Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Qatar World Cup: Indian site worker passes away after cardiac arrest
An Indian steelworker who suddenly became ill at a Qatar World Cup site has died, organisers of the 2022 tournament announced in a statement on Saturday. Jaleshwar Prasad, 48, died of a cardiac arrest after falling ill at the Al Bayt stadium on Wednesday morning, said the Supreme Committee... Read more
Indian teenager shoots himself in head while taking selfie with loaded gun
An Indian teenager accidentally shot himself in the head with his father’s handgun while trying to take a “selfie “photograph, police said earlier yesterday, the latest in a series of such accidents. The 15-year-old is being treated in hospital at Pathankot in Punjab state and is expected to survive,... Read more
Sadiq Khan vs Zac Goldsmith ─ London’s mayoral favourites couldn’t be more different
London: The favourites to become London’s new mayor on Thursday are two completely contrasting candidates: Zac Goldsmith, the son of a tycoon financier and Jemima Khan’s brother, and Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan. Polls put Labour candidate Khan, 45 and his Conservative rival Zac... Read more
Shahbaz announces raise in labourers’ salaries
Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced an increase of Rs.1000 per month in the salaries of labourers here at a special ceremony held to mark the International labour Day. He also vowed to eliminate child labour from the province of Punjab while addressing at the ceremony. The... Read more
Iran’s new parliament has more women than clerics
Tehran: Iran’s new parliament will have more women than clerics when its members are sworn in this month, a first in the Islamic republic and a sign of the country’s evolving politics. Official results Saturday showed that reformist and moderate politicians allied with President Hassan Rouhani won a big victory... Read more
Kaleemullah nets his first goal since USA move
Pakistan attacker Kaleemullah Khan, on Saturday, netted his first United Soccer League (USL) goal, but still could not help his team, Tulsa Roughnecks, avoid a 3-1 defeat against San Antonio FC. Kaleemullah, who hails from Chaman, signed up with Tulsa Roughnecks in December last year and is mostly used... Read more
Qureshi for across-the-board accountability
Sukkur: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi has called for an across-the-board accountability of corrupt people in the country. Addressing the District Bar Association in Sukkur, he said Imran Khan was expected to visit the city but he could not come because of a busy schedule. He said... Read more
JUI-F leader filmed by doctor during medical examination
Islamabad: A video of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman was uploaded onto social media by a Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) doctor, despite the binding ethical and legal responsibility of doctors to keep patients’ matters confidential. Upon receiving complaints from the family and followers of the... Read more
Pakistan Cup: Punjab take on KPK in finals today
The Cool&Cool final of Pakistan Cup will be played between Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwar (KPK) at Faisalabad today. Punjab has qualified for the final after defeating Sindh by five wickets. Read more
Govt directs FBR, SBP, SECP to probe Panama leaks
The government has directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), to probe the Panama Leaks. Under the directions from government has advised FBR, SBP and SECP to investigate Panama Leak under their respective laws and jurisdictions and... Read more
World Labour Day today
The International Labour Day-2016 is being observed today (Sunday) across the globe including Pakistan under the theme “Celebrating the international labour movement”. The Labour day aims to pay tribute to workers’ sacrifices in achieving economic and social rights all over the world. Seminars will be held in different cities... Read more
PTI all set to how muscles in Lahore rally today
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is all set to show muscles against corruption today at Charing Cross Chowk, Lahore. PTI Chairman Imran Khan, while addressing a rally in Islamabad as the party marked its 20th foundation day, announced to hold another rally at Lahore’s Charing Cross on May 01. PTI’s preparations for the... Read more