Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
JUD Cheif Hafiz Saeed announces a movement against US sanctions
Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed earlier today announced the launch of a movement against United States’ sanctions against his organization. Addressing the press outside the JuD center after Friday prayers, he said that the US caused ‘martyrdom’ of thousands of people in Iraq through false propaganda, adding that unarmed... Read more
Imran Khan Threatens Govt. with “Million Man March”
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan announced while addressing a rally in Bahawalpur earlier today that he will lead ‘Islamabad Tsunami March’ comprising over 10 lakh participants on August 14 if PTI’s demands not fulfilled. “PML-N you have one month to get us the answers,” he said. “I want... Read more
Afridi plans a Twenty20 match to raise money for IDPs
Pakistan cricket legend Shahid Afridi said Friday he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise money for almost half a million people displaced by a military operation in the country’s northwest. More than 470,000 have fled the offensive against strongholds of the Taliban and other militants in North Waziristan... Read more
Camera maker GoPro’s IPO priced at $24 per share
Wearable sports camera maker GoPro Inc’s initial public offering was priced at $24 per share, an underwriter said, valuing the company at up to $2.96 billion. GoPro’s IPO raised about $427.2 million, after the offering of 17.8 million class A shares was priced at the top end of the... Read more
New Zealand all out on 293 in third test against West Indies
Kraigg Brathwaite and Chris Gayle led West Indies to 32 without loss, a deficit of 261 runs, at the end of the first day in the third and deciding test against New Zealand in Bridgetown, Barbados on Thursday. Brathwaite, man of the match in the second test in Trinidad... Read more
Sri Lanka withdraws on-arrival visa facility for Pakistanis
Sri Lankan Govt. has withdrawn on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani visitors. Sri Lankan foreign ministry has formally informed Pakistan Govt. about the decision.  Pakistani  visitors to Sri Lanka will have to obtain visa before departing with immediate effect According to sources, on-arrival visa facility has been withdrawn on the request... Read more
Nadal, Federer eases into 3rd round
Rafael Nadal avenged his shock 2012 Wimbledon defeat to Lukas Rosol yesterday  with a tense and hard-fought 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-4 win over the big-hitting Czech. World number one Nadal did it the hard way, however, dropping the first set and then trailing 2-4 in the second before... Read more
Sharapova, Serena march into Wimbledon third round
French Open champion Maria Sharapova booked her place in the Wimbledon third round with a crushing 6-2, 6-1 win against Swiss qualifier Timea Bacsinszky yesterday. Sharapova lost just one game in her first round victory against Samantha Murray and the 2004 Wimbledon winner was almost as dominant in her... Read more
Abdullah leads protesters in Afghan election stand-off
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah led several thousand demonstrators through Kabul earlier today in a protest against alleged election fraud that has triggered a political crisis. Abdullah has vowed to reject the election result, saying he was the victim of massive ballot-box stuffing in the June 14 poll with... Read more
US rights group finds ISIL execution site near Tikrit
Human Rights Watch said Thursday that fighters inspired by Al-Qaeda had executed Iraqi soldiers en masse this month in Tikrit.In mid-June, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) posted photos online of what they claimed to be the bodies of dozens of captured security forces... Read more
Unleash your inner demons: Gullu Butt fever inspires mobile app
“There is a handlebar-mustached thug in all of us”o says local Android app developer Pawail Qaisar, the creator of a mindlessly addictive game centered around everyone’s current favourite, Shafeeq Gujjar aka Gullu Butt. “Everyone is frustrated in one way or another,” Pawail says“There is a Gullu in all of... Read more
ECP to share Qadri’s assets detail with FIA
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ensured the Federal Investigation Agency that it will provide the details of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in its probe against PAT Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri. In a letter to ECP and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), the investigation agency had asked them to provide... Read more
Doctor gunned down inside his clinic in Karachi
A medical practitioner was shot dead inside his clinic in Karachi earlier today in what appears to be a sectarian attack. The deceased was identified as Dr. Syed Sharafat Ali. According to sources, unknown gunmen barged into the clinic of Dr. Sharafat Ali in Gulbahar locality and shot him multiple times. Police... Read more
Saudi Arabian Airlines suspends flights to Peshawar
Saudi Arabian Airlines became the third international airline to suspend its flights to Peshawar after a Pakistan International Airlines plane was attacked by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Earlier, Emirates Airlines and Qatar Airways had already suspended their operation to and from Peshawar. A female passenger was killed while two flight attendants... Read more