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International Afghanistan Peace Conference starts in Moscow

International Afghanistan Peace Conference starts in Moscow

By News Desk MOSCOW:  A new round of international talks, during the International Afghanistan Peace Conference being hosted in Russia, is set to start on Friday featuring a broader scope of regional players than before. The countries including Pakistan, China, India, Iran and the Central Asian States have been invited to be a part of the conference. Additional […]

Imran Khan condemns lynching of Mardan student: ‘law of the jungle cannot prevail’

Imran Khan condemns lynching of Mardan student: ‘law of the jungle cannot prevail’

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Friday condemned the lynching of a 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan over alleged blasphemy. Khan, in a tweet said: “I am in touch with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General since last night on condemnable lynching of student in Mardan.” The PTI chief noted, “Law of […]

US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ to hit Da’ish hideouts in Afghanistan

US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ to hit Da’ish hideouts in Afghanistan

Agencies WASINGTON:  The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the “mother of all bombs”, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State (IS) militants, the military said. It was the first time this type of bomb had been used in combat and was dropped from […]

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) […]

Trump says ‘things will work out fine’ with Russia

Trump says ‘things will work out fine’ with Russia

By AFP WASHINGTON:  US President Donald Trump expressed confidence Thursday that US-Russian relations will “work out fine” after icy bilateral talks in Moscow, as he looked to China to “deal properly” with North Korea. Trump faces crucial tests in the Middle East and the Korean peninsula, with tensions building on both fronts over a suspected […]

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 […]

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