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Famous Karachi bakery left in the lurch after fire brigade fails to respond to calls

Famous Karachi bakery left in the lurch after fire brigade fails to respond to calls

Famous Karachi bakery left in the lurch after fire brigade fails to respond to calls By News Desk / Our Correspondent PHOTO: LALS FACEBOOK PAGE Lals Patisserie, a famous bakery on Khayaban-e-Shahbaz in Karachi, caught fire on Friday, after which the shop suspended all operations. The owner said she kept calling the fire brigade and […]

23 ‘best countries’ to live in if you’re a woman

23 ‘best countries’ to live in if you’re a woman

  23 ‘best countries’ to live in if you’re a woman By Food & Travel Desk Sweden is the best country to live in if you’re a woman, according to a new ranking from US News and World Report. The organisation conducted a survey on more than 9,000 women as part of its wider ‘2017 Best […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger to make a comeback – and it has nothing to do with Hollywood

Arnold Schwarzenegger to make a comeback – and it has nothing to do with Hollywood

Arnold Schwarzenegger to make a comeback – and it has nothing to do with Hollywood By IANS PHOTO: FOX NEWS Former California Republican Governor and Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is reportedly considering a run for the US Senate in 2018, to replace Democratic Senate Dianne Feinstein. Grand Old Party (GOP) political insiders in California said […]

Trump invites Palestinian leader Abbas to White House

Trump invites Palestinian leader Abbas to White House

Trump invites Palestinian leader Abbas to White House By Reuters Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends the 34th session of the Human Rights Council at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 27, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump on Friday invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House, in […]

Brazil legend Ronaldinho to visit Pakistan

Brazil legend Ronaldinho to visit Pakistan

Brazil legend Ronaldinho to visit Pakistan By Sports Desk Brazil football legend Ronaldinho. PHOTO: AFP Leisure Leagues has set Pakistan a date with the Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho, who will be visiting the country soon. The 36-year-old is a 2002 World Cup winner with his national team and is known for his great achievements during […]

Iran hands over 35 deportees to Pakistan

Iran hands over 35 deportees to Pakistan

Iran hands over 35 deportees to Pakistan By News Desk Iranian authorities handed over more than 35 Pakistani immigrants to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) at Taftan border in Balochistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Saturday. According to official sources, these immigrants were living in Iran without legal documents. Meanwhile, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) claimed to […]

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce REUTERS NEW DELHI: India will more than double maternity leave, allow work from home and require employers to have crèches to improve maternal and child health and boost a declining female workforce. A bill approved by parliament late on Thursday increases fully paid leave to […]

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track AFP The historic armoury is moved by workers.— AFP MYSORE: Dozens of workers are using cranes and jacks to shove and push a 1,000-tonne, 18th century armoury to make way for a new rail track in a southern Indian state. The armoury was one of the […]

Xi calls for ‘great wall of iron’ to safeguard restive Xinjiang

Xi calls for ‘great wall of iron’ to safeguard restive Xinjiang

Xi calls for ‘great wall of iron’ to safeguard restive Xinjiang REUTERS BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for a “great wall of iron” to safeguard the restive western region of Xinjiang after a top official said Islamist separatists pose the “most prominent” challenge to the country’s stability. Xi made the comments at […]

FIA submits initial PSL spot fixing report to Nisar

FIA submits initial PSL spot fixing report to Nisar

FIA submits initial PSL spot fixing report to Nisar WEB DESK The Federal Investigation Agency on Friday submitted the initial report on Pakistan Super League spot fixing to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. The initial report focuses on the measures taken to stop spot fixing during the tournament and important clues pointing to players […]

Market watch: KSE-100 plunges close to 500 points in intra-day trading

Market watch: KSE-100 plunges close to 500 points in intra-day trading

Market watch: KSE-100 plunges close to 500 points in intra-day trading By NEWS DESK KARACHI: The stock market recouped some of the losses as investors bought shares on dips after offloading in the final hour on rumours of Panama Papers case verdict that caused a decline of almost 500 points. At close, the Pakistan Stock Exchange’s […]

PPP denies agreeing to two-year extension in military courts’ tenure

PPP denies agreeing to two-year extension in military courts’ tenure

  PPP denies agreeing to two-year extension in military courts’ tenure By News Desk The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) rubbished on Thursday reports that it had agreed to a federal government proposal to reestablish military courts for two years. “PPP has not agreed to the draft legislative proposals prepared by the government for the revival of military […]

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