Dr Shamshad Akhtar elected as first female PSX chairperson

KARACHI: Dr Shamshad Akhtar has been unanimously elected as first female chairperson of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). This is for the first time in the 73 year history that a woman chairperson has been elected on the PSX Board of

Another suspect arrested over female student’s death in Lahore

LAHORE: Police have arrested another suspect in the case of a female student whose body was dumped outside the emergency ward of a hospital in Lahore. Police arrested a suspect named Owais in the case after getting his information from

Female journalists demand govt act against online threats, harassment

ISLAMABAD: Women journalists in Pakistan have come together and released a joint statement calling upon authorities to end impunity against attacks on women in media in Pakistan. The joint statement deplores the attacks through social media directed at women journalists

Tennis star Osaka becomes highest-paid female athlete

NEW YORK: Tennis star Naomi Osaka earned $37.4 million last year, a record for a female athlete, surpassing American great Serena Williams. According to the coveted Forbes magazine, the previous record was fellow tennis player Maria Sharapova’s $29.7 million in

Greece’s first female president sworn in

ATHENS: Greece’s first female president, a former high court judge, was formally sworn in office on Friday, nearly two months after the country’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to elect her. The swearing-in ceremony for Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, 63, took place in an

Trump congratulates female astronaut for breaking world record

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday has congratulated female astronaut on breaking the world record and said, ” I welcome Christina Koch to Earth.” In his message on social networking website Twitter, US President Donald Trump said astronaut Christina

Pakistan’s female peacekeepers awarded UN Medal in Congo

KINSHASA: Members of the first-ever Pakistani Female Engagement Team (FET) deployed with the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) have been awarded the UN Medal. This team of 15 female officers, who serve at

Japanese billionaire seeks girlfriend for trip around moon

TOKYO: Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire, is searching for a “special girl” to join him on Elon Musk’s project around the moon. Zozo’s founder, the largest online fashion retailer in Japan, asked women interested in joining him on Musk’s Big

Female vet’s body burnt after rape-murder in Indian city

HYDERABAD: As anger mounted across the country after the brutal murder of a veterinary doctor, who was also allegedly sexually assaulted, hundred of residents erupted in protest over the latest gruesome incident to shock India. Baton-wielding police pushed back crowds

US makes history with first all-female spacewalk

MIAMI: US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk Friday, a historic milestone as NASA prepares to send the first woman to the Moon. The mission was originally planned for earlier

Female student shot dead in Karachi during mugging attempt

KARACHI: A female university student was shot dead on Thursday during an incident of suspected mugging in Karachi. The victim identified as Misbah as a third-year student at Hamdard University. She was sitting with her father in their car while