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...
Sharif family decides to replace lawyer in Panama Leaks case
Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and his children have decided to replace their lawyer and ex-Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt with Akram Sheikh.  According to details, the PM’s children submitted a request at the Supreme Court in which it was stated that the services of Akram Sheikh would now be required... Read more
Russia says ready to move fast to fix ties with Washington
Russia is ready to work fast to repair relations with Washington now that Donald Trump has been elected U.S. president, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Monday by RIA news agency. But he said Russian authorities knew little of Trump’s policy plans, and recognized... Read more
Israel court sticks to deadline for Amona settlement
Israel‘s high court Monday rejected a government bid to delay the evacuation of a wildcat Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank beyond a December deadline, in a case that has drawn international concern. Amona is under a court order to be evacuated by December 25 since it was... Read more
Samsung to buy US auto parts supplier Harman for $8 bn
Samsung Electronics said Monday it would buy US auto parts maker Harman International Industries for $8 billion in a bid to enter the growing market for automotive technology to produce “connected” cars.   Board members of Samsung — the world’s largest producer of smartphones — had approved the all-cash acquisition... Read more
Pistorius moved to ‘special needs’ prison: official
Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been transferred to a prison adapted for disabled inmates to serve the rest of his sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a South African official said Monday. The Department of Correctional Services said the double amputee was moved from Kgosi Mampuru II prison in... Read more
Five decades and 200 films later, Jackie Chan ‘finally’ wins Oscar
When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone’s house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he decided he wanted one. On Saturday at the annual Governors Awards, the Chinese actor and martial arts star finally received his little gold statuette, an honorary Oscar for his... Read more
7 Pak army soldiers martyred by Indian shelling
Seven soldiers of Pakistan Army were martyred by unprovoked Indian shelling across the Line of Control, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).  According to a statement by the ISPR, Indian border forces resorted to unprovoked shelling across the control line at Bhimber sector on Sunday night. Pakistani forces... Read more
Finally! Noor confirms her marriage with Wali Hamid
Film actress Noor Bukhari has finally confirmed  her marriage with singer Wali Hamid Khan. Noor also confirmed that they had tied knot two years back and kept it secret with mutual understanding. According to local news channel ‘ARY News’ , while announcing Noor said “I was waiting for the right... Read more
U.S. protesters march against Trump presidency for fifth day
Demonstrators in major U.S. cities took to the streets on Sunday for a fifth straight day to protest President-elect Donald Trump, whose campaign manager said President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton should do more to support a peaceful transition. Following several nights of unrest, crowds of people marched... Read more
Clashes in Syria’s Aleppo after army warning
Syrian government forces clashed with rebels on the outskirts of eastern Aleppo city Sunday, a monitor said, after residents received messages from the army giving opposition fighters 24 hours to leave. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, and an AFP correspondent in rebel-held east Aleppo reported... Read more
Waseem all set for Magramo fight
Pakistan’s Muhammad Waseem, World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Flyweight champion, is all set to face Philippines’ Giemel Magramo on November 27. Waseem’s agent Andy Kim while talking to media said that  Waseem will land in South Korea on November 17. Kim also revealed that Waseem, ranked 65th in the world, plans... Read more
PPP senior leader Jahangir Badar dies of cardiac arrest
Senior PPP leader and former secretary general of the party, Jahangir Badar due to cardiac arrest late on Sunday night, family sources said. He was 72. He was rushed to a private hospital in Defence area of Lahore after he suffered a heart attack. He was also suffering from... Read more