Abbas asks Pope, world powers, to intervene against US Embassy move: spokesman
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday urged the Pope and the leaders of Russia, France and Jordan to intervene...
E-commerce in Pakistan expected to boost to $1 billion by 2020: report
The size of Pakistan’s e-commerce market — one of the most important drivers of the digital sector — is...
Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics, athletes can compete under Olympic flag
Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee said Russian...
Malaysia seeks Pakistan to share information about missing plane
Malaysia on Sunday asks Pakistan to share information that may help finding the missing plane. The number of countries involved in efforts to find a missing passenger jet has now reached  25 “The number of countries involved in the search and rescue operation has increased from 14 to 25, which brings... Read more
X Men – Apocalypse’ will have ‘more mass destruction – Bryan Singer
Bryan Singer says ‘X Men: Apocalypse’ will have ‘more mass destruction’ than previous films in the franchise. The filmmaker at the  helm of the forthcoming ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ – revealed 2016’s sequel to the upcoming film will have a character who allows them to delve into aspects... Read more
The woman who vomited on Lady Gaga has hit back
The woman who vomited on Lady Gaga has hit back at Demi Lovato’s bulimia claims. Millie Brown says there is a ‘clear difference’ between her performance art and the eating disorder, and insists she didn’t intend to offend anyone when she made herself regurgitate during the singer’s performance of... Read more
Secret hand behind recent terror attacks – Prof. Ibrahim
The  Taliban’s interlocutor Professor Ibrahim said on Sunday that a secret hand was trying to sabotage the dialogue process by carrying out terrorist attacks. Addressing a press conference here, Professor Ibrahim said that Taliban were investigating Ihrar-ul-Hind, which claimed responsibility for the recent attacks in Peshawar and Quetta. Prof Ibrahim said he... Read more
No Taliban woman or child in the custody of Security Agencies  – Khawaja Asif
 The federal government on Sunday rejected Taliban claims that women and children were being kept by security forces in their custody. Responding to Taliban demands, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that no woman or child was in the custody of security forces. He, however, offered that the government would launch a probe... Read more
NAPA 2.0

NAPA 2.0

Entertainment March 16, 2014 1

Last year, the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) held its first arts festival. The academy introduced a 10-day performing arts festival and encouraged young directors to use Napa’s in-house theatre as a platform to experiment. With sold-out shows, and excellent performances, the festival was a big success. This... Read more
ECNEC approves Twin City Metro Bus Project
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar approved the Rawalpindi Islamabad Metro Bus Project. The total cost of  the project is Rs 23.839 billion. The Federal Government would contribute Rs 13.419 billion whereas the remaining amount of Rs.10.419 billion would be given by the... Read more
India willing to lift restrictions on Pakistani textile products
The assistant to the Indian Prime Minister Maftah Ismael  told the media on Saturday that India is willing to lift  restrictions on 160 Pakistani textiles products. Read more
Local Bodies by polls begins in Balochistan
Local Bodies by polls have started at 8 am on Sunday in five districts of Balochistan.  The provincial Election Commissioner told  media that polling arrangements have been made at 39 polling stations and  by-polls are currently  underway at Pishin, Loralai, Qila Saifullah, Musakhel, and Kalat. This polling will continue until 5... Read more
Referendum Polls open in Crimea
Referendum Polls opened in Crimea  to join Russia,  AFP reporters have  reported that voters were seen entering polling stations in the regional capital Simferopol. AFP reporters also witnessed 20 people coming out to vote in Bakhchysaray. Bakhchysaray is the centre of Crimea´s Muslim Tatar Community which has called for a boycott... Read more
ICC World T20 begins in  Bangladesh
ICC World T20 begins on Sunday in  Bangladesh.  During the 22 days tournament, 35  matches will be played across Chittagong, Dhaka and Sylhet . The opening match will be played between hosts Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Hong Kong and Nepal will meet in Chittagong later in the day. The format for the men’s event... Read more
Anti-polio drive in 24UCs of Karachi
On Sunday, the Sindh Govt. has prohibited motorcycle riding in 24 Union Councils  of Karachi for ten hours ( 8am to 6pm)  for security arrangements for anti-polio drive. The 24UCs are located in Bin Qasim Town, Landhi Town, Saddar Town and Gulberg Town, Gadap Town, Orangi Town,  SITE Town, Gulshan-e-Iqbal... Read more
“Dharamshala” set ablaze over alleged burning of holy pages
Protesters attacked a Mandir and set the Dharmashala on fire  after the alleged desecration of the holy Quran in Larkana. Police and Rangers have taken control and imposed  curfew. The police claimed to have arrested the accused. Chief MQM Altaf Hussain condemned the attacks on the Mandir and properties of... Read more