SECP removes Hussain Lawai as PSX chairman, money laundering investigations underway

SECP removes Hussain Lawai as PSX chairman, money laundering investigations underway

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday asked the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) to immediately remove Hussain Lawai from his post as PSX chairman, media sources reported. The SECP earlier issued a letter to PSX CEO Richard Morin stating that it has come to its notice that Lawai has...

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PSX lands in Green, gains 164 points

PSX lands in Green, gains 164 points

On Tuesday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) landed in the green with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 164 points to close at 39,453 points. The index, which had lost close to 1,000 points on Monday, opened lower today, bottoming out at 38,561 points before recovering.   In all, 167.8 million...

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Heat waves will affect 74% of the population by 2100

Heat waves will affect 74% of the population by 2100

If climate change is not remedied by drastically reducing emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere,  lethal heat waves -which are likely to cause deaths in humans- will become a growing problem. more frequent globally, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change . To the point that in the year 2100 heat waves will affect no less than...

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World Cup 2018: Pogba dedicates France semi-final victory to Thai cave survivors

World Cup 2018: Pogba dedicates France semi-final victory to Thai cave survivors

Paul Pogba has dedicated France’s World Cup semi-final victory to the 12 boys rescued from a Thai cave. The French football star hailed the youngsters as “heroes” after they spent more than two weeks trapped inside the flooded cave system. His comments came after France secured a place in the World...

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Maryam Nawaz may spend a night in women police station

Maryam Nawaz may spend a night in women police station

ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz Sharif will be the first convicted woman prisoner to be taken into custody by NAB Rawalpindi in recent years and she is likely to be shifted to a woman police station on July 13 on her arrival in Pakistan before presenting her before the accountability judge for...

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Ocean heat waves are getting longer and more frequent

Ocean heat waves are getting longer and more frequent

The  world’s oceans are suffocating. During the last century, marine heat waves have become more common and last longer. A new research carried out by scientists from Canada, USA The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, published in the journal Nature , suggest that the annual number of days that a part of the ocean is experiencing a...

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Sonali Bendre tackling her ailment head on, breaks down during her haircut for Cancer

Sonali Bendre tackling her ailment head on, breaks down during her haircut for Cancer

Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre is tackling cancer head on. A week after announcing her cancer diagnosis, Sonali on Tuesday shared a video of herself getting her hair cut in preparation for cancer treatment. Along with it, the actor also posted a picture of herself rocking a long pixie cut and...

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What is love? We asked Google – here’s the answer

What is love? We asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries. Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and...

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Sonali Bendre on battling cancer: Your stories have given me courage and the knowledge that I’m not alone

Sonali Bendre on battling cancer: Your stories have given me courage and the knowledge that I’m not alone

Sonali Bendre recently shared the news that she is battling with high-grade cancer. Today, the actor wrote a heartwarming post on her Instagram page in which she shared her journey so far and how the love she received from people has helped her. A few days ago, Bollywood actor Sonali...

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High blood pressure: Add these potassium-rich foods to your diet to lower your reading

High blood pressure: Add these potassium-rich foods to your diet to lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure rarely has any noticeable symptoms and many of those with the condition won’t realise they have it. But if it’s left ignored, high blood pressure can lead to more serious health conditions, including cardiovascular disease. One way to lower your reading is to eat more potassium. High blood...

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ANP’s Haroon Bilour, 19 others martyred in Peshawar blast

ANP’s Haroon Bilour, 19 others martyred in Peshawar blast

PESHAWER: At least 20 people, including Awami National Party’s (ANP) Haroon Bilour, were martyred and 63 others injured in a suicide bombing targetting the party’s rally in a congested neighbourhood of Peshawar late Tuesday night. The attacker detonated his explosive belt close to the ANP leader’s vehicle as he approached a...

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The supercomputer that excites German scientists

The supercomputer that excites German scientists

The new Jülich research center calculator can perform up to 12 quadrillion mathematical operations per second, which makes it one of the best in the world. Up to twelve petaflops – that is, billions of operations per second – can be carried out by the supercomputer JUWELS, of the Supercomputing...

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France beat Belgium 1-0 and qualify for the World Cup final

France beat Belgium 1-0 and qualify for the World Cup final

France qualified for the final of Russia 2018 by defeating Belgium 1-0 in St. Petersburg with goal from defender Samuel Umtiti in the 51st minute. His opponent on Sunday will be the winner of the duel between Croatia and England. French coach Didier Deschamps said today that his team’s 1-0...

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Can Donald Trump take down NATO with his attacks on US allies in Europe?

Can Donald Trump take down NATO with his attacks on US allies in Europe?

President Donald Trump represents a challenge for the future of NATO. The NATO summit that will take place this Wednesday and Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, will be like no other. The difference is due in large part to a man: Donald Trump, who is visiting Europe. Under his supervision, periodic tensions between the...

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Peshawar serves as the hub of suicide blasts, claims life ANP election candidate, death toll hits 20

Peshawar serves as the hub of suicide blasts, claims life ANP election candidate, death toll hits 20

PESHAWAR: The recent Peshawar suicide attack, claimed the life of Awami National Party (ANP) election candidate Barrister Haroon Bilour. Moreover, the death toll has increased to 20, media reported Wednesday morning. Currently, 62 people injured in suicide attack are seeking treatment at Lady Reading Hospital, authentic sources confirmed. Bilour family...

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Punjab: Woman kills husband and kids, motive remains unclear, investigations underway

Punjab: Woman kills husband and kids, motive remains unclear, investigations underway

JAUHARABAD: On Wednesday, a woman allegedly assassinated her husband and their four children in Jauharabad before turning herself in, police stated. The suspect’s motive however, remains unclear. According to the details, the suspect surrendered herself at the local police station after allegedly killing her husband, two sons and two daughters...

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