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Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions. After a state funeral Wednesday in Washington that was attended by the country's five living presidents and foreign dignitaries, Bush's flag-draped coffin was flown to Houston. He will lie in repose at St Martin's Episcopal Church, where the Bushes worshiped for decades, until he is buried. Bush will be interred at his presidential library in College…

RSF pays tribute to Asma Jahangir on her death

KARACHI: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Tuesday paid tribute to human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir on her death for her services to democracy. "RSF is deeply saddened to learn that Asma Jahangir, a Pakistani human rights lawyer who dedicated her life to defending the freedom to inform in Pakistan and then in the entire world, died of a heart attack on February 11 at the age of 66," said a release. Asma Jahangir passed away on Sunday from a cardiac arrest at a local hospital in Lahore. RSF said Asma Jahangir…

US pays tribute to ‘mother of forensic science’

WASHINGTON: A homicide detective trains on the job for years, but one woman's pioneering miniature crime-scene replicas are still used more than half a century after her death to teach police investigators from across the United States. Starting in the 1940s, Frances Glessner Lee, known as the "mother of forensic science," subverted traditionally feminine crafts to make breakthroughs in the field of criminal investigation that was then still in its infancy. Her dollhouse-sized, three-dimensional creations, inspired by…

Naeem Rufi, Humaira Arshad pay tribute to legendary Nusrat Fateh

Singers Humaira Arshad and Naeem Abbas Rufi on Friday paid tribute to illustrious late Qawwal and singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his birthday anniversary. Humaira sang a song from Nusrat’s collection in Salam Zindagi morning show hosted by Faisal Qureshi. Sabri brothers and Rufi were also present on this occasion. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13 in Faisalabad. He possessed a range of vocal abilities and could sing at a high intensity for several hours together. Having 600-year-old Qawwali…

Celebrities pay tribute to comedy legend Jerry Lewis

REUTERS: Jerry Lewis, who parlayed his distinctive style of low-brow comedy into a long-running movie and stage career and became a fixture on the American calendar with his Labor Day charity telethon, died in Las Vegas on Sunday at the age of 91. Here is a sampling of reaction from celebrities who knew and admired Lewis' comedic genius: The White House, in statement: "Jerry Lewis kept us all laughing for over half a century, and his incredible charity work touched the lives of millions. Jerry lived the American…

CM Punjab announces compensation, pays tribute to slain policemen

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved financial compensation for the policeman martyred in the blast at Ferezorepur Road in Lahore. The chief minister on Tuesday visited hospitals to inquire about the health of the injured in the blast, and announced that they should be provided excellent healthcare facilities. The bereaved families of the slain policemen will received compensation as per the revised package announced by the Central Police Office on April 10 under the amendments in Rule 12 of the…

Lord’s pays tribute to Younis Khan

ISLAMABAD: Veteran Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan’s career was celebrated at Lord’s Cricket Ground of London. This farewell event took place at The Long Room of Lord’s on May 18. A large number of cricket fans, players of the national cricket team, members of the community and media persons attended the ceremony and paid rich tributes to the legendary cricketer. In his remarks as chief guest, Pakistani High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas termed him a role model for youth to emulate. Honouring 🇵🇰's greatest…

WATCH: Family members remember Pakistan’s brave daughter Marium Mukhtiar

KARACHI: The Morning Show of ARY News in a tribute showcased some childhood pictures and video clips of Pakistan’s first fighter pilot Marium Mukhtiar who laid her life in the line of duty on November 24, 2015. Tears rolled down faces of parents of 'the pride of Pakistan' as the video clip was run during the show hosted by Sanam Baloch. Marium Mukhtiar was born on 18th May 1992 in Karachi. She was daughter of Colonel (retd.) Mukhtiar Ahmed Shaikh. She joined Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on 6th May 2011 and completed her…