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Famed drifter Ahmad Daham to visit Pakistan Dec 24

Famed drifter Ahmad Daham to visit Pakistan Dec 24

Internationally recognised drifter Ahmad Daham is all set to embark on his first Pakistan tour on December 24, said a statement issued on Wednesday. Daham is a world-class drifter with a fan-following across the globe. He is a two-time Red Bull Car Park Drift Regional Champion (2014 and 2015 Middle East) and a Guinness World […]

Singer Jawad Ahmed dedicates his rights award to labourers

Singer Jawad Ahmed dedicates his rights award to labourers

KARACHI: Dedicating his human rights award he has received recently to labourers and the poor and oppressed segments of the country, singer and activist Jawad Ahmed pledged on Tuesday to continue working with workers’ rights bodies. Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, Ahmed said that he was dedicating his human rights […]

Musharraf served notice to record statement in Karsaz bombing probe

Musharraf served notice to record statement in Karsaz bombing probe

KARACHI: Former president Pervez Musharraf was on Wednesday served a notice pertaining to the investigations of Karsaz tragedy. The notice was sent to the former president by an official of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), who has been investigating the tragic Karsaz bombing, which had targeted a motorcade carrying former premier Benazir Bhutto, leaving at […]

Raisani, Majeed to return Rs2bn in NAB plea bargain

Raisani, Majeed to return Rs2bn in NAB plea bargain

QUETTA: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday accepted a request for plea bargain by former finance secretary Balochistan Mushtaq Raisani, who faces charges of massive financial embezzlement. Raisani was apprehended in May, this year, during a raid on offices of the finance department at Quetta Civil Secretariat, after over Rs650 million in cash including […]

Witness to history: Bangladesh’s oldest jail opens to public as a museum

Witness to history: Bangladesh’s oldest jail opens to public as a museum

DHAKA: Many of Bangladesh´s most significant political prisoners have been incarcerated within the walls of the two-century old Dhaka Central Jail. Now the prison that has borne witness to much of the country´s brutal history has opened to the public as a museum. The last inmates of the 228-year-old prison in the capital´s old Mughal […]

Karachi police arrests wanted ‘target-killer’ linked to a political party

Karachi police arrests wanted ‘target-killer’ linked to a political party

KARACHI: A wanted target killer associated with a political party was arrested on late Saturday night in Karachi, claims police. Authorities at New Karachi police jurisdiction said that the suspect, Sajid, an activist of a political party, confessed his involvement in at least two cases of targeted-killing and other crimes, further adding that weapons were […]

Real survive scare to win club cup with Ronaldo hat-trick

Real survive scare to win club cup with Ronaldo hat-trick

TOKYO: Real Madrid suffered an almighty fright before a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick hauled them back from 2-1 down and gave them a 4-2 win over rank outsiders Kashima Antlers in the Club World Cup final on Sunday. Two goals from Gaku Shibasaki stunned the European champions as the Japanese hosts took a 2-1 lead early […]

Junaid Jamshed laid to rest amid tears and sobs

Junaid Jamshed laid to rest amid tears and sobs

KARACHI: Thousands attended funeral prayers for singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed, who was killed in the PK-661 air crash last week, after which he was laid to rest at Darul Uloom Korangi in Karachi amid tears and sobs. The prayers led by religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel were held at AKD Ground, DHA Phase 8, after Zuhr on Thursday […]

Misbah looks to make history in Australia

Misbah looks to make history in Australia

BRISBANE: The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday. Misbah, who exerts a calming influence on the mercurial Pakistanis, believes the side has developed into one that can finally deliver a series win after […]

Operations to continue till attainment of sustainable peace: COAS

Operations to continue till attainment of sustainable peace: COAS

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters and Rangers HQ in Karachi on Wednesday where he was given a detailed briefing on operational preparedness of the formation and security situation in Sindh, particularly in Karachi.  According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) wing of the […]

ITF turns down Iran’s request to move Davis Cup tie against Pakistan to neutral venue

ITF turns down Iran’s request to move Davis Cup tie against Pakistan to neutral venue

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tennis Federation has claimed that the International Tennis Federation has turned down a request from Tennis Federation of Iran to move Pakistan vs Iran Davis Cup tie to a neutral venue. The TFI last week had requested ITF to move the tie outside Pakistan as Iranian players were reluctant to visit Pakistan […]