Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

AMSTERDAM – Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the “Star Wars” franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened.  On the eve of the...

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Pakistan grants wife, mother permission to meet Jadhav in Islamabad

Pakistan grants wife, mother permission to meet Jadhav in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: After weeks of deliberations, Pakistan has finally granted a permission to arrange a meeting between the self-confessed Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife and mother in Islamabad on December 25. According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, an Indian diplomat will also accompany Jadhav’s wife and mother during...

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Another School Shooting in USA: Trump should focus on national issues instead of international matters

Another School Shooting in USA: Trump should focus on national issues instead of international matters

Two students were killed in a shooting Thursday at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, state police said on their verified Twitter account, and the suspected shooter is also dead. There were no other injuries to other students or school faculty, officials said in a news conference Thursday afternoon. Officials...

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J.K. Rowling defends Johnny Depp casting in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

J.K. Rowling defends Johnny Depp casting in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

LOS ANGELES – “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling on Thursday defended the decision to cast Johnny Depp in the next “Fantastic Beasts” movie after a backlash from fans unhappy about the circumstances of the actor’s recent divorce. In a statement on her personal website, Rowling said filmmakers had considered recasting...

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Supreme Court dismisses LHC order, clears tracks for Orange Line Metro Train

Supreme Court dismisses LHC order, clears tracks for Orange Line Metro Train

LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan dismissed on Friday the decision of the Lahore High Court (LHC) halting work on selected sites of the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project. The court accepted the appeal of the Punjab government and others against the LHC decision. A five-member bench of the...

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Terror Attack: An Indian killed a Muslim in the name of Religion (GRAPHIC VIDEO CONTENT)

Terror Attack: An Indian killed a Muslim in the name of Religion (GRAPHIC VIDEO CONTENT)

India and Pakistan has never been friends as nations for many reasons. One of the major reason for this has been religious differences. In India, the  majority of Muslims face extremism by Hindu extremists on daily basis and once in a while a heart-wrenching event like the one shared below...

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The most Distant Supermassive Black Hole in the universe

The most Distant Supermassive Black Hole in the universe

A colossus that devours everything and has a mass of 800 million soles. “It is the most distant supermassive black hole that has ever been detected,” Chilean astronomer Eduardo Bolaños , lead author of the study announcing the discovery in the journal Nature , told BBC Mundo . Bolaños, a scientist at the Carnegie Institute for Science...

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MQM-P to hold public gathering at Hyderabad’s Akbari ground today

MQM-P to hold public gathering at Hyderabad’s Akbari ground today

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) will hold its public rally today at Hyderabad’s Akbari ground. According to reports from the venue, preparations for the public gathering have been completed. Stage and chairs have been set for the leaders and workers for the party by the local party organisers. Speaking to...

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How a simple scarf can prevent asthma attacks in winter

How a simple scarf can prevent asthma attacks in winter

” A scarf can save a life “. That is the motto of a campaign launched this week in the United Kingdom in preparation for the arrival of winter. Breathing cold, humid air can cause the airways to tighten and an asthma attack is triggered in three out of four patients with the disease,...

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Dispute over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: how are capital cities chosen and what do they represent?

Dispute over Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: how are capital cities chosen and what do they represent?

Jerusalem is home to sacred sites for Jews, Christians and Muslims. A unique and symbolic place. The eyes of the international community are on the city that the president of the United States, Donald Trump, recognized on Wednesday as the capital of Israel, despite the warnings not to do so that...

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Amid speculation of a wedding with Virat Kohli in Italy, Anushka Sharma and family leave Mumbai

Amid speculation of a wedding with Virat Kohli in Italy, Anushka Sharma and family leave Mumbai

After many ‘yes’ and ‘no’, it seems like lovebirds Anushka Sharma and Virat Kholi are all set to walk down the aisle this weekend. On Wednesday, the internet was flooded with speculations around Virushka (as Virat and Anushka’s fans address them) getting married in Italy followed by a reception for friends...

