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Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

By News Desk Hajah Bah and Fatmata Mansaray, both cousins and students of Freedom High School, Virginia, allege that the school administrators harassed them over their decision to don hijabs. PHOTO: INSIDE NOVA Two Muslim students in a US school were allegedly sent home for wearing hijabs without carrying notes from parents. Hajah Bah and […]

Nadia Khan claims daughter physically abused by Hollywood actor

Nadia Khan claims daughter physically abused by Hollywood actor

By News Desk Renowned actress and television host Nadia Khan has registered a police complaint against a famous American actor/producer for allegedly assaulting her daughter during an audition in Dubai. Nadia, like hundreds of other parents, took her daughter to a casting session at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in JBR on May 20, however, what happened over there […]

Bilawal Bhutto condemns putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government

Bilawal Bhutto condemns putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government

KARACHI, May 3: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto has condemned putting off-air two Bol Network Channels by Federal government through PEMRA and warned Sharif brothers to desist threatening free media. “World is celebrating Press Freedom Day and the Nawaz Sharif government is attacking media on the day” the PPP Chairman said in a statement. […]

French policeman killed in Paris attack claimed by IS

French policeman killed in Paris attack claimed by IS

AFP A known terror suspect shot dead a French policeman and wounded two others Thursday on Paris’s Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the militant Islamic State (IS) group days before a presidential election. Observers had long feared bloodshed ahead of Sunday’s vote in France following a string of atrocities since 2015 and the […]

Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan charged with breach of PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code by tribunal

Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan charged with breach of PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code by tribunal

Monitoring Desk Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan was charged with breach of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Code by the Anti-Corruption Tribunal (ACT) on Friday. The ACT in Lahore today charged Hasan during a preliminary hearing of the case pertaining to an ongoing probe into spot-fixing allegations which rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year. […]

36 ISIS fighters killed by US ‘mother of all bombs’: Afghan official

36 ISIS fighters killed by US ‘mother of all bombs’: Afghan official

Web Desk In its second major display of military might in one week, the US dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS positions in a remote part of Afghanistan. Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in the strike in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border. The US military previously estimated ISIS had 600 […]

Will Pak-India relations be affected by the Jadhav sentence? Analysts weigh in

Will Pak-India relations be affected by the Jadhav sentence? Analysts weigh in

Reactions in Pakistan to news that Indian agent Kulbhushan Jadhav was handed a death sentence for espionage were largely nationalistic. Analysts and politicians talking to mainstream television channels in Pakistan were unanimous in welcoming the decision. While some feel the reaction from India will be strong, others maintain there will be no dramatic shift in […]

Indian spies arrested by Pakistan

Indian spies arrested by Pakistan

   The Indian spy who has been sentenced to death, Kulbhushan Jadhav, is the most recent individual to be tried on espionage charges, but Pakistan and India have a long history of arresting and trying ‘spies’. Sarabjit Singh Sarabjit Singh was arrested by Pakistani authorities in August 1990. At the time, India said that an […]

Tattoos Inspired By Amazonian Tribal Art By Brazilian Artist Brian Gomes

Tattoos Inspired By Amazonian Tribal Art By Brazilian Artist Brian Gomes

Brazilian artist Brian Gomes brings the spirit of the Amazon to his work by creating tattoos inspired by the geometric artwork of indigenous tribes. “I’m constantly inspired by Brazilian indigenous graphics, sacred geometry, Islamic and oriental patterns,” says the Sao Paulo-based Gomes, who cites shamanic philosophy as a major influence. “Tattoos are the ripe fruit […]

Pregnant woman attempts suicide after alleged rape by ‘influential’ tribesman

Pregnant woman attempts suicide after alleged rape by ‘influential’ tribesman

Police officials in Jhelum Valley district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Monday, while recording the statement of an under-treatment woman who had attempted to commit suicide, found out that she had been raped last week. The incident happened in the constituency of AJK’s Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider. S*, the 25-year-old pregnant mother […]

CT made easy

CT made easy

ASAD DURRANI TERRORISTS operate in small groups, at times individually, and can blend in with the masses. Unconstrained by time and space, they can pick and choose between a wide range of soft targets. They can network with others of their ilk and are often supported by forces, domestic and foreign, inimical to the state […]

The girl who was ‘stolen’ by a soldier

The girl who was ‘stolen’ by a soldier

Image copyrightISABELINA PINTO FAMILY ARCHIVES Image captionIsabelina Pinto (second from right) is seen here as a child a few days before she was taken away When she was only five years old, Isabelina Pinto was taken from her family by an Indonesian soldier. She was one of thousands of children taken to Indonesia during its […]

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