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...
Jamaldani for working jointly to ensure uplift of Balochistan province
Central leader Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) Senator Dr Jehanzeb Jamaldini on Sunday urged political parties to shun their difference and work jointly for economic development and social uplift of remote areas of Balochistan. Talking to APP, Jamaldani said that it was high time to pay more focus on construction... Read more
Saunders defends title, eyes Canelo-GGG showdown
Billy Joe Saunders can look forward to bigger fights after defending the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) middleweight title by unanimously out-pointing Willie Monroe Jr on Saturday.   The English boxer made a second successful defence of the title to set up the possibility of a more lucrative bout against the... Read more
Four killed in Afghan market explosion
Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest attack to hit the war-weary country. The deadly blast comes as the Afghan government considers a plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight... Read more
Over 21 percent growth in net tax collection in two month
The net tax collection by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) during the first two months of the current fiscal year increased by 21.02 percent as against the same period of last year. The gross revenue collection during July-August (2017-18) witnessed growth of 24 per cent as compared to the... Read more
Stars flock to Emmys for television´s big night
Television´s biggest stars were dusting off their designer frocks and getting suited and booted Sunday for their chance to snag the biggest prizes for the small screen. With awards juggernaut “Downton Abbey” finished and “Game of Thrones” ineligible, this year´s Emmys are seen as the first in years in... Read more
Pakistan wins first gold medal in Asian Indoor Games
Pakistan Saturday took off with a flying start winning a gold, a silver and four bronze medals on the opening day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, which are formally to be kicked off Sunday with over 6,000 athletes from 65 Asian countries taking part in... Read more
The Tubby Tyrant Strikes Again!
“Missile, Missile, Missile” screamed the radio stations and the TV channels as Japanese families woke up one early morning to the blare of air raid sirens. The little “Tubby tyrant” was at it again. This time the North Korean Dictator fired off a missile in the general direction of... Read more
Polling under way in NA-120
Polling for the NA-120 by-election in 220 polling stations in Lahore commenced at 8am on Sunday. The seat fell vacant following a five-member Supreme Court bench on July 28 disqualified Nawaz from the PM’s office for failing to declare being an executive of Dubai-based company, as an asset when filing his... Read more
UK’s border agency officials search PIA flight in London for five hours
UK’s border agency officials searched a Pakistan International Airline flight from Islamabad to London at Heathrow International airport. According to an official of UK Border Agency, a PIA inbound flight was searched with the help of sniffer dogs for five hours. The  17 British officials took off panels from... Read more
Veteran tv, film actor Iftikhar Qaisar passes away
President’s Pride of Performance Award winning Pakistani drama and film artist Iftikhar Qaisar passed away on Sunday in Peshawar. Iftikhar Qaisar was under treatment since a week in Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital. Following the news in the media that Iftikhar Qaisar was kept under the open sky for nine... Read more
U2 cancels concert in protest-hit St Louis
Rock giants U2 called off a concert planned for Saturday night in St Louis, Missouri, as the US city braced for the second day of protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the shooting death of a black man. The Irish rock band and entertainment firm... Read more
UK police keeping open mind on number of suspects in London train bombing
British police are keeping an open mind on whether more than one person was responsible for a London train bombing — that injured 30 people — after they arrested an 18-year-old man earlier on Saturday. “We are still pursuing numerous lines of enquiry, and at great pace,” Senior National... Read more
Six-goal City go top, Liverpool held by Burnley
Manchester City stormed to the top of the Premier League as Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick inspired a 6-0 demolition of Watford, while Philippe Coutinho’s return couldn’t lift Liverpool in a 1-1 draw against Burnley on Saturday. With previous leaders Manchester United not in action until Sunday’s clash with Everton, City... Read more