HBL’s PnL takes Rs 1.6 billion dive after DFS fine
Habib Bank Limited’s (HBL) profit for the first three quarters FY 2017 has gone down by Rs. 1.6 billion...
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in fourth ODI
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday, taking a 4-0...
G7, tech giants agree on plan to block extremist content online
G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the...
SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi arrested for tampering with record
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar Hijazi. FIA arrested SECP Chairman was arrested from outside a special court in Islamabad after his bail application was rejected. The SECP chairman faces charges of tampering with records of Sharif family’s companies. The... Read more
More rain forecasts in southern parts of country
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (MET) on Friday forecast more monsoon rain in the southern parts of the country. According to MET, monsoon currents are penetrating upper parts of the country and likely to strengthen in the next 24 hours. Rain and thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) are expected at... Read more
FIR lodged for attempted murder of medical student in Lahore
A FIR has been lodged  for injuring the student of a private medical college, Lahore. According to sources, victim Rizwan’s brother has lodged FIR against unknown persons in the Mughalpura police station on late Thursday night. The FIR includes the charge of attempted murder as the Rizwan’s neck bears... Read more
Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism: agency
Qatar’s ruler has amended the country’s anti-terrorism laws in a royal decree issued on Thursday, state news agency QNA reported, in a move that appears aimed at countering charges the Gulf Arab state supports terrorism. The move comes less than a week after Doha signed an accord with the... Read more
O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison
O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from prison in October following an emotional hearing that centred on the botched armed robbery of his own mementoes at a Las Vegas hotel that landed him behind bars for nine years. A four-member panel of the Nevada... Read more
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after US contest: police
Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after an international competition in Washington and two of them were seen entering Canada, police said on Thursday. The four males and two females were last seen late Tuesday afternoon when the robotics contest ended at the FIRST... Read more
Women`s World Cup: India beat Australia by 36 runs, to meet England in final
Team India defeated Australia by 36 runs in the second semi-final of the Women’ World cup at Derby on Thursday to reach the final for the second time. India takes on hosts England in the summit clash on Sunday. India’s middle order batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur put India to a commanding position as she... Read more
Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington commits suicide
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington committed suicide on Thursday, law enforcement sources told entertainment portal TMZ. The singer hanged himself at a residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered on Thursday morning.   He was married with six children from two wives. Bennington was also... Read more
Elon Musk says successful maiden flight for Falcon Heavy unlikely
SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk has downplayed the chances of a successful inaugural flight for his Falcon Heavy space launch vehicle, admitting there is a “good chance it would not make it to orbit in its first launch.” Development of the booster rocket, which is powered by 27... Read more