NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
PPP candidate from Mirpur City boycotts AJK polls
In a surprising and dramatic move, PPP-nominated candidate from Mirpur City LA-III electoral constituency Ch. Muhammad Ashraf announced here on Saturday to boycott the scheduled July 21 General Elections in AJK as a protest against the absolute hostile, negative, hypocritical and insincere behavior of Prime Minister Ch. Abdul Majeed... Read more
200 Pakistani passengers stranded at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport
At least 200 Pakistani passengers have stuck at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’ approximately, 200 Pakistani citizens are stranded at Istanbul airport as all flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport were cancelled amid a coup attempt unfolded in the country... Read more
FIR lodges againt two borthers of Qandeel Baloch
Police registered a First Information Report (FIR) against two brothers of Qandeel Baloch. The FIR was launched on the complaint of Qandeel’s father Azeem, who nominated his two sons Aslam Shaheen and Waseem as main suspects in the case. Police registered the case under Sections 302 and 109 of the... Read more
SBP to issue 50-rupee commemorative coin in memory of Edhi
State Bank of Pakistan has announced to issue a 50-rupee commemorative coin to pay tribute to humanitarian services of celebrated social worker late Abdul Sattar Edhi. Governor State Bank Ashraf Mahmood Wathra addressing a memorial reference at the central bank premises here paid glowing tributes to Abdul Sattar Edhi.... Read more
PM approves age limit extension for CSS exams
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved a summary for extending the upper age limit of candidates appearing in Central Superior Services (CSS) examinations from 28 to 30 years. The summary had been moved  by planning and development ministry few months ago, but the prime minister had declined to sanction the same,... Read more
Govt announces July 19 as ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’
The government of Pakistan has announced  to observe ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ on July 19 against Indian atrocities in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK). According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s House, July 19 would now be a ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ instead of a ‘Black Day’ in support of the... Read more
DG Rangers expresses lack of trust over the home minister of Sindh
D.G. Rangers, Major General Bilal Akbar demanded  custody of  Tariq Siyal, Asad Kharal on Saturday and expressed his lack of trust over the home minister of Sindh. According to sources, in a high level meeting on law and order with Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah in chair, GD... Read more
Erdogan enemy Gulen denies behind Turkey coup attempt
Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric and former ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, denied being behind the attempted coup in Turkey and condemned it “in the strongest terms”. LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the coup attempt in Turkey, has... Read more
Turkish coup crumbles, President Erdogan returns
An attempted Turkish military coup appeared to crumble on Saturday after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan’s call to take to the streets to support him and dozens of rebel soldiers abandoned their tanks in the main city of Istanbul. At least 60 people were killed in violence that erupted... Read more
Eiffel Tower to be lit in France’s colours after Nice attack
The Eiffel Tower will be lit in France’s national colours from Friday in tribute to the victims of the Nice truck attack, Paris city hall said. “The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has decided to illuminate the Eiffel Tower in red, white and blue tonight and during the (three-day)... Read more
Rihanna cancels Nice concert after attack
Pop star Rihanna has cancelled a concert scheduled for Friday in Nice after a gunman in a truck ploughed into crowds marking Bastille Day in the southern coastal French city, killing at least 84 people. “Due to the tragic events…my concert…will not be going ahead as planned,” Rihanna wrote... Read more
Turkey chief of staff Akar rescued, taken to safe location
Turkish security forces on Saturday rescued the country’s top army general in an operation in Ankara after a coup attempt, taking him to a safe location, the private CNN-Turk television reported. General Hulusi Akar was rescued after an operation was launched in Akinci air base, northwest of the capital,... Read more
Qandeel Baloch killed by brother in Multan
Qandeel Baloch has been killed in Multan by younger brother in Green Town, the outskirt of Multan. According to the media reports, Qandeel Baloch’s father informed the police that his daughter has been strangled to death by his son. The area’s RPO  while talking to local news channel ‘Geo News’ said... Read more
US probe of Saudi ties to 9/11 inconclusive
The United States probed links between the government of Saudi Arabia and the 9/11 attacks, finding multiple suspicions but no proven ties, documents declassified Friday showed. Part of a Congressional report that had been kept under wraps for more than a decade showed US intelligence believed that Saudi officials... Read more