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Muslims up early for Ramazan saved lives in horrific London tower blaze

Muslims up early for Ramazan saved lives in horrific London tower blaze

By News Desk/AFP Muslims living near and in the London tower which was gutted by a massive fire early Wednesday morning are said to be among heroes who saved lives because they were awake for sehri. Many residents who were sleeping said they didn’t hear alarms as the fire swept through the tower block. They […]

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 […]

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

By AFP MIAMI:  The first large-scale clinical trial of a cannabis derivative known as cannabidiol shows it was able to cut the frequency of severe epileptic seizures by 39 per cent, researchers said Wednesday. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is derived from cannabis plants, but does not cause users to get high. The study in the New […]

Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

By News Desk The Norwegian Foreign Minister, on Tuesday, called for dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve the Kashmir issue, Radio Pakistan reported. Borge Brende made the comments in response to a motion tabled by leader of the Christian Democratic Party, Knut Arild Hareide on the human rights violations being committed by the Indian forces […]

18-year-old jumps off tower in Multan ‘for love’

18-year-old jumps off tower in Multan ‘for love’

Monitoring Desk   An 18-year-old boy was seriously injured after he jumped off a three-hundred feet high mobile phone tower in Multan on Tuesday. Arsalan climbed up the tower and threatened to jump if his family did not consent to his marriage to the girl he loved, Rescue 1122 told The Express Tribune.    The […]

This Pakistani designer dressed Kareena Kapoor for her first post-baby shoot

This Pakistani designer dressed Kareena Kapoor for her first post-baby shoot

DESK REPORT Kareena Kapoor sure seems to like Pakistani fashion. She was the face of Faraz Manan lawn for a long time (and still shows up to support Faraz’s achievements). Now, she’s wearing Tena Durrani for her comeback shoot in Asiana Dubai magazine. Tena designed a bespoke three-piece collection for the shoot, which took place […]

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

Most smart parents know that too much curiosity is a bad thing. Raising a child, especially an inquisitive one, is quite a challenge. We want our child to grow up to be a practical, well-to-do individual with an aura of respect and prestige. We don’t want them to become writers, artists or — Allah-na-keray — philosophers. Here are a […]

Nine Kashmiri teenagers arrested for taking pictures with Pakistani flag

By News Desk SRINAGAR:  At least nine Kashmiri youth were arrested by Indian forces for taking pictures with Pakistani flags at the tourist resort Pahalgam in Indian-occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Media Service reported. Two killed in held Kashmir firefight The arrested youth had travelled to Pahalgam for a picnic when the Indianp police took them […]

Indian man arrested for impersonating Osama bin Laden

Indian man arrested for impersonating Osama bin Laden

By News Desk An Indian man was arrested, on Monday, for impersonating al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Indian Express reported. Saddam Hussain Mansur was trying to make an identity card in the name of the feared terrorist who was killed by US troops in 2011. “The complaint said that a few days back Mansuri […]

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

A vast majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday rejected a PPP bill demanding an inquiry into every Pakistani named in the Panama Papers. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid strongly opposed the bill, tabled by Naveed Qamar, saying there is no need for such proceedings as the matter had already been taken care of in […]

Bilawal Bhutto congratulates Jiyalas of Gilgit-Baltistan for staging a massive power show in Skardu

Bilawal Bhutto congratulates Jiyalas of Gilgit-Baltistan for staging a massive power show in Skardu

 Our Correspondent KARACHI,: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has congratulated the Jiyalas of Gilgit-Baltistan for staging a massive power show of the Party in Skardu adding that mobilization of masses in the nook and corner of the country may be stepped up. During a telephonic conversation with PPP President of Gilgit-Baltistan Amjad Advocate, […]

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan, saying everyone was welcome to join what he envisioned would be a path for peace and prosperity for the world. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road initiative as a new way to boost development […]

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