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...
LEAs arrest 31 suspects under Operation Raddul Fasaad
As many as 31 suspects were arrested including, Afghan nationals, by the Frontier Corps and police personnel in a search operation conducted under Operation Raddul Fasaad in the wee hours of Friday. According to the Inter Services Public Relations statement, search operations were conducted in Kuchlak, Kachi Shahwani, Saryab,... Read more
Balochistan Provincial Govt and Pakistan Army host Sports Festival and Education Gala
Balochistan Provincial Govt and Pakistan Army hosted Sports Festival and Education Gala in the eve of Independence Day celebrations. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, two events of Sports Festival and Education Gala were high mark of attraction for the youth. In Sports Events matches of... Read more
Kulsoom Nawaz submits nomination papers for NA-120 by-poll
The wife of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will contest the forthcoming by-election in NA-120, the parliamentary seat he was forced to vacate last month after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office. Papers for Kulsoom Nawaz’s candidacy were filed with election authorities on Friday, Sharif adviser Asif... Read more
NAB summons Owais Muzaffar
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Owais Muzaffar aka Tappi for allegedly allotting lands illegally in the Malir River Bed. Muzaffar had served as the Sindh Minister for Local Government besides holding the charge of provincial government departments of Housing during the last Pakistan Peoples Party government. According... Read more
Bollywood film spotlights India’s toilet shortage
Bollywood may be famous for its blingy song and dance numbers, but a new movie released Friday deals with a distinctly less glamorous subject — India´s chronic lack of toilets. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made building more toilets a key priority in the country of 1.25 billion people,... Read more
PM Abbasi directs WAPDA for timely completion of all ongoing project
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed the Ministry of Water Resources to focus on all the ongoing development projects and ensure their timely completion. Chairing a meeting on WAPDA Affairs here at the PM Office, he said the new Ministry of Water resources had been constituted for better resolution... Read more
PAT Chief announces sit-in on Aug 16 in Lahore
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahir ul Qadri announced a sit-in on August 16. Dr. Qadri, who has recently return Pakistan, addressing a press conference in Lahore, Qadri said the sit-in would take place on Lahore’s Mall road. Dr Tahir ul Qadri, accused the government of being corrupt... Read more
Taylor Swift says DJ subjected her to long, ‘horrifying’ grope
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift testified on Thursday she was subjected to a “very long” and “intentional” grope by a Colorado disc jockey who appeared to be drunk during a photo session four years ago. The 27-year-old pop star was testifying for the first time for a US District Court... Read more
Trump issues stern warning to North Korea and its leader
President Donald Trump on Thursday warned North Korea it should be “very, very nervous” of the consequences if it even thinks of attacking US soil, after nuclear-armed Pyongyang said it was readying missile launch plans on the Pacific territory of Guam. The Republican billionaire dismissed any criticism of his... Read more
Snap co-founders will not sell shares, CEO says
Snap Inc Chief Executive Evan Spiegel said on Thursday neither he nor co-founder Bobby Murphy would sell shares of the Snapchat parent this year, but that failed to soothe investors after quarterly results fell short of analyst expectations. Shares of the Los Angeles company slumped nearly 17 percent in... Read more
‘Unexploded WWII bomb’ found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant
A suspected World War II bomb was found Thursday on the premises of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, an official said, with police called in to investigate. The 85-centimetre (2.9 foot) long object, believed to be an unexploded bomb dropped by the United States during the war, was discovered... Read more
Coutinho will not be sold, says Liverpool’s Klopp
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said midfielder Philippe Coutinho would not be sold at any price, as British media reported the club had rejected a second bid worth 100 million euros (90.19 million pounds)from Barcelona. Barcelona had already been rebuffed last month in an 80 million euro bid for the... Read more
Nvidia’s quarterly revenue rises 56 percent
Nvidia Corp reported a 56 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by strong demand for its chips used in data centers and gaming devices such as Nintendo Co Ltd’s Switch. The company’s net income more-than-doubled to $583 million, or 92 cents per share, in the second quarter... Read more