Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved...
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday,...
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows...
Qadri releases list of 50 Indian nationals working in Sharif’s Ramazan Sugar Mill
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir-ul-Qadri has released the names of fifty Indian citizens which he said are working in the mills and other business ventures of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He was addressing a press conference where he said that these Indian nationals were present in the country without... Read more
Meg Ryan uses ‘fierce’ maternal instincts in her directorial debut
Hollywood actress Meg Ryan goes behind the camera for her directorial debut “Ithaca”, a World War II drama for which she said she used her maternal instincts in telling the story. The movie, based on William Saroyan’s novel “The Human Comedy”, follows a teenager who wants to help his... Read more
Google to buy cloud software company Apigee for $625 mln
Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it is acquiring cloud software company Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million, the tech giant’s latest effort to claim a greater share of the lucrative cloud business. San Jose-based Apigee’s software helps companies’ digital services interact with apps used... Read more
CM appoints 180 school headmasters in Sindh
Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah immediately appointed 180 headmasters of schools who got selected from Union Council of Sukkur. While addressing a meeting regarding reforms in education department, he said teachers should be appointed in the UCs relevant to the UCs from where they got selected. Education department has... Read more
Fire breaks out at Sharif brothers’  Ramazan sugar mill
Fire broke out at Ramazan Sugar Mill owned by the Sharif brothers in Chiniot on Friday. According to details, rescue workers have reached the site to put off the fire which apparently seems to be third degree fire as it has spread onto a large part of the building, however... Read more
Bilawal congratulates party for victory in PS-127 by-election
Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has congratulated party workers and leaders for victory in PS-127 by-elections. In a statement here Friday Bilawal Bhutto said, ““People of Karachi have proved that they are truly democracy-loving. Whenever given free, fair and secure environment, they have preferred PPP in... Read more
20 US Marine personnel face action in Pakistani-American recruit’s death
The US Marine Corps is weighing criminal or administrative charges against as many as 20 personnel at a recruit training depot following the death of a Muslim trainee of Pakistani origin, officials said Thursday. Investigators opened a probe into the March death of Raheel Siddiqui, 20, who reportedly fell... Read more
Mohammad Amir all set to get married
Pakistan left arm-bowler Mohammad Amir  all set to officially gets married to a British born Pakistani “Nargis”. Amir married Nargis Malik, a British Pakistani, two years ago. Amir, 24, all set to throw three wedding events on September 19, 20, and 21. All wedding functions will take place in Lahore. The International Cricket... Read more
Hujjaj e Karam get ID bracelets after deadly stampede
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has begun issuing hajj pilgrims with identification bracelets one year after a stampede killed around 2,300 people. The bracelets are a reassurance to some pilgrims, though their distribution has been far from systematic ahead of the formal start of the hajj on Saturday. Saudi Arabia... Read more
Commander of Syrian rebel alliance killed in airstrike
The top military commander of the Army of Conquest, the largest Syrian rebel alliance, was killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group’s leaders, jihadist sources said Thursday. The former Al-Nusra Front, renamed Fateh al-Sham Front, announced on Twitter “the martyrdom” of commander Abu Omar Sarakeb during... Read more
North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth nuclear test
A seismic tremor was recorded in an area around North Korea’s known nuclear site on Friday, and was suspected to be the fifth nuclear test by the isolated nation, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said. U.S., European and Chinese seismological agencies reported that the tremor was recorded at 0030... Read more