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Will publicize inquiry into Broadsheet saga: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Dr Shrieen M Mazari has said the inquiry into the Broadsheet saga would be completed and will share with the nation as the public would know about the final decision. In a series of tweets,

Film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ to be released on January 26

NEW DELHI: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has announced the release date of his upcoming film Bachchan Pandey. Taking to Instagram, Akshay shared a never-before-seen avatar from Bachchan Pandey and announced its release date. “His one look is enough! #BachchanPandey releasing on 26th

ECP starts training sessions for upcoming Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has started preparation to hold Senate polls on 48 seats as a schedule of the polls is likely to be unveiled in the second week of February. According to the Election Commission of

Afghani girl arrives in Pakistan to marry her love interest

BAHAWALNAGAR: A girl from Afghanistan has arrived in Pakistan to marry a 24-year-old Faheem-ur-Rehman. A girl from Baghlan province of Afghanistan arrived in Pakistan for marriage. A 20-year-old girl of Turkish descent, married Fahim-ur-Rehman, a 24-year-old BA student, at the

Urdu mushaira arranged outside Cannoli Cafe

An Urdu mushaira (a poetry recital) has been arranged outside Cannoli by Café Soul. The organisers of the Urdu mushaira have announced people to participate in the event in response to a video of Cannoli owners who mocked their manager for

Our industry will die if we continue paying Turkish actors for jobs: Sharmeen Obaid

KARACHI: Director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has criticized appointing Turkish actress Esra Bilgic as the brand ambassador of Peshawar Zalmi. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy termed the news dangerous for Pakistani artists. A few days ago, Turkish actress Esra Bilgiç shared a photo

Karima Baloch’s body to reach Pakistan tomorrow, will be buried in Turbat

The body of human rights and social activist Karima Baloch will arrive in Pakistan on 24th January and she will be laid to rest the next day in her native town of Turbat in Balochistan. The news was confirmed by

AstraZeneca warns EU countries of cutting COVID-19 vaccine delivery

LONDON: AstraZeneca has warned European Union countries that the company will cut delivery of the coronavirus vaccine by 60 percent to 31 million doses in the first quarter due to production problems. The will affect the COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in

Cannoli Cafe manager clears air, says video was only for ‘fun’

The hotel manager from Cannoli Cafe who was mocked by the owners over his English accent has clarified that the video was not made to insult him. A hotel manager named Awais, in a video, spoke about the recent video

Youtube introduces hashtag landing page for users

A giant online platform ‘Youtube’ has introduced hashtag landing pages, the news was posted on its Google support page. YouTube is embracing the hashtag. The company has been quietly working on a new feature that allows users to better discover content

New coronavirus variant could cause more deaths: British PM

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that a new English variant of COVID-19 could cause more deaths. Boris Johnson said that the impact of the new variant, which is already known to be more transmissible, was putting the

Coronavirus claims 43 more lives, up to 1900 new cases reported

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus has claimed 43 more lives in Pakistan, bringing the total death toll to 11,247. According to the National Command and Control Center, 1,927 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in 24 hours and the total number

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 98 million

WASHINGTON: The global pandemic coronavirus has infected more than 98.743 million people worldwide and killed 2,116,336 people. More than 79.17 million patients of coronavirus have been cured in the world and more than 25.71 million are undergoing treatment. The coronavirus situation

Court orders: FIA starts process for attachment of Shaheen Air’s properties

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has started the process of attachment of properties, including aircraft, of the Shaheen Air International (SAI) in a money laundering case against several executives of the now-liquidated airline. The agency had registered a case against SAI

COVID-19: James Bond movie ‘No Time to Die’ postponed again

New York: The global release of the James Bond movie No Time to Die was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the COVID-19 outbreak. The

UAE embassy in Pakistan vaccinates employees against coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: The UAE embassy in Pakistan organised an immunisation programme to vaccinate employees and all cadres of its representative offices against the coronavirus on Friday. According to the embassy, the vaccination programme continued for two days, till 22nd January, after

Governor Sindh urges youth to play role in development of country

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has asked the youth and students to be aware of the anti-state propaganda of the enemies and play an active role to defend and develop the country. Imran Ismail said, “This is so unfortunate that

PEMRA suspends BOL News’ license for 30 days, slaps Rs 1m fine

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Authority Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has suspended the licence of Bol News TV channel for 30 days and imposed an Rs1 million fine on it for airing “contemptuous” remarks against judges of the Lahore High Court.

Sindh govt forms committee to oversee Karachi uplift projects

KARACHI: The Sindh government has constituted a committee to oversee development works in the metropolis projected by Provincial Coordination and Implementation Committee (PCIC). According to a notification issued from Sindh CM house, the eight-member committee, to be headed by the city

Army chief congratulates Nepali climbers for summiting K-2 in winter

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has congratulated Nepali climbers on setting a record for climbing the world’s second-highest peak for the first time in winter. A team of Nepalese climbers called on Chief of

UN adopts resolution on protection of holy sites

NEW YORK: The United Nations (UN) has adopted a resolution purposed by Pakistan, OIC countries on the protection of holy sites. As per details, the resolution titled Promoting a Culture of Peace and Tolerance to Safeguard Religious Sites, adopted by

PALPA lashes out at PIA over failure to clear lease payments

KARACHI: The Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association (PALPA) has lambasted the management of the national airline over its failure to clear lease payments of Boeing-777 that was recently impounded by Malaysia. According to a statement, the PALPA spokesman said that the

Pakistan vs South Africa: Traffic plan issued for first Test match

KARACHI: Karachi traffic Police has issued the traffic plan for the first Test match scheduled to be played between Pakistan and South Africa at the National Stadium from January 26. According to a notification, the roads leading to the National

Pakistan condemns twin suicide blasts in Baghdad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday condemned the twin suicide blasts at a crowded market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, which resulted in the loss of 32 precious human lives and injuries to several others. The Foreign Office in a statement said,

Khawaja Asif sent to jail on judicial remand in assets beyond means case

LAHORE: An accountability court on Friday sent PML-N leader Khawaja Asif to jail on 14-day judicial remand in assets beyond income case. As per details, the case was heard by the accountability court’s judge Jawadul Hassan, where the accused was