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POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

POLICE LODGES FIR AGAINST RAZING OF SCHOOL BUILDING

KARACHI (Our Desk) – A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against the demolition of a school building in Soldier Bazar area on Monday. The school building was demolished in an overnight operation which led to propelled authorities to take action against the land mafia. The students of school appealed Sindh Chief Minister Syed […]

AT STRATEGIC SHOAL, CHINA ASSERTS POWER THROUGH CONTROL, AND CONCESSIONS

AT STRATEGIC SHOAL, CHINA ASSERTS POWER THROUGH CONTROL, AND CONCESSIONS

SCARBOROUGH SHOAL – Far out in the South China Sea, where dark blue meets bright turquoise, a miles-long row of fishing boats anchor near Scarborough Shoal, backed by a small armada of coastguard projecting China’s power in Asia’s most disputed waters. China still calls the shots at the prime fishing spot and has boosted its […]

OIL PRICES FIRM ON STRONG DEMAND, POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY IN SYRIA

OIL PRICES FIRM ON STRONG DEMAND, POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY IN SYRIA

SINGAPORE – Oil prices were firm on Monday, supported by strong demand and political uncertainty in Syria, although another rise in US drilling activity kept a lid on gains. Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil, were at $55.28 per barrel at 0226 GMT, up 4 cents from their last close. US West […]

Janet Jackson splits from husband of five years

Janet Jackson splits from husband of five years

DESK REPORT Three months after having their first child, Janet Jackson and her husband Wissam Al-Mana have split ways. Sources close to the couple told DailyMail, “Sadly, Janet and Wissam have decided that it wasn’t working and to go their separate ways.” Though they’ll be separated, the two have decided to co-parent their first-born, Eissa […]

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

LAND GRABBING: PUNJAB GOVT ORDERS INQUIRY OF MAIZA HAMEED’S HUSBAND

LAND GRABBING: PUNJAB GOVT ORDERS INQUIRY OF MAIZA HAMEED’S HUSBAND

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – The Punjab government has on Monday ordered investigation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maiza Hameed’s husband over land grabbing. Muhammad Umer Arshad, husband of PML-N leader Maiza Hameed is occupying 1587 canal land for the last six years near Head Islam but Canal and Revenue Departments failed to take action […]

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Our Desk The family of slain qawwal Amjad Sabri is trying to leave the country due to reservations over security. Azmat Sabri, while speaking to Dawn.com, confirmed that the family is “trying to leave Pakistan.” “We feel we are being watched,” he said, explaining why his family is relocating. He clarified that the family has […]

Parents will relate to Saba Qamar and Irrfan Khan in their new film’s trailer

Parents will relate to Saba Qamar and Irrfan Khan in their new film’s trailer

DESK REPORT The trailer for Saba Qamar’s Bollywood debut is out! Irrfan Khan took to his Facebook and shared the trailer for upcoming Hindi Medium alongside the Pakistani actor. The plot follows the journey of two parents who want their daughter to get the education they could not afford to have. The trailer reveals the […]

3 heat-packed recipes to fire up your taste buds

3 heat-packed recipes to fire up your taste buds

What would be the fate of kitchens without chilli? I can only imagine a drab culinary world; kitchens devoid of spirit, undemanding customers and dissatisfied taste buds. Thanks to the Mexicans and Christopher Columbus, the above mentioned scenario is not one we have to endure. Columbus is credited for introducing chilli to Europe, and later to […]

Toss up: Shaniera Akram

Toss up: Shaniera Akram

The wife of cricket legend Wasim Akram, a humanitarian for her foundation, a passionate activist and a full-time mother of three, takes time out to play a round of our Toss Up. Find out her biggest phobias, which food items she barely touches and what she really thinks about living in Karachi What is the […]

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan has increased its ranking by one point – currently at 124 out of 136 countries – according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Pakistan witnessed less than a million international tourists, with an average receipt per arrival estimated  at $328.3. The total receipts from […]

Carrie Fisher will appear in Star Wars Episode IX

Carrie Fisher will appear in Star Wars Episode IX

DESK REPORT Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars legacy will continue posthumously as the actor will appear as her iconic character Princess Leia in in Episode IX of the third Star Wars trilogy, reports Deadline. Carrie’s brother Todd Fisher said, “She’s as much a part of it as anything and I think her presence now is even […]