Making sense of the Musharraf indictment

On August 19, Nawaz Sharif addressed the nation. He spoke of staggering challenges: a paralysed economy, a crippling energy crisis, the existential threat of terrorism. The implication: there’s much to be done, with not a moment to lose. The very next day, Pervez Musharraf was charged in connection with the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. Is this unprecedented indictment of a ...

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Ex-NFL star indicted for murder

A Bristol County, Massachusetts, grand jury indicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez on a first-degree murder charge and five weapons charges Thursday.

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Tipsarevic’s clay master class

Pat Cash caught up with world number 10, Janko Tipsarevic at the Tecnifibre clay court training camp in Nice, France.

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Twin bombings rock mosques in Tripoli

Scores of people died and more than 500 were wounded in bomb blasts in the northern Lebanon city of Tripoli, Lebanese Red Cross head George Kettanah reportedly said.

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Councillor resigns over Times’ claim

The deputy leader of Rotherham Council steps down over claims he knew about a relationship between a girl in care and a suspected child abuser.

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I will not do any vulgar movies: Ajay Devgn

Be it good looks, confidence or natural charisma, when a hero makes his entry, you know he’s a star — Salman Khan, SRK and even Hrithik Roshan all have an aura about themselves. But then there was a timid, average-looking Ajay Devgn who wanted to enter the film arena as a hero some 20 years ago, and a director’s natural ...

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Tennis: Sharapova out of U.S. Open

Maria Sharapova has been forced out of the U.S. Open with a shoulder injury, continuing a turbulent few months for the world No.3.

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Veet walks the extra mile with award show

It seems like Veet has finally taken note of what other platforms have been doing, by recognising the attributes of renowned professionals from the Pakistani television and fashion industry. The brand’s acclaimed fashion event, Veet Celebration of Beauty, will be held Saturday night in Karachi. Apart from musical performances and a fashion show, featuring talented local designers like Khadija Shah ...

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Tiger’s highs and lows

Tiger Woods has completed a remarkable return to the top of the golfing world after dropping out of the top 50 following a sex scandal and then injuries which hindered his playing comeback.

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How to lift a capsized ship

It’s been 19 months since the Costa Concordia, one of the largest cruise liners ever built, ran aground off the west coast of Italy, killing 32 passengers and capsizing after granite rock tore a 50-meter hole in the ship’s hull.

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Burka-wearer’s court plea refused

A woman wearing a full-length burka at a London court is barred by a judge to enter a plea as her identity cannot be confirmed.

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