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Saudi Arabia has always helped Pakistan: Imran Khan

RIYADH: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have a strong people-to-people relationship and the kingdom has always helped Pakistan. In an interview with an Arab channel, the PM said that Saudi Arabia has in the past helped Pakistan when Pakistan has been in need. The PM, who was on his maiden visit to the kingdom, said that people of the two countries have strong relationship and an emotional connection among them. Answering a question, the premier said that Muslim…

WATCH: Nazia Hassan’s old video goes viral, leaves Twitterati nostalgic

Pop singer Nazia Hassan created quite a buzz when she first appeared in the Bollywood movie Qurbani singing the popular song "Aap Jaisa Koi."   Hassan started her career in music at the young age of 10 and became a sensation across India and Pakistan through her successful singing career spanning over 25 years singing popular songs such as 'Disco Dewane', 'Dosti' and 'Dum Dum Dee Dee' and 'Aankhe Milane Wale'. Known as the ‘Queen of Pop’ in South Asia, Hassan became one of the subcontinent's most popular…

Federer urges players not to act like ‘robots’ with the media

MELBOURNE: Roger Federer has urged his fellow professionals to act themselves and not as robots during media interviews to keep tennis interesting for the sporting public. The Swiss star is a consummate media performer and regularly conducts his post-match interviews in multiple languages for the large global press contingent that hang on his every word. The 19-time Grand Slam champion says some of his fellow players struggle with their media obligations, fearful of being misinterpreted. "I feel they're fearful of…

Nawaz Sharif wants to create ‘Greater Punjab’to further his business interests

ISLAMABAD: Former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday claimed that former PM Nawaz Sharif wants to create 'Greater Punjab' to further his business interests, ARY News reported. In an exclusive interview with ARY News, Zardari maintained that the former PM wants to make Greater Punjab (a term used for the proposed merger of Indian and Pakistani Punjabs) to further his business interests across the Pakistani and Indian part of the province. When asked if he is talking about…

Trump’s remarks on Pakistan ‘hurtful’, says Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, in an interview to London-based anchor and correspondent of American news channel, said United States (US) has failed to tackle insurgency in Afghanistan and levelling baseless allegations on Pakistan over their sheer failure. “Hundred and fifty thousand North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and American troops have failed to tackle the small number of Afghan insurgents,” Khan said. Deploring unnecessary US criticism, he deemed it humiliating for all Pakistanis…

Job interviews are utterly useless, research shows

A job interview is one of the most drawn-out and intimidating ways of making first impression. Most of us spend days preparing, getting the appropriate dress code, company research and checking the interview time and place. However, it turns out all of this is for nothing. Jason Dana, an assistant professor of management and marketing at the Yale School of Management has argued that job interviews are “utterly useless” even harmful, in identifying the best candidates for the job. Dana claims in the New York Times…

New York bans employers from asking job candidates about past salaries

NEW YORK: The authorities in New York have banned employers from asking “the most sensitive question that any prospective employee may feel uncomfortable about. The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to approve legislation that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about what they make in their current, or made in their previous jobs. The ban will take effect in six months, and is aimed at combating pay inequality, which impacts women and black minority ethnic (BME) members of the workforce in…

Professor speaks out about kids crashing his BBC interview

Professor Robert Kelly has returned to break his silence on the viral sensation of his children ran into his office during his interview on the BBC about South Korea's politics.  Kelly and wife Kim Jung-A speak out about that adorably hilarious interview fiasco which he now admits was "terribly cute." Behind all the nervous eye shutting and slight grimaces was "a mixture of surprise, embarrassment and amusement and love and affection," says Kelly in a new video interview with his kids Kelly, an associate professor…

Professor’s online interview hilariously interrupted by children

A straight-laced live BBC interview in which a professor was interrupted by his two children has gone viral, sparking a jubilant reaction on social media. Professor Robert Kelly, a Political Science expert at Pusan National University, was being interviewed from his home on the issue of South Korean politics when his two young children walked into the room. First came a young girl wearing sunglasses. Professor Kelly attempted to push his child away but the youngster was soon joined by her sibling as a baby tottered…