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Mahira Khan breaks silence on picture controversy with Ranbir Kapoor

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Mahira Khan broke her silence for the very first time on her picture controversy with Ranbir Kapoor, stating that it was her personal matter.  Speaking to SAMAA TV at the launch of the trailer for her upcoming Shoaib Mansoor flick Verna, Mahira responded to the picture controversy by stating that it was…

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Taj Mahal built by traitors, says BJP ‘hate speaker’

NEW DELHI: The world-renowned Taj Mahal has been dragged into an ugly political row after its exclusion from a Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet earlier this month. First Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the famed monument does not reflect Indian culture. Now Sangeet Som, a controversial lawmaker of the ruling BJP, has said the monument was…

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Has Kangana found a powerful ally in Aamir Khan against Hrithik Roshan?

As per various media reports, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan may be leaning towards team Kangana Ranaut in her personal and legal battle with Hrithik Roshan.  Trust Aamir Khan to do what he thinks is right. As per various media reports, the Secret Superstar actor feels sympathetic towards Kangana Ranaut when she’s being boycotted by powerful members of…

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Indian woman drags man to police station after he gropes her in ATM booth

MUMBAI: A 22-year-old man was arrested recently after a woman said he had groped her inside a bank’s ATM booth in Andheri (east) on Saturday, reported Times of India. The 27-year-old woman grabbed the man, Jitendra Ede, who lives in Andheri, and took him to the Andheri police station and got him arrested. Deputy commissioner…

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Pakistan elected to UN Human Rights Council, polling 151 votes

NEW YORK: Pakistan on Monday won a key election by securing a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council when the General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on the 47-member body. “This victory is a ringing endorsement of Pakistan’s strong commitment to human rights,” an elated Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the…

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Happy 69th Birthday Hema Malini

By Omair Alavi Hema Malini is one of those actors who doesn’t age; they become more graceful with the passage of time. She made her debut in the late 60s while has been active on the scene since with occasional breaks to concentrate on her political career. On her 69th Birthday, let’s take a look…

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Sri Lanka to play third T20I in Lahore: Chairman PCB

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi said that Sri Lankan team would play the third T20 International match in Lahore, while West Indies have also agreed to play the series in Pakistan. The Chairman PCB arrived in Lahore on Sunday night after attending the meeting of International Cricket Council (ICC) in New Zealand….

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Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC to protest over ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD: The Indian Deputy High Commissioner was summoned to Foreign Office on Sunday to condemn recent ceasefire violations by the Indian forces in Kotli and Nakyal Sectors. According to the Foreign Office spokesperson, the Acting Director General for South Asia and SAARC lodged the protest against Indian ceasefire violations resulting in the shahadat of two…

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India defeat Pakistan 3-1 in Hockey Asia Cup

DHAKA: India defeated Pakistan 3-1 in the Hockey Asia Cup 2017 Pool A match on Sunday. For India, Chinglesana, Ramandeep and Harmanpreet got onto the scoresheet while Ali Shaan scored the lone goal for Pakistan. The last time India played Pakistan in a hockey match was at Hockey World League in England where the Roelant…

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Pakistan take on India in Asia Cup hockey today

Arch-rivals Pakistan and India face each other in their Asia Cup hockey tournament match at Dhaka. The green shirts will qualify for the semi finals if they emerge victorious today

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India financing terrorists in Afghanistan for terror activities in Pakistan: Zakaria

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria says India is committing ceasefire violations because it cannot digest Pakistan’s successes in the war against terrorism. In an interview with News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan, he said on one side India is financing terrorist organizations in Afghanistan to carry out terrorist activities in Pakistan, while…

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Indian police ‘snatch’ 51 cows of Muslim family

ALWAR/JAIPUR: Fifty-one cows of a Muslim family in Alwar district have been snatched, allegedly by the police, on a complaint by some Hindu activists, and handed over to a village gaushala, reported Times of India. For the past 10 days, the family has been struggling to get back its flock. Police said it had no…

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Boy, 8, embraces martyrdom in cross-border India firing

RAWALPINDI: An 8-year-old boy was killed and five others were injured on Saturday after Indian border forces resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Nikayal Sector. According to a statement issued by ISPR, the media wing of Pakistan army, Indian forces targeted civilian population in Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Balakot villages. They also…

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Unprovoked Indian shelling across LoC injures two civilians

Indian Army resorted to unprovoked intense fire in Satwal and Nikial Sectors on Saturday injuring Pakistani civilians.  Besides targeting civilian population in Tetrinote, Manwa, Satwal and Balakot villages injuring a six year old girl, Aiqa Ramzan, and 45 years old Sikandar Hussain resident of village Lanjot, Indian Army also targeted Rawalkot Poonch Crossing Point (RPCP)…

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India-Australia final T20 abandoned

HYDERABAD: The third and deciding Twenty20 international between India and Australia was abandoned without a ball being bowled after officials called off play due to a wet outfield in Hyderabad Friday. India skipper Virat Kohli and Australia’s stand-in captain David Warner shared the honours with the series ending drawn 1-1. Intermittent rain over the past…

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10 Bollywood celebrities who are still friends with their exes

Bollywood superstars are often involved in high-profile relationships, most of which end up as flings. Here are 10 Bollywood celebs who are still friends with their exes even after breaking up with them.  1. Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor They were one of the most talked-about couples in the Indian film industry. However, after breaking…

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Wet outfield delays India-Australia 3rd T20

Wet outfield due to intermittent rain in Hyderabad delayed the toss of the third and deciding Twenty20 international between India and Australia on Friday. The toss was due to take place at 6.30pm (1300 GMT), but was delayed as groundstaff worked to dry up wet patches at the Uppal Stadium. Umpires will hold an inspection…

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India’s role in Afghanistan to threaten regional stability: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: India’s controversial role in Afghanistan is not in the interest of regional stability and not acceptable to Pakistan. During a weekly press briefing, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakriya said Indian role in Afghan’s conflict can threaten regional stability. Pakistan takes this issue very seriously and has raised it on several international fora, he said….

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Aishwarya’s ex-manager saved her from Hollywood producer’s sexual advances

According to a former manager of Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai, the actress had been saved from the sexual advances of Hollywood studio boss Harvey Weinstein.  “I used to manage Indian actress Aishwarya Rai. While dealing with Harvey I found it comical how hard he tried to get Aishwarya alone. But he was a pig… looked…

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Did Khaadi just forget to include Kashmir in Pakistan’s map?

NEWS DESK: After getting exposed for its flawed labor policies, clothing brand Khaadi made yet another blunder. They printed a map of Pakistan on coasters without including Kashmir, depicting the disputed territory as part of India. Can you believe that? While Khaadi is basically known for its clothes, it also offers other lifestyle items such as…

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Shiv Sena beat Muslim man black and blue for being with Hindu woman

NEWS DESK: A hotel owner said Shiv Sena men dragged a Muslim man out of his hotel and assaulted him for being with a Hindu woman in Barmer district’s Balotra area on Thursday, reported The Indian Express. “The Muslim man and the Hindu Rajput woman had checked into a hotel in Balotra, but soon after,…

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