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Happy Birthday Danish Taimoor: A brief profile of the actor

KARACHI: Renowned Pakistani TV and film actor Danish Taimoor turns 35 today (Friday). With a string of hit drama serials to his name and a couple of movies under his belt as well, the actor is a force to be reckoned with in the world of Pakistani showbiz.  Danish Taimoor is an actor worth his…

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Mahira Khan looks gorgeous in these pictures at the beach

NEWS DESK: Pakistani beauty Mahira Khan recently posted pictures of some family time she recently spent with her son at French Beach. She posted the pictures on Instagram. She captioned the images “#everythingthelighttouches”. In one of the pictures, she can be seen riding a horse while her son is seated on another one. She can…

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Statistics released by SBP tell that every Pakistani owes Rs 130,000

KARACHI: As per the latest figures released by the State Bank of Pakistan on Friday, every Pakistani is now indebted by Rs 130,000.  The debt situation of Pakistan continues to increase at an alarming rate as the latest figures and statistics released by the State Bank of Pakistan indicate. Pakistan’s total debt has increased to…

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Amir Khan calls Farooq Sattar a ‘cheat’ in Samaa program

KARACHI: Senior MQM leader Amir Khan on Thursday leveled serious allegations against MQM-P chief Dr Farooq Sattar, calling him a cheat.  Speaking to Samaa anchor Shehzad Iqbal, Dr Farooq Sattar admitted that he had made the biggest mistake of his life which was as a result of his foolishness. “I’m admitting that I made the…

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Chocolate Festival: Bars, cakes and even fountains enthrall Karachiites

KARACHI: Mouthwatering chocolate cakes, beans, bars and even fountains were displayed at a recent event held at a hotel in the city on Thursday as part of the three-day Belgian Chocolate Festival.  Scores of people attended the event, marveling at the display of chocolate cakes, beans, fountains and bars that were hand-crafted by the Belgian…

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In a nutshell: Pakistan has a long way to go to achieve gender equality

A recent UN report highlighted the dismal condition of women in Pakistan and disclosed how females in the country are suffer from early marriages, malnutrition and illiteracy.  Pakistan has a long way to go as far as ensuring that every woman in the country gets access to health, education and the basic necessities of life….

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Indian Army is the most cowardly force in the world: Azad Kashmir PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider said on Thursday that the Indian Army was the most cowardly force in the world.  Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Farooq Haider said that since 1998 the Indian Army has been targeting innocent civilians across the Line of Control. “I must salute the brave…

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Pakistan not to bow to IMF dictates: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani Thursday said Pakistan was an independent state and would not bow before the dictates of International Monetary Fund (IMF) or any other international financial institution. Referring to an IMF report, he said interference in the internal affairs of Pakistan on the part of IMF and other financial institutions with…

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Here’s how Pakistanis can get good character certificate for UAE work visa

DUBAI: The UAE government recently made good character certificates mandatory for getting a work visa in the country. As per a decision of the Council of Ministers No. (1/8) of 2017, which has been adopted recently by the Dubai Police Coordination Committee, the applicant should provide the certificate from the home country or from the…

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ATC remands 4 bone-marrow scam accused in police custody

HAFIZABAD: All four accused involved in the bone-marrow/ fluid/blood extraction scandal were produced in the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Gujranwala and remanded in the police custody for 11 days. The accused include Sajid, Muhammad Aslam Hunjra, Irfan and ring leader Nadeem Iqbal. Meanwhile, a committee formed by Punjab Chief Minister, has started an inquiry. SSP Range…

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Supreme Court issues arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued arrest warrants for former ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, on Thursday.  A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar conducted proceedings of the Memo commission case during which the apex court passed the order. DG FIA Bashir Memon assured the court that he would take…

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149th death anniversary of Mirza Ghalib observed

ISLAMABAD: The 149th death anniversary of classical Urdu and Persian poet Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib was observed on Thursday throughout the country with tributes paid to his selfless contribution in Urdu literature. According to a private news channel, Ghalib was born on December 27, 1796 in the city of Akbarabad (present Agra). He was an…

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Shehbaz Sharif lashes out at Imran, Zardari in Burewala rally

BURANWALA: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif lashed out at PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari in PML-N’s power show today (Thursday) at Burewala. Shehbaz Sharif was addressing a large rally at Burewala with scores of PML-N workers and supporters gathered with flags to welcome the Punjab chief minister. “In the upcoming…

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Video: Syed Noor, Saima finally address separation rumours

LAHORE: Pakistani director Syed Noor and his wife Saima denied rumours that they were separating from each other.  Syed Noor said in the video message that normally him and his wife keep away from such rumours on social media since he considers them below his dignity to answer. “However, a couple of websites and channels…

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Maryam reacts to NAB’s recommendation to place her name on ECL

ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz reacted to NAB’s recommendation to the Interior Ministry to have her, Nawaz Sharif and Captain (r) Safdar’s names placed on the Exit-Control List.  Speaking to media personnel, Maryam said that the names of those who had played with the law should be placed on the ECL. “We returned from abroad to face…

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SHOCKING: 23,000 Punjab police personnel suffering from serious illnesses

LAHORE: IG Punjab on Thursday confirmed that as many as 23,000 personnel of Punjab Police force are suffering from serious illnesses, SAMAA TV reported.  These figures were revealed during the past month’s screenings and medical tests in which it was disclosed that extensive working hours, lack of rest and mental pressure are the main reasons…

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Inzamam says ‘too many T20 matches’ damaging cricket

LAHORE: Chief Selector of the Pakistan cricket team Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that cricket is suffering due to too many Twenty20 fixtures, Samaa reported. Speaking on Thursday, Haq stressed that club level cricket has to be promoting in the country. “It boosts the skills of the players,” he said. The Chief Selector of the team went…

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Imran: Govt failed to counter Indian narrative against Pakistan

NEWS DESK: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan launched yet another tirade against former PM Nawaz Sharif’s party, Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), on Twitter, blaming the government for failing to “counter the Indian narrative against Pakistan”. He wrote: “Shocking how PMLN govt has failed to counter the Indian narrative against Pak in the…

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Zainab rape-and-murder case: SC to announce decision on February 17

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan reserved its decision pertaining to the Zainab rape-and-murder case on Thursday which will be announced by the apex court on February 17.  According to details, the Zainab murder-and-rape case trial has concluded. As many as 33 witnesses have recorded their statements. Suspect Imran Ali has already confessed to his…

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Video: Nawaz Sharif arrives with protocol at accountability court

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the accountability court on Thursday for a NAB hearing with full protocol.  Two references against the former prime minister were filed by NAB yesterday after the bureau wrote to the Interior Ministry to place the names of Maryam, Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar on the Exit-Control List.

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Citizens suffer due to Buranwala lockdown ahead of CM Punjab’s visit

BURANWALA: Residents of Buranwala had to suffer due to stringent security measures taken by law enforcement personnel ahead of Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit, on Thursday. Strict security measures were in place a couple of hours well before the chief minister was to arrive at Buranwala Tehsil. All important routes of the city were blocked…

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