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Hema Malini’s driver arrested in which a child was killed

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 3rd July 2015

Hema Malini’s driver arrested in which a child was killed WEB DESK: A four-year-old child was killed when politician Hema Malini’s speeding Mercedes hit a Maruti Alto in Rajasthan on Thursday evening. The driver of Hema Malini’s car has been arrested this morning after a first information report or FIR was filed. The accident killed the four-year-old girl in the other car and injured three...


Princess Diana’s birth anniversary today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st July 2015

Princess Diana’s birth anniversary today WEB DESK: Had she been alive Princess Diana would have turned 54 years today. The most adored person of the British royal family she married Prince Charles of Wales and bore him two sons. They later divorced in 1996. Diana died in a car crash after trying to escape the paparazzi in Paris on the...


Olympian runs 800 meters race while 34 weeks pregnant

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st July 2015

Olympian runs 800 meters race while 34 weeks pregnant WEBDESK:A five time US-national champion ran an 800 meter race in two minutes while she was 34 weeks pregnant. Olympian Alysia Montano may have finished last in the race yesterday at the Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California, but she said she enjoyed it and felt ‘really good’. The Olympic athlete has consulted with her doctor throughout...


Mahira khan: All set to roll with three movies in her bucket

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th June 2015

Mahira khan: All set to roll with three movies in her bucket KARACHI: Mahira Khan is on an aisle leading to fame back to back this year and the next year. This year she is all set to see the release of her movie ‘Bin Roye’ produced by HUM TV on Eid. For Eid-ul-Azha ‘Ho Mann Jahan’ is set to release. This is a story of three...


Understanding your summer lawn

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th June 2015

Understanding your summer lawn by Sarah Ahmed What do you know about the lawn joda you wear? Here are a few fun facts about your favourite summer cloth. Lawn cloth or simply lawn is a lightweight, sheer cloth known for its semi-transparency, made originally of linen, but now chiefly cotton. The fabric is designed using fine, high count yarns,...


Pakistani doctor received a prestigious University Award

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th June 2015

Pakistani doctor received a prestigious University Award A Pakistani doctor received a prestigious University Award. Dr Saida Rasul, Senior Lecturer, Section of Dentistry, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University has received the Order of British Columbia 2015, the province’s highest form of recognition, for her community services. “For 26 years, the Order of British Columbia has recognized the remarkable accomplishments and efforts...


Father kills three ‘worthless’ daughters

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th June 2015

Father kills three ‘worthless’ daughters WEB DESK:Just because he did not want to waste money on the education of his daughters, a father brutally killed his three little girls. The incident took place in Chak Jumra town, around 135 miles northwest of Lahore, where a father Irshad Ahmed killed his three daughters; twins Chashman and Aman aged seven and a five-year-old...


Mother spends £350 every month to doll-up daughter

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st June 2015

Mother spends £350 every month to doll-up daughter WEB DESK: Wanting to look pretty is a trait often associated with women. But can you imagine, a primary school girl spending £350 each month just to look beautiful. That roughly translates into Rs54,250. Barbie Loveridge is only nine years old but no stranger to getting dolled up for regular beauty pageant competitions. In an...


A Human Barbie from Moscow

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th May 2015

A Human Barbie from Moscow WEB DESK: A 26 year old girl in Moscow, Russia’s capital looks exactly like a Barbie doll. Angelica Kenova, who claims to be a Barbie look-alike says that she has never had plastic surgery. Her Barbie-doll looks are a result of close parental supervision, diet restrictions and excessive work-outs. “I should be independent but my...


Hansi tu Phansi? Not really

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 28th May 2015

Hansi tu Phansi? Not really WEBDESK: A campaign for women rights, endorsed by celebrities has gone viral in India. Sometimes we see Madhuri Dixit endorsing ‘Larkay Rulatay Nahin Hain’ and at other times we see Deepika Padukone campaigning for the right of women to make choices. The situation for women in Pakistan is much the same. Catcalling on the streets,...


Will she ever look into the mirror again?

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 23rd May 2015

Will she ever look into the mirror again? The story from Quetta made it to news channels on May 16. By Farah Jamil It was a mistake. The bottle of acid was meant for her sister. But Rimsha, 28, was wearing her sister’s scarf that day. When the acid drops landed on her face, she screamed and lost consciousness. When she woke up...


How can nail polish damage your health?

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 22nd May 2015

How can nail polish damage your health? WEB DESK: As manicures are a special treat for some and a weekly grooming routine for others, women usually visit nail salons to have their nails painted perfectly. But they cannot even imagine how can these nail color affect their health. According to the reports which appeared in the Daily Mail, the chemicals in nail...


Five things you can do for mother’s day

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 9th May 2015

Five things you can do for mother’s day Mother’s day is around the corner. Ever thought what you can do to make your mum feel special? Aaj tv lists five things you can do over the weekend. 1)       Go for a picnic Pack your bags. This is time for the whole family to connect. Take a trip to the beach. Or a lake....


A way to pay homage to the struggle of workers: LABOR DAY

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st May 2015

A way to pay homage to the struggle of workers: LABOR DAY May Day or Labor Day marks the celebration of historic struggle of Working class people throughout the world. The day is celebrated to pay homage to the struggle that workers gone through to earn their rights, they literally had to fight battles to earn their rights i.e. the battle of eight hour day and Chicago...


