Monday, Feb 20, 2017

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Global

BEIJING (NNI): China on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at a Sufi shrine in Sehwan, Sindh province and offered its support to Pakistan in its fight against menace of terrorism and... Read more
2 days 13 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters): US President Donald Trump's choice for national security adviser has turned down the job offer. Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward was widely tipped for the post after Mr Trump... Read more
2 days 23 hours ago
SEOUL (AFP): The heir of South Korean company Samsung has been arrested as part of an investigation into corruption and influence-peddling that caused President Park Geun-hye to be impeached. The... Read more
2 days 23 hours ago

Pakistan

LAHORE (APP): Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Friday claimed that the perpetrators of the Lahore Chairing Cross attack have been caught, adding that one of them belongs to Afghanistan while... Read more
2 days 12 hours ago
ISLAMABAD (NNI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan teased PML-N leader Daniyal Aziz for defending PM Nawaz, wishing that may he get a ministry. While addressing the Justice Professional... Read more
2 days 13 hours ago
KARACHI (PPI): Authorities have closed Mazar-e-Quaid for visitors in view of persisting security threats in the country, officials confirmed on Friday, a day after bomb ripped through a Sufi shrine... Read more
2 days 13 hours ago

Afghanistan

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Families displaced by the conflict from southern Helmand Province to the capital of central Ghazni province have been living in a bad condition and are in need of serious help... Read more
2 days 14 hours ago
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than 35,000 rickshaws have been illegally plying roads in the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province, the provincial police chief said. Brig. Gen. Syed Gul Aqa... Read more
2 days 14 hours ago
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) formally opened its office in Kabul to attract foreign investment and support Afghanistan’s participation in world meetings to improve... Read more
2 days 14 hours ago

Business

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan and Hong Kong Friday signed the pact on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood... Read more
2 days 13 hours ago
ISLAMABAD (APP): The Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources was informed on Friday that 83 percent natural gas supply was going unbilled every year in the Balochistan province... Read more
2 days 13 hours ago
KARACHI (PPI): Despite the hesitance observed in the stock market, KSE-100 Index was able to climb up 374 points (0.76%) to end Thursday's trading session at 49,588 points, rising above yesterday’s... Read more
3 days 12 hours ago

Sports

LAHORE (APP): The new players draft of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will decide the available foreign players to play the final of the mega event in Lahore on March 5. “Through players draft, we will... Read more
2 days 12 hours ago
AUCKLAND (AFP): It won't come close to making up for losing that World Cup semi-final but South Africa emerged the victors at Eden Park this time, and in convincing style. In turn it ended New... Read more
2 days 12 hours ago
LAHORE (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan on Wednesday said the board has concrete evidence against batsman Nasir Jamshed on his role in the PSL fixing scandal. Speaking to media... Read more
4 days 12 hours ago

Fashion

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Govinda, who has not just acted in and produced his upcoming film Aa Gaya Hai Hero, but has also written its story. He says turning writer was a situational decision for him.... Read more
1 week 21 hours ago

Editorial

On the Tuesday after Donald Trump's January inauguration as president of the United States, journalist Jonathan Katz tweeted in reference to the unfolding spectacle: "First they came for the Latinos, Muslims, women, gays, poor people, intellectuals and scientists, and then it was Wednesday." The days continue to progress in similar fashion. On the one hand, there's been the rapidly evolving... Read more
1 week 4 days ago

Featured

President Donald Trump's South Florida estate is no longer just the place where he goes to escape. He has described the sprawling Mar-a-Lago property as the Winter White House and has spent two... Read more
1 week 20 hours ago

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