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Sharif challenges his 10-year jail term (Lead)

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction and sought suspension of the guilty verdict, media reports s

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Sri Lanka captain, coach and manager suspended for four ODIs along with two Tests

Dubai | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

The independent Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff QC on Monday handed Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha eight suspension points, which

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4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu from August 30

Kathmandu |Monday, 2018 9:15:07 PM IST

The 4th BIMSTEC Summit will be held here on August 30 and 31, Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.

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Pakistani rupee drops sharply in likely c.bank devaluation - analysts

ISLAMABAD | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

The Pakistani rupee dropped sharply in early trade on Monday in what appeared to be another devaluation by the central bank, two market analysts said, the fourth such intervention since early December

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Pakistan election meeting attack toll touches 149

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 1:45:21 PM IST

The death toll in the suicide attack targeting an election meeting in Pakistan has increased to 149, while the number of injured stands at 186, an official said on Monday.

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SC seeks Centre's stand on plea to ban hoisting green flags (Lead, Correcting para 2)

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 1:45:21 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's stand on a plea by a cleric seeking a ban on hoisting green flags with a crescent and star, terming it un-Islamic and resembling that of a Pakistani pol

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Pakistani rupee tumbles, c.bank cites "market forces"

ISLAMABAD | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

The Pakistani rupee dropped sharply in early trade on Monday in what appeared to be another devaluation by the central bank, two market analysts said, the fourth such intervention since early December

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Trade frictions with U.S. to have little impact on China's consumer prices - Chinese official

BEIJING | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Trade frictions with the United States will have a limited impact on China's consumer prices, and consumer spending is expected to remain steady in the second half of the year, a spokesman from the Na

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