President for promoting, protecting women’s rights

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th March 2015

President for promoting, protecting women’s rights ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday reaffirmed the government’s firm commitment for women’s rights and facilitating them in every possible manner to lead a productive, healthy and prosperous life. “This year’s International Women’s Day is an occasion for stock taking on the progress made so far and to reflect upon the challenges that still impede...


Important issues discussed in Women Media Centre

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th February 2015

Important issues discussed in Women Media Centre (Karachi Staff Reporter) Former federal interior minister and Senator Rehman Malik has said that there has been conspiracies to weaken Pakistan. Pakistan has been suffering due to Afghanistan and Afghanistan has become unreliable neighbor for Pakistan. In a Showcase Ceremony of a Ten-day Electronic Media Training course on ‘Sufism, Peace & Democracy’ organized by Women...


Int’l Mother Language Day on Feb 21

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th February 2015

Int’l Mother Language Day on Feb 21 ISLAMABAD: International Mother Language Day would be marked across the globe including Pakistan on February 21 with a pledge to promote the dissemination of mother tongues, encouraging linguistic diversity and multilingual education. Private and Public organizations would mark the day through organizing different seminars, conferences, discussion programmes and other events to highlight the importance of...


GEP-USAID screens documentary on political struggle of women in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th February 2015

GEP-USAID screens documentary on political struggle of women in Pakistan KARACHI: Aurat Foundation, under its USAID funded Gender Equity Program (GEP) screened its documentary on Women’s Movement in Pakistan “Mein Safar Mei Hoon,” on Thursday at the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Studies (CEWS), University of Karachi, on the occasion of National Women Day. The documentary “Mein Safar Mein Hoon” focuses on the 100 year...


Zara Shahjahan announces Spring / Summer 2015 Lawn Collection

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th January 2015

Zara Shahjahan announces Spring / Summer 2015 Lawn Collection Lahore: After participating at Lakme Fashion Week 2014 and PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week 2014, leading couturier Zara Shahjahanhas announced the launch of her label’s independent Spring/Summer 2015 Lawn collection. The designer’s Spring/Summer 2015 Lawn collection is set to launch through an exclusive preview thisMarch 2015 across Pakistan. The label’sdebut Lawn collectionhas been independently designed,...


Empowered women enhancing Journalism: Encounter of a taboo

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th November 2014

Empowered women enhancing Journalism: Encounter of a taboo Author: Eraj Atiq, Program Assistant at Women Media Center, Pakistan and Associate Member at International Research Group on Crisis Communication (IRGoCC), Germany. Women who are empowered, and able to realize their full potential, are an incredible force in taking whole nations forward, and in contributing to their well-being’ says Mr. Pekka Haavisto, Finnish Minister for...


First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil: ministry

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th September 2014

First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil: ministry BRASILIA: Brazil’s authorities on Tuesday reported the first domestically contracted cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, prompting the government to announce it was stepping up attempts to control the disease. The joint disease, which causes high fever and painful arthritis, is endemic to Africa and south Asia but has been moving north as well as...


Awareness seminars to be held at ditt level on breast feeding

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th August 2014

Awareness seminars to be held at ditt level on breast feeding LAHORE: The Punjab government will observe World Breast Feeding Week from August 25 to 30 by organizing awareness seminars at district headquarters to highlight the importance of breast feeding for the better health of infants and children. Health Provincial Coordinator Lady Workers Programme (LHWs) Dr. Javed Umer told APP Sunday that during the seminars, lecturers...


Women advised to resort to healthy activities and avoid depression

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th August 2014

Women advised to resort to healthy activities and avoid depression KARACHI: Women keeping themselves occupied in healthy activities that also includes their domestic responsibilities – housekeeping and decorating it besides personal grooming can help them avoid depression and anxiety. Psychologists and psychiatrists addressing a session organized by Karachi Psychiatric Hospital for the women patients attending its out-patient department said “discipline” was the key for each...


Younger women more likely to die of heart attacks: Study

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2014

Younger women more likely to die of heart attacks: Study ISLAMABAD: Women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack, researchers has found. In the study, researcher Aakriti Gupta, and her team at the Yale School of Medicine, analyzed 230,684 hospitalizations for heart attack in patients age 30 to 54 in a database from 2001...


Ambassador Jilani honours Pakistani mountaineers in Washington

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th July 2014

Ambassador Jilani honours Pakistani mountaineers in Washington WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani hosted a ceremony here at the embassy to honor Ms. Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman to climb the Mount Everest, and her brother Mirza Ali Baig. Samina and Ali Baig are currently on an expedition to climb Mount Mckinley, the continent’s highest peak, in...


‘No nation can progress without women participation’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st April 2014

‘No nation can progress without women participation’ FAISALABAD: The women in Pakistan are blessed with tremendous talent who can play an active role in the development as no nation can progress without the active participation of women, said Sadia Saifuddin, member of Regent University of California, USA. She said this while addressing a workshop titled ‘students leadership’ chaired by University of Agriculture...


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