Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
Police arrest hitman of Amjad Sabri
Karachi Police have arrested alleged assassin of Amjad Sabri. According to sources, Police have arrested a target killer, Imran Siddiqui in a joint operation conducted by police and intelligence agencies. Sources confirmed that Imran was directly involved in the assassination of Amjad Sabri and has fired at him. He... Read more
Graveyard or playground? Row erupts over Osama compound in Abbottabad
A dispute has broken out over the future of the site where Osama Bin Laden was shot dead in 2011, with authorities pushing rival plans for a graveyard or playground. The cantonment board has erected a wall around the 3,800 square feet plot where the Al-Qaeda leader’s compound once... Read more
Cricket: England 589-8 dec against Pakistan
England captain Alastair Cook declared his side’s first innings on 589 for eight after tea on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday. Joe Root top-scored with a Test-best 254, with opener Cook making 105 as extended his own record for most... Read more
Wonder Woman’ buzz builds as star shares film’s first poster
“Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot shared the first poster of the movie on Friday, ahead of its highly anticipated introduction before fans at the San Diego Comic-Con convention. The image features a profile of the Amazonian superhero in her famous red, blue and gold outfit, clasping a sword against... Read more
Pakistan condemns Kabul blasts
Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the dastardly terrorist acts in Kabul that resulted into the loss of a number of precious human lives and left several others injured. “The Government and the people of Pakistan extend their sincere condolences and profound sympathies to the families of  the bereaved people... Read more
61 dead as IS claims twin blasts in Kabul
Islamic State jihadists claimed responsibility for twin explosions Saturday that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 61 people and wounding 207 others in apparently their deadliest attack in the Afghan capital. The bombings during a huge protest over a power transmission line could deepen... Read more
U.S. asks phone companies to provide ‘robocall’ blocking technology
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Friday pressed major US phone companies to take immediate steps to make technology that blocks unwanted automated calls available to consumers at no charge. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, in letters to CEOs of major phone companies, said so-called robocalls, automated pre-recorded... Read more
Russian breaks round-the-world hot air balloon record
Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov on Saturday broke the record for the fastest round-the-world flight in a hot air balloon, his crew said. Flight coordinator John Wallington said Konyukhov, who took off from Western Australia on July 12, had successfully flown the route by Saturday afternoon but had yet to... Read more
‘Game of Thrones’ blames delayed episodes on winter
“Game of Thrones” showrunner David Benioff told fans at Comic-Con International on Friday a delay in screening the new series had been unavoidable, because “winter is here.” The hit fantasy epic has been teasing winter’s arrival since its pilot episode, and with the season six finale entitled “The Winds... Read more
Virat Kohli makes history as India take command
Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to post a test double century overseas as the tourists played their way into a virtually unbeatable position on the second day of the first test against West Indies in Antigua on Friday. Kohli scored 200 as India hit 566 for eight... Read more
Artist builds wall around Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star
A Los Angeles-based street artist has taken Donald Trump to his word, building a wall — but around the Republican presidential hopeful’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 6-inch wall, made of wooden planks and topped with barbed wire, was put up Tuesday evening around the controversial... Read more
Turkey can hold suspects without charge for up to 30 days: official
Turkey can hold suspects in detention without charge for up to 30 days under its state of emergency imposed in the wake of the failed coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an official statement said on Saturday. The suspects can be held for up to 30 days... Read more
Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, millions evacuated
Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday. Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods and landslides, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing... Read more
ATC accepts Anis Qaimkhani’s bail plea for hearing
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has accepted the bail application of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Anis Qaimkhani . On July 19, the court has rejected  interim bail plea of Qaimkhani following which he was arrested in Dr Asim terror facilitation case from the premises of the court along with other... Read more