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Bollywood stars back actress who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor

Bollywood stars back actress who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Bollywood stars are speaking up against sexual harassment after allegations against a veteran actor surfaced this week, with several calling for action against perpetrators in an industry that is notorious for its exploitation of women.Tanushree Dutta, a Bollywood actress and former Miss India, said in press interviews this week that Nana Patekar, […]

Armeena Khan claps back at Boris Johnson for comparing burqa wearing Muslims to “bank robbers”

Armeena Khan claps back at Boris Johnson for comparing burqa wearing Muslims to “bank robbers”

On Sunday, British former foreign secretary Boris Johnson remarked that Muslim women wearing the burka “look like letter boxes” and compared them to “bank robbers”. And Armeena Khan’s not having any of it. The British-Pakistani actor tweeted that the former foreign secretary was restricting freedom of choice by his words and dictating what women should wear. “Yet […]

Bring back Pakistanis stranded in China immediately: Justice Nisar

Bring back Pakistanis stranded in China immediately: Justice Nisar

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday ordered Shaheen Air to bring back “immediately” Pakistani passengers stranded in the Chinese city of Guangzhou due to cancellation of the airline’s scheduled flights, DawnNewsTV reported. The apex court had taken notice of the issue on Thursday following media reports that as many as 300 Pakistanis — some of whose […]

Why Pakistan is back in trouble with balance of payment

Why Pakistan is back in trouble with balance of payment

The Pakistani rupee is under pressure, having depreciated 15 per cent against the dollar over the last seven months. Pakistan’s net international reserves are negative now while the country continues to run a very high current account deficit of over five per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The demand for dollars for imports, loan […]

Fardeen Khan claps back at trolls with weight loss transformation

Fardeen Khan claps back at trolls with weight loss transformation

Two years ago Fardeen Khan was trolled for having gained weight to the point that he was unrecognisable. He wrote that he’s “living the happiest chapter thus far with lbs to show for it.” And added, “Happy to have been the weekends entertainment for all you trollers. If you have had enough fun please take the time […]

President Mamnoon back home after four-day Tajikistan visit

President Mamnoon back home after four-day Tajikistan visit

ISLAMABAD;President Mamnoon Hussain returned here Thursday on completion of his four-day official visit to Tajikistan. During the visit, the President met with Tajik leadership and discussed ways to further strengthen the bilateral ties in diverse areas. He also addressed an international conference on “International Decade of Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-28.” On the sidelines […]

Trump says would back both House immigration bills as separation crisis grows

Trump says would back both House immigration bills as separation crisis grows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration’s separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Representative Mark Meadows said Trump told Republican members of the […]

Urwa Hocane claps back at Veere Di Wedding star for calling Pakistan a ‘failing state’

Urwa Hocane claps back at Veere Di Wedding star for calling Pakistan a ‘failing state’

Swara Bhasker clearly did not learn anything from Saif Ali Khan’s 2015 blunder, but it’s okay we’ve got Urwa to school her. In a recent interview with CNN News18, film critic Rajeev Masand asked the Veere Di Wedding star about the ban of their film in PakistanShe responded by calling the country a ‘failing state’. “For some reason I […]

Karachi: Abandoned mothers long for a chance to be back home for iftar

Karachi: Abandoned mothers long for a chance to be back home for iftar

Old age women in Karachi’s nursing homes spend their days waiting to hear from their families and loved ones. And that longing increases ever more during the month of Ramazan.The silent plight of these mothers reflect the sense of abandonment from their families especially in the month of Ramazan when families come together to fast […]

CJP directs Ahmer Bilal Soofi to assist court in bringing back Husain Haqqani

CJP directs Ahmer Bilal Soofi to assist court in bringing back Husain Haqqani

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar appointed noted international law expert and former federal law minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in the Memogate case. Hearing the case against Pakistan’s former ambassador in the US, Husain Haqqani, in the Supreme Court today, the chief justice observed, “I have heard that […]