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Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

By AFP BEIJING, CHINA:  Taiwan’s giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries. Challenges to an Asia-wide embrace of same-sex unions were highlighted by this week’s caning of two Indonesian men as punishment […]

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

Most smart parents know that too much curiosity is a bad thing. Raising a child, especially an inquisitive one, is quite a challenge. We want our child to grow up to be a practical, well-to-do individual with an aura of respect and prestige. We don’t want them to become writers, artists or — Allah-na-keray — philosophers. Here are a […]

The many reasons that people are having less sex

The many reasons that people are having less sex

  The average sex life appears to be dwindling – and it may reflect some troubling anxieties at the heart of modern society, says Simon Copland. By Simon Copland We live in one of the most sexually liberated times of human history. Access to new technologies over the past 40 years, whether it is the […]

Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

Emmanuel Macron to be sworn in as French president

Tight security is in place across Paris for the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as France’s president. Mr Macron, an independent, won a resounding victory in last weekend’s second round of voting against the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. The former investment banker had never contested an election before and only formed his centrist political movement […]

Over 400 buildings marked for demolition

Over 400 buildings marked for demolition

Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI:  The city administrators have issued eviction notices to owners of dilapidated buildings. The crumbling buildings along the drain need to be demolished to avoid any mishap, officials said. The Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation [RMC], Rawalpindi Cantonment Board [RCB] and district management have issued notices to the owners and tenants of over 400 dilapidated […]

Police bring LG reps up to speed on Local Eye

Police bring LG reps up to speed on Local Eye

Our Correspondent LAHORE:  The city administration and police came together to discuss the revolutionary Local Eye software which would promote community policing and sensetise elected representatives. The moot was held at the Al Hamra Hall on Saturday and attended by Lord Mayor Colonel (Retd) Mubashir Javed, deputy mayors, union council chairpersons and vice chairpersons, CCPO […]

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 […]