Fawad rejects reports of alleged JeM headquarters

— Journalist delegation to be taken to site  ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday rejected reports that a madrassa in Bawalpur is allegedly the headquarter of militant

ECP completes arrangements for 2018 by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for holding of bye-elections in 36 constituencies on October 14. According to an ECP official, the elections will be held for


Coming out of the Pulwama shadow

 ‘Not before Siachen melts’ Pulwama attack happened and hell broke loose in the subcontinent. From blame game to war hysteria, all drastic options are being furiously debated. The bitter truth is, as


A baffling style of accountability

Punishing the corrupt or maligning  the political class? The National Assembly sitting on Thursday was adjourned after opposition members protesting the arrest of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani raised a ruckus


NBP posts highest-ever revenue of Rs97bn

NBP posts highest-ever revenue of Rs97bn

KARACHI: The meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) was held on Friday at the bank’s head office in Karachi. The BoD approved the financial statements of the bank for the year ended December 31,...


Trump terms Indo-Pak row ‘very dangerous situation’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump voiced alarm Friday at the “very dangerous situation” between India and Pakistan, warning that New Delhi was considering “very strong” action after an attack in occupied Kashmir.


Maldives arrests former president Yameen for money laundering

MALÉ: Maldivian authorities Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges, officials said. The arrest came after a court began a preliminary hearing into allegations that Yameen



Japan-funded project for special children inaugurated

LAHORE: The Government of Japan funded grass roots assistance project for provision of a school bus especially for the intellectually challenged students of Fukuoka Schooling Lahore was inaugurated here on Friday 22nd February.


5 children die of ‘food poisoning’ in Karachi

–PMA urges food authority to ensure quality food at eateries –Balochistan CM condoles their death –Sindh CM’s advisor takes notice KARACHI: Five children died of suspected food poisoning in Saddar area of the


Arts / Entertainment

MJ’s estate sues HBO for $100m

MJ’s estate sues HBO for $100m

Michael Jackson’s estate filed a $100 million lawsuit against HBO on Thursday over plans to air a documentary that alleges the singer sexually abused two young boys. The 53-page suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims HBO was violating a “non-disparagement” agreement by...