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  • Cinemagoers rush as ‘Teefa in Trouble’ hits screens

    July 21, 2018 12:00 AM 9

    KARACHI: As we say here ‘Aagaya woh Shahkaar Jis Ka Intezaar Tha’. Ali Zafar and Maya Ali’s Teefa in trouble, a complete package of romance, action, comedy and thriller, hit cinema screens on Friday. Cinemagoers thronged cinemas all over the country. There was a rush in getting tickets. Teefa in Trouble, a joint venture of Lightingale productions, Mandviwala

  • Implementation of Shariah key to resolving issues: Fazl

    July 21, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) head and Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Friday that implementation of Shariah is the only way to resolve issues and secure future of the country. Speaking at a public gathering at Paharpur Stadium here, he said the agents of Jews were out to change the Islamic

  • Mobile internet service in six districts of Balochistan suspended

    July 21, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    ISLAMABAD: On the directives of the Ministry of Interior, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Friday suspended mobile internet services in at least six districts of Balochistan till July 31. The development can potentially hamper the utility of the much-talked about Result Transmission System (RTS) of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)

  • PK-15 candidate to support MMA

    July 21, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    TIMERGARA: The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) dissident Mufti Khalid Mehmood, who is contesting election as independent for PK-15 Lower Dir, Friday announced to support the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal candidate Muzafar Said. He made the announcement during a public rally held at Talash. The rally was also addressed by JI chief Sirajul Haq, NA-6 candidate Maulana

  • Political heavyweights contesting in PK-11 Upper Dir

    July 21, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    DIR: An interesting contest is expected on the PK-11 Upper Dir district as all the candidates are considered to be popular with the masses. Malik Azam Khan of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), Sahibzada Sanaullah of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Fakhar Hayat of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Malik Hayat Khan of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz

  • Bus plunges into Indian gorge, 14 dead

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    DEHRADUN, India: A bus plunged into a gorge in a Himalayan state of northern India on Thursday, killing 14 people and injuring 17 others, a disaster official said. The driver lost control of the vehicle as he tried to negotiate a narrow bend in the picturesque Tehri district. "Thirty-one people had boarded the bus. Rescue workers have pulled out 14 bodies

  • Peru’s SC president resigns over corruption scandal

    July 20, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LIMA: Peru’s Supreme Court president Duberli Rodriguez offered his resignation on Thursday after the publication of a series of audio recordings sparked a growing scandal over the sale of sentences and influence peddling. "Given the institutional crisis that the judicial branch is going through, I present my irrevocable resignation from the post," said Rodriguez

  • 19 die in refugee boat sinking off Cyprus

    July 19, 2018 12:00 AM 7

    ANKARA: Nineteen people died when a boat carrying 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus and rescuers were searching for 25 other people, Turkey’s coast guard said on Wednesday. It said 103 migrants were rescued by boats and helicopters of the Turkish and northern Cypriot coast guards, helped by commercial boats in the area, from the sunken

  • Pakistan football squad off to Bahrain

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: Pakistan football squad flew to Bahrain on Tuesday for a series of practice matches scheduled before the Asian Games and SAFF Cup. Players who departed from Lahore included Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Yousuf Ahmed, Mohsin Ali, M Sohail, Arsalan Ali, M Umair, Ali Khan, M Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Shehbaz Younus, M Usman, Sadullah, Faisal Iqbal

  • Awana retires aged 31

    July 18, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    NEW DELHI: Parvinder Awana, 31, has retired from First Class and international cricket with immediate effect, the cricketer announced through his twitter handle on Tuesday. Awana made his international debut in a T20I against England in Pune. His next game came at Mumbai, which was the second game of the two-match T20I series against England, and turned