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Yasir Hussain’s terrible Hum Awards joke is proof desi comedians need a reality check

Yasir Hussain’s terrible Hum Awards joke is proof desi comedians need a reality check

EDITOR The comic says he’s sorry for making the joke, but this isn’t the first time jokes at award shows have been offensive The 5th annual Hum Awards held in Lahore this Saturday featured lots of high points — unfortunately, it also featured its share of lows. And one of those low points came when […]

Pakistan has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development.

Pakistan has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development.

Pakistan Government duly recognizes the importance of societal development and empowerment of people and has embarked on a broad based programme for social sector development. This was stated by the Mr. Haseeb Athar Secretary, Ministry of Education Pakistan in his country statement at the 201st Session of the UNESCO Executive Board held in Paris, France. […]

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India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

By News Desk Rejecting New Delhi’s brouhaha over the death sentencing of an Indian spy, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Saturday that India stands totally exposed on the issue of terror financing and perpetrating subversive acts in Pakistan. A Pakistani military court has recently sentenced Kulbushan Jadhav – an Indian national– to death […]

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

DESK REPORT During National Assembly proceedings this Thursday, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah was criticised by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq when he made a sexist remark about his female peers. What wasn’t immediately obvious is that Shah had the support of several female MNAs. The issue arose when Speaker Ayaz Sadiq asked women lawmakers to […]

36 ISIS fighters killed by US ‘mother of all bombs’: Afghan official

36 ISIS fighters killed by US ‘mother of all bombs’: Afghan official

Web Desk In its second major display of military might in one week, the US dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in a remote part of Afghanistan. Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in the strike in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border. The US military previously estimated ISIS had 600 […]

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life: Nasa

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life: Nasa

AFP An ice-encrusted moon orbiting Saturn appears to have the conditions necessary for life, Nasa announced Thursday, unveiling new findings made by its unmanned Cassini spacecraft. Cassini has detected hydrogen molecules in vapour plumes emanating from cracks in the surface of Enceladus, a small ocean moon coated in a thick layer of ice, the US […]

Mars spacecraft’s first missions face delays: NASA

Mars spacecraft’s first missions face delays: NASA

By AFP WASHINGTON DC:  NASA will probably delay the first two missions of its Orion deep-space capsule, being developed to send astronauts beyond earth’s orbit and eventually to Mars, the US space agency said on Thursday. A report by NASA’s Office of Inspector General cited technical as well as budget challenges. The first launch of […]

Aseefa Bhutto demands apology from Khurshid Shah over sexist remarks

Aseefa Bhutto demands apology from Khurshid Shah over sexist remarks

By News Desk Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Aseefa Bhutto has demanded Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah to tender an apology over his “sexist remarks” made in the National Assembly on Thursday. Earlier today, Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq told women in the House to “keep quiet or go outside the assembly if they wanted to continue talking.” […]

First woman on trial in Saudi Arabia over Shia protests

First woman on trial in Saudi Arabia over Shia protests

By AFP RIYADH:  The trial has begun in Saudi Arabia of the first woman accused of involvement in protests in a Shia-majority area of the kingdom, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The Okaz daily did not name the accused, but gave her age as 43. It said she is “the first woman accused of being involved […]

Turkey under Erdogan: 10 key developments

Turkey under Erdogan: 10 key developments

By AFP ISTANBUL:  Turkish voters are to decide on Sunday whether to grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expanded powers in a referendum. Here are key dates since Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power: The AKP scores its first electoral victory on November 3, 2002 after years of political instability and an […]

Science reveals why our shoelaces come undone

Science reveals why our shoelaces come undone

By AFP PARIS:  A mystery as old as laced shoes was unravelled Wednesday by experiments that reveal how shoestrings come undone when we are on the move. “The failure of the knot happens in a matter of seconds, often without warning, and is catastrophic,” scientists reported in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A. […]