Five signs of Laylatul Qadr

Posted 03:04 AM, 6 May, 2021

Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Decree or Night of Power, is one of the most sacred nights in the Islamic calendar. It takes place in the last 10 days of ...

Punjab governor takes notice of ‘irregularities’ in medicines purchase

Posted 01:15 PM, 6 May, 2021

Taking notice of the irregularities allegedly committed in the purchase of medicines from a dispensary situated inside the Governor House, Punjab ...

Actress Azekah Daniel complains of discrimination by fans

Posted 01:10 PM, 6 May, 2021

Pakistani actress Azekah Daniel decided to reveal her reservations over belonging to a religious minority in Pakistan during an interview. Actress ...

'Don't watch' - fans warned off Tokyo Olympics marathon test

Posted 10:15 PM, 5 May, 2021

Spectators were urged to stay away as a subdued Tokyo Olympics marathon rehearsal took place under strict anti-coronavirus conditions in Sapporo on ...

G7 ends talks with criticism of China, Russia, Iran

Posted 11:59 PM, 5 May, 2021

The Group of Seven wealthy democracies on Wednesday wrapped up their first in-person meeting in more than two years, accusing China of human rights ...

US warplanes helping Afghan forces fend off Taliban: officials

Posted 08:48 PM, 5 May, 2021

American warplanes were backing Afghan forces against a major Taliban offensive in the south of the country even as the US military pressed on with a ...

Chicken price flies high ahead of Eid

Posted 11:52 AM, 6 May, 2021

At a time, when people are already standing in long queues to get one kg of sugar at government-subsidized rates, the price of broiler chicken has ...

Government announces 20pc cut in private school fee 

Posted 02:19 AM, 4 May, 2021

Authorities have notified 20 percent cut in private school fees with effect from April to onward. The education ministry and the Private Educational ...

1.5C warming cap could 'halve' sea level rise from melting ice

Posted 09:38 PM, 5 May, 2021

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could halve how much sea levels rise due to melting ice sheets this century, according to a major new ...

Facebook oversight board upholds Trump ban, calls for more review

Posted 08:57 PM, 5 May, 2021

Facebook's independent oversight board on Wednesday upheld the platform's ban on former US president Donald Trump but called for a further review of ...

Food pantries spread in Philippines as virus restrictions bite

Posted 01:28 PM, 30 Apr, 2021

Community-run stalls offering free food to the needy have multiplied across the Philippines, with many struggling to feed their families as ...

WTO calls for agreement for fair access to Covid jabs

Posted 11:46 PM, 5 May, 2021

The World Trade Organization chief called Wednesday for international agreement on how to ensure more equal access to Covid-19 vaccines, amid an ...

Italy, G20 look to return of tourism

Posted 09:52 PM, 4 May, 2021

Italy is ready to welcome back travellers, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said Tuesday after hosting a G20 meeting that put tourism at the heart of the ...

Car ban and virus curfew open Tunis streets to cyclists

Posted 03:26 PM, 4 May, 2021

On the usually traffic-clogged streets of Tunisia's capital, cyclists are pedalling away peacefully on empty boulevards, enjoying a night-time ban on ...