Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
‘Furious 7’ surges past the $1 billion mark
Los Angeles: “Furious 7” surged ahead of its North American box office competition for a third straight week, taking in an estimated $29 million to hit $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales. The strong weekend showing gives the car racing action flick a $294 million haul in the US... Read more
Rangers warn Karachiites to keep original CNICs at all times
Karachi: The Rangers warned citizens to keep original Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC) issued by NADRA with them at all times to avoid arrests. In a statement issued by Rangers said  that any person failing proof  identity by producing CNIC on demand will be arrested. Statement also waned that  a photocopy... Read more
President Xi to address joint sitting of Parliament on Tuesday
Islamabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping is to address a joint sitting of the Parliament on Tuesday. The Chinese President will also inaugurate solar power system of the Parliament and hold a group meeting with the Speaker National Assembly and the Chairman Senate. The visiting dignitary would later proceed to... Read more
PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2015: Nickie Nina closes Day 1 with a spellbinding finale
Lahore :The PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2015 opened to a packed auditorium on Saturday at the Expo Centre. Designers, both the stalwarts and the fresh ones, presented some of their best on the ramp, including the likes of Fahad Hussayn, Bank Alfalah Rising Talent Show participants, Misha Lakhani, Zonia... Read more
Cyber bill threatens free speech, privacy: rights groups
Islamabad: International rights organisations including Human Rights Watch on Monday urged Pakistan’s parliament to reject a proposed cybercrime bill which they said threatened freedom of expression and privacy. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2015, which was approved last week by a committee and is set to go before... Read more
President Xi lauds Nawaz Sharif’s reforms
President Xi Jinping on Monday terming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a “senior and most veteran statesman” lauded the reforms introduced by him in Pakistan. Paying tribute to the leadership of Prime Minister Sharif, the Chinese President said these reforms would yield far-reaching results for Pakistan. In his remarks during... Read more
Mizmaar: Proof of life
Mizmaar’s Jee Loonga is playing on all local music channels/stations these days. The video is well shot and motivational with a definite storyline. On a close listen, it becomes evident that the new singer Mashhad Sharyar doesn’t have deep vocals. His voice remains sharp and somewhat sweet, much like the... Read more
Ex-cricketers slam team over Bangladesh defeat
Karachi: Pakistani greats on Monday slammed the team’s first ever series loss to Bangladesh, with former captain Javed Miandad terming it the “lowest point” in his country’s cricketing history. Bangladesh thumped Pakistan by seven wickets in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday, their fourth series win over... Read more
Following their success with their rendition of ‘Sufi Hoi Sarmasta’, The Sketches recently released their new video ‘Maujood’ which pays tribute to the soulful poetry of popular Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. With Saif Samejo on the vocals, the song follows a slow tune which gets in harmony... Read more
The long, arduous journey of a woman artisan and her daughter
Islamabad: After overcoming all odds, 53-year-old Fouzia Naheed is running a small business of handmade dolls and puppets. She says nothing can stop women from achieving their goals if they have a strong determination and willpower. After the death of her husband about two decades ago, Fouzia needed a... Read more
JUP announces to support PTI for NA-246 by-election
After Motahida wahdatul muslimeen (MWM) Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (JUP) has also announced to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Imran Ismail for the by-election of NA-246, Karachi. JUP Owais Noorani in a press conference said “We announce our decision to support Imran Ismail in the by-election” He also called upon voters... Read more
Waqar says Pakistan needs to change how it plays cricket
Dhaka: A day after Pakistan lost their first ever ODI series against Bangladesh, coach Waqar Younis gave in to criticism from Pakistan cricket fans, accepting that the team was facing problems. “I accept what the critics are saying: Pakistan cricket is facing problems,” said the former Pakistan fast-bowler on... Read more
Suspects arrested in Nine-Zero raid sent on judicial remand
Karachi: An anti-terrorism court in Karachi has sent 10 suspects arrested during a raid on the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s ‘Nine-Zero’ headquarters on judicial remand until May 6. Police presented the 10 suspects at the ATC on Monday. The suspects included Ubaid alias K2, Faizan, Sajjad, Nauman, Haseeb, Imtiaz, Kazim,... Read more
Body of missing Polish tourist found in Israel
Jerusalem : The body of a Polish tourist reported missing three days ago has been found near Nazareth in northern Israel bearing signs of violence, police said on Sunday. “Preliminary findings indicate marks of violence on the body. All avenues are being explored,” the police said in a statement. Police... Read more