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How a campaign like #MeToo can turn against women

How a campaign like #MeToo can turn against women

For just over two months, it is rare the day we do not know a new case of a public figure accused of having committed sexual abuse or harassment. In this context, few were surprised when it was learned that Time magazine chose as “person of the year” in 2017 a crowd: women...

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3 possible consequences of Donald Trump’s decision that the United States recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

3 possible consequences of Donald Trump’s decision that the United States recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

“This is nothing more than the recognition of reality.” With those words, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, justified Wednesday his decision to officially consider Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to start the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the so-called Holy City. The...

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“A gift from heaven”: this was the “longest recorded ever” rainbow that was seen for 9 hours

“A gift from heaven”: this was the “longest recorded ever” rainbow that was seen for 9 hours

It is said that the good, if brief, is twice as good. But, perhaps, in the case of a rainbow it is the other way around. It is one of those meteorological phenomena full of wonder and mystery that delights us and embellishes the landscape, although in many cases it is...

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Pakistan to launch diplomatic campaign against US decision on Jerusalem

Pakistan to launch diplomatic campaign against US decision on Jerusalem

KARACHI: A day after President Donald Trump recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Pakistan has decided to launch an international diplomatic campaign against the US decision. The issue will also be raised on all international forums, including the United Nations. According to sources privy to development, the government in...

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer: Chris Pratt’s new mission includes rescuing dinosaurs from an exploding island, watch video

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer: Chris Pratt’s new mission includes rescuing dinosaurs from an exploding island, watch video

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer: Chris Pratt is back to save the dinosaurs from an exploding island. Directed by JA Bayona, the film also stars Bryce Dallas Howard Justice Smith, James Cromwell The trailer of Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom launched today and Chris Pratt’s new film looks like a...

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Religious parties to hold nationwide protests today against US Jerusalem move

Religious parties to hold nationwide protests today against US Jerusalem move

LAHORE/KARACHI: Religious political parties and student organizations are going to hold countrywide protests on Friday against US President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.    The roads leading to American Consulate in Lahore have been completely sealed with containers. Meanwhile, a large number of security personnel have...

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Taliban to open office in Kabul for peace talks: Afghanistan Government

Taliban to open office in Kabul for peace talks: Afghanistan Government

An Afghan government-mandated peace council, on Wednesday, urged the Taliban to open an office in Kabul and take part in peace talks to end the country’s 16-year war. The council said in a statement it wouldn’t set any pre-conditions for negotiations and will let the insurgent group choose its own...

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Fukrey Returns movie review: This Pulkit Samrat and Varun Sharma starrer is a slog

Fukrey Returns movie review: This Pulkit Samrat and Varun Sharma starrer is a slog

Fukrey Returns movie review: The situations are so tired and contrived there’s nothing that even such capable hands as Richa Chaddha and Pankaj Tripathi can do, to retain our interest. Fukrey Returns movie cast: Richa Chaddha, Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Ali Fazal, Manjot Singh, Priya Anand, Vishakha Singh, Pankaj Tripathi, Ishteyak...

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Will play role for fostering Pak-UK ties, London mayor assures PM

Will play role for fostering Pak-UK ties, London mayor assures PM

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has assured Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi that he would work towards fostering closer ties between London and Pakistan. Khan, who is on a three-day official visit to Pakistan, called on the premier in Islamabad on Thursday, according to Radio Pakistan. PM Abbasi said Pakistan gives great importance to its close and cooperative relations with...

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COAS calls for harnessing Balochistan’s human resource

COAS calls for harnessing Balochistan’s human resource

QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has called for widening the scope of education at religious seminaries in order to enable students to play a positive and more productive role in society. Addressing a seminar on Human Resource Development—Opportunities and Challenges — in Quetta on Thursday, the army...

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Zardari Joins Qadri in his Mission

Zardari Joins Qadri in his Mission

Backing Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) demand for resignation of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, former president Asif Ali Zardari has said that there is no possibility of a third force coming into power because the Nawaz Sharif government left the country with $52 billion debt and only a political government...

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