Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
All over for Pakistan
The Green Shirts suffered one of their most crushing defeats ever even as West Indies registered their biggest T20 win. The current world T 20 champions scored a  massive 84-run victory and joined India in the semis from  Group 2. The West indians  will play Sri Lanka in the... Read more
West Indies won the toss and bat first against Pakistan
West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in a knock-out match of the World Twenty20 in Dhaka on Tuesday.   Read more
English coach embarrassed by defeat to Netherlands
England coach Ashley Giles Monday admitted their World Twenty20 defeat against minnows the Netherlands was “embarrassing” and said he shared the fans’ anger at their humiliating loss. England went down to the Netherlands by 45 runs in their last group one match in the Super-10 stage, a repeat of... Read more
2011 World Cup and the Indian Premier League were fixed
A London-based newspaper has claimed that some matches of 2011 World Cup and the Indian Premier League were fixed. The Daily Mail quoted a ‘confidential’ report of the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) which claimed that several high-profile players of different teams were approached by a... Read more
World court orders halt to Japan’s “Scientific Whaling”
Judges at the highest U.N. court ordered Japan to halt its whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting Japan’s argument that its whaling was for scientific purposes, not for human consumption.  Japan is one of the few countries in the world that allows whaling albeit for ostensibly “scientific reasons” . Read more
Sterling grateful for Rodgers support
According to Sky Sports Liverpool winger, Raheem Sterling expressed his gratitude for boss Brendan Rodgers’s support which, he claims, encouraged and motivated him to a great extent. Sterling is deemed a very strong contender for a place in England’s world cup squad, especially after Roy Hodgson’s assistant Ray Lewington... Read more
Nokia X launches sale in Pakistan
Nokia Pakistan announced today that Nokia X part of the new Nokia X family of affordable smart phones that run Android™ apps, has begun selling in Pakistan. The new device is the perfect introduction to a world of Android apps, coupled with signature Nokia experiences, and the most popular... Read more
Al-Jazeera journalist ridicules ‘aiding Muslim Brotherhood’ charges
An al-Jazeera journalist currently under trial in Egypt for reportedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood has called the charges ‘preposterous’. Peter Greste and two other Al-Jazeera reporters were denied bail on Monday in the high-profile case. The journalists pleaded their innocence after being let out of a metal cage... Read more
Six dead more then two dozen injured in blasts in the Kenyan Capital
At least six people have been killed in three almost simultaneous explosions in a part of the Kenyan capital Nairobi that is popular with Somalis. Though there were no immediate claims of responsibility,  in the past attacks in the neighbourhood known as ‘Little Mogadishu’ have been blamed on Somalia’s... Read more
Russia withdraws from Ukraine border
Ukraine on Monday reported a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from its eastern border, amid growing signs that the Kremlin is ready to defuse the worst East-West standoff since the Cold War. The announcement came after a four-hour meeting in Paris between US Secretary of State John Kerry and... Read more
Former President Pervez Musharraf may ‘possibly’ leave Pakistan
Former president Pervez Musharraf can leave Pakistan for UAE this week following a possible removal of his from the Exit Control List (ECL), Sources said Nasim apprised Musharraf that his name could possibly be excluded from the ECL  which will enable him to leave for Sharjah where his 95-year-old... Read more
Fire rages in Plaza at Kalima Chawk Lahore
Fire spread over  the upper stories of a  commercial plaza on Tuesday near Kalma Chowk area of the city At least four people including women were seen stranded at fourth floor of the plaza. Rescue teams reacting quickly to the emergency reached the spot and rescued them with the... Read more
LPG price reduced by Rs 10 per kg
The LPG Marketing Companies have reduced the LPG price by Rs 10 per Kilogram, The Chairman of LPG Distribution Association, Irfan Khokhar said in statement that LPG prices were being reduced as result of LPG policy 2014. He predicted that price would be further lowered. The new prices are... Read more
CNG available throughout week from today in Punjab
After a gap of three years, the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations in Punjab will remain open throughout the week from Tuesday but for six hours only. The SNGPL has issued a notification in this regard on Monday allowing the owners of filling stations to keep their outlets... Read more