Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe
Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a...
Ishaq Dar relieved of finance ministry duties
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has accepted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s request to be relieved of his duties. Dar...
Man Utd progress on hold after Basel celebrate 1-0 win
Manchester United missed a chance to reach the Champions League knockout stages with a match to spare for the...
Mohammad Amir almost close to a hat-trick in his return to domestic cricket on Friday, following a ban of four and a half years. Amir had the opening batsman Naved Malik and then Ali Sarfraz caught off successive deliveries in his fourth over of a grade-two match, one level below... Read more
Disney feeds ‘Frozen’ frenzy with news of seque
Los Angeles: The Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has started work on a sequel to “Frozen,” the best-selling animated movie of all time and a global merchandising phenomenon that helped push the media giant to record profits. Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee are returning for the sequel, Disney said... Read more
Pakistan tells India to “behave dipolomatically” over Lakhvi release
Islamabad: Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner to lodge a protest for un-necessarily highlighting the issue of release of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi by Pakistani court. The Indian Deputy High Commissioner was summoned to Foreign Office Friday in retaliation to summoning Pakistan’s High Commission to India... Read more
Airstrikes kill 48 militants in Tirah Valley
Rawalpindi: In airstrikes by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan killed 48 militants. According to ISPR, the air raids were carried out early Friday morning in Tirah Valley, targeting militants’ hideouts. The strikes come a day after Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif and... Read more
Pakistan successfully tests own first indigenous armed drone: ISPR
Rawalpindi: Pakistan has successfully test fired an armed drone Burraq and its laser guided missile Barq on Friday. According to DG ISPR Asim Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif witnessed the test fire, which has impressive accuracy and multiplies capability against terrorists. The army chief praised... Read more
England end World Cup with Afghan stroll
England’s miserable World Cup ended with a comfortable nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in a rain-marred Pool A clash at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Chasing a revised target of 101 to win in 25 overs under the Duckworth/Lewis method following three rain delays, England finished on 101 for... Read more
I have no faith in the justice of this country: Shafqat Hussain’s mother
The family of a man condemned to death as a teenager made an emotional appeal for mercy Friday, saying a court order for his execution next week had “shattered their hopes”. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi gave instructions Thursday to hang Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a seven-year-old boy... Read more
Zimbabwe hope their World Cup campaign and the international career of Brendan Taylor end on a happy note in their last Pool B match against India in Auckland tomorrow The Africans started with an impressive performance against South Africa in Hamilton, losing by 62 runs before beating the United... Read more
2 Lyari gangsters killed
Two gangsters from Lyari gang were killed during an overnight encounter with a police party in Karachi’s crime infested area of Lyari. According to police, an exchange of gunfire took place in Lyari area of Daryabad overnight that saw two criminals—Jabbar Dada and Hafiz Chooni—killed. Weapons and extortion money... Read more
Firefighters extinguish Karachi cloth warehouse fire
Karachi: A cloth warehouse located in Godhra caught fire overnight, on Friday. According to firefighter officials, fire erupted at a cloth warehouse located Godhra of Sector-11J, has been brought under control. Officials also confirmed that at least four firefighting vehicles took part in the hour-long operation to extinguish the... Read more
Bangladesh make 288-7 against New Zealand
Mohammad Mahmudullah hit a second successive century to lead Bangladesh to a respectable 288-7 against New Zealand in the World Cup Pool A match in Hamilton on Friday. The 29-year-old right-hander, who hit a match-winning 103 against England in Adelaide on Monday, scored a 123-ball undefeated 128 to lift... Read more
New Zealand put Bangladesh into bat
Hamilton: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to bowl in the World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Friday. Both teams have already qualified for the quarter-finals, New Zealand with five wins in as many games as table-toppers while... Read more