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...
AG British Virgin Islands confirms Maryam owns Neilsen, Nescoll
The Attorney General of the British Virgin Islands confirmed that the Nielsen, Nescoll offshore companies were owned by Maryam Nawaz. According to papers leaked in the Panama Papers Maryam Nawaz was the owner of the Neilsen, Nescoll offshore companies. Since the Panama Leak, Maryam had rejected the claim that she was... Read more
Moody’s reaffirms Pakistan’s B3 rating, maintains stable outlook
Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed Pakistan’s sovereign rating at B3 with Stable outlook. According to press statement issued here Thursday by Finance Ministry, the Pakistan’s medium-term growth outlook has been  categorized as strong in the backdrop of China Pakistan Economic Corridor addressing infrastructure and energy constraints and the continuing... Read more
SC directs Imran to submit London flat trail by July 25
The Supreme Court had instructed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to submit complete trail of his London apartment by July 25. The SC three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar hearing the petition of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi, has advised Imran... Read more
Michael Jackson estate plans TV animated Halloween special
An animated television special featuring Michael Jackson will premiere this year for Halloween in the latest posthumous project by the estate of the late King of Pop. The estate said “Michael Jackson’s Halloween” will air on CBS in the United States around the October 31 holiday dedicated to the... Read more
Over 70 percent of people don’t help when a Muslim being abused in public: report
A new report finds that 75 percent of people do not help when they see a Muslim being abused in public. “IF you saw a woman being verbally attacked by a man in the street, would you stop to help”?. The answer comes in a disturbing new report which... Read more
PS-114 ballot box found in Mehmoodabad
A ballot box of PS-114 was discovered in a private car in the city’s Mehmoodabad area on Wednesday. Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM) has already alleged that the PS-114 by-election was rigged. MQM Pakistan pointed that the ballot box in question was purchased from a scrap-seller for Rs 60... Read more
Winter comes to Westeros with dose of revenge in new ‘Game of Thrones’
After six seasons of warring families, countless deaths and mounting menace, winter has finally come to Westeros in HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, bringing with it an army of the undead and some long pent-up revenge. Emmy-winning “Game of Thrones” debuted the first episode of the seventh... Read more
Heavy rains claim at least 16 lives across Pakistan
Heavy rain on Tuesday claimed 16 lives across the country. A heavy rain was reported in Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gujrat, Toba Tek Singh, DI Khan, Muzaffarabad and several other areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. In Islamabad, three members of a family killed after the roof of their house... Read more
Google escapes 1.1 bn euro tax bill in France
Google is not liable for 1.115 billion euros ($1.272 billion) in unpaid taxes claimed by the French state, a French court ruled Wednesday, saying the internet giant’s Irish subsidiary is not taxable in France. “The French company Google Ireland Limited (GIL) is not taxable in France for the 2005... Read more
Real Sociedad sign Januzaj from Man United
Real Sociedad have signed Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj for a reported fee of 9.8 million pounds ($12.6 million), the Spanish La Liga club said on Wednesday. United have installed a buy-back clause in the deal for the 22-year-old Belgian, Spanish media reported. Januzaj has agreed a five-year contract... Read more
Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for graft
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for graft on Wednesday – a stark fall from grace for the iconic leftist leader, and the latest twist in a sprawling political corruption probe engulfing Latin America’s largest economy. Lula, who ruled... Read more