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...
Pogba set for £100 million Manchester United return
Juventus’s French midfield star Paul Pogba looks set to be the subject of a £100 million ($130m, 119m euros) bid by his former club, English Premier League giants Manchester United, British media reported on Wednesday. The 23-year-old will cost United dear as he left them for Juventus for nothing... Read more
Family Court issues arrest warrants of Yousuf Raza Gillani’s daughter
A family court in Lahore has issued arrest warrants of ex-premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani’s daughter Fiza Gillani over non-compliance of the court orders. Judge Shazia Makhdoom of Guardian Court heard the petition filed by Gillani’s ex-spouse Khurram Khan in which it was stated that his former wife was... Read more
Federer, Nadal pull out of Toronto Masters
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on  pulled out of next week’s Toronto Masters, joining Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in deciding to skip the event. Seventeen-time major champion Federer’s last match was his loss to Canadian Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon semi-finals, while Nadal, who has won 14 titles in... Read more
Twitter announces crackdown after online abuse of ‘Ghostbusters’ actor
witter Inc said Tuesday it had moved to permanently suspend a number of user accounts for abuse and harassment after Ghostbusters actor Leslie Jones on Monday drew renewed attention to the issue and announced she would quit the social media site. Jones retweeted and shared several abusive tweets she... Read more
‘Pretty Woman’ director Garry Marshall dies at 81
Hollywood director, producer and comedy giant Garry Marshall died on Tuesday at the age of 81, leaving a legacy that includes “Happy Days,” “Pretty Woman” and countless other iconic hits. The mogul died of pneumonia after suffering a stroke in hospital in the Los Angeles suburb of Burbank, according... Read more
Pricing dispute hits supply of TB drugs in Pakistan
Swiss pharmaceuticals firm Novartis AG said it has stopped making tuberculosis drugs in Pakistan in a dispute over pricing, prompting fears of a health crisis due to a shortage of drugs in a country with the world’s fifth-highest TB rates. As in many developing countries, the Drug Regulatory Authority... Read more
Renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in Kiev car bomb
A car bomb in central Kiev on Wednesday morning killed well-known pro-West journalist Pavel Sheremet, AFP journalists and officials said. The 44-year-old, originally from Belarus but a Russian citizen who worked for Ukrainska Pravda, an independent news site, died when an explosion tore through the car he was in.... Read more
Oil prices edge up from two-month lows
Oil prices rose on bargain-buying in Asia on Wednesday after hitting two-month lows but gains were hobbled by concerns about an oversupply and weak demand after the IMF lowered its global economic growth forecasts. Investors are playing a holding game ahead of the release later in the day of... Read more
Petroleum Ministry proposes reduction of Fuel prices by Rs.3/lit
The prices of petroleum products may be slashed as a federal petroleum ministry has proposed reduction in prices from August and summary has been dispatched to the finance ministry. According to the sources privy to the federal petroleum ministry, petrol is expected to reduce by Rs.1.30 per liter from the next... Read more
Germany train attacker may be of Pakistani origin
German authorities have cast doubt on whether a teenager who went on an axe rampage on a Bavarian train was really an Afghan refugee, saying Wednesday he might have been from Pakistan. The Islamic State group released a video on Tuesday purportedly featuring the 17-year-old, who was shot dead... Read more
India should accept defeat before Kashmiris’ struggle, says Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said that India has two choices on Kashmir, either keep on with its aggression that has left over 45 people dead over the past 11 days or to give people of the in the disputed Himalayan valley their due rights which it had promised... Read more
Islamabad Police arrest Chairman ‘Move On Pakistan’
Islamabad Police have arrested chairman of ‘Move On Pakistan’ for putting up pro-army chief banners across the country. According to locals news channel ‘ Samaa News’, Chairman, Move on Pakistan’ Mian Muhammad Kamran was apprehended late n Tuesday nigh. FIR   was registered against the party for putting up banners... Read more
Shahbaz meets COAS at GHQ
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbhaz Sharif has a one on one meeting at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi to discuss the ongoing operation in Punjab against sectarian and militant outfits. According to sources and local news channels, the closed-door meeting lasted... Read more
Kashmir issue: Pakistan observing Black Day
Black Day is being observed across Pakistan today (Wednesday) to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren and protest grave human rights violations by the Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir. Rallies and functions will be held all over Pakistan and Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards the... Read more