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Stock market crashes in Pakistan after Nawaz Sharif’s resignation

Stocks crashed in Pakistan in afternoon trade on Friday amid a political turmoil after the country’s Supreme Court disqualified three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on charges of corruption in the Panamagate case.The KSE100 index of the Karachi Stock Exchange slipped over 700 points, or 1.56 per cent, to 45,190 within minutes of the court verdict.

London pleasure boat catches fire, crashes into pier

London: A pleasure boat in London with 151 people on board caught fire and careered into a pier on the river Thames, officials said on Monday. The London fire brigade was called at about 3.45 p.m. on Sunday to reports of a fire on the white triple-decker boat Erasmus, which crashed into pilings near Canary

Serena crashes out of US Open, loses No. 1 ranking

New York:  Serena Williams crashed out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title and a record 187th straight week at number one. Pliskova, the 10th-seeded Czech playing in her first Grand Slam semi-final, triumphed 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) and will face Angelique Kerber,

Technical snag hits services at RLA, server crashes twice in a day

Chandigarh: Chaos and harassment was the order of the day at Registering and Licensing Authority Office in Sector 17 on Tuesday. Applicants faced harrowing time especially during the peak hours between 9 am to 11:30 am. Some of the applicants also alleged that RLA server went down on Monday as well. It was two days

Seven hurt as giant camera crashes to ground

Rio de Janeiro: Up to seven people were injured when a giant television camera suspended by cables plummeted to the ground in the Rio Olympic Park on Monday, a spokesperson said. The black camera, known as a ‘spidercam’ and used to take aerial shots of the park, came crashing down just outside the basketball stadium

Seema crashes out of Olympic discus event

Rio de Janeiro:Indian athlete Seema Punia crashed out of the women’s Discus Throw event at the ongoing Rio Games after finishing ninth in Qualifying Round Group B at the Olympic Stadium here. Seema’s best throw of 57.58 metres came in her first attempt. She registered a foul in her next attempt before finishing with 56.78m

US Air Force plane crashes after flying over Obama speech

Washington: A plane from the US Air Force’s elite Thunder bird team crashed in Colorado shortly after flying over a ceremony where President Barack Obama spoke, an official said. The pilot ejected safely from the aircraft and was undergoing a medical examination, according to the Air Force official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Following