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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 […]

Smuggling ring helped Pakistanis, Afghans illegally enter US

Smuggling ring helped Pakistanis, Afghans illegally enter US

Web Desk A human smuggling ring that helped people from Pakistan and Afghanistan illegally enter the US was publicly revealed after the ring’s Brazil contact pleaded guilty in court, reported The Washington Post. Sharafat Ali Khan, a Pakistani national and a permanent resident of Brazil, pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington. The ring helped […]

India says will ‘explore all options’ to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back

India says will ‘explore all options’ to bring spy Kulbhushan Jhadav back

By: Web Desk NEW DELHI: Spokesperson India’s Ministry for External Affairs Gopal Baglay resents that Government of Pakistan has denied over a dozen requests sent by the India seeking consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav – spy who was awarded death sentence in Pakistan a year after arrest over espionage and facilitating terrorism. Addressing a presser on […]

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

By News Desk Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) fined on Thursday two private news channels for “airing baseless news” against the Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja. “In a complaint filed by IGP Sindh AD Khawaja, Pemra Council of Complaints meeting recommended to impose a fine of Rs 200,000 and Rs 300,000 […]

Jude Law will play young Albus Dumbledore in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Jude Law will play young Albus Dumbledore in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

British actor Jude Law has been cast to play a young version of Hogwarts’ venerable headmaster Albus Dumbledore, a key character in the second film of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts movie spinoff, Warner Bros. said on Wednesday. Law, 44, best known for his role as Dr. John Watson in the Sherlock Holmes action movies, will […]

With Thar coal project, Pakistan is harnessing the dirtiest energy

With Thar coal project, Pakistan is harnessing the dirtiest energy

Leaders from around the world had gathered in Paris to sign a landmark agreement on climate change in late 2015. On the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his fellow heads of states that Pakistan was committed to the cause of reducing global emissions, which are heating up the planet and triggering changes in the […]

Punjab Rangers warn against use of private security guards

Punjab Rangers warn against use of private security guards

The Punjab Rangers on Thursday warned that the display of weapons and the employment of security guards for personal safety are illegal under the National Action Plan (NAP). “It follows that only security personnel of registered government institutions will be deployed,” Punjab Rangers Col Amjad Iqbal said during a press briefing. He added that Pakistan […]

Sargodha man planned to take children to Norway to film pornographic videos: FIA

Sargodha man planned to take children to Norway to film pornographic videos: FIA

Web Desk   A man who was arrested on Tuesday in a child pornography bust in Sargodha had planned on travelling to Norway with children from his town to produce pornographic content, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told Dawn.comon Thursday. Saadat Amin had asked one James Lindstorm, his main client in Norway, to arrange for […]

SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

SHC extends interim order restricting Sindh govt from removing IGP A.D. Khawaja

Special Corr The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday extended until April 19 an interim order restraining the provincial government from removing Inspector General Police (IGP) AD Khawaja from his post. A two-member SHC bench headed by Justice Munib Akhtar put off the hearing as the applicant’s counsel failed to turn up due to an […]

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 […]

Foreign officials to be given visas only after full documentation: interior ministry

Foreign officials to be given visas only after full documentation: interior ministry

Our Desk The interior ministry on Thursday ordered all relevant government departments to strictly follow immigration rules pertaining to the entry, exit and stay of all foreign officials in Pakistan. In a meeting chaired by Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar, it was decided that all departments, including Civil Aviation, Immigration, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

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 […]

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