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‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

As dozens of world leaders arrived in Beijing to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, India refused to send an official delegation to the summit. India has maintained that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ─ is a violation […]

Everything You Want To Know About Getting A Tattoo (& We Mean Everything)

Everything You Want To Know About Getting A Tattoo (& We Mean Everything)

Blame it on Instagram: Even people who don’t consider themselves as the tattooing kind start to crave a little ink after seeing post after post of dope designs. Between delicate and minimal options, watercolor tattoos, and crystal-clear, single-needle creations, there really is something for everyone. According to a 2016 Harris Poll, nearly half of Americans […]

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

DEVAPRIYA ROY The success of Crown on Netflix has shown, yet again, the potential of the British aristocracy – as an idea – to weather in public perception all manner of progressive thinking, anti-imperial or anti-class, post-colonial or post-Church, that would blanket banish them, Sue Townsend-style, to some remote council estate or other. Apparently, the […]

Nawaz bars PML-N leaders from making controversial comments about Raheel Sharif

Nawaz bars PML-N leaders from making controversial comments about Raheel Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has barred all PML-N leaders from making any controversial statements about former army General (retd) Raheel Sharif, Radio Pakistan reported via twitter. View image on Twitter Follow Radio Pakistan @RadioPakistan #NawazSharif prohibits PML-N leaders from giving any controversial statements about General, retired, Raheel Sharif In a series of tweets earlier on […]

New York bans employers from asking job candidates about past salaries

New York bans employers from asking job candidates about past salaries

By: Web Desk. NEW YORK: The authorities in New York have banned employers from asking “the most sensitive question that any prospective employee may feel uncomfortable about. The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to approve legislation that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about what they make in their current, or made in […]

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 […]

Chinese wary about US missile system because capabilities unknown: experts

Chinese wary about US missile system because capabilities unknown: experts

REUTERS China is steadfastly opposed to the deployment of advanced US anti-missile radars in South Korea because it does not know whether the defences, intended for North Korean missiles, are capable of tracking and countering Beijing’s own nuclear program, experts say. Beijing’s resistance to the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile system put up […]

Naeemul Haque says views about Gen Kayani personal, do not reflect party’s stance

Naeemul Haque says views about Gen Kayani personal, do not reflect party’s stance

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) spokespersons Naeemul Haque on Tuesday said his comments regarding former chief of army staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and the 2013 general elections were made in a personal capacity. Appearing on Geo TV’s ‘Naya Pakistan’ on Monday night, the spokesperson had alleged that Gen Kayani had rigged the last general elections, causing […]

Salman and Katrina are ‘back together’ in Tiger Zinda Hai

Salman and Katrina are ‘back together’ in Tiger Zinda Hai

The duo are reuniting on screen after a five-year hiatus and Salman is most excited Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are reuniting on screen after five years in Tiger Zinda Hai. The sequel to Ek Tha Tiger (2012), which saw the duo perform together, will feature the two stars in lead roles; Tiger and Zoya. […]

Zayn Malik opens up about his depression

Zayn Malik opens up about his depression

Zayn Malik opens up about his depression ENTERTAINMENT Zayn Malik has always been in the news whether it’s about her relationship with supermodel Gigi Hadid or his songs. This time Zayn opened up about his battle with depression and eating disorder while telling how he overcame the situation. Troubled singer said that spending time at home […]

FO receives request about two Indian clerics

FO receives request about two Indian clerics

KARACHI: Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Thursday that an Indian request seeking assistance for the recovery of two clerics had been received. He said the request had been forwarded to the interior ministry, which is actively pursuing the matter. According to a report in the Times of India, two senior Indian clerics went […]