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Suu Kyi to be stripped of freedom of Paris award: mayor’s office

Suu Kyi to be stripped of freedom of Paris award: mayor’s office

PARIS:Paris city will strip Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary freedom of the French capital over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, a mayor’s spokesperson said Friday.Mayor Anne Hidalgo decided to revoke the honour because of the “multiple violations of human rights recorded in Myanmar and the violence […]

Sarmad Khoosat’s next to be Punjabi film based in Lahore

Sarmad Khoosat’s next to be Punjabi film based in Lahore

KARACHI:When it comes to what works with audiences, it’s a gamble. While most directors like to play it safe, Sarmad Khoosat is all for challenging himself.His contemporary style of film-making may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but undoubtedly, the star’s narrating style is very unique and different. While Khoosat’s projects such as Manto and Akhri Station did […]

Argentina’s Macri says accusations against Saudi crown prince may be discussed at G20

Argentina’s Macri says accusations against Saudi crown prince may be discussed at G20

BUENOS AIRES:Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that accusations against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of war crimes and torture may be discussed during the G20 summit, which starts on Friday. Saudi crown prince arrives in Buenos Aires for G20 “Regarding the crown prince, who is attending this summit, Saudi Arabia is a […]

Those who laundered money abroad will be made accountable: CJP

Those who laundered money abroad will be made accountable: CJP

MANCHESTER – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday has said ‎that those who illegally transferred money abroad will be made accountable. ‎As a part of fundraising campaign for construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam, the top judge addressed a ‎ceremony in Manchester. ‎During the event, CJP Nisar said that nobody can stop Pakistan […]

By-polls for two Senate seats of Punjab will be held today

By-polls for two Senate seats of Punjab will be held today

ISLAMABAD  – By-election for two seats of Senate from Punjab, including one general and one reserved seat for women, will be held today (Thursday).The seats had fallen vacant due to de-notification of Haroon Khan and Saadia Abbasi as senators in light of a Supreme Court verdict.According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the polling will […]

Al-Azizia reference: Sharif’s statement to be recorded in presence of Kh Haris

Al-Azizia reference: Sharif’s statement to be recorded in presence of Kh Haris

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif will record his statement in Al-Azizia reference today.As per details garnered, the recording of statement has been conditioned with availability of his legal counsel Khawaja Haris.On the other hand, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor Wasiq Malik has raised objections over handing questionnaire to accused in […]

Crackdown against power theft to be launched in Punjab today

Crackdown against power theft to be launched in Punjab today

LAHORE – In an attempt to increase 20 percent in power tariff, crackdown against electricity theft and line losses will be launched in parts of Punjab in the first phase today (Friday).Teams that include electricity department, law enforcement agencies and administration personnel have been formed to impose fine on those involved in power theft.Federal Minister […]

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled in December

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled in December

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop ultra high-speed transport system will be unveiled in Los Angeles in early December with free test rides to the public, the entrepreneur announced.“The first tunnel is almost done,” Musk said on Twitter late Sunday night. “Opens Dec 10.”Responding to comments on Twitter, Musk said there would be an opening event that night […]

Article 62 (1)(f) can not be applied to every omission, non-disclosure of assets: SC

Article 62 (1)(f) can not be applied to every omission, non-disclosure of assets: SC

The Supreme Court, in its detailed verdict on the Khawaja Asif disqualification case, declared that Article 62 (1)(f) can not be applied to every omission or non-disclosure of assets.“In our view attributing dishonesty to every omission to disclose an asset and disqualify a member for life could never have been the intention of the Parliament while incorporating Article 62 […]

Inquest into Roebuck death set to be reopened – report

Inquest into Roebuck death set to be reopened – report

SYDNEY (AFP) – An inquest into the supposed suicide of renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck in South Africa in 2011 is set to be reopened, his former employer reported Monday.English-born Roebuck, 55, was covering the Test series between South Africa and Australia when he plunged to his death from the Southern Sun Hotel in Cape […]

Maula Jutt likely to be released on Eid next year

Maula Jutt likely to be released on Eid next year

(Web Desk) – The much-anticipated and much-talked about movie Maula Jutt has finally a release date. Bilal Lashari’s Maula Jatt is said to be Pakistan’s most expensive action film ever made.According to industry sources, Bilal Lashari’s movie would be released next year on the festive of Eid. But as is tradition in Pakistan, we expect Bollywood […]

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