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China ‘in love’ with Amir Khan’s ‘Secret Superstar’

News Desk | Amir Khan's 'Secret Superstar' garnered an exorbitant $10.5 million at the Chinese box-office over the weekend. 'Secret Superstar' continues to relish the...

Telenor bags startup awards as sales dip

News Desk | The final quarter of 2017 has not been the brightest for Telenor Pakistan, one of the leading GSM services in the country....

Angelina Jolie urges UN to solve Syrian crisis

AFP | UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie urged the UN Security Council to "find a way" to solve Syria's nearly eight-year war during a tour...

Honda’s annual sales fail to meet expectations

News Analysis | In a rather disappointing but still profitable result card for Honda Atlas Cars Ltd (HACL), the sales soared by 57.5 percent to...

Malala donates $700,000 for construction of school in Swat

News Desk | Social activist Malala Yousafzai has donated 700,000 dollars for the construction of a school in her hometown in Swat Valley. The school is...

100 million trees to be planted in Pakistan over five years

News Analysis | The Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change was briefed on Monday that 100 million trees will be planted all over the country...

Saudi Arabia uses international chess tournament to polish tarnished image

James M Dorsey | Saudi Arabia’s hosting of an international chess tournament focuses attention on the fundamental problem wreaking havoc in international sports governance and shines a...

World Bank approves $825 million loan to Pakistan

News Analysis | The World Bank has granted Pakistan an $825 million loan to upgrade the energy and public finance sectors in a country that...

The Last Jedi’ makes $450 million in global release

AFP | "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" -- the latest episode in the blockbuster space saga -- has raked in more than $450 million worldwide...

Did Saudi Crown Prince buy the new Da Vinci painting?

Reuters | New-York based Christie's auction house said on Friday Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism was acquiring Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ,...

Time to get rid of crooks

Haider Mehdi | At a recent seminar in Toronto, organized by OPEN (Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America) I heard a talk by Dr....

Amir Khan’s “Secret Superstar” hits box office

News Desk | After four days of its release, Amir Khan's 'Secret Superstar' has bagged Rs 31.31 million on the box office and it's still...

Bollywood: A Demon more seductive than Mahatma & more powerful than...

News Analysis | Forgive the analyst for adding "Mahatma" in the same line that mentions "demons"; Mahatma was a force for good, he was an...

Brexit: Fight of ‘common British people’ against ‘global elite’

Simon Jeff | On June 23rd, 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union 52% to 48% with a majority of 1.2 million...

Sharif on dangerous course of defiance

Aasim Kaker | Nawaz Sharif has been dismissed for the third consecutive time as Prime Minister of Pakistan, making history. Sharif’s political party ‘Pakistan Muslim...

Pakistan’s expected debt to be $110 billion by 2020

There is increasing concern in Pakistan over the foreign loans situation and the direction this is taking the country. To offset the declining foreign currency...

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