Pakistan, Russian special forces start joint exercise
A two-week long joint exercise “DRUZBA 2017” between special forces of Pakistan and Russian armies started in Minralney Vody,...
Power couple Nadal, Federer rule out full-time partnership
Four new highways will be constructed in Balochistan under CPEC to link far-flung areas of the province with rest...
It’s all over for ‘It’ as ‘Kingsman’ sequel tops box office
The espionage comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” dominated North American box offices in its debut weekend, industry figures showed...
Pakistani company offers customised leather jacket at costs lower then top brands
Earlier this year Esbee Cables banked on consumers’ love for leather to run a successful Kickstarter selling handcrafted iPhone charging cables. And now, Mont5, is the latest company to throw its hat in the ring. Mont5’s Kickstarter campaign is currently live and has already blown past its fundraising goal... Read more
Former greats Miandad, Sarfraz call for Coach Waqar’s removal
Former Test cricketers Javed Miandad and Sarfraz Nawaz earlier yesterday expressed bitter disappointment over Pakistan’s loss in the third ODI against England. Talking to APP, Miandad alleged that the playing XI was selected keeping in view the likes and dislikes of head coach Waqar Younis so was responsible to... Read more
Uber driver attacked in US after being mistaken for a Muslim
An Uber driver in North Carolina USA was attacked and threatened by a passenger he had picked up, who mistook him for a Muslim. “He told me he was going to shoot me right in the face or strangle me. He used a lot of bad words… really dirty... Read more
Grapewine:  Ranbir and Deepika not really coming to Pakistan?
The grape wine was abuzz that teh dashing duo was due in Pakistan to promote their upcoming movie “Tamasha” But, it sounded too good to be true. However, it was just a rumour. Abid Rasheed, Executive Director of IMGC — the company distributing the movie in Pakistan — said that... Read more
“Divorcees are not criminals” insists Reham Khan
Reham Khan, the former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, has insisted that she and her family have been the victims of a smear campaign ever since her marriage and eventual divorce with the popular Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician. “My innocent children, they had nothing to do with this,... Read more
Tea time: #GirlsAtDhabas is crowdsourcing funds to set up a dhaba run by women
From claiming their space at male-dominated street-side dhabas to now opening a dhaba of their own, the Girls at Dhabas movement in Pakistan has made significant progress. Recently, they asked their steadily increasing pool of well-wishers for financial support to help them set up adhaba of their very own.... Read more
PM requests president to reject mercy petitions of four APS attackers
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif advised President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday to reject mercy petitions of four convicted terrorists in Peshawar’s Army Public School (APS) attack case. All four suspects were sentenced to death by military courts on the charges of launching a terrorist attack on the army-run school in... Read more
Tapping growing market: ‘Hunting’ for passengers made easy
Lahore: A fast developing start-up ecosystem has encouraged the launch of another mobile application in an attempt to tap the growing market. Rixi, a mobile application, is meant to connect waiting passengers to rickshaw drivers and is rapidly gaining popularity among citizens looking for cheaper rides. The app, another of... Read more
ECP strings being pulled from unconcerned quarters: Zardari
Karachi: Former President and Pakistan People’s Party leader Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday said that postponement of local government elections in 81 Union Councils of Sindh was tantamount to depriving his party of its rights. Zardari said that the changes of 22 polling stations in Badin at the last... Read more
Trudeau says Canada will stay in fight against Islamic State
Manila: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country will remain a strong member of the campaign against the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq and Syria. Trudeau and United States (US) President Barack Obama are speaking to reporters after their first formal meeting since Trudeau took office... Read more
Pakistani student wins gold medal in international math competition
An exceptionally bright student of PakTurk International School in Jamshoro has brought home a gold medal after competing in Math Challenge V hosted by the Pan-Asia International School in Bangkok. Making Pakistan proud, Rajinish Aneel Bhatia of grade 7 bagged the gold medal in the international math competition. Three... Read more
ECP playing with court orders: SC
Islamabad: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday observed that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was playing with the court orders and ordered it to complete delimitation of eight districts of Sindh within two weeks. It told the ECP to exercise its constitutional powers while deciding a matter about... Read more
Environment so far peaceful in LG polls: ECP secretary
Islamabad: Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Babar Yaqoob has said that the environment has so far remained largely peaceful in the second phase of the local government elections currently underway in Punjab and Sindh provinces. The ECP Secretary said that the commission will take immediate action if any... Read more
#TBT: Komal Rizvi dishes on her Bollywood past and how SRK played a prank on her!
As a VJ for India’s Channel V, she got up close and personal with Bollywood superstars Aamir Khan, Big B & Madhuri Dixit Before she embarked on her musical career at 18, Komal Rizvi had already made some pretty cool contacts. As a VJ for India’s Channel V, she... Read more