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SHC serves notices to HEC chairman, law secretary in case seeking abolishment of quota in CSS exams

Sindh High Court. — File photo Petitioner informs court that quota system had to be abolished after 40 years under Constitution's Article 27The exams should be conducted on merit, says petitioner Advocate Tariq ManzoorFederal government's issued notification in this regard should be nullified, he appealsThe Sindh High Court on Thursday served notices to the Higher Education…

‘Never give up’: Nida Dar believes women cricketers’ performance improving everyday

Pakistan women cricket team’s all-rounder Nida Dar. — PCB/FilePlayers are confident and are in high spirits to do well in international cricket, says DarWe are confident of bouncing back in next games, says all-rounderShe says new coach David Hemp is helping them improve their performanceKARACHI: Pakistan women cricket team’s all-rounder Nida Dar feels the “never…

Alizeh Shah sets internet ablaze with her stunning selfie

Pakistan's much-adored showbiz star Alizeh Shah once again left fans in awe as she shared her latest selfie with a cryptic message about love and hate.The versatile actress, who stepped into the entertainment industry at a very little age, took to Instagram and shared a sizzling pout selfie with a cryptic message that left fans…

Bundled-up Bernie: The story of the mittens that sparked an inauguration meme storm

WASHINGTON: Standing out in a crowd of glamorously dressed guests, Bernie Sanders showed up for the US presidential inauguration on Wednesday in a heavy winter jacket and brown and white patterned mittens.The mittens have since become the subject of a meme storm on social media as well as garnered curiosity over where the senator obtained…

Law enforcers outnumber protestors in US capitols

National Guard troops receive guns and ammunition outside the US Capitol building as supporters of US President Donald Trump are expected to protest against the election of President-elect Joe Biden, in Washington DC, US January 17, 2021. Photo: ReutersOver a dozen states activated the National Guard to help secure capitol buildingsNationwide security uptick followed the…

Maya Ali ‘grateful’ after hitting 5m followers on Instagram

Pakistani actress Maya Ali is over the moon after she revealed that she crossed five million followers on Instagram.In a post on the social media platform, the stunner expressed gratitude over the love and support that she receives from her large fan base.Alongside the sweet message, the Mann Mayal star shared an adorable photo of…

Punjab decides to upgrade all nursing schools to colleges

A nurse wears a face mask at a hospital in Pakistan. — Reuters/FilesNurses can now pursue masters, PhD programmesStudent capacity increased from 1,600 to 2,350Stipend increased from Rs20,000 to Rs31,000LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid said Tuesday that all nursing schools in Punjab will be upgraded to colleges with the students receiving degrees instead…

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president, takes helm of deeply divided nation

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States as his spouse Jill Biden holds a bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. — Reuters Kamala Harris is sworn in as Vice President as her spouse Doug Emhoff holds a bible during the…