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Crushing the media

BLACK day. Witch-hunt. Silencing dissent. The outrage against the government’s plan to introduce...

Lawmakers urge Trump to engage Pakistan and India at UN meeting

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to engage both Indian and...

Taxation: A way forward

I DON’T believe there can be a way forward on our taxation problem...

I have fine rapport with Misbah, great to have Babar as deputy: Sarfraz

SARFRAZ Ahmed addresses a press conference at the UBL Sports Complex on Saturday.—Tahir...

US lawmakers urge Trump to mediate between Pakistan and India

WASHINGTON: Key US Senators and Congressmen are now urging President Donald Trump to...

Sport

Asia

Fierce Australian dust storm turns day to night in seconds – Asia News

Fierce Australian dust storm turns day to night in seconds
Meteorologists say that as Australia’s drought continues, the country will see more of such storms. A Source From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/50093368 Best...

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan postpones Emperor Naruhito's enthronement parade – Asia News

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan postpones Emperor Naruhito's enthronement parade
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. here with Empress Masako, began his reign in May A parade celebrating...

Does Huawei's future lie with India after US ban? – Asia News

Does Huawei's future lie with India after US ban?
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US says Huawei equipment has back doors that would enable Chinese surveillance Chinese...

Abominable: A DreamWorks movie, a map, and a huge regional row – Asia News

Abominable: A DreamWorks movie, a map, and a huge regional row
Image copyright Supplied Image caption Vietnamese media featured this photograph – showing the controversial dashed line – which was taken...

UK

Naga Munchetty breached BBC rules by criticising Trump

Naga Munchetty: BBC not impartial on racism, senior bosses say – UK News

Image caption Naga Munchetty has been a presenter on BBC Breakfast for the last 10 years The BBC has said...

Business

Ruling expected in women’s pension age case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘It makes me angry. It makes me very emotional.’ Campaigners...

FTSE 100 suffers biggest drop since early 2016

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s FTSE 100 has seen its biggest fall in over three-and-a-half years amid...

US set to impose tariffs on $7.5bn of EU exports in Airbus row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airbus’ A380 was unfairly subsidised, WTO says The US has been given...

Zavvi: Champions League final giveaway ad breached rules

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Liverpool beat Tottenham to win the Champions League final on 1 June An...

Aberdeen Standard Investments chairman Martin Gilbert steps down

Image caption Mr Gilbert co-founded Aberdeen Asset Management in the 1980s Martin Gilbert is to leave Standard Life...

World

England v Australia: Michael Hooper braced for World Cup quarter-final battle

England v Australia: Michael Hooper braced for World Cup quarter-final battle – World News

Rugby World Cup quarter-final: England v Australia Venue: Oita Stadium Date: Saturday, 19 October Kick-off: 08:15 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and online with text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. Australia’s Michael...

Sports

SPORTS BRIEF

Pacer Hasan Ali fails to recover from back pain

LAHORE     –      Fast bowler Hasan Ali has failed to recover from back pain and...
SPORTS BRIEF

Baseball federation delegation calls on Punjab Governor

LAHORE    –    A delegation of Pakistan Federation Baseball called on Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at Governor House...
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U19 cricketers Junaid, Akhtar fined for code of conduct violations

LAHORE     –     Balochistan players Mohammad Junaid and Akhtar Shah have been fined 50 percent...
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Medvedev wins Shanghai Masters for fourth title of the year

SHANGHAI    –     Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men’s tennis when he...
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France held by Turkey, Ronaldo hits 700, racism in Bulgaria

BULGARIA – England inched closer to confirming their place at the 2020 European Championships with a thumping 6-0...

Tech

Lebanon scraps WhatsApp tax as protests rage

Lebanon scraps WhatsApp tax as protests rage

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands have taken to the streets over the handling of an economic crisis Protests raged for a second day in Lebanon despite the government backtracking on plans to tax WhatsApp calls. The government had...