Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

Women anchors’ complaints: Neutral inquiry panel probing harassment claims

Women anchors’ complaints: Neutral inquiry panel probing harassment claims

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday said that the present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was a true believer in women rights and had zero tolerance for harassment ... Read More »

Man burns wife, rubs salt into her wounds

Man burns wife, rubs salt into her wounds

LAHORE: As if being brutally beaten by her husband of 11 years was not bad enough, a woman was set ablaze by the same man in the Shalimar area. This was not the end of her ordeal as she—quite literally—had ... Read More »

Qandeel’s parents bribed to change testimony: Police

Qandeel’s parents bribed to change testimony: Police

ISLAMABAD – Police said they filed a criminal case against the parents of slain social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, alleging they were bribed to change their testimony to protect one of two sons facing trial in her suspected ‘honour killing’. ... Read More »

‘No society can progress if it suppresses its female component’

‘No society can progress if it suppresses its female component’

Mehnaz Rehman blames retrogressive values such as male chauvinism for LHWs’ plight “Our dilemma right now is not as much poverty as it is lack of social justice,” Mehnaz Rehman, the resident director for the Aurat Foundation’s Sindh chapter, said on ... Read More »

Mahira Khan becomes first Pakistani actress to join Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club

Mahira Khan becomes first Pakistani actress to join Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club

KARACHI: Several Pakistani stars have crossed over to Bollywood throughout the years, but only a chosen few have become superstars. Not that being in Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club guarantees stardom, but it definitely helps build a reputation. Since Aamir Khan’s ... Read More »