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March 18, 2019 | 01:32:10 PM

Rs100bn annually for development of tribal areas

Govt to spend over Rs100bn annually for development of tribal areas

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Monday that the government plans to spend over Rs100 billion annually for 10 years for the development of tribal districts. The premier took to his Twitter handle and wrote that living up to his government's commitment, they were initiating a three-week consultative process on 10 years Development Plan for former Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

March 18, 2019 | 01:30:50 PM

First-ever foreign ministers' strategic dialogue

Shah Mehmood Qureshi reaches China for the first-ever foreign ministers' strategic dialogue

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived in Beijing on Monday to attend the first ever Pakistan-China Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialogue. He will be China from March 18 to March 20. During the three-day official visit, Qureshi will discuss bilateral relations with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

March 18, 2019 | 01:27:53 PM

Quetta Gladiators wins PSL 2019

Quetta Gladiators overwhelm Peshawar Zalmi to clinch maiden Pakistan Super League title

Quetta Gladiators fought their way to ultimate victory against Peshawar Zalmi in the title match of the Pakistan Super League 2019 at the National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday. The occasion marks the side's first victory after having reached the final on two previous occasions.

March 18, 2019 | 01:25:30 PM

Bought weapons online

NZ gun shop says Christchurch suspect bought weapons online, calls for gun law reforms

Monday Mar 18, 2019 The owner of a New Zealand gun store said on Monday the man charged with murder in Christchurch's mass shooting had bought firearms and ammunition online from the store, but it did not sell him the high-powered weapon used in the mosque shootings.

March 18, 2019 | 01:24:20 PM

Statement in Model Town tragedy

Model Town tragedy: JIT to record Nawaz Sharif's statement today

On Saturday, the provincial home department of Punjab permitted JIT to proceed with investigations. LAHORE (Dunya News) - The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Monday will interrogate former premier Nawaz Sharif in the Model Town tragedy - which left 14 members of Minhaj-ul-Quran International (MQI) killed and dozens injured on June 17, 2014.

March 18, 2019 | 01:22:23 PM

Thank You My King

'Thank You My King': Islamabad widow salutes PM Imran Khan for helping his voter out (VIDEO)

ISLAMABAD - An old woman, who had appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to help her get out of her misery, has apparently seen the 'Change' she really needed in her life - at least for now.

March 17, 2019 | 06:13:12 PM

Award for Pakistan's Christchurch hero Naeem Rashid

PM Imran announces award for Christchurch hero Naeem Rashid

Can't connect right now! retry ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced that national award will be conferred posthumously on Mian Naeem Rashid, a Pakistani man who lost his life while attempting to prevent a terrorist from shooting worshippers at a mosque in New Zealand.

March 17, 2019 | 06:11:44 PM

Show love for all Muslims

New Zealand PM urges Trump to 'show love' for all Muslims

by Agencies , (Last Updated 1 day ago) WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she told US President Donald Trump to show "sympathy and love" to all Muslim communities. Ardern said she made the comments when Trump asked what he could do in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque attacks, according to The Guardian.

March 16, 2019 | 01:18:02 PM

57pc approve good rating to PM

57pc approve good rating to PM: Survey

ISLAMABAD - A combined 57 percent of respondents, in a new nationwide poll of Pakistanis by the International Republican Institute's (IRI) Center for Insights in Survey Research, believe that Prime Minister Imran Khan is doing a 'very good job' while 56 percent have given an approval to the government policies.

March 16, 2019 | 01:15:46 PM

Intellectual Property Can Create an Income Stream

How Intellectual Property Can Create an Income Stream Even When You're at Work

6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Nightingale-Conant' s book The Power of Passive Income: Make Money Work For You . Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | IndieBound Sometimes people assume that leaving the salaried world means starting a whole new life.

