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US shouldn’t even give Pakistan a dollar till it acts on terror

US shouldn’t even give Pakistan a dollar till it acts on terror

NEW YORK (Agencies) – US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley, on Monday, said that Pakistan should not be given  even a dollar  as it continues to harbour terrorists, who  turn around and kill American soldiers .Talking to a US magazine- The Atlantic, Haley, the first Indian-American ever appointed to a Cabinet position in […]

Finland’s ‘ode’ to a new era in libraries

Finland’s ‘ode’ to a new era in libraries

HELSINKI (AFP) – What do you give the world’s most literate country for its 100th birthday? For Finland’s politicians and public, the answer was simple: a vast, state-of-the-art library, a new “living room for the nation”.Twenty years in the planning, Helsinki’s central library officially opens on December 5 at the end of a year of […]

Trump-Putin: A rapprochement unrealized

Trump-Putin: A rapprochement unrealized

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump’s cancellation of weekend talks with his Russian counterpart is the latest in a series of collapsed efforts towards rapprochement.After having promised during his 2016 electoral campaign to mend ties with Russia, the US president faced several global disputes that made a thaw difficult.At the same time, the US special counsel’s […]

I play a high-spirited, Punjabi kuri in Kaaf Kangana: Ayesha Omar

I play a high-spirited, Punjabi kuri in Kaaf Kangana: Ayesha Omar

KARACHI:Ayesha Omar has always had a strong penchant for acting. While TV is her forte and without doubt her claim to fame, she has portrayed her big screen prowess in films such as Karachi Se Lahore and Yalghaar. Fresh off her recent hosting stint in Pepsi Battle of the Bands, Omar is now excited for the release of her […]

PM should take a U-turn to reduce inflation: Bilawal

PM should take a U-turn to reduce inflation: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has claimed that the government is weak and Prime Minister Imran Khan suffers from a sense of insecurity.Speaking on the last day (Thursday) of his five-day visit to Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), he said the PPP had fought against the dictatorial regimes of General Ziaul Haq and General (retd) […]

Crown prince a ‘red line’ in Khashoggi probe: Saudi FM

Crown prince a ‘red line’ in Khashoggi probe: Saudi FM

LONDON (AFP) – Calls for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to be held accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are a “red line”, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Wednesday.In a BBC television interview, Jubeir said any disparaging discussion about Prince Mohammed or his father, the Saudi monarch, would not be tolerated.”In […]

Opposition in a hurry to see fall of my govt: PM Imran

Opposition in a hurry to see fall of my govt: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Wednesday that the opposition parties are in a hurry to see an end to his government in order to protect their corruption.Those making noise know that they will soon end up in jails, said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman while addressing the Pakistani diaspora in Kuala Lumpur, Express News reported. Prime […]

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film casts a winning box-office spell

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film casts a winning box-office spell

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Again confirming the magic touch of J.K. Rowling, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” took in an estimated $62.2 million this weekend to lead North American box offices, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.This second Harry Potter prequel came in slightly behind the first “Fantastic Beasts” movie, which earned $74.4 million […]

Defying the odds: Stock market sell-off a blessing in disguise for value hunters

Defying the odds: Stock market sell-off a blessing in disguise for value hunters

KARACHI: Since its inception in 1968, the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) became the world’s first and most tracked global equity index to benchmark the relative attractiveness of various equity markets round the globe.MSCI has many indices and sub-indices but the most famous ones are Frontier Market (FM) and Emerging Market (EM) indices which are actively […]

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