Sunday, May 28, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AFP): Two men were stabbed to death in the US city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, police said.... Read more
2 hours 3 min ago
WASHINGTON (AFP): United States President Donald Trump wished all Muslims a joyful Ramadan and extended his best wishes for a blessed month on Friday. Trump said in his message on the eve of Ramazan... Read more
2 hours 38 min ago
COLOMBO (AFP): Flooding and landslides killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record rainfalls in many parts of the island,... Read more
1 day 2 hours ago

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (APP): No new tax has been levied in the federal budget that would adversely affect the public, said Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday. "However, those defaulting on income tax would... Read more
2 hours 10 min ago
SUI/DERA BUGTI (APP): Frontier Corps on Saturday seized arms and ammunition from militant hideouts in Sui and Dera Bugti, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). FC troops together... Read more
2 hours 17 min ago
ISLAMABAD (APP): The first round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on Saturday, at which the three sides exchanged in-depth views on trilateral... Read more
2 hours 17 min ago

Afghanistan

KHOST (AFP): A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, officials said, in the first major insurgent attack at the start of the holy fasting month of... Read more
2 hours 6 min ago
KABUL (AFP): At least 13 soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents at several security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, a government official said on... Read more
1 day 10 hours ago
BRUSSELS (TOLONews): NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday night after the Heads of State meeting in Brussels that a decision on foreign troop levels for 2018 has not yet been made... Read more
1 day 10 hours ago

Business

LAHORE/PESHAWAR (APP): The prices of fruits and vegetables have soared in different cities ahead of Ramazan as profiteers began to exploit masses by putting up their desired rates. With only two days... Read more
2 days 10 min ago
ISLAMABAD (APP): Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, will formally launch the Economic Survey 2016-17 on Thursday. The minister will share the key economic indicators and the performance of... Read more
3 days 1 hour ago
ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The government has set this year's 'Nisab of Zakat' at Rs38406, which will apply on Saving Accounts, according to a notification issued Wednesday. The 2.5 per... Read more
3 days 1 hour ago

Sports

BIRMINGHAM (Monitoring Desk): Young Faheem Ashraf smashed 64 off 30 balls to snatch a likely win from Bangladesh to script a two-wicket win for Pakistan in 12-a-side warm-up game at Edgbaston ahead... Read more
4 min 13 sec ago
LAHORE (APP): Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan on Saturday announced two T20 matches and a bilateral cricket series in a joint press conference with Chairman Afghan Cricket Board (... Read more
2 hours 14 min ago
LAHORE (APP): The Pakistan hockey team left for the United Kingdom to take part in the World League, due to be held from June 15 to June 25. Pakistan is part of Pool B in the FIH Hockey World League... Read more
3 hours 48 min ago

Fashion

MUMBAI (Web Desk): In an effort to go extravagant to promote ‘Jagga Jasoos’, the team has decided to do a promotional item song but the reports unveiled that Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif has refused... Read more
1 day 10 hours ago
LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Pakistani singer and Qawwali maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan stole hearts of the people during his performance in fund raising ceremony at Oxford University’s Sheldonian... Read more
1 day 10 hours ago
MUMBAI (AFP): Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra has revealed of being sexually harassed in a young age. Talking at ‘Women self-defense graduation ceremony’, Parineeti said that she used to go to her... Read more
3 days 1 hour ago