Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
Saudi monarch imposes penalty on Binladin Group for Makkah crane crash
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman earlier today sanctioned the Saudi Binladin Group for last Friday’s crane collapse at Mecca’s Grand Mosque, which killed more than 100 people days before the hajj pilgrimage. The construction firm belongs to the family of the late Al-Qaeda leader and global terrorist Osama bin Laden.... Read more
Saudi monarch announces compensation for Makkah crane victims
Saudi King Salman  has announced compensation to the families of the deceased as well as the injured in the terrible crane fall accident at the Grand Mosque in Makkah. Islam’s holiest city. According to Saudi media, the money will be paid to the family of each martyr in this accident... Read more
PIA offers 25% discount on domestic tickets for Eid holidays
On the occasion of Eid ul Azha, PIA is offering 25 percent ticket discount on all domestic sectors for travel during September 25,26 and 27- the three days of Eid Ul Azha. A statement said that the discount offer was formally announced by PIA Director Marketing & Customer Services,... Read more
Pakistani soldier killed by Indian firing at LoC
 A soldier of the Pakistan Army lost his life  due to indiscriminate Indian firing at Rawalakot’s Battal Sector of the Line of Control  earlier today. In a statement the ISPR said the martyred Pakistani soldier had been identified as Shams who was a resident of village Shanglot in Gopis... Read more
England announce squad for Pakistan series
Uncapped Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari was named in England’s squad earlier today for the forthcoming three test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Left-armer Ansari, 23, is the third spinner in the 16-man team alongside Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid. Moeen could be used as an opening... Read more
In scenic Nathiagali, solar water heaters help protect enviroment
“A solar geyser does not cause respiratory diseases, it reduces the burden of firewood collection, and it gets rid of kerosene expenses,” a roadside shop owner, Muhammad Naeem’ 35 who owns the appliance, tells curious visitors. “My wife no longer burns fuelwood to heat water for cooking, bathing, and washing... Read more
Pakistani-born environmentalist may become Oslo’s new mayor
A environmentalist originally from Pakistan could become Oslo’s next mayor after his party became kingmaker in the Norwegian capital following local elections. After winning five seats on Oslo city council in Monday´s election, the green party MDG holds the balance of power and says it will insist its candidate,... Read more
India’s politics destroying spirit of sports in subcontinent: Shahnaz Sheikh
Islamabad: Former Olympian Shahnaz Sheikh on Monday lashed out at the Indian Hockey League (IHL) officials for not including Pakistani players in its fourth edition, saying the politics in the neighbouring country is destroying the spirit of sports in the subcontinent. According to reports, the Indian hockey officials have... Read more
Doctors end boycott at Karachi’s Jinnah hospital
Karachi: Doctors at Karachi’s largest public sector hospital ended their protest on Tuesday after two days of boycotting out-patient departments and ward services to demand payment of health risk allowance, increase in salaries and promotion of doctors. The Young Doctors’ Association (YDA) announced that it is calling off its... Read more
Pak-China military relations will grow to unprecedented heights: COAS
Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visted Bahadur Ranges (Attock) amnd witnessed the closing ceremony of the Pak-China Special Forces joint exercise ‘Warrior-III’. According to an ISPR press release, Special Forces of Pakistan Army and Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) conducted a seven week long exercise with... Read more
Zardari cautions institutions against overstepping limits
Islamabad: On the eve of the International Democracy day, former President Asif Ali Zardari said that democracy demands that all institutions respect the limits imposed on them by the Constitution of Pakistan. In a message issued by the Pakistan People’s Party, the former president said that democracy was much... Read more
Ayyan Ali’s indictment deferred again
Rawalpindi: Model Ayyan Ali appeared before the Customs Court for the fourth time after being released on bail in the currency smuggling case. The indictment of the model was deferred and the hearing was adjourned till September 28. Ayyan Ali appeared in court with a new hair colour and was... Read more
Dedicated teacher who educated Afghan refugee girls wins UN prize
A teacher who has dedicated her whole life to educating Afghan refugee girls, challenging cultural sexism by setting up classes in a makeshift tent, has won a special prize awarded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Aqeela Asifi, 49, left Kabul with her family in 1992,... Read more
Pakistan-born MP supports Queen’s rep who complained about Brit Pakistanis
A Pakistan-born member of parliament (MP) has come out in support of the Queen’s representative who resigned from his office after a series of emails containing controversial content pertaining to Britain’s Pakistani community were leaked. Supporting the royal aide, Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, said... Read more