FC, Rangers joint operation kills eight militants

QUETTA: In a joint operation, Frontier Corps (FC) and Sindh Rangers claimed to have killed eight militants at Sindh-Balochistan border on Tuesday night, an official said.

FC, Rangers joint operation kills eight militants

Khan Wasey, a spokesman for the FC said that three paramilitary personnel were injured during the exchange of fire. The injured personnel were shifted to hospital in Panu Aqil for medical treatment, he added. “There is still fighting ongoing between forces and miscreants,” Wasey said, adding that both sides were using heavy weapons against each […]

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

ISLAMABAD:Commenting on Alatf Hussain’s arrest in London, Information Minister on Wednesday said Pakistan government would provide every possible moral and legal assistance to any Pakistani facing a difficult situation in any country.

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

He said as Altaf Hussain was very popular in Karachi, the reaction of his party workers was natural. However he hoped that the MQM would play its positive role in bringing normalcy in Karachi. To a question about talks or operation against the extremist elements he said that Prime Minister has devised a strategy which […]

Imran questions MQM’s Karachi protest

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) should not punish the people of Pakistan for an action carried out in London by the British government,

Imran questions MQM’s Karachi protest

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) should not punish the people of Pakistan for an action carried out in London by the British government, He said that the party should hold protests over the arrest of MQM chief Altaf Hussain in the United Kingdom instead. […]

OFFICIAL BALL WORLD CUP IS MADE IN PAKISTAN

OFFICIAL BALL WORLD CUP IS MADE IN PAKISTAN

Pakistani soccer team is ranked 159th worldwide and has not qualified for the World Cup. However, the country plays a crucial role in organizing the 2014 World Cup. The official ball of the competition, where the eyes will be for a month, is manufactured in a factory located deep in the Punjab.

Brazil in last-minute rush to be ready for World Cup

Brazil in last-minute rush to be ready for World Cup

SAO PAULO: With just over a week to go before the World Cup kicks off, Brazil is racing to get its stadiums, airports, roads and phone networks ready before hundreds of thousands of soccer fans descend on the country. Airports in nearly all 12 host cities are swarmed with construction workers laying parking lots, installing […]

Messi world’s most valuable player, study shows

Messi world’s most valuable player, study shows

GENEVA: Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi remains the world’s most valuable footballer, even though his crown slipped this season, a market study showed on Wednesday. In its annual report on the player market, the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory put Messi’s value at 216 million euros ($294 million). Even though Messi’s lower performance levels slashed […]

Djokovic beats Canada’s Raonic to reach French Open semis

Djokovic beats Canada’s Raonic to reach French Open semis

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic stayed firmly on course to win his first French Open title on Tuesday after he defeated big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 7-5, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to reach the semi-finals. The world number two is only missing the Roland Garros trophy to complete his Grand Slam career set. “It was very complicated against his […]

Tensions high on 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Tensions high on 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Security was tight in the Chinese capital Beijing on Wednesday for the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, while tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong to attend commemoration ceremonies marking the deadly crackdown. Massive crowds convened in downtown Hong Kong for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims at Victoria Park. Organisers said […]

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Police have arrested three people, including a police constable, in connection with the gang rape of two teens found hanging from a tree in a village in Uttar Pradesh, police said Friday. Indian media reported that two policemen had also been sacked for initially failing to investigate the disappearance of the girls, who were cousins. […]

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

KARACHI (Yes Desk) – The routine life remained at standstill in the port city on Wednesday after the arrest of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in London. To express solidarity with Altaf Hussain, thousands of party workers staged a sit-in calling for his release. About 4,000 people had reached the Numaish Chowrangi intersection […]

Two military officials among five martyred in Rawalpindi suicide attack

Two military officials among five martyred in Rawalpindi suicide attack

RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – Two military officers and three civilians embraced martyrdom when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, Dunya News reported. According to military spokesperson, the two officers were identified as Lt. Colonel Zahir Shah and Lt. Colonel Arshad. The incident took place near railway crossing on Fateh […]

Spanish young cool to monarchy as Felipe VI arrives

Spanish young cool to monarchy as Felipe VI arrives

Juan Carlos, 76, announced Monday that he will hand over the crown to his son Felipe, 46. MADRID (AFP) – Spain s future King Felipe VI will ascend the throne hoping to revive the scandal-hit monarchy but many young Spaniards would prefer to scrap it altogether. Born after the death of dictator General Francisco Franco […]

Pakistani High Commission seeks consular access to Altaf

Pakistani High Commission seeks consular access to Altaf

LONDON: The Pakistan High Commission has sought access to MQM chief Altaf Hussain. The Pakistan High Commission had approached the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Tuesday for consular services to Altaf Hussain but has not received a reply. The letter to the Foreign and Commonwealth office was written on the directives of Prime Minister […]

