Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

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NEW DELHI (INP): Indian  Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government to "sit together" and decide contentious issues including the question whether Muslims can be... Read more
16 hours 15 min ago
Mumbai (AFP): The sprawling mansion in Mumbai built by Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah should be demolished, one of the city's top builders has told the government. Mangal Prabhat Lodha is the... Read more
16 hours 20 min ago
NEW DELHI (AFP): India is to host a meeting of the Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) next month in a sign that while it may not soon formally start the comprehensive... Read more
16 hours 32 min ago

Pakistan

RAWALPINDI (APP): Commander 10 Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza on Monday reviewed security arrangements during census in Attock Division, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said... Read more
14 hours 41 min ago
KARACHI (PPI): The Sindh Assembly unanimously approved on Monday to change the names of two separate universities in Karachi and Hyderabad previously named after the founder of the Muttahida Qaumi... Read more
14 hours 44 min ago
KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The firing incident in which three passengers of a coach were injured in Karachi on Monday morning has unraveled pointing out that it were actually police who opened fire... Read more
14 hours 44 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
1 day 18 hours 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
1 day 22 hours 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
3 days 21 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
1 day 22 hours 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
1 day 23 hours 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
3 days 21 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
2 days 15 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
3 days 21 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
3 days 22 hours ago

Fashion

LONDON (NNI): Renowned singer and musician Adnan Sami gained fame both in India and Pakistan. However; after attaining Indian passport he was greatly criticized in Pakistan. Few days back, he... Read more
16 hours 32 min ago
KARACHI (NNI): Director Nabeel Qureshi has started shooting for the sequel of his hit movie ‘Na Maloom Afraad’. Numerous actors including Nayyar Ejaz, Saleem Mairaj and Ashiq Ahmed have completed... Read more
16 hours 34 min ago
LAHORE (INP)  Pakistani film actress Noor has filed a case for khula (dissolution of marriage) from her fourth husband Wali Hamid in a local court in Lahore. The popular film and television actress... Read more
16 hours 50 min 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 4 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 5 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 6 days ago