March 16, 2019 | 01:14:04 PM

Aamir Liaquat into A Phadda With Mehwish Hayat

Aamir Liaquat Just Inserted Himself Into A Phadda With Mehwish Hayat And It's The Weirdest Feud We've Ever Seen

Mehwish Hayat is known for her exceptional work in the field of acting. Her valuable contributions to the Pakistani cinema and the TV are highly appreciated by all. Mehwish is a model turned actress and has been featured in numerous campaigns and commercials.

March 16, 2019 | 01:12:54 PM

Vacuum Pose Shouldn't be Mandatory

Breon Ansley Thinks the Vacuum Pose Shouldn't be Mandatory in Classic Physique - Generation Iron Fitness & Bodybuilding Network

No vacuum pose for Breon Ansley. The differentiation between Men's Open Bodybuilding and Classic Physique can be somewhat difficult to discern. For this reason, many are calling for Classic Physique to make some changes to the mandatory poses in order to set the newer division apart.

March 16, 2019 | 01:10:51 PM

Growing hostility to Islam

Erdogan says New Zealand attack shows growing hostility to Islam

Tayyip Erdogan says New Zealand attack shows growing hostility to Islam. ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday condemned the deadly attack on two mosques in New Zealand, saying it illustrated the growing hostility towards Islam "idly" watched by the world.

March 16, 2019 | 01:09:52 PM

Aurat March's 'vulgar' posters

Should feminists claim Aurat March's 'vulgar' posters? Yes, absolutely

Kishwar Naheed has let us down. At the Sindh Aurat Tanzeem celebration for women's day, hardly a week after thousands of sinful women spilled out into the streets, chanting and marching for their rights, she said: The Aurat March slogans have transgressed cultural values, they have lost sight of tradition.

March 16, 2019 | 01:08:45 PM

Sindh's apathy erasing its history

The Agham Kot dilemma - is Sindh's apathy erasing its history? | The Express Tribune

BADIN: In the course of its millennia-long history, Sindh has been both cradle of civilisation and gateway to the Sub-Continent at large. With remains that correspond to the different periods of time - from pre-history to the more recent epochs that are associated with some of the grandest civilisations of the world - for many historians and archaeologists, the province rivals Egypt or Greece in terms of historical richness.

March 16, 2019 | 01:06:54 PM

'Expeditious justice' proposal

Bar threatens to protest CJP's 'expeditious justice' proposal | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa's desire to revamp the criminal justice system is facing a major challenge from the legal fraternity, which is apparently not ready to accept his planned judicial reforms for expeditious justice.

March 16, 2019 | 01:05:26 PM

Decentralized web

Asia Times | Decentralized web: what cost a free Internet? | Article

If you have recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or trying to find an alternative to Google, you are certainly not alone. The tech giants are invading our privacy, misusing our data, strangling economic growth and helping governments spy on us.

March 16, 2019 | 01:03:52 PM

Will not promote Modi's BJP

Aamir Khan says he will not promote Modi's BJP in upcoming India elections

Bollywood star Aamir Khan has ruled out the possibility of promoting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bhartiya Janta Party in the elections a few days after the Indian prime minister urged the Bollywood celebrities to motivate people to vote this coming election.

March 16, 2019 | 01:02:44 PM

Ahmed Ali Butt criticizes Aurat March

Actor Ahmed Ali Butt criticizes Aurat March and netizens are fuming

Famed Pakistani actor Ahmed Ali Butt has drawn immense ire from after he came forth criticizing the Aurat March in an Instagram post last week.

March 16, 2019 | 01:02:05 PM

Transferring money-laundering case to Islamabad

Court orders to transfer money-laundering case to Islamabad

A banking court on Friday ordered the transfer of the fake bank accounts and mega money laundering case to Islamabad. The banking court in Karachi announced its decision on the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) petition to transfer the money laundering case to Islamabad. During the last hearing on Monday, the court had reserved its decision.

