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King Abdullah awards Gen Qamar with Jordan’s top military honour

King Abdullah awards Gen Qamar with Jordan’s top military honour

The king of Jordan Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussainon has awarded Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa with ‘Order of the Military Merit’ in recognition of his services for improving bilateral defence and security relations.“General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reached Jordan on a three-day visit,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on […]

It was not possible to change the dates of Hum Awards: Hum TV

It was not possible to change the dates of Hum Awards: Hum TV

A lot has been said about celebrities like Mahira Khan and Yasir Hussain who were spotted flying out to Toronto for the Hum Awards 2018 just two days before Pakistan’s general elections. Their colleagues and fans have criticised them for neglecting their civic duty to vote; however, the stars have explained their departure citing unavoidable […]

Squash legend Jahangir Khan recognised for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ at Asian Awards

Squash legend Jahangir Khan recognised for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ at Asian Awards

Pakistan’s squash legend Jahangir Khan, who won a record-breaking 555 consecutive competitive matches, was honoured with the Outstanding Achievement in Sport Award at the 8th edition of the Asian Awards held in London. Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Jahangir Khan became World Amateur Squash Champion at the age of just 15; but it was only the start of […]

Supreme Court of Pakistan awards one-month jail term and a fine of Rs50, 000 to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case

Supreme Court of Pakistan awards one-month jail term and a fine of Rs50, 000 to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case

Supreme Court of Pakistan awards one-month jail term and a fine of Rs50, 000 to Nehal Hashmi in contempt case ISLAMABAD: (ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday announced its reserved verdict in a contempt case against Senator Nehal Hashmi, awarding him one-month jail term and a fine of Rs 50,000. The […]

Yasir Hussain’s terrible Hum Awards joke is proof desi comedians need a reality check

Yasir Hussain’s terrible Hum Awards joke is proof desi comedians need a reality check

EDITOR The comic says he’s sorry for making the joke, but this isn’t the first time jokes at award shows have been offensive The 5th annual Hum Awards held in Lahore this Saturday featured lots of high points — unfortunately, it also featured its share of lows. And one of those low points came when […]