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Abid lashes at Imran over ‘insensitive remarks’

MULTAN: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has said that the statements made by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran harmed Pakistan more than those by India, ARY News reported. The minister made the statement as he was talking to the press in Multan on Wednesday. Ali said that Khan is trying to make Pashtuns and Punjabis fight amongst each other. He added that Pakhtuns are our pride. The state minister went on to term the PTI chief as Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's "younger brother" and…

Biggest boost: BBC World Service expands with 11 Asian, African languages

LONDON: The BBC said on Wednesday that its World Service would begin broadcasting in 11 additional languages in a drive to reach millions more people, including in places like North Korea where impartial news is hard to get. The World Service will also add Indian languages Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu, as well as Punjabi which is widely spoken in Pakistan and parts of India, and Korean, spoken in both North and South Korea. The expansion will mean more journalists on the ground in locations around the world. The BBC…