Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Ruthless India cruise into semi-finals
India swept into the Champions Trophy semi-finals and eliminated woeful South Africa as Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kholi inspired the holders’ eight-wicket victory on Sunday. Kholi’s side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived a do or die showdown to advance from Group B in style.... Read more
Panama JIT summons PM Nawaz
The Panama joint investigation team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday. According to local news channel ‘Samaa News’, the PM has received JIT’s call-up notice to personally appear before the team at 11:00am Thursday at the Federal Judicial Academy (FJA) in Islamabad. The summons was issued... Read more
Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open
Rafael Nadal coasted to a record 10th French Open title on Sunday, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned the Spaniard a 15th Grand Slam crown. Nadal, 31, triumphed 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to become the first man in history to win the same major 10... Read more
FO denies of deployment of Pakistani troops in Qatar
The Foreign Office (FO) denied on Sunday rejected media reports claiming that Pakistan would send its troops to Qatar. According to an FO press release, the reports in some foreign media concerning the deployment of Pakistani troops in Qatar are ‘completely fabricated and baseless’. “These false reports appear to... Read more
Sri Lanka’s De Silva replaces Perera at Champions Trophy
Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya de Silva will replace injured team-mate Kusal Perera at the Champions Trophy tournament in England and Wales, the International Cricket Council announced on Saturday. Perera suffered a hamstring injury in Sri Lanka’s seven-wicket victory over defending champions India at the Oval on Thursday. In the process,... Read more
Libyan group says it has freed Kadhafi son Seif al-Islam
An armed group in Libya said on Facebook Saturday it has freed Seif al-Islam, the son of dead dictator Moamer Kadhafi who has been in custody since November 2011. The Abu Bakr al-Sadiq Brigade, a militia of former rebels that controls the town of Zintan in western Libya, said... Read more
Adam West, TV’s campy Batman in 1960s series, dies at age 88
Adam West, who earned a place in American pop culture history with his campy portrayal of the title character in the classic 1960s TV series Batman, has died at age 88, his family said on Saturday. West, who was so closely identified with Batman for the rest of his... Read more
At least six die in rain related accidents in Punjab
At least six people died after rain lashed several cities in Punjab on Saturday. According to sources, six people died in Lahore, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Kasur, Bahawalnagar, Multan and Lodhran, following rain on Saturday. Four people died in Bahawalnagar alone, after thunderstorm hit the city in southern Punjab. In Lahore,... Read more