Afghan Forces Kill 23 Militants In Land, Air Operation

Kabul:  At least 23 Taliban militants have been killed by Afghan forces in 13 provinces.According to Afghan media, Afghan troops have carried out land...

Iraqi ship sinks after collision, at least four sailors dead: state...

An Iraqi ship sank on Saturday after a collision with another vessel in Iraq's territorial waters, killing at least four sailors, Iraqi state television...

Iraqi PM Abadi announces start of Tal Afar liberation operation

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced the commencement of a major offensive to liberate the northern city of Tal Afar from the Daesh...

Muguruza, Dimitrov Qualify For Final At WTA, ATP Masters

Cincinnati:Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza and 11th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov each advanced to a groundbreaking final with triumphs at the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters.Simona...

Bangladesh Name Test Squad Against Australia

Bangladesh  dropped batsmen Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah Riyad from their 14-man squad for the first Test against Australia beginning in Dhaka on August 27.Mominul...

Free speech concerns as extreme-right evicted from web

A sweeping crackdown by US internet and social media companies on neo-Nazi and white supremacist material has sparked warnings in America that the web’s...

Pakistani-Canadian comedian Zaid Ali ties the knot!

Few days back, Pakistani-Canadian comedian Zaid Ali took to Twitter to announce that he is all set to tie the knot after 19 days. Allhamdulilah.....

Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

BARCELONA: Prayer time is approaching but Raja Miah, an imam at a tiny mosque in the heart of Barcelona does not expect a big turnout. Since...

Barrier-breaking US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

WASHINGTON: US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers as a performer in the era of segregation and challenged racism through searing...

NA-120 by-polls:Nawaz stops Hamza Shehbaz from taking part in campaign

KARACHI: Founder Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif has refrained his nephew Hamza Shahbaz to participate in the electioneering of NA-120 by-elections, citing sources...

Hot, Dry Weather Expected in Most Parts of Country: Met

Web Desk (August 20, 2017): The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday said hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the...

Karachi: CM Reviews Development Work in Surprise Visit

Karachi (August 20, 2017): Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah get up early Sunday morning and toured various areas of the city to review...

Rajanpur: Dacoits Kidnap 7 Commandos of Elite Force

Rajanpur (August 20, 2017): Dacoits have gotten active once again targeting police this time around kidnapping seven commandos of the Elite Force and that...

Just over half of students pass 9th grade

LAHORE: Around 54.21% students were declared successful in the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore Annual Examination 2017 for the Secondary School Certificate...

‘Multan will be a major trade centre with the arrival of...

MULTAN: Commissioner Multan Bilal Ahmed Butt said that the significance of Multan has increased with the arrival of CPEC projects as it produced 70 to...

Punjab government’s quality education initiative in limbo

FAISALABAD: Despite all the tall claims to provide non-salary recurrent allocations to primary, elementary, high and higher secondary schools for quality education, the Punjab Government...

BlackBerry rally derailed as investors lose patience on turnaround

BlackBerry shares have been plunging from their more than two-year high hit in June after lackluster earnings and competitive threats have raised doubts about...

Low-cost prostheses offer Indian amputees a second chance

JAIPUR: Vishnu Kumar had barely reached adulthood when he lost his limbs in a freak electrical accident, seemingly condemning him to the life of penury...