» US urges Afghanistan to stop terrorists from using its soil
18/04/24 15:30 from GEO TV - Pakistan
"We support Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and ensure safety, security of its citizens," State Dept says

» Out-of-school children: Sindh govt launches non-formal education initiative
18/04/24 02:59 from GEO TV - Pakistan
A child who drops out of school will be able to complete education up to eighth grade, says education minister

» Punjab changes school timings for summer season
18/04/24 02:16 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Punjab schools will remain open from 7:45am to 1:15pm while regular classes will conclude at 11:45am on Fridays

» Security forces kill seven terrorists trying to infiltrate Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan
18/04/24 01:41 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Military urges Taliban-led govt to ensure effective border management on their side of the border

» After clean chit to Gen Faiz, PTI urges CJP to take action against those responsible for Faizabad sit-in
18/04/24 01:02 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Imran Khan-founded party demands publicising Faizabad sit-in inquiry commission’s report, action against PM

» Nawaz Sharif's guard charged for 'spitting' on woman in London
18/04/24 00:48 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Guard Farid Nemouchi charged with alleged “common assault” on a complaint made by Panzani Cheema

» How to stay safe from lightning strikes as Karachi braces for heavy rain, thunder
17/04/24 23:59 from GEO TV - Pakistan
At least 65 people have died so far in storm-related incidents including lightning in Pakistan, say officials

» Is UAE-like heavy rain expected in Karachi?
17/04/24 23:30 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Strong westerly system expected to cause heavy downpours in different parts of country including Karachi

» Nawaz Sharif gets clean chit by NAB in Toshakhana reference
17/04/24 20:47 from GEO TV - Pakistan
The car in question was not a part of the Toshakhana at the time of purchase by the PML-N supremo, NAB tells court

» SHC asks interior ministry to revoke X closure letter within a week
17/04/24 18:52 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Court directs Ministry of Interior to explain reasons behind its decision to suspend social media platform by May 9

» Gandapur blasts Fazl, says JUI-F chief wants to 'set his price'
17/04/24 20:33 from GEO TV - Pakistan
"Fazlur Rehman doesn't even have a [single] vote in his own house. Even my [PTI's] worker will beat him [in elections]," KP chief minister says

» ECP mulls using Brazilian EVMs as pilot project
17/04/24 18:32 from GEO TV - Pakistan
"The electoral process in Brazil is one of the best and technologically most advanced in the world," says ECP spokesperson

» Pervez Khattak lobbying to join PPP
17/04/24 15:59 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Pervez Khattak has been told that he can join the party only after approval from the PPP's Nowshera leadership, sources say

» Faizabad sit-in inquiry commission report is neither authentic nor reliable: Khawaja Asif
17/04/24 16:08 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Commission was a joke as Lt Gen (retd) Hamid and Gen (retd) Bajwa didn't appear before it, says defence minister

» US assures support to Pakistan in managing 'daunting debt burden'
17/04/24 14:11 from GEO TV - Pakistan
"We encourage the govt to prioritise and expand economic reforms to address its economic challenges," says Miller

» Sehwan accident claims six lives
17/04/24 09:09 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Most injured poeple are said to be in critical condition.

» In meeting with army chief, Saudi FM emphasises ‘strategic nature of bilateral ties'
17/04/24 04:25 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Gen Munir conveys his best wishes for mutually beneficial outcomes from interaction for both states, says ISPR

» Two Pakistani nationals arrested in Saudi Arabia on drug trafficking charges
17/04/24 03:02 from GEO TV - Pakistan
Suspects reportedly using a residential unit as a base to distribute 13,000 narcotic tablets

» Sadaf Ihsan, disowned by JUI-F, reinstated as MNA on reserved seat
17/04/24 03:20 from GEO TV - Pakistan
JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman had sought suspension of the notification of the “unknown woman”

» WATCH: PML-N supremo Nawaz advises naanbai against 'overcharging' public
16/04/24 23:24 from GEO TV - Pakistan
PML-N supremo along with Punjab CM Maryam Nawaz pay surprise visits to some nanbais

