11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Apple Watch fails to tick with reviewers due to cellular glitch
Apple Inc’s latest smartwatch may have packed many impressive features of a smartphone, but occasional mobile connectivity issues and poor battery life held back several reviewers from recommending the device. The Watch Series 3, launched last week alongside iPhone 8 and iPhone X, boasts an array of features, including... Read more
COAS confirms death sentences of four ‘hardcore’ terrorists
Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to another 4 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including abducting/ slaughtering of soldiers, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the convicts were involved in killing... Read more
Pak-US joint efforts for pursuing common objective stressed
Business community here on Wednesday called upon Pakistan and US for working together in order to root out the menace of terrorism as well as pursuing the common objectives of socio-economic development. In a statement issued here on Wednesday, founder chairman Pak-US Business Council and chairman United Business Group... Read more
Nisar for special meeting of OIC on Rohingyan Muslims issue
Former Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday called for a special meeting of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on the Rohingyan Muslims issue and asked the government to establish a fund for the community. Speaking in the National Assembly, he said the exodus of 450,000 Rohingyan Muslims... Read more
Qatar grants free visa on arrival for Pakistanis
Qatar has granted visa on arrival for all Pakistani citizens for a period of 30 days. On Wednesday, the Qatar embassy in Pakistan announced that Pakistani citizens will grant free tourist visa valid for 30 days on their arrival. Requirements: The passport must be valid for at least 6... Read more
At least 224 killed in Mexico after 7.1 magnitude quake
Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death toll from a major earthquake grew to at least 226. The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and... Read more
NAB files appeal against LHC decision in Hudaibiya case
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed petition in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Lahore High Court. The Lahore High Court dismissed the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case against the Sharif family. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Shehbaz’s son... Read more
Amazon sends accidental gift email to shoppers due to glitch
A technical glitch caused Amazon.com Inc to email some of its customers erroneously that they had received a gift, a spokeswoman said in a statement on Tuesday. The email displayed an image of a crawling infant and told shoppers that they had received a present from their baby registry.... Read more
Trump administration prepares to ease export rules for US guns
The Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for American gun makers to sell small arms, including assault rifles and ammunition, to foreign buyers, according to senior US officials. Aides to President Donald Trump are completing a plan to shift oversight of international non-military firearms sales from the... Read more
‘The man who saved the world’ dies in Russia
Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday. Petrov, whose extraordinary story was told in a documentary titled “The Man Who Saved the World”, received several international... Read more
Accountability court issues Ishaq Dar’s arrest warrants
The accountability court has issued bailable arrest warrants of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday after he failed to appear in court. Dar was summoned to appear in court today in connection with a reference by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for possessing assets beyond declared sources of income.... Read more
Oil rises after Iraq signals possible OPEC cut extension
Oil prices rose on Wednesday after Iraq’s oil minister said OPEC and other crude producers were considering extending or even deepening a supply cut to curb a global glut, while a report showed a smaller-than-expected increase in U.S. inventories. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were up... Read more
Magical Messi hits four as Barcelona thrash Eibar
Lionel Messi struck four goals as Barcelona romped past Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday to extend their lead at the top of La Liga and maintain their 100 percent record. The Argentine was at his brilliant best as he lethally picked off the demoralised Basques, opening the scoring from the... Read more
FIFA bans Caribbean FA chief for six years
FIFA suspended Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick from the sport for six years on Tuesday after he was found guilty of several ethics violations. Derrick becomes the latest in a long line of football executives sanctioned by FIFA’s ethics committee, which has thrown dozens of people out of... Read more