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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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Messi assumes Barcelona captaincy

Lionel Messi will captain Barcelona this season with Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique acting as the Argentine legend's lieutenants, the club announced on Friday. Messi will lead Barca out in the Spanish SuperCup on Sunday against Sevilla in the Moroccan port of Tangier. The club confirmed: "The No.10 (Messi) who filled the role of second captain since 2015 will this...

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Further US sanctions would be ‘declaration of economic war’: Russia

Russia warned Friday that if the US followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as a "declaration of economic war". The warning by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came after Washington unveiled a raft of new sanctions against Russia over its alleged use of the Novichok nerve agent against a former double agent which...

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China interested in joining TAPI pipeline project: Pakistan official

ISLAMABAD: China is exploring building a spur from Pakistan’s territory once the multi-country TAPI natural gas pipeline project begins operating, a Pakistani official said, with the financial close of the project’s first phase expected next month. Originating at the giant Galkynysh gas field in Turkmenistan, the $9.6-billion TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India) pipeline involves the four countries’ own energy...

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Chelsea sign Kepa Arrizabalaga in record deal, Courtois heads for Real

LONDON: Spain´s Kepa Arrizabalaga became the most expensive goalkeeper in history on Wednesday after Chelsea confirmed his 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) move from Athletic Bilbao. Kepa´s arrival at Stamford Bridge came shortly after Chelsea had agreed to sell Belgian international 'keeper Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid for a reported fee of 35 million euros. The 23-year-old has...

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Imran Khan to reside at Punjab House CM annexe after taking oath as PM

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday,  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf spokesperson Naeem-ul-Haque  said  that delegated prime minister Imran Khan will reside at the Punjab House chief minister annexe after taking oath. Speaking to the media in the federal capital, Haque said he had visited the Punjab House chief minister annexe at Imran's behest. "Imran will reside at the annexe during the week and go to his personal...

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Muhammad Hafeez mulls to avoid signing central contract after demoted to ‘B’ category

KARACHI: According to Newsone, senior player and all rounder Muhammad Hafeez who was demoted to Category B under the new central contract, is pondering not to sign the contract. According to sources privy to development,  Hafeez has expressed strong reservations over the new contract which demoted him to the second tier category. It is pertinent to mention that 37-year-old, who...

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Chinese tech Huawei stalks Apple and Samsung, eyes to be on top

SHANGHAI: Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Chinese telecoms behemoth Huawei, likens the company to a ruthless "wolf" tirelessly running down its prey, an ethos that could soon make it the apex predator of the smartphone world. Despite being essentially barred from the critical US market, Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world´s number two smartphone maker in the second quarter...

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Stuck in China: 214 Pakistani’s get back home safely amid ailing flight operations and disputes

BEIJING: A Shaheen Air flight carrying over 214 Pakistanis, who were stranded at Guangzhou airport for over a week, reached Lahore on Monday. The Shaheen Air flight was earlier scheduled to reach Lahore in the wee hours. Shaheen Air International decided on Sunday to send its own aircraft in aide of those stuck in China following reports that the national...

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Kohli rises to top ICC test batting rankings

Virat Kohli broke new ground by topping the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batting rankings for the first time in his career when the latest edition was published Sunday. The India captain, already at the head of the equivalent one-day international batting chart, found himself at the summit of these standings after scoring 149 — his maiden Test century in...

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Police Martyrdom Day: Salutations to the fallen heroes

Police Martyrs Day (Youm-e-Shuhada) celebrated across Pakistan on the 4th of August in remembrance of those brave sons and daughters of the soil who lost their lives in the line of duty and embraced martyrdom in the ongoing, exhaustive battle with terrorism. Terrorism has plagued the country for a better part of almost two decades now but due to the...

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US cuts aid to Pakistan, relaxes condition on Haqqani Network, LeT

KARACHI/WASHINGTON: The United States Congress on Thursday approved a $716.3-billion defence authorisation bill, wherein it made a significant cut to the security-oriented financial aid to Pakistan. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2019 ramped up the military spending and avoided policy changes that would have antagonised US President Donald Trump. In the latest NDAA, the security aid to Islamabad...

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Another PML(N) aide bite the dust: Tallal Chaudry found guilty in contempt of court case

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan convicted another Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Tallal Chaudry in contempt of court case, finding the ex-state minister guilty of violating Article 204 of the constitution. Justice Gulzar Ahmad read out the court's verdict, Tallal was sentenced 'til the rising of the court, and imposed fine  of Rs 0.1 million rupees. Chaudry,...

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Imran Khan invites Bollywood star Aamir Khan, Indian cricketers to oath-taking ceremony

Web Desk: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman and PM in waiting Imran Khan has invited Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan to attend his PM oath taking ceremony. According to details, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and Navjot Sidhu have also been invited for Imran Khan's PM oath taking ceremony. Indian media reported that PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry remarked that "Those...

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Pompeo threatens against IMF bailout for Pakistan that helps China

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has warned the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the Trump administration will not allow it to lend US dollars to Pakistan for repaying China. In an interview to CNBC television, broadcast on Monday evening, Secretary Pompeo also expressed the desire to engage with the new Pakistani leadership in a mutually beneficial relationship....

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Petroleum prices maintained for month of August: Finance ministry

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday night, the caretaker finance ministry announced through a notification that prices of petroleum products are to be maintained at the existing levels for the month of August. The petroleum prices have been retained at current levels in order to provide relief to the common man, the notification mentioned, adding that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)...

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Waqar Younis, Sarfraz Ahmed other team players meets Imran Khan in Bani Gala

Web Desk: Former right-arm-fast bowler and skipper Waqar Younis on Tuesday arrived at Bani Gala and met PM-in-waiting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan. Former cricket felicitated Khan on landslide victory in General Elections 2018 and wished him best of luck in future. Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed arrived in Bani Gala today to meet PTI chairman Imran Khan after his...

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