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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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World Cup fever builds as fans, teams pour into Russia

World Cup fever is finally taking hold in Russia, where wild enthusiasm in provincial centres such as chilly Kazan is filtering through to Moscow ahead of Thursday's opening match in the capital. While curious locals have clamoured to see the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar, it has proved a slow build-up to the June 14-July 15 showpiece, which is...

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Mohamed Salah joins Egypt training session for FIFA World Cup 2018

Grozny, Russia: Mohamed Salah gave Egypt´s World Cup hopes a huge boost Wednesday when he joined a squad training session at their Grozny base. The Pharoahs´ superstar has been sidelined since suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool´s Champions League final loss to Real Madrid on May 26. However, an AFP reporter saw the forward take part in his first training...

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First T20I: Brilliant Sarfraz, Malik take Pakistan 1-0 up in Scotland series

EDINBURGH: Pakistan thrashed Scotland by 48 runs in the first of two T20Is played at Edinburgh on Tuesday. Batting first Pakistan set 205 runs target for Scotland by losing four wickets in allotted 20 overs. In response Scotland could only scored 156 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. Michael Leask  was the top scorer from Scotland as he...

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FIFA World Cup 2018: All you need to know about the complete squad, teams, fixtures and groups

BY: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   FIFA World Cup 2018 is all set to kick-off as just 7 days are remaining in the start of the biggest sports event of world. Russia will bring up the curtain in Moscow when they face Saudi Arabia on Thursday June 14. All you need to know about the final squads of all 32 teams...

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US blames Canada for G7 fiasco, says Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

The US blamed Canada on Sunday for the disastrous ending to the G7 summit, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stabbed us in the back," while American allies held Washington responsible. Just minutes after a joint G7 communique was published Saturday in summit host city Quebec, President Donald Trump launched a Twitter broadside, taking exception to comments made by Trudeau at...

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Finally ‘Black Gold’ discovered in Thar  

Web Desk: A Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC)excavating coal in Tharparkar has announced the discovery of coal 140 meters below surface in Thar. Former chief minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader on Sunday took to twitter to publicize the discovery of “Black Gold” in Sindh’s Thar region, paying accolades to the late former...

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NA-247 battleground: Musharraf, Sattar, Alvi, Kamal and Jibran Nasir to contest for throne

KARACHI/Web Desk: National Assembly Constituency 247 will be the battle ground to watch in the upcoming elections, as 4 key leaders having their face value and one human right activist are contending for the throne. Former President General (R) Pervez Musharraf, who is in Dubai nowadays has submitted his nomination paper today from NA 247. He is the head of...

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Hasan Askari sworn in as caretaker CM Punjab

LAHORE: On Friday, Professor Hasan Askari Rizvi took oath as caretaker Punjab chief minister at  Governor House. Governor Punjab Rafeeq Ranjwana administered the oath On Thursday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had nominated the analyst and professor as caretaker chief minister after a parliamentary committee failed to reach a consensus over the proposed candidates. Following to reach the final conclusion after...

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Caretaker govt decides to not increase fuel prices

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government has decided to keep the petroleum prices unchanged for the month of June, Newsone reported. Earlier PML-N government decided to keep the petroleum prices unchanged till June 07, leaving the decision of changing the prices on incoming caretaker government. “Since our government ends today, and new prices of Petrol, Diesel, and Kerosene oil go in effect...

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Sethi urges cricket fans to avoid political slogans during match, optimistic about NZ touring Pakistan

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Najam Sethi, has once again promised to cricket fans that he will try to convince New Zealand to play at least one match in Pakistan during their series later this year, NewsOne reported. New Zealand and Australia will play a series against Pakistan at a neutral venue, the UAE, later this year but...

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No women make Forbes’ highest-paid Athletes list; Floyd Mayweather tops list

LOS ANGELES: Boxer Floyd Mayweather reclaimed his place at the top of Forbes' annual ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes on Tuesday but no woman featured on the list for the first time. Forbes reported that Mayweather, 41, topped sports highest-earners after banking $275 million dollars from his cross-combat super fight against mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in August...

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Central Board of Film Censors shortens ban of Bollywood films in Pakistan during Eid season

Central Board of Film Censors has revised the ban on the screening of Bollywood films  in Pakistan during the Eid season, nowis reported to have been limited for a week duration. Earlier, the ban was for two weeks, as the initial office stipulated that the ban will run from two days before Eid to two weeks after the holiday. However, a new notice...

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No action initiated against PTM on directives of COAS Bajwa: ISPR

RAWALPINDI:  On Monday, the army media wing spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor remarked that on the directives of Chief of Army staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa no stern action was initiated against the Pashtun- Tahaffuz Movement. While addressing an important press briefing, Asif Ghafoor informed media over the build up of PTM movement and interactions between PTM's activist and Pak-Army. He said...

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Pakistan’s coach Mickey Arthur set to dish out ‘hidings’ after Leed rout

Pakistan will have some tough discussions after their crushing defeat by England in the second test at Headingley on Sunday, head coach Mickey Arthur has said. Pakistan started the two-match test series with a commanding win over England at Lord's but the hosts dismantled Arthur's side in the second test, winning by an innings and 55 runs. Despite the rout,...

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Leeds Test: England thrashes Pakistan by an innings and 55 runs, draw series 1-1

LEEDS: England won their first Test match since September as they thrashed Pakistan by an innings and 55 runs in the second Test at Headingley on Sunday. Victory, completed inside three days, saw England level the two-match series at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first Test at Lord´s by nine wickets. It was also England´s first victory in a Test...

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Pakistan Vs England 2nd Test day two likely to be washed out

LEEDS: Rain delayed the scheduled start of the second day's play in the second Test between England and Pakistan at Headingley on Saturday. The pitch and surrounding square remained fully covered due to the persistent early morning drizzle saw. The rain, falling steadily from grey skies above Leeds, did not show signs of stopping anytime soon. England, looking to bounce...

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