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October 15, 2018 3:17 PM Pakistan confronting discrimination at int'l level in nuclear field: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari has said that Pakistan had been confronting discrimination at international level in the nuclear field. She was chairing the first session on the Future of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime at the International Conference on “Global Non-Proliferation Regime: Challenges and Response” organized by the Strategic

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM Former England captain Terry retires from football

LONDON: Former England captain John Terry announced his retirement from football on Sunday with the 37-year-old central defender now set to pursue a career in management. Terry, who spent the bulk of his career with Chelsea, captained second-tier Aston Villa last season.Now the Birmingham club reportedly want him to join their coaching staff as part of a new-look

October 6, 2018 12:00 AM A boyhood dream to play Test cricket: Head

DUBAI: Donning the Baggy Green has always been Travis Head’s dream, and he is keeping his fingers crossed for a debut when Australia take on Pakistan in their first Test on Sunday (tomorrow). “It’s a boyhood dream to play (Test cricket) for Australia,” Head said on Friday.“We’ve had a couple of guys do it in the last couple of years. They’ve only had limited

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Four ministers from Thai’s army govt launch party ahead of polls

BANGKOK: Four ministers from Thailand´s military government launched a new political party on Saturday, amid speculation they will back Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to remain in power beyond a general election promised by May. May next year is the most recent deadline Prayuth´s junta has set for a vote its critics hope will return Thailand to civilian

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Brazilian women take to streets against racist Bolsonaro candidacy

RIO DE JANEIRO: Women will take to the streets in cities across Brazil on Saturday in a wave of protests against the candidacy of the right-wing frontrunner in next week’s presidential elections, Jair Bolsonaro. Marches organized by a social media campaign under the hashtag #EleNao (Not Him) are planned in around 80 cities, including Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM UN asked to revoke US Jerusalem embassy move

JERUSALEM: Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki said Saturday the Palestinians have petitioned the UN's top court, alleging that the US inauguration of an embassy in Jerusalem was illegal. The Palestinians have filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) "for violating international law by moving its embassy in Israel to the occupied

September 28, 2018 10:55 AM Imran Khan’s Pakistan dam fund appeal could be the largest crowdfunding effort in history

ISLAMABAD: It’s a far cry from those sponsored Facebook posts asking you to invest in a start-up’s new digital watch or an unbreakable phone case. If it succeeded it would be the largest crowdfunding effort in history -- shattering the current Kickstarter record 700 times over. But while Pakistanis have responded to Khan’s plea with enthusiasm, the tally 1

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM Hashoo Group vows to boost tourism

PESHAWAR: On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Hashoo Group, owners of Pakistan's Pearl-Continental and Marriott hotels, and Hotel One Brand, reaffirmed their commitment to boosting tourism in the country,a statement said on Wednesday. Murtaza Hashwani, chairman and CEO of Hashoo Group, said, “We are the pioneers of hospitality in Pakistan, and we know that tourism 2

September 26, 2018 12:00 AM Top professionals eye glory in UMA-CNS Open

KARACHI: Pakistan’s leading golfers would be featuring in the local edition of the UMA-CNS Open Golf Championship which tees off here at the Karachi Golf Club from September 27. Regarded as Pakistan’s richest golf tournament, this year’s UMA-CNS Open is being played in two phases with the first one featuring national golfers and serving as qualifying 2

September 20, 2018 5:52 PM Pakistan, Saudi Arabia strike $10 billion deal, claims PTI leader Usman Dar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Deputy Secretary General Usman Dar has claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government has struck $10 billion deal with Saudi Arabia. He took to Twitter to make tall claim, saying, “Owing to vigorous policies of PM Imran Khan and his team, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia struck an agreement worth $10 billion 13