Pak restricts screening of Indian films in cinemas on occasion of Eids

Pak restricts screening of Indian films in cinemas on occasion of Eids

The government of Pakistan has put limited restriction on screening of Indian movies in Pakistani cinemas in order to revive and promote local industry, media reports. A notification in this regard has been issued here Thursday by the ministry of information and broadcasting. According to the notification, the federal government has decided to put a […]

England vs Pakistan: ICC bars Pak players from wearing Apple smart watches during play

England vs Pakistan: ICC bars Pak players from wearing Apple smart watches during play

After an eventful first day of Test cricket between England and Pakistan at Lord’s, that saw the visitors bowling out the hosts with a total of 184 on the board, the anti-corruption officials came down upon Sarfraz Ahmed’s side to bar them from wearing Apple smartwatches on the field. According to reports, at least a couple […]

Dr Aafia Siddiqui death rumours laid to rest

Dr Aafia Siddiqui death rumours laid to rest

Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s death rumours on the social media have been rejected today by the Pakistan Envoy in the United States, reports said. Pakistani consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqi visited detained scientist in Carswell detention facility in Texas on Wednesday. As per the statement, Pakistani consul general in Houston Aisha Farooqi has met detained […]

Begging at public, religious places in Srinagar banned

Begging at public, religious places in Srinagar banned

The Jammu and Kashmir government has banned begging at public and religious places here and directed the police to arrest the offenders. The order, issued by Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah Wednesday, said Srinagar being the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir holds a great importance in the socio-economic landscape of the […]

Former ISI chief Asad Durrani denied visa to visit India, misses launch of his book

Former ISI chief Asad Durrani denied visa to visit India, misses launch of his book

Former chief of Pakistani intelligence agency ISI Asad Durrani on Wednesday missed the launch of a book which he co-authored with a former RAW chief in Delhi after being denied an Indian visa. Durrani had co-authored the book titled ”The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace” with former RAW chief AS Dulat […]

Keep distance of 6 inches when together: Pak varsity to male and female students

Keep distance of 6 inches when together: Pak varsity to male and female students

A Pakistani university has asked male and female students to maintain a distance of six inches when together, causing an uproar in social media against the varsity’s notification. The Islamabad-based Bahria University last week issued the notification to students at all three of its campuses – in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Dawn newspaper reported. A […]

American literary giant Philip Roth dies

American literary giant Philip Roth dies

Prolific novelist Philip Roth, a dominant force in American literature throughout the latter half of the 20th century, has died at the age of 85. Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of Portnoy’s Complaint to the elegiac lyricism of American Pastoral, died Tuesday night. Roth’s death, […]

Pak faces setback at World Bank over Kishanganga dam

Pak faces setback at World Bank over Kishanganga dam

Pakistan faces a setback on Kishanganga dam issue in World Bank (WB) on Wednesday stated that its role as mediator is of technical in nature and therefore limited, reports said. In a statement issued after two rounds of dialogues between Pakistani delegation and WB officials, it had been stated that both parties pondered several options […]