An evening with Rashid Mehmood

An evening with Rashid Mehmood

LAHORE:  An evening with the Film and Drama artist Rashid Mehmood held in Hall 3 at Alhamra Art Centre on Monday 26th Feb Mall Road. The evening was arranged by Pakistan Adbi Forum and Columnist Club. The evening was a mix of discussion on literature and poetry and life experience...

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CCI turns down proposal to devolve HEC

CCI turns down proposal to devolve HEC

ISLAMABAD: After three years of relentless deliberations, the Council of Common Interests (CCI) has turned down the proposal of devolving the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to provinces in view of the 18th Amendment. The issue that had been ping-ponging between the federal and provincial governments since 2014 has now been settled...

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Shehbaz Sharif appointed PML-N acting president

Shehbaz Sharif appointed PML-N acting president

LAHORE: The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has appointed Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as acting president of the party, on the recommendation of Nawaz Sharif, the deposed prime minister and former president of the ruling party. The CWC, which met in Lahore on Tuesday, also...

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5 moments to understand why the war in Syria enters its seventh year without a glimpse of peace

5 moments to understand why the war in Syria enters its seventh year without a glimpse of peace

The war in Syria is entering its seventh year and there is no near end. What began as popular protests for a change of government became a battlefield in which forces from different countries have intervened. It is estimated that more than 300,000 people have died and that there are millions of...

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These are the 5 economies that will grow fastest in the world in 2018

These are the 5 economies that will grow fastest in the world in 2018

The countries that recover after having gone through hell usually experience a rebound that leads them to grow at a shocking speed. But there is a power (which is not China), which seems unstoppable. A decade has passed since the financial crisis that shook the world unleashed. After many hardships, the...

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Are you Feeling Ugly? The Nightmare of living a life obsessed with your Appearance

Are you Feeling Ugly? The Nightmare of living a life obsessed with your Appearance

We unexpectedly catch sight of ourselves in a mirror and, in an instant, are thrown into despair: the odd nose, the unsatisfactory hair, the sickening skin tone, but most of all, the only too familiar, deeply gormless needy expression. It feels at such moments as if every worst fear about...

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What are the 50 most nutritious foods?

Imagine the ideal food. One that contains all the necessary nutrients to meet, but not exceed, our daily needs. If such a product existed, consuming it without eating anything else would provide the optimal nutritional balance for our body. Such a complete food does not exist. But you can search for the closest. The...

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“Used, abused and raped”: women exploited in Syria in exchange for humanitarian assistance

“Used, abused and raped”: women exploited in Syria in exchange for humanitarian assistance

There are women in Syria who are being sexually exploited by men in charge of delivering humanitarian assistance from the UN and other international aid organizations. Several members of these agencies who work in the field have denounced the situation, explaining that these collaborators force women to exchange food and transportation...

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“The United States wants to leave Huawei out because we are too strong”: Richard Yu, executive director of the Chinese telephony giant

“The United States wants to leave Huawei out because we are too strong”: Richard Yu, executive director of the Chinese telephony giant

Huawei is one of the most important technology companies in the world. But there is a market that fails to penetrate: United States. The Chinese manufacturer has gone, little by little, gaining ground to its rivals to match the binomial formed by the South Korean Samsung, the largest seller of mobile...

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“I take 200 selfies a day”: when can one speak of “selfitis”, the constant obsession to take pictures of oneself?

“I take 200 selfies a day”: when can one speak of “selfitis”, the constant obsession to take pictures of oneself?

Junaid Ahmed has 50,000 followers on Instagram and admits he is a selfiesaddict . The 22-year-old Briton takes about 200 pictures of himself every day. He carefully selects the time at which he posts the selfies on social networks, with the intention of getting more “likes”. If you have less than 600 likes , delete it. “When...

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