NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Google Docs phishing scam doused after catching fire
A ´phishing´ scam that tricked people with what appeared to be Google Docs links was doused by the internet giant after spreading wildly. The purpose of the scam, and the culprits behind it, remained unknown late in the day. “We have taken action to protect users against an email... Read more
Police gun down four suspects in Sheikhupura, Faisalabad ‘encounters’
Police gun down four suspects in two separate ‘encounters’ in Faisalabad and Sheikhupura on late Wednesday night. Two suspects have been identified as Qaisar and Fayyaz, Police claimed that duo were involved in serious offences including robberies. Police officials said that duo were being escorted for recovery when their accomplices opened fire... Read more
PPP leader Faisal Saleh Hayat injured in road accident
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Faisal Saleh Hayat has been injured in a road accident in Faisalabad, Motorway Police on late Wednesday night. According to Motorway Police, Hayat was en route to Jhang from Faisalabad when his car collided with a trailer near Ameenpur area. Motorway police taken the Hayat... Read more
WhatsApp back online after global outage of ‘a few hours’
WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, suffered a widespread global outage on Wednesday that lasted for several hours before being resolved, the company said. “Earlier today, WhatsApp users in all parts of the world were unable to access WhatsApp for a few hours. We have now... Read more
Pakistan seize advantage as Shah snares six
Yasir Shah’s stranglehold of the West Indies continued on the fourth day of the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Wednesday as the leg-spinner snared six for 90 to re-open the prospect of a first-ever Test match victory at the venue for Pakistan going into the final... Read more
Juventus close on Champions League final as Higuain hurts Monaco
Gonzalo Higuain scored both goals as an imperious Juventus beat Monaco 2-0 in their Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday to take a huge step towards next month’s final in Cardiff. Both of Higuain’s goals came from Dani Alves assists, with the Argentine hitman rounding off a breathtaking... Read more