World  /  Published 12.09.20

Army-critic Pak journalist freed

Pakistani police released a local journalist accused of defaming the military on Saturday as a court reprimanded the police for overstepping their mandate, a lawyer for journalist Bilal Farooqi said. ...
By Reuters in Karachi

World  /  Published 11.09.20

Pakistan anger over twin rapes

A 5-year-old girl in southern Pakistan was raped, hit on the head and set on fire. Five days later, a woman in the country’s east was dragged from her car and sexually assaulted on a highway in ...
By Salman Masood , Mike Ives in Islamabad

World  /  Published 08.09.20

Pak court sentences Christian to death

A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced a Christian man to death on blasphemy charges.  Asif Pervaiz, a garment factory worker, had been accused by his supervisor of sending derogatory remarks ab...
By Reuters in Lahore

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.20

Shifting faith: Pakistan and the Islamic world

In 1979, Pakistan changed the name of its third-largest populated city, Lyallpur, located on the banks of the river, Chenab, in Pakistani Punjab to Faisalabad in honour of the late King Faisal of the ...
By Luv Puri in

Cricket  /  Published 05.09.20

Dawid Malan’s ‘incredible’ T20 run

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain has praised top-order batsman Dawid Malan for his “incredible” consistency in T20 cricket, saying the left-hander delivers every time he comes out to ...
By PTI in Southampton

Cricket  /  Published 05.09.20

Cricket sweeps way through minefield

On his return to Lahore this week, Azhar Ali, the Pakistan captain, could be forgiven the indulgence of posting a video of his family reunion. After all, it was not just that his side had lost their ...
By Oliver Brown in

Entertainment  /  Published 04.09.20

Zindagi has gone digital

Remember the channel Zindagi that had blazed into drawing rooms about six years back with classy content from across the border that did not drag for eternity? That introduced us to not just Pakistani...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Cricket  /  Published 02.09.20

Pakistan win final T20I

All-rounder Moeen Ali praised Eoin Morgan for the role the England limited-overs captain has played in his return to form after he struck a fine 61 from 33 balls, albeit in a losing cause, in the thir...
By Agencies in Manchester

World  /  Published 01.09.20

Pakistan bans 5 dating apps

Pakistan’s telecom watchdog on Tuesday blocked five online dating and live streaming applications, including Tinder, for allegedly showing “immoral” content. The Pakistan Telecommun...
By PTI in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.20

The horror returns: US troops' Afghan departure

Every political actor, from the Taliban to the United States of America, is in trouble in Afghanistan, whose descent into hell begins with the April 2021 US troops’ withdrawal. The US’s Fe...
By N.V. Subramanian in


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