FBR reportedly sends tax evasion notice to Saba Qamar

FBR reportedly sends tax evasion notice to Saba Qamar

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has reportedly summoned actor Saba Qamar on May 16 for evasion of taxes. The FBR has reportedly sent a notice to the actor to explain a discrepancy in her filed income taxes. The actor’s income taxes filed for the year 2014-2015 are being audited,...

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NAB chief should present proof in 24 hours or resign: Nawaz

NAB chief should present proof in 24 hours or resign: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif demanded on Thursday the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman to present within 24 hours proof of money laundering against him or resign from office. “The NAB chairman should present all evidence against me within 24 hours,” Nawaz said while addressing an emergency press conference...

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Are you fat inside without knowing it?

Are you fat inside without knowing it?

Body fat scanner that shows the amount and distribution of fat in the body. The yellow part is fat, the red part is lean tissue or muscle.   Is it possible to have a healthy weight and yet have too much fat inside? Sushi is a 29-year-old Briton, a journalist with...

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10 tips for mothers who return to work (and how to take advantage of the lessons of motherhood)

10 tips for mothers who return to work (and how to take advantage of the lessons of motherhood)

Those who have had to face this experience, say that the return of mothers to work can be hard. Especially for those who renounce their jobs, they dedicate themselves to raising their children while they are young and then they have to travel a difficult path to achieve their reintegration...

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PIA Advises Passengers to arrive 5 hours early to board from the Islamabad International Airport

PIA Advises Passengers to arrive 5 hours early to board from the Islamabad International Airport

ISLAMABAD: If customers want to board a flight from the Islamabad International Airport they must reach at least five hours prior to their boarding time,  according to the Twitter handle of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). PIA tweeted, “Valued PIA customers, in light of the traffic congestion due to strict security checks...

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The promising drug that could solve the problem of baldness

The promising drug that could solve the problem of baldness

The compound WAY-316606, within a drug already known by medicine, had never been considered to treat hair loss. A team of British researchers discovered that a drug to treat osteoporosis, a disease that weakens bones, could be used to stimulate hair growth and combat baldness. The scientists, of the Center...

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Two Indian border guards killed in bomb blast

Two Indian border guards killed in bomb blast

NEW DELHI: Unidentified militants exploded a bomb Wednesday outside an Indian paramilitary headquarters in the restive northeastern state of Manipur killing two soldiers, a force spokesman said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack on the Border Security Force (BSF) base in the state capital of Imphal. But dozens...

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Imran Abbas to star in British feature film

Imran Abbas to star in British feature film

First, it was Pakistani actors making a name for themselves across the border, and now they are going global. Actor Imran Abbas will be starring in a British feature film, called The Trojan Horse.  The actor took to social media to share his excitement about his upcoming project. Abbas will be playing...

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These are the most common mistakes we make on the internet without realizing

These are the most common mistakes we make on the internet without realizing

Not being cautious in the network can bring us more than one scare. You may be tired of hearing about cybersecurity, but experts warn that, even though the internet has been around for quite some time, we still make beginner mistakes. That’s what they say from the Internet Security Office...

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Blast near railway track in Dasht town of Balochistan

Blast near railway track in Dasht town of Balochistan

QUETTA: A homemade bomb was found near a railway track in Dasht town of Kharan district, soon after an explosion occurred at the same site Thursday morning. According to the bomb disposal squad (BDS) officials, explosive device was kept in a pressure cooker near the track. Explosive material weighing 18 to...

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General Bajwa on Forbes world’s most powerful people list

General Bajwa on Forbes world’s most powerful people list

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa has been named in the Forbes’ most powerful people list. General Bajwa, who was appointed to the post in 2016, was ranked 68 among 75 people, according to the global magazine. “There are nearly 7.5 billion humans on planet Earth, but...

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Who are the three Americans released in North Korea?

Who are the three Americans released in North Korea?

They left North Korea on the plane that was traveled by Secretary of State and former director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Kim Hak-song, Kim Dong-chul, and Tony Kim are the American men who were detained in North Korea and were freed on Wednesday. This decision is considered a gesture of goodwill in the...

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6 great advances announced by Google (and how useful they are)

6 great advances announced by Google (and how useful they are)

Artificial intelligence will flood everything in the future that Google seems to have designed for us, but if the user really needs so much technological advancement it is something that will only tell us the time. Sundar Pichai, director of the company, presented on Tuesday at its annual developer conference...

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Israel accuses Iran of attacking its forces in the Golan Heights

Israel accuses Iran of attacking its forces in the Golan Heights

After suffering the launching of 20 rockets, Israel responded and attacked dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria over the course of the night. Israel has accused Iranian forces of attacking 20 Israeli missiles in the Golan Heights with 20 missiles, Israeli official sources said. “Tonight (10.05.2018) about 12.10 am,...

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PCB unlikely to host cricket for one year due to a busy schedule ahead

PCB unlikely to host cricket for one year due to a busy schedule ahead

KARACHI: Although Ireland has shown interest in touring Pakistan, but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will not be able to host the cricket minnows for next one year because of a busy schedule ahead. “West Indies recently toured Pakistan that went well. The country also hosted Pakistan...

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Formulation of large asteroid ejected from the Solar System

Formulation of large asteroid ejected from the Solar System

PARIS: An asteroid ejected from our infant Solar System found refuge billions of kilometers away, beyond the orbit of Neptune, where it has now been spotted, astronomers reported on Wednesday. The curious loner is the first carbon-rich asteroid ever observed in the far-flung region called the Kuiper belt, which is...

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Pakistan: Increased sugar consumption during Ramdan leads to sufficient stock levels

Pakistan: Increased sugar consumption during Ramdan leads to sufficient stock levels

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) expressed contentment over the availability of sufficient sugar stock during Ramadan and noted that 4.35 million metric tons was available with monthly consumption of 0.433 MMT per month in Pakistan. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Economic Coordination...

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NAB initiates a probe against Kamran Michael for accumulating wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income

NAB initiates a probe against Kamran Michael for accumulating wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated a probe against Minister of Statistics Kamran Michael for allegedly accumulating assets beyond known sources of income. Quoting sources, news officials reported, a probe has been launched against the minister for allegedly amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sources...

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Transgender shot dead for not providing a Rs1000 change, video revealed, protest staged

Transgender shot dead for not providing a Rs1000 change, video revealed, protest staged

MANSEHRA: On Wednesday Police released a video footage related to the murder of a transgender person during a marriage ceremony in Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. The law enforcement agency also announced the arrest of the accused Mohammad Riaz who allegedly killed transgender Khurram Shahzad alias Muni in Mansehra’s...

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Shahbaz Sharif to appear before the NAB for PSPC case

Shahbaz Sharif to appear before the NAB for PSPC case

LAHORE: On Wednesday National Accountability Bureau summoned Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif in the Punjab Saaf Pani Company (PSPC) case, said an official of the bureau. The Punjab chief minister is to appear before the anti-graft body on June 4. Sources within the anti-graft body informed media officials that a questionnaire had...

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PTI Chief urges reopening of Asghar Khan’s case in order to solve the ‘aliens’ puzzle

PTI Chief urges reopening of Asghar Khan’s case in order to solve the ‘aliens’ puzzle

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan said the Asghar Khan case should be reopened if the ‘aliens’ puzzle was to be solved. The statement came during his joint press conference alongside MNA Khusro Bakhtiar, who being the head leads a group of national and provincial lawmakers. While...

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