around the globe

More +
Trump defiant on Charlottesville unrest: ‘Blame on both sides’

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump sparked a political firestorm Tuesday when he doubled down on his initial response t

Read More
UP seminary demands removal of word ‘Sindh’ from Indian national anthem

LUCKNOW: A religious seminlocal channel in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh has come up with a rather unusual demand from the gove

Read More
Chinese soldiers clash with Indian troops on disputed border

SRINAGAR: Indian and clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said Wednesday, exacerbatin

Read More

latest happenings in Pakistan

More +
LHC moved to ban broadcast of Sharif’s ‘contemptuous’ statements

LAHORE: A constitutional petition calling for ban on the broadcast of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speeches and

Read More
Court allows NAB to continue corruption inquiries in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday allowed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to continue with its inquiries i

Read More
Action being taken against Sharif for chairing PML-N meetings, LHC told

ISLAMABAD: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday disposed off  a petition seeking to bar deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Shari

Read More

Sports Corner

More +
Ashwin set to play county cricket… Is India now much serious about winning overseas?

LONDON: Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will play for Worcestershire for the rest of their County Championship campai

Read More
Barca lack firepower without Neymar: Busquets

MADRID: Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets reiterated his call for the club’s board to strengthen in the transfe

Read More
Dhoni no automatic choice, says India chief selector

NEW DELHI: Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in one-day internationals and the former India captain

Read More

Business Trends

More +
China says it will defend interests if US harms trade ties

BEIJING: China will take action to defend its interests if the United States damages trade ties, the Ministry of Commerc

Read More
Saudi budget deficit halves after reforms, oil rebound

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s budget deficit halved in the first six months of this year, the finance ministry said on Su

Read More
Finance Minister lauded for clearing refund claims of Rs 23 bln

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for cle

Read More


More +
Qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan remembered on 20th death anniversary

It has been years since the legendlocal channel qawwal – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – has left us, but his Sufi devotional so

Read More
‘Mooh Bola Beta’ Shahrukh Khan visits Dilip Kumar

It was a meeting of “epic proportions” as Bollywood’s reigning king Shahrukh Khan visited ailing legen

Read More
Game of Thrones actor warns about husky craze

LONDON: Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage on Tuesday urged fans of the series to stop buying huskies because of their

Read More


More +
Newly donated blood better for heart surgery: study

ISLAMABAD: Heart surgery patients receiving newly donated blood have significantly fewer post-operative complications th

Read More
India issues visa to Pakistani woman seeking cancer treatment

NEWS DESK: India decided on Sunday to grant visa to a 25-year-old Pakistani cancer patient who is due to travel across t

Read More
Weekend child deaths push India hospital toll to 85

GORAKHPUR: Twenty-five children died over the weekend at a northern India government hospital that suffered oxygen short

Read More


More +
Uber settles complaint over data protection for riders, drivers

Uber agreed to implement new data protection measures to settle complaints that it failed to prevent improper snooping o

Read More
Tech companies in the crosshairs on white supremacy and free speech

TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO: The neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer had its internet domain registration revoked twice in less tha

Read More
SpaceX launches super-computer to space station

MIAMI: SpaceX on Monday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station, carrying a ho

Read More


More +
Girl killed as man rams car into pizzeria in France

NEWS DESK: A girl has been killed after a man crashed his car into a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, reported The Gu

Read More
Bangladesh hopes to rekindle passion to save rare crocodiles

DHAKA: Bangladeshi conservationists introduced two rare river-dwelling crocodiles to potential mates Sunday in a last-di

Read More
Former chess champion Kasparov returns to compete 12 years later

ST LOUIS: In a move electrifying the world of chess, former world champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of a 12-year ret

Read More