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Motorway, gang-rape, Lahore

COMMENT: Could there be an ‘international hand’ in Lahore gang-rape?

A gang-rape at Lahore motorway near Gujjarpura area has shocked the nation, and people demand retribution for the accused in no time. But, is this all what is being...

IMF, Pakistan, electricity, gas, tariff

IMF asks Pakistan to hike gas, electricity tariff

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the Pakistani government to increase the prices of gas and electricity for consumers in order to achieve the tax...

Cyclist, Samar Khan, Islamabad, Harassment

Cyclist Samar Khan says she was harassed while riding on Islamabad road

Cyclist Samar Khan has said that she will not spare the man who harassed her while she was riding her bicycle in Islamabad. “I will not spare anyone and we must make...

Aditi Budhathoki, Nepal, Indian actress, Instagram

Indian actress Aditi Budhathoki’s pictures go viral

Indian actress Aditi Budhathoki, who was born in Nepal and moved to India to follow her dreams, is winning hearts courtesy her bewitching pictures on Instagram. Post...

Wildlife, animal populations, oceans

Animal populations declined 70% in last 50 years: report

Story by AFP Global animal, bird and fish populations have plummeted more than two-thirds in less than 50 years due to rampant over-consumption, experts said in a stark...

Mehwish Hayat, Pakistan, women, Lahore, rape case

Mehwish Hayat says women must be provided sense of security in Pakistan

Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat has strongly reacted to tragic incident of gang rape at Lahore Motorway, saying ‘Are we living in a civilised society or a jungle?’....

WHO, Pakistan, COVID-19, coronavirus

WHO wants world to learn lessons from Pakistan’s COVID-19 response

Pakistan has made it to the list of seven countries highlighted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) whose preparation and response against the novel coronavirus...

Pakistan, foreign exchange

Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves rise to $12.8m

The foreign exchange reserves held by the State Bank reached $12,807 million on September 4. This is the highest level of dollar reserves recorded since February 2018. A...

Lahore, Lahore Motorway, gang rape, rapists

Medical report proves gang rape of woman held by robbers at Lahore motorway

The medical report of the motorway gang rape incident has proven that the woman was indeed raped but the police are yet to track down the perpetrators. Lahore CCPO Umar...

Lahore, Gujjarpura, gang rape, motorway

Eye-witness of Lahore gang-rape regrets not taking ‘timely action’

An eye-witness of the Lahore gang rape has surfaced, saying he was driving along the same motorway at night of Sept 9 when he saw a woman held by a man. The eye-witness...