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Devotees throng Qalandar’s shrine as 765th Urs begins

Devotees throng Qalandar’s shrine as 765th Urs begins

SEHWAN: While the 765th Urs of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar got under way peacefully amid extraordinary security arrangements in the wake of a suicide bombing at the shrine some three months ago, nearly half a dozen people died in Sehwan on Monday when mercury soared to 47 degrees centigrade. Traditionally, the chief minister inaugurates the […]

Mela Chiraghan begins Traditional activities set devotees afire

Mela Chiraghan begins Traditional activities set devotees afire

Web Desk A malang (mendicant) blows a customised wind instrument, announcing the start of dhamal (devotional dance) on the first day of the urs of rebel Punjabi Sufi poet Madhu Laal Hussain. The event is popularly known as Mela Chiraghan (festival of lights). — White Star / Murtaza Ali LAHORE: The three-day Mela Chiraghan (festival […]

Asif Zardari begins career as political analyst on Bol News

Asif Zardari begins career as political analyst on Bol News

Asif Zardari begins career as political analyst on Bol News By News Desk Pakistan Khappay with President Asif Ali Zardari will be aired every Sunday on Bol News. YOUTUBE SCREENGRAB Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari has now launched a career as a political analyst on a weekly talk show […]

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space

Miniature lab begins science experiments in outer space By Agency Israeli-Swiss company SpacePharma’s miniature laboratory is seen at their research and development site in Herzliya, Israel March 14, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS HERZLIYA: Orbiting the earth at more than 500 kilometers, a tiny satellite with a laboratory shrunk to the size of a tissue box is helping […]

US Senate begins grilling Trump’s cabinet nominees

US Senate begins grilling Trump’s cabinet nominees

WASHINGTON: The US Senate begins confirmation hearings for key nominees to Donald Trump’s cabinet on Tuesday, amid concerns many of the president-elect’s picks haven’t been fully vetted over ethics, or made full financial disclosures. Ten days before Trump takes the oath of office, lawmakers will hold hearings for Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump’s nominee for […]