Lyari youth’s painting of Morgan Freeman takes social media by storm

A portrait of Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman is doing the rounds on Twitter in Pakistan. What makes the portrait  special is that it has been...

Shooting for Pakistani film ‘Wajood’ completes in Turkey

ISTANBUL:  Ambassador of Pakistan Sohail Mahmood has said that efforts are underway to further promote Pakistan-Turkey collaboration in joint production and exchange of films...

Adam West, star of hit TV series ´Batman´, dies at 88

Los Angeles: Adam West, the actor whose seven-decade career was defined by his role in the 1960s television series "Batman," has died. He was...

Movie Review: Raabta

For the lovers in Dinesh Vijan’s “Raabta” (Connection), one lifetime is not enough. The appearance of a comet called “lovebug” sets into motion a...

Baskin-Robbins to open shops in Pakistan soon

KARACHI: Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced that it has signed a master licensing agreement with AHG Flavours (Pvt)...

Concern shown over sales tax on exports of IT enabled services

KARACHI: Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITES (P@SHA) expressed concerns over Sindh government’s plans to continue imposing sales tax on exports of...

In Pakistan, China presses built-in advantage for ‘Silk Road’ contracts

ISLAMABAD: Last year, Pakistan held informal talks with General Electric, Siemens and Switzerland's ABB to build the country's first high-voltage transmission line. Chinese power...

Merkel calls to fight African poverty to curb migrant influx

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday urged more investment in Africa, saying that economic growth there is needed to fight the poverty that...

Indian growers demand export of potato to Pakistan, warn of agitation

JALANDHAR: With their product rotting, potato growers in Indian East Punjab are suffering huge losses and Jalandhar Potato Growers Association (JPGA) has demanded urgent...

KP govt unveils Rs603 billion tax free budget

PESHAWAR:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday unveiled Rs 603 billion tax free budget carrying development outlay of Rs208billion for the year 2017-18 with...