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Pakistani American couple gift $15 million to Notre Dame for religion institute

Pakistani American couple gift $15 million to Notre Dame for religion institute

NEW YORK: A Pakistani American couple, Rafat Ansari and Zoreen Ansari, and their family, of South Bend, Indiana, have made a $15 million gift to the University of Notre Dame for the creation of an institute dedicated to the study of religion around the world. “The need for…

India has ‘extremist elements’, US warns in travel advisory

India has ‘extremist elements’, US warns in travel advisory

NEW YORK: India’s tourism is set to take a hit this summer, especially by travelers from the United States, as the US has mentioned that the country has ‘active extremist elements’, while issuing a travel advisory. It has also cautioned citizens against traveling to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.…

Nepal to hold first local elections in 20 years

KATHMANDU: Nepal will hold its first local elections in 20 years in May, a minister said on Monday, an important milestone in its long and difficult transition to democracy that the government hopes will culminate in a general election. The Himalayan nation has been unable to complete the…

Nawaz Sharif eyes Pakistan ‘vote bank’ with bid to revive farming

Nawaz Sharif eyes Pakistan ‘vote bank’ with bid to revive farming

With just a year left before Pakistan’s general elections, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is wooing an industry that…

Pakistan Bans Hit Bollywood Film ‘Raees’ Starring Pakistani Actress Mahira Khan

Pakistan Bans Hit Bollywood Film ‘Raees’ Starring Pakistani Actress Mahira Khan

Pakistan has banned cinemas nationwide from screening an Indian blockbuster movie “Raees” starring famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan,…

Afghan diplomat shot dead at consulate in Karachi

KARACHI: An Afghan diplomat was shot dead on Monday by a guard at the Afghan consulate in Pakistan’s…

Hockey India Asks for Apology from Pakistan for 2014 CT Incident

NEW DELHI Hockey India (HI) on Jan. 30 decided not to play any bilateral series against Pakistan unless the…

Pakistan to Host T20 League Final on Home Soil

Pakistan to Host T20 League Final on Home Soil

ISLAMABAD Pakistan will host the final of its domestic Twenty20 tournament on home soil in March, the country’s…


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