Politics

Bilawal Bhutto condemns putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government

Bilawal Bhutto condemns putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government

KARACHI, May 3: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto has condemned putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government through PEMRA and warned Sharif brothers to desist threatening free media. “World is celebrating Press Freedom Day and the Nawaz Sharif government is attacking media on the day” the PPP Chairman said in a statement. […]

Bilawal Bhutto condemns insulting misbehavior of PTI Minister towards PPP Woman MPA Nighat Orakzai

Bilawal Bhutto condemns insulting misbehavior of PTI Minister towards PPP Woman MPA Nighat Orakzai

KARACHI, May 2: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has condemned the insulting misbehavior of PTI Minister towards PPP Woman MPA Nighat Orakzai on the floor of Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa Assembly. In a statement issued here, the PPP Chairman made it clear that his Party won’t tolerate insult or abusive language towards womenfolk whether in Assembly […]

Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto message on World Press Freedom Day

Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto message on World Press Freedom Day

KARACHI, May 2: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that any attempt for gagging freedom of press would be tantamount to weaken democracy and encourage discrimination and disparity in the society. In his message on the World Press Freedom Day, PPP Chairman said that PPP was the pioneer of the struggle for press freedom […]

PPP calls for making inquiry report in Dawn leaks made public

PPP calls for making inquiry report in Dawn leaks made public

Islamabad April 30, 2017: The Pakistan People’s Party calls upon the government to make public the inquiry report in the so called Dawn leaks to allay a host of doubts and misgivings. In a statement Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the unceremonious sacking of Special Assistant Mr. Tariq Fatemi and Principal Information Officer Mr. […]

Rishi Kapoor bashes young Bollywood for skipping Vinod Khanna’s funeral

Rishi Kapoor bashes young Bollywood for skipping Vinod Khanna’s funeral

DESK REPORT As Bollywood mourns the death of veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away yesterday, his Amar Akbar Anthony co-star Rishi Kapoor has taken to Twitter to express his fury. Fury because the actor was upset at rising stars for skipping Khanna’s funeral in Mumbai. In a series of angry tweets, Rishi wrote, “Shameful. […]

NA unanimously condemns Mashal’s murder

NA unanimously condemns Mashal’s murder

Special corr As Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah called on lawmakers to present a united front against the “barbaric” lynching of Mardan university student Mashal Khan over alleged blasphemy, MNAs passed a unanimous resolution condemning Khan’s murder on Tuesday. The resolution called for effective measures to ensure that the […]

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 […]

You can’t judge someone’s capabilities based on the language they know, shares Saba Qamar

You can’t judge someone’s capabilities based on the language they know, shares Saba Qamar

DESK REPORT At first, all we knew about Saba Qamar’s Bollywood debut film, Hindi Medium was that “it was a little like Piku”. Now that the trailer is out, we know it tackles issues of elitism in schools. In an interview with Dawn News, the actress shed some more light on her upcoming film and […]

Syria’s Assad says chemical attack ‘100 percent fabrication’

Syria’s Assad says chemical attack ‘100 percent fabrication’

ByAFP “Definitely, 100 percent for us, it’s fabrication… Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand-in-glove with the terrorists. They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack,” Assad said Wednesday, in his first interview since American cruise missiles hit a central Syrian air base. He […]

Full-day report: Stocks slide amidst sustained selling pressure

Full-day report: Stocks slide amidst sustained selling pressure

The Pakistan Stock Exchange saw renewed selling pressure on the penultimate trading session of the week, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index losing 507 points, more than 1pc, to once again close below the 48,000 points level at 47,950.58. More than 88.6 million shares of indexed companies were traded, worth more than Rs8.37 billion. “After rallying […]

No compromise on Kulbushan Yadav’s sentence: Corps Commanders

No compromise on Kulbushan Yadav’s sentence: Corps Commanders

News Desk The Corps Commanders’ Conference maintained on Thursday that no compromise will be made on the death sentence awarded to Indian spy Kulbushan Yadav, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. The 201st conference held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) was presided over by Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa, who was briefed about […]

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.” […]