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October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-adviser to sue channel for fake news

LONDON: Ex-adviser to the prime minister on foreign investment Sahibzada Jahangir has announced legal action against a private TV channel. Talking to this correspondent, Sahibzada Jahangir said that his track record shows that he has never been charged in any criminal charges nor he had been bankrupted in the United Kingdom (UK). He said, “Official positions

October 17, 2018 12:00 AM Noted Tabla player passes away

PESHAWAR: The noted Tabla player, Waliddad Ustad, died at the age of 69, here on Tuesday due to multiple health complications. He left behind a widow and seven children to mourn his death. He was laid to rest in Akhund Baba graveyard near Rahman Baba shrine where a large number of local artistes, writers and fans of late Ustad attended his Namaz-i-Janaza 1

October 16, 2018 7:59 PM 67th martyrdom anniversary of Liaquat Ali Khan observed

ISLAMABAD: The 67th martyrdom anniversary of Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime Minister was observed today(Tuesday). Liaquat Ali Khan struggled with Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to get a separate homeland for Muslims of sub-continent and later served as its first prime minister at critical juncture. Liaquat Ali Khan was born on October

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

NAIROBI: Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday by gunmen from a gymnasium in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel

October 10, 2018 9:39 AM Abbas's triple brings Pakistan closer to win over Australia

Hard-working fast bowler Mohammad Abbas took three wickets in seven balls to bring Pakistan closer to victory in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday. The right-arm medium pacer dismissed Aaron Finch (49) and the Marsh brothers — Shaun and Mitchell —for ducks as Australia slumped from 87 without loss to finish the fourth day at 136-3. At stumps 8 1

October 9, 2018 12:07 PM US Rep on Afghan reconciliation holds talks with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Ambasador Zalmay Khalilzad, Representative of the US Secretary of State on Afghan reconciliation who is on a five-nation peace mission for Afghanistan Tuesday held talks with Pakistan, in a bid to find peace to the war-torn country. Ambassador Khalilzad held delegation level talks with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and later met Foreign 1

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM Mo Farah wins Chicago Marathon men’s title

CHICAGO, Illinois: British athletics star Mo Farah won the Chicago Marathon men’s title on Sunday in an unofficial time of 2hr 5min 11sec, shattering a European record with a spectacular finishing surge. The world and Olympic 5,000 and 10,000-meter champion became the first British man to capture the event since Paul Evans in 1996.The 35-year-old Somalia-born 5

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85

MADRID: Spain’s world-famous opera singer Montserrat Caballe, known for her velvet-edged voice and radical rock duet with Queen singer Freddie Mercury, died in Barcelona on Saturday at the age of 85. Hailed as one of the world’s greatest singers for her vocal virtuosity and dramatic powers, Caballe charmed audiences for half a century with a huge repertoire 1

October 3, 2018 2:46 PM Justice (retd) Amanullah made Governor Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Justice (retired) Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has been appointed Governor Balochistan, Spokesperson for the Prime Minister office has confirmed. According to the spokesperson, President Arif Alvi, on the advice of Prime Minister Imran Khan, appointed Justice Amanullah Khan as Governor Balochistan. He was born in 1954 in Quetta and completed his Bachelors'

September 30, 2018 1:48 PM Death toll on the rise as three more children die in Thar

THARPARKAR: The death toll is on an incessant elevation as three more children in Sindh’s Tharparkar region died due to malnutrition in the past 24 hours. According to the Sindh health department, the children breathed their last at Mithi’s Civil Hospital taking the death toll in the impoverished region to around 50 in the month of September and 476 this year. The health 1