» EU to tighten Iran sanctions after Israel attack

18/04/24 09:53 - BBC News - World

» Deadly Africa heat caused by human-induced warming

18/04/24 09:00 - BBC News - World

» Dubai airport chaos as Gulf hit by deadly storms

18/04/24 08:31 - BBC News - World

» Croatia braces for horse-trading after tight election

18/04/24 08:26 - BBC News - World

» Spy scandal revives fears of Austrian exposure to Russia

18/04/24 08:04 - BBC News - World

» Ukraine PM warns of Third World War if Russia wins

18/04/24 07:13 - BBC News - World

» Ukraine warns of WW3 ahead of stalled US aid vote

18/04/24 07:13 - BBC News - World

» Ivy League college head slams campus antisemitism

18/04/24 07:12 - BBC News - World

» 'Do I stop coming to church?': Tensions run high in multi-faith Sydney

18/04/24 07:03 - BBC News - World

» The man who flew over LA using balloons and a garden chair

18/04/24 06:46 - BBC News - World

» Boeing whistleblower says he was put through 'hell'

18/04/24 06:00 - BBC News - World

» Qatar reassessing its role in Gaza peace talks

18/04/24 05:51 - BBC News - World

» The West says China makes too much. Its workers disagree

18/04/24 05:22 - BBC News - World

» Stabbed Australian bishop forgives alleged attacker

18/04/24 05:16 - BBC News - World

» Biden calls for tripling tariffs on Chinese metals

18/04/24 04:39 - BBC News - World

» Sweden votes to lower age to change legal gender to 16

18/04/24 03:03 - BBC News - World

» Dubai airport chaos as Gulf reels from deadly storms

18/04/24 02:50 - BBC News - World

» Senate dismisses impeachment case against Mayorkas

18/04/24 02:36 - BBC News - World

» Ballerinas break world record standing 'en pointe'

18/04/24 02:20 - BBC News - World

» 'We're living on duty free' say tourists stranded in Dubai

18/04/24 02:04 - BBC News - World

» Watch: Volcano in Indonesia spews lava and smoke

18/04/24 02:02 - BBC News - World

» Lawmakers to vote soon on stalled Ukraine aid

18/04/24 01:47 - BBC News - World

» 'I miss her hugs': Warwick Davis's tribute to wife

18/04/24 01:34 - BBC News - World

» Gaza truce talks hit stumbling block, Qatar says

18/04/24 00:11 - BBC News - World

» Boeing whistleblower airs concerns on 787

18/04/24 00:05 - BBC News - World

» South Korea’s KFA tenders for up to 69,000 T corn, traders say
18/04/24 10:56 from Business Recorder - Latest News
HAMBURG: South Korea’s Korea Feed Association (KFA) has issued an international tender to purchase up to 69,000 metric tons of animal feed corn to be sourced from South America or South Africa only, European traders said on Thursday. The...

» Nokia sees stronger H2 after Q1 comparable profit grows less than expected
18/04/24 10:54 from Business Recorder - Latest News
Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia reported on Thursday a smaller rise than expected in first-quarter comparable operating profit as sales tumbled when operators reduced spending on 5G technology. Operating profit excluding certain items o...

» TSMC Q1 profit rises 9%, beats market expectations
18/04/24 10:52 from Business Recorder - Latest News
TAIPEI: Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC posted a 9% rise in first-quarter net profit on Thursday that beat market expectations as it rides a wave of demand for semiconductors used in artificial intelligence applications. Taiwan Semiconductor Ma...

» Apple plans to invest more than $250mn to expand Singapore campus
18/04/24 10:49 from Business Recorder - Latest News
SINGAPORE: Apple Inc plans to invest more than $250 million to expand its regional campus or operations in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore, according to a company statement dated April 17. Two buildings acquired in 2022, located across from Apple’...

» MARI successfully drills another appraisal well in Sindh
18/04/24 10:53 from Business Recorder - Latest News
Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MARI), one of Pakistan’s largest energy and exploration companies, has successfully drilled and tested another appraisal well in the Mari Ghazij formation located in Mari Development and Production Lease (...

» Sydney’s Bondi Westfield mall reopens for tributes after fatal stabbings
18/04/24 10:37 from Business Recorder - Latest News
SYDNEY: Sydney’s Bondi Westfield mall on Thursday reopened for the first time since a man with a knife killed six people there on Saturday before police shot him. The operators of the Westfield mall, about 3 kilometres (2 miles) from the...

