China's Chongqing axe head coach Bento

HONG KONG | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

Former Portugal coach Paulo Bento has been fired from his position at the helm of Chinese Super League (CSL) side Chongqing Lifan, the club announced on Sunday. "From today, Paulo Bento is no longer

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Independent candidate in Pakistan commits suicide

Islamabad |Sunday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

Election proceedings in two constituencies, one provincial and the other national, were halted in Pakistan after an independent candidate running for both seats committed suicide.

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Shehbaz Sharif vows to make Pakistan better than India

Lahore |Sunday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has said that people can change his name if he does not take Pakistan ahead of its arch-rival India after coming into power.

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Key leader of Nawaz Sharif's party gets life term

Islamabad |Sunday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST

An anti-narcotics court in Pakistan has awarded life imprisonment to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi in an eight-year-old ephedrine case.

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Three LeT militants who killed constable shot dead (Second Lead)

Srinagar |Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Three militants, who tortured and killed a trainee police constable on Saturday, were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.

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Nepal, China military drill to be held in September

Kathmandu |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Nepal and China will hold their second joint military exercise in China's Sichuan province from September 17, the Nepali Army announced on Saturday.

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Pakistan welcomes foreign election observers

Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Pakistan has welcomed foreign observers for the July 25 parliamentary elections and two observer groups from the EU and Commonwealth are currently deployed to observe the polls.

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Shipwrecked Sri Lankan fishermen rescued

Colombo |Saturday, 2018 10:15:08 AM IST

Two Sri Lankan fishermen shipwrecked for 48 hours were rescued by a Chinese vessel near the Colombo Port, media reported.

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Nawaz, Maryam unlikely to be shifted to guest house

Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz are unlikely to be transferred to the Sihala Rest House owing to its lack of proper security arrangements needed for the high

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US expresses concern about LeT affiliates contesting elections

Islamabad |Saturday, 2018 10:15:08 AM IST

The US State Department has expressed concern over the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the upcoming elections in Pakistan, media reports said on Saturday.

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Fakhar becomes first Pakistani batsman to score 200 in ODI

Islamabad | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST

Opener Fakhar Zaman has become the first Pakistani batsman to enter the 200 club in One-day International cricket when he scored an unbeaten 210 runs against Zimbabwe, according to the reports here. Z

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Pakistan enhances security ahead of general elections

Islamabad |Friday, 2018 5:45:07 PM IST

The Pakistani government has enhanced security across the country, especially of the politicians and for public rallies ahead of the July 25 general elections, an official said on Friday.

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