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...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
Nasir Jamshed, bookie yousuf arrested in UK
Britain’s National Crime Agency has arrested Nasir Jamshed and Yousuf in connection with bribery offences as part of an ongoing investigation into international cricket match spot-fixing. The British agency said the men were arrested on Monday, but declined to name them. Sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board and the... Read more
Pakistan mourns as toll from Taliban attack in Lahore rises to 15
Pakistanis on Tuesday mourned the victims of a Taliban-claimed suicide bomb in Lahore, as the death toll rose to 15 and the city’s residents railed at the government for failing to protect them. The Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif declared a day of mourning after Monday’s blast on Lahore’s... Read more
Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired three... Read more
Seven killed as coach-tanker collision on Karachi’s National Highway
At least seven people were killed and more than 20 were injured when a Thatta-bound bus rammed into an oil tanker at National Highway on Tuesday morning.  The bus was travelling to Thatta from Karachi when it crashed into an oncoming oil tanker at Sassui Toll Plaza. Rescue teams reached... Read more
Lady Gaga enjoys Billboard boost after headlining Super Bowl
Lady Gaga soared back up the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday after a flawless performance at the Super Bowl halftime show gave her catalog of music a sales boost. Gaga’s “Joanne,” which was released in October, climbed more than 60 spots on the chart to No.... Read more
ECC approves issuance of sovereign guarante
Economic Coordination Committee has approved a proposal of Ministry of Water and Power for issuing Sovereign Guarantee in respect of syndicated term finance facility for the Power Sector. The approval was given at a meeting of the Committee chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad. Earlier, Secretary Water... Read more
Dubai aims to launch this hover-taxi by July
Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said on Monday, with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July. The test of the one-man electric vehicle comes as the city state in the United Arab Emirates seeks to ensure... Read more
Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo
Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday. The findings add to mounting evidence of the use of banned chemical weapons in the six-year-old Syrian civil war... Read more
Pentagon strongly condemns North Korea missile test
The Pentagon on Monday strongly condemned North Korea’s latest missile test, adding that the United States’ commitment to protect the homeland and allies such as Japan and South Korea was “ironclad.” Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that North Korea’s “unlawful weapons programs” were a clear and grave... Read more
Hitler lookalike arrested in Austria
Austrian police arrested an Adolf Hitler lookalike Monday after he was spotted wandering around the Nazi dictator´s hometown sporting his infamous moustache and side parting, a spokesman said. The 25-year-old Austrian national was detained in his flat in the quaint northern town of Braunau am Inn where the Fuehrer... Read more