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Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bollywood actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra called on the international community on Thursday to step up support for Rohingya women and children who fled to Bangladesh from a military crackdown in Myanmar. A military response to insurgent attacks on police posts and an army base in northern Rakhine state last […]

‘SCO holds tremendous potential for connectivity, economic development’

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Wednesday that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) holds tremendous potential for connectivity, trade, energy and economic development. She said this during the inaugural session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) Legal Experts meeting being held in Islamabad from May 22 to 25. The Foreign Secretary maintained that the […]

PPP for commission to probe Nawaz Sharif’s ‘perilous accusations’

PPP for commission to probe Nawaz Sharif’s ‘perilous accusations’

KARACHI :Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has on Wednesday demanded to constitute a commission to probe allegations hurled by ousted premier and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, reported Dunya News. Terming Sharif’s accusations as ‘perilous’, senior PPP leader Maula Bakhsh Chandio has demanded unbiased investigation into the matter. “Nawaz Sharif will have to […]

Shah, Izhar To Meet Today for Caretaker CM Sindh

Shah, Izhar To Meet Today for Caretaker CM Sindh

Karachi: Informal meeting of the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah with Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly, Khawaja Izharul Hasan to be held today to discuss next caretaker CM Sindh. According to the details, the informal meeting will be held between both the leaders during Iftaar party today, whereas officially CM Sindh and […]

Exclusive. .breaking news. .PC Hotel Lahore on fire media band for coverage by management

Exclusive. .breaking news. .PC Hotel Lahore on fire media band for coverage by management

by; Asghar Ali Mubarak, May, 5, 2018 Exclusive. breaking news. .PC Hotel lahore on fire 🔥 media band for coverage by management Rescuers are responding to the five star hotel after a fire erupted at the luxurious hotel in Punjab capital city on Saturday evening. Reports in local media suggested that the fire broke out […]

ECP decides to not publish additional ballot papers for general elections 2018

ECP decides to not publish additional ballot papers for general elections 2018

ISLAMABAD :Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has decided to not publish additional ballot papers for general elections 2018. In a statement, it was stated that 1300 papers will be given to the polling station having 1201 to 1299 voters. Only three official printing presses will publish the ballot papers, it added. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa […]

Iran’s Rouhani: ‘world no longer accepts US deciding for them’

Iran’s Rouhani: ‘world no longer accepts US deciding for them’

TEHRAN :Iran s President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their behalf. “Who are you to decide for Iran and the world?” Rouhani said in a statement carried by multiple Iranian news agencies. “The world […]

Buttler grateful for Warne guidance as England Test recall looms

Buttler grateful for Warne guidance as England Test recall looms

LONDON :Australia may regret Shane Warne s latest encouragement of a talented English cricketer if Jos Buttler s return to Test duty proves a success. Buttler was the eye-catching choice when new England national selector Ed Smith named his first Test squad for the series opener with Pakistan at Lord s on Thursday. Although widely regarded as one […]

Bangladesh recall Mosaddek for T20 series against Afghanistan

Bangladesh recall Mosaddek for T20 series against Afghanistan

Bangladesh on Sunday recalled batsman Mosaddek Hossain in their 15-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 matches against Afghanistan in India next month. Mosaddek, who has not played T20 international cricket for more than a year, replaces batsman Imrul Kayes for Bangladesh s first-ever bilateral series against Afghanistan in the shortest format. “Mosaddek is a very talented […]

India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

NEW DELHI:An Indian diplomat convicted of passing state secrets to Pakistan s intelligence services has been jailed for three years, her lawyer said Sunday. Madhuri Gupta was found guilty in a New Delhi court on Friday of “spying and wrongful communication of information” while posted to the Indian embassy in Islamabad. Gupta, 61, was arrested in […]

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 […]

Code of conduct for journalists to cover general elections soon: Yousuf Khattak

Code of conduct for journalists to cover general elections soon: Yousuf Khattak

KARACHI:Provincial Election Commissioner Sindh Muhammad Yousuf Khan Khattak hereMonday said a code of conduct is being developed for journalists for coverage of coming general elections. He was speaking at certificate distribution ceremony of a three-day training workshop organised jointly by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in collaboration with […]

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