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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record

LOS ANGELES: World 100 meter silver medalist Christian Coleman opened his 2018 campaign by breaking the 60 meter indoor world record with a time of 6.37sec on Friday. The 21-year-old American set the new mark at the low-level Clemson Invitational track meet to surpass the previous record of 6.39sec held by fellow American Maurice Greene. Greene ran the time twice 1

January 12, 2018 4:16 PM Karachi Film Society to host first Pakistan International Film Festival in March

KARACHI: The first Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) will be held from March 29 to April 1 in Karachi. This has been announced by the Karachi Film Society here at a press conference on Friday. It said that various feature length films, documentaries and short films from Pakistan and all over the world will be shown in the festival. The PIFF management 4

January 11, 2018 2:10 AM JuD terms BBC report on Hafiz Saeed 'bundle of lies'

LAHORE: Apropos of an article about Hafiz Muhammad Saeed entitled “Saeed incited UK Muslims to militancy, says BBC report”, which was published in Dawn on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) described the report as a “bundle of lies”. In a statement, the spokesman said that in the report facts about Hafiz Saeed and his activities in Glasgow

January 11, 2018 12:00 AM AIOU to hold moot on regional languages

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold soon an international conference on Pakistani languages to promote national integrity and cohesion. It will be the second such event in the recent years that aimed to maintain national unity through language and literature, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui Wednesday said. It will provide 2

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Women who work nights face ‘cancer’

MIAMI: Women who regularly work the night shift may face a 19 percent higher risk of cancer than those who work during the day, said a study on Monday. These heightened risks were not apparent among female night-shift workers in Australia and Asia, said the meta-analysis in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. "Our study indicates 1

January 9, 2018 3:22 PM Pakistan, China sign MoU to enhance co-operation in foreign affairs

BEIJING: Pakistan and China on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding on co-operation between the Foreign Service Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC. The signing ceremony was held today at the embassy in Beijing, a statement from the embassy said. Â Pakistan ambassador

January 6, 2018 8:32 PM 'Missing' Karachi University students return home after two days

Two days after they were allegedly 'picked up' by men in plain clothes and police uniforms, a Karachi University student and his younger brother returned home on Saturday, a family member confirmed. A second KU student who was missing in similar circumstances also returned home, it was reported. Mumtaz Sajidi, 22, a final-year student of the KU international

January 4, 2018 12:00 AM Entries invited for 3rd Amir Ahmad Siddiqui Media Awards

PESHAWAR: Entries have been invited for the Third Amir Ahmad Siddiqui Media Awards for 2017. The decision was taken by the judges committee of the awards which met here under the chairmanship of senior journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai. Other members of the committee are senior journalists Ismail Khan and Abdullah Jan, Faizullah Jan, Chairman of Department 2

January 2, 2018 2:37 PM Groundbreaking of Air University campus held at aviation city Kamra

ISLAMABAD: In a landmark event in the history of PAF, the groundbreaking ceremony of Air University Aerospace and Aviation Campus was held at newly established, Aviation City Kamra. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, was the chief guest at the occasion. Air Chief Marshal, Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was also present at the occasion 3

January 2, 2018 12:00 AM CPI inflation up 4.57 percent in December 2017

ISLAMABAD: The consumer price index (CPI) on year-on-year basis during December 2017 witnessed an increase of 4.57 percent as compared to the same month of the previous year, an official said on Monday. On month-on-month basis, inflation witnessed negative growth of 0.10 percent in December 2017 as compared to November 2017, said Attiq-ur-Rehman, director 7