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...
India ready to send foreign secretary to Pakistan
India is willing to send its top diplomat to Pakistan for talks focused on fighting cross-border terrorism, sources at its foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after a spike in tension in the disputed northernmost region of Kashmir. Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was willing to attend talks on the... Read more
COAS Raheel Sharif arrives in Malaysia
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif arrived in Malaysia on two days official visit on Wednesday. According to a press release by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Malaysian Army presented guard of honour to General Raheel Sharif on his arrival at Army Headquarters. The army chief held separate... Read more
ECP summons PM Nawaz on September 6th
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 6th September after hearing the references seeking his disqualification from office. The election commission has summoned six persons including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Hamza Shahbaz, Maryam... Read more
BDS official martyred while defusing bomb in Naseerabad
A personnel of Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) was martyred while defusing bomb without bomb suit in Naseerabad area of Balochistan. According to sources, BDS official Punhal Khan successfully defused two bombs planted near the Pat Feeder Canal area in Naseerabad district, but lost his life while trying to neutralise the... Read more
NAB to decide the fate of cases against Sharifs by September 30
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has issued a deadline to decide the fate of the cases against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and others family member. According to sources at the accountability bureau, the fate of the cases against 133 influential persons including the prime minister... Read more
ECP hears disqualification petitions against PM
A full bench of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) heard identical petitions seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. ECP’s full bench chaired by the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan clubbed all five petitions against the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif. Out of five petitions,... Read more
More than 82,000 flee California wildfire
A rapidly spreading fire raging east of Los Angeles forced the evacuation of more than 82,000 people Tuesday as the governor of California declared a state of emergency. Despite the efforts of 1,250 firefighters with more on the way, none of the inferno was contained as of late Tuesday,... Read more
Militants ambush Indian army convoy in Kashmir
Militants ambushed an Indian military convoy in Kashmir on Wednesday, killing three personnel, in an escalation of violence that have tied down security forces for more than a month. Indian Kashmir is in the midst of the worst unrest in six years that began early last month when security... Read more
Eight dead, 40,000 homes flooded in Louisiana
The death toll from historic flooding in Louisiana climbed to eight on Tuesday, as the expanding flood zone prompted authorities to declare disasters in 20 parishes of the southeastern US state. While flooding receded in parts of southern Louisiana, other areas saw rising waters. The National Weather Service issued... Read more
Canadian police call for access to internet passwords
Canadian police chiefs on Tuesday called for the government to adopt a law that could force a person to reveal an online encryption key or password in the interests of public safety. The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police adopted the resolution at an annual meeting in Ottawa, citing... Read more
MQM workers block Shahrah-i-Faisal Karachi
A large number of MQM workers blocked Shahra-i-Faisal on late Tuesday night after Rangers conducted a raid at one of party offices. The MQM claimed that five workers were taken into custody in a raid at an office in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. Local administration and police officials are holding talks with the... Read more
Bolt strikes again as Marta´s Brazil suffer football blow
Usain Bolt stepped up his quest for a third straight Olympic sprint sweep on Tuesday as Brazilian heroine Marta was left in tears by a bitter football defeat. Brazil, whose captain Marta is considered the world´s best player, slumped to defeat by Sweden on penalties in the semi-finals of... Read more
Sindh govt presents Rs10 mln cheque to Amjad Sabri’s heirs
On behalf of the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Provincial Minister for Social Welfare Shamim Mumtaz presented a cheque of Rs 10 million to the family of Shaheed Amjad Sabri, at his residence here on Tuesday. On the occasion, Amjad Sabri’s mother, children and younger brother were... Read more
NY man in court charged with murdering Muslim cleric, assistant
A New York City man appeared in court on Tuesday and denied charges he shot and killed a Muslim cleric and his assistant on a street in the borough of Queens over the weekend. Oscar Morel, 35, faces up to life in prison without parole if he is convicted... Read more