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I am the ‘greatest supporter of LeT’, says Musharraf

I am the ‘greatest supporter of LeT’, says Musharraf

In a surprise revelation, former president Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday declared himself as the biggest supporter of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). The statement was made during a televised interview related to Musharraf’s recently announced 23-party grand alliance and the aftermath of the botched Faizabad operation. The presenter of the show said that it would be […]

I wanted people to be immersed in the subject of capital punishment, says Dina Mousawi

I wanted people to be immersed in the subject of capital punishment, says Dina Mousawi

Dina has directed Intezaar, a play that seeks to highlight why the moratorium on death penalty needs reinstatement The death penalty has been a controversial subject since the moratorium on it was lifted in the wake of the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar. Rights activists have long called for reinforcement of the moratorium, […]

I don’t understand why people love or hate me, says Sahir Lodhi

I don’t understand why people love or hate me, says Sahir Lodhi

Web Desk Sahir has a cult-like following which comprises fans and detractors in equal measure Sahir Lodhi is a phenomenon. He’s everywhere — on radio, television and film. He has a cult-like following which comprises in equal parts earnest, adoring fans and those who mock him but can’t look away from his narcissistic shenanigans. Both […]

HONY’s Stanton defends Ghulam Fatima: ‘I have complete faith in her integrity’

HONY’s Stanton defends Ghulam Fatima: ‘I have complete faith in her integrity’

HONY’s Stanton defends Ghulam Fatima: ‘I have complete faith in her integrity’ SPECIAL REPORT Bonded labour activist Syeda Ghulam Fatima.— Photo courtesy: Humans of New York The photographer behind the celebrated Humans of New York Facebook page has spoken out after alarming accusations were leveled against Syeda Ghulam Fatima, the subject of one of his […]

As a Muslim, I strongly support the right to ban the veil

As a Muslim, I strongly support the right to ban the veil

 As a Muslim, I strongly support the right to ban the veil By Monitoring Desk Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year old French woman who has been fined for wearing a niqab while driving, speaks during a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 23, 2010. PHOTO: REUTERS I was raised as an observant Muslim in […]

I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump

I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump

I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump By Agency WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is defending his frequent – and often incendiary – use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets him bypass the “dishonest” press. “Maybe I would not be here if it wasn’t for Twitter,” Trump said in an […]

I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened

I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened

The Verdict I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened By Iffat Hasan Rizvi Published: March 9, 2017 Neither the PTI chief nor his media advisers restricted anyone from recording videos on their mobile phones or taking notes on their diaries or issued any directive about any part of the media talk […]

Raees: I become obsessive about my character, says Shah Rukh Khan

Raees: I become obsessive about my character, says Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is super excited for his movie Raees. With his excitement, Khan shares what he thinks is essential while playing a movie’s character. According to Shah Rukh Khan, even if he relates to the character in real life or not, he understands its essence and becomes obsessive to portray the character […]

I have become more moderate, says Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi

I have become more moderate, says Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi

Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi said he has become more moderate and distanced himself from his previous anti-Shia rhetoric after winning a regional assembly seat. Jhangvi’s December election to the Punjab provincial assembly caused a stir in due to fears his political ascent would increase sectarian divides in Jhang, a dusty town with a history of violence […]

Japan PM Shinzo Abe: ‘I have great confidence in Trump’

Japan PM Shinzo Abe: ‘I have great confidence in Trump’

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe has said he has “great confidence” in US President-elect Donald Trump and he believes they can build a relationship of trust. Mr Abe described the 90-minute meeting in Trump Tower, New York, as “candid”, with a “warm atmosphere”. Some of Mr Trump’s campaign rhetoric cast doubt over long-standing US alliances, including […]