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Cricketers Hafeez, Yousuf react to LHC verdict on Nawaz Sharif’s ECL case

LAHORE: Pakistan veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has reacted to the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision of allowing fomer PM Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for his medical treatment. Mohammad Hafeez took to his Twitter and wrote: “Great news Ex PM Nawaz sharif sb can travel to abroad for medical treatment 👍🏼,Highest medical panel decided that […]

Pakistan condemns restrictions on Eid Milad congregations in IOK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan condemned the restrictions imposed by the Indian authorities on all congregations in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Sallalaho-Alaih-e-Wasallam). All roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar and other holy shrines and mosques in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir were sealed by the Indian occupation forces to stop […]

Instagram test of hiding ‘likes’ spreading to US

San Francisco (AFP) – Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding “likes” at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US. “Heads up! We’ve been testing making likes private on Instagram in a number of countries this year,” Mosseri said in a tweet. “We’re expanding those […]

Indian Supreme Court hands over Babri Mosque land to Hindus

NEW DELHI: A Hindu temple will be built on the land of Babri Mosque demolished by Hindu fanatics. India’s Supreme Court ruled on Saturday on the ownership of a centuries-old religious site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims, in a case that has fueled suspicion and sparked deadly riots between the communities. The Supreme Court […]

Smith shines as Australia crush Pakistan in 2nd T20

CANBERRA: Steve Smith smashed a brilliant 80 runs knock as Australia defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the second T20 at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 151 runs set for them by Pakistan, reached their goal with nine balls remaining. The Green Shirts earlier completed their innings with 150 runs […]

Iran’s Khamenei renews ban on talks with U.S

Iran will maintain its ban on talks with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, describing the two countries as implacable foes a day before the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran. “One way to block America’s political infiltration is to ban any talks with America. […]

Kareena Kapoor unveils 2020 ICC T20 World Cup trophies in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor unveiled the ICC World Cup T20 2020 trophies for the men’s and women’s tournament at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday. It is worth mentioning here that the 2020 ICC Women’s World Cup is slated to get underway from February 21 with Australia hosting India in the inaugural fixture, […]

Australia’s Uluru closes to climbers for good after decades-long fight

YULARA – Australia’s Uluru officially closed to climbers for good on Friday, although the last visitors to scale the sacred rock were allowed to stay until sunset, as a permanent ban takes effect after a decades-long fight by indigenous people. To commemorate the climbing ban, public celebrations will take place over the weekend when the […]

IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi believed dead in US raid

Islamic State head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a raid carried out by  U.S. special operations forces in Syria on Saturday, a media report said. Baghdadi is presumed to be dead after detonating his own suicide vest, according to Defense One. The confirmation is still pending, it said. “Something very […]

Victims found dead in truck in UK were Chinese: ITV News

The 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were Chinese, ITV News reported on Thursday, as police questioned the driver of the vehicle who was detained on suspicion of murder. Paramedics and police found the bodies of 38 adults and one teenager early on Wednesday in a truck container on […]

Trump says Turkey’s ceasefire in northern Syria now permanent

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that Turkey has said it is stopping combat and making a ceasefire in northern Syria permanent, prompting the United States to lift recent sanctions it had imposed on Turkish imports in response to the violence. “The sanctions will be lifted unless something happens that we are not happy with,” […]

Shun Malaysia, India’s palm oil buyers told amid Kashmir standoff

India’s top vegetable oil trade body on Monday asked its members to stop buying palm oil from Malaysia, an unprecedented call aimed at helping New Delhi punish the country for criticizing India over its policy toward Kashmir. The directive by the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI) shows how nationalist sentiments can affect international business, […]