Gurbaz century leads Afghanistan to victory over Ireland

Posted 11:42 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

A breathless century on his debut from teenage opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz helped Afghanistan to a 16-run win over Ireland in the first ODI in Abu ...

Ratodero-Gwadar motorway, Pak-China optical fiber projects get ECNEC go-ahead

Posted 12:20 AM, 22 Jan, 2021

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) has given go-ahead to Ratodero-Gwadar Motorway (M-8) Project. The Rs3.8 billion scheme ...

Nora Fatehi’s jaw-dropping dance moves on Pepeta song make fans crazy

Posted 09:50 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

Ace dancer and actress Nora Fatehi’s throwback dance video on Pepeta song left her fans speechless.  In the video, Nora can be seeing ...

7.0-magnitude quake strikes off southern Philippines: USGS

Posted 11:36 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippines Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage ...

Five dead in India vaccine plant fire: CEO mourns 'loss of life'

Posted 10:21 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

Five people died as a fire tore through a building in the world's biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India Thursday, but the company insisted ...

Ogra lifts ban on issuance of CNG licences

Posted 05:25 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has announced the resumption of issuing CNG licences 12 years after the Authority first slapped a ban on ...

MDCAT mandatory for becoming a doctor, rules LHC

Posted 03:35 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has dismissed a petition seeking annulment of Pakistan Medical Commission Act 2020 and Regulations, ruling that the ...

Reducing air pollution 'could prevent 50,000 EU deaths'

Posted 01:15 PM, 20 Jan, 2021

Limiting air pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organization could prevent more than 50,000 deaths in Europe annually, according to ...

Twitter locks account of Chinese embassy in US over Uighur women tweet

Posted 10:51 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

Twitter said Thursday it has locked the account of the Chinese embassy in the US, over a tweet claiming Uighur women were no longer "baby-making ...

France offers Covid-hit students cheap meals and counselling

Posted 11:31 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised all students in France two square meals a day for just one euro ($1.21) each to help them cope with ...

Café owners’ video of mocking staffer goes viral

Posted 10:57 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

A video of Islamabad’s café owners making mockery of their manager over his English speaking skills has gone viral on the social media. ...

EU leaders mull border closures to fight virus variants

Posted 10:44 PM, 21 Jan, 2021

EU leaders grapple with the threat of new coronavirus variants Thursday as wary countries push for travel restrictions on Europe's internal borders ...

Taiwan scraps new year festival after rare coronavirus outbreak

Posted 06:25 PM, 19 Jan, 2021

Taiwan called off its largest Lunar New Year lantern festival for the first time on Tuesday, as authorities rushed to stem a Covid-19 cluster in one ...