Indian Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgarh
Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India...
Younis breaks 10,000-run barrier as Pakistan build reply
Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four...
Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico winner
Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga...
Lionel Messi sentenced for 21 months in Spain for tax fraud
Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud. His father, Jorge Messi, was also given a jail term for defrauding Spain of €4.1m (£3.5m; $4.5m) between 2007 and 2009. They also face millions of euros in fines for using tax... Read more
FIR registered against Mika Singh for sexual assault
Bollywood singer Mika Singh is again facing fresh trouble after an FIR was filed against him on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a fashion designer. According to Indian meida, a 32-year-old model today filed a complaint of molestation against Mika Singh while the Bollywood singer lodged a counter-complaint alleging... Read more
Oscar Pistorius sentenced for six years for murdering girlfriend
South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home three years ago. High Court judge Thokozile Masipa listed several mitigating factors for sentencing him to less than half the minimum 15-year term for murder, including... Read more
Clinton dodges FBI bullet on email prosecution
Hillary Clinton can breathe a sigh of relief. She has avoided criminal charges that could have ended her campaign, but a brutal FBI rebuke over her emails could still complicate an increasingly tight race against Donald Trump. The FBI’s decision against prosecuting Clinton for using a private email server... Read more
Oil losses mount as world markets hit by Brexit woe
Oil prices fell further in Asian trade Wednesday, tracking losses across equities and currency markets as fresh fears about the impact of Britain’s exit from the EU sent investors fleeing high-risk assets. A warning from the Bank of England that there was evidence risks from the June 23 Brexit... Read more
Salman Khan’s Sultan leaked online just a day before its release
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s new movie ‘Sultan’  starring Anushka Sharma has leaked and available for download at Torrent just a day before the movie hits theatres in over 4500 screens across India. According to Times of India, cyber-crime expert, Deep Shankar has confirmed the news in an interview to India... Read more
Bangladesh militant’s father seeks answers
On the last Friday of Ramadan, Meer Hayet Kabir was hoping his son Meer Saameh Mubasheer, missing for the past four months, would come home. In Bangladesh, even kidnappers sometimes released hostages on a holy day. The 18-year-old did return to the capital Dhaka that night, but not to... Read more
Drug lord’s pet hippos roam Colombian village
More than 20 years after Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar died in a gunfight with police, a strange legacy survives him: his pet hippos. Look out of the window in the dead of night in the village of Doradal and you may see one plodding down the street. Police... Read more
COAS celebrates Eid at front-line with Army Jawans in North Waziristan
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif to celebrate Eid in font-line with Army Jawans in North Waziristan tribal region. General Sharif had reached Miranshah on Monday to celebrate Eid with Army personnel at front-line. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday to celebrate Eid with troops in... Read more
Obama says ready to ‘pass the baton’ to Clinton
Barack Obama delivered a forceful plea Tuesday for Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president, praising the character of his former secretary of state whose horizon brightened after the FBI recommended no charges be filed in her email scandal. Obama, returning to a swing state that helped elect him... Read more
Google to create virtual tours of Loire Valley chateaux
Google has signed up with 18 Loire Valley chateaux to create virtual tours of the former royal dwellings, the Internet giant’s Cultural Institute said Tuesday. “Not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to travel to the Loire Valley to see these wonders with their own eyes,” the Paris-based... Read more
Aitzaz Ahsan accuses former CJP for misuse of office to fulfil personal agenda,
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has alleged former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry misused his office and the opportunity he received after reinstatement for fulfilling “personal aggrandizement”. Aitzaz said in an interview to local news channel ‘Capital TV’  said “Pakistan had never seen such a powerful chief justice nor will... Read more
‘Finding Dory’ sinks competition at box office for third week
Pixar’s “Finding Dory” swam past the competition at the box office during the holiday weekend, besting a handful of new releases including Steven Spielberg’s “The BFG,” industry figures showed Tuesday. “Dory,” voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, follows a forgetful fish on a quest to find her parents, much as she... Read more
Nation to celebrate Eidul-Fitr with religious fervor today
Eidul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated today in the country including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan with great religious fervor and festivity. Eid is an Arabic term meaning “festivity” or “celebration” while Fitr means “to break the fast”. It falls on the first day of... Read more