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UNITED STATES: A Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh among ten people were killed and  11 others were injured when a student armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday. A Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh, studying in the US facilitated the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange...
Inefficiency, negligence, mismanagement and lack of coordination still remain the hallmark of our fast-expanding banking sector in the country that are causing embarrassment to the customers of the banks. In December 2017, I reported the hat-trick of headaches caused by the UBL's flawed internet banking system which not only delayed...
ISLAMABAD: Shab-e-Barat, the night of reverence, fervour and divine blessings for Muslims would be observed across the country on the night falling between Tuesday and Wednesday, Sha'ban-ul-Moazzam 14, 15 1439 AH (May 1,2). The city mosques administrations have already started decorating and illuminating their respective mosques to celebrate the occasion...
Islamic banking is thriving in Pakistan for the past 15 years. Credit goes to Meezan Bank Limited for opening the doors of a full-fledged Islamic banking in Pakistan since 2002. But the most pathetic aspect of this Islamic banking is that it is flourishing on 'Haraam' (us-Islamic) formula of...
ISLAMABAD: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday said the judges did not call anyone 'The Godfather' in the landmark ruling of Supreme Court in Panama Papers case announced on July 28when Nawaz Sharif was disqualified. Addressing the deputy Attorney General, he queried, "Have you read the Panamagate judgement? Was Nawaz Sharif...
Cricket's Asia Cup has been moved from India to the United Arab Emirates over Pakistan's refusal to cross the border, as relations simmer between the arch rivals, the Asian Cricket Council said Tuesday. The biennial event was due to be held in India in September, sparking protests from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) who called...
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday expressed Pakistan's support towards Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)'s connectivity initiatives and offered to connect CPEC with SCO's 6 approved routes which would greatly enhance their vitality to become a conduit for linking Eurasian landmass, China, Russia and Central Asia with the...
Turkey witnessed the bloodiest coup attempt in its political history on July 15, 2016, when a section of the Turkish military launched a coordinated operation in several major cities to topple the government and unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soldiers and tanks took to the streets and a number of...
ISLAMABAD: Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died, current leader Narendra Modi said Thursday of the ailing 93-year-old who had been hospitalised. "Atal Ji's passing away is a personal and irreplaceable loss for me," Modi said in a tweet Thursday, using a Hindi-language honorific. "It was Atal Ji's exemplary...
KARACHI: The Sindh Government has announced four-day holidays on account of Eid-ul-Azha in the province. A notification has been issued in this regard. According to the notification, the province will witness Eid holidays from August 21 to 24. It may be noted here that federal government had announced three days Eid...
J. Choudhry Turkey is observing 2nd anniversary of failed coup on July 15, 2018, to commemorate the sacrifices of the Turkish people who foiled the coup. On July 15, 2016, the Turkish military launched a coup against the Turkish President Recep Tayyab Erdogan, but the masses of the country came...