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...
SC orders disclosure of person involved in Hussain Nawaz’s JIT photo leak
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on the Panama Papers has ordered to disclose the name of the person involved in photo leak Hussain Nawaz Interrogation with Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT). The bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan was hearing the implementation case when ordered to make the name... Read more
SC orders registration of case against SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi
The Supreme Court’s special bench on the Panama case has ordered the registration of FIR against Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman for tampering official records. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had submitted to the court the report on its inquiry into the SECP’s alleged record tampering... Read more
SSP Chaman Sajid Khan Mohmand martyred in attack
Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Chaman, Sajid Khan Mohmand, martyred in a terrorist attack after on Boghra Road of the city on Monday. According to initial information, a bike-riding suicide bomber targeted the convoy of SSP Sajid at Eidgah Chowk resulting dozen police personnel and civilians were injured in the... Read more
Panama JIT to submit final report today
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to submit its final report to the Supreme Court’s special implementation bench today. The Panama JIT, formed on May 5  by the bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and includes Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan to ascertain the money trail... Read more
Pakistan sets rules for banks wanting to be fully Shariah compliant
Pakistan’s central bank has issued guidelines covering how banks that want to be fully-fledged Shariah compliant can achieve that status, setting a three-year time frame for applicants to complete the process. The rules aim to accelerate the growth of Islamic banking in the Muslim-majority country. The sector enjoys double-digit... Read more
PPP’s Saeed Ghani wins PS-114 seat
Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Saeed Ghani won the PS-114 by-polls. According to unofficial results, Saeed bagged 23,840 votes while the runner-up MQM-P got 18,106 votes in 92 polling stations across the constituency. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N)Ali Akbar Gujjar, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Najeeb Haroon and Jamaat-e-Islami’s Zahoor Ahmed Jadoon bagged... Read more
Silence over whether Grenfell Tower materials passed safety test
The cladding system used on London’s Grenfell Tower would only have met British regulatory standards if the two main materials had passed a key safety test together, according to a Reuters analysis of the building code and data on the materials. Three weeks after the June 14 fire, neither... Read more
Lewis ton carries West Indies to thumping T20 win over India
Evin Lewis blazed his second hundred against India to lead the West Indies to a rampaging nine-wicket victory in the one-off T20 international at Sabina Park on Sunday. Replying to the tourists’ challenging total of 190 for six, Lewis stole the spotlight from returning local hero Chris Gayle with... Read more
‘Spider-Man’ casts a wide web to top weekend box office
Homecoming,” Sony’s newest addition to the growing library of summertime superhero yarns, spun up an impressive opening in North American theaters this weekend, with ticket sales for the three-day weekend estimated at $117 million. That would give the film the third-largest opening so far this year, behind “Beauty and... Read more