HBL’s PnL takes Rs 1.6 billion dive after DFS fine
Habib Bank Limited’s (HBL) profit for the first three quarters FY 2017 has gone down by Rs. 1.6 billion...
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in fourth ODI
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday, taking a 4-0...
G7, tech giants agree on plan to block extremist content online
G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the...
Pakistan celebrates international revival with win
Pakistan Tuesday took a giant step towards reviving international cricket at home with a 20-run victory over the World XI in a match before excited crowds amid tight security. The Twenty20 match, accorded international status by the International Cricket Council, is only the second time Pakistan has hosted an... Read more
Matches to help revive world sports activities in Pakistan: CM
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said the arrival of international cricketers as part of the World-XI to Pakistan would help revive international sports activities in the country. He hoped that many more international teams would also visit Pakistan, adding that it would give a message to the... Read more
Imran Khan fail to submit record of $100,000 relating to Bani Gala
The Supreme Court bench resumed hearing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s disqualification case today. During the hearing Imran Khan’s lawyer Naeem Bokhari admitted in court that a record of $100,000 pertaining to the cricketer-turned-politician’s Bani Gala mansion was not found. The chief justice remarked that Imran Khan yet... Read more
Solution to Afghanistan issue lies only in dialogue, not war: President
President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday said that the issue of Afghanistan could only be resolved through dialogue and not war. Addressing a gathering of Pakistani academia and intelligentsia here, the President reiterated that Pakistan would continue assisting their Afghan brethren for stability in their country. Among those who attended the event included Ambassador... Read more
North Korea warns US of ‘greatest pain’, rejects sanctions
North Korea on Tuesday rejected a UN Security Council resolution imposing tougher sanctions and said the United States would soon face the “greatest pain” it had ever experienced. The Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on Monday over the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test,... Read more
Pakistan, Turkey to continue working together for peace in Afghanistan
Emphasizing that lasting peace in Afghanistan was important for stability in the region, Turkish President Recip Tayyep Erdogan and Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif Tuesday agreed that Pakistan and Turkey would continue to work together for peace and stability in Afghanistan. According to Foreign Office, the foreign minister during... Read more
J.J. Abrams to direct ´Star Wars IX,´ announces Lucasfilm
Sci-fi filmmaker J.J. Abrams is to direct “Star Wars: Episode IX,” Lucasfilm announced on Tuesday, following the departure of Colin Trevorrow over creative differences. Abrams — a familiar face in the “Star Wars” universe who directed “The Force Awakens” (2015) — will co-write the film with Chris Terrio, who... Read more
Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s Urs commence today
 The three-day celebrations of the 1,287th Urs of Abdullah Shah Ghazi commenced in Karachi today. Sindh Minister for Labour, Transport and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah inaugurated Shah, laid a floral wreath, offered Fateha and prayed for the progress and development of the country. Extraordinary security measures have been... Read more
29Rooms, the exhibition created for social media
Visitors are touching the art, wearing it and even jumping on it at the popular immersive exhibition “29Rooms” being held in a Brooklyn warehouse. Artists, companies and non-profits have come together for the interactive event hosted by the website Refinery29 which closes on Monday after a four-day run. In... Read more
With Irma goodwill gesture, Tesla’s remote control raises eyebrows
Electric car maker Tesla helped its owners fleeing the path of Hurricane Irma, offering a complementary boost to the car battery’s range to allow them to travel further before needing to recharge. The goodwill gesture was a publicity boost for the Silicon Valley firm, but the ability to remotely... Read more
Supreme Court to hear Panama case review petitions today
A three-member bench of the Supreme Court will take up the review petitions of Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar today. The three member bench of the apex court is headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ehsan,... Read more
Mohammad Amir welcomes his baby
Mohammad Amir felt compelled Tuesday to announce his first ever child. Amir’s wife gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday morning in London. Mohmmad Amir, shared an adorable picture with his new born baby ahead of the historic Independence Cup series. Amir shared his new born picture on... Read more
Suicide attack foils in Riyadh
Saudi Arabia law enforcement agencies have foiled a suicide bombing attack on its defense ministry headquarters in the capital Riyadh. According to state news agency SPA, police has arrested several suspects who were plotting a suicide bombing attack on defense ministry headquarters Two Yemeni suicide bombers and two Saudis... Read more
COAS highlights Pakistan’s concerns on Australia visit
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) reached Australia on two days official visit on invitation of Australian Army Chief. Upon arrival at the Defence Forces Headquarters in Canberra, COAS was given a tri service Guard of Honour. COAS called on Australian Army Chief Lieutenant General Angus... Read more