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Lal Masjid cleric announces another controversial event

Lal Masjid cleric announces another controversial event

Our Desk   ISLAMABAD:  Abdul Aziz, the controversial Lal Masjid cleric, has announced that there would be a public gathering at the mosque on July 7 to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2007 military operation there in which around 150 people were killed. The announcement came weeks after authorities had stopped the firebrand cleric and the […]

Karachi braves another hot day as mercury shoots to 42°C

Karachi braves another hot day as mercury shoots to 42°C

KARACHI: As Karachi continued to sizzle at 42 degrees centigrade, hot and dry weather gripped entire Sindh on Tuesday with Dadu and Nawabshah becoming the hottest places in the country where the mercury rose to 46 degrees Celsius. While no heatstroke case was reported in Karachi, some 22 people fell unconscious in various areas of […]

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

LAKKI MARWAT: One child has been killed while another was left with serious injuries after a hand-grenade detonated in a village in Lakki Marwat on Thursday. The incident took place in the village of Gandi Khan which falls in the Sarai Naurang police jurisdiction. A police official confirmed the news to The Express Tribune. According to […]

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is yet another Bollywood movie that glorifies stalking

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is yet another Bollywood movie that glorifies stalking

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is yet another Bollywood movie that glorifies stalking SALIMA FEERASTA LIFESTYLE CONTRIBUTOR Not to mention even as it aims to upend gender stereotypes, the movie is deeply sexist and reactionary A straightforward rom-com would honestly have been more fun. Badrinath Ki Dulhania is not your average light-hearted romantic comedy nor is it […]

Bangladesh arrests another plotter behind cafe siege

Bangladesh arrests another plotter behind cafe siege

DHAKA: Bangladesh police Saturday said they have arrested an extremist accused of being one of the “masterminds” of last year´s deadly siege at a Dhaka cafe where 22 hostages were killed. A police spokesman said Jahangir Alam was detained Friday night by counter-terrorism forces in Elenga, a town some 120 kilometres (63 miles) north of […]

Bangladesh arrests another plotter behind cafe siege

Bangladesh arrests another plotter behind cafe siege

DHAKA (Yes News) – Bangladeshi police Saturday said they have arrested an extremist accused of being one of the “masterminds” of last year’s deadly siege at a Dhaka cafe where 22 hostages were killed. A police spokesman said Jahangir Alam was detained Friday night by counter-terrorism forces in Elenga, a town some 120 kilometres (63 […]

Another activist missing?

Another activist missing?

ISLAMABAD: Another activist, Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan (CPAP) President Samar Abbas has reportedly gone missing from the federal capital. Mr Abbas is an activist based in Karachi who belongs to various forums that have been raising their voice voicing against atrocities committed against minority groups in the country. He recently participated in the Clean Karachi […]