Pakistan Draw 1-1 with South Korea – 2017 Asia Cup

Pakistan Draw 1-1 with South Korea – 2017 Asia Cup

Pakistan on Thursday drew their second Super-4s match against South Korea in the 2017 Asia Cup. Pakistan, in the match played in Dhaka, led with the first goal in the match courtesy Ijaz Ahmed. South Korea equalized later to end the game in a 1-1 draw. Pakistan will now face India...

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Muslims should not post photos on Social Media – Darul Iftaa

Muslims should not post photos on Social Media – Darul Iftaa

Darul Iftaa, which issues edicts (official orders or proclamations) for the Darul Uloom Deoband, is said to have announced that Muslims, men and women alike, should not post pictures of themselves or their family members on social media. They are counting the act of posting personal images as ‘un-Islamic’. Why the fatwa? A...

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US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US wants to deepen co-operation with India in the face of growing Chinese influence in Asia. He described India as a “partner” in a “strategic relationship”, adding the US would “never have the same relationship with China, a non-democratic society”. He...

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Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomy

Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomy

Spain is to start suspending Catalonian autonomy on Saturday, after its leader threatened to declare independence. The PM’s office said ministers would meet to activate Article 155 of the constitution, allowing it to take over running of the region. Catalonia’s leader said earlier the region’s parliament would vote on independence,...

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Nawaz, Maryam, Capt (r) Safdar indicted by NAB court

Nawaz, Maryam, Capt (r) Safdar indicted by NAB court

The accountability court has indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar under London flats property reference filed by NAB. All suspects have rejected the allegations. Nawaz Sharif was indicted by the court in presence of his representative, Zafar Khan. The accountability court...

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#Metoo trend floods the walls of social media as women from all across the world share their harassment stories

#Metoo trend floods the walls of social media as women from all across the world share their harassment stories

The recent disclosure of Hollywood’s successful producer, Harvey Weinstein, as a sexual harasser has caused a stir on social media amongst women. Many famous female celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence are coming forward to share their horrific harassment stories. Earlier this week, Alyssa Milano, a Twitterer used the...

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