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10 injured in Manchester shooting


August 12, 2018

At least 10 people have been injured in a shooting incident in Manchester, local media reported on Sunday. According to reports shots were fired on Claremont Road just hours after the Caribbean Carnival had finished. The injured were moved to hospital where they are out of danger.

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Zil-Haj moon sighted in Australia, Eid-ul-Adha on August 22


August 12, 2018

Zil-Haj moon has been sighted in Australia where Eid-ul -Adha will be celebrated on August 22. The moon sighting in Australia is conducted by a panel of Imams. , it is an unofficial body of clerics. According to reports, the moon was sighted in Sydney. Alhumdulilah the moon has been sighted in Sydney. Monday 13/08/2018 will be the first day …

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Russia steps in as Trump cuts Pakistan military training prog


August 12, 2018

KARACHI: The signing of agreement with Russia for training of Pakistani military officers coincided with the news that Trump administration has cut down coveted training and educational programmes that have been a hallmark of bilateral military relations for more than a decade. How will it affect the already fractured ties between Washington and Islamabad is a matter of concern for …

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PTI delegation meets Ayaz Sadiq, seeks cooperation


August 12, 2018

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Sunday called on Ayaz Sadiq, the speaker of the National Assembly, a day before the party brings its own speaker through election in the lower house of the parliament. Speaking to the media after the meeting, Asad Qaisar, the PTI nominee for the speaker , said his party wanted to take the …

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In a few days Punjab will lose a leader of excellence: Tehmina Durrani


August 12, 2018

Pakistan’s acclaimed author Tehmina Durrani stepped forward on Saturday to laud former chief minister of Punjab and her husband Shehbaz Sharif. Without naming Shehbaz Sharif, the prominent social activist took to twitter to commend her husband and his tenure as chief minister of the province which will soon be replaced by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf administration. “In a few days Punjab will …

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The name´s Idris: actor Elba fuels Bond speculation


August 12, 2018

LONDON: British actor Idris Elba fuelled speculation on Sunday that he may be named the first black James Bond, with a cryptic tweet. “My name´s Elba, Idris Elba,” he tweeted, echoing the super spy´s famous catchline, “The name is Bond, James Bond.” The message sent fans into a frenzy of excitement, as rumours abound that Elba may be named to …

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Tareen hints at forward bloc PML-N


August 12, 2018

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Khan Tareen on Sunday claimed that some members of PML-N would vote for PTI’s candidates in Punjab Assembly. This he said while talking to media persons at the residence of Ch Pervaiz Elahi after finalising strategy for the election of Speaker and Deputy Speaker in the provincial assembly. The PML-Q has announced to support PTI …

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US doubles tariffs on steel from Turkey


August 11, 2018

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump said Friday he had doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey, adding to pressure on that nation’s troubled economy amid a diplomatic row with Washington. “I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong …

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Turkey lira crashes as Trump piles on pressure


August 11, 2018

ISTANBUL – The embattled Turkish lira tumbled over 16 percent to new record lows against the dollar on Friday as strains with the United States intensified, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defiantly proclaimed Turkey would emerge victorious in an “economic war”. Compounding the lira’s agony, President Donald Trump said he had doubled steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey, noting that …

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Sarfraz vows to perform well against India in Asia Cup


August 11, 2018

Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmad on Saturday vowed that they will play their best against India in Asia Cup. While talking to media during an Independence Day event in Karachi, Sarfaraz said, “It will be our first macth after the Champion’s Trophy final and we will do our best against India in Asia Cup too”. In upcoming Asia Cup, …

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