Child Marriage debate: Twitteratis slam the Council of Islamic Ideology

News Analysis | In the latest development, the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) said on Friday that a "better way" to tackle the prevalent practice...

‘Surprise package’ — Pakistan’s 150kph teen with World Cup in his sights

AFP | Four years ago, two-time World Cup winner Steve Waugh predicted young fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain would one day make a name for himself...

Is Shahbaz Sharif seeking political asylum in UK?

News Analysis | Shah Mahmood Qureshi, vice chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Foreign Minister of Pakistan said on Friday he expected the PML-N to...

Alaska’s thaw threatens prehistoric sites once frozen in time

AFP | The first artefact -- a wooden mask -- was discovered in 2007 by a child who stumbled upon it while playing on the...

How to fix Nature and avoid human misery: UN report

AFP | Revamping global food production, retooling the financial sector, moving beyond GDP as a measure of progress and other "transformative changes" are needed to...

Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation

AFP | Pakistan urged Facebook to remove harmful polio-related content from the social networking site on Friday, saying it was jeopardising eradication initiatives and putting...

Manmohan Singh criticizes Modi for politicizing Indian Army & touting nuclear capabilities

News Desk | In an exclusive interview given to the Hindustan Times, former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accused the BJP-led Indian government of compromising...

Dryads The Tree Spirits from Greek Mythology

In the ancient tales of Greek mythology, creatures known as dryads were usually depicted as peaceful nymphs who lived in trees. They were often...

Shahbaz rests in London as NAB sends out summons for LWMC case

News Desk | The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif for May 13 in the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) scam. According...

Kabul willing to announce ceasefire if Taliban assure reciprocation: Ghani

News Desk | On Friday, President Ashraf Ghani announced that the Afghan government has released 175 Taliban prisoners as a “gesture of goodwill” and is...

IHC bars US citizen’s extradition to US in NYC terror plot case

News Desk | The Islamabad High Court barred on Friday the government from handing over an American citizen of Pakistani origin to the United States in a case...

Tell Americans not us to put down arms: Afghan Taliban to Khalilzad

News Desk | On Friday, Zabiullah Mujahid, the official spokesperson of the Taliban, reprimanded US Special Representative for Afghan Peace Zalmay Khalilzad for his calls...