25 year old Sania Ashiq becomes Pakistan's youngest lawmaker

Posted In: News Date:Aug 16th, 2018

At 25 years of age, Pakistan Muslim League's (PML-N) Sania Ashiq has become the youngest parliamentarian to serve the country.

In a historic move, Sania was sworn in as provincial legislato ...

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Trudeau says he's 'listening' as Montreal mulls push for national handgun ban

Posted In: News Date:Aug 16th, 2018

Montreal will consider pushing for a federal ban on handguns, by citing four instances of gun violence that have traumatized Quebecers over the past 30 years.

The motion, which will be deba ...

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Turkey's lira is rallying after a $15 billion loan from Qatar

Posted In: News Date:Aug 16th, 2018

The Turkish lira continued to retreat from its historic low against the dollar on Thursday after Qatar announced a $15 billion funding package for Turkey's wobbling economy.

The dollar is d ...

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After spat with US, Turkey's Erdogan and Germany's Merkel 'discussed to improve ties'

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed bilateral ties and the situation in Syria during a phone call on Wednesday, a presidential source said.

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US Treasury Sanctions Russian, Chinese Firms Over Illicit Trade With North Korea

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

The United States Treasury imposed sanctions on three foreign companies it said was helping North Korea avoid sanctions with illicit shipments of goods on Wednesday, according to The Los Angeles Ti ...

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72nd Independence Day: Our religion is our country, says Bollywood Actor John Abraham

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

Most of his films have an undertone of national pride and patriotism, and Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham says that it’s because he’s a “hardcore India fan” and that c ...

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Shah Rukh Khan shares a special picture of Abram with a post on Independence Day

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

The bond that Shah Rukh Khan shares with his little son AbRam is quite known to all. The superstar took to his social media handles to share a special picture of the young lad on the eve of Indepen ...

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Pakistanis in UAE celebrate Independence Day with national zeal

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

Pakistani community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated 72nd Independence Day with traditional zeal and fervour on Tuesday.

A colourful ceremony was organised at the Pakistan Embas ...

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Pakistan-China cooperation steady and sustained

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

Since the official launch of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in May 2013, the corridor construction has progressed rapidly during these five years and it has been changing with each pas ...

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Trudeau government started pressing Saudis to release Badawi long before Twitter flap

Posted In: News Date:Aug 15th, 2018

The Trudeau government has been bringing up the case of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi privately at high levels with Saudi Arabian officials since its first weeks in power, documents obtained ...

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Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Posted In: News Date:Aug 14th, 2018

We will boycott US electronic goods," Erdogan said in a televised speech, raising the stakes in a spat that has seen the Turkish lira plunge to record lows.

"If (the United States) have the ...

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US and Saudi officials discuss Afghan government’s likely ceasefire with Taliban

Posted In: News Date:Aug 14th, 2018

The US and Saudi officials have discussed the likely announcement of ceasefire by the Afghan government with the Taliban group during Eid Al-Adha.

“Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke t ...

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Mehwish Hayat feels Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming film has taken inspiration from ‘Actor In Law’

Posted In: News Date:Aug 14th, 2018

With the trailer of Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ released, Pakistani actress, Mehwish Hayat feels that the Bollywood feature has taken inspiration from &l ...

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China Is Capping Actors' Pay After Its Highest-Paid Woman Star Was Accused of Tax Fraud

Posted In: News Date:Aug 14th, 2018

Although the Chinese entertainment industry is booming, the nation’s studios and video sites are working to limit the amount of money actors can make, after a tax fraud scandal blew up and en ...

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Billboards celebrating Pakistan's independence day put up in Iran capital

Posted In: News Date:Aug 14th, 2018

The text in Persian on the billboards, photos of which are available with Dawn.com, congratulates Pakistan on its independence anniversary and depict historical landmarks from the four provinces. T ...

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