After Mawra Hocane, Ahsan Khan joins the team of drama ‘Aangan’

After Mawra Hocane, Ahsan Khan joins the team of drama ‘Aangan’

Ahsan Khan has been at the forefront of Pakistan’s television industry for a while now and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. The actor’s next, directed by Ehteshamuddin (Udaari, Preet Na Kariyo Koi), is Hum TV’s upcoming drama about life in the time of Partition. Reportedly, the serial, which...

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Five Charts of Economic Growth that matter: Expert Advice

Five Charts of Economic Growth that matter: Expert Advice

This article was originally posted at BBC – Economics   Most economists predict the Office for National Statistics will announce on Wednesday that the UK economy expanded by about 0.3% in the third quarter of the year. Such a modest figure will do little to change our relatively lowly position...

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Withholding taxes should meet the target: FBR

Withholding taxes should meet the target: FBR

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) was able to collect just 7.6% of its total revenue on account of direct taxes while the rest was generated by imposing indirect and withholding taxes, exposing shallowness of the country’s tax system. The startling figures speak volumes about the inefficiency of the FBR...

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Nauman Dar’s retirement leads to changes in HBL

Nauman Dar’s retirement leads to changes in HBL

KARACHI:  Habib Bank Limited (HBL) will undergo major reshuffling at the top managerial level after it was announced that CEO and president, Nauman K Dar, will retire with effect from December 31, 2017. According to a notice sent to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), HBL said that its Chief Operating...

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Cambridge website crashes due to Stephen Hawkins thesis

Cambridge website crashes due to Stephen Hawkins thesis

Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis is proving so popular that it has broken the internet, sort of. Or rather, it has broken the part of the internet that Cambridge University used to put it online. So many people are trying to access the important essay that the website has completely broken. The...

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Pakistan Army: An asset in UN peace building (Special Report)

Pakistan Army: An asset in UN peace building (Special Report)

The role of Pakistan Army for 57 years as UN peace building asset.

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Kulsoom Nawaz readmitted to hospital

Kulsoom Nawaz readmitted to hospital

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was readmitted to the hospital today as her health deteriorated further, Maryam Nawaz Sharif tweeted while responding to a query regarding her mother’s health. Former prime minister’s daughter requested prayers for her mother’s well-being. Kulsoom Nawaz, the winning contestant from NA-120 Lahore and wife of ousted prime minister...

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10 day judicial remand for Sharjeel Memon

10 day judicial remand for Sharjeel Memon

Former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has been sent on a 10-day judicial remand by an accountability court on Tuesday.   Memon was arrested by National Accountability Bureau officials on Monday after over six hours of running back-and-forth inside and outside the Sindh High Court.   The Asif...

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The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2017 passed by Senate

The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2017 passed by Senate

ISLAMABAD:  Senate Standing Committee on Interior passed on Monday three bills – including ‘The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2017’ – which seeks to put restriction on marriages, especially of girls below 18 years of age. The Senate panel also passed ‘The Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2017’ seeking stringent punishment...

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The rising star of Pakistan’s Cricket Team: Usman Khan Shinwari

The rising star of Pakistan’s Cricket Team: Usman Khan Shinwari

Usman Khan Shinwari (born 1 May 1994 in Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan) is a Pakistani cricketer. He is a left-arm fast bowler who plays for the Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd cricket team (ZTBL) in Pakistan’s first-class cricket circuit. He has also previously played for the Khan Research Laboratories cricket team...

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United Nations Day: Achievements of UN in 72 years

United Nations Day: Achievements of UN in 72 years

The United Nations was created in the aftermath of a devastating war, in order to help stabilize international relations and give greater consistency to peace. In the midst of the threat of nuclear war and regional conflicts that seemed to have no end, peace missions have become an absolute priority...

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Imran Khan is sinful to enter Lal Qalandar’s Shrine: Sanaullah

Imran Khan is sinful to enter Lal Qalandar’s Shrine: Sanaullah

Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that the caretakers at the shrine of Sufi saint Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar must have barred Imran Khan from entering the sacred place for being ‘impious’. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, vice-chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi and other party members were denied entry...

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No Delay in Elections: PM Abbasi

No Delay in Elections: PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD:  I am one hundred per cent sure, elections will be held in 2018, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday during an interview on PTV. He advised political opponents to wait patiently till the Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz completes its term, referring to how certain political elements were...

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