March 16, 2019 | 01:00:36 PM

US to deny visas to ICC members

US to deny visas to ICC members probing US troops in Afghanistan

The United States announced on Friday it would deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court involved in investigating the actions of US troops in Afghanistan or other countries. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington was prepared to take further steps, including economic sanctions, if the war crimes court goes ahead with any probes of US or allied personnel.

March 16, 2019 | 12:59:15 PM

Ice drug popularity: admits Karachi police chief

Ice drug popular among college girls, admits Karachi police chief | The Express Tribune

KARACHI : In a recent revelation, it has been found that college girls are more involved in the consumption of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as Ice drug. The Karachi Police Chief AIG Amir Sheikh, in a media briefing on Thursday, said that addiction of the Ice drug is commonly observed amongst university and college students as it is available for a mere Rs700-2,000 per gram.

March 16, 2019 | 12:57:57 PM

New Zealand shooter visited Pakistan in 2018

New Zealand mosque shooter visited Pakistan in 2018, confirms hotel owner

Brenton Tarrant, the prime suspect in the mass shooting at mosques in New Zealand, visited Pakistan as a tourist in October, 2018. At least 49 people were killed after Tarrant, opened fire on Friday morning in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

March 16, 2019 | 12:56:34 PM

Test cancelled after New Zealand attacks

New Zealand, Bangladesh cricket Test cancelled after mosque attacks

New Zealand and Bangladesh on Friday cancelled the third cricket Test after 49 people were killed in gun attacks on mosques in Christchurch, including one that was attended by the Bangladeshi team. "A joint decision between NZC and the @BCBtigers has been made to cancel the Hagley Oval Test," the New Zealand team tweeted, adding that all players and officials were safe.

March 16, 2019 | 12:55:30 PM

Peshawar storm into PSL4 final

Peshawar storm into PSL final, beat Islamabad by 48 runs in eliminator

Peshawar Zalmi face Quetta Gladiators in Sunday's final at National Stadium

March 16, 2019 | 12:54:45 PM

'Captain Marvel' delayed in Pakistan

'Captain Marvel' delayed in Pakistan due to outstanding payment issues | The Express Tribune

LAHORE : Marvel fans across Pakistan have been puzzled over the delay in the screening of Captain Marvel, which was originally supposed to be released on March 8 on the occasion of Women's Day. It was then reported that the highly-anticipated film would hit theatres on March 15 but unfortunately, it did not.

March 16, 2019 | 12:53:43 PM

The Hottest Chat App for Teens Is … Google Docs

Google Docs is the most popular chatting app among students

Facebook Messenger? No. WhatsApp? Hardly. Sneaky paper notes? Far from it. The hottest medium for chatting in a classroom for students is Google Docs, which is ironic considering how the app was supposed to facilitate collaboration among student groups and boost their productivity.

March 16, 2019 | 12:52:55 PM

Facebook Bank

Who Will Trust Facebook Bank?

This week saw global service outages taking Facebook off the grid on Wednesday, the longest outage in 15 years. The ignominy of having to announce this on Twitter must have had Facebook executives wincing. The outage comes a week after mainstream media revealed that Facebook is working on a secret project to develop a "Facebook Coin".

March 16, 2019 | 12:52:01 PM

Ties tense over Taliban talks

US, Kabul ties tense over Taliban talks

WASHINGTON: A close aide to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday sparked a diplomatic spat with the United States by offering tough criticism of Washington´s talks with the Taliban. The advisor, Hamdullah Mohib, took particular aim at US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and his personal "ambitions" in Afghanistan. "We don´t know what´s going on.

March 16, 2019 | 12:51:17 PM

Credit for Modi's unlikely success would go to the opposition

If Modi wins again

If Narendra Modi's BJP romps home to victory in the just announced Indian general elections in the face of all-pervasive public anger against the regime for the mindboggling mess it has made of the country, the credit for his unlikely success would go to the opposition.

