China’s Vice Premier lauds Pakistani media role for promotion of CPEC, BRI
Highlighting the importance of media, China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has lauded the support and active role of Pakistani...
No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan: defence minister
India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said Tuesday, but promised to boost support for a...
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced...
“14th August is end of  Sharif’s monarchy” ImranKhan
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that nothing can stop him from establishing a “Naya Pakistan“. In his message on popular micro blogging site Twitter, IK Tweeted: “PTI Tsunami takes over Lahore. Incredibly charged crowd. Have promised them Naya Pakistan. Nothing can stop us,” “Sharifs should realise this... Read more
Qadri’s 10-point agenda for ‘green revolution’
Leading his party’s ‘revolution march’ to Islamabad, the chief of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr. Tahirul Qadri has revealed a 10-point agenda aimed at bringing a ‘green revolution’ in Pakistan. “Our agenda will help release legal and constitutional rights of people confiscated by the rulers. This agenda will... Read more
LHC terms Imran Khan’s demands unconstitutional
Lahore High Court (LHC) in its detailed judgment has declared Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s demands including resignation from the Prime Minister as unconstitutional. The LHC in its 9-page judgment said four demands put forth by PTI chief Imran Khan are unconstitutional. Khan before the start of his Azadi March had demanded... Read more
Lux Style Awards 2014 leaves out ‘Best Theatre category’
The Lux Style Awards (LSA) 2014 will not include nominations in the theatre category. Organisers of the award show had decided earlier to honour achievers in the rapidly growing field of theatre, but couldn’t as they were unable to get a wholesome perspective of Pakistan’s theatre scene. According to... Read more
Independence Day apparel: Go Green
Pakistani designers are giving us many reasons to embrace jashan-e-azadi as fashionably as we can. Style guru Maheen Khan and accessory designer Mahin Hussain’s Independence Day-themed collections exude vibrancy amid the despairing state of affairs in the country. Khan’s ‘Dil Dil Pakistan Azaadi Collection’ is a ready-to-wear line that... Read more
Remembering Nazia Hasan on her 14th death anniversary
The 14th death anniversary of legendary Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan was observed yesterday. Her song Aap Jaisa Koi (1980) shot her to the heights of fame in South Asia’s music scene and later on her debut album Disco Deewane (1981) also charted in 14 countries became the best-selling... Read more
BFA: Pak Designer Deepak Perwani crowned 6th best fashion designer in the world
After being nominated a few months ago, top Pakistani fashion house, Deepak Perwani has been ranked number one in the Middle East region by Bulgarian Fashion Awards (BFA) and 6th best fashion designer in the world, with a total score of 7925.77 points. Perwani has won a total of... Read more
French businessmen ‘enthusiastic about exploring investment opportunities’
French businessmen are keen to enter into joint venture with their Pakistani counterparts, provided there are specific proposals for projects in any sector, the consul general of France said yesterday. In a meeting with members of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Francois Dall’orso said... Read more
Dr Tahirul Qadri to be provided safe passage: Governor Punjab
Governor of Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar has directed the concerned authorities not to create any obstruction for Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr Tahirul Qadri who is leading the ‘Inqelab March’ (revolution march) towards Islamabad today. Chaudhry Sarwar said that the Punjab government will not try to hinder Dr Qadri’s... Read more
Punjab allows PAT march after Qadri assurance: Ebad
Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad has said that Dr Tahirul Qadri’s assurance to remain peaceful during his ‘Inqilab March’ paved way for an understanding with the provincial government under which the PTA is given permission to hold its protest. The Sindh governor thanked Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain... Read more
PML-N govt. enroute to economic recovery
The Institute for Policy Reforms (IPR) believes that there have been some significant achievements in the first year of the PML-N government, especially in stabilising the economy. “But a strong and sustainable ‘economic turnaround’ remains elusive in the presence of slow agricultural growth, recent loss of momentum in manufacturing,... Read more
Alibaba cleans up payments before IPO
Weeks before the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut is due to start a roadshow for an initial public offering, it has tidied up relations with its payments affiliate. Though the new arrangement is still a lot messier than shareholders might want, it should make for a neater IPO. Alibaba’s relationship with... Read more
Movement of goods between Karachi and Punjab comes to a halt
Movement of essential goods, industrial products, edible items, vegetables and fruits between Punjab and Karachi has come to a halt for the last two to three days following blocking of roads by the government in a move to handle the protest plans of PTI and PAT on Independence Day.... Read more
Dr Tahirul Qadri leads ‘revolution march’ from Model Town
Soon after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader initiated his Azadi March from Zaman Park, Lahore towards the federal capital, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr Tahirul Qadri also announced to launch ‘Inqelab March’ (revolution march) from Model Town on Thursday. While addressing a press conference outside Minhajul Quran in Model... Read more