Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart
Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week...
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Imran Khan gives ‘2-day ultimatum’ to PM
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan gave a two day ultimatum to the Prime Minister, Mian  Nawaz Sharif to step down and announced the launch of a civil disobedience campaign against the incumbent government. While addressing to Azadi March IK said “The sit-in will continue for two more days. Mian Sahab, please,... Read more
Imran Khan launches ‘Civil Disobedience’ movement
 Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan Sunday announced the launch of a civil disobedience movement against the Govt. Read more
“Revolution” can wipe out grand corruption: Dr. Qadri
Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr. Allama Tahir-ul-Qadri said on Sunday that 10 points agenda of PAT can be implemented using country’s own resources without any loan. Addressing supporters on Sunday evening at a sit-in at Khayaban-e-Suharwardi in Islamabad, Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri said that all the home work to implement 10-point... Read more
Ferrer-Federer clash in Cincinnati Final
Five-times champion Roger Federer tamed big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic with a comfortable 6-2 6-3 win on Saturday to join Spain’s David Ferrer in the final of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. The 33-year-old Swiss, in a rematch of the Wimbledon semi-final that he won in three sets, improved to... Read more
India must build defences so none dares cast ‘evil eye’: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India must build up its military might to the point that no other country “dare cast an evil eye” on the South Asian nation. Modi made the statement at a ceremony in Mumbai for the commissioning of the country´s biggest locally built... Read more
Landslides, floods kill more then 100, displace thousands in Nepal, India
The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed to at least 109 yesterday as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses, officials said. The downpours also displaced thousands of people in the scenic Himalayan region and revived... Read more
Hamlet: The Shahid Kapoor version
With a diverse palette of films that ranges from the coming-of-age love story Ishq Vishk (2003) to caper thriller Kaminey (2009) to masala film Rajkumar (2013), Kapoor has been swaying back and forth in terms of his film choices. But, with his upcoming film Haider (an adaptation of Hamlet),... Read more
Retail stores teaming up with design gurus
The trend of retail stores collaborating with designer kingpins has taken off.. Recently, a few outlets of Gul Ahmed Ideas have been raising funds for the Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust through collaborations with designers Sania Maskatiya and Deepak Perwani. Sania, who created a series of scarves for the same... Read more
Colombo Test: Sri Lanka set Pakistan target of 271 runs on lack lustre wicket
Sri Lanka has set Pakistan a target of 271 runs to win the second test match being played at Sinhalese Sports Cub Ground in Colombo on Sunday. The hosts started day four of the second test at 177/2. Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara was the top scorer for the... Read more
Sarwat Gillani-Fahad Mirza tie the knot
Actors Sarwat Gilani and Fahad Mirza tied the knot in Karachi on August 13. The couple, who exchanged rings in an intimate engagement party last year, has finalised their union in a nikkah ceremony which was followed by grand celebrations. The two love birds have claimed to know each... Read more
‘Khattak rules out plan to dissolve KP Assembly’
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtonkhwa Pervez Khattak in a telephonic conversation with  the Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq catagoricaly ruled out the rumour that PTI core Committee has decided to dissolve the KP Assembly. No matter regarding dissolving of KP Assembly came under discussion during the PTI meeting chaired by party... Read more
17th Ustad death anniversary of Shahensha-e-Qawwali Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Music lovers observed the 17th death anniversary of “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”, meaning “The King of Kings of Qawwali,” Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on Saturday. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13, 1948 in Faisalabad. The legendary singer was not only popular in Pakistan but also in rest of... Read more
Banks invest 83pc of liquid assets in T-bills
Despite a better credit off-take by the private sector, banks did not change their strategy to maximise their investment in government papers in the fiscal year 2014, a report of the State Bank reveals. “Banks’ holding of government securities now stands at 83 per cent of their total liquid... Read more
Shahbaz offers to resign to resolve political crisis
According to sources, the Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has offered to tender his resignation to resolve the ongoing political crisis. After the dramatic development,  the government is ready to hold direct talks with Imran Khan and Dr. Tahirul Qadri if opposition demand for resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif... Read more