Monday, Mar 27, 2017

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NEW DELHI (Monitoring Desk): Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India plans to seal international borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh soon. “India is planning to seal the... Read more
21 hours 11 min ago
DHAKA (Reuters): At least six people, including two police officials, were killed and scores wounded in two bomb blasts in Bangladesh on Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided by commandos... Read more
21 hours 27 min ago
LONDON (Reuters): British anti-terrorism police said on Saturday they still believe the man who launched a deadly attack outside parliament this week was acting alone but conceded they may never... Read more
21 hours 30 min ago

Pakistan

LAHORE (Online): Education board officials fail rather than students as grave mistakes are found in the examination papers of classes 9 and 10. Class 10 students have appeared for their papers, while... Read more
12 hours 57 min ago
KARACHI (PPI): Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Sunday said that the vehicle designated to pick up garbage from around the city are in a very bad state. The CM Sindh was addressing media in... Read more
13 hours 53 sec ago
F.P. Report PESHAWAR:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government uses helicopters as rickshaws, remarked Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam while addressing a press conference on Sunday. On... Read more
13 hours 5 min ago

Afghanistan

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced the launch a polio vaccination campaign throughout the country from March 26, 2017, a statement from the MoPH said on Sunday. This... Read more
15 hours 33 min ago
KABUL (Monitoring Desk):  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that other optional sources are also available in case the enemy block the trade routes to the country. Speaking during a gathering in... Read more
19 hours 8 min ago
KABUL (TOLO News): The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, John F. Sopko, at an event in Duke University in the United States made shocking remarks on ‘corruption’ among Afghan... Read more
2 days 18 hours ago

Business

LAHORE/KARACHI (Online): Prices of chicken and tomato are on a rise as sellers in Lahore and Karachi are charging consumers at a whim. The official price of chicken in Karachi is Rs190/kg but it is... Read more
19 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (AFP): Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber autonomous vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said... Read more
20 hours 52 min ago
KARACHI (PPI): Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday said that Pak Arab Refinery Limited (Parco) would refine 250, 000 gallons of oil per day upon completion.... Read more
2 days 18 hours ago

Sports

MELBOURNE (AFP): Lights out in Melbourne and Formula One has had just the start it needed after concerns over the new regulations introduced for the 2017 season were at least partially settled when... Read more
21 hours 14 min ago
LONDON: (APP): Legendary cricketer from West Indies Brian Lara has on Thursday said that he’s interested in coaching at Pakistan Super League (PSL). He said that he was proud of Darren Sammy for... Read more
2 days 18 hours ago
LAHORE (Online): The Pakistan Cricket Board’s anti-corruption tribunal started investigating the spot-fixing scandal from Friday. Suspended player Sharjeel Khan was questioned by the tribunal earlier... Read more
2 days 19 hours ago

Fashion

MUMBAI (AFP): Renowned filmmaker Karan Johar is all set to make his next directorial venture with two Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor. After the success of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’... Read more
16 hours 19 min ago
NEW DELHI (Wedb Desk): Renowned Indian comedian Kapil Sharma has taken many news faces into his show after he failed to resolve his spat with the popular Sunil Grover aka Dr. Mushoor Gulati and Rinku... Read more
2 days 18 hours ago
MUMBAI (AFP): The Bollywood star Salman Khan posted a photograph with Katrina Kaif on Wednesday morning with a captain saying, "back together in Tiger Zinda Hai". He has released the first look of... Read more
3 days 14 hours ago

Editorial

On the Tuesday after Donald Trump's January inauguration as president of the United States, journalist Jonathan Katz tweeted in reference to the unfolding spectacle: "First they came for the Latinos, Muslims, women, gays, poor people, intellectuals and scientists, and then it was Wednesday." The days continue to progress in similar fashion. On the one hand, there's been the rapidly evolving... Read more
1 month 2 weeks ago

Featured

Malik Zeeshan Shabbir Benazir Bhutto, the first ever woman prime minister of a Muslim country, will always be remembered for her leadership and valour. She was not only a politician but a stateswoman... Read more
1 week 3 days ago
ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Over 3,500 foreign nationals married to Pakistanis have been pushed between a rock and a hard place because of the interior ministry’s decision to ban issuance of the... Read more
1 week 4 days ago
Ali Sheikh "Tell me what you eat, and I'll tell you who you are," wrote renowned gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1825.  Food holds an important part in the culture of any country or... Read more
1 week 5 days ago