» EU leaders to hear shake-up needed to match global rivals
18/04/24 10:34 from Business Recorder - Latest News
BRUSSELS: European Union leaders will hear on Thursday how the bloc could act to catch up to the United States, China and other rivals in a global race in new green and digital technologies. Former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, ta...

» Asia stocks mixed as soaring dollar pauses
18/04/24 10:30 from Business Recorder - Latest News
SINGAPORE: Asian stocks crept higher in a mixed session on Thursday, while the dollar took a breather and bond markets steadied as investors stepped back to assess the interest rate outlook. Oil nursed its sharpest fall in two-and-a-half...

» Intra-day update: rupee moves higher against US dollar
18/04/24 10:51 from Business Recorder - Latest News
The Pakistani rupee registered a minor gain against the US dollar, appreciating 0.03% in the opening hours of trading in the inter-bank market on Thursday. At 10:20am, the rupee was hovering at 278.32 against the greenback. On Wednesday,...

» UAE reels for a third day after record-breaking storm
18/04/24 10:28 from Business Recorder - Latest News
DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates was still grappling on Thursday with the aftermath of a record-breaking storm this week that brought much of the country to a standstill. In Dubai, operations at the airport, a major travel hub, remain dis...

» Indian rupee pressured by Fed rate outlook, helped by dip in oil prices
18/04/24 10:15 from Business Recorder - Latest News
MUMBAI: The Indian rupee is likely to open little changed on Thursday amid expectations that US interest rates will remain higher for longer and a pullback in oil prices. Non-deliverable forwards indicate the rupee will open at 83.52-83....

» India bond yields may inch down as oil, Treasury yields dip
18/04/24 10:12 from Business Recorder - Latest News
MUMBAI: Indian government bond yields may edge lower in early trading on Thursday as oil prices as well as US Treasury yields have come off recent highs, calming investors’ nerves. The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond is likely to tre...

» Aurangzeb meets Donald Lu, other US officials
18/04/24 10:14 from Business Recorder - Latest News
Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb, who is currently in Washington attending World Bank-IMF Spring meetings being held from April 15 to 20, met with US Assistant Secretary of State Donald Lu, the man at the center of the “cipher controv...

» Australia shares rebound as mining, bank stocks rally; jobs data in focus
18/04/24 10:10 from Business Recorder - Latest News
Australian shares inched up on Thursday after five sessions of losses, buoyed by miners on rising underlying iron ore prices, while heavyweight financial stocks gained as local investors shrug off cautious remarks from the US Federal Res...

» Japan’s Nikkei set for fourth losing session as chip stocks weigh
18/04/24 10:08 from Business Recorder - Latest News
TOKYO: Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Thursday, putting it on course for its longest losing streak since October, as chip-sector shares followed global peers lower. The Nikkei was down 0.48% at 37,779.25 as of 0141 GMT, heading for...

» Indian shares set for muted open as worries about US rate, Middle East linger
18/04/24 10:06 from Business Recorder - Latest News
BENGALURU: Indian shares are set to open little changed on Thursday, after falling about 3% in the past three sessions, as fading hopes of early US rate cuts and geopolitical tensions in the Middle East continue to weigh on investor sent...

» Dollar takes a breather as investors ponder US rates outlook
18/04/24 09:59 from Business Recorder - Latest News
SINGAPORE: The dollar was soft on Thursday as traders assessed the US interest rates outlook in the wake of comments from Federal Reserve officials that cemented expectation of monetary settings remaining restrictive for a while longer. ...

» Oil stabilises after sharp drop on demand concerns, easing of Middle East tension
18/04/24 10:04 from Business Recorder - Latest News
NEW DELHI: Oil prices were little changed after a 3% drop in the previous session as the market remains concerned about demand this year and on signs that a wider conflict in the key Middle East producing region could be avoided. Brent f...

» Time to miss another opportunity
18/04/24 07:44 from Business Recorder - Latest News
Lady luck has a strange romance reserved for PML-N. After two years of record high food inflation - averaging above 25 percent - it seems that the domestic food prices are on the edge of precipice. Although the carryover impact from infl...

» LSM: 20 months in the red
18/04/24 07:39 from Business Recorder - Latest News
The longest negative LSM growth streak got longer, as per the latest data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). February 2024 marks the 20th consecutive month of negative cumulative year-on-year LSM growth. The good news i...