Nadeem Afzal Chan resigns from post f PPP Punjab secretary
Pakistan Peoples Party Punjab Secretary General Nadeem Afzal Chan resigned from his post on Friday. According to sources, PPP...
Journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after two years in captivity
Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi, who was abducted two years ago recovered from Pak-Afghan border home on Wednesday night. The...
Nawaz Sharif indicted in third corruption case
The National Accountability Court indicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Flagship Investment Ltd reference filed against him...
Ronaldo, Bale on UEFA best player shortlist
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid team-mate Gareth Bale headlined a 10-man shortlist announced on Monday for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. Ronaldo struck the winning spot-kick as Real claimed an 11th Champions League title, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid on penalties in May, before leading his... Read more
Taiwan to make lunar lander for NASA moon-mining mission
Taiwan is building a $47 million lunar lander as part of the first ever moon-mining project, officials said Monday. The lander, to be made by the island’s Chung-shan Institute of Science and Technology, will carry a rover and touch down on the moon’s surface after a three-day journey from... Read more
Deputy mayor in Istanbul shot in head, in critical state
An unknown assailant shot the deputy mayor of Istanbul´s Sisli district in the head on Monday and he was in a critical condition, Turkish broadcaster NTV reported. It was not immediately clear whether the incident was linked to Friday´s abortive military coup in which more than 200 people were... Read more
Police decide to probe Mufti Abdul Qawi in Qandeel murder case
Mufti Abdul Qawi will also be investigated in the Qandeel Baloch murder case. According to CPO Azhar Akram. Mufti Abdul Qawi and  Qandeel’s other brother Aslam will also be included in her murder investigation. CPO Multan Azhar Akram said that police were waiting for Qandeel’s forensic report and subsequently... Read more
Police arrest 2 employees of Karachi University
Police arrest two employees of Karachi University for the murder of a police official.  According to details, Gulberg police snabbed two suspects for the murder of a police official and also arrested seven other suspects from the city’s Lyari area. Police have arrested suspects Zeeshan and Rehan, who are suspects in... Read more
PTI’s foreign funding case adjourned
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday adjourned the case of irregularities in the party funds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) received from abroad till the appointment of new Members of the Commission. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan could not hear the case due to the... Read more
NAB decries politically motivated opinions over Dar’s case closure
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Monday decried uninformed, politically motivated opinions being splashed across media by chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan. Referring the statement of chief Imran carried by a section of media regarding closure of investigation against Ishaq Dar, spokesman of NAB said that the successive investigation... Read more
Indian rape survivor gang-raped by same men years later
An Indian student was recovering in hospital after being gang-raped by a group of men including some charged with sexually assaulting her three years earlier, an officer said on Monday. Police in Haryana state were hunting for the five, accused of abducting the 21-year-old student of the lowest Dalit... Read more
Binladin Group seeks loan extension after Grand Mosque payment delay
Saudi Binladin Group has asked for an extension on a 817 million riyal ($217.8 million) Islamic loan that matured last week and which was being used to fund construction work on the kingdom’s Grand Mosque site, according to sources aware of the matter. The request to delay the payment,... Read more
MotoGP: Marquez leaves his Marc
Spain’s Marc Marquez doubled his lead at the top of the MotoGP championship after the Honda rider roared back from a slow start off pole position to win the German Grand Prix yesterday. Second in testing conditions at the sodden Sachsenring circuit, which was pounded with rain for much... Read more
Turkey in new raids against suspected coup plotters
Turkish security forces on Monday carried out new raids against suspected plotters of the botched coup against the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as international concern grew over the scale of the crackdown. The authorities have said around 6,000 people have been detained so far in the investigation... Read more
Oil prices up in Asia
Oil prices extended their rise in Asia Monday as robust economic data from the United States and China fueled hopes of a pick-up in demand from the world’s top two economies. While a sense of calm has returned to Turkey following a failed coup attempt over the weekend, analysts said the situation... Read more
10 Foods you should not order on first date
Find the right partner is difficult and first dates are even harder. A first date can be a nightmare of anxiety as you want to make a good impression as you are terribly nervous, you have so many thoughts on your appearance, and rest of the time is spent... Read more
Erdogan breaks down in tears at funeral for friend killed in coup
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan broke down in tears while speaking at the funeral of an old friend in Istanbul killed during the coup, images from Turkish television showed. Erol Olcak and his 16-year-old son were shot dead on the Bosphorous bridge in the city during Friday’s attempted coup.... Read more