NAB chief to personally probe Asad Munir’s alleged suicide

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal has decided to personally investigate the alleged suicide committed by Brigadier (r) Asad Munir. According to a press release issued on Monday,

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


Reena and Raveena sound a familiar knell

Raoof Hasan

Candid Corner No cosmetic dressings, no lip-service medications, no half-baked measures will do In a display of the worst form of religiosity, two minor Hindu girls, Reena and Raveena, were kidnapped from


Imran Khan and opposition

Can democracy endure no-holds barred fights? While both the government and opposition bear the responsibility for strengthening the system, the party in power has to go the extra mile because it is


Bailout agreement with IMF to be reached soon: Asad Umar

Bailout agreement with IMF to be reached soon: Asad Umar

‘PTI govt only had 15 days of reserves left when it came to power’, finance minister laments ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar said on Monday that the government has made progress in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as the...



Media Watch: To play the keera’s advocate

It’s gone viral, the Kingtox insect repellent advertisement has. The ad ticks all the boxes. It’s funny. It’s relevant to the product at hand. It stays in your mind. And, like (most)


Danish Saeed wins gold medal in martial arts

PESHAWAR: Danish Saeed claimed a very deserving gold medal in the opening category of the Mardan District Spring Inter-Club Wushu Championship which concluded at Sports Complex Mardan on Monday. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wushu Association


Punjab IGP suspends 40 DSPs over corruption

LAHORE: Punjab Inspector General Police (IGP) Amjad Javed Saleemi has suspended 40 deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) after they were proved guilty in corruption charges. The Regional Police Officers (RPOs) and district police officers


KMC to demolish illegal constructions on Hill Park welfare land

KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) administration has pulled its socks up to retrieve illegally grabbed land in renowned Hill Park. The administration has decided to raze illegal constructions on Hill Park’s welfare land worth millions.


Arts / Entertainment

Laal Kabootar Review

Laal Kabootar Review

3.5 stars out of 5.0 Pakistani film ‘Laal Kabootar’ is an extremely good film when compared to several recent films being showcased in cinema. Amid the drought of desi content for our cinemas following the self-enforced ban on Bollywood, the...