World leaders make Queen wait at Malta party


VALLETTA: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles were made to wait for world leaders at a reception in Malta on Friday after the high-level guests got stuck in traffic on the Mediterranean More...

Scheme aiming to plant tree for every man, woman and child living in Greater Manchester gets underway


MANCHESTER: Students and local residents planted 100 broadleaf deciduous trees including maple, birch, hazel and oak on the land owned by The University of Manchester as part More...

Tennis: British Davis Cup team arrive in Belgium


BRITISH: BRUSSELS (AFP) – The British team arrived in Belgium on Monday for a Davis Cup final cast into doubt by the terror attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, but More...


Aseefa visits Marium Mukhtar’s residence, offers condolences

KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto Zardari on Friday visited the residence of Flying Officer Marium Mukhtar, first Pakistani female pilot who embraced martyrdom, in Malir Cantt and offered More...

PM Nawaz attends Commonwealth summit in Malta

MALTA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is attending 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Sharif was welcomed by Prime Minster of Malta and Secretary General More...

NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency will end its daily vacuuming of millions of Americans phone More...

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank unrest

Israeli security forces cordon off the area as emergency personnel (background) give treatment to one of the two Israeli victims of a Palestinian stabbing attack in Jerusalem on October 30, 2015. A Palestinian man stabbed two Israeli civilians before being shot and severely wounded, police said, in the first knife attack in the city for two weeks. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI        (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

HEBRON (AFP) – Israeli forces shot dead three Palestinians engaged in clashes or attempted attacks in the More...

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Bollywood actress Preity Zinta denied all rumours about marrying her alleged American boyfriend Gene Goodenough in...

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Bollywood’s two biggest Khans, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, will be appearing together for the...

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There are some Bollywood celebrities who have sided with Aamir Khan in his recent ‘intolerant’ comments,...

Golf: Schwartzel takes five-shot lead at Leopard Creek


JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – Three-time champion Charl Schwartzel stormed into a five-shot lead at the halfway More...

England beat Pakistan in first Twenty20

DUBAI: England beat Pakistan by 14 runs in the first Twenty20 international to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series..

India set South Africa 310 runs to win third Test

NAGPUR: South Africa were set a target of 310 runs to win the third Test in Nagpur after India were bowled..

HSBC to close India private banking unit

People walk past the head office of HSBC bank in Mumbai November 20, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files

MUMBAI: HSBC Holdings Plc is closing its private banking unit in India as part of its group strategy, the bank More...

China slump leads Asia shares lower

TOKYO: Chinese shares slumped on Friday, weighing on other Asian stock markets, as a fresh regulatory crackdown and falling industrial profits..

Mobilink, Warid Telecom agree to merge

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Amsterdam-based telecoms company VimpleCom Ltd said it along with its associates agreed to merge their Pakistan Mobile..
Seven-month-old giant panda Xing Bao (Treasure Star or Father's Treasure in Mandarin) explores its new enclosure with its mother giant Panda Hua Zui Ba at the Zoo Aquarium in Madrid on April 9, 2014.  Xing Bao was the fourth panda cub to be born in the zoo.    AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN

US zoo pandas get $4.5 million gift

WASHINGTON: An American benefactor has donated $4.5 million for the giant panda conservation program at the US National Zoo, where twin..

The many health impacts of climate change

PARIS: Medical experts say climate change affects human health in direct ways, by the spread of water- and mosquito-borne diseases for..

Amazing Beauty Uses For Coconut Oil

As far as I’m convinced, coconut oil is god. Seriously. That stuff is as close as I’m going to get to..