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Karbala teaches lesson to never bow before forces of tyranny

Web Desk: Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) is a lesson for everyone to never refrain from fighting against terrorism, extremism and intolerant ideology and emphasized on promoting affinity and brotherhood. On this day, we will have to shun our sectarian, ethnic and provincial differences and have to inculcate equality, harmony, discipline and the traits of sacrifice in ourselves. The...

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Dr. Shahid Masood makes triumphant return to TV screens

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Shahid Masood started his journalistic pursuits 16 years ago with the advent of private media where he conducted some of the most sought after political programming bringing the audiences to enlightenment, making it visible and understandable to the masses what was once hidden behind a thousand veils. His political commentary is a blend of...

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Rich leaders of poor nation has assets of million worth and beyond

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday shared information of assets of prominent electoral candidates including former president Asif Ali Zardari, PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Maryam Nawaz. The details show that leaders of the poor nation are very wealthy. Zardari owns assets worth over Rs758,669,073, Imran Khan over Rs3.8 million, and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam...

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Relieved Spain beat Iran 1-0 as Diego Costa gets a lucky goal

KAZAN: A scrappy second-half goal by Diego Costa broke a Persian stonewall and lifted Spain to a 1-0 win over a courageous Iran in a nerve-jangling World Cup clash on Wednesday. Costa claimed his third goal of the tournament in the 54th minute at Kazan Arena but the striker hardly knew about it, the ball deflecting off his legs from...

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Saudi Arabia out of FIFA World Cup contention after 1-0 defeat to Uruguay

Web Desk/AFP: Rostov-on-Don, Russia: Star player Luiz Suarez eliminates Saudi Arabia from FIFA World Cup 2018 as he hit a fine header in his 100th international appearance with a goal as Uruguay took a 1-0 lead at the full-time over Saudi Arabia in their FIFA World Cup match at Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday. Striker Luis Suarez scored in...

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Floods kill dozens, displace more than a million in India, Bangladesh

DHAKA/GUWAHATI, INDIA: Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in South Asia have killed dozens of people and displaced more than a million, most in northeast India and Bangladesh, authorities said on Tuesday. The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas down to India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,500 villages in Assam in...

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Kicking against all odds, Football at 2000 metres

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   There is clearly no place like Gilgit Baltistan, with snow capped mountains, lush green forests, clear blue skies and starriest of nights, crystalline waters and serene natural beauty to knock one into a utopian dream of tranquility and everlasting peace, sometimes you may question yourself, am I dead? because this feels like heaven,...

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England break world record ODI total

Trent Bridge, Nottingham: England have smashed a new world record one-day score, beating the previous mark of 444 by pulverising Australia's bowlers at Trent Bridge. England beat the score in the 46th over of the third ODI against Australia on the back of centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales by posting 481 for the loss of six wickets. Bairstow smashed...

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Japan make history with World Cup win against Colombia

SARANSK, Russia: Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup. Osako's 73rd-minute winner meant the Japanese avenged their 4-1 mauling in the group stages of Brazil 2014 as Colombia played with a man down for 86...

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Global stocks falter as trade war fears deepen

NEW YORK: World stock markets faltered Monday as traders eyed looming trade wars and worried about EU rifts over migration. Analysts said investors were still jittery following Friday´s tit-for-tat tariff announcements by the US and China. Markets fear a further escalation could derail the global economy. "Trade concerns are the bulk of the issue here," said Nate Thooft, based in...

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Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead at 20

MIAMI: XXXTentacion, the troubled 20-year-old rapper whose bleak, self-released rhymes propelled him to the top of the US chart this year, was shot dead Monday in Florida, authorities said. The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was gunned down in broad daylight near a motorcycle store in Deerfield Beach north of Miami, the Broward County sheriff´s department said. He...

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Pakistan’s movie ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ receives ‘Jury Special Award’ at SCO Film Festival

BEIJING: Pakistani movie, ‘Punjab Nahi Jaongi’ has won ‘Jury Special Award’ at the closing ceremony of the first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival in Qingdao, China. The closing and award ceremony held on Sunday was attended by eminent Chinese actors, actresses, and directors. Trophies and certificates in the categories of Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best...

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Sri Lanka skipper charged with ball-tampering by ICC

Sri Lanka cricket captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with breaching the International Cricket Council Code of Conduct in the fallout of the ball-tampering controversy in the second Test against the West Indies. The international governing body tweeted the news, detailing that the captain was in breach of Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct for 'changing the condition...

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MQMP reunites as Farooq Sattar visits Bahadurabad office to settle differences

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) announced to reunite after its senior leader Dr Farooq Sattar visited the party's Bahadurabad office in the wee hours of Saturday. Addressing a joint press conference, along with party convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Sattar said: "We want to keep MQM-P united and we will remain united after elections as well." Responding to a question,...

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Funeral prayers of three soldiers martyred in cross border attack offered

RA ISMAIL KHAN: Funeral prayers of three soldiers who embraced martyrdom in cross-border attacks on Pakistan Army posts in North Waziristan were offered in Dera Ismail Khan on Saturday. On Friday, five terrorists were gunned down in cross-border attacks on Pakistan Army posts in North Waziristan. The army personnel had repulsed multiple cross-border attacks and fire raids on its posts along...

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Ticket concerns: Farooq Sattar to reconcile with MQM Bahadurabad faction

KARACHI: According to Newsone, on Friday Muttahida Qaumi Movement(Pakistan) senior leader Farooq Sattar has decided to bury hatchet, visit MQM(P) Bahadurabad faction ahead of elections 2018. Sources privy to development confided that following setbacks as a result of anti verdicts from Election Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad High court, Sattar's aides urged the former to visit Bahadurabad faction. Last Monday, the...

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Russia kicks off the FIFA World Cup in style, thrashes KSA by 5-0

MOSCOW: Russia kicked off their World Cup in style on Thursday, scoring early against Saudi Arabia in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially declared the tournament open. After a performance from British pop star Robbie Williams, Putin told the 80,000 crowd at the Luzhniki Stadium: "I congratulate all of you at the start of the...

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