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Slain governor, Oscar winner honoured on Pakistan Day

Slain Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Interior Minister Rehman Malik were among those who were awarded the country's highest honour on Pakistan Day......

'Pakistan is not ready for a democracy yet'

Sharmeen Obaid is busy. The Pakistani filmmaker, inMumbai recently for the screening of her documentary Terror's Children, which focuses on the plight of Afghan children in Pakistani refugee camps......

Hizbul module busted in Kashmir's Handwara, 2 terrorists arrested

Security forces on Monday unearthed a module of Hizbul Mujahideen by arresting four operatives including two terrorists in Kashmir. Acting on specific information, a joint cordon of police and......

Pakistan lists Hafiz Saeed under anti-terrorism act

Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who is under house arrest, has now been listed under Pakistan's anti-terrorism act, a tacit acknowledgement of his links to militancy.......

UAE troops to lead this year's R-Day parade

A contingent of 179 United Arab Emirates soldiers will lead the Republic Day parade this year. The UAE has sent 195 jawans, 15 officers and 15 support staff. Of these, 144 jawans and 35 band......

WEF, CII to host India Economic Summit in Nov

More than 800 participants are expected to attend the India Economic Summit in New Delhi in November, an event to be hosted by the World Economic Forum along with Confderataion of Indian Industry.......

UAE perplexed by high crude prices

Major oil producer UAE has expressedconcern over the crude prices striking historic peaks despite its production exceeding demand."Oil prices are rising too fast too high. We do not have a good......

No NoC to expats' new jobs: UAE

The UAE has said expatriate workers who have completed their contracts with their current employers need not furnish no-objection certificates for taking a new sponsorship. Obaid Rashid al-Zahmi,......

70,000 illegal Indian workers leave UAE

Out of the 286,000 illegal workers in the UAE, 70,000 Indians have left and the remaining 40,000 have found jobs or adjusted their job status in the country under the recently concluded amnesty......

UAE to issue temporary work permits

In a bid to meet the shortage of expat workforce, the UAE will start issuing temporary work permits for a six-month period from October 1.All companies can now seek temporary work permits to......

The first Pakistani to win an Oscar jazzes it up

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's next film is about aging Pakistani musicians who get a second chance because of jazz. Karachi-based Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is the first Pakistani to have won an Oscar, for......

Here's how Pakistan's first Oscar-winning film happened

In conversation with Aseem Chhabra, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge discuss the challenges of making a film like Saving Face in a country as complex and......

'In Pakistan, a woman's face is her greatest asset'

Here's a closer look at the Pakistani Oscar-winning film Saving Face, and it's director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.A story of survival and hope, the Oscar winning documentary for short subject, Saving......

What you MUST know about Pakistan's first Oscar star!

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. That name may be vastly unfamiliar to Indian viewers but those who watched the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, wide-eyed and with avid interest, would find an......

The Revenant, Mad Max, Star Wars sweep Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 88th Annual Academy awards were announced by Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee, and actor John Krasinski at the Academy's......

Advani outclasses Obaidly

Pankaj Advani continued his excellent performance as he outclassed Khamis Al Obaidly of Qatar 4-0 in his third league match in the juniors' section at the IBSF World Under-21 and Seniors Snooker......

Sports Shorts: Harikrishna holds Tomashevsky in FIDE Moscow GP

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Saturday IMAGE: Pentala Harikrishna. Photograph: Saimedia/Twitter Putting behind the disappointment of a loss in the last game,......

Under-19 One-Dayer: Indian colts trounce Afghans to finish on top

Centurion Rishabh Pant (118) led India to a spectacular 104-run win over Afghanistan to progress to the final of the Under-19 tri-series One-day cricket tournament in Kolkata on Friday. India......

Ranji Trophy round-up: Chauhan fifty keeps Jammu & Kashmir afloat

A round-up of the second day's play of the Ranji Trophy matches being played in different parts of the country. A gritty 50 by Ian Dev Singh Chauhan and some lower-order resistance helped Jammu &......

Ranji round-up: Uthappa blasts century, Yuvraj fails with the bat

Hubli: Robin Uthappa's 16th first-class century helped Karnataka take a big first-innings lead of 263 to take the home side to a strong position on second day of their Ranji Trophy Group A match......
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Awami League to celebrate Mujibur Rehman's March 7, 1971 speech

[Bangladesh], Nov.18 (ANI): Bangladesh's ruling Awami League is holding a public rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka to celebrate and give... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/awami-league-to-celebrate-mujibur-rehmans-march-7-1971-speech-news-international-rlsoLJjdheaif.html
ISIS head-hunter worked at top Gujarat hospital

One of the two suspected ISIS 'head-hunters' based in Gujarat and arrested on October 25 for recruiting youth for terror attacks worked at a... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-isis-head-hunter-worked-at-top-gujarat-hospital-2555836
Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended by 30 days

A Pakistan Court on Thursday extended Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest for another 30 days.Earlier, a provincial Judicial... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/hafiz-saeed-s-house-arrest-extended-by-30-days-117102000008_1.html
Pakistan's Judicial Review Board summons top officials over Hafiz Saeed's detention

A provincial Judicial Review Board in Pakistan has summoned top officials of the government along with the details relating to the detention of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/pakistan-s-judicial-review-board-summons-top-officials-over-hafiz-saeed-s-detention-117101800689_1.html

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