Padmavati release has been postponed after Rajput protests

Padmavati release has been postponed after Rajput protests

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama Padmavati was scheduled to release on December 1, but the film has been postponed. Filmmakers of Padmavati have pushed the release date following protests from various Rajput groups and threats to the film’s lead cast Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and director Bhansali. “We will announce the revised release date of the...

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At least 18 killed, six injured as truck falls over van near Khairpur

At least 18 killed, six injured as truck falls over van near Khairpur

In a tragic incident that took place early Monday morning, at least 18 people were killed and six others sustained injuries when a coal-laden truck fell over a van on the National Highway, Express News reported. According to officials, the van was en route to Sukkur from Khairpur when the incident took...

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New deadline to end Islamabad sit-in Nov 23, says Ahsan Iqbal

New deadline to end Islamabad sit-in Nov 23, says Ahsan Iqbal

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday announced an extension granted by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the deadline for the eviction of a religious parties’ sit-in from Islamabad’s Faizabad Interchange. Daily life in the capital has been disrupted for nearly two weeks by protesters belonging to religious parties, including...

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Girl paraded naked in DI Khan: Kundi says he informed Imran before going public about Gandapur

Girl paraded naked in DI Khan: Kundi says he informed Imran before going public about Gandapur

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has been engulfed by multiple intra-party controversies, the latest being Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Revenue Minister Ali Amin Gandapur’s alleged involvement in parading a girl naked in Dera Ismail Khan. The allegations have been made by PTI MNA Dawar Khan Kundi, who in an open letter to chairman of...

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The images that show the secret program of North Korea to develop “submarines capable of launching ballistic missiles”

The images that show the secret program of North Korea to develop “submarines capable of launching ballistic missiles”

The North Korean government develops “an aggressive program” to build and deploy its first submarine capable of launching operational ballistic missiles, according to an analysis of new satellite images made by the 38 North specialized website. The photos represent a powerful reminder that, in addition to developing intercontinental ballistic missiles...

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India’s Manushi Chhillar bags Miss World title

India’s Manushi Chhillar bags Miss World title

An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant’s history. Manushi Chhillar is the sixth Indian winner of the long-running contest, following in the footsteps of Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and...

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Over 40% of companies did not pay any tax in 2016

Over 40% of companies did not pay any tax in 2016

Four out of every 10 companies and business entities that filed income tax returns did not pay any tax in tax year 2016 while Pakistan’s top 50 companies contributed nearly half of the taxes collected from the corporate sector, according to the Tax Directory 2016. The high ratio of companies...

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Maryam asks Imran if he tweets ‘under order’

Maryam asks Imran if he tweets ‘under order’

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Deposed prime minister’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on Sunday directly asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan whether he had gotten the order to tweet about Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi being a puppet of Nawaz Sharif, and that the premier was holding a position without any authority. The PTI supremo had...

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Mugabe does not resign and asks Zimbabwe to return to normal

Mugabe does not resign and asks Zimbabwe to return to normal

Mugabe, accompanied by the high command of the Army, demanded that the country not be “carried away by bitterness” and said that it “takes into account” all the complaints made by different strata of society. The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, did not resign this Sunday (19.11.2017) as expected, and...

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Second deadline to call off Faizabad sit-in ends, protest continues

Second deadline to call off Faizabad sit-in ends, protest continues

Despite the government’s all-out efforts to avert crackdown, the second deadline for protesters in the federal capital to call off their 13-day-long sit-in has ended with authorities to start contemplating the next line action. On Saturday night, the leaderships of the protesters and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) held a meeting but...

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