Russia faces decision on Winter Olympics ban for doping
The International Olympic Committee meets from Tuesday to decide whether to bar Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for...
Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart
Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week...
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
Tiger dazzles in long-awaited return from injury
Tiger Woods dazzled in his much-anticipated return from injury on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas where the former world number one flashed a fist pump and did not seem bothered by his troublesome back. Woods, competing for the first time after a nearly 10-month layoff... Read more
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 petrol has increased by Rs.1.48 per litre. The news Petrol price will be Rs 77.47 per litre. Prices of diesel was increased by Rs1.36 per litre, while the price for... Read more
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency  along with Pak-Afghan border on Thursday. According to sources, the strike targeted house of a Taliban commander named Rasheed near the border in Kurram Agency. Sources confirmed that two missiles were... Read more
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to participate in the Power-Gen International trade show in Las Vegas to promote US Pakistan bilateral commercial ties and increase trade and investment in the energy sector. According to a message... Read more
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond transactions at a profit rate of 5.625 per cent and 6.875 per cent respectively. The order book for Pakistan’s sovereign papers was over US $8 billion, however, the Government decided... Read more
The thinking behind Kim Jong Un’s ‘madness’
On an icy December day in 2011, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un was accompanied by seven advisers as they escorted the hearse that carried his father, Kim Jong Il, through the streets of Pyongyang. None of the men remain with the young Kim. This October, he demoted... Read more
Selena Gomez most-followed on Instagram, Ronaldo climb
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo muscled his way into Instagram’s top-followed ranks this year as he documented his career and growing family, but pop star Selena Gomez still reigned supreme on the social media platform. Ronaldo, who was named Forbes’ highest-paid soccer player this year with $93 million in... Read more
Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state news agency IRNA, the first flight will leave on Dec 18 from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport. The development is seen as yet another step to enhance connectivity between the people... Read more
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros (£0.74 million) in image rights in 2013 and 2014, a court filing showed on Wednesday. The Croatia international is the latest La Liga player to be caught up in a... Read more
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and increasing pressure on US President Donald Trump to deal with the nuclear-armed nation. Trump, who has vowed to halt North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, spoke with Chinese President Xi... Read more
Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000 after $1,000 surge in 12 hours
Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 (£8,185.50) to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday after gaining more than $1,000 in just 12 hours, stoking concerns that a rapidly swelling bubble could be set to burst in spectacular fashion. After soaring more than 1,000 percent... Read more
Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says has uses as varied as elderly care and disaster response. The T-HR3 can be controlled by a wearable system that allows users to operate the entire robot in real-time by... Read more
NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace. Lauer’s co-host Savannah Guthrie announced his termination at the beginning of Wednesday’s “Today” program. “This is a sad morning here at ‘Today’ and at NBC... Read more
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close to Japan on Wednesday, Pyongyang’s first test launch since sending a missile over its neighbour in mid-September. North Korea fired the missile a week after US President Donald Trump put... Read more