Fifteen health benefits of pomegranate juice

Fresh juice doesn’t have to be green or full of spinach to be healthy. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals. The pomegranate fruit has been used for thousands of years as medicine. Here are some of the potential benefits of pomegranate.   1. Antioxidants Pomegranate seeds get their vibrant red hue from polyphenols. These […]


10 Best Places to Visit in Egypt

With a fascinating history that reaches back to the dawn of civilization, Egypt is considered the oldest travel destination on earth. The African nation’s awe-inspiring temples and pyramids have captured the imagination of travelers for thousands of years. Although most people come to Egypt to view its ancient monuments, natural attractions beckon travelers too. The […]


Japan’s first woman fighter pilot to blaze a trail in skies

Tokyo: A Japanese woman will be flying through the glass ceiling as she becomes her country’s first female fighter pilot. First Lieutenant Misa Matsushima, 26, will begin duty on Friday having completed her training to fly F-15s, Japan’s military has announced. “As the first female (fighter) pilot, I will open the way,” she told reporters. Japan’s […]


Indian water delegation to be arrived on Tuesday

LAHORE: An Indian delegation will arrive in Pakistan on Tuesday to discuss the construction of two Indian power projects under the ambit of the Indus Water Treaty. The nine-member delegation will be led by Indian Commissioner PK Saxena and caretaker commissioner Syed Mehar Ali Shah and his delegation will represent Pakistan. The two-day moot will focus on […]


Sushma Swaraj may meet Qureshi at UN General Assembly: Indian media

NEW DELHI: Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj is likely to meet her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York next month, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA), Indian media reported on Monday. The foreign ministers of both the countries will be present at the 73rd session of the UNGA, […]


Fake accounts case: Zardari, Talpur appears before FIA probe team

ISLAMABAD: In a major development, former president Asif Ali Zardari and sister Faryal Talpur appeared before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday in the fake accounts case. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman and sister arrived at the agency’s Islamabad zonal office, accompanied by lawyer Farooq H Naek, Senator Sherry Rehman, Aitzaz Ahsan, Naveed Qamar, […]


Pakistan, China close friends & strong partners: Qureshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan and China are close friends and strong partners. He was talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing who called on him in Islamabad today. The ambassador felicitated Shah Mehmood Qureshi on assuming the charge of the foreign ministry.


PM, COAS reiterate determination for lasting peace, stability

islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa have expressed the resolve to continue efforts for enduring peace in the country. This resolve was expressed during a meeting between them in Islamabad on Monday. They reiterated their determination for lasting peace and stability in the country. Both the leaders also exchanged […]


Pervez Khattak assumes charge as Defence Minister

Islamabad: Pervez Khattak has assumed the charge as Minister for Defence. He was received by newly appointed Secretary Defence Lt. General (Retd) Ikram Ul Haq at Ministry of Defence, Rawalpindi, today. Defence Minister held introductory meeting with the senior officers of the Ministry. He was also briefed about the role and functions of Ministry and […]


Alvi, Aitzaz & Fazal submit nomination papers for presidential election

Islamabad: Arif Alvi of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Aitzaz Ahsan of Pakistan Peoples Party and PML(N)-supported Maulana Fazlur Rehman of MMA are the main contestants for the presidential elections to be held on the fourth of next month. Despite several huddles, the opposition parties failed to bring a joint consensus candidate. Nomination papers of the three candidates […]