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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Lying is harmful to health

Lying is harmful to health

False apologies, simulated interest: we all lie and thus avoid conflicts. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. Lying has defensively disadvantages. Very good, everything perfect! It is the most common lie that people usually tell, according to a survey conducted by the Science Museum in London. The list also appears: I had...

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PM, army chief discuss Fata issue with Fazl

PM, army chief discuss Fata issue with Fazl

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa met Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman at Parliament House on Tuesday to discuss the proposed merger of the tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting took place in the prime minister’s chambers,...

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PML-N, PPP submitted incomplete asset details: ECP

PML-N, PPP submitted incomplete asset details: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday said that the details of assets presented by the PML-N and the PPP in 2013 and 2015 were incomplete. The ECP made these observations while hearing a foreign funding case on the application by PTI leader Farrukh Habib, and sought replies from...

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What is chain immigration and why does Donald Trump want to eliminate it in the United States?

What is chain immigration and why does Donald Trump want to eliminate it in the United States?

“Chain immigration can not be allowed to be part of any immigration law,” US President Donald Trump wrote on his Twitter account on September 15. The message was repeated on Monday during the presentation of the National Security Strategy (NSS, for its acronym in English “), when he pointed out...

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Pakistan ‘obliged’ to help US, says Trump

Pakistan ‘obliged’ to help US, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump, while unveiling his new national security strategy, reminded Pakistan that it’s obliged to help America because it receives “massive payments” from Washington every year. “We have made clear to Pakistan that while we desire continued partnership, we must see decisive action against terrorist groups operating on...

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Market watch: KSE-100 falls another 465 points

Market watch: KSE-100 falls another 465 points

KARACHI: The stock market extended its fall on Tuesday as the benchmark index tumbled almost 600 points in intra-day trading before recouping some of the losses. It still closed the day below 38,000 points. The market resumed its downward journey from the very moment the trading began. Although activity picked up...

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Qadri calls for Shehbaz, Sanaullah resignations by Dec 31

Qadri calls for Shehbaz, Sanaullah resignations by Dec 31

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has warned Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Law Minister Rana Sanaullah to resign by December 31 over their role in the Model Town tragedy, or be ready for a war. “Mian Shehbaz Sharif, Rana Sanaullah and other officials must immediately tender...

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Senate finally passes amendment bill on delimitation of constituencies

Senate finally passes amendment bill on delimitation of constituencies

ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Constitution to reallocate National Assembly seats among the federating units and allowing the election authorities revamp the boundaries of constituencies in accordance with the provisional results of this year’s population count. Passing of the 24th Constitutional Amendment clears the hurdle for the...

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You make policy, we follow it, Gen Qamar tells parliament

You make policy, we follow it, Gen Qamar tells parliament

ISLAMABAD: In his first appearance before a parliamentary forum, Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday urged parliament to take lead role in policy making and not leave a vacuum. On invitation of the Senate chairman, Gen Bajwa came to the ‘committee of the whole house’ for...

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