March 16, 2019 | 12:49:15 PM

e-challan system in Lahore

Is the e-challan system in Lahore effective?

The e-challan facility was launched in Lahore by the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) in September 2018 but people have found flaws in the system. Cameras have been installed which capture the license plate of the traffic violator's car, and send the challan to the car owner's home.

March 16, 2019 | 12:48:41 PM

Balochistan bans sale of carbonated drinks

Balochistan bans sale of carbonated drinks in schools, colleges | The Express Tribune

The Balochistan government on Friday decided to impose a ban on sale of carbonated drinks at all educational institutions across the province. The decision was taken at a meeting of Balochistan Food Authority, chaired by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan in Quetta, Express News reported.

March 16, 2019 | 12:47:53 PM

Grand Hyatt Tower apartments

Grand Hyatt Tower: CDA urges court to withdraw apartments' regularization order

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Friday filed a review appeal in the Supreme Court urging the apex court to review its order for regularisation of apartments in the Grand Hyatt, ARY News reported. According to the petition, the apartments constructed on the plot orignally bought for construction of a hotel couldn't be regularized.

March 16, 2019 | 12:46:47 PM

Markhor hunting in Gilgit Baltistan

Another American hunts a markhor in Gilgit Baltistan

Another American citizen on Friday hunted a markhor during the current hunting season in Gilgit-Baltistan's Astore district. He hunted the wild goat at Doyan valley. This is the fourth consecutive hunt of markhor in Gilgit Baltistan this year as the government and communities share the hunting fee paid by the foreigners.

March 16, 2019 | 12:45:26 PM

New Zealand attack suspect charged

New Zealand mosque terror attack suspect charged with murder

A right-wing extremist, who filmed himself on a rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead in New Zealand, was charged with murder after appearing before court on Saturday. Australian-born 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant stood in the dock wearing handcuffs and a white prison smock, as the judge read a single murder charge against him.

March 16, 2019 | 12:44:15 PM

Father-son duo killed in New Zealand shooting

Pakistani man who tried stopping NZ mosque terrorist succumbs to wounds: sources

Saturday Mar 16, 2019 CHRISTCHURCH: A Pakistani man, who attempted to stop the white terrorist who opened fire earlier today at a New Zealand mosque, has succumbed to his injuries, sources informed Geo News. Late Naeem Rashid, who was injured in his bid to overpower the attacker, passed away late Friday night.

March 16, 2019 | 12:15:37 AM

Black armbands to support NZ terror attack victims

PSL players, match officials wear black armbands in show of support for NZ terror attack victims

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday expressed shock and grief over the terror attacks on New Zealand's Christchurch mosques ahead of Friday prayers and announced that all players and match officials shall sport black armbands in the Pakistan Super League fixture today in a show of support for affected families.

March 15, 2019 | 07:25:05 PM

Ready to hold talks with Modi

PM Imran Khan says ready to hold talks with Indian counterpart Narendra Modi

BAJAUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistani does not want war but our desire for peace should not be misconstrued as weakness. PM Imran Khan was addressing a public rally in Bajaur Agency here on Friday. Imran Khan said, "For the progress and betterment of Pakistan, I'm ready to hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi."

March 15, 2019 | 07:22:00 PM

Captain Marvel is not releasing in Pakistan

Captain Marvel is not releasing in Pakistan yet but it isn't because of India

Pakistani fans won't be able to watch one of the most anticipated films of the year, Captain Marvel, in cinemas but it isn't because of India. According to Cinepax cinemas, the film, which opened on March 8 across the world, will not be releasing in Pakistan as Disney's regional office did not give Pakistan the rights to run it.

March 15, 2019 | 07:20:16 PM

PSL 2020 to be held in Pakistan

All future PSL matches to be held in Pakistan: PM

Thursday Mar 14, 2019 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that all future matches of the Pakistan Premier League (PSL) will be held in Pakistan. PM Imran said this during the inauguration ceremony for new visa regime for 175 countries to promote tourism and investments in the country.

