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...
‘Are you Shia?’, Hajj pilgrims to declare sect
Pakistani pilgrims to perform Hajj this year will have to declare whether they are “Shia’ on their Hajj application forms. According to sources, Riyadh has made it mandatory for all Hajj pilgrims to declare their sect as it fears that sectarian tensions could rise in the kingdom owing to... Read more
Asian football: Pakistan accept terms to elect Indian rival
Manama: What price for the position of Asian Football Confederation’s vice president? For India’s Praful Patel, it meant ensuring more fixtures and playing opportunities for arch-rivals Pakistan. Patel was elected unopposed as the AFC VP from the seven-nation South Asia (SAFF) block in Bahrain on Thursday after Pakistan’s soccer head... Read more
Sufi Mohammad calls followers for boycotting TTP
Chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM), Sufi Muhammad directed his followers directed to boycott the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). TNSM Chief, Sufi Mohammad in his will said TTP’s activities has damaged Islam by lacks basic Islamic and humanistic values. According to sources, the will was written four days after the attack on Army... Read more
Pakistani drug trafficker gets Saudi sword
Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling on Friday, the 73rd execution in the kingdom so far this year. Shirin Khan Abbas Khan was put to death in Riyadh province after being found guilty of smuggling heroin into the kingdom in swallowed balloons, the interior ministry said.... Read more
Shahid Hamid murder case may be reopened
Karachi: After JIT report on Saulat Mirza revelation, murder case of MD of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (K-Electric), Shahid Hamid is likely to be reopened. According to sources,  police have received details from Anti-terrorism court (ATC) over the directives of the federal government. Saulat Mirza was awarded death penalty in... Read more
Britney Spears cancels shows after onstage fall
Los Angeles: Britney Spears has canceled two shows in Las Vegas this weekend after injuring her ankle in an embarrassing onstage fall, her publicist said Thursday. “Britney injured her ankle during her performance Wednesday evening and her doctor has advised her not to perform Friday and Saturday evening so... Read more
Pakistan lead Bangladesh by 296 runs in first Test
Khulna, Bangladesh: Pakistan were dismissed for 628 in their first innings shortly before lunch on the fourth day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Khulna on Friday. Bangladesh, who made 332 in their first innings after winning the toss, trail by 296 runs with five sessions remaining in... Read more
Pakistan observes World Labour Day today
International Labour Day will be marked across Pakistan today (Friday). In different cities trade union bodies, workers confederations, and civil society organisations  to stage major rallies for the rights of labourers. In Punjab,  Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif to announce Labour Policy of 2014 on this pivotal day in the... Read more
DSP Abdul Fateh shot dead in Karachi
Karachi: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Abdul Fateh ambushed in Gulshan-e-Hadeed  on Friday along with his security guard. Accoring to police sources, Fateh and security guard died on the spot, whereas three more security guards were injured in the attack. DSP Fateh was posted at Bin Qasim area in... Read more
Altaf ’s remarks against army leadership disgusting
Rawalpindi: Pakistan Army termed Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain’s statement earlier today against army leadership as “uncalled for and disgusting”. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asim Bajwa in a message on Twitter, tweeted  “Such reference to Army or its leadership as reaction to arrest of criminals,... Read more
Altaf hussain urges workers to get one hour of military training daily
Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain said that declaring him a RAW agent is not new as it happens every other day. Talking to the party workers and after SSP Rao Anwaar’s sizzling press conference, he said, “I urge on the RAW to support us once and for... Read more