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  • Mere notices have unnerved Sharifs, says Zardari

    January 23, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: The PPP-P head, Asif Ali Zardari, on Monday said mere serving notices had frustrated the Sharif brothers even before the beginning of accountability. Talking to the party leaders at Bilawal House, the former president said the Sharifs had not faced even the slightest of accountability so far and their frustration was just because their international

  • White House urges Pakistan to expel Taliban leaders

    January 23, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    WASHINGTON: The US urged Pakistan once again on Monday to expel Taliban militants from its territory. Addressing the daily press brief, the president's press secretary Sarah Sanders called on Pakistan to take action against militants hurting the US personnel in Afghanistan. The US believes that Pakistani authorities provide sanctuaries to terrorist organisations

  • Burden on KP judges exposes PTI promise

    January 23, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    PESHAWAR: The PTI government in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has failed to provide timely justice to the people. The claimants of providing speedy justice wasted about five years to amend the 109-year-old Civil Procedural Code. The PTI formed its government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2013 and approved an amendment to clear cases speedily in 2018. But the cases

  • Emerging economies: WEF ranks Pakistan better than India

    January 23, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Pakistan ahead of India in terms of emerging economies of the world. The WEF ranked India at 62nd position in the list of emerging economies, while China and Pakistan were ranked at 26th and 47th position respectively. According to the Inclusive Development Index shared by the WEF, Norway continues

  • Women lawyers urge chief justice, senior attorneys to 'choose their words with care'

    January 22, 2018 4:10 PM

    A group of female lawyers released a statement on Monday registering protest against a recent remark made by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, where he had compared the length of a good speech to a woman's skirt. They urged the CJP and senior lawyers to "choose their words with greater care in the future". During the speech made on January

  • Army Chief says Indian aggression, misadventure will always get most befitting response

    January 22, 2018 2:59 PM

    RAWALPINDI: Appreciating effective and a responsible response of Pakistani troops to Indian unethical targeting and high morale of troops and civilians, Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has asserted that Indian aggression or any misadventure shall always get a most befitting response. Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday

  • Punjab University students protest after getting clashed

    January 22, 2018 12:50 PM

    According to sources, members of Islamic Jamiat Talba and Baloch Students Organization pelted stones on security officials while the police tried to disperse them, opening tear gas and shelling. As a result, many cars got damaged too. Students of both groups clashed with each other in the later hour of the night earlier. University administration said that one group

  • Fresh evidence, new witnesses included in Avenfield flats reference against Sharifs

    January 22, 2018 9:57 AM

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday filed a supplementary reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family over their four upscale Avenfield flats in London, sources told DawnNews. The reference features fresh evidence, including TV interviews given by Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and his two sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain

  • Hockey legends find Pakistan ready for international contests

    January 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE: Former hockey legends said here on Sunday that they were delighted by the security and the facilities provided during their stay in Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony hosted in their honour, Paul Litjens said that the game of hockey had changed a lot and that Pakistan would have to adopt new ideas and keep pace with the changes to regain their strength

  • Delhi lawmakers sacked for allegedly taking illegal benefits

    January 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    NEW DELHI: India’s President on Sunday sacked 20 lawmakers from the state assembly in New Delhi after they were revealed to be holding jobs in government despite laws forbidding the practice. The purge reduces by nearly a third the number of state assembly seats held by Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which still maintains a majority. It attacked