SC may summon PM in Panama case if need arises

SC may summon PM in Panama case if need arises

ISLAMABAD: A five-member bench led by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing the Panama Leaks case on Tuesday. Counsel for Jamat-e-Islami Taufeeq Asif and his assistant Sheikh Ahsan-ud-Din completed their arguments. During the proceedings the judges expressed their displeasure when the JI counsel made an incorrect reference to Syed Zafar Ali Shah case. Justice Sheikh […]

Trump to target Obama’s climate initiatives: White House website

Trump to target Obama’s climate initiatives: White House website

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration is committed to eliminating Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and other environmental initiatives to help boost the oil and gas industry, according to a statement posted on the White House website on Friday. The announcement echoed pledges Trump frequently made during his campaign to become US president, but their appearance on […]

Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he wants relations with the United States to be “stronger than ever” after Donald Trump becomes president. Netanyahu congratulated his “friend” Trump in a tweet before his inauguration, saying he was looking forward “to working closely with you to make the alliance between Israel & USA […]

Gambia’s Jammeh agrees to go into exile as regional troops mass

Gambia’s Jammeh agrees to go into exile as regional troops mass

BANJUL/DAKAR: Gambia’s long-time ruler Yahya Jammeh, who refused to accept his election defeat last month, has agreed to go into exile, a senior adviser to new President Adama Barrow said on Friday, but talks to finalise the deal were holding up his exit. Regional armies, who entered Gambia late on Thursday, were meanwhile poised to […]

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, […]