Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

He said as Altaf Hussain was very popular in Karachi, the reaction of his party workers was natural. However he hoped that the MQM would play its positive role in bringing normalcy in Karachi. To a question about talks or operation against the extremist elements he said that Prime Minister has devised a strategy which […]

Imran questions MQM’s Karachi protest

Imran questions MQM’s Karachi protest

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) should not punish the people of Pakistan for an action carried out in London by the British government, He said that the party should hold protests over the arrest of MQM chief Altaf Hussain in the United Kingdom instead. […]

Brazil in last-minute rush to be ready for World Cup

Brazil in last-minute rush to be ready for World Cup

SAO PAULO: With just over a week to go before the World Cup kicks off, Brazil is racing to get its stadiums, airports, roads and phone networks ready before hundreds of thousands of soccer fans descend on the country. Airports in nearly all 12 host cities are swarmed with construction workers laying parking lots, installing […]

Messi world’s most valuable player, study shows

Messi world’s most valuable player, study shows

GENEVA: Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi remains the world’s most valuable footballer, even though his crown slipped this season, a market study showed on Wednesday. In its annual report on the player market, the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory put Messi’s value at 216 million euros ($294 million). Even though Messi’s lower performance levels slashed […]

Djokovic beats Canada’s Raonic to reach French Open semis

Djokovic beats Canada’s Raonic to reach French Open semis

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic stayed firmly on course to win his first French Open title on Tuesday after he defeated big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic 7-5, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to reach the semi-finals. The world number two is only missing the Roland Garros trophy to complete his Grand Slam career set. “It was very complicated against his […]

Tensions high on 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Tensions high on 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Security was tight in the Chinese capital Beijing on Wednesday for the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, while tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong to attend commemoration ceremonies marking the deadly crackdown. Massive crowds convened in downtown Hong Kong for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims at Victoria Park. Organisers said […]

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Police have arrested three people, including a police constable, in connection with the gang rape of two teens found hanging from a tree in a village in Uttar Pradesh, police said Friday. Indian media reported that two policemen had also been sacked for initially failing to investigate the disappearance of the girls, who were cousins. […]

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

Karachi at standstill after Altaf Hussain’s arrest

KARACHI (Yes Desk) – The routine life remained at standstill in the port city on Wednesday after the arrest of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in London. To express solidarity with Altaf Hussain, thousands of party workers staged a sit-in calling for his release. About 4,000 people had reached the Numaish Chowrangi intersection […]

Two military officials among five martyred in Rawalpindi suicide attack

Two military officials among five martyred in Rawalpindi suicide attack

RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – Two military officers and three civilians embraced martyrdom when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, Dunya News reported. According to military spokesperson, the two officers were identified as Lt. Colonel Zahir Shah and Lt. Colonel Arshad. The incident took place near railway crossing on Fateh […]

Pakistani High Commission seeks consular access to Altaf

Pakistani High Commission seeks consular access to Altaf

LONDON: The Pakistan High Commission has sought access to MQM chief Altaf Hussain. The Pakistan High Commission had approached the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Tuesday for consular services to Altaf Hussain but has not received a reply. The letter to the Foreign and Commonwealth office was written on the directives of Prime Minister […]