Puzzle time! Do you know this key minister from Pakistan’s federal cabinet?

ISLAMABAD: A recent viral picture of Pakistan’s key minister has taken the internet by storm after he spotted sitting next to current Prime Minister Imran Khan in his early years. The boy in the nostalgic picture is no one but Finance Minister Hammad Azhar, who seems to be a big fan of Imran Khan. The official Instagram handle of Pakistan

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Trump comes up with new website after being banned on social media

WASHINGTON: Former US President and Republican leader Donald Trump has launched his own website, 45office.com, amid the ban from Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube following Capitol Hill riots. The former president and first lady, Melania Trump, have launched a website that aimed to preserve the magnificent legacy of the Trump Administration while informing, educating, and inspiring Americans about the US First

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‘Pakistan desire result-oriented dialogue’, PM Imran writes back to Indian PM

ISLAMABAD/ NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday replied back to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s letter expressing gratitude for the greetings on Pakistan Day. In his reply to the recent letter from New Delhi, the premier thanked Modi, 70, and said the people of Pakistan also desire peaceful cooperative relations with all neighbours, including India. Pakistan is convinced

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In a first, Biden nominates Pakistani-origin to serve as Muslim American federal judge

WASHINGTON – For the first time in US history, President Joe Biden has nominated the first Pakistani-American Judge Zahid Nisar Quraishi as a federal judge on the United States District Court for New Jersey. Quraishi who hailed from Fanwood New Jersey has been a magistrate for three years. A statement issued by the White House stated that this trailblazing slate

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Twitter crowd roasts Iffat Omar for ‘lying after getting out of turn Covid vaccination’

ISLAMABAD – Social media activist and Pakistani actress Iffat Omar received severe backlash on social site Twitter after the former model posted a skeptical tweet and delete it later. It all started with a viral clip on social media in which the family of federal minister Tariq Bashir Cheema can be seen receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. In that video Iffat

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Teen duo charged for killing Pakistani Uber driver amid carjacking bid

WASHINGTON: Two of the teenagers in Washington were arrested and charged for violently killing Pakistani origin Uber Eats driver Mohammad Anwar amid a car stealing bid. The judge remarked that both girls were a threat and posed a flight risk so was detained until their next court appearance. The 66-year-old father of three who succumbed to the severe injuries hanged

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First electric bus hits Karachi roads

KARACHI – In a first, Sindh Transport Minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Owais Shah inaugurated the country’s first electric bus in Sindh capital. Shah, while speaking at the inauguration ceremony, announced that the fare of the electric buses would Rs4 per kilometer. The one of its kind of mass transport service will be operated from Karachi Tower to

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Pakistan’s Faisal Mosque ranked among top 50 most beautiful buildings in the world

ISLAMABAD: Faisal Mosque, a major tourist attraction and a contemporary and influential piece of Islamic architecture, has made it to the top 50 most beautiful buildings in the world. The fifth-largest mosque in the world has secured 16th place in the ranking. The largest mosque in South Asia is located near the majestic Margalla Hills in the federal capital. The

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Saudis unveil Ramadan plan; Iftar gatherings, Iʿtikāf banned in holy mosques

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has decided to maintain a ban on Iftar gathering and Itikaf at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) mosque in Madina during the holy month of Ramadan in a bid to stern the spread of novel Covid-19. The officials, while announcing the Ramadan protocols, urged all worshippers to get the COVID-19 vaccine at

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Bar Councils collectively issue statement demanding waiters to stop wearing black suits

LAHORE – In yet another bizarre event in Pakistan, lawyers in the South Asian country believe that no one should be allowed to wear a ‘black suit’ as only legal professionals have the right to wear this particular attire. The Punjab, Islamabad, and Balochistan Bar Council in their collective statement said that many of the waiters in marriage halls and

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