Unsaid stories: Loud roars behind the faint smiles – “My own parents betrayed me…It didn’t hurt anymore”

Unsaid stories: Loud roars behind the faint smiles – “My own parents betrayed me…It didn’t hurt anymore”

“It’s been years. I don’t feel the pain in my vagina anymore.” “But why didn’t you confide in anyone?” “I was shocked. Maa used to see me bleed in pain, but she chose not to do anything. So, I thought it’s something to be done regularly. I was 7 then. I...

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Why blame societal transformations and media? Blame yourself as a parent!

Why blame societal transformations and media? Blame yourself as a parent!

“I have no clue who Ammar chats with all night and is always late for college,” said a disgruntled mom of a 19-year-old. Another one complained, “Aaah they are all like this these days, I just can’t tolerate my daughter’s friends. I know they are bad company, but she just can’t stay...

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Did you know, ‘just breathing’ can lead to contagious diseases?

Did you know, ‘just breathing’ can lead to contagious diseases?

Flu, or influenza, is an infectious respiratory disease that is caused by viruses. The illness ranges from mild to severe and can lead to hospitalization and even death in the long-term. People at higher risk of serious complications from the flu include young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with certain...

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US-based online retailer promotes explicit ads during video games, legal action to be taken

US-based online retailer promotes explicit ads during video games, legal action to be taken

UK watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said that Wish.com had behaved “irresponsibly” and ‘’unethically”, therefore, it must ensure its adverts are properly targeted at appropriate age groups in the future. It marks the third time in five months that the San Francisco-based firm has been found to have breached...

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Court summons KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to resolve clean water issues in public interest

Court summons KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to resolve clean water issues in public interest

On Thursday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to appear before the court and explain the provincial government’s failure pertaining to the provision of clean drinking water to its citizens. Hearing a case at the Supreme Court’s Peshawar registry, the CJP censured...

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Dollar rate hikes: Chasing upward trend, hits Rs117

Dollar rate hikes: Chasing upward trend, hits Rs117

KARACHI: While the interbank exchange rate remained stable, the open market witnessed a steady increase in the US dollar rate to close at Rs117 on Wednesday. The dollar hit the highest rate for the second time after it closed at Rs117 on March 20, the day when the local currency...

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Karan Johar expresses glee on being the first movie director to have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds

Karan Johar expresses glee on being the first movie director to have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds

MUMBAI: Karan Johar expresses his feelings on getting the honor of having been the first film-maker from India to have a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds. Karan tweeted a photograph of himself, holding a briefcase in one hand and a wax imprint of his palm on the other hand. A...

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Kohli expresses interest in playing county cricket

Kohli expresses interest in playing county cricket

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli says he is fond of playing county cricket to get used to conditions on English soil ahead of India’s tour of the country later this year. The 29-year-old Indian skipper — the second-ranked Test batsman in the world and the best in one-day internationals — had...

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Pakistan team’s training camp in Lahore, departure scheduled on 23rd April

Pakistan team’s training camp in Lahore, departure scheduled on 23rd April

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricket team announced for the Ireland and England tour will depart on Monday (23 April 2018). The national team have started its training camp under the supervision of Head coach Micky Arthur at Gaddafi stadium Lahore on Wednesday. The 16-member team which includes five uncapped players in the...

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HEC allots 45 billion for the development budget to compete with developed nations

HEC allots 45 billion for the development budget to compete with developed nations

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal has approved allocation of Rs45 billion for the development budget of Higher Education Commission (HEC) under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2018-19. The HEC has recommended to allocate Rs35 billion for the upcoming fiscal year but the minister gave 10 billion...

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“I have a personality disorder, I was bullied for 2 years, my mind is broken and my parents do not care,” Student stabs classmates, sets teacher on fire and slits his own throat.

“I have a personality disorder, I was bullied for 2 years, my mind is broken and my parents do not care,” Student stabs classmates, sets teacher on fire and slits his own throat.

A 15-year-old schoolboy Artyom Tagirov in Russia stabbed his fellow students and teacher before setting her alight, Daily Mail reported. The yound boy stabbed his computer science teacher Ekaterina Pershina, 29, decided to pour a flammable liquid on her and setting her on fire at School Number One in Sterlitmak. The boy...

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Inauguration of Islamabad International airport delayed yet again till 3rd May

Inauguration of Islamabad International airport delayed yet again till 3rd May

ISLAMABAD: The inauguration of new Islamabad international airport has been delayed again due to incomplete construction work. According to civil aviation officials, the new Isloo airport is now scheduled to open on May 3. The new date surfaced following officials made a tour ahead of its opening. The inauguration of the recently-constructed...

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Muzaffargarh: None of the girls were sexually abused before having the kidnapper arrested, investigations underway

Muzaffargarh: None of the girls were sexually abused before having the kidnapper arrested, investigations underway

MUZAFFARGARH: On Wednesday, police claimed to have arrested a man for kidnapping minor girls in Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province. Addressing a press conference, DPO Muzaffargarh Awais Malik said that the law enforcement agency received several complaints of minor girls’ abductions from Rohilanwali town of district upon which they enacted...

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PML-N arrested over hate speech and derogatory remarks during anti-judiciary protest

PML-N arrested over hate speech and derogatory remarks during anti-judiciary protest

KASUR: On Wednesday, police arrested a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA for leading an “anti-judiciary” protest in Kasur city of Punjab province. According to news correspondent, MNA Waseem Akhtar Sheikh was arrested from Azad Kashmir for fleeing away from Kasur after leading an “anti-judiciary” protest on April 13, Thursday. On...

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Two prisoners of the Central Jail die ‘unknowingly’ and ‘mysteriously’, increasing death toll results in uncertainty

Two prisoners of the Central Jail die ‘unknowingly’ and ‘mysteriously’, increasing death toll results in uncertainty

KARACHI: On Wednesday night, two prisoners of the Central Jail Karachi died ‘mysteriously’ and unknowingly. According to police officials and jail sources, the deceased were identified as Naseer and Zahid, the latter of whom had been sentenced in a murder case and was in the jail since 2005. Zahid was...

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PTI bound to expel lawmakers found guilty of selling votes during the elections of the Upper House

PTI bound to expel lawmakers found guilty of selling votes during the elections of the Upper House

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Khan being Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Chief revealed the names of lawmakers who sold votes during the Senate elections and announced to expel them from the party. Mr. Khan who was addressing a press conference in Islamabad claimed that whoever took no action was not on the buying and...

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Karachi: Two missing girls recovered, neighbors suspected

Karachi: Two missing girls recovered, neighbors suspected

KARACHI: Police has spotted the two girls, who had gone missing on April 15, from Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, late Wednesday. The girls had gone missing after they left the house together to meet their neighbor Sonia, according to the girls’ parents. Police said that they also nabbed a suspect...

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