Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers being offered in Lahore, political leaders express grievances

Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers being offered in Lahore, political leaders express grievances

LAHORE: Funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz- wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif- were offered in Lahore’s Sharif Medical City on Friday, media reported. Funeral prayers will be led by Maulana Tariq Jameel. Following the funeral prayers, Kulsoom Nawaz will be laid to rest in Jati Umra next to...

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Linguistic Ideology: Pakistan’s national language and its evading identity today

Linguistic Ideology: Pakistan’s national language and its evading identity today

Importance of national language Language has been an important and effective means of communication throughout the course of history. In the contemporary era the role of the Power elite has been to essentially use language as a disposition that bends the public opinion to serve their interest. People, who have...

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Warning: Strawberries embedded with needles, slit before you eat!

Warning: Strawberries embedded with needles, slit before you eat!

SYDNEY: Australians have been warned to slit strawberries before gulping them after sewing needles were spotted in several punnets, triggering the withdrawal of three known brands from sale nationwide. Australian authorities earlier this week asked people to dispose of strawberries purchased from Woolworths Group if they bore the brand of...

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British government shuns petition to deport absconder Ishaq Dar, Pakistan to take necessary measures

British government shuns petition to deport absconder Ishaq Dar, Pakistan to take necessary measures

LONDON: The British government on Thursday rejected a petition to extradite former finance minister Ishaq Dar, citing the reason that it has no formal extradition treaty with Pakistan, which explains why they turned down the plea of his deportation. The statement said that the UK has no formal extradition treaty...

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Khalid Maqbool to convince Farooq Sattar to reconsider his resignation from the Rabita Committee

Khalid Maqbool to convince Farooq Sattar to reconsider his resignation from the Rabita Committee

KARACHI: Convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said that the party will try convincing Dr. Farooq Sattar to rejoin coordination committee of MQM-P. Maqbool shared grave concerns over the decision of former convener of MQM-P to quit party’s coordination committee. He further assured that the party’s...

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IK to visit Karachi on Sunday with a promising ‘good news’

IK to visit Karachi on Sunday with a promising ‘good news’

KARACHI: According to Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Zaidi Prime Minister Imran Khan is arriving Karachi on Sunday with a ‘good news’, media reported. While addressing media at the airport, the Syed Zaidi said that Karachi’s development is the prime concern of PTI government’s agenda, adding that the PM...

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Gautam Gambhir dons like a woman to elicit unflagging support for the transgender community

Gautam Gambhir dons like a woman to elicit unflagging support for the transgender community

NEW DELHI: Veteran Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir recently attended an event in Delhi donned like a woman. His pictures have gone tremendously viral across social media. He inaugurated the seventh edition of ‘Hijra Habba’ by wearing a dupatta and a bindi to vehemently express his support towards the transgender community....

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‘Blue light’ hazards unfold, studies reveal the enigma

‘Blue light’ hazards unfold, studies reveal the enigma

Although it is environmentally friendly, blue light can affect your sleep and potentially cause disease. Until the advent of artificial lighting, the sun was the major source of lighting, and people spent their evenings in (relative) darkness. Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated, and we take our...

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Bebo gears up as RJ, all set to launch her own radio debut in December

Bebo gears up as RJ, all set to launch her own radio debut in December

The Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan is set for her radio debut. Apparently, she is  following the footsteps of her close friend Karan Johar and will soon host her own radio show. “I couldn’t have asked for a better start on this platform. I am doing my first radio show...

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Socialbakers Survey: Pakistan ranks 6th with 4,236,743 check-ins during July-August 2018

Socialbakers Survey: Pakistan ranks 6th with 4,236,743 check-ins during July-August 2018

A global media analytics company ‘Socialbakers’ has concluded a survey between the period of 1st June-22nd August 2018. In the survey, they compiled a list of ‘Most Popular Countries by Facebook Check-ins’. According to the reports generated, Pakistan ranks on sixth with total check-ins of 4,236,743 (186,703 Summer check-ins). Hong Kong...

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