Faisal Edhi declines Indian Donation

KARACHI: The Edhi Foundation formally turned down on Tuesday the offer of INR10 million from the Indian government as a reward for taking care of Geeta and sending her back to India. Addressing a press conference at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday, Faisal Edhi of the Edhi Foundation said that the

Wahab Riaz Accused Of Ball-Tampering

DUBAI: Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz was accused of ball-tampering by English batsman Joe Root during the ongoing Test match between the two countries in the UAE but no evidence of wrongdoing was presented, said team sources on Sunday. Riaz was apparently accused of tampering the ball during England's second innings

Exploring The Beauty Of Islam

In a world filled with religious and cultural bigotry, Oprah Winfrey aims to promote tolerance and harmony with her new TV series Belief, that explores various religious and spiritual beliefs and practices. According to Oprah, the show invites viewers to witness some of the world’s most fascinating spiritual journeys through the eyes of

Pakistan’s Global Ranking Slipped 10 Ranks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan slid two places to be ranked 138th on the ‘Ease of Doing Business Index’ of the World Bank. Pakistan improved its distance to frontier (DTF) score, from 51.62 to 51.69, but slid in the list of 189 economies of the world, ranked in terms of the ease it offers to

Asin Is Reportedly Getting Married To Micromax Founder

Can you hear wedding bells in the distance? For Asin is reportedly getting married to Micromax founder Rahul Sharma on November 26, in Delhi. The All Is Well actress, who met Delhi based industrialist Rahul via her Khiladi 786 co-star Akshay Kumar, will get married in a "private and closely guarded" ceremony in November. The

Pledge To Work For Girls’ Education

WASHINGTON: The First Lady of Pakistan Begum Kalsum Nawaz Sharif attended a special ceremony and cultural show that was hosted by her counterpart from the host country Michelle Obama in the White House on Thursday. It was also attended by prime minister's daughter Maryam Nawaz who was invited by Michelle Obama

Aamir Khan Not Working On Lagaan Sequel

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is reportedly not working on the sequel to Ashutosh Gowariker's 2001 film Lagaan.  Aamir had reportedly started working on the second instalment of the film. "It is completely false news (Aamir working on the sequel). It is not true at all," sources said.  Lagaan revolved around a

Former British PM Admits ‘Mistakes’

Tony Blair has moved to prepare the ground for the publication of the Chilcot enquiry into the Iraq war by offering a qualified apology for the use of misleading intelligence and the failure to prepare for the aftermath of the invasion. In an interview with Fareed Zakaria on CNN, the former British

Kabul Urged Islamabad To Take Action Against Afghan Taliban

ISLAMABAD: Following Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s remarks that Pakistan could not bring Taliban to the negotiating table “and be asked to kill them at the same time,” the government in Kabul has urged Islamabad to take action against Afghan Taliban. In a joint-statement after a meeting between the premier and US President Barack

Saudi Arabia May Be Bankrupt By 2020, Says IMF

Saudi Arabia may run out of financial assets in five years’ time if current spending policies are maintained, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The slump in oil prices has led to Saudi Arabia’s fiscal health coming under pressure, the IMF said. The kingdom will post a budget deficit of more