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...
Mohammad Amir strikes on England return
Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir marked his return to first-class cricket in England with three wickets as Somerset collapsed at Taunton on Monday. Left-arm fast bowler Amir took three for 36 in 11 overs, all top-order wickets including former England opener Marcus Trescothick. Somerset slumped to 128 all out in reply... Read more
Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Dominates ‘Tarzan,’ Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ Bombs
“Finding Dory” dominated the Independence Day box office, overcoming a trio of new releases to provide the weekend’s biggest fireworks. The Pixar release swam to the top of the charts for the third consecutive weekend, picking up $41.9 million to bring its domestic total to $372.2 million. The follow-up... Read more
Suicide blast near Masjid-i-Nabvi kills two security officials
A suicide bomber detonated a device near the security headquarters of Masjid-i-Nabvi in Madinah, the second-holiest site in Islam, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported on Monday. The news channel showed images of fire raging in a parking lot and reported the initial death toll in Madinah as three, which includes... Read more
Nepal opens probe into Indian police couple’s Everest claims
Nepal has opened an investigation into an Indian police couple accused of falsifying photographs to support their claim of summiting Mount Everest this year, an official said Monday. Indian police constables Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod earlier told reporters they reached the top of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak on May... Read more
COAS breaks fast with TDPs in Bannu Camp
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif spent time with Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDPs) and broke his fast with them in Bannu camp, Inter Services Public Relations said Monday. According to the tweets by DG ISPR Lt-Gen. Asim Bajwa, the Army Chief also interacted with the TDPs on... Read more
Tomatoes selling at Rs 200 per kg in Karachi
Rates of all kitchen commodities especially chicken and tomatoes have gone out of the reach of common man in Karachi. The price of tomatoes has reached to Rs200 per kg while chicken is being sold at up to Rs 280 per kilogram. Rates of vegetables and fruits have also... Read more
Thieves break into Talal Chaudhry’s falt in Parliament Lodges
Thieves broken into PML-N National Assembly member, Talal Chaudhry’s flat in the Parliament Lodges on Monday. According to details, the thieves had broken into Talal Chaudhry’s flat in the Parliament Lodges through the balcony. Today, when Talal Chaudhry’s brother arrived at his flat, the door to his flat was... Read more
Property dealer, four of family shot dead in Rawalpindi
Four members of a family were shot dead  in Dhoke Pharai area on Adiala Road in Rawalpindi. According to police reports, a property dealer,Sher Afzal, his wife Asia Bibi and two daughters were killed by unknown attackers in their home. Their bodies were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital for... Read more
Serena grabs 300th Grand Slam win, Kyrgios sets up Murray duel
Serena Williams needed just 51 minutes to clinch the 300th Grand Slam win of her career on Sunday as the defending champion made the Wimbledon last 16. The 34-year-old American brushed aside Germany’s world number 43 Annika Beck 6-3, 6-0 on the back of 25 winners and seven aces... Read more
Bangladeshi rich kids who grew up to be jihadists
Well-educated and hailing from wealthy families, the gunmen who killed 20 hostages in a Bangladesh cafe defy the increasingly outdated stereotype of jihadists from poor backgrounds who have been radicalised in madrassas. Six young men were shot dead Saturday at the end of the all-night siege in a Dhaka... Read more
Muhammad Amir may have to face hostile reception at Lords, warns England skipper Cook
England captain Alastair Cook has cautioned that Pakistani left arm fast bowler Muhammad Amir will have to face “consequences” in the form of a hostile reception when he makes his return to Test cricket after a six-year absence at Lord’s, reported The Guardian. Amir was banned  for five-year spot-fixing ban... Read more
Rescue, relief operation underway in Chitral as death toll hits 41
Rescue and relief activities have been accelerated in Drosh area of Chitral. A spokesman of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disaster Management Authority told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that the affected families have been shifted to safer places. They have been provided with relief goods, including food items. Forty-one including eight security... Read more
Kuwait arrests three IS cells plotting attacks: ministry
Kuwaiti security authorities have broken up three cells of the militant Islamic State (IS) group plotting “terror” attacks in the oil-rich Gulf state, the interior ministry said Monday. Five Kuwaiti nationals were arrested, including a policeman and a woman, who all confessed to plotting attacks against a Shia mosque... Read more
IHC rejects the bail petition of Hamid Saeed Kazmi in Hajj corruption case
Islamabad High Court rejected the bail petition of former federal minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi in Hajj corruption case. The high court upheld the decision of a lower court that sentenced the minister to 12 years in prison. Hence, Kazmi will be spending Eid in prison. Kazmi was allegated... Read more