Monthly Archives: February 2017

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 »

Pemra issues another notice to Bol

Pemra issues another notice to Bol

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Tuesday issued another show cause notice to Bol News for usage of “inflammatory, indecent and irresponsible” language. Pemra, in its notification, said that Bol’s anchor Aamir Liaquat in his programme which aired ... Read More »