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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 […]

Elections To Be Held on Time: Marriyuam Aurangzeb

Elections To Be Held on Time: Marriyuam Aurangzeb

Lahore: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb ruled out any rifts among the PML-N ranks. Addressing an Iftar dinner in honour of senior journalists from the print and electronic media in Lahore, the Minister said that PML-N has successfully implemented its manifesto of public service.The Minister said next general elections will be held on […]

BMW to be first foreign firm to test self-driving car in China

BMW to be first foreign firm to test self-driving car in China

Shanghai has granted BMW a licence for self-driving car testing, setting up the German luxury brand to become the first foreign automaker to test autonomous vehicles on the road in China. As global car giants race for an advantage in the world’s largest car market, the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Information Technology awarded the […]

Media can be effective tool to bridge gap among nations: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb

Media can be effective tool to bridge gap among nations: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb

By:Asghar Ali Mubarak The Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said media could be an effective tool in bridging the gaps and catering to the appetite for peace and stability among the nations having tense borders. The minister said there was great craving for peace among the countries and dialogue was the key in […]

Malaysia’s Mahathir expects to be sworn in within hours

Malaysia’s Mahathir expects to be sworn in within hours

Malaysian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, said Thursday he expects to be sworn in as prime minister within hours, quelling concerns around the succession after his stunning win over the scandal-plagued coalition that has ruled for six decades. In a huge political upset, Mahathir’s opposition alliance ended the hold on power of the Barisan Nasional (BN) […]

Zidane hopeful Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final

Zidane hopeful Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final

BARCELONA: Zinedine Zidane is optimistic Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit for the Champions League final against Liverpool despite Real Madrid´s star player going off injured against Barcelona on Sunday. Ronaldo appeared to sustain a knock to his ankle as he bundled home a 14th-minute equaliser for Real at the Camp Nou. The striker played on […]

Is ‘new Pakistan’ going to be realized through hypocrisy? asks Nawaz

Is ‘new Pakistan’ going to be realized through hypocrisy? asks Nawaz

Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) founder Nawaz Sharif has criticized his opponent Imran Khan by asking if ‘new Pakistan’ is going to be realized through hypocrisy and lies.Talking to party workers, Nawaz Sharif said that they need not fret in case of his arrest and stand firmly in face of adversity. He asked them to stay […]

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

At home, President Buhari faces multiple security challenges, including the nine-year-old insurgency by Boko Haram jihadists in the north-east, and mounting insecurity in the middle belt. So fighting terrorism is a priority for both administrations, our correspondent adds. The White House has sold 12 counter insurgency aircraft worth $496m (£360m) to Nigeria to help in […]

Pakistan’s qawwali music fights to be heard after Amjad Sabri’s death

Pakistan’s qawwali music fights to be heard after Amjad Sabri’s death

(AFP) – Nearly two years after Pakistan’s foremost qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was gunned down in Karachi, the devotional music of Islam’s Sufi mystical sect is struggling to survive, as fears of sectarianism and modern pressures slowly drown out its powerfully hypnotic strains. Thousands poured into the streets near Sabri’s family home after his death […]

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General

“Civilians have to be protected wherever they are, whether it is in Gaza, whether it is in Jammu and Kashmir, UN Secretary General Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The UN Secretary General has said that the recent killing of civilians by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir needs to be investigated. “Civilians have to be protected wherever […]

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