‘Maula Jatt’ rights have been sold to Bilal Lashari and Ammara Hikmat: original writer Nasir Adeeb

‘Maula Jatt’ rights have been sold to Bilal Lashari and Ammara Hikmat: original writer Nasir Adeeb

Yesurdu Web Desk Who knew that a small-town boy, hailing from a poverty-stricken family, travelled to Lahore, and tarried outside the very film-studio he wasn’t allowed to enter then, but comfortably seats himself now at, before speaking to me of his much-awaited return. Veteran writer Nasir Adeeb, who completes his 412th film in the coming year, happens to hold the record of being the only scriptwriter in the world to have so many releases […]

One dead as British-era bridge collapses in Charsadda

One dead as British-era bridge collapses in Charsadda

SHABQADAR:  At least one person was killed and two others were injured when British-era Sardaryab Gul Abad Bridge collapsed on Friday night owing to heavy traffic. The historic bridge was constructed by Braithwaite Burn and Jessop Construction Company Calcutta in 1937 to connect Peshawar with Mardan. While confirming the incident, District Administration Charsadda told The Express […]

London may soon be connected to Tokyo via train

London may soon be connected to Tokyo via train

The Russian government has proposed an 8,400 mile rail route from London to Tokyo. The Trans-Siberian railway project includes the construction of a 28-mile bridge that would allow trains to cross the East Sea. The train would begin in London and travel through central Russia before reaching its final stop in Wakkanai, Japan. The project […]

PM Abbasi directs Railway Ministry for speedy completion of projects

PM Abbasi directs Railway Ministry for speedy completion of projects

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqam Abbasi has directed the railway minister for speedy completion of infrastructure projects and rail services, Radio Pakistan reported. PM Abbasi made these directions while chairing a meeting on Pakistan Railways affairs in Islamabad. He said the railway holds great importance for the country’s development as it changes the socio-economic scenario for the better. […]

Coded letter written by Italian nun ‘possessed by the devil’ finally translated

Coded letter written by Italian nun ‘possessed by the devil’ finally translated

A 17th century ‘letter from the devil’, written by a Sicilian nun who claimed to be possessed by Lucifer, has finally been translated thanks to the dark web, reported Daily Mail. Maria Crocifissa della Concezione wrote the coded letter at the Palma di Motechiaro convent in 1676, and claimed that the Satan had scribed it using […]

Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to displaced Rohingya inside country

Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to displaced Rohingya inside country

    YANGON: Camps will be set up to provide aid for displaced Muslims inside Rakhine state, state-backed media said Saturday, the first time in a 16-day crisis Myanmar’s government has offered any relief for Rohingya scattered by violence, many to Bangladesh. Around 270,000 Rohingya have fled since August 25 when militant attacks sent unrest churning […]

India’s first all-woman crew on around-the-globe mission

India’s first all-woman crew on around-the-globe mission

AFP   NEW DELHI:  A team of six naval officers are starting a historic and gruelling around-the-world mission on Sunday – the first circumnavigation of the globe by an Indian all-female crew.Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, who is leading the voyage which will begin in the western state of Goa, told AFP the project was “revolutionary” in bringing […]

Pregnant woman’s suicide shocks China

Pregnant woman’s suicide shocks China

BEIJING: Ma Rongrong’s labour pains were unbearable. For hours she had begged for a C-section to ease her agony. After multiple requests were refused, she jumped five floors from a hospital window in northern China to her death. Ma’s family and her doctors have blamed each other for denying her the surgery that could have eased […]

Imran urges UN to do more to end Rohingyas ‘genocide’

Imran urges UN to do more to end Rohingyas ‘genocide’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has, in an open letter to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, expressed serious concern over the ‘genocide’ of the Rohingyas in Myanmar. “We [PTI] find this continuing silence and complete inaction by the UN on the continuing plight and persecution of the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar a shameful testament […]

Indian man kills mother, feasts on her heart with ‘chutney’

Indian man kills mother, feasts on her heart with ‘chutney’

An Indian man allegedly stabs his mother to death after a fight over money, before cutting out her heart and eating it ‘with pepper and chutney’. According to MailOnline, the shocking incident occurred in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Sunil Kuchakurni, 35, visited his mother Yelava, 65, at her home to ask her for money. The […]

India’s first female WWE wrestler fights wearing shalwar kameez

India’s first female WWE wrestler fights wearing shalwar kameez

KARACHI  : Yes Urdu Desk : While WWE already has a huge following all around the world, the largest wrestling conglomerate is now on its way to bring the best talent and spread its influence even more. With the ongoing Mae Young Classic women’s tournament currently airing on WWE Network, 32 female wrestlers from several countries […]

Indian doctors remove seven teeth from month-old infant’s mouth

Indian doctors remove seven teeth from month-old infant’s mouth

By News Desk In a startling discovery and subsequent procedure, doctors in India’s Gujarat state removed seven teeth from a month-old infant. “The baby is doing fine now,” dental surgeon Dr Meet Ramatri, who carried out the operation in August told the BBC. The procedure, he said, was carried out in two stages. In the first stage, four teeth were extracted, […]

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