Two minor girls burnt to death in Lahore

Two minor girls burnt to death in Lahore

LAHORE: Two minot girls were burnt to death and another critically injured in their house in Ichhra area of Lahore. Rescue sources said the fire erupted in the house when the mother of the ill-fated girls turned on the stove in the kitchen and went to buy some commodities from the market. On the other […]

Protest to continue until Altaf’s safety assured: Sattar

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar said Wednesday that the party would continue its protests until the government did not obtain a guarantee from its British counterpart that their chief who had been arrested by authorities would be protected,

Protest to continue until Altaf’s safety assured: Sattar

The MQM leader said Hussain’s health was his biggest concern at the moment. He also said that no charges had been pressed against the MQM chief, adding that detention without charges contradicted the tenets of justice. Sattar said nobody could be arrested for questioning in Britain. He also refuted the news that Hussain’s bail application […]

Zardari asks MPAs to keep in touch with people

KARACHI: PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has directed the party’s members of the Sindh Assembly to spend more time in their constituencies and try to solve people’s problems.

Zardari asks MPAs to keep in touch with people

Addressing a meeting of the MPAs at Bilawal House here on Monday, he instructed them to monitor ongoing development projects and ensure their completion on time. The meeting, which was attended by PPP Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and provincial ministers, reviewed the performance of the Sindh government over […]

Confident Irfan says he can win World Cup single handedly

LAHORE: The world's tallest cricketer Mohammad Irfan Tuesday said he could win next year's World Cup for Pakistan single-handedly after regaining full fitness from a hip bone injury which had sidelined him for six months.

Confident Irfan says he can win World Cup single handedly

Irfan, who is seven-feet and one-inch (2.16 metres) tall, was speaking at a training camp in the eastern city of Lahore following his long lay-off. “I am feeling good fitness and of course the target is to win the World Cup for Pakistan,” said Irfan, who turns 32 on Friday. “It’s a big event, every […]

Aashiq Abu heads to Bollywood with Idukki Gold

Aashiq Abu heads to Bollywood with Idukki Gold

If all goes well, Aashiq Abu’s Idukki Gold will be remade in Hindi. Aashiq Abu himself will be directing the film, in all probability, but the director is yet to give more details about the remake, except that work on it will begin towards the end of next year. Idukki Gold is a tale of […]

FINALLY: Rani and Aditya Chopra tie the knot

FINALLY: Rani and Aditya Chopra tie the knot

Finally a good news for all those who were eagerly awaiting Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukerji’s wedding. The couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony in Italy on 21st April. Film critic Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukerji got married last night on 21st April in Italy. The wedding was a very […]

Kajal Aggarwal to romance NTR

Kajal Aggarwal to romance NTR

Kajal Aggarwal has bagged yet another biggie in Telugu. The actress will play NTR Jr’s romantic interest in his next film, directed by Puri Jagannadh. Confirming the news, Puri Jagannadh said, “Yes, it’s true. We have signed Kajal as the lead actress in our film.” Vakkantham Vamsi has written the script and the film will […]

Katrina not doing item number with Salman

Katrina not doing item number with Salman

Katrina Kaif has quashed rumours about her and Salman Khan coming together on the big screen for Kick. For some time now, there have been stories circulating that after their last appearance together about two years ago in Ek Tha Tiger, Katrina would be doing an item number with Salman for Sajid Nadiadwala’s directorial debut. […]

Imran Khan resigns as University of Bradford chancellor

Imran Khan resigns as University of Bradford chancellor

Former cricketer Imran Khan has resigned as chancellor of the University of Bradford, citing his “increasing political commitments”. He will step down on 30 November after nine years in the role. The university’s vice-chancellor Brian Cantor said Mr Khan had been “a wonderful role model for our students”. Mr Khan, who is a leader of […]

I used to sell railway tickets in Jaipur: Vijender Singh

I used to sell railway tickets in Jaipur: Vijender Singh

Being back in the Pink City, for the promotions of Fugly, got Vijender Singh all nostalgic and made him spill the beans about the days he spent here. “I have spent three years of my life in Jaipur. During my time here I used to work with the Indian Railways and was deputed at the […]

We Got 2 New ‘Hercules’ Trailers Today, But They’re Wildly Different

We Got 2 New ‘Hercules’ Trailers Today, But They’re Wildly Different

For those looking for another glimpse of The Rock in Brett Ratner’s upcoming Hercules, you’re in all sorts of luck. There are two different versions of the first full-length trailer for Hercules floating around the Internet today. Both versions feature a burly version of Hercules played by the Dwayne Johnson, with traps bigger than mountains […]