India’s Muslim meat traders plan legal action against govt over new rules
Indian meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including...
Hussain Nawaz reluctant to appear before JIT
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz has refused to appear before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) citing reservations...
Police arrest 44-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing
A 44-year-old man was arrested in connection with the suicide attack on a concert in Manchester. According to Metropolitan...
India’s Muslim meat traders plan legal action against govt over new rules
Indian meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including buffalo for slaughter, calling it a move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration to hurt the business run mainly by Muslims. The environment ministry said this week that animal markets... Read more
Hussain Nawaz reluctant to appear before JIT
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz has refused to appear before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) citing reservations over two of its members, Samaa reported. Questions are being raised over his non-cooperation with the investigation team probing the offshore assets of PM Sharif and his family. It is... Read more
Police arrest 44-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing
A 44-year-old man was arrested in connection with the suicide attack on a concert in Manchester. According to Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, “immense” progress had been made in the investigation into Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people, seven of them children, at a pop concert in Manchester... Read more
Pakistan to play Bangladesh in Champions Trophy warm up today
Pakistan to play Bangladesh in Champions Trophy 2017 warm-up match at Edgbaston on Saturday. Pakistani team will take on the Bengal tigers in their first warm match today. Pakistan will play their second warm-up game against Australia on Monday. Pakistan Squad: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman,Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar... Read more
Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, two US officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years. Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state have... Read more
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet for moon sighting today
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad on Friday evening for sighting of the Ramazan moon. The Central Ruet-Hilal Committee led by  Mufti Muneebur Rehman will meet today evening, however, the Pakistan Meteorological Department predicts that there are very little chances of the moon being sighted today. The... Read more
PML-N to present fifth budget today; total outlay at Rs4.8 trillion
Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar will present the fifth federal budget  FY 2017-18 of the ruling party with an estimated outlay of Rs4.8 trillion for the fiscal year 2017-18 today. This is the first time that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government will present a budget for the fifth... Read more
US appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump’s travel ban
In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a US Appeals Court refused on Thursday to reinstate his temporary travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, delivering another blow to the White House in a legal battle likely headed to the Supreme Court. The decision, written by Chief... Read more
Ramazan in Saudi Arabia from today
The holy fasting month of Ramazan is due to begin today in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, religious authorities in both countries announced. The announcements came after religious authorities in the two Gulf Arab kingdoms failed to sight the crescent moon on Thursday night, state media reported.... Read more
United outclass Ajax to win Europa League on emotional night
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as their team comfortably outclassed Ajax Amsterdam to win an emotional Europa League final 2-0 and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League. A minute’s silence held for the victims of Monday’s suicide bombing... Read more
Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 ‘iris hack’
Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device, the firm said Wednesday. The launch of the Galaxy S8 was a key step for the world’s largest smartphone maker as it sought to move... Read more
Salman Abedi: Student dropout turned suicide bomber
Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 people in an attack on a pop concert in Manchester, was a business student who dropped out of university. Born to a Libyan family in Britain´s third biggest city, newspapers said he was known to the security services and the Financial... Read more
Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies after bike accident
American World Superbike rider Nicky Hayden, hit by a car in a bicycle accident in Italy last week, has died of his injuries, the Italian hospital where he was treated said Monday. Hayden, 35, who won the 2006 MotoGP world title, suffered severe chest and head injuries in the... Read more
Manchester victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’, says Mourinho
Jose Mourinho said the victims of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Manchester were in the “minds and hearts” of his squad as United prepare for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm. The Daesh extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 22 people,... Read more