Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Top Stories

Global

JAKARTA (AFP): Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia declared a series of fatwas Thursday, including one to tackle child marriage, a rare example of women taking a leading religious role in the Muslim-... Read more
1 hour 24 min ago
SRINAGAR  (INP): At least three Indian troopers were killed on Thursday in freedom fighters’ attack on military camp in Indian-occupied Kashmir. According to Indian media reports, the attack was... Read more
2 hours 49 min ago
NEW DELHI (AFP): An elderly Muslim man was humiliated and bullied in Delhi metro when he requested a group of Indian youth to vacate a seat for him. The appalling incident was reported by women’s... Read more
2 days 2 hours ago

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday decided to sue Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan over his allegations that he was offered Rs10 billion for keeping mum on the Panama... Read more
1 hour 15 min ago
RAWALPINDI (NNI): The security forces in their ongoing operation Raddul Fasaad have killed ten terrorists across the country during the last 24 hours, the ISPR said Thursday. Five terrorists of a... Read more
1 hour 19 min ago
ISLAMABAD (NNI): An Indian delegation led by industrialist Sajjan Jindal called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday and flew back to India. However, when asked, Foreign Office spokesman was... Read more
1 hour 21 min ago

Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters): Two US service members were killed during an operation against Daesh militants in eastern Afghanistan overnight on Wednesday, US officials said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump... Read more
1 hour 23 min ago
KABUL (TOLONews): At least 80 Daesh militants including  foreign fighters were killed and six others were wounded in Afghan forces airstrikes in Ghor and Nangarhar provinces in the past 48 hours, the... Read more
3 days 4 hours ago
KABUL (AFP): The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, days after what is believed to be one of the deadliest-ever Taliban attacks on a military base triggered calls for... Read more
3 days 10 hours ago

Business

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
2 days 1 hour ago
KARACHI (NNI): The petroleum product prices likely to go down by Rs 1 to Rs 2 per liter as the crude oil price declined in the world market on expectation that Organization of the Petroleum Exporting... Read more
2 days 2 hours ago
KARACHI (PPI): The benchmark index is riding high on fresh buying; by noon, it was trading at 50,146 points, reflecting a surge of 437 points against its close of trade on Friday. The new wave of... Read more
3 days 10 hours ago

Sports

LAHORE (APP): Azhar Ali and Umar Akmal make a comeback into Pakistan’s ODI team as the squad for the ICC Champions Trophy was announced on Tuesday. A 15-member squad was selected by the Pakistan... Read more
2 days 2 hours ago
DHAKA (Online): Bangladesh will run through a busy schedule of international cricket after the ICC Champions Trophy. It was known earlier Pakistan will visit Bangladesh in July and afterwards... Read more
2 days 2 hours ago
MADRID (AFP): Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with almost the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday. Messi had... Read more
3 days 14 hours ago

Fashion

MUMBAI (AFP): Vinod Khanna, the original heartthrob of Hindi films, died on Thursday. He was admitted to Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Girgaon, Mumbai.  He was... Read more
1 hour 9 min ago
LAHORE (NNI): Singer Shahida Mini has asserted that she has not received any notice from Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Shahid Mini revealed that she had paid more than Rs 13 lac tax in 2016. She... Read more
1 hour 13 min ago
MUMBAI (AFP): Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor’s father Randhir Kapoor has expressed his consent over her second marriage. While talking to DNA, Randhir Kapoor opened up about Karisma’s second... Read more
3 days 4 hours ago