Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Sports Desk   Right-handed batsman Azhar Ali moved one place up to the seventh position in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test batsmen’s rankings after Pakistan beat West Indies on Saturday to claim a historic series win in West Indies. Pakistan had never beaten West Indies in the Caribbean in a Test series but retired […]

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

By Entertainment Desk It’s back again! Conspiracy theories regarding death and resurrection of celebrities are far too common. If it’s not Tupac Shakur then it’ll be Britney Spears; you start counting and the list goes on. The latest theory to take over the internet by storm is that Canadian singer, Avril Lavigne, actually died in […]

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

As dozens of world leaders arrived in Beijing to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, India refused to send an official delegation to the summit. India has maintained that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ─ is a violation […]

Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

AFPShaesta Waiz, Afghanistan s first female certified civilian pilot and a recent graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, arrives in Montreal, Canada, May 15, 2017 on the third leg of her round-the-world solo flight. PHOTO: AFP MONTREAL:  An Afghan pilot hoping to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight was preparing […]

Alibaba group set to enter Pakistan

Alibaba group set to enter Pakistan

By APP Pakistan, on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote the country’s exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce. The agreement between Alibaba and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan was signed by Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir and President of Alibaba Group Michael Evans and Douglas Feagin, […]

Teenager died after drinking caffeine too quickly, says coroner

Teenager died after drinking caffeine too quickly, says coroner

By Reuters A South Carolina teenager who collapsed in a high school classroom last month died because he drank several highly caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner said on Monday. Davis Allen Cripe, 16, drank a latte from McDonald’s, a large Mountain Dew soda, and a highly caffeinated energy drink in just under two hours, […]

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

UNITED NATIONS:  Pakistan, on Tuesday, called on the international community to convert political-will into practical action to end conflict-related sexual violence that poses a threat to world peace and security. “The world has watched in horror as several state and non-state actors have employed rape and sexual abuse as a deliberate policy to subdue and […]

Beware of this latest WhatsApp scam

Beware of this latest WhatsApp scam

A new WhatsApp scam has been doing the rounds of late. Users on the popular messaging platform have been receiving messages tricking users to visit a http://шһатѕарр.com/?colors domain that promises to let them install WhatsApp in different colours. Screengrab: Reddit The malicious website redirects users to http://blackwhats.site/ which asks them to share the link to […]

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

WASHINGTON:  An unprecedented global cyber attack that infected computers in at least 150 countries beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism of the US National Security Agency. The attack was made possible by a flaw in Microsoft’s Windows software that the NSA used to build a hacking tool for its own use […]

Devotees throng Qalandar’s shrine as 765th Urs begins

Devotees throng Qalandar’s shrine as 765th Urs begins

SEHWAN: While the 765th Urs of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar got under way peacefully amid extraordinary security arrangements in the wake of a suicide bombing at the shrine some three months ago, nearly half a dozen people died in Sehwan on Monday when mercury soared to 47 degrees centigrade. Traditionally, the chief minister inaugurates the […]

Zardari terms FATA reforms package political gimmick, Vows to integrate FATA in KPK, extension of High Courts jurisdiction, end to FCR

Zardari terms FATA reforms package political gimmick, Vows to integrate FATA in KPK, extension of High Courts jurisdiction, end to FCR

Islamabad (Our Correspondent) Former President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the government was not sincere in implementing FATA reforms package and challenged the government to prove its sincerity. He was addressing a representative gathering of hundreds of tribal people drawn from all tribal agencies and Frontier Regions in Tehkal in Peshawar today on the third […]

Bilawal Bhutto congratulates Jiyalas of Gilgit-Baltistan for staging a massive power show in Skardu

Bilawal Bhutto congratulates Jiyalas of Gilgit-Baltistan for staging a massive power show in Skardu

 Our Correspondent KARACHI,: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has congratulated the Jiyalas of Gilgit-Baltistan for staging a massive power show of the Party in Skardu adding that mobilization of masses in the nook and corner of the country may be stepped up. During a telephonic conversation with PPP President of Gilgit-Baltistan Amjad Advocate, […]