Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes in the ultimate over as the West Indies stunned England to lift the World Twenty20 title in Kolkata today. The Windies went into the last over needing 19 to win and with expert ‘death bowler’ Ben Stokes handed the ball, it looked like England... Read more
West Indies beat England in nail biting thriller to claim 2nd World T20 crown
West Indies, today beat England by four wickets to take ICC World Twenty20 title at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes as West Indies scored 24 off the final over to beat England in an amazing World Twenty20 final. England’s dream of becoming the first team to... Read more
World T20 final: Joe Root’s half century guides England to 155-9
Joe Root hit a classy 54 to help England post a challenging 155 for nine wickets against West Indies in the final of the sixth World T20 at Eden Gardens earlier today. Root’s second fifty of the tournament helped the 2010 champions to recover from a poor start but England... Read more
World T20 final: West Indies decide to bowl 1st
West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and decided to field against England in the final of the sixth World T20 at Eden Gardens today. Both the teams fielded unchanged squads for the match that will see one of them becoming the first team to win a second World Twenty20... Read more
West Indies maidens defeat hot favourites Australia to clinch ‘maiden’ World T20 title
Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews as well as skipper Stafanie Taylor who led from the front, propelled the West Indies to their maiden women’s World T20 crown in a nail biting last-over win against Australia in today’s final in Kolkata, India. Chasing a competitive 149 for a win against the three-time... Read more
Its official: “Boom Boom’ Afridi resigns as T20 captain
Pakistan Cricket T20 Captain, Shahid ( boom boom) Afridi as of today, resigned from the T20 captaincy after his abysmal performance in the recently concluded World T20. However, he will continue to play league cricket as a player. In a message from his Twitter account, he stated “Today I wish to inform my fans in... Read more
Bhutto’s death anniversary: PPP to hold ‘Pakistan’s biggest ever rally’
“This year’s rally in Garhi Khuda Bux to mark the death anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto will prove to be the biggest in the history of Pakistan,” claimed the octogenarian Sindh Chief Minister: Qaim Ali Shah. He was talking to the media after chairing the meeting of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)... Read more
Hindu to Muslim: SHC directs police to provide protection to girl convert
The Sindh High Court (SHC) in Karachi, formally directed the police authorities to provide protection to a girl, who is allegedly facing threats from her Hindu family. The girl had approached the high court, seeking direction for police authorities to not arrest her husband in the case regarding her... Read more
“Pakistan Army has clear major terrorist hubs in NWA” ISPR
The Pakistan Army has cleared an estimated 640 Square Kilometers of the rugged and impassible Shawal area in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and has effectively  restored the writ of the government in all areas especially in remote pockets of FATA. According to ISPR, major terrorist hubs of Mana, Gurbaz, Lataka,... Read more
Officer investigating Pathankot attack gunned down
A Muslim officer of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) involved in the investigation of the terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot was shot dead in Uttar Pardesh province, local  media reported on Sunday. NIA Inspector Mohammad Tanzil Ahmed was returning from a wedding along with... Read more
Road accident in Jhang: 7 dead
 At least seven people lost their lives  and as many were  injured in a road accident in Jhang earlier today, rescue officials said. According to reports, the accident took place when two trucks collided on Khushab Road. The dead and injured were taken to nearby hospitals. Identities of the deceased are yet... Read more
“Great time for cloud computing in Pakistan” Oracle
Pakistan’s information communications and technology (ICT) sector has been ranked as one of the largest contributors to the economy of the country over the last decade or so. The current technology landscape is rapidly evolving with the emergence of enterprise cloud offerings, which in turn is accelerating the pace... Read more
KPK to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls
The apex panel overseeing the over all implementation of the National Action Plan against terrorism in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has decided to seek help from Kabul against extortionists using Afghan soil to make extortion calls in Peshawar. The top committee also decided to shut down illegal communication towers on Pakistani soil. “A high-level delegation... Read more
Pakistan wants to be accepted as a responsible nuclear state
At the global Nuclear Security Summit held in Washington D.C in the USA, Pakistan actively sought greater acceptance as a responsible nuclear state. “We believe that since Pakistan has strong credentials on nuclear safety, security and non-proliferation, it qualifies for full integration in the multilateral export control regimes,” a... Read more