Ghusal-e-Kaba ceremony held at Masjid al-Haram Makkah

MAKKAH: On Tuesday, Ghusal-e-Kaaba ceremony was held at Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia. Governor Prince Khalid Al-Faisal performed the practice using Zamzam water mixed with rose. It is pertinent to mention that every year the washing ceremony of Holy House of Allah takes place.

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Report claims that Instagram co-founders resigning

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the smartphone photo-sharing service bought by Facebook six years ago for a billion dollars, the New York Times reported late Monday citing unnamed sources. Systrom and Krieger have resigned from their posts as chief executive and chief technology officer respectively, not giving reasons and saying they planned to take time off,...

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Supreme Court constitutes committee in Amal Umer case

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court on Pakistan constituted a committee to introduce necessaryamendments to police training, regulations, and treatment of injured persons in hospitals while hearing a case pertaining to the death of a girl in Karachi. Amal Umer, a 10-year-old minor , was hit by a stray bullet during a police encounter in Karachis Akhtar Colony area. As...

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Countering Yasir Shah is Kangaroo’s number one priority: Peter Siddle

Surviving the wiles of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah is Australia's "number one plan" in the upcoming test series in the United Arab Emirates, fast bowler Peter Siddle has said. Yasir played a key role in Australia´s unravelling during the last UAE tour in 2014, when the leg-spinner took 12 wickets at an average of 17.25 to drive the hosts to...

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World Bank planning new initiative to end dispute over India’s Kishan Ganga, Ratle projects

UNITED NATIONS: The World Bank is finalising a fresh initiative to resolve dispute over the India's construction of the Kishan Ganga and Ratle projects, saying the multilateral lender would soon contact Pakistan and India, WB chief Jim Young Kim has said. Kim said this during a meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday on the sidelines of the...

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Zardari, Faryal appear before banking court in money laundering case

KARACHI: On Tuesday, a banking court is hearing the money laundering against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader--- co -chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur. As the hearing went under way, the ex-president p and his sister were present in court. Furthermore, others accused in the case including Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed and his three sons also...

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Iran in the spotlight as Donald Trump, Hassan Rouhani set for UN clash

A showdown looms at the United Nations over Iran on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani are set to square off during the world´s biggest diplomatic gathering. On the opening day of the General Assembly debate, Trump and Rouhani are to take their turn at the podium four months after the US president ditched the Iran...

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LUMS alumni Fida Hussain fights cancer as family appeals for monetary assistance

Web-Desk (Syed Tazmeen Javed): According to media reports, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) graduated student Fida Hasan has been diagnosed blood cancer, and details reveal that his poor parents are unable bear expenditures of his treatment. Fida hails from district Nagar, Gilgit Baltistan. Furthermore, Fida completed his education career through scholarships,  his parents appealed government to arrange treatment for...

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