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Pant ‘happy’ to help India win with world record 11 catches

Pant ‘happy’ to help India win with world record 11 catches

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant said Monday he was “very happy” to have helped India win the first Test in Adelaide after equalling the world record of 11 catches in a match.The 21-year-old, playing in only his sixth Test, matched the record held by England s Jack Russell and South Africa s AB de Villiers when […]

Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ leads Golden Globe noms with six

Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ leads Golden Globe noms with six

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – “Vice,” a biopic about Dick Cheney starring Christian Bale as the former US vice president, on Thursday earned the most Golden Globe nominations with six including best comedy film, as the race to the Oscars ramps up.The nominations, announced in the pre-dawn hours in California, are the first major bellwether of […]

‘With DeepVeer in the mix, you can always expect the unexpected’

‘With DeepVeer in the mix, you can always expect the unexpected’

(Web Desk) – Deepika Pudokone reveals what makes their relationship work and keeps a fiery couple like the duo together and coming back for moreRanveer’s laissez-faire approach and relentless support, an understanding of their professional needs despite the cultural and traditional pressures is what makes their bond so special.A progressive woman like herself needs her […]

Govt not in hurry to sign agreement with IMF: Asad Umer

Govt not in hurry to sign agreement with IMF: Asad Umer

ISLAMABAD  – Finance Minister Asad Umar on Friday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was not in hurry to take loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Speaking on the floor of the Lower House of the Parliament, he said that the government will not sign the agreement in pressure and they are not in […]

Nick Jonas arrives in India ahead of wedding with Priyanka Chopra

Nick Jonas arrives in India ahead of wedding with Priyanka Chopra

Ahead of his wedding with the former Miss World, Priyanka Chopra, American singer Nick Jonas has arrived in India on Thursday.As the star is currently shooting for her upcoming film The Sky is Pink in the Indian capital, she personally welcomed her fiance and later posted a loved-up photograph with him on Instagram. Along with the photograph, […]

Relentless Trump triggers Twitter spat with Imran

Relentless Trump triggers Twitter spat with Imran

KARACHI:US President Donald Trump sparked off a Twitter spat with the Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, Monday evening when he reiterated the allegations he had leveled in a Fox News interview a day earlier.Trump accused Pakistan of “doing nothing” for the United States despite receiving “billions of dollars” in aid. He defended his administration’s move […]

American woman’s marriage with Sialkoti boy becomes talk of town

American woman’s marriage with Sialkoti boy becomes talk of town

(Web Desk) – Social media has blurred lines between real and virtual world opening more avenues to reach out to people. A prime example of making the most of living in a more connected world was witnessed when a 41-year-old American woman traveled all the way to Pakistan to marry a 21-year-old boy from Sialkot.Since, […]

Six power firms tasked with extra recovery of Rs82b

Six power firms tasked with extra recovery of Rs82b

ISLAMABAD: The Power Division has set 100% recovery target for current electricity bills and has also given the task of recovering old receivables for financial year 2018-19 to six distribution companies.This would bring an extra Rs82.2 billion and improve liquidity of the power sector, the Power Division said in a statement issued on Friday.The decisions were […]

Bar on entry: PM shares concern over Fawad with Senate chief

Bar on entry: PM shares concern over Fawad with Senate chief

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his concern over an entry ban on Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry from Senate sessions, during a telephonic conversation with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani.According to details, PM Imran urged the Senate chairman to resolve the matter with mutual understanding. On which, Sanjrani told the premier he did not […]

Thieves looted country with callousness and pitilessness: Sh Rasheed

Thieves looted country with callousness and pitilessness: Sh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD  – Awami Muslim League (AML) chief and Federal Minster for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Monday lambasted over former rulers saying that Pakistan has been looted by thieves with callousness and pitilessness.Addressing press conference in Islamabad, he took former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and former Punjab Chief Minister and […]

Trump discussed Khashoggi response with Turkey’s Erdogan: White House official

Trump discussed Khashoggi response with Turkey’s Erdogan: White House official

PARIS: US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan discussed how to respond to the killing last month of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, a White House official said on Sunday.The conversation took place during a Saturday dinner with heads of state gathered in Paris to mark the World War One Armistice centenary.Khashoggi, a critic of […]

Russia to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation today

Russia to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation today

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow is set to host multilateral peace talks that underline the increasingly active role Russia is playing in Afghanistan, decades after Soviet forces withdrew from the country, with business investment plans, diplomatic and cultural outreach and small military support for the central government.The Afghan Taliban will attend the peace talks, senior Taliban officials […]

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