Sharjeel Memon finally arrested

Sharjeel Memon finally arrested

During Monday’s hearing, Memon and other suspects appeared before the court and requested for grant of extension in bail but the SHC chief justice turned down their bail pleas. The former provincial information minister who had returned from self-imposed exile in March this year, had obtained protective bail in April in connection with...

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Shinwari’s bags five-for, destroys Sri Lanka’s top order

Shinwari’s bags five-for, destroys Sri Lanka’s top order

Pakistan on Monday were asked to bowl first in the fifth ODI after Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first in Sharjah. Sri Lanka are looking into the eyes of a third consecutive whitewash, while Pakistan are ready to consolidate their position further in the ODIs after...

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10 biggest misconceptions about life

10 biggest misconceptions about life

Delusion is a sweet thing to cling on to. It makes us relax. But sometimes, it is just better to face the realities. What life should ideally be like and what it really is, are two different things. We all have some misconceptions which only make us sad later in...

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Pakistani women have a beam of hope: LHC dedicates special court to deal with sexual harassment cases

Pakistani women have a beam of hope: LHC dedicates special court to deal with sexual harassment cases

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday inaugurated a special court that will deal with cases pertaining to harassment of women. Additional and Sessions Judge Rehmat Ali will hear the first case at the court, sources told The Express Tribune. Over 400 cases of torture and harassment of...

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India’s Terror Law charged on Zakir Naik

India’s Terror Law charged on Zakir Naik

India’s National Investigation Agency has submitted a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) calling for the arrest of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik under the country’s Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), The Times of India reported. The report discussed Naik’s alleged ‘terror’ activities and informed the ministry that there...

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No monetary compensation for the victims of 2015 crane crash in Makkah

No monetary compensation for the victims of 2015 crane crash in Makkah

The Summary Court in Makkah has ruled that victims of the 2015 Makkah crane crash will not be given any blood money (diyyah), reported Saudi Gazette.   The court also stated the injured will not be granted any compensation, and neither will the Grand Mosque receive it because the disaster...

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SHC Rejected Sharjeel Memon’s Bail in Corruption Case

SHC Rejected Sharjeel Memon’s Bail in Corruption Case

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday rejected former provincial information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon’s bail in a corruption case — pertaining to alleged awarding of advertisements at exorbitant rates — after the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) special prosecutor completed his arguments. Headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M....

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India speaks against Myanmar, says they should take back Rohingya Muslims

India speaks against Myanmar, says they should take back Rohingya Muslims

India’s foreign minister told Bangladesh’s government that Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims to resolve one of Asia’s largest refugee crises in decades, the government said.   Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj conveyed her message on Sunday during a meeting with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who ordered border guards...

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7 tips to conquer Monday at Work

7 tips to conquer Monday at Work

We all know, or ever suffer from, the “Monday depression.” Starting the week after just two days off is no easy task, but worse is if you start without a smile. So if you want to get to Friday in peace, we recommend that you start the week with your right...

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Nawaz heads to Saudia to perform Umrah

Nawaz heads to Saudia to perform Umrah

In a sudden change of travel plans, deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday left London for Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, Express News reported. The ousted PM, who left for London earlier this month to see his ailing wife, was scheduled to arrive in Lahore on October 24 . Nawaz will now hold important meetings...

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10 books that you should pick up right now!

10 books that you should pick up right now!

Books are deeply personal things. Each of us form unique bonds with the characters we read about, relate to storylines and personalities in different ways and enjoy all sorts of genres from crime to romance, gothic to fantasy. Take a look at our picks and see if any of them...

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25 most absurd laws around the world

25 most absurd laws around the world

The legislative system is harshly criticized from some social groups, which propose the abolition of all law. These groups would be shocked to see the list published by The Times, which includes the most absurd laws collected around the world. They are norms of the United States, England, Indonesia or...

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Google Maps adds maps of 12 planets and satellites of the Solar System

Google Maps adds maps of 12 planets and satellites of the Solar System

You can navigate the geography of the planets Venus and Mercury, the dwarf planets Pluto and Ceres, and several of the satellites of Jupiter and Saturn, such as Io, Dione, Titan and Ipeto. The mapping application Google Maps has added to its platform the maps of 12 new stars of...

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Modi ‘govt agents’ accused of ‘mysterious’ braid-chopping: Kashmiri Leaders

Modi ‘govt agents’ accused of ‘mysterious’ braid-chopping: Kashmiri Leaders

SRINAGAR: Some Kashmiri leaders and residents have accused the Modi “government agents” of staging ‘mysterious’ braid-chopping attacks in Indian-occupied Kashmir  (IoK) to spread fear and divert attention from the campaign for merger with Pakistan. A wave of brutal and deadly panic has swept occupied Kashmir after more than 100 women said they were victims...

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India takes home the Asia Cup Hockey, Pakistan ranks third

India takes home the Asia Cup Hockey, Pakistan ranks third

Indian Men’s Hockey Team were crowned Asia Cup 2017 Champions after they beat Malaysia 2-1 in the final of the tournament at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Sunday, Asian Hockey Federation reported.   Goals from Ramandeep Singh (3′) and Lalit Upadhyay (29′) secured the title for India as...

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India qualified for finals at Asia Cup Hockey after beating Pakistan 4-0

India qualified for finals at Asia Cup Hockey after beating Pakistan 4-0

India booked their spot in the Final of Asia Cup 2017 with a convincing 4-0 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the Super 4s match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday, Asian Hockey Federation reported.   Goals from Satbir Singh (39′), Harmanpreet Singh (51′), Lalit Upadhyay (52′) and...

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‘We will quit Parliament’, threatens MQM-P

‘We will quit Parliament’, threatens MQM-P

KARACHI – Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar has warned that party lawmakers will resign en-masse if anyone of them is made to desert the party or taken to another ‘camp’. MQM-Pakistan has been witnessing erosion since the formation of the group when MQM lawmakers in the country announced parting of ways...

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Re-Engaging in Diplomatic Talks: Pak and USA

Re-Engaging in Diplomatic Talks: Pak and USA

WASHINGTON: The United States and Pakistan deepen their engagement with talks between both civil and military officials as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat arrives in the US capital to attend an international conference on counterterrorism.   In Islamabad, Pakistan will host US Secretary of State...

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Boxer Amir Khan dumped his wife over extreme plastic surgery

Boxer Amir Khan dumped his wife over extreme plastic surgery

Amir Khan has been accused of sending sleazy texts to a single mom he randomly met, where he branded estranged wife Faryal Makhdoom a “Kylie Jenner plastic surgery obsessive”. The pugilist is said to have sent a string of sordid messages to the teacher, called Sophie, before bombarding her with late-night phone calls,...

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Imran Khan all set to bold Zardari’s ‘wicket’ now

Imran Khan all set to bold Zardari’s ‘wicket’ now

After Nawaz Sharif’s ouster from power, it’s time for Asif Ali Zardari’s wicket to fall over corruption, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said. “Nowhere in Pakistan have I witnessed the poverty, which is prevalent in rural Sindh,” Imran told supporters in Sindh’s Sehwan on Sunday evening. “ Zardari and corruption...

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