Thursday, June 4, 2020

Pakistan International Airlines plane with over 100 onboard crashes in Karachi

Karachi--A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with over 100 people onboard crashed in a residential area in Karachi near the city's Jinnah International Airport...

Pakistan’s First Female Sikh Journalist Nominated for UK Award

Islamabad--Pakistans first Sikh female journalist, Manmeet Kaur, has been nominated for a prestigious award in the UK, the media reported. Manmeet Kaur, 25, has been...

South Asia may see worst economic performance in 40 years: WB report

New Delhi--As the global economy goes through an unprecedented tough phase amid the coronavirus crisis, a World Bank report on Sunday said that South...

2 anti-India US charities work closely with Pakistan-based Hizbul, LeT

BY AARTI TIKOO SINGH New Delhi/Washington--The two charities, which lobbied against India over Kashmir in the US Congress last year, work closely with Pakistan-based terror...

Government to give Pakistani cinema status of industry

Islamabad--The Imran Khan government has announced that Pakistani cinema will be given the full-fledged status of an industry, a top official said. "To positively highlight...

Stones pelted at ‘Aurat March’ in Pakistan

Islamabad--Incidents of stone pelting were reported at the 'Aurat March' organised in various cities across Pakistan to mark International Women's Day on Sunday which...

Sexist writer abuses rights activist over feminist slogan in Pakistan

BY AARTI TIKOO SINGH New Delhi/Islamabad--Just days ahead of International Women's Day, a controversial drama writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar abused noted rights activist Marvi Sirmed on...

Himalayan towns running dry, say experts

New Delhi--A recent study covering 13 towns across four countries -- India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan -- in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region shows...

“They said change your faith, and you’ll be freed,” says Aasia Bibi

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Paris-- Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was cleared by the country's Supreme Court of blasphemy charges after spending eight years on death row,...

UN chief applauds Pakistan, censures India during Islamabad trip

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BY AARTI TIKOO SINGH New Delhi/Islamabad--Just a week ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to New Delhi, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres during...
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