Sunday, Apr 30, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AFP): US and Afghan troops likely killed the leader of Daesh’s Afghanistan affiliate in a raid this week, the Pentagon said Friday. US officials also said they have opened a probe into... Read more
6 hours 33 min ago
NEW DELHI (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the Muslim community must not politicise the issue of triple talaq and rather look for solutions.  Speaking at the Basava... Read more
7 hours 2 min ago
LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Mayor Sadiq Khan recently said that British Prime Minister Theresa May should withdraw the state visit invitation to US President Donald Trump over his extremely hostile... Read more
14 hours 42 min ago

Pakistan

SARGODHA (APP): Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said that he will quit politics if it is proven that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan was offered Rs10 billion to stay mum on... Read more
6 hours 36 min ago
KARACHI (PPI): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has on Saturday demanded Sindh government to not make the role of Rangers in Karachi controversial every three months. Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan... Read more
14 hours 51 min ago
KARACHI (APP): Enraged Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar on Saturday lashed out at provincial government, saying that politicians are busy in making property from Karachi resources in Dubai. Talking to... Read more
14 hours 52 min ago

Afghanistan

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday the country was in a critical situation, warning that dropping guard would help the enemies achieve their objectives in Afghanistan.... Read more
14 hours 33 min ago
KABUL (AFP): In his first public appearance in about 20 years, Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Saturday addressed a crowd of supporters in Laghman province and called on all insurgent... Read more
14 hours 34 min ago
KUNDUZ (TOLONews): Taliban insurgents have closed parts of the Baghlan-Kunduz highway to traffic, security sources confirmed Saturday. According to them, the Taliban attacked parts of Baghlan-e-... Read more
14 hours 37 min ago

Business

KARACHI (NNI): Euphoria of last week’s outcome of panama case verdict fizzled out quickly and the index edged down 0.8 percent or 408 points to settle at 49,301 points level as foreign selling took... Read more
6 hours 56 min ago
ISLAMABAD (Online): Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has forwarded the summery to Ministry of Petroleum for decreasing  the prices of petroleum products.  After the approval of Prime Minister... Read more
1 day 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON (APP): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Tuesday met with US Treasury Secretary Mr. Steven Mnuchin and briefed him about the economic development since 2013, according to an Embassy press... Read more
4 days 5 hours ago

Sports

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan’s junior hockey team has won the Australia’s national junior hockey championship, beating the New South Wales state team 3-2 in the final. According to the PHF statement,... Read more
6 hours 32 min ago
BARCELONA (AFP): Andy Murray gained revenge on Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open on Friday. Ramos-Vinolas beat the... Read more
15 hours 4 min ago
KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan Cricket Board has shortlisted FATA and Dera Murad Jamali among five regions announced for the possible sixth team of the third edition of Pakistan Super League.... Read more
1 day 4 hours ago

Fashion

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Britain's Oxford University has decided to name one of its rehearsal rooms to honour Pakistani singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, making him the first South Asian artist to... Read more
14 hours 57 min ago
MUMBAI (AFP): Bollywood Diva Katrina Kaif has declared former Indian player Rahul Dravid her favorite cricketer for his gentle behavior. In a statement, Katrina Kaif said that she hasn’t said more... Read more
15 hours 3 min ago
KARACHI (PPI): Popular singer Atif Aslam will perform in Karachi hockey stadium alongside famous international artists. Special security arrangements have been made by the organizers for the upcoming... Read more
1 day 12 hours ago