Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
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...
Israeli spyware company hacks through text message, case reveals
Apple Inc issued a patch on Thursday to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads after researchers discovered that a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident’s phone had been targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking. The thwarted attack on the human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor, used... Read more
French court suspends burkini ban after challenge
France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a ban on the Islamic burkini swimsuit brought by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups. In a judgement expected to set a precedent, the State Council ruled that local authorities could only restrict individual liberties if there... Read more
PTI leader Faisal Vawda, Imran Ismail escape gun attack
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda claimed to have survived an assassination attempt in Karachi’s Delhi Colony on Friday. Vawda while talking to local news channel said at least four assailants riding motorbikes fired bullets at his car while he was returning from National Accountability Bureau (NAB) office. However,... Read more
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to team up in Laver Cup
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play doubles together in a new competition pitting Europe against the Rest of the World in a Ryder Cup-style tennis team event. The Laver Cup was launched in New York on Wednesday with Federer and Nadal, who have won 31 Grand Slam titles... Read more
Rangers announce Rs 5 million bounty for LeJ Al-Alami chief
Sindh Rangers on Thursday announced a head money for the chief of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi al-Alami chief Syed Safdar. According to Rangers spokesperson, Rangers have announced a bounty of Rs 5 million for any kind of information that could lead to the arrest of the chief of the banned outfit. Syed Safdar. The chief... Read more
Nine dead in blast at police headquarters in Southeast Turkey
A car bomb explosion rocked a police headquarters in the town of Cizre in Turkey on Friday, killing nine people and wounding dozens, sources said, in the latest in a spate of attacks in the country’s turbulent south-east. News channel NTV showed large plumes of smoke billowing from the... Read more
KPK CM inaugurates swat motorway project
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Parvez Khattak Thursday said that Swat motorway will prove a game changer for the area by bringing prosperity and development. Inaugurating the first ever Provincial Swat Motorway at Col Sher Khan Interchange at Swabi, Chakdara the Chief Minister said that the contract for 81... Read more
US aid to Pakistan shrinks amid mounting frustration over militants
US military, diplomatic, and intelligence officials and outside experts claimed Pakistan’s alleged support for resurgent militant groups hostile to the United States, coupled with warming US military and business relations with India, is sharply diminishing Islamabad’s strategic importance as an ally to Washington. The United States has cut both... Read more
Dwayne Johnson, Johnny Depp, SRK, Akshay among highest paid actors
Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson topped a Forbes magazine list of the world’s highest paid actors on Thursday with an estimated 2016 payday of $64.5 million. Johnson, 44, knocked Robert Downey Jr. off the top spot and more than doubled his 2015 earnings, largely thanks to his action comedy “Central Intelligence.”... Read more
Six Levies men killed in Jiwani gun attack
Six Levies personnel embraced martyrdom during an ambush in Jiwani town of Gwadar district in Balochistan province on Thursday. The attack occurred near Gurdan area in oil and gas rich, but desperately poor Balochistan province bordering Afghanistan and Iran. Provincial home secretary Akbar Harifall while talking to AFP said... Read more