Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
Chinese vice premier arrives Islamabad
Chinese Vice-Premier of the State Council of People’s Republic of China Wang Yang along with a high powered delegation Sunday arrived here on a two-day official visit. At the airport, he was warmly received by the high officials. According to the Foreign Office, Vice Premier Wang Yang is undertaking... Read more
Sindh Rangers organise Independence Day rally in Karachi
Sindh Rangers organised a rally in connection with the Independence Day celebrations. The rally started from Ayesha Manzil to Azizabad’s Liaquat Ali Khan Chowk in Karachi. People from different walks of life, including women and children, participated in the rally, carrying Pakistan’s flags. The participants of rally chanted slogans... Read more
40 years ago, America shocked by death of Elvis
Forty years ago, on August 16, 1977, “The King of Rock ´n´ Roll” Elvis Presley died and rock lost its first superstar. Presley was found unconscious at his Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, and declared dead at the hospital. He was just 42. The cause was pronounced as cardiac... Read more
Nazia Hassan’s 17th death anniversary today
The 17th death anniversary of Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan is being observed today. Nazia Hassan was born in Karachi on April 3, 1965 and passed away on August 13, 2000 due to lung cancer. Nazia started her music career at the age of 10 and her debut song ‘Aap Jaisa... Read more
Six of a family burn to death in Karachi van fire
Six members of a family were burnt to death while five others were injured as van caught fire in Garden area, Karachi. According to Rescue and police officials, at least six people, including children, were burnt to death and five wounded when their van caught fire early Sunday morning... Read more
Injury floors Bolt and ruins final farewell
Usain Bolt’s unparalleled career ended in extraordinary drama on Saturday as he pulled up with injury on the anchor leg of his very last race, the 4×100 metres relay final at the World Championships. The 30-year-old had taken the baton for Jamaica a few metres adrift of the two... Read more
Car ramming, helicopter crash leave three dead, over 10 injured in Virginia’s ‘alt-right’ clash
At least one person died and 30 were injured in a day of violent clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Virginia on Saturday, with the state’s governor blaming the neo-Nazis for sparking the violence and demanding that they go home. Two people also died when a Virginia State... Read more
Pakistan win bronze medal at World Taekwondo President’s Cup
Pakistan won the bronze medal at the 1st World Taekwondo President’s Cup held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Sinan Ashfaq, Pakistan’s Taekwondo black belt, in the 65kg category defeated his opponents from Kazakhstan, however, in the semi-finals, he lost to Uzbek rival. Speaking to  local news channel ‘Geo News’, Sinan Ashfaq said... Read more
15 army personnel martyrs, injures several in Quetta blast
15 people including 8 army personnel martyred and over 20 people injured in Quetta blast on late Saturday night. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), The blast, took place in a vehicle at the Pishin bus stop, an army truck was the main target of the terrorists.... Read more
Zidane confirms to extend Real Madrid contract
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed on Saturday he will sign a contract extension in the near future with the club he has guided to back-to-back Champions League titles. “I’m happy because it’s a sign of confidence, that we have done good work,” Zidane told a pre-match press conference... Read more
Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica into world 4×100 relay finals
Usain Bolt’s bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track as Jamaica qualified for the final of the 4x100m relay. Bolt took the unusual step of racing the relay heats, something usually reserved for the more unheralded members... Read more