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...
MQM disowns Sindh governor Ishratul Ebad, demands for resignation
Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Monday  disowns Sindh governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan and demanded the resignation. The MQM leader Farooq Sattar, addressing a press conference at MQM headquarter, demanded the governor to tender his resignation and return to the party. He said that Altaf Hussain proposed Ebad for... Read more
Fawad Khan begins shooting for ‘Kapoor and Sons’
It’s official, folks: filming for Fawad Khan’s second Bollywood flick, Kapoor and Sons, has begun! Producer Karan Johar fired off a celebratory tweet to his cast and crew on Sunday afternoon: The family drama will star Fawad Khan, alongside the Student of the Year duo Alia Bhatt and Siddharth... Read more
Monty the GOLDFISH has £200 operation to remove tumour from head
Monty, a beloved five-year-old family pet, had multiple tumours behind its left eye which had spread through its back. A team of vets from Highcroft Veterinary Group and Bristol Zoo carried out the 45-minute operation, which saw the tiny fish placed in water soluble anaesthetic. Throughout the £200 operation,... Read more
Bullet riddled body of cop recovered in Lahore
Lahore : Bullet riddled body of a policeman shot dead by unknown persons was recovered from a park here on Monday. Police said that dead body of Constable Imran serving in Qillah Gujjar Singh police station was found in a park of Dharmpura adjacent to the canal. The deceased... Read more
PM to visit Afghanistan
Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will visit Afghanistan on Tuesday at the invitation of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on... Read more
Saulat Mirza to be executed tomorrow
KARACHI:Balochistan’s Machh Jail authorities decided to finalize death row prisoner Saulat Mirza’s hanging tomorrow (Tuesday), according to local media sources. Officials said that the convict had a last meeting with his family members in jail. Mirza will be hanged at 4 30 am on May 12, jail authorities stated.... Read more
Waheed-ur-Rehman’s assassination was blind murder: Police
Karachi: Police personnel today declared assassination of assistant professor Waheed-ur-Rehman of Karachi University as blind murder. Police failed to collect evidences in the murder case, despite receiving forensic report of weapons used to slain the professor. The investigation officer has revealed that the bullet shells don’t match any incident,... Read more
India has credible information of Dawood being in Pakistan: Rajnath
New Delhi: After facing flak from Opposition, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that India has effective intelligence to prove that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, Rajnath Singh said, “Pakistan was given all relevant documents on Dawood Ibrahim but they... Read more
Gwadar port starts operations for commercial export
GWADAR: Gwadar port started its long-awaited operations for containerised shipment services on Monday as the first private container vessel berthed at the deep sea port. The MV ZI JING SONG container vessel was the first reefer container vessel to berth since the port’s completion in 2007. With this, Gwadar... Read more
PM Sharif congratulates Cameron over win in UK elections
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier yesterday felicitated the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom and its leadership over winning clear majority in general elections. Prime Minister Nawaz, in a message to Prime Minister David Cameron, said that Pakistan enjoyed strong bilateral ties with the United Kingdom (UK), which had... Read more
IHC rejects Shafqat’s plea to form JC to determine age
Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed a plea seeking establishment of a judicial commission to determine the age of the death row convict Shafqat Hussain and lift the stay order against his execution. Justice Athar Minnallah announced the verdict, which the court had reserved three days back.... Read more
Saad Rafique back in the saddle as SC suspends his suspension
The Supreme Court ear suspended an election tribunal’s decision to unseat Railways Minister Saad Rafique over alleged irregularities in the 2013 general election. A three-member bench of Supreme Court, headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, took up an appeal of PML-N leader Saad Rafique who had challenged the tribunal’s... Read more
Napa ‘I Am Karachi’ Theatre: Juloos — marching towards the light
Karachi: The last offering of the ‘Napa-I Am Karachi Theatre and Music Series’ was a crowning achievement for all those involved. This dramatic venture brought together young actors and directors to showcase their talent for a larger audience, with the intention to share their view of the city of... Read more
Airbus shares hit following A400M crash in Spain
Paris: Shares in European aerospace giant Airbus fell more than three per cent in opening trade Monday after one of its A400M military planes crashed in Spain over the weekend, killing four. In opening trades, shares in Airbus were down 3.36 per cent, underperforming the wider market which was down... Read more