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Pak Army backs PM Imran’s decisions for country: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has reiterated that It is Prime Minister Imran Khan who takes decisions for the country, and the army agrees with those decisions. “The Prime Minister has changed the fate of Pakistan

Struggle against COVID-19 is not over yet, says Faisal Sultan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan has asserted that the threat of coronavirus variants remained, which the government was keeping a close eye on. He expressed his views while addressing a ceremony in Islamabad where

Axar Patel stars as India beats England inside two days

AHMEDABAD: England succumbed to a 10-wicket defeat against India inside two days of an astonishing day-night Test Test in Ahmedabad today (Thursday). Spinner Axar Patel took 11 wickets over two innings as India outplayed their rivals in all departments to

People of Karachi pay artistic tribute to mountaineer Ali Sadpara

KARACHI: A team of artists painted a beautiful picture of ace mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara on Karachi’s Hassan Square Bridge in order to pay tribute to the legend, who went missing while climbing the K2 on February 9. The initiative

FATF keeps Pakistan on grey list till June 2021

ISLAMABAD: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday announced to keep Pakistan on the grey list till June 2021. The announcement was made by FATF President Dr Marcus Pleyer at a press briefing on the outcomes of the FATF

All candidates from Punjab elected unopposed for Senate polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) today (Thursday) has announced that all candidates for the Senate election from Punjab were elected unopposed.   According to details, those elected included five candidates from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), five from

Black-browed babbler rediscovered after 180 years

BORNEO: A bird last seen almost 180 years ago in the rainforests of Borneo has been rediscovered, who was presumed by experts to be extinct. The Black-browed Babbler has only ever been documented once — when it was first described

Pooja Bhatt agrees Karachi serves the best food in South Asia

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor and producer Pooja Bhatt has picked Karachi, the city of Pakistan, as the ‘food champion of South Asia’. Taking to Twitter, Bhatt admitted Karachi offers the best food in South Asia. She was responding to a post

PTI decides to challenge ECP’s order for fresh NA-75 by-polls

ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to file an appeal against the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) order for fresh elections in the NA-75 Daska constituency. In a tweet following the verdict by the Commission, Chief Minister Punjab’s

PML-N always won elections by rigging, electoral fraud: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz has asserted that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had always won the elections on the basis of bullying, rigging and electoral fraud. He expressed his views while talking to journalists outside the

PM Imran asks ‘haven’ countries to return all ‘stolen’ assets

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the ‘haven’ countries to immediately and unconditionally return all foreign assets that are shown to be stolen or whose “legitimacy” cannot be explained. He expressed his views while addressing the virtual launch event

Bulls return to bourse, lift KSE-100 by 603 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) today (Thursday) witnessed a bullish trend, with the benchmark index gained 603.05 points, closing at 45,965.63 points. The benchmark KSE-100 Index remained in the green throughout the day, marking its intraday high at 46,004.68.

Senate polls: SC reserves opinion on presidential reference seeking open-ballot

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court today (Thursday) has reserved its decision on the presidential reference seeking legal opinion to hold Senate elections on open ballot without a constitutional amendment. The case was heard by a five-judge larger bench, headed by Chief

Can the India-Pakistan Ceasefire survive?

In a significant development, Pakistan and India agreed to observe a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and all other sectors after talks between the senior military officials through a hotline on Thursday. This was agreed between the Director

Marvel’s Loki to release on Disney Plus on June 11

Marvel’s villain movie named ‘Loki’ will gear up to return to screens with the Disney+ series. With Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, the Loki TV series is all set to premiere this year in June. The

PTI leadership facing rebellion within party, claims Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has once again lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), saying that its leadership was facing rebellion within the party. Talking to journalists today (Thursday) along with PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari,

Green tea may prevent hair loss: Study

A study published in the US National Library of Medicine has stated that drinking green tea can promote human hair growth. Green tea has been praised for centuries for its many health benefits and it can be the solution to

Drug dealers paraded on donkeys as a punishment in KP

BAR QAMBAR KHEL: The drug dealers were caught in Khyber tribal district and paraded on donkeys as a punishment. The resident of the Khyber tribal district’s area caught two drug dealers and punished in an old-fashioned way by shaving their

ECP orders re-polling in entire constituency of NA-75

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) today (Thursday) has ordered re-election in NA-75 constituency on March 18 after suspicions that the results may have been falsified. Hearing an application by PML-N candidate Syeda Nosheen Iftikhar, A five-member commission, headed

JUIF Chief demands fresh polls in Daska NA-75

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has demanded the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold new polls as he rejected by-elections results in Daska NA-75. “ECP has stopped the Daska result, it should announce its decision,” he

Pakistani-origin Bushra Amiwala receives award for exemplary community service

Pakistani-origin and DePaul Alumnus Bushra Amiwala has received the highly coveted Asian American Coalition of Chicago (AACC) award for exemplary community service. Unfolded on a global scale during a live-streamed virtual gala titled “Unity is Power, the event was chaired

Armenian PM denounces coup attempt after army demands his resignation

YEREVAN: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan warned of an attempted military coup against him after the army demanded he and his government resign. Pashinyan has faced protests and calls to quit over his handling of a six-week conflict between Azerbaijan

I didn’t invite Nausheen to my wedding: Yasir Hussain calls out uninvited guest

Actor Yasir Hussain and actress Nausheen Shah have just caught up in a fight with each other over a wedding invitation. The incident took place when Yasir Hussain made a remark during a show hosted by Vasay Chaudhry, where Hussain

APRA demands PM Khan to allow indoor dining

KARACHI: Athar Sultan Chawla, Vice President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) and Convener All Pakistan Restaurant Association (APRA), has demanded Prime Minister Imran Khan to allow indoor dining and provide equal business opportunities without any discrimination.

Man arrested in Gujranwala over murdering 11 people

The police have arrested a man in Gujranwala on charges of murdering 11 people. The suspect had cases registered against him at multiple police stations across Punjab. He was accused of murdering five people in Bahawalnagar, three in Kamoke, and

NASA releases panorama taken by rover on Mars

MIAMI: The United States space agency NASA released a spectacular panoramic view of the landing site of the Perseverance rover on Mars. The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched down last week and the

YouTube to introduce parent-approved accounts for young teens

SAN FRANCISCO: YouTube will roll out new accounts that let tweens or young teens explore the streaming video service within boundaries set by their parents. An early version of the offering will be released in coming months, letting parents use

Ali Xeeshan becomes father of an adorable baby boy

LAHORE: Pakistani designer Ali Xeeshan has become a father of an adorable baby boy. The designer took to Instagram and shared a photo with his wife and their newborn son and wrote an English translation of a verse of Surah

Pakistan, India agree to ‘strictly observe’ ceasefire along LoC

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan and India agreed to observe a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and all other sectors after talks between the senior military officials through a hotline. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the agreement was reached after

SHC allows Saifullah Abro to contest Senate elections

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has allowed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Saifullah Abro to contest the upcoming Senate elections after he was earlier declared ineligible. Saifullah Abro had challenged the rejection of his nomination papers for the forthcoming Senate