Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
SC allows NAB access to volume 10
The Supreme Court (SC) has finally granted access to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to the volume 10 of Panama JIT report. The SC registrar has handed over the volume 10 on the Panama JIT report on third request of NAB. Earlier, the SC registrar office declined two requests... Read more
Yaqoob Khan Nasir appointed interim PML-N president
Senator Sardar Mohammad Yaqoob Khan Nasir has been appointed interim president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, PML(N) central working committee meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday to give formal approval of his appointment. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday had chosen... Read more
PFA seizes expired chocolates from Rawalpindi
Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Thursday has seized imported expired chocolate from Rawalpindi. According to PFA officials, during a raid at a warehouse located on Rawalpindi’s College Road PFA authority seized 31,000 packets of imported expired chocolate. The PFA officials revealed that the chocolates were supplied to super stores... Read more
Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift
Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals. Like Toyota Motor Corp, Hyundai had initially championed fuel... Read more
Australia’s Hanson wears burqa to parliament in bid to ban them
Australian far-right senator Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign to ban the all-enveloping garment worn by some Muslim women, drawing a quick rebuke from the government and Muslims. Hanson sat in her seat in the assembly for about 20 minutes covered... Read more
PAF F7-PG plane crashes near Sargodha
An aircraft of the Pakistan Air Forces (PAF) crashed near Sargodha. According to PAF spokesman, an F7-PG plane on its routine training mission crashed in fields near Sargodha city soon after it took off from Sargodha airbase. The lone pilot flying the plane is said to be injured in... Read more
Ronaldo-less Real Madrid complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona
Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to cruise past rivals Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to cap a 5-1 aggregate win. Ronaldo was slapped with a five-game ban for pushing the referee after he was sent off in... Read more
Pink ends 16 year feud with Christina Aguilera
Pop singer Pink put an end to her 16 year long feud with Christina Aguilera. The pop star – who worked with Christina on the 2001 classic Lady Marmalade – revealed on Twitter that the pair had put aside their differences since falling out 16 years ago. Pink recently slammed an Xtina... Read more
New Nokia 8 phone targets surging demand for video-streaming
HMD Global – the Finnish start-up looking to reinvigorate the Nokia phone brand – unveiled the Nokia 8 on Wednesday, hoping to cash in on rising consumer demand for high-quality audio and video features. The Android device – due out in September – will potentially beat rivals on price... Read more
Iran’s military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks
Turkish and Iranian military leaders held talks on Wednesday over cooperation in the Syrian conflict and counter-terrorism, officials said, during a rare visit to NATO-member Turkey by the Islamic Republic’s military chief of staff. Turkey’s ties with Washington have been strained by US support for Kurdish fighters in Syria,... Read more
Trump’s stance on Virginia violence shocks America’s allies
America’s closest allies condemned US President Donald Trump in unusually strong and personal terms on Wednesday after he put part of the blame for violent clashes in the state of Virginia on those marching against gun-brandishing neo-Nazis. British Prime Minister Theresa May, widely criticised at home for cultivating close... Read more