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Pakistani singer Arooj Aftab calls out US magazine’s racist review by ‘fossilised white man’

In his review of Pakistan's only Grammy winner Arooj Aftab’s album, American music critic John McDonough called it 'Urdu chant'.

Hijabi Spiderman, fruit seller Ronaldo— artist brings pop culture icons to Pakistan with AI

Photographer Saboor Akram places celebrities such as SRK, Ariana Grande, LeBron James in cities like Quetta, Lahore, Peshawar. He wants to change the way the world views Pakistan.

Zayn Malik’s album teaser ridiculed by Pakistanis for being too ‘Pakistani’

Since Zayn Malik posted his album teaser on Instagram and Twitter, fans in Pakistan have ripped it apart for its shoddy production and cringe factor.

Pakistani professor stuck at Nanga Parbat. Snow-blinded, he waits for rescue

After a massive 17 hour-long hunt, Pakistani professor and mountaineer, Asif Bhatti, who was stranded on the treacherous slopes of the ‘killer mountain’ Nanga...

Pakistanis inflating Jack Ma’s personal visit to Lahore as ‘hope’ for the country

Commentators are hoping that Ma’s visit will boost the startup sector in Pakistan, but that seems unlikely.

Pakistanis pan Arijit Singh’s Pasoori remake. Ali Sethi fans accuse Bollywood of stealing

While Ali Sethi was credited in the remake that features in the upcoming Kartik Aaryan-Kiara Advani movie, there is no mention of Shae Gill or Coke Studio Pakistan.

Pakistani media has an Imran Khan problem. You can’t even name him

Journalist Hamid Mir says a ‘de facto’ ban is in place in Pakistani media on any mention of ex-PM Imran Khan. It challenges the ‘very idea of a democratic Pakistan’.

Now Pakistan is scared of Holi celebrations, fears it will erode Islamic culture

Students face several hurdles while organsing Holi. During the event, guards were sent to dismiss them from the campus.

Titanic-bound submarine with one of Pakistan’s richest businessmen goes missing

British billionaire Hamish Harding was also aboard the submarine called Titan, an OceanGate vessel. It went missing on 18 June, just 1 hour and 45 minutes into the dive.

Pakistani politicians have new side gigs. Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed is King of Pindi in this song

The former interior minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed stars in the music video for the song Pindi Aye 2.0 by rap group Pindi Boyz. He's won the election from Rawalpindi eight times.

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GDP to IIP—Indian statistical systems have bigger problems than ‘underestimating’ population

It is always a good idea to see if survey results are consistent with other indicators of the economy. The problems of measurement make it difficult to do this in India.

Oil eases on higher US stockpiles, caution ahead of likely Fed...

By Yuka Obayashi and Trixie Yap (Reuters) -Oil prices eased on Wednesday off three-month highs as industry data showed a stock build in U.S. crude inventories and investors remained cautious ahead of


File photo of Ajit Doval with Wang Yi | ANI

LAC tensions eroded trust says Ajit Doval, as China pushes for...

China's Wang Yi met NSA Ajit Doval in Johannesburg. Both sides agreed that the India-China bilateral relationship is significant not only for the two countries but also for the region and world.
Illustration: Soham Sen

New BJP govt, old divisive ways. Biren’s rule shows party never...

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, and by implication, the BJP nationally and the Modi government are all under attack over anarchy in the...