15 injured in Mastung grenade attack
At least 15 people were injured in a grenade attack in Balochistan’s Mastung on Thursday. According to police, in...
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Safdar indicted in corruption cases
National Accountability Court indicted former disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Capt (retd) Safdar in corruption cases filed...
Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries
Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday on growing concerns about muted demand for the...
US investors urged to invest in CPEC projects
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) urged the US investors to explore possibilities of joint ventures and invest in mega project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as this has created many new business prospects in Pakistan. “Pakistan and USA have good potential to enhance cooperation in many... Read more
Pak-Afghan foreign ministers talked over phone
Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, spoke to Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani over telephone Wednesday and discussed the mutual relationship between the two countries. According to a statement issued by foreign office here, Khawaja Asif said Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Afghanistan and is prepared to... Read more
Main Punjab Nahi Jaoun, Na Maloom Afraad 2 rocks box office
Pakistani films hit the box office on Eid-ul-Azha are doing better business running as compared to Indian films exhibited in the country. According to sources from Pakistan film Industry, Pakistani film ‘Na Maloom Afraad 2’, has so far done a record business of Rs 60 million since the first... Read more
KPK govt decides to remove MD Khyber Bank
The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has decided to remove the managing director of Bank of Khyber (BoK). During the provincial cabinet meeting, it has been decided to remove Managing Director Shams-ul-Qayyum of BoK from his duties. Qayyum had previously accused the provincial finance minister of corruption and nepotism... Read more
French fashion giants ban ultra-thin models
A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following criticism that the industry encourages anorexia. French holding companies LVMH and Kering, which own dozens of top brands between them, unveiled a charter “to... Read more
Kate wins damages over intrusive photos published in Closer magazine
A French court ruled Tuesday that a French celebrity magazine must pay 100,000 euros in damages to Britain´s Prince William and his wife Kate over topless photos of the duchess published in 2012. The court also ordered Closer magazine´s editor Laurence Pieau and publisher Ernesto Mauri to each pay... Read more
Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh and BJP critic shot dead
Senior Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday by unidentified assailants. Gauri Lankesh, the editor of a weekly magazine known as Lankesh Patrike,  known for her criticism of Hindu extremism, was shot dead at her home on Tuesday evening. According to police, at least three suspects were involved and Lankesh... Read more
Pakistan to celebrate Defence Day on Wednesday
The entire nation along with country’s Armed forces will celebrate the Defence Day on Wednesday with a renewed pledge to continue safeguarding the geographical, ideological boundaries and territorial integrity of the motherland. The Day will dawn with special prayers in the mosques for the well-being and prosperity of the... Read more
Teen Rublev meets Nadal at US Open quarter-final
Russian teen Andrey Rublev, inspired by other young stars of Russian parentage, is the youngest US Open quarter-finalist since Andy Roddick in 2001 and on a collision course with his idol — Rafael Nadal. The 53rd-ranked 19-year-old dispatched Belgian ninth seed David Goffin 7-5, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 Monday to... Read more
Taylor Swift soars atop US chart, ends ‘Despacito’ reign
Taylor Swift’s vengeful new track topped the US singles chart Tuesday with the year’s highest one-week sales, halting the historic reign of global sensation “Despacito.” “Look What You Made Me Do,” a dark dance track that is the first single off Swift’s upcoming album “Reputation,” pushed “Despacito” to number... Read more
Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants
President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty for 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors, leaving their future in serious doubt and triggering a political firestorm. The US leader — who had promised to end the Obama-era program “with great heart” — ordered a phase... Read more
Facebook takes the next step to monetise WhatsApp: WSJ
Facebook Inc is gearing up to make money from WhatsApp, the messaging service used by more than a billion people every day, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. WhatsApp will be testing new features to make it easier for people to communicate with businesses they want to reach... Read more
Security Forces arrest Ansar Al Shariah Pakistan chief in Karachi
Security forces have arrested the chief of Ansar Al Shariah in Pakistan from Karachi. According to security sources, the Ansar Al Shariah chief  Dr Abdullah Hashmi has been arrested from Karachi, but security forces believe that the arrested suspect used a covered name. Security sources also added that more... Read more