FBR seeks income details of folk singer Arif Lohar

FBR seeks income details of folk singer Arif Lohar

LAHORE: The Federal Bureau of Revenue has sought income details of renowned folk singer of Pakistan, Arif Lohar. According to the FBR sources, there were reservations over the income statements of the singer, which is why he has been asked to submit details of his income earned over the past...

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Police rescue 10-year-old child bride from Sanghar

Police rescue 10-year-old child bride from Sanghar

SANGHAR: Police rescued on Wednesday a 10-year-old child bride, who was getting married to a 50-year-old man in a village situated in Khipro area of Sanghar. The police were conducting raids when they reached a house in which marriage ceremony of a 50-year-old man with a child bride was going...

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Pakistan condemns Yemen missile attack targeting Saudi royal palace

Pakistan condemns Yemen missile attack targeting Saudi royal palace

Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a missile attack carried out yesterday by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting the official residence of Saudi King Salman. A loud explosion was heard in Riyadh shortly before the scheduled unveiling of the Saudi budget, which is usually announced by the king from the Yamamah palace, his...

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Pakistan to co-sponsor resolution at UN for withdrawal of US Jerusalem decision

Pakistan to co-sponsor resolution at UN for withdrawal of US Jerusalem decision

The country’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Maleeha Lodhi, said Pakistan would co-sponsor a resolution at the UN, calling for the withdrawal of US decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, said Radio Pakistan. Lodhi made the statement during a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic...

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NAB yet to get certified copy of JIT report

NAB yet to get certified copy of JIT report

ISLAMABAD: More than three months have passed since the Sharif family’s trial in an accountability court began, but the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has yet to submit original or certified copies of the report compiled by the Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT). So far, the trial had been conducted on the...

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Use your Voice as Weapon – 3 Stories on Human Solidarity that will restore your faith in Humanity

Use your Voice as Weapon – 3 Stories on Human Solidarity that will restore your faith in Humanity

The value of interfaith dialogue is severely limited if it mainly involves academics discussing abstract issues unconnected with struggles for social justice. An exciting further step is to stand in solidarity with people of other religions in the struggle for social justice. Interfaith cooperation must include standing in solidarity with...

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The United States Senate approves the controversial tax reform promoted by Donald Trump, the largest in 30 years

The United States Senate approves the controversial tax reform promoted by Donald Trump, the largest in 30 years

The biggest revision of the US tax system in 30 years surpassed its last major obstacle at the end of Tuesday. The Senate finally approved a version of the controversial bill by 51 votes to 48. For final approval, the legislation must return this Wednesday to the House of Representatives,...

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What is the difference between colds and flu?

What is the difference between colds and flu?

Many people believe that the flu is a bad cold or stronger than usual. But in reality they are different viruses that cause the cold and the flu. Of course, both types of viruses are spread in the same way, through millions of tiny droplets that an infected person drops when...

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12% increase in violence against women cases in Punjab: report

12% increase in violence against women cases in Punjab: report

LAHORE: Cases of violence against women in Punjab have increased by 12 percent, according to Punjab Commission on the Status of Women report. The Punjab Gender Parity Report 2017 states that about 7,313 cases of violence against women (VAW) were reported in 2016, as compared to 6,5050 cases in 2015 and...

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The surprising glass discovered by accident that repairs itself in 30 seconds when it breaks

The surprising glass discovered by accident that repairs itself in 30 seconds when it breaks

It happens even to the most cautious of mortals: at some point, distraction through, the cell phone escapes from the hands and ends up on the floor with the screen shattered. Replace it is often expensive, so many, if they are lucky that the phone continues to work, prefer to...

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