Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved...
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday,...
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows...
Tahir-ul-Qadri opposed to martial law
Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that  he opposes martial law in Pakistan and his revolution has no room for military intervention in the country. Speaking to the media in Lahore, PAT Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the call for a revolution will be made within a... Read more
Pak-India foreign secretaries set to to meet in Islamabad in August
The foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India are set to meet in Islamabad next month in the neighbouring countries’ latest attempt at improving ties. The proposed meeting, announced by Pakistan’s foreign office on Wednesday, comes after Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi... Read more
TransAsia Airways passenger plane  crashes in Taiwan, killing 47 people on board
A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of tyhoon-hit Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people, the Civil Aeronautics Administration said. The plane, a 70-seat turboprop ATR Model 72, crashed near the runway with 54 passengers and four crew on board, it... Read more
Son in law of Allama Talib Jahauri murdered: KBA  boycotts court proceedings in Protest
Karachi Bar Association has announced that courts’ proceedings on Thursday will remained closed against the murder of a senior advocate in Karachi. Advocate Syed Mubarak Ali Kazmi, son-in-law of world renowned religious scholar Allama Talib Jauhari, was shot as he stepped out of his car to buy fruit in... Read more
Three person test tube baby plans around the corner in UK
The creation of babies using sperm and eggs from three people has moved a step closer in the UK. A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health. But a number of technical and scientific details need to be finalised... Read more
Sania Saeed’s Main Adakara Banun Gi to run at the Arts council
‘Main adakara banun gi’,is a play  directed by Shahid Shafaat, and it would be staged from Aug 8 to Sept 8 at the Arts Council, Karachi. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Wassam, representing KopyKats Productions that has produced the play, said his group was striving hard to contribute to... Read more
Foreign investors may be allowed to trade in the Saudi Stock market
Foreigners would soon be allowed to trade on the Arab world’s biggest bourse — the Saudi stock market. The Saudi Tadawul stock market has a capitalisation of around $530 billion. In a long-awaited mood, the government granted the regulator, the Capital Markets Authority, the power to grant foreigners the... Read more
Shah Mehmood Qureshi lambasts Zardari’s US trip
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader, Shah Mehmood Qureshi Wednesday wondered as to, “what guarantees Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is seeking from Washington.” He said this in reaction to a statement of PPP leader Shehla Raza in which, according to a section of media, she went on... Read more
Exports to Afghanistan fall over 9%
Exports to Afghanistan dropped by around nine per cent in the first half (July-December) of 2013-14 compared with the year-ago period, a commerce ministry report said yesterday. Official figures compiled by the ministry showed that exports to the neighbouring country fell by 8.84pc to $927.577 million in July-Dec FY14... Read more
Kunal Deshmukh’s Raja Natwarlal
Natwar lal is director Deshmukh’ fourth project as a director. Its title has been derived from the namesake of “India’s greatest conman (Natwarlal) who repeatedly sold the Taj Mahal and the parliament house,” says Deshmukh. Affirming that the film offers a unique approach to the concept of con artists,... Read more
Woman and lawyer shot dead in Karachi
A woman and a lawyer were shot dead in two separate firing incidents in the city on Wednesday. According to police, the woman was gunned down in Karimabad area of the city. Her husband, daughter and son sustained bullet injuries in the incident and shifted to a hospital. In... Read more
Zardari meets US Vice President
Zardari held a  key meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden Former President Asif Ali Zardari’s US visit is underway during which he is holding talks with key US politicians including Vice President Joe Biden. Both leaders in their meeting discussed Pak-US ties and other matters of mutual interest... Read more
PML-N minister advises Imran Khan to abandon ‘anarchy march’
Federal Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique has said Imran Khan should abandon his ‘anarchy march’ and refrain from dividing nation on Independence Day. He asked Khan to avoid any protest move on the day of independence. He termed PTI’s scheduled march on August 14 as ‘anarchy march’ and... Read more
New constitution for PCB
The Pakistan Cricket Board is set next week to adopt a new constitution intended to make the appointment of its chairman more democratic and weaken political influence. The changes come as the board prepares to hold a fresh election to end the by now almost comical game of musical... Read more