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...
Ever thought how your fashion choices can make a difference to the environment?
Let’s not ignore the fact that one of the major sources of pollution is the fashion and textile industry. Millions of ‘fast’ fashion garments that was worn an average of just six times are being land filled every day. More and more diseases are being attributed to our constant... Read more
Kiwis level series after crushing Pakistan in last test match
New Zealand completed an innings and 80-run win over Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sharjah earlier today, to level the three-match series 1-1. Seamer Trent Boult took 4-38 and Mark Craig 3-109 which overshadowed Asad Shafiq’s career-best 137 as Pakistan were dismissed for 259 in their... Read more
Cracker targets media vans near Islamabad:3 injured
RAWALPINDI: A cracker blast took place near media vans at Faizinter change, the main gateway between Islamabad and Rawalpindi, injuring three media personnel Sunday. According to the local media correspondent, unidentified outlaws hurled a cracker on the vehicles at Faiz interchange and managed to flee, injuring three media staffers of... Read more
PTI ready to resume talks with govt .
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Sunday expressed willingness to resume talks with the PML-N government . Khan’s remarks came a couple of hours before his address to the party’s large public gathering in Islamabad where he vowed to announce a ‘plan C’. Earlier today, Prime Minister... Read more
One dead in Mubarak clashes

One dead in Mubarak clashes

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CAIRO: One person was killed in clashes between Egyptian police and protesters in central Cairo on Saturday after a court dropped a murder case against ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak, officials said. More than 1,000 protesters had converged on Tahrir Square in Cairo after the verdict earlier in the day.... Read more
Protesters stop Khattak’s convoy on Peshawar motorway
PESHAWAR: Activists of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) blocked a portion of Peshawar-Islamabad motorway on Sunday in protest against the assassination of the party leader Maulana Khalid Mehmood Soomro. The protest blocked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak’s convoy that was heading to Islamabad to attending his party’s rally. A large... Read more
PM spending Rs.30 mln/day on ads against me: Khan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claims that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is spending Rs.30 million daily on advertisements against him. “Nawaz Sharif, in a state of utter panic, is spending Rs 3 crore a day of taxpayers’ money on ads against me,” said Khan through a recognized... Read more
Rs73bn shortfall in revenue collection
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) witnessed a shortfall of Rs73 billion in revenue collection during the first five months (July-Nov) of this fiscal year (FY15). The collection stood at Rs900bn against the target of Rs973bn. However, it recorded a marginal growth of 14 per cent over the... Read more
Repatriation of $405m in profits on foreign investments
KARACHI: The first four months of this fiscal year saw repatriation of $405 million in profits and dividends on foreign investments (including portfolio investment) compared to $408m the same period last fiscal year. A latest report of the State Bank showed that during July-October 2014-15, the repatriation of profits... Read more
Strike being observed against JUI-F leader’s murder
KARACHI: Shutter down strike is being observed in several cities of Sindh and other provinces on the second consecutive day against the murder of senior Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader Khalid Mehmood Soomro, who was shot dead in Khosa Goth, Sukkur yesterday. The strike is being observed in Othal,... Read more
Islamabad braces for PTI ‘tsunami’
ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan’s promised Nov 30 rally will begin this evening in Islamabad amid tight security arrangements by the federal capital administrations. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will address his thousands of supporters at around 7pm today. The public gathering will formally begin on 12 pm. Khan said... Read more
At least 120 dead in Nigeria mosque suicide attack
KANO: At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Friday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria´s top Islamic leaders. The attack at the Grand Mosque in Kano, the biggest city in... Read more
Police arrest 15 in fresh Ferguson protests
FERGUSON: Police arrested 15 people in the protest-hit St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Friday in more demonstrations demanding justice for an unarmed black teenager killed by police. There have also been sporadic demonstrations around the United States after a Missouri grand jury decided earlier this week not to... Read more
Fifteen killed in ‘terrorist attack’ in China’s Xinjiang
BEIJING: Fifteen people have been killed and 14 others wounded in a “terrorist attack” in China´s mostly Muslim Xinjiang region, the official Chinese news agency said Saturday. A group of “terrorists” launched an attack on civilians Friday in Shache county, leaving four people dead and 14 wounded. Eleven “terrorists”... Read more