World

Top mainland Chinese think tank sets up shop in Hong Kong, with Belt and Road mission

VICTORIA CITY – A top mainland think tank led by former high-ranking Chinese officials will have a branch in Hong Kong from Sunday aimed at helping the city buy into two large Beijing-backed economic plans. Observers said the new arrival … read more

Pakistan

PM Abbasi to hold important meeting with Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

LAHORE, NOV 12 (DNA) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will hold an important meeting with ousted premier Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday. According to details, both the leaders will discuss pivotal matters including the present political situation of … read more

Top Stories

CJP takes up Sharif’s appeal for joint trial next week

ISLAMABAD –  Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar is all set to hear two important petitions next week – one filed by deposed premier Nawaz Sharif and the other by PTI leaders Asad Umar and Shireen Mazari. Sharif’s petition seeks … read more

Diplomatic

Trade ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

DANANG – Ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed on Saturday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy. Trump … read more

Business

FBR initiates investigations against Pakistanis named in Paradise Leaks

ISLAMABAD – Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has on Saturday initiated investigations against Pakistanis named in Paradise Papers after making a list of all the 19 people, reported Dunya News. According to sources, details of the 19 people named in … read more

Sports

Under Misbah’s leadership, Islamabad name Raees vice-captain

Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Islamabad United on Saturday announced the appointment of left-arm pacer Rumman Raees as the vice-captain for the third edition. Raees, who has represented Men in Green in four ODIs and five T20Is with 10 wickets … read more

Sci & Tech

Nasa missions to Mars difficult for human survival

While several Nasa missions have involved mixed crews, a secret report by the space agency suggests that missions to Mars could be all-female. Speaking at a conference today, British astronaut, Helen Sharman, claimed that Nasa has filed a report that … read more

Health

Eating six meals a day can help lose weight: study

ISLAMABAD: When we want to lose weight, many of us are put off by the idea of starving ourselves, spending our days with rumbling stomachs and having to resist our hunger. But this needn’t actually be the case at all, … read more

Travel & Tourism

UK Prime Minister’s new Trade Envoy visits Pakistan to increase UK-Pakistan trade

The UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Pakistan Mr. Rehman Chishti MP visited Karachi and Lahore this week to meet with Government representatives and businesses in Pakistan in order to encourage more trade between the two countries. In Karachi, Mr … read more