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Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

Four-time champion Rafael Nadal ended a three-year, seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic to reach the final of the Madrid Open. The Spaniard, 30, won 6-2 6-4 to claim his first victory over the Serb since the 2014 French Open final. Nadal improved his record on clay this year to 14-0 and will face Austrian […]

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from car in Sheikhupura

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from car in Sheikhupura

Our Desk Security forces recovered a huge quantity of weapons from a car in Kot Pindi Das area of Sheikhupura on Monday. As the Motorway police tired to stop the car, on its way from Islamabad to Lahore, the driver lost control and the car fell into a ditch, the Motorway police said. The secret […]

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 […]

Everything You Want To Know About Getting A Tattoo (& We Mean Everything)

Everything You Want To Know About Getting A Tattoo (& We Mean Everything)

Blame it on Instagram: Even people who don’t consider themselves as the tattooing kind start to crave a little ink after seeing post after post of dope designs. Between delicate and minimal options, watercolor tattoos, and crystal-clear, single-needle creations, there really is something for everyone. According to a 2016 Harris Poll, nearly half of Americans […]

Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan charged with breach of PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code by tribunal

Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan charged with breach of PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code by tribunal

Monitoring Desk Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan was charged with breach of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Code by the Anti-Corruption Tribunal (ACT) on Friday. The ACT in Lahore today charged Hasan during a preliminary hearing of the case pertaining to an ongoing probe into spot-fixing allegations which rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year. […]

Muslim woman forced to remove hijab at airport in Rome

Muslim woman forced to remove hijab at airport in Rome

By News Desk A Muslim woman said on Friday she was forced by airport security staff in Rome to remove her hijab to get on a flight to London. Aghnia Adzkia, an Indonesian citizen, also filmed her experience at Ciampino Airport where she said she faced discrimination as a Muslim since she saw the staff […]

No progress yet in case pertaining to Ghulam Qadir Marri, Zardari’s missing aide

No progress yet in case pertaining to Ghulam Qadir Marri, Zardari’s missing aide

Federal and provincial authorities chose to remain away from Friday’s proceedings in a case pertaining to Ghulam Qadir Marri’s recovery being heard by the Sindh High Court (SHC), even though they had been directed to file their respective replies in the matter by a two-judge bench hearing the case on April 11. The bench expressed […]

Gambhir wants 100 separatists killed for every slap on Indian soldier’s face

Gambhir wants 100 separatists killed for every slap on Indian soldier’s face

By News Desk NEW DELHI:  In a clear reference to a video clip of Indian security personnel being roughed up by a mob, allegedly in Indian Occupied Kashmir, Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir suggested on Thursday that for every slap on an Indian soldier face, at least 100 separatist’s lives must be taken, The Times of India (TOI) […]

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 […]

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. […]

Reshma’s son and daughter-in-law perform at Lok Virsa

Reshma’s son and daughter-in-law perform at Lok Virsa

Children of famous folk singers like Ustad Khameso Khan and Zarsanga were invited to participate in the annual Lok Mela Lok Virsa invited the children of legendary folk artists to take part in a live concert at its Open Air Theatre on Tuesday as part of its annual 10-day Lok Mela. The event was meant […]

I wanted people to be immersed in the subject of capital punishment, says Dina Mousawi

I wanted people to be immersed in the subject of capital punishment, says Dina Mousawi

Dina has directed Intezaar, a play that seeks to highlight why the moratorium on death penalty needs reinstatement The death penalty has been a controversial subject since the moratorium on it was lifted in the wake of the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar. Rights activists have long called for reinforcement of the moratorium, […]