‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Emir of boycott-hit Qatar to attend Gulf summit: minister
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) this...
COAS, Air Chief Marshal attend Dr Ruth Pfau’s burial ceremony
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman attended the burial ceremony of Dr. Ruth Pfau at Gora Qabristan, Karachi. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement, COAS General Bajwa and Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman attend burial services of... Read more
Cook and Anderson pile on agony for West Indies
Alastair Cook´s double century put England in a commanding position against the West Indies before James Anderson struck in the inaugural day/night Test in Britain at Edgbaston on Friday. West Indies were 44 for one in reply to England´s imposing 514 for eight declared, a deficit of 470 runs,... Read more
Sindh CM plans to launch KCR project on Quaid’s birthday
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali has directed the Transport Department to float international tender for Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project so that it could be started on December 25, the birthday of Quiad-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. He issued these directives while presiding over a meeting on KCR at... Read more
Dr. Ruth Pfau laid to rest following state funeral in Karachi
Dr. Ruth Pfau was laid to rest on Saturday at Christian Cemetery in Karachi following state funeral. Dr Ruth’s state funeral was performed with national honours at St Patrick’s Cathedral earlier today. Armed forces carried the casket containing Dr Ruth’s body to St Patrick’s Cathedral in Saddar in a... Read more
NA speaker Ayaz Sadiq files reference against SC’s Justice Asif Saeed Khosa
National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has filed a reference against Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in Supreme Judicial Council. Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in his judgement on April 20, 2017 remarked him Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s loyalist. In the reference, Ayaz Sadiq plead that Justice Khosa’s remarks in the Panama... Read more
Bannon leaves White House — but vows to fight on for Trump
Donald Trump parted ways with his controversial chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday as the White House reels from the fallout over the president’s response to a violent white supremacist rally. But the 63-year-old Bannon — a hero of the so-called “alt right” but bete noire of centrists whose... Read more
Wall Street ends down after more White House turmoil
US stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused week that raised more questions about the Trump administration’s ability to implement its pro-growth agenda. While the day’s losses were small, Friday marked the first time stocks haven’t risen the day after a more than... Read more
Pakistan undertaken operations against terrorists of all hue, color: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday highlighted the importance Pakistan accords to its relations with US, particularly security cooperation and efforts towards regional stability and said Pakistan has undertaken operations against terrorists of all hue and colour. This, he said, during a meeting with... Read more
Spanish Police name three Moroccans suspected of Spain attacks
Spanish police Friday released the names of three Moroccans suspected of deadly terror attacks and who were shot dead overnight by security forces in the seaside resort of Cambrils. Catalonia’s regional police identified them as Moussa Oukabir, 17, Said Aallaa, 18, and Mohamed Hychami, 24. Police said they were... Read more