March 15, 2019 | 07:18:05 PM

49 killed, 20 injured: Pakistan's four nationals injured, five missing

Pakistan confirms four nationals injured, five missing after Christchurch shooting

ISLAMABAD: Four Pakistani nationals were injured in the terrorist attack on two Mosques in New Zealand, Foreign Office said Friday. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, while talking to Geo News, said the injured have been admitted to hospital. The spokesman said five other Pakistani nationals are missing following the shooting.

March 15, 2019 | 11:28:15 AM

Ddifficult time will pass

Nawaz tells family 'difficult time will pass'

by News Desk , (Last Updated 12 hours ago) Refusing the provincial government's offer to pay for medical treatment in the country, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday conveyed to his family that "difficult time will pass", asking them to "have faith".

March 15, 2019 | 11:27:10 AM

"Long-held ties" with proscribed organisations

PTI govt cannot be trusted with cracking down against banned organisations: Bilawal

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday said he does not trust PTI with cracking down on banned organisations while reiterating his demand that the government remove from the federal cabinet a trio of ministers who he accuses of having "long-held ties" with proscribed organisations.

March 15, 2019 | 11:25:58 AM

Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor: Pakistan, India score diplomatic success

ISLAMABAD: Diplomatic success was pulled off on Thursday at Attari between Pakistan and India when both saw an 'achievement' in the form of a joint statement, issued after a gap of two years, in which both agreed to work towards 'expeditiously operationalising' the Kartarpur Corridor.'

March 15, 2019 | 11:24:25 AM

PM lauds PAF

PM Imran lauds PAF's professional excellence

by APP , (Last Updated 12 hours ago) ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Thursday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office. During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan lauded the remarkable professional excellence of Pakistan Air Force (PAF).

March 15, 2019 | 11:23:08 AM

New Zealand mosque shootings

New Zealand mosque shootings

A selection of images here from outside the Al Noor mosque, where an as yet unconfirmed number of people have died. If you're just joining us, we're bringing you live coverage of a significant attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. Police say there have been multiple fatalities after attackers opened fire at two mosques.

March 14, 2019 | 08:29:33 PM

Model Town JIT to interrogate Nawaz in jail

Punjab police given the green light to interrogate Nawaz Sharif in the Model Town case

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be interrogated in the Model Town case. The Punjab police have been given the go-ahead by an accountability to interrogate the incarcerated PML-N founder. Nawaz is currently serving a seven-year term at the Kot Lakhpat Jail after being convicted in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference by a NAB court.

March 14, 2019 | 08:28:28 PM

Advancing Arabian Sea

World Rivers Day: Indus Delta at the mercy of advancing Arabian Sea - ARYNEWS World Rivers Day: Indus Delta at the mercy of advancing Arabian Sea

KARACHI: The World Rivers Day or annual International Day of Action for Rivers being celebrated on March 14 (today) to salute the life-giving waters on mother Earth, and honor all those who have worked hard to ensure that our rivers continue flowing .

March 14, 2019 | 08:26:17 PM

Pakistan launches online visa facility for 175 countries

'Today, Pakistan is a secure country': PM Khan launches online visa facility for 175 countries

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday launched the new online visa system for foreign tourists during a ceremony held in Islamabad. According to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's official Twitter account, the new e-visa scheme will facilitate visitors from 175 countries.

March 12, 2019 | 08:52:17 PM

Pivotal role in Afghan endgame

Pakistan's role pivotal in Afghan endgame: German FM Maas | The Express Tribune

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday lauded Pakistan's commitment to the Afghan peace process. He stated that Pakistan's role was pivotal in Afghan peace process, adding that Germany was satisfied over the dialogue. The foreign minister said that there are excellent investment opportunities in Pakistan and vowed that Germany will extend co-operation with Pakistan in various sectors, including the economy.

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