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Sharif sends INR 1 billion legal notice to NAB chief

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Sharif sends INR 1 billion legal notice to NAB chief

Islamabad, May 24 (PTI): Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today sent a legal notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal for issuing a statement that accused him of laundering USD 4.9 billion to India. The notice was in reference to a NAB press release issued after a news item […]

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Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military — investigators

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military — investigators

Utrecht, May 24 (PTI/AFP): Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said today for the first time that the missile which shot down the plane over eastern Ukraine travelled from a Russian military brigade. The Joint Investigation Team “has come to the conclusion that the BUK-TELAR that shot down MH17 came from 53rd Anti-aircraft […]

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US demands two Venezuelan diplomats leave within 48 hours — state dept.

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on US demands two Venezuelan diplomats leave within 48 hours — state dept.

Washington, May 24 (PTI/AFP): The United States ordered two top Venezuelan diplomats to leave within 48 hours in a tit for tat response to Caracas’ expulsion order against the top two US diplomats there. “This action is to reciprocate the Maduro regime’s decision to declare the Charge d’Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission of the […]

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China says report on President Xi asking Pak to relocate LeT chief Saeed shocking, baseless

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  World  /  Comments Off on China says report on President Xi asking Pak to relocate LeT chief Saeed shocking, baseless

Beijing, May 24 (PTI): China today dismissed as “shocking” and “baseless” a media report that President Xi Jinping has asked Pakistan to relocate the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to a West Asian country, amid mounting international pressure on Islamabad to act against him. According to the report, a close aide […]

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Trump cancels June 12 summit meeting with Kim Jong Un

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Trump cancels June 12 summit meeting with Kim Jong Un

Washington, May 24 (PTI): In a surprise move, US President Donald Trump today cancelled his proposed summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore and blamed Pyongyang’s “tremendous anger” and “open hostility” for his decision. Trump’s announcement came hours after North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition […]

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No county action for injured Virat, fitness test on June 15

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on No county action for injured Virat, fitness test on June 15

New Delhi, May 24 (PTI): India cricket captain Virat Kohli’s much-hyped participation in English County Championship was ruled out on Thursday due to a neck injury, throwing his meticulously planned build-up for the tour of UK into disarray. Kohli will require a three-week rehabilitation to recover from the injury, the BCCI said. The 29-year-old will undergo […]

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I was constantly swimming against the tide: Aamir Khan on early film choices

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on I was constantly swimming against the tide: Aamir Khan on early film choices

His box office credentials are unmatched today but Aamir Khan says despite facing initial scepticism of the industry people, he has always been someone who believed in experimenting with film roles. The actor, who has completed 30 years in Bollywood, walked down the memory lane to reflect on the film choices that set him apart […]

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Hasan strikes for Pakistan as Cook holds firm in first Test

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Hasan strikes for Pakistan as Cook holds firm in first Test

London, May 24 (PTI/AFP) Hasan Ali marked his return to Test cricket with two early wickets before England great Alastair Cook kept Pakistan at a bay in a record-equalling appearance at Lord’s on Thursday. England were 72 for three at lunch on the first day of this two-match series. Cook was 46 not out in his […]

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PETA India urges Railways to go ahead with ‘Vegetarian Day’ plan on October 2

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on PETA India urges Railways to go ahead with ‘Vegetarian Day’ plan on October 2

New Delhi, May 23 (PTI): Animal rights body PETA India today urged the Railways to not only go ahead with its plan of observing Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary as a ‘Vegetarian Day’, but go a step further and offer only vegan food on October 2. However, the Railway Ministry has kept its proposal of observing […]

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Pak teenager killed at Texas school laid to rest in Karachi

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Pak teenager killed at Texas school laid to rest in Karachi

Karachi, May 23 (PTI): The funeral of Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani student killed in last week’s mass school shooting incident in Texas was held here today, with her grieving father hoping that her death would be a catalyst for change to America’s gun laws. Sabika, 17, was among 10 students and staff who were killed […]

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