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Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP

Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday expressed surprise over a debate regarding family planning and its connection to religion, wondering “what the nation had gotten itself into”. Is the country capable of supporting seven children per family, he asked. “The rate at which the population is growing in the country is […]

Kohli says flexible batting order can ‘surprise’ India’s opponents

Kohli says flexible batting order can ‘surprise’ India’s opponents

Kohli says flexible batting order can ‘surprise’ India’s opponents DUBLIN (AFP) – Virat Kohli believes a flexible batting order will help keep India’s opponents guessing while they are in Ireland and England. India launched their tour with a 78-run thrashing of Ireland in the first Twenty20 international in Dublin on Wednesday. Kohli, one of the […]

Regional tensions, big power politics in Middle East can trigger conflict: Maleeha

Regional tensions, big power politics in Middle East can trigger conflict: Maleeha

NEW YORK;At the United Nations, Pakistan warned the international community that divergences between major regional powers and big power rivalries could push the Middle East into a wider conflict, says a press release received here today from New York. Speaking in the Security Council debate on the Middle East and North Africa, Pakistan’s Ambassador to […]

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 […]

Imran Khan can become the next prime minister: Musharraf

Imran Khan can become the next prime minister: Musharraf

In rare praise for Imran Khan, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf said on Saturday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief had a very good chance of being elected as the prime minister in the upcoming elections. “His [Imran’s] popularity is on the rise, and he has the potential to improve the country’s situation and do something beneficial […]

Atherton recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Pak journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak revisits his episode of Wills World Cup 1996

Atherton recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Pak journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak revisits his episode of Wills World Cup 1996

News desk, February, 26, 2018 ISLAMABAD – Pakistani journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak celebrated his post-match incident memories of Wills World Cup 1996,when England captain Mike Atherton lost his temperament called ”buffon” during the 14th post Match interview at Rawalpindi stadium Atherton was recorded saying,” Can someone get this buffoon out of here?” Feb 25, 1996 […]

Community policing can bridge the Gap between police and public ; IGP

Community policing can bridge the Gap between police and public ; IGP

By :Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 19, 2018 Islamabad :The concept of community policing can bridge the gap between police and public and can build the trust and confidence in police:IGP It was stated by Inspector General of Police Islamabad Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri while addressing the members of Neighborhood Watch Committees, Conciliatory Committees and Human […]

Pakistan can review cooperation with US, says envoy to UN

Pakistan can review cooperation with US, says envoy to UN

  Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) from Pakistan Maleeha Lodhi has responded in kind to recent tweets by United States (US) President Donald Trump in which he lashed out at Pakistan for protecting terrorist safe havens. The state television on Wednesday tweeted that the country’s ambassador had spoken at the UN, in which she outlined the official […]

‘Sex education can help teens delay onset of sexual activity’

‘Sex education can help teens delay onset of sexual activity’

In most countries in the world, the act of sex is a forbidden topic, a taboo of sorts that discourages conversation; consequently, these countries suffer because of the severe lack of awareness which leads to societal harm. Recent stats released by the Malaysian government that recorded 174 baby dumping cases, has raised the issue of […]

Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

By News Desk A new study in New Zealand found people who read the news more often are likely to feel ‘angry’ at Muslims. The research, published in the science journal PLOS ONE, includes responses from 16, 584 New Zealanders from the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study [NZAVS]. According to the authors, “widespread representations […]

‘How can the Sindh govt handover the park without involving the mayor?’

‘How can the Sindh govt handover the park without involving the mayor?’

KARACHI: Reacting to the agreement of handing over of Bagh Ibne Qasim for 10 years to Bahria Town, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar said the city government will not let the deal take place. Akhtar termed the deal an ‘injustice’ towards the residents of Karachi. Addressing the media at the Kothari Parade, Akhtar called the decision to […]