Press Release: Artist Support Fund by Alhamra Arts Council

Press Release: Artist Support Fund by Alhamra Arts Council

“Every developed and civilized nation consider their artists as the jewel of the crown and our aim to do everything to recognize their efforts and make their lives easier. We thank Allah that our efforts saved many artists that were forced to live their lives in complete isolation. We will continue...

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‘Space for religious minorities in Pakistan shrinking’

‘Space for religious minorities in Pakistan shrinking’

ISLAMABAD: The National Interfaith Working Group established by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) held its inaugural meeting on Tuesday where it discussed the facilitation of interfaith dialogue and collective advocacy, awareness and action to protect the fundamental rights of religious minorities. During the meeting, members of civil society,...

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Trafficking of women to Afghanistan has stopped, FIA tells court

Trafficking of women to Afghanistan has stopped, FIA tells court

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday informed that Supreme Court that the practice of women trafficking to Afghanistan on fake documents has been stopped, ARY News reported. A three member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had directed FIA in July to bust...

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Trump lashes out harshly against Iran in his speech to the United Nations for “sowing chaos, death and destruction”

Trump lashes out harshly against Iran in his speech to the United Nations for “sowing chaos, death and destruction”

Iran was one of the targets of the harshest critics in the speech that the president of the United States, Donald Trump, delivered on Tuesday before the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. Trump blamed Tehran for making the world a less safe place by sowing “chaos,...

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Axact CEO shifted to Adiala jail after arrest

Axact CEO shifted to Adiala jail after arrest

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested Shoaib Shaikh, the owner and chief executive officer of Axact, and shifted him to Adiala jail months after he had been convicted in a fake degree scam case, FIA sources confirmed to Dawn. On July 6, the district and sessions judge,...

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China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

BEIJING: Any plots to sow discord in China’s ties with Pakistan will not prevail, the Chinese government’s top diplomat has said as Beijing fends off criticism of its economic projects in Pakistan and a clampdown in China’s western Xinjiang region. China has pledged $57 billion to build power stations, major...

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Asia Cup 2018, India vs Afghanistan, Twitter Reactions: Indians tickle our funny bone!

Asia Cup 2018, India vs Afghanistan, Twitter Reactions: Indians tickle our funny bone!

Asia Cup 2018, India vs Afghanistan, Twitter Reactions: ‘Captain Cool MS Dhoni is tied to India’s fortunes’. Afghanistan won the toss and elected to bat against Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India in the final match of the Super Four stage at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. Dhoni is completing...

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How 5G technology will make holographic calls possible

How 5G technology will make holographic calls possible

Can holograms be projected from our phones, as in the movie “Star Wars”? The high-speed 5G networks could change the way we use our cell phones, allowing us to enjoy virtual reality on the street, make interactive live broadcasts and even project holograms from our devices. But will continuous connection...

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Family Link: A Google app that allows parents to control their children’s cell phone minute by minute

Family Link: A Google app that allows parents to control their children’s cell phone minute by minute

Would you like to know what your son does on his cell phone all the time? How and how long should the children use the cell phone? The debate is emerging around the world, as children receive their first mobile phone at an increasingly younger age. And there is no...

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Birth of Girls should be celebrated the same way as birth of Boys: Sania Mirza

Birth of Girls should be celebrated the same way as birth of Boys: Sania Mirza

Tennis ace Sania Mirza is known for her vocal views on equality. In a recent interview, the soon-to-be-mother talked about the importance of more voices joining the case.  “It is very difficult to get rid of something that has been a part of from probably the very beginning [of...

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