Comedian John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman about sexual harassment claim
Comedian John Oliver confronted Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman on stage about a sexual harassment accusation, offering an audience in...
Wall Street wanes as tech rebound fades; copper dulls
Wall Street pulled back on Tuesday as a technology stock rebound lost steam and enthusiasm from a tax-cut proposal...
Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Real Madrid coach Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday as he backed the usually prolific...
Altaf Hussain apologises over 14 points letter to COAS
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in s statement on Wednesday apologises if his 14 questions to the army has hurt sentiments of anyone. Hussain said that as a Pakistani he respects the army and recognises their countless sacrifices for the country. The statement also added “I have... Read more
Imran Khan divulges an offer of Rs. 3 billion
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated that the assemblies are occupied status quo, thieves and murderers He vowed that there will be no discrimination against anyone in ‘Naya Pakistan’ Addressing the ‘Azadi March’ participants, Khan said that PTI has won the match and that the next... Read more
ASWJ ends sit-in against extra-judicial killings
Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat (ASWJ) has ended its protest sit-in at Guru Mandar, after successful talks with the government. According to details, ASWJ leader Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqui announced to end the sit-in against the arrests and extra-judicial killings of the ASWJ workers in Karachi. The Home Secretary of Sindh ensured the ASWJ... Read more
PM disqualification case: Petitions for forming larger bench rejected
Supreme Court of Pakistan rejected the request for he formation of a seven-member larger bench to hear the case of Prime Minister’s disqualification. The petitions for formation of a larger bench have been rejected by the Chief Justice of Pakistan,Justice Nasirul Mulk. The petitioners took a stance that the... Read more
Kaira suggests PM to take serious step to end sit-ins
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader, Qamar Zaman Kaira has suggested the prime minister to take Islamabad sit-ins seriously. Talking to media in Lahore on Wednesday,Kaira suggested the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif to take serious steps to end ongoing Islamabad sit-ins and to form a committee comprising of senior politicians with complete... Read more
COAS expresses satisfaction over progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif in Corps Commanders’ Conference on Wednesday expressed complete satisfaction over the progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb. According to ISPR, Matters of professional interest were discussed during the meeting. A detailed briefing was given to The participants on internal and external security situation of the... Read more
Model Town tragedy: Full bench formed against not releasing JIT report
Chief Justice Lahore High Court on Wednesday formed a full bench to hear the petitions for not disclosing the Judicial Tribunal’s report of Model Town tragedy from public. According to the details, the petitioner plead that the joint investigation team has completed its investigation and the government is not realising... Read more
Don’t mess with lions, Maryam warns Imran
Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Wednesday warned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to not to mess with the lions of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz On the microblogging site twitter  she said   The tweet came after  PMLN Member Punjab Assembly Taufeeq Butt, attacked and injured several protestors for chanting ‘Go Nawaz Go’ in Wazirabad.... Read more
Asad Umar challenges Ishaq Dar over economic losses due to Sit-ins
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar has rejected  claims of government that Islamabad sit-ins are damaging Pakistan’s economy. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Wednesday he said, “I challenge Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to prove the economic losses at any forum.” He mocked that investment is  not attracted... Read more
Documentary ‘Outlawed in Pakistan’ brings Emmy home
Outlawed in Pakistan, a short film made by PakistanI-Canadian journalist Habiba Nosheen and German journalist Hilke Schellmann, has won an Emmy Award for it’s heart-wrenching story of a rape survivor, Kainat Soomro. The story portrays the young Pakistani girl who was allegedly raped on her way back home from... Read more
Musharraf backs “Azadi and Inqilab ” sit-ins
Former President Pervez Musharraf emphasises that there was need for a political change in Pakistan and after the recent events, it seems that Pakistan is heading toward that direction. Addressing All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) supporters on Wednesday, Musharraf said that a third political force was needed to counter... Read more
Fashion for a cause
KARACHI: Fashion and philanthropy are often considered to be at loggerheads with each other. With the glitzy world of fashion signifying lack of material restraint, many deem it insensitive towards the plight of the poor. But in the wake of Pakistani fashion bigwits taking a potent role in addressing... Read more
KARACHI: As movie buffs anticipate two major feature films this Eid ul Azha, Team Na Maloom Afraad says it is unfazed about competing at the box office with Operation 021 — the spy action thriller starring ace actor Shaan Shahid. Read more
KARACHI: It seems that after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s empathic call at the 69th United Nations General Assembly for resolving the Kashmir issue was slammed by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, distributors will shy away from releasing films involving the disputed territory. Coinciding with the recent chain of events... Read more