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Trump pardons soldiers accused of war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned a former soldier convicted of murder and a Green Beret charged with killing a suspected Taliban bomb-maker, defying warnings that the move would be an abuse of the powers afforded him under the US Constitution. Trump dismissed a second degree murder conviction against Army First Lieutenant Clint Lorance, who is six years […]

Sourav Ganguly takes charge as BCCI President

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has taken over as the 39th president of the BCCI on Wednesday at its general body meeting in Mumbai. The move ended a 33-month reign of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA). The BCCI on its Twitter handle shared pictures of Ganguly taking charge in the presence of CEO […]

Khamenei says ‘enemies seek to sow discord’ between Iran and Iraq

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said “enemies” were trying to drive a wedge between Tehran and Baghdad in a tweet on Monday following deadly unrest in neighbouring Iraq. “#Iran and #Iraq are two nations whose hearts & souls are tied together… Enemies seek to sow discord but they’ve failed & their conspiracy won’t […]

Twitter lets users sideline unwanted direct messages

Twitter on Monday said it is rolling out a filter that will hide away unwanted direct messages, providing a new tool to stymie abuse. Twitter users who receive direct messages from people they don’t follow on the platform will be able to have such missives automatically routed to a secondary folder. “Unwanted messages aren’t fun,” […]

Outrage after another spate of child killings in Kasur

Kasur is grappling with another spate of child killings, police said, confirming that remains of at least missing children have been found dumped in the city. According to the police, at least three children who had been missing in Kasur for 75 days were found buried in Chunian Industrial Area. All three victims were sexually […]

Twitter mourns death of Pakistani TikTok star Daniyal Khan

KARACHI: Pakistani Tik Tok star Daniyal Khan passed away after a fatal car accident in Islamabad, while filming a video during the wee hours on Sunday. The accident took place near the I/8 Interchange at Islamabad Expressway. Police claimed that three people died on the spot while the fourth was taken to the Pakistan Institute […]

Fawad Chaudhry mocks India again over failed moon mission

ISLAMABAD: Federal Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry continued to take jibes at India, saying the the only way for the neighboring country to land on moon is through its showbiz industry. In a Twitter message on Sunday, Chaudhry cited the reasons behind India’s failed moon landing, saying it had relied on Jotshis instead of […]