Egypt agrees to release ship that blocked Suez Canal

ISMAILIA: The owners and insurers of the Ever Given container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said a formal settlement had been agreed in a compensation dispute, and the canal authority said the vessel would be allowed to

ECC approves release of RLNG subsidy for export industry

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet approved the release of subsidy for the supply of RLNG to export-oriented industry for the month of March last year. Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin presided over

Court orders Shehbaz Sharif’s release on bail

LAHORE: An accountability court on Friday issued the release order for PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, a day after the Lahore High Court (LHC) granted him bail in the money laundering case. He is expected to be released from Kot Lakhpat

Kangana Ranaut’s movie ‘Thalaivi’ postponed weeks before release

The release of the Bollywood movie ‘Thalaivi’ starring Kangana Ranaut has been postponed due to the second wave of COVID-19, just weeks before its release. The movie Thalaivi was was scheduled to release on April 23. However, that has changed

Malaysian court releases PIA plane seized over lease dispute

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian court on Wednesday ordered the immediate release of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane that was held nearly two weeks ago due to a British court case over the jet’s lease. Malaysian authorities seized the Boeing

In Pictures: Protests held for release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui

Protests have been held in various cities of the country calling for the release of Pakistani neurosurgeon Dr Aafia Siddqui who has been imprisoned in the United States. The ‘Free Aafia Movement’ led by her sister Dr Fowzia Siddiqui held

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ release postponed to December

LOS ANGELES: Warner Bros. is delaying the release of ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to Christmas after the less-than-stellar debut of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’. The postponement of the Wonder Woman sequel starring Scarlet Johansson been scheduled to hit theaters on 2nd October

US seeks in-person meetings with Iran over prisoner releases

WASHINGTON: The United States has expressed willingness to host an in-person meeting with Iran to discuss prisoner releases and wants the UN Security Council to impose an indefinite arms embargo. Speaking at a virtual event hosted by the Council on

Bond film ‘No Time to Die’ gets new release date

LOS ANGELES: The next James Bond movie, ‘No Time to Die’, has received a new release date after being pushed forward due to the coronavirus pandemic. The much-anticipated film will now release on November 12 in the United Kingdom and

Robert Pattinson’s film ‘The Batman’ release date delayed

LOS ANGELES: Warner Bros has announced that it is delaying the theatrical release of Robert Pattinson’s eagerly-anticipated The Batman, along with moving a couple of other upcoming movies. The studio said that ‘The Sopranos’ prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’

ATC Multan releases leader of Chotu Gang over benefit of doubt

MULTAN: On Friday, Ghulam Rasool, a major suspect of ‘ Chotu Gang ‘ and its five others, were freed by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) over the benefit of doubt. Ghulam Rasool and his accomplice had been arrested on charges of

50,000 tonnes wheat will be released immediately to Sindh

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Khusro Bakhtiar has directed for the immediate release of 50,000 tonnes of wheat to Sindh from Pakistan Agricultural Storage and Services Corporation (PASSCO) stock. A meeting regarding wheat distribution from PASSCO