Khamenei terms Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being...
BlackBerry, Qualcomm decide on final amount to resolve royalty dispute
Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay the software maker $940...
Youm-e-Takbeer being celebrated today
Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed today to commemorate the historic nuclear tests Pakistan conducted on this day in 1998. Pakistan...
Sindh governor Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui admitted to hospital
Newly appointed Sindh Governor Justice (retd) Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui has been admitted to a private hospital in Clifton on Sunday night. Siddiqui took oath of the office two days ago. The governor reportedly suffered severe breathing problems after which he was rushed to a private hospital in Clifton.... Read more
New Zealand evacuates coastal areas as tsunamis hit
Residents in coastal areas of New Zealand fled through the night Monday after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight, triggering a potentially destructive tsunami. The earthquake, centered north of Christchurch in the South Island, was felt throughout the country, causing widespread damage and reported casualties. As tsunami... Read more
PM, COAS inaugurate Gwadar Port, trade activity begins under CPEC
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Raheel Sharif inaugurated the shipment of trade goods from Gwadar Port to international markets on Sunday. Addressing the launching ceremony of the first mega pilot trade cargo, the premier said the dream of CPEC is now turning into... Read more
Pressure mounts on Australian team in crisis
Critics ripped into the Australian cricket team Sunday after yet another ignominious batting collapse in the second Test against South Africa in Hobart. With rain likely to prevent any play on Sunday’s second day, the mood matched the gloomy weather as the cricket commentariat bemoaned the increasing regularity of Australia’s... Read more
Monday’s supermoon will set a 68-year record
There will be Supermoon on Monday after a lapse of 68 years. Super Moon is when the moon is very close to the earth and appears 14% bigger and 30% brighter than the normal full moon. According to Meteorological Office, the Super Moon will be visible at 5:52 pm... Read more
Honda plans to produce 80 business jets annually by March 2019
Honda Motor Co expects to ramp up production of business jets as part of its plan to expand in the growing industry, the head of the Japanese automaker’s aircraft operations said in the United States. The firm hoped to produce 80 business jets annually by March 2019, from up... Read more
FBR may file FIRs against owners of offshore companies
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) may file application for registration of FIRs against those selected individuals whose named in Panama/Bahamas Leaks . According to sources, the FBR found 114 cases whereby individuals were non-compliant despite sending them tax notices after their names appeared in Panama Leaks. Under the income... Read more
Thousands march against Trump presidency
Demonstrators gathered again on Saturday in cities across the United States to protest against President-elect Donald Trump, who they say will threaten their civil and human rights, a day after a protester was shot in Portland, Oregon. Rallies were scheduled throughout the day in New York, Los Angeles and... Read more
Death toll in Shah Noorani Shrine blast rises to 62
The death toll in Shah Noorani Shrine suicide blast has raised to 62. At least 62 people were killed and more than 100 others were wounded when suicide bomber ripped through the crowded Shah Noorani Shrine in Balochistan on Saturday evening. The blast hit a crowd of worshippers participating in... Read more
Bataclan bars Eagles of Death Metal from reopening show
Members of Eagles of Death Metal, the US group who were playing when militants attacked Paris´ Bataclan concert hall last year, were turned away from the venue´s reopening show Saturday over controversial remarks by their lead singer. “They came, I threw them out — there are things you can´t... Read more
PTI decides to boycott Erdogan’s joint sitting address
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to boycott the upcoming joint sitting of parliament. The session is being summoned especially for the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will deliver a speech. He is due next week. “We can’t attend the joint session in the presence of a controversial prime... Read more
PM to inaugurate Gwadar port today
All is set to operationalize the Gwadar Port today. A grand ceremony marking the opening of trade activities at the port is being held at Gwadar. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will be chief guest on the occasion. The country’s top political and military leadership will also attend the... Read more