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Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two suspects have admitted their involvement in the murder of a newly-married couple residing in Karachi allegedly on the orders of a jirga. The accused, Ziaul Haq and Ghulam Rasool, stated to a judicial magistrate that a jirga had ordered the torture and murder of Abdul Hadi and Hussaini Bibi for contracting a free-will marriage. Haq and Rasool told […]

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Desk Report: Women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday, in an apparent divergence from the White House line. Trump ─ who was infamously caught on tape boasting about groping women ─ has faced more than a dozen allegations of […]

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s counsel on Monday requested an accountability court in Islamabad to delay the process of declaring his client a proclaimed offender until next week. The accountability court is conducting a hearing in connection with a corruption reference filed against Dar by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The court is expected to […]

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday suspended the hearing into corruption references filed against members of the Sharif family as it awaits the Islamabad High Court’s decision in connection with a petition filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, which seeks the consolidation of the references. The high court’s decision is expected to be […]

WWE Clash of Champions Loss to Jinder Mahal Wouldn’t Hurt Bulletproof AJ Styles

AJ Styles won the WWE Championship in shocking fashion on SmackDown Live in November, and after spending much of his reign turning back the Singh Brothers, all signs point to Styles retaining the title come December 17’s Clash of Champions. Jinder Mahal seemingly rid himself of his henchmen Tuesday on SmackDown, but the possibility of a new […]

Indian court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

Indian court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

India’s top court Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of a Bollywood film that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic. Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against Padmavati amid rumours that it will depict a romance between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The epic was […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

North Korea claims it has joined ranks of nuclear-powered states after recent missile test

North Korea claims it has joined ranks of nuclear-powered states after recent missile test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said on Wednesday that his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after what he said was the successful test of a new missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States (US). The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch snapped a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a […]

Saeed Ghani appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division

Saeed Ghani appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division

Senator Saeed Ghani on Wednesday said that he would “try his best to serve Karachi” after being appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division. In a Twitter post, the senator thanked PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and party leaders Nisar Khuro and Faryal Talpur for the appointment. In a Twitter post, the senator thanked PPP Chairman […]

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