“I need to stay alive as I still have to fight the legal battle for Aasia Bibi,” says Aasia’s husband as he appeals to Trump for refuge

“I need to stay alive as I still have to fight the legal battle for Aasia Bibi,” says Aasia’s husband as he appeals to Trump for refuge

ISLAMABAD: The husband of Asia Bibi – a Christian woman acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan after being on death row for eight years in a blasphemy case – appealed on Sunday to US President Donald Trump for refuge, citing danger to family members’ lives. The Supreme Court on...

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Maulana Samiul Haq’s assassination: “Agencies to dig out the actual cause of murder,” says Senator Mir

Maulana Samiul Haq’s assassination: “Agencies to dig out the actual cause of murder,” says Senator Mir

LAHORE ‘: Markazi Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith Ameer Senator Sajid Mir has condemned the murder of Maulana Samiul Haq, saying such an incident in one of the most sensitive cities (Rawalpindi) of the country is peculiar. “The incident that happened just before the talks between Taliban and the US has raised many questions,”...

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Maulana Samiul Haq expired an hour before he was rushed to the hospital

Maulana Samiul Haq expired an hour before he was rushed to the hospital

RAWALPINDI: Chief of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Maulana Samiul Haq, who was assassinated in his house in Bahria Town on Friday, had died an hour before he was taken to hospital and there was no bleeding from his body, a source close to the investigation revealed, quoting from a...

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Pregnancy perks for mommies!

Pregnancy perks for mommies!

With the swollen feet, extra pounds and aching back, there are plenty of not-so-fun side effects when you’re expecting. But did you know that there are many pregnancy perks that can benefit your long-term health? Let’s take a look at how. You’re probably all too familiar with the numerous aggravations—morning sickness, heartburn,...

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The Beauty Fix

The Beauty Fix

Wedding season is upon us and every bride-to-be wants glowing skin on her big day. During the days leading up to your wedding, stress levels will be high and it helps to know when to schedule facials and treatments ahead of time. From how to tame those pesky breakouts and...

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Pakistan: a cultural corridor and pilgrims’ paradise

Pakistan: a cultural corridor and pilgrims’ paradise

Karachi recently hosted a wonderful international tourism expo. The aim was twofold: promote domestic tourism and portray Pakistan as a cultural corridor and pilgrims’ paradise to the wider world. A number of Asian, Middle Eastern and Persian countries also attended the event to attract potential Pakistani tourists. It was no...

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Pakistan’s Heritage and Tourism: Encounter, engagement and experience

Pakistan’s Heritage and Tourism: Encounter, engagement and experience

It is a globally recognized fact that revenue generated through tourism activity has yielded more than any other sector of business. Tourism stands on the verge of coming of age and we must strive to make Pakistan a tourists’ destination; with the influx of tourists inevitably changing the entire outlook...

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Efforts wear-off as Karsaz bombing investigation reaps no result

Efforts wear-off as Karsaz bombing investigation reaps no result

KARACHI: For Shafiq Hout, it is a ritual of remembrance. Every October 18, the 55-year-old Pakistan People’s Party worker visits a local cemetery in Lyari, Karachi, and prays for his colleagues—the martyrs who lost their lives in Pakistan’s deadliest attack in 2007. That day, eleven years ago, 160 people were...

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Babar Azam becomes the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 T20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand

Babar Azam becomes the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 T20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand

DUBAI: Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 with a comfortable 47-run win in the third and final match in Dubai on Sunday. The 24-year-old — ranked number one in Twenty20s — hit a punishing 58-ball 79 with seven boundaries...

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Jemina reacts to Khadim Hussain’s Twitter account suspension: “Well done Twitter!”

Jemina reacts to Khadim Hussain’s Twitter account suspension: “Well done Twitter!”

KARACHI: Following request of the federal government, Twitter has blocked Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s official and verified account on “violation of the Twitter Rules”. In a reaction to this news, former wife of Prime Minister Imran Khan, who seems to have been closely observing the unfolding of...

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