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PM Nawaz addresses media as he leaves judicial academy

PM Nawaz addresses media as he leaves judicial academy

News Desk ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday made his maiden appearance before a joint investigation team (JIT) probing Sharif family’s offshore properties in line with the apex court’s verdict in Panamagate case. The premier who arrived amid tight security was accompanied by his brother Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and one of his sons. Television […]

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

Former President Asif Ali Zardari calls for freedom of expression, RTI Legislation and end to impunity of crimes against media persons

“There is a systematic erosion of freedom of expression in the name of ideology and national security on the one hand and crimes against media persons are being committed with impunity on the other”. This has been stated by former President Asif Ali Zardari in a message on the international Press Freedom Day on Wednesday […]

Sonam Kapoor reacts to Abhay Deol’s social media campaign against fairness creams

Sonam Kapoor reacts to Abhay Deol’s social media campaign against fairness creams

DESK REPORT On Wednesday, Abhay Deol ruffled quite a few feathers in Bollywood when he put out a series of sarcastic posts on Facebook questioning the part Bollywood celebrities play in perpetuating the idea that fair skin is better. He criticised bigwigs like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. But one of his […]

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

By News Desk Children who spend more time on social media are likely to feel less happy in most aspects of their lives, a study has revealed. The research, published in Social Science Research Network [SSRN], was conducted by a team of economists at the University of Sheffield who found that the use of social […]

At least 15 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

At least 15 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

AFP A bomb blast at a church north of Cairo killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens who had gathered for Palm Sunday mass, state media reported, in the latest apparent attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians. Some 40 people were wounded in the blast, which struck at a Coptic Church in the Nile Delta […]

‘Bizzare’ Cristiano Ronaldo statue mocked on social media

‘Bizzare’ Cristiano Ronaldo statue mocked on social media

MADEIRA: Cristiano Ronaldo had an international airport renamed in his honour on Wednesday but it was a newly unveiled bust of him that soon became a major talking point. Five thousand screaming fans, the Portuguese talisman himself and the country’s prime minister and the president were all in attendance at the airport of Madeira, the island where Ronaldo was […]

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

As the hearing of a petition seeking removal of blasphemous content from social media resumed on Wednesday, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui was told that the interior ministry had made one arrest in the case, while the names of several have been put on the Exit Control List (ECL). The Federal […]

Woman allegedly kills man she met on social media

Woman allegedly kills man she met on social media

Woman allegedly kills man she met on social media Agencies  GUJRANWALA: A young man was found dead in the fields of Badiana in Sialkot on Sunday, police informed. The deceased’s cousin suspects a girl he befriended on social media killed him. The cousin added that the woman and the deceased, identified as Sheron Bhatti, 22, met […]

Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’

Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’

Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’ By AGENCIES Czech President Milos Zeman. PHOTO:AGENCY Czech President Milos Zeman launched his 2018 re-election bid on Friday, saying he had decided to run due to his strong public support and because he wanted to offer continuity. Zeman, who has […]

Indian media fails to discredit Kashmiri struggle with fake news

Indian media fails to discredit Kashmiri struggle with fake news

Indian media fails to discredit Kashmiri struggle with fake news  NEWS March 08, 2017 PAKISTAN  KARACHI: Indian media outlets invited humiliation with a ‘breaking story’ from last week asserting the son of Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and Mumbai don Dawood Ibrahim have recently joined hands to stir up chaos in Indian Occupied […]

39,000 Pakistanis deported from Saudia Arabia in four months: media report

39,000 Pakistanis deported from Saudia Arabia in four months: media report

RIYADH: At least 39,000 Pakistanis have been deported from the Saudia Arabia in the past four months for violating the rules of residence and work, informed Saudi Gazette. The paper also said that the involvement of a number of Pakistani nationals in some terror-related actions became a caused of public worry, further adding that Pakistanis […]

The wrath of social media befalls Ivanka Trump’s Alfalfa dinner pics

The wrath of social media befalls Ivanka Trump’s Alfalfa dinner pics

Ivanka Trump – US President Donald Trump’s “favourite” daughter – recently showed off on her social media a tinfoil-like dress she wore to an Alfalfa Club dinner event on Saturday, causing all hell to break loose as people called her extremely inconsiderate given the current humanitarian crisis stemming from her father’s executive orders. Twitterati immediately […]