NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Birthday boy Aamer targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback
Pakistani pacer Mohammad Aamer’s 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing. Currently turning out for Omar Associates in Pakistan’s Grade-II tournament, Aamer, who has bagged an impressive 22 wickets... Read more
Sitcom ‘Halal in the Family’ explores being Muslim in America
Called “that rarest of things in popular entertainment, a sympathetic Muslim family at the center of its own show,” by The New York Times, web series Halal in the Family went live last week, showing audiences the lighter side of being Muslim in America. Aired on website Funny or... Read more
KSE suffers 81pts loss; 100-index drops to 32270pts
Karachi: The Karachi Stock Exchange remained in bearish mood on first trading day as benchmark KSE 100-index fell 0.25 per cent, losing 81 points to drop to 32269.85 points till midday on Monday as the major quarter end results are due in current week. The country’s biggest stock witnessed... Read more
Rupee largely stable against dollar
KARACHI: Pakistani rupee remained firm against US dollar in interbank and gained value in open market on Monday. As per the currency market, the American currency dropped five paisas in open market and traded at 102.80 and remained unchanged in interbank at 101.60. On Friday, the US dollar was... Read more
Prime suspect in Imran Farooq murder arrested in Karachi: Nisar
Karachi: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Monday claimed that a key accused involved in the murder of defunct Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Farooq murder case has been arrested. Talking to media in Islamabad, Nisar said the accused, identified as Moazzam Ali Khan, was arrested from... Read more
Three key accused arrested in Tahir plaza inferno case
Karachi: Rangers Monday claimed to have arrested three key accused in Tahir plaza inferno case in which six people were burnt alive in April 2008. According to the Rangers spokesman, the key arrested suspects included Muhammad Ali alias Darinda, Naeem and Shams. The Tahir Plaza, which housed lawyers’ offices... Read more
Australian man charged with 145 child sex offences
Sydney:An Australian man was charged on Monday with 145 sex offences against at least 28 children, including rape, after allegedly using social media to groom them. Police claim the 47-year-old from Warwick, southwest of Brisbane, Queensland, used several aliases online ─ including Jazz, Jazzman and David Bourne ─ to... Read more
Lalique and Lladro launch in Lahore
Lahore:Lalique and Lladro, two of the deluxe high-end brands of French and Spanish decorative arts, opened their respective stores at Alfatah Mall in Lahore. Lalique is an inimitable crystal boutique that has been fashioned by generations of artists, a universe declined through tableware, decoration, jewelry, accessories and perfumes. The French... Read more
Sania Mirza climbs to top of doubles ranking
Sania Mirza became the first Indian woman to hold the No. 1 ranking on Monday, after she and partner Martina Hingis continued their doubles dominance by defeating Daria Jurak and Casey Dellacqua 6-0, 6-4 to win the Family Circle Cup. It is the team’s third straight title after deciding... Read more
Two killed in Bangladesh protests against Jamaat leader execution
Dhaka: Two student activists have been shot dead in Bangladesh, police said Monday, as the Jaamat-e-Islami party tried to enforce a nationwide strike to protest at the execution of a senior leader. There were also reports of protesters firebombing vehicles around the country as tensions ran high following the... Read more
PM to issue statement on Yemen conflict today
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will issue a special statement on Yemen conflict at 6.30pm on Monday. The PM has also summoned a meeting today at 3pm to discuss the issue with key party leaders as well as cabinet members. The statement will come amid Saudi Arabia Minister for... Read more
Meera to campaign in NA-246 for PTI
Scandals queen and disputed film actor Meera has announced that she will be running Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s election campaign from NA-246 Karachi. In a statement issued on Sunday Meera said that she would run the election campaign of the PTI candidate Imran Ismail from the National Assembly’s constituency i.e. NA-246,... Read more
Three-year-old accidentally shoots dead baby in US: reports
Washington : A three-year-old boy in Cleveland killed a baby on Sunday when a gun that he picked up went off and hit the one-year-old in the face, US media reported. Investigators are trying to determine where the gun, left unattended in the house, came from, Cleveland.com reported, citing... Read more
It will discover extraterrestrial life by 2045: NASA
Washington: Signs of alien life will be detected by 2025, while “definitive evidence” of extra-terrestrial beings may be found within the next 20 to 30 years, top Nasa scientists say. “I think we’re going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we’re... Read more