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Two children injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: FO

Two children injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: FO

Two children injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: FO Two minors were injured in “unprovoked” cross-border firing along the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday night, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a tweet. Follow M. Nafees Zakaria ✔@ForeignOfficePk Unprovoked #CFVbyIndia again targeted innocent civilians at LoC Nikial Sec […]

Misbah calls for life-time ban on players involved in PSL spot-fixing scandal

Misbah calls for life-time ban on players involved in PSL spot-fixing scandal

Misbah calls for life-time ban on players involved in PSL spot-fixing scandal Agencies Pakistan Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Sunday said that players involved in spot-fixing scandals should not be allowed to return to the field again. Speaking to the media about the recent Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing scandal, Misbah said players involved should be […]

Person in custody after incident at White House gates: Secret Service

Person in custody after incident at White House gates: Secret Service

Person in custody after incident at White House gates: Secret Service REUTERS One person was in custody after a suspicious vehicle drove up to a White House checkpoint on Saturday night, the Secret Service said, after CNN reported that the driver claimed to have a bomb. CNN, citing two law enforcement sources, said there was […]

Faryal says she thought marriage with boxer Amir Khan would be a ‘fairytale’

Faryal says she thought marriage with boxer Amir Khan would be a ‘fairytale’

Faryal says she thought marriage with boxer Amir Khan would be a ‘fairytale’ ENTERTAINMENT Looks like Faryal Makhdoom, the model wife of British boxer of Pakistani origin Amir Khan, just cannot seem to stay away from the headlines for long. Merely a few weeks after the vicious, long-running public spat between the 25-year-old Faryal and […]

Sprinter Nadia Nazeer, son killed in road accident

Sprinter Nadia Nazeer, son killed in road accident

Sprinter Nadia Nazeer, son killed in road accident Agency Nadia Nazeer holds the distinction of winning five bronze medals in international 400 metre sprints.— Screengrab Sprinter Nadia Nazeer and her five-year-old son were killed in a road accident in Punjab’s Bahawalnagar district on Saturday, DawnNews reported. Nadia was heading back to Sahiwal from a wedding […]

7 Pakistani institutions in Asia’s top 300 universities

7 Pakistani institutions in Asia’s top 300 universities

Agency The Times Higher Education’s (THE) Asia University Rankings 2017publication includes seven Pakistani institutions in the top 300, five of which are new entrants, according to a press release. Quaid-i-Azam University received the highest ranking among local institutions, placing in the 121-130 cohort, joined by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, which places in the 141-150 […]

Persistent Pakistan manage to level second match with New Zealand

Persistent Pakistan manage to level second match with New Zealand

Pakistan rallied back well to level the their second match against New Zealand at the Wellington’s National Hockey Stadium in New Zealand, a press release issued by the Pakistan Hockey Federation stated. The green shirts drew 2-2 against the hosts, and are trailing 0-1 in the five-test series. A fairly even game was played from […]

US, China to cooperate on ‘dangerous’ N.Korea situation

US, China to cooperate on ‘dangerous’ N.Korea situation

AFP US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands at the end of a joint press conference at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. ─ AFP The US and China pledged on Saturday to work together in addressing the threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear programme, as US […]

Pakistan Navy warships conduct exercises with Sri Lankan Navy during port visit

Pakistan Navy warships conduct exercises with Sri Lankan Navy during port visit

Two warships from the Pakistan Navy (PN), PNS Nasr and PNS Saif, made a port visit to Sri Lanka’s Colombo port during their overseas deployment to South East Asian countries, said a statement by the Pakistan Navy. The PN flotilla conducted exercises with Sri Lankan warships in the Indian Ocean for enhancing interoperability and operational […]

Pakistani-American couple donates $15 million to Catholic university

Pakistani-American couple donates $15 million to Catholic university

Pakistani-American couple donates $15 million to Catholic university Monitoring Desk Rafat and Zoreen Ansari at home in Granger, Indiana. ─ New York Times An American couple of Pakistani origin announced $15 million for the University of Notre Dame to create an institute that will aim to deepen knowledge of religion and seek to explain how […]

They suffer in life and become powerful after death: meet cinema’s female ghosts

They suffer in life and become powerful after death: meet cinema’s female ghosts

They suffer in life and become powerful after death: meet cinema’s female ghosts DAMINI KULKARNI Phillauri starring Anushka Sharma is the latest to explore the idea that women with terrible histories return as spirits Phillauri starring Anushka Sharma is the latest to explore the idea that women with terrible histories return as spirits With her […]

Strengthening A Fragile Democracy In Pakistan

Strengthening A Fragile Democracy In Pakistan

Strengthening A Fragile Democracy In Pakistan  Capital Flows ,   CONTRIBUTOR GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Asif Ali Zardari Mr. Zardari served as president of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013. He is now sitting chairman of the People’s Pakistani Party. Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz at the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic […]

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