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...
FIR of Sabeen Mahmud’s murder case registered under Terrorism Act
Murder FIR of Sabeen Muhamud has been registered at Defence Police Station under sections 302 (murder), 324 (attempted murder) and 7 under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Sabeen Mahmud, the director and founder of The Second Floor (T2F) cafe, was shot dead in an act of target killing Friday night in Karachi.... Read more
Director T2F Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Karachi
Sabeen Mehmud, the director of cafe The Second Floor (T2F), was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karachi late on Friday. According to initial details, Mehmud was heading home along with her mother after having hosted an event on Balochistan at the cafe when two unidentified armed men opened... Read more
Bangladesh record first T20 win over Pakistan
Dhaka: Shakib Al Hasan’s fine all-round showing powered Bangladesh to a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday, their first Twenty20 international win over their Asian rivals. Bangladesh, who also swept the three-match one-day international series, lost three quick wickets but chased down a 142-run target with 22 balls to... Read more
Karachi: Yasir Nawaz’s Wrong Number due to hit the cinemas on Eid-ul-Fitr is the latest addition to the happy-go-lucky Pakistani movies slated for release this year, among such impressive names as the star-studded Ho Mann Jahan, Karachi se Lahore, Yeh Jawani Phir Nahi Aani, Bin Roye, Maah-e-Mir and Pakistan’s... Read more
N-tailing a mix of fixes for Pakistani skin
Lahore: With 30 years of a successful career and a new make-up palette being stocked at exclusive stores, Nabila has been one step ahead of her contemporaries. The make-up dynamo comes armed with products that are expected to be game-changers in the beauty industry of Pakistan; recently launching her... Read more
Machh Jail officials seek new date for Saulat Mirza’s execution
Machh Jail officials will write a letter to the Sindh government seeking a new date for the execution of death-row inmate Saulat Mirza. The date of Saulat Mirza’s execution was extended by President Mamnoon Hussain till April 30. Mirza will be executed after a new date is given by... Read more
Italian police operational against anti-Pakistan militants
Rome : Italian police said on Friday they were carrying out a “vast anti-terrorism” operation against an organization inspired by al Qaeda that wanted to support attacks against Pakistan’s government and U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Police wiretaps had determined that two people among 18 targeted by arrest warrants were suspected... Read more
PM Nawaz to depart for UK today
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for the United Kingdom today at the invitation of British Prime Minister David Cameron, a statement from the Foreign Office said Friday. During the visit the prime minister will participate in the National Commemoration of the Centenary of Gallipoli Campaign and ANZAC... Read more
Iranian ships turn back from Yemen: US officials
Washington : An Iranian convoy of ships suspected of carrying weapons for Huthi rebels in Yemen has turned around and headed north, away from the war-torn country, US defense officials said on Thursday. The move came after the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier and other American warships deployed off Yemen’s... Read more
Brazil aim for best ever medals haul in Rio
New York :Brazilian Minister of Sports George Hilton says everything is on track for the 2016 Rio Games, including the host country’s goal of a top-10 finish in the medals table for Brazil’s best ever Olympics haul. Hilton told Reuters that all venues are now on schedule, pollution problems... Read more
Sovereignty, territorial integrity of KSA policy imperative for Pakistan: PM
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while reiterating a strong response from Pakistan on any aggression against Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity agreed on further expanding existing defence, security and intelligence cooperation. A statement issued on Friday from the Foreign Office, following the prime minister’s one day visit to Saudi Arabia... Read more
Pakistan reiterates resolve to safeguard Saudi security
Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif while reiterating a strong response from Pakistan on any aggression against Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity agreed on further expanding existing defense, security and intelligence cooperation. A statement issued Friday from the Foreign Office, following Prime Minister’s one day visit to Saudi Arabia said... Read more
S Korea, US wrap up annual military drills
Seoul : South Korea and the United States on Friday wrapped up annual joint military exercises that always raise tensions with North Korea, which views them as provocative rehearsals for invasion. Pyongyang conducted a series of short-range missile launches into the sea to register their displeasure with the joint drills,... Read more
Russian hackers infiltrated Pentagon network: US
Washington : Russian hackers were able to access an unclassified Pentagon computer network earlier this year, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on Thursday. “We quickly identified the compromise and had a team of incident responders hunting down the intruders within 24 hours,” Carter said during a speech on... Read more