On account of the anniversary of the former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s passing, a public holiday will be observed on April 4 in the country’s southeast, the provincial government there announced on Thursday. A notification issued by General Administration and Coordination department said “Government of Sindh has been pleased to declare 4th April 2023...
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Sindh announces public holiday on April 4 – Daily Times
A whole generation now finds ‘Friends’ offensive: Jennifer Anniston says its a tragedy for comedies – Daily Times
Jennifer Aniston said she wishes we could laugh more at ourselves, rather than having to police every word in comedies. “Comedy has evolved, movies have evolved,” the Friends star, 54, told AFP in Paris, where her new film Murder Mystery 2 with Adam Sandler, is set. “Now it’s a little tricky because you have to be very careful, which makes it...
Several feared dead after two US army helicopters crash during training in Kentucky – Daily Times
The governor of Kentucky said on Thursday fatalities were expected after two US Army Black Hawk helicopters crashed during a routine training mission over the state late on Wednesday. The status of the crew members was not immediately known, the US Army’s Fort Campbell said in a statement to Reuters, without providing the number of people who...
‘Joyland,’ ‘Kamli,’ and ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ win big at MISAFF 2023 – Daily Times
It’s an exciting day for Pakistan’s film industry and local artists! Two of our films, Sarmad Khoosat’s Kamli, Saim Sadiq’s Joyland, and Sajal Aly’s What’s Love Got to Do with It, are sources of great pleasure and satisfaction for us. This week’s Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF) in Mississauga saw a major winner....
Man Utd fans to be ‘backbone’ of Zilliacus’s proposed takeover – Daily Times
LONDON: Thomas Zilliacus said in an interview published on Thursday that Manchester United supporters would be at the centre of his proposed takeover of the Premier League club, with a say on major issues such as ground redevelopment and squad building. The Finnish businessman recently joined the race to buy United from the Glazer family, who...
Sarfaraz instructs Babar Azam to improve communication with the players – Daily Times
Former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has spoken out in favor of Pakistan captain Babar Azam, who has faced criticism for his captaincy. Under Babar’s captaincy, Pakistan failed to win a single Test match at home last year and also lost a home ODI series against New Zealand earlier this year. While appearing on a YouTube podcast,...
NA body takes notice of illegal housing societies in capital – Daily Times
The National Assembly Standing Committee on Climate Change on Wednesday took serious notice and expressed its concerns over illegal housing societies causing serious damage to the environment of the federal capital. The 33rd meeting of the Standing Committee on Climate Change was chaired by MNA Nuzhat Pathan. The Committee directed that in order to protect...
Balochistan Deserves Magnanimity – Daily Times
Time and again, miscreants have tried to destabilize Pakistan’s security and stability due to which our country has paid a huge cost. Violent extremism, be it religious or nationalist, is not the problem of one area or a province but it exists in pockets. Our province of Balochistan which has been making headlines because of...
LHC abolishes Section 124-A of sedition law – Daily Times
In recognition of the constitutional right to critique public institutions, the Lahore High Court declared Section 124-A of the Criminal Law to be in conflict with the Constitution. The Lahore High Court ruled that Section 124-A of the sedition law violates the Constitution. The verdict reserved two weeks prior on identical petitions challenging the sedition...
China, France companies complete first cross-border Yuan settlement of LNG trade – Daily Times
BEIJING: China National Offshore Oil Corporation and France’s TotalEnergies have reportedly completed China’s first purchase of imported liquefied natural gas to be settled in Chinese yuan through the Shanghai Petroleum and Natural Gas Exchange. The deal is reported to have an energy content of 3.2 billion to 3.4 billion British thermal units, and the LNG...