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...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
ATC issues arrest warrants for Imran Khan, Tahir-ul-Qadri and others
An anti-terrorism court in the federal capital has issued arrest warrants for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan, and Pakistan Awami Tehereek’s Dr Allama Tahirul Qadri. The warrants have been released for their allegedly inciting the protestors to attack Parliament House and state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) buildings. Warrants are also out... Read more
Pakistan on the brink of victory in 1st Test match against the Kiwis
A ruthless pakistan are on the verge of of victory in the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi earlier today. A ninth wicket stand of 36 in 14.5 overs between Mark Craig (27) and Ish Sodhi (27) delayed Pakistan s victory on the fourth day at Sheikh Zayed... Read more
“Imran Khan should see a psychiatrist”: Asma Jahangir
Former president Supreme Court Bar Association  and arguably Pakistan’s most well known human rights activist, Asma Jehangir said earlier today that, “Imran Khan had become habitual of criticising others”. Talking to the media at the Lahore High Court, she said she had never criticised women for dancing in Imran... Read more
“US has no involvement in Hong Kong protests”: US President Obama
The United States has no role in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, President Barack Obama said in Beijing earlier today, in-spite of Chinese accusations that foreign forces are involved. “I was unequivocal in saying that the US had no involvement in fostering the protests that took place in Hong... Read more
Dozens killed in bomb attack on Yemen rebel fighters
A bomb attack hit a gathering of Huthi fighters in central Yemen earlier today killing dozens of people, military and tribal sources said. The attack targeted the residence of a local tribal chief in the central town of Rada that was being used as a camp by the militia,... Read more
US war against IS escalating steadily
US military action against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria began on a small scale three months ago but has steadily expanded in size and scope, raising the stakes for Washington, experts say. The mission has morphed from protecting religious minorities in Iraq to a vow to “destroy”... Read more
Trade suffers due to Wagah incident
Trade between Pakistan and India through Wagah-Attari land route could not be fully restored today some nine days or so after a suicide attack near the site of flag-lowering ceremony. “Long queues of trucks can be seen on both sides of the border, waiting for trade to reopen while... Read more
Maula Jatt feud festers on
The ensuing confusion between Sarwar Bhatti, Bilal Lashari and Faisal Rafi pertaining to the copyrights of the Maula Jatt franchise is getting interesting with every passing moment. Earlier, Sarwar Bhatti, the producer of the original Maula Jatt films, had accused filmmakers Bilal Lashari and Faisal Rafi of possible copyrights... Read more
Khairpur road mishap: Police file case against NHA as death toll reaches 60
As the death toll from deadly Kharipur accident rose to 60, police earlier today filed an FIR against the National Highway Authority. The FIR was filed by Station House Officer Amir Yousaf Zai. On November 11, a passenger bus – en route to Karachi from Swat – collided with a... Read more
Sindh Cabinet holds meeting over drought crisis in Mithi
Earlier today Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah arrived in Mithi with his ministers to discuss the drought crisis in Sindh’s desert district of Tharparkar. Security has been stepped up in Mithi, ahead of the provincial cabinet’s meeting. A two-year child Arbab Rajar died in Mithi today increasing... Read more
Active buying on cotton market
The cotton market yesterday remained steady where buyers remained in the forefront. The underlying sentiment also stood firm. Cotton procurement ope­r­­a­tions by the Trading Cor­p­oration of Pakistan (TCP) which began late last week have helped phutti (seed cotton) prices to stabilise. However, brokers are apprehensive about the TCP’s involvement... Read more
Gold prices firms in global market
Gold firmed today as demand for physical metal picked up after the previous day’s 2 per cent slide, prices remain under pressure from gains in the dollar and stocks. Physical buying gathered pace in Europe and major consumer China on Tuesday, traders said, supporting prices after dollar strength had... Read more
Microsoft unveils 1st Lumia without Nokia brandname
Microsoft Corp said it would roll out its Lumia 535 smartphone this month with an affordable price tag in its key markets, dropping the Nokia name just months after buying the Finnish company’s handset business. Loaded with its latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, the Lumia 535 and Lumia... Read more
Aptma assured of gas availability in winter by SNGPL
In a meeting held with Aptma office-bearers yesterday, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) Managing Director Arif Hameed assured All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) of maximum gas supply depending on its availability and weather conditions. Earlier, Aptma Central Chairman S M Tanveer said the textile industry’s viability would... Read more