Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
Arseniy Yatsenyuk blames law enforcement agencies over Odessa Violence
Ukraine’s PM has blamed the country’s law enforcement agencies for failing to rebuke violence in the southern city of Odessa, in which recently violence  left more than 40 people dead. Most of the victims were pro-Russian separatists who died in a fire after barricading themselves in a building. While talking... Read more
Afghan Govt.  declared Day of national mourning
The Afghan government has declared a day of national mourning for at least 2,000 people killed  when a mountain collapsed and covered the area in mud and rocks on Friday. Shah Waliullah Adib, Badakhshan provincial governor told the International media that there was now no hope for more than 2,000... Read more
Warid set to launch 4G LTE services, after PTA nods approval
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) accepted Warid Telecom’s plea to permit it to start 4G LTE services in the country. PTA had held auctions for 3G and 4G network licences on April 23 – a process in which Warid did not participate in. The bids of four mobile operators... Read more
Russia adopts Second World War style rhetoric in showdown with Ukraine
 Russian media has increasingly compared events in Ukraine to the darkest crimes of Nazi Germany, ahead of next week´s anniversary of Soviet victory in World War II. Since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine, Russian television and officials have made frequent references to the “fascists” Moscow claims are... Read more
Truck crash kills 23 in Haiti
A truck overturned Saturday in Haiti, killing 23 people and wounding dozens of others. “The passengers were crammed inside the vehicle surrounded by products,” the parent of a victim said after the crash in the southern town of Roseaux. About 50 vendors were riding inside the truck.Almost all of them... Read more
Gunman, 3 others killed in US shootings, two children critically injured
A gunman shot six people at a U.S. home Saturday, killing a man and a 13 year old girl and critically wounding two boys, before fatally shooting a worker at a nearby business, police said. The suspected gunman was later found dead of a gunshot wound in the driver´s... Read more
Enraged villagers in D.I. Khan ransacked the sugar mill and set its building on fire
Enraged villagers  who lost their relatives in a toxic effluence related accident ransacked the sugar mill and set its building on fire in the Ramak area of Dera Ismail Khan on Saturday. Police arrested seven employees, including the general manager and production manager, of the Chashma Sugar Mills No... Read more
TTP leaders killed in clashes with security forces
Two leaders of the  Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in clashes with security forces in the Bober area of South Waziristan, officials said. Irfan Mehsud, son of Azam Tariq, a member of the central shura and former spokesman for the TTP, was killed in an exchange of fire with... Read more
Govt. to release 13 more TTP prisoners unconditionally
Taliban Committee member Maulana Yousaf Shah says 13 inmates from the list handed to the govt. by the TTP, will be release in a couple of days. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Shah said military and Taliban were attacking each other after end to ceasefire. “A list... Read more
Bridge collapses in south China, 11 people dead
A stone arch bridge under illegal construction in a village in southern China collapsed, killing 11 people and injuring several others, state media said Sunday. Rescuers pulled out 26 people, mostly construction workers, after the bridge came down Saturday afternoon in Liangkengkou village in Guangdong province. Five of them... Read more
Manchester City top of the table
Manchester City beat Everton 3:2 and returned to the top of the table on goal difference with their victory over Everton. Liverpool hoped that Everton would beat M. City. However, their hopes were dashed when Everton were beaten Read more
MQM censures Sindh CM Qaim Ali Shah
The Central Decision Making Committee of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lashed out at Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah for denouncing its “Day of Mourning” observed on Friday Commenting on CM Shah’s statement, the Muttahida’s Coordination Committee said the extrajudicial assassination of the MQM’s operatives, is deplorable,... Read more
Marc Marquez continued his MotoGP domination
Reigning world champion Marc Marquez continued his MotoGP domination on Saturday at Jerez to secure his fourth straight pole in track record time for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. The Spaniard’s time of 1min 38.120sec broke compatriot Jorge Lorenzo’s previous record from 2008 by 0.069 of a second and in... Read more
Veena Malik appointed IHRC Goodwill Ambassador
International Human Rights Commission has appointed actress Veena Malik as its ‘Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Humanity worldwide’. “I look at it as an opportunity to safeguard the human rights in Pakistan “, said the actress-turned-goodwill-ambassedor.  Veena said that to help her accomplish her dreams, her husband, Assad Bashir... Read more