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...
Britain eases rules for foreign bank branches
LONDON: Foreign banks can operate as branches in Britain but only if they hold minimal deposits and meet other safeguards under new Bank of England (BoE) rules partly aimed at making it easier for Chinese wholesale banks to set up shop in London. The new rules mark a formal... Read more
Stand-off hampers economic growth
KARACHI: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) believes that ongoing political stand-off in Islamabad and terrorist attack on Karachi airport negatively impacted the ongoing business activities and also chased away expected Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Among major setbacks noted by OICCI members in the survey included... Read more
KSE ends week on low note
KARACHI: The strong rally built up over the week took a pause on Friday when the KSE-100 index settled lower by 90.52 points (0.31 per cent) at 29,513.78 after a roller coaster ride. Investors sounded peeved about the political situation fiercely debated at the Parliament. Heavy rains and floods... Read more
Ethiopia is the new low cost home for manufacturing garments
ADDIS ABABA: As basic wages soar in China, low-end manufacturing is starting to shift to cheaper locations around the world, and frontier African nations such as Ethiopia are positioning themselves to reap the benefits. With rock-bottom wages, cheap and stable electricity and improving transport infrastructure, the continent’s most populous... Read more
Imran Khan Announces to approach SC for PM’s disqualification
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced that his party would file a petition in the Supreme Court seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for telling lies on the floor of assembly. Addressing the participants of Azadi March on Saturday night, Khan said that “I am not... Read more
US plane crashes in Jamaica

US plane crashes in Jamaica

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WASHINGTON: A small US plane crashed in waters off Jamaica on Friday after flying for hours with an unresponsive pilot, veering off course and sparking a fighter jet escort. At least two people were killed. The plane went down 14 miles (22 kilometers) north of Port Antonio on the... Read more
Djokovic, Federer aim for title showdown at U.S. Open
Seven years after their first grand slam final meeting, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer stand on the verge of a third showdown at the highest level. Top-seeded Djokovic will face Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Federer, the number two seed, will play Marin Cilic of Croatia in Saturday’s semi-finals. In... Read more
Mirza and Soares win U.S. Open mixed doubles title
Sania Mirza of India and Brazilian Bruno Soares won the U.S. Open mixed doubles title on Friday, extended to a sixth championship point by American Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico. Top-seeded Mirza and Soares won 6-1 2-6 11-9, sealing the match tiebreak when Spears sent a backhand... Read more
General Sharif visits IDPs Camp in Bannu
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Saturday visited Bakakhel IDPs camp in Bannu after his visit of Mir Ali to pass the 48th Defence Day with military troops fighting terrorists in North Waziristan. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that General Sharif visited Bakakhel Camp... Read more
Son of Allama Abbas Kumaili Martyr in Karachi gun attack
According to local news channel, Ali Akbar Kumaili, elder son of Allama Abbas Kumaili, who was critically wounded and taken to Ziauddin Hospital Karachi, where he succumbed to his bullet wounds. (May Allah rest his soul in Peace and eternity) Ali Akbar Kumaili, came under attack in Bhangoria Goth area of... Read more
Son of Allama Abbas Kumaili wounded in Karachi gun attack
According to Police, unidentified gunmen shot and wounded the son of a renowned scholar in Karachi on Saturday. According to initial reports, Ali Akbar Kumaili, elder son of Allama Abbas Kumaili, was critically wounded when his car came under attack in Bhangoria Goth area of Azizabad when he came... Read more
Nisar demands judicial probe into Ahsan’s allegations
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali today proposed for a  judicial commission to investigate allegations levelled by Aitzaz Ahasn and  said “Ahsan’s address should be considered an FIR and he should himself propose names of the judges for the proposed tribunal to launch an impartial inquiry”. Addressing a press conference in... Read more
Hardcore Apple fans are already waiting outside the New York City store to be the first to get their hands on the new iPhone 6, expected to be announced on September 9th. Many of them are camping out and being paid by sponsors to wear their t-shirts. Read more
Addressing the participants of Azadi March on Friday, PTI Chief rejects the allegation that PTI had taken to the streets at establishment ‘s dictation and said “Its clear that army is not interfering in the political matters .” Khan lambast Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Mahmood Khan Achakzai  and said “There... Read more