SHC voids Sindh govt’s decision to re-conduct entry test for medical colleges
The Sindh High Court has annulled the Sindh government’s decision to re-conduct entry tests for admission in government-run medical...
Jousting for support, Pakistan’s bid to keep cavalry sport alive
Festooned with garlands and colourful bridles, turbaned riders mounted on horseback in full gallop lower their lances at tiny...
Russia registers nine US media outlets as ‘foreign agents’
Russia´s justice ministry on Tuesday named nine US media outlets including Voice of America as “foreign agents” after President...
Khalid Yusuf Bari gets 10 years for financing Safoora Goth attackers
A Karachi anti-terrorism court on Friday sentenced a financer of Safoora Goth attackers, former engineer of the Pakistan International Airlines to 10 years in prison. Khalid Yusuf Bari was convicted of financing the attackers in 2015’s Safoora Goth bus massacre. Khalid Yusuf Bari faced charges of providing financial assistance to... Read more
Cyber ‘worm’ attack hits global corporate earnings
Costly cyber attacks are having a bigger impact on corporate earnings and are becoming a fact of life for companies as Oreo cookie maker Mondelez, drug maker Merck and others said that a destructive “worm” attack in the last week of the second quarter disrupted operations. Mondelez International Inc,... Read more
Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4 has leaked
The fourth episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season was leaked online on Friday. According to The Independent, there is speculation that the leak originated from HBO distribution partner Star India, and is not related to the HBO hack. HBO said on Monday that hackers had stolen upcoming programming, and... Read more
Boxer Amir Khan, Faryal agree to split
Boxer Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom agreed to split up. Khan took to Twitter on Friday to reveal he is calling it quits with his wife Faryal. The British-Pakistani boxer was apparently quite furious with his wife Faryal Makhdoom. So me and the wife Faryal have agreed... Read more
NA welcomes Gulalai’s harassment probe committee
National Assembly members from opposition and treasury Friday welcomed the constitution of a committee mandated to probe the harassment charges of PTI MNA Ayesha Gulalai against her party’s chief Imran Khan. Speaking on a point of order, Ms Shagufta Jumani of PPP said Ayesha Gulalai has hurled charges against... Read more
PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s cabinet takes oath
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s 43-member cabinet was sworn-in . President Mamnoon Hussain administered the ceremony on Friday morning. The oath-taking ceremony took place at the Presidency and was attended by PML-N members and senior government officials, as well as people from other walks of life. The new cabinet... Read more
China says India building up troops amid border stand-off
China´s Foreign Ministry on Thursday said India has been building up troops and repairing roads along its side of the border amid an increasingly tense stand-off in a remote frontier region beside the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of... Read more
Fire breaks out at Torch tower Marina Dubai
Fire has broken out at Dubai Torch Tower. The Torch tower, located in Dubai Marina, caught fire late Thursday night, various Arab media outlets reported. The blaze is thought to have started at around 1am local time (10pm BST) before shooting up one side of the 86-storey building. Footage captured... Read more
CTD releases list of 72 most wanted terrorists
Sindh Counter Terrorism Department has released the eighth edition of Red Book on Thursday. The eighth edition  includes name and details of the crime committed by as many as 72 terror suspects. In the seventh edition, more than 90 alleged terrorists were listed. Along with 16 other alleged terrorists,... Read more
Neymar signs five-year deal to complete world record PSG move
Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday, signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros (200 million pounds) release clause. The 25-year-old Brazil forward, who will be presented to fans on Saturday, is committed to PSG... Read more
Suicide bomber kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan, 6 personnel wounded
A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan late Thursday, killing one NATO soldier and wounding six other personnel, the coalition said. “The patrol was conducting a partnered mission with the Afghan National Army when a personnel-borne IED (improvised explosive device) detonated,” in Qarabagh district... Read more