Former PM Shaukat Aziz’s son passes away in London
Former prime minister Shaukat Aziz’s only son, Abid Shaukat, died at a London hospital early Sunday. Abid, 43, had...
Speedo Bus Service to be launched in Bahawalpur, Lodhran
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says his government is spending billions of rupees for the provision of comfortable and...
Road ire claims life in Karachi
One person killed and three injured on Sunday morning after a vehicle was fired upon at the Sea View...
CPEC to be most precious asset of Pakistan
Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was an important step towards new global economic order which would trigger growth in the third world, therefore, it was not acceptable to the developed western world. The western economic model has failed to provide relief... Read more
PM condemns attack on security force in Panjgu
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday strongly condemned the attack on security forces in Panjgur. The Prime Minister expressed grief over the loss of precious lives of FC officials, a statement issued by the PM’s Media Office here said. He has further directed to provide best medical assistance... Read more
Post-Hajj flight operation to begin on Wednesday
Post Hajj flight operation to bring back Pakistani pilgrims from Saudi Arabia will begin on Wednesday. The process will start with arrival of nine flights bringing nearly 2,000 pilgrims to Pakistan. The repatriation process will complete on 5th of the next month. (APP) Read more
‘Thriller’ was made because Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster
Music video “Thriller” was not the product of a brilliant idea but was made because pop star Michael Jackson wanted to be a monster, director John Landis said at the Venice film festival on Monday. Landis was in Venice to present the 3D version of the video, which was... Read more
Over 0.3mn people sign petition asking to strip Suu Kyi of Nobel Prize
Over 3,035,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org demanding that the Nobel Peace Prize be taken back from Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for failure to stop violence against the ethnic Rohignya Muslims in the country. Three million signatures are needed to forward the demand to the... Read more
Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55 billion
Star India will pay a staggering 163.48 billion rupees ($2.55 billion) for the television and digital rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years, the country´s cricket board announced on Monday. Sony, the only other bidder for the television rights of the world´s richest domestic... Read more
Electric cars and renewables not enough to meet Paris climate goal
The cost of electric vehicles (EVs) will fall to match those running on combustion engines by 2022, a key trigger that will mean by 2035 half of all passenger vehicles sold globally will be electric, according to the head of a top energy consultancy. But this expected exponential rise... Read more
Epic Del Potro sets up Federer US Open showdown
Juan Martin del Potro shrugged off sickness to save two match points and defeat Dominic Thiem in a five-set US Open epic on Monday to book a quarter-final showdown with five-time champion Roger Federer. Argentina 24th seed Del Potro claimed a heroic 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 victory... Read more
China, Russia at UN urge talks with North Korea
United Nations, US: China on Monday again urged diplomatic talks to address the crisis with North Korea and warned at the UN Security Council that it will not allow chaos and war on the Korean peninsula. “The situation on the peninsula is deteriorating constantly as we speak, falling into... Read more
Nadal hits 50th win at US Open, Pliskova races through
World number one Rafael Nadal notched up his 50th win at the US Open on Monday to reach the quarter-finals for the seventh time. The two-time champion, who could meet old rival Roger Federer in New York for the first time at the semi-final stage, crushed Ukraine’s Alexander Dolgopolov... Read more