Turkish parliament backs bill boosting Erdogan powers

Turkish parliament backs bill boosting Erdogan powers

ANKARA: Turkey’s parliament early Saturday backed a controversial bill that would dramatically expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The parliament in a late-night session approved the seven final sections of the 18-article constitution and in a final vote the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) received 339 “yes” votes for the bill as […]

Azhar Ali declared fit, will lead fourth ODI in Sydney

Azhar Ali declared fit, will lead fourth ODI in Sydney

PERTH: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has been declared fit and will lead the team in the fourth ODI against Australia in Sydney. Azhar suffered a hamstring injury in the opening ODI in Brisbane and had to miss the second ODI at MCG. In his absence, veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez captained the side and top-scored to […]

Indian government grants visa to Pakistani actors

Indian government grants visa to Pakistani actors

Despite ongoing tensions with Pakistan, the Indian government issued visas to Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali on Saturday.  Ever since Indo-Pakistan relations deteriorated due to incendiary statements from political personalities from both sides as well as cross-border firing, Pakistani artists have been forced to leave India. Take for example Fawad Khan and Mahira […]

Harassment complaints increasing as working women stepping forward

Harassment complaints increasing as working women stepping forward

KARACHI: Although most women who face harassment in various forms at their workplaces are reluctant to complain because of societal norms and the fear of losing their jobs, recent statistics show that the number of complaints is gradually increasing. The data of the Sindh ombudsman for the protection against harassment of women at the workplace shows […]

More rain expected in Karachi

More rain expected in Karachi

KARACHI: The city is set to face more rain in the coming week. The Met department has forecast light rain on Tuesday and Wednesday. A new rain system is entering Balochistan from Iran, the Met department forecast stated. Rain lashed several areas of Karachi on Friday and Saturday, including II Chundrigar Road, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Airport, Malir, Sharah […]

Your Karan-Arjun have arrived: Salman, Shah Rukh reunite on Big Boss 10

Your Karan-Arjun have arrived: Salman, Shah Rukh reunite on Big Boss 10

‘Mere Karan-Arjun aengay..’ For quite a long time Sallu bhai and SRK fans have been waiting for this magical phrase to come true. So, brace yourself to behold the bromance of SRK and Dabangg’s Chulbul Panday as once again Karan-Arjun reunited on the famous Indian reality tv show Big Boss 10 which is being hosted […]

Melania Trump stuns in first lady fashion stakes

Melania Trump stuns in first lady fashion stakes

WASHINGTON: First Lady Melania Trump stunned fashion watchers by donning a sleek, off-the-shoulder cream dress with a daring thigh-high slit to dance with President Donald Trump at the inaugural balls. Her column dress, finished with a sculpted ruffle that cascaded down the front of the gown and cinched at the waist with a red ribbon, […]

Raped minor girl found in Karachi making progress: Doctors

Raped minor girl found in Karachi making progress: Doctors

KARACHI: An eight-year-old girl who was raped three days ago is gradually making progress. The girl was found in a stream in Korangi on Thursday. After medical examination, it was confirmed that the child was raped and her body bore torture marks on the hands and neck. Doctors at the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Trauma Center, […]

CPEC development work at Gwadar gets investors’ attention

CPEC development work at Gwadar gets investors’ attention

Development work for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at Gwadar is gaining momentum and receiving attention from investors. Speaking to Geo News, Collector Customs of Gwadar, Saeed Akram said local and foreign investors are showing tremendous interest in this project and several are applying for acquiring license to China Free Economic Zone Company for […]

Michelle Obama’s killer side-eye at Trump’s inauguration

Michelle Obama’s killer side-eye at Trump’s inauguration

While some Americans were not very pleased about Donald Trump’s inauguration and didn’t know how to express their feelings – much to their advantage, the former first-lady was there to convey the right emotions. The killer side-eye given by Michelle Obama has been one of the most discussed moments from Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony and […]

Shah Mehmood Qureshi takes a motorcycle ride through his constituency

Shah Mehmood Qureshi takes a motorcycle ride through his constituency

MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi took a ride though his constituency on a motorcycle. The politician stopped in several areas and asked his constituents about their thoughts on the situation in Pakistan, especially developments in the Panama Leaks case. “I have decided to meet people on my own and get their opinions,” […]

Militants blow themselves up in Jeddah: media reports

Militants blow themselves up in Jeddah: media reports

Two suspected militants blew themselves up following a confrontation with security forces in Saudi Arabia’s city of Jeddah on Saturday, Saudi media reported. Saudi security forces surrounded a house in Jeddah and exchanged fire with the men, who blew themselves up, Sabq.org, a website affiliated with the monarchy’s interior ministry, said. UAE-based Sky News Arabia […]