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DC Comics latest hero is female and Muslim

DC Comics latest hero is female and Muslim

DC Comics latest hero is female and Muslim DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow‘s latest superhero Zari, is a Muslim computer hacktivist from 2042 – a character that was also shaped up to tackle Islamophobia in America, reports The Straits Time. The character played by Iranian-American actor Tala Ashe is beyond perfect. She is all set to join heroes […]

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday said that the party would continue to support the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms even if Fazlur Rehman’s Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) does not change its stance. The JUI-F chief has vehemently opposed the Fata reforms package. […]

PM Abbasi distances himself, PML-N from Safdar’s tirade against Ahmadi community

PM Abbasi distances himself, PML-N from Safdar’s tirade against Ahmadi community

PM Abbasi distances himself, PML-N from Safdar’s tirade against Ahmadi community Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday disowned the statements made on the floor of the National Assembly by Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law retired Captain Muhammad Safdar, when he launched into a virulent tirade against Pakistan’s persecuted Ahmadi community. “Neither I nor Mian sahb or the party is […]

Gen Bajwa conveys concerns over regional instability to US

Gen Bajwa conveys concerns over regional instability to US

Gen Bajwa conveys concerns over regional instability to US Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa highlighted the concerns of Pakistan regarding peace and stability in the region in front of a delegation comprising US ambassadors and officials, military’s media wing reported. Arrording to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief […]

Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, scores missing

Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, scores missing

  HANOI:  At least 37 people were killed and another 40 are missing as floods and landslides ravaged northern and central Vietnam, disaster officials said on Thursday. Heavy rains lashed swathes of the country this week, with northern Hoa Binh province the hardest hit with 11 dead and 21 missing. “We are mobilising all forces […]

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Monitoring Desk MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave the Catalan government eight days to drop an independence bid, failing which he would suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy and rule the region directly. His move could deepen the confrontation between Madrid and the northeastern region but also signals a way out of […]

Workers of international brand H&M being ‘treated like slaves’ in Karachi factory

Workers of international brand H&M being ‘treated like slaves’ in Karachi factory

KARACHI: International apparel brand H&M’s workers in Pakistan are treated like slaves, labourers of Artistic Milliner factories recently fired for attending a rally demanding safety at work places, it has been  revealed. “We are harassed, abused and not allowed to form a union at the factory where international brands such as H&M exploit us,” Syeda Kanwal, a female […]

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal assumes charge as NAB chief

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal assumes charge as NAB chief

By News Desk Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal. PHOTO: PPI / FILE Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, took over charge of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) days after the government and opposition agreed upon his appointment as chairman of the top graft buster, Express News reported. Iqbal’s name was among a list of three – […]

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

KARACHI: After failing to trace the serial attacker, the police department has increased on Tuesday the amount of the reward money from Rs0.5 million to Rs1 million. The police department has also issued new pictures of the suspect and his motorcycle. As many as 13 women, including unmarried girls and married women, have so far become […]

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on the Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at Bilawal House on Tuesday. Minister Imdad Pitafi briefed the PPP Chairman about the pace of development works and assured that every possible efforts are being taken for timely completion of development schemes without compromising […]

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