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...
China bans anti-Islam words on social media
Chinese authorities have blocked anti-Islam terms invented by Chinese internet users to stigmatize Muslims on Chinese social media. Searches for “green religion” and “peaceful religion”, often used by Internet users to refer to Islam and to circumvent censorship of inappropriate online speech, showed no results on China’s Weibo microblog,... Read more
Peace cup to prove world Pakistan is peaceful country: DG ISPR
Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor here Thursday said the hosting of Peace Cup matches will prove the world that Pakistan is a peaceful country and complete peace and normalcy has returned to Fata. The DG ISPR said life is back to normal in Federally... Read more
Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs in Peace Cup T20 match
Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs in a T20 Peace Cup match played at picturesque Younis Khan Cricket Stadium at Miranshah, headquarters of North Wazirsitan Agency here on Thursday. Pakistan XI has posted a total of 253 in allotted 20 overs against UK Media XI due... Read more
LHC orders release Justice Baqar report on Model Town incident
The Lahore High Court has ordered Punjab government to release Justice Ali Baqar Najafi judicial inquiry report on the killings of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers during 2014 Model Town incident in Lahore. In a judgement announced on Thursday, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi ordered provincial government to public the... Read more
Zardari behind Benazir, Murtaza Bhutto’s murders: Musharraf
Former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has alleged Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari for the murder of Benazir Bhutto and Murtaza Bhutto. In a video message, Musharraf, said he was sending out this message as Zardari had personally called him out by blaming him... Read more
Eight injured as school van crashes into tanker in Karachi
Eight injured as a school van crashed into an water tanker early on Thursday near Society graveyard on Tariq road. According to initial reports, a school van rammed into a water tanker was parked outside resulting eight people, including children, have been wounded in the accident. The injured were... Read more
May, Macron, Gentiloni push for quick removal of extremist online content
Leaders of France, Italy and the United Kingdom urged social media companies on Wednesday to more swiftly remove “terrorist content” from the internet, with the aim of stopping it from being uploaded in the first place. “The tech companies have made significant progress on this issue, but we need... Read more
Federer, Nadal relish teaming up at Laver Cup
Long-time rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will achieve a career first in Prague this weekend when they play side-by-side in the Laver Cup, a Ryder Cup golf style event featuring Team Europe against Team World. Nadal and Federer, who are back at the top of the sport’s rankings... Read more
Real Madrid beaten by Betis on Ronaldo return
Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches. Defeat leaves Real already seven points adrift of leaders Barcelona just five games into... Read more
IMF’s Lagarde warns US won’t meet growth targets amid slow reforms
IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned Wednesday that the US will fall short of its ambitious economic growth goals unless it can accelerate promised policy changes, including tax reform. The Trump administration has said it will push US growth to three percent annually — a rate economists say is unrealistic,... Read more
Gucci goes like totally 80s in Milan
Gucci’s Alessandro Michele unveiled on Wednesday a loud and proud ode to the 1980s on the opening day of the latest Milan Fashion Week, with big bangs, square suits and enough sequins to drown a disco. Michele burrowed further into his love for the bookish chic that has led... Read more