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Police arrests customs employees for selling liquor bottles

KARACHI: Police have arrested two employees of the Customs department for selling the liquor bottles which were seized by their department.  Sindh police have arrested two employees of Pakistan Customs Authority on Friday morning. They are accused of bootlegging, police

Shahid Khaqan receives parole on humanitarian grounds

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday ordered to release former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on parole to participate in funeral prayers of his uncle. The accountability court Islamabad heard the petition filed by the sister of Shahid Khaqan Abbassi,

ODIs should be top priority of players: Miandad

ISLAMABAD: Javed Miandad has asked Sri Lankan Cricket Board to penalize the players who have prioritized foreign T20 leagues over international matches. Javed Miandad, former Captain of Pakistan’s cricket team, has said during an interview with APP that it would

IMF delegation reaches Pakistan to hold discussion

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation reached Pakistan on Monday for a series of meetings with top officials. The IMF’s director of the Middle East and Central Asia, Jihad Azour will head the delegation. The team will meet Prime

Landowner arrested for injuring minor labourer in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: The Police have arrested a landowner who resides in Adhurai village on Monday as he allegedly injured a minor labourer for demanding his wages. The victim Ehtisham was a 14-year-old boy, he told the police that his employer, Mohammad

Data reveals over 20 lakh Pakistani women don’t own NIC

ISLAMABAD: In a newly collected data compiled by a non-profit organization has revealed over 20 lakh women residing in Pakistan do not own citizenship. According to an Islamabad-based organization, the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) over 20 lakh

SBP penalizes banks for flouting anti-money laundering laws

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has penalized 10 banks for ignoring anti-money laundering laws. This decision came at the time when the Financial Action Task Force is finalizing a draft to decide Pakistani economy’s fate.  “Monetary penalty was imposed

Hajra Bibi: A woman determined to fight Pakistan’s period taboo

Buni: Women in rural Pakistan are stitching sanitary pads in hopes of aiding female hygiene and breaking the period taboo. Hajra Bibi, one of the 80 women trained by Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP), an NGO working with UNICEF,

IoK issue: Pakistan turnsdown backdoor diplomacy with India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has turned down the request by most of the countries to resolve tension with India over Kashmir issue through backdoor diplomacy. Earlier, some of the prominent countries including certain Muslim state requested Pakistan to engage in backdoor diplomacy

Pakistan’s Lal Kabootar is officially going to Oscars

A thriller based on crimes in Karachi, Laal Kabootar, has now been officially chosen as Pakistan’s submission for the upcoming Academy Awards, Oscars 2020. Laal Kabootar was a joint venture of Geo Films and Nehr Ghar Films. The action-packed crime

Top 5 jaw dropping space facts that will make you look smarter

When you look at stars, what do you wonder? does not the vastness of sky amazes you? and makes you think how come are we the alone species on this planet? Let’s discuss the 5 jaw-dropping facts about the space.

Ghotki Blasphemy: Case registered against group for vandalizing temple

GHOTKI: A case against a group of people who vandalized a Hindu temple after an alleged case against school principal committing blasphemy has been lodged on Monday. The case was registered against a school principal for allegedly committing blasphemy. The

Pakistan ready to send first astronaut in space by 2022: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said in an interview on Sunday that Pakistan is ready to send its first astronaut in space by 2022. It was during his interview with a private news channel

UN, Trump may play role in Kashmir issue: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has urged United States President Donald Trump and United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to play their constructive role in the resolution of Kashmir. Shah Mehmood Qureshi that UNSC and US President Trump should play

World celebrates International Day of Ozone Layer

New York: The world celebrates the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on Monday.  Ozone Layer works as an important shield surrounding the Earth’s atmosphere, which saves the planet from the harmful ultraviolet radiation (UV) rays from

Rain expected in parts of country in next 24 hours: PMD

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday forecast rain expected in some parts of the country during the next 24 hours. According to PMD, it is likely to receive heavy rains and thunderstorms at some places in Hazara, Rawalpindi,

IMF delegation to arrive in Pakistan today

Islamabad: A high-level delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will arrive in Pakistan today. According to sources, the delegation will be led by the IMF Director for the Middle East and Central Asian Jihad. It will also include the

Govt will expose Indian atrocities to world, says Zulfi Bukhari

NEW YORK: Special Aide to the prime minister , Zulfi Bukhari has said that the government will expose Indian premier Narendra Modi’s atrocious acts in occupied Kashmir to the world. While talking in a reception hosted in New York, Zulfi

SBP to announce new Monetary Policy today

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will announce Monetary Policy for the next two months on Monday. A statement said, “The monetary policy committee (MPC) of the central bank will meet today at SBP Karachi to decide about Monetary

Kashmir under complete lock down for over a month

SRINAGAR: The situation in the Valley of Kashmir is aggravating as the Kashmir region is still under complete lockdown. The curfew was imposed on August 5th when India revoked Article 370, which guaranteed autonomy to the Kashmiri population under Indian

Govt expects Rs1,000bn in non-tax revenue: Hafeez Shaikh

Islamabad: Adviser to Prime Minister on Financial Affair, Hafeez Shaikh has said on Sunday that government is looking at more than Rs.1000 billion in non-tax revenue in the upcoming year. Hafeez Shaikh was talking to the press in Islamabad where

Ghotki: Riots breakout over blasphemy allegation

GHOTKI: The situation in the city deteriorated when a Hindu school principal was accused of committing blasphemy by one of the student’s father.  The situation in the city deteriorated after police filed an F.I.R against a school principal for allegedly

‘Blaming Iran won’t end disaster,’ says Iranian Foreign Minister

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zaraf on Sunday replied to US Secretary of the State Mike Pompeo, who earlier accused Iran of launching attacks at Saudi Arabia’s Aramco facility, that blaming Iran of attacks will not put an end to

Police tries to disperse demonstrators by using water cannon in Karachi

KARACHI: The removed teachers from across the Sindh were protesting against their removal from the official positions. Police charged baton and tear gas to disperse the demonstrators when they tried to reach CM house. The protestors, mainly the teachers from

Road accident kills four in Islamabad

Islamabad: Speeding car lost control and rammed into a tree on Sunday morning killing four people in the capital. In the wee hours of Sunday, a speeding car lost control and killing all the four people on board. The accident

5 health benefits of consuming oranges this winter

We all know the benefits of replacing processed food with natural Earth candies. Consuming orange has its benefits, it is packed with vitamins and minerals. Let’s discuss the five health benefits of eating oranges this winter.        

Dengue outbreak affects 1499 in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: District health department has confirmed that 1499 patients have been infected by the mosquito-borne dengue.  A detailed report of the epidemic hit has been forwarded to the Punjab Government. The dengue outbreak has affected 1499 patients in Rawalpindi. Whereas,

Plundering in guise of democracy violation of people’s rights: Buzdar

LAHORE: Sardar Usman Budar, Chief Minister of Punjab has said on Sunday that garbing wealth and plundering resources under the guise of democracy is not the definition of people’s rule. CM Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar about the International Day of

PIA’s flight to Jeddah makes emergency landing at Lahore Airport

LAHORE: PIA flight PK-759 was bound to reach Jeddah with 200 passengers on board but was forced to make an emergency landing at Lahore International Airport due to technical fault. A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore to Jeddah