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US pushed Pakistan away, we are not your hired gun: PM Imran

US pushed Pakistan away, we are not your hired gun: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan reflected on the tumultuous bilateral relationship between Islamabad and Washington and said it was the “United States which basically pushed Pakistan away”.In an interview with The Washington Post, the premier stressed on two-dimensional ties. “Our relationship with China is not one-dimensional. It’s a trade relationship between two countries. We want a similar […]

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

DUBAI (AFP) – Persistent rain forced the third and final one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand to be abandoned Sunday, extending the Asian side s seven-year wait for a series win over the Black Caps.New Zealand, set a daunting 280-run target against a potent Pakistan bowling attack were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when rain halted […]

PTI’s Rajanpur MPA-elect Tariq Khan Dareshak passes away

PTI’s Rajanpur MPA-elect Tariq Khan Dareshak passes away

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPA-elect for PP-296 (Rajanpur), Tariq Khan Dareshak, passed away on Sunday after a battle with cardiac complications. Dareshak had been admitted to the hospital a few days ago with cardiac issues and an irregular heartbeat. With his situation deteriorating, the PTI MPA-elect had been put on a ventilator, after which he passed […]

NA Speaker and Deputy Speaker Condole the Passing away eminent scientist Dr. Ishfaq Ahmed

NA Speaker and Deputy Speaker Condole the Passing away eminent scientist Dr. Ishfaq Ahmed

Islamabad: January19, 2018: Sardar  Ayaz  Sadiq, Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker, National Assembly have condoled the passing away of eminent scientist and former head of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Ishfaq Ahmed. In their separate condolence messages to members of bereaved family,  the Speaker and Deputy Speaker expressed their  profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Dr. […]

Bil Batori of ‘Ainak Wala Jinn’ passes away

Bil Batori of ‘Ainak Wala Jinn’ passes away

Bil Batori of ‘Ainak Wala Jinn’ passes away Actress Nusrat Ara famous for her character of Bil Batori in Pakistani drama Ainak Wala Jinn has passed away today. According to media reports, the actor was admitted in Jinnah Hospital in Lahore due to respiratory issues. Nusrat had previously praised the Punjab government for lending support for her ailing health, saying, “So […]

War hero Air Marshal Azim Daudpota passes away

War hero Air Marshal Azim Daudpota passes away

           Retired Air Marshal Azim Daudpota. – Former Air Marshal Azim Daudpota, celebrated as a hero of the 1965 War, passed away Monday at the age of 84 after battling a number of illnesses, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesperson said. ─Young War Hero:  “As a courageous pilot, a sincere professional […]

Renowned stage artist Naheed Khanum passes away

Renowned stage artist Naheed Khanum passes away

By Showbiz Desk PHOTO:FILE LAHORE: Naheed Khanum – the pioneer of commercial theatre in Pakistan has passed away at a private hospital in Lahore on Thursday. The renowned writer and senior stage director had been battling diabetes and cardiac problems for the past 10 years and was 68 at the time of her death. Naheed hailed […]

Perry: ‘I prayed the gay away at my Jesus camps’

Perry: ‘I prayed the gay away at my Jesus camps’

Perry: ‘I prayed the gay away at my Jesus camps’ Katy Perry recalls her religious upbringing and says “no longer can I sit in silence” as she accepts the HRC’s National Equality Award. (March 20) AP

The fear of Hindu Rashtra: Should India’s Muslims keep away from electoral politics?

The fear of Hindu Rashtra: Should India’s Muslims keep away from electoral politics?

The fear of Hindu Rashtra: Should India’s Muslims keep away from electoral politics? AJAZ ASHRAF Four months before the Uttar Pradesh election results sent Muslims in India reeling in shock, former Rajya Sabha MP Mohammed Adeeb delivered a speech in Lucknow, which, in hindsight, might be called prescient. “If Muslims don’t wish to have the […]

Bride runs away from wedding in Ghotki, groom stages sit-in

Bride runs away from wedding in Ghotki, groom stages sit-in

GHOTKI: A bride and her family escaped from their village on the day of the wedding, leaving the groom heart-broken. The groom Bilawal from Mirzapur had married his wife Parveen 15 years ago. The marriage was to take place formally on Saturday after the girl had come of age. In a traditional ‘Watta Satta’ ceremony […]

Academy, Oscar-nominated actor John Hurt passes away

Academy, Oscar-nominated actor John Hurt passes away

Legendary actor John Hurt passed away on Saturday after battling with pancreatic cancer. He was 77. The British actor appeared in the movies Alien, Midnight Express, Nineteen Eighty-Four and Harry Potter series during a career that spanned six decades. John Hurt also worked in Midnight Express which netted the actor his first Golden Globe and BAFTA […]