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Unrest in Iran

Unrest in Iran

Mahir Ali IN THE absence of any obvious trigger, the eruption in Iran as 2017 drew to a close took everyone by surprise, providing an unexpected signpost for the new year. Given that the first protest occurred in Mashhad, a city whose political and clerical elite is implacably hostile to President Hassan Rouhani’s administration, it is fairly […]

Islamabad: 2018 declared as year of sports, Chairman Sports Board, Mohammad Hanif Abbasi

Islamabad: 2018 declared as year of sports, Chairman Sports Board, Mohammad Hanif Abbasi

By: Asghar Ali Mubarak The Chairman of the Sports Sports Board, Mohammad Hanif Abbasi, declared the year of sports for the year 2018 and said that all sports tournaments will be held next year in the history of Pakistan. Rs. Billion rupees have been allocated for sports. 70 Flood Light Cricket Grounds are being made. […]

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

“There is a systematic erosion of freedom of expression in the name of ideology and national security on the one hand and crimes against media persons are being committed with impunity on the other”. This has been stated by former President Asif Ali Zardari in a message on the international Press Freedom Day on Wednesday […]

Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh appointed SHC chief justice

Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh appointed SHC chief justice

Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh appointed SHC chief justice By COURT REPORTER KARACHI: President Mamnoon Husaain on Monday appointed Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh as the new chief justice of the Sindh Hight Court on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The senior Puisne Judge Justice Sheikh was appointed as CJ SHC after the elevation of Justice Sajjad Ali […]

Lifting ‘unofficial’ ban: Mahesh Bhatt signs Shafqat Amanat Ali for his play

Lifting ‘unofficial’ ban: Mahesh Bhatt signs Shafqat Amanat Ali for his play

Lifting ‘unofficial’ ban: Mahesh Bhatt signs Shafqat Amanat Ali for his play WDWeb Desk March 08, 2017 ENTERTAINMENT Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt has become the first person from the industry to break the unofficial ban on Pakistani artistes. He is reported to have signed Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali to sing for his play titled […]

Sara Ali Khan strikes a pose with Ranveer Singh as news of her debut goes viral

Sara Ali Khan strikes a pose with Ranveer Singh as news of her debut goes viral

Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter Sara Ali Khan seems to have some big news. The star-kid who was already making news by sharing her pictures on social media has now sparked speculations as she posed with Ranveer Singh and shared the picture on her social media. It is believed that Sara Ali Khan […]

Actor Shabnam and Liaquat Ali Khan’s biographer Roger Long will attend KLF 2017

Actor Shabnam and Liaquat Ali Khan’s biographer Roger Long will attend KLF 2017

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal and fiction writer Mustansar Hussain Tarar will be the keynote speakers on the inaugural day, Feb 10, while American philanthropist Bobby Sager and writer Mohammed Hanif will deliver keynote speeches on the closing day, Feb 12, of the three-day 8th Karachi Literature Festival at the Beach Luxury Hotel. This was announced […]

Moeen Ali, Dilshan, Roy picked in PSL replacement draft

Moeen Ali, Dilshan, Roy picked in PSL replacement draft

LAHORE: A replacement draft for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 edition was finalized here on Monday to facilitate the inclusion of replacement foreign players after some of the players picked in the original draft dropped out of the competition due to injuries, unavailability, international commitments or bans. Team managements of the PSL franchises were […]

Azhar Ali declared fit, will lead fourth ODI in Sydney

Azhar Ali declared fit, will lead fourth ODI in Sydney

PERTH: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has been declared fit and will lead the team in the fourth ODI against Australia in Sydney. Azhar suffered a hamstring injury in the opening ODI in Brisbane and had to miss the second ODI at MCG. In his absence, veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez captained the side and top-scored to […]

Fahim Hamid Ali’s paintings at exhibition in Paris

Fahim Hamid Ali’s paintings at exhibition in Paris

Embassy of Pakistan arranged an exhibition of renowned Canadian-Pakistani artist Fahim Hamid Ali here this evening. Speaking on the occasion, the ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Ghalib Iqbal said that he had observed as a diplomat working in different countries that Pakistani artists living abroad had a unique angle and approach towards arts. He […]