Ronaldo pips Messi to win Ballon d’Or for fifth time
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d‘Or for world player of the year on Thursday for a joint-record...
Zardari threatens to take the streets against govt with Tahir-ul-Qadri
PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has threatened the government to take the street with Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri In...
Fake restaurant becomes London’s top-rated eatery
A non-existent restaurant supposedly based in a garden shed briefly became London’s top eating place on travel and restaurant...
Internet services disrupts in Pakistan
Internet services in Pakistan has disrupted early Saturday due to a major fault in the international cable system IMV. According to sources, the disruption in the 13000 km-long IMV cable (India till France) affected by a technical fault near Jeddah. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) spokesperson talking to locals... Read more
Ashwin five-for helps pack Sri Lanka for 183
India enforced the follow-on after ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed five wickets to help dismiss Sri Lanka for 183 on the third day of the second Test in Colombo on Saturday. The hosts, who resumed the day on 50-2, succumbed to India’s spin assault in the morning session, conceding... Read more
Bilawal to address rally in Chitral today
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) all set for the power show in Chitral today. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, will address to supporters at Chitral polo ground.  A large stage has been set up with massive placing of chairs. Party songs are being played, men, women and... Read more
NAB signs MOU with china for transparency in CPEC projects
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has signed a MOU with China for transparency in CPEC projects. Chairman NAB, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, said that the Bureau has Zero Tolerance Policy to eradicate corruption from the country. Chairman NAB was chairing a meeting to review latest progress on NAB’s Awareness and Prevention campaign... Read more
US judge sets $30,000 bail for UK hacker who stopped ‘WannaCry’
A US judge in Las Vegas set a $30,000 bail on Friday for a well-known British cyber security researcher accused of advertising and selling malicious code used to pilfer banking and credit card information. Marcus Hutchins, 23, gained celebrity status within the hacker community in May when he was... Read more
Pakistan exports surgical goods, medical instruments worth US$ 339.19 million
Pakistan exported surgical goods and medical instruments worth US$ 339.19 million during the last fiscal year ended on June 30, 2017, as against the exports of US $ 358.766 million of the corresponding period of last year. The exports of above mention goods were recorded at US$ 358.766 million... Read more
Game of Thrones’ leak ‘gift from Pakistan’, hacker says
Reports indicate Game of Thrones Season 7’s fourth episode, “The Spoils of War,” has officially made its way online. HBO – the American cable channel behind Game of Thrones – on Monday said hackers had stolen upcoming programming, while Entertainment Weekly noted that the theft included a script for an unaired episode of... Read more
US unveils tougher new UN sanctions on N. Korea, vote due Saturday
The United States on Friday presented to the UN Security Council a draft resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea, aiming to deprive Pyongyang of $1 billion in export revenue, a council diplomat said. The council is expected to vote on Saturday on the measures that include a ban on... Read more
Smash hit ‘Despacito’ becomes most viewed YouTube video
“Despacito” — the racy Spanish-language global smash hit throbbing with sexual innuendo — racked up another record Friday, supplanting “See You Again” as the most watched video on YouTube. As of early Friday afternoon on the US East Coast, “Despacito” had logged 2.995 billion views on YouTube, ahead of... Read more
Apple to launch watches that can make calls
Apple Inc plans to release a version of its smartwatch later this year that can connect directly to cellular networks, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Some of the new models for the Apple Watch will be equipped with LTE chips and be able to... Read more