Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
SC majority judges order constitution of JIT to inquire Panama Papers case
Majority judges of the Supreme Court five-member bench Thursday ordered constitution of a joint investigation team (JIT) to further probe the allegations with regard to Panama Papers case. The three judges of the SC bench differed with the opinion of two other judges and directed for an appropriate probe... Read more
Panama Case: Supreme Court may rule to oust PM Sharif
Supreme Court is set to determine the prime minister’s fate Thursday with a ruling on corruption allegations that could see him ousted from power after the Panama Papers linked his family to offshore businesses. The highly-anticipated decision threatens to plunge Nawaz Sharif’s governing party into turmoil ahead of general... Read more
45 year old man jailed for marrying minor girl in Sukkur
Sukkur police has arrested a 45-year-old man for marrying a minor girl in Sukkur. According to SSP Amjad Sheikh, the Pano Aqil Cantonment police got information that a nine year old was married to 45-year-old Abdul Basit. Subsequently, police took action and arrested the nikkah priest, girl’s father and the... Read more
Fox ends ties with top-rated host Bill O’Reilly
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has decided to part ways with star cable news host Bill O’Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning... Read more
‘Incontrovertible’ sarin gas used in Syria: watchdog
The head of a global arms watchdog said Wednesday that “incontrovertible” test results from an alleged chemical strike in Syria showed sarin gas or a similar substance had been used. Samples from 10 victims of the April 4 attack on Khan Sheikhun analysed at four laboratories “indicate exposure to... Read more
US man dies ‘peacefully’ after told Trump was impeached
A 75-year-old man died “peacefully” at his home in the US state of Oregon after his ex-wife led him to believe that President Donald Trump had been impeached. Michael Garland Elliott died earlier this month after Teresa Elliott, his ex-wife and best friend, broke the false news to him,... Read more
CCTV footage shows moment of Alexandria church suicide attack
Egyptian television channels have broadcasted CCTV footage of a suicide bomber who blew himself in Alexandria church. The two clips show a man wearing a blue sweater draped over his shoulders approaching the main gate to St. Mark’s cathedral in Alexandria, before being turned away and directed toward a nearby metal... Read more