25 people killed in Malaysian school fire
Twenty-five people were killed when a fire tore through a religious school in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on...
Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL
An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL...
Two subcontractors arrested for Multan Metro Bus project
 Two subcontractors associated with Multan Metro Bus project has been arrested on Wednesday. The accused contractors, identified as Salman Iqbal...
25 people killed in Malaysian school fire
Twenty-five people were killed when a fire tore through a religious school in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Thursday The blaze broke out in the religious school, Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, located in a mainly Malay settlement of Datuk Keramat just before dawn. “The number of confirmed dead... Read more
Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL
An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note. Ronaldo has been banned from domestic football since August for... Read more
UN chief hopes for ‘constructive’ message from Trump to world leaders
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he is hoping for a constructive message from US President Donald Trump when he makes his first address to world leaders at the United Nations next week. Trump will address the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, taking to the podium of the global... Read more
Two subcontractors arrested for Multan Metro Bus project
 Two subcontractors associated with Multan Metro Bus project has been arrested on Wednesday. The accused contractors, identified as Salman Iqbal and Sheikh Ijaz Asghar, have been nominated over charges of showing association with Capital Engineering and Construction Company. Both contactors claimed to have a contract for the Multan Metro Bus... Read more
CPEC – an exemplary project for economic development in Pakistan: Dr Hongca
Characterizing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) an exemplary pilot project for economic development in Pakistan, Dr Xu Hongcai, Chinese Deputy Chief Economist, Wednesday said achievements on diverse economic fronts had started taking place, lending credence to the overarching Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Presenting threadbare and comprehensive exposition on... Read more
Suicide bomber kills three near Kabul cricket stadium: police
A suicide bomber killed three people including a policeman and wounded five others after blowing himself up near a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, police said. The attacker detonated the bomb after he was stopped at a security checkpoint as he walked towards the stadium... Read more
Ban on Ansar-ul-Sharia soon: Ahsan
Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Wednesday said the government will soon impose ban on Ansar-ul Sharia, a terrorist group involved in attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader in Karachi. Talking to media here, the minister said the mastermind of the attack had been arrested and other culprits will... Read more
Trump becomes a grandfather again
US President Donald Trump became a grandfather for the ninth time Tuesday. His son, Eric Trump, announced the news on Twitter: “@LaraLeaTrump and I are excited to announce the birth of our son, Eric ´Luke´ Trump at 8:50 this morning.” .@LaraLeaTrump and I are excited to announce the birth... Read more
Apple unveils three new iPhones, hails ‘biggest leap forward’
Apple unveiled three new iPhone models on Monday, including a top-of-line handset described as “the biggest leap forward” since the original iPhone 10 years ago. Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced the premium iPhone X — pronounced 10 — as well as a new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.... Read more
Magic Messi leads Barca demolition of Juventus
A mesmeric Lionel Messi scored twice and inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus as the Catalans got off to a flying start in Champions League Group D on Tuesday avenging last season’s quarter-final elimination by the Italian champions. Messi broke the deadlock on the stroke of halftime... Read more
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
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