NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
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...
KSE 100-index falls over 500 points
The Pakistan Stock Exchange has show another 500 points fall on Wednesday. The KSE 100-index recorded a drop of over 500 points Wednesday noon, with the benchmark index standing at around 43,575 points. The KSE 100-index showing a bear trend following the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) submitted its... Read more
Wikipedia disabled public editing of ‘Calibri font article’
Wikipedia has disabled public editing of the ‘Calibari Font Article’ on Tuesday following the release of the Panama case Joint Investigation Team’s report (JIT). The ‘Calibri becomes a myth after the Panama JIT report revealed that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz submitted a declaration regarding offshore companies,... Read more
Winter is finally here as Game of Thrones returns this Sunday
‘Game of Thrones’ returns for its penultimate season Sunday, presaging the end of a saga of sex, violence and political intrigue that has become the world’s most popular TV show. The R-rated fable of noble families vying for control of the Iron Throne has just 13 episodes left, split... Read more
Top Europe court upholds ban on full-face veil in Belgium
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld a Belgian ban on wearing the full-face niqab veil in public. The court ruled that the restriction sought to guarantee social cohesion, the “protection of the rights and freedoms of others” and that it was “necessary in a democratic society”,... Read more
History-maker Konta bests Halep in quarter-final epic
Johanna Konta won a place at the Wimbledon semi-final table on Tuesday in a feast of tension-filled tennis, powering past Simona Halep in three epic sets to become the first British woman to reach the last four in almost 40 years. In a match dripping with tension towards the... Read more
Saudi Arabia to introduce physical education for schoolgirls
Saudi public schools will begin offering physical education for girls in the coming academic year, the education ministry announced on Tuesday, in a long-awaited reform in the Islamic kingdom. Physical education for women is controversial in Saudi Arabia, where conservatives consider it immodest, and it is not mandatory. It... Read more