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  • SC gives govt nine days to avenge judges’ insult

    May 28, 2014 9:58 PM 11

    The Supreme Court (SC) has given nine days to the attorney general for taking action against culprits who posted banners and posters against some judges of the apex court. As a two-member SC bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja heard the case Wednesday, the attorney general, on behalf of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) DG and Interior secretary, submitted

  • We are one: ‘Interfaith harmony way forward’

    May 28, 2014 9:50 PM 11

    The Archbi­shop discus­sed state of educat­ion with Govern­or Muhamm­ad Sarwar. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, one of the most prominent dioceses in the world, attended a presentation and tableaux by students of St Peter’s High School, Lucie Harrison Girls School and Dar-ul-Mussarat on Wednesday. He met with students and reminisced about his own school

  • ‘Honour’ killing: Police fail to nab killers of woman slain outside LHC

    May 28, 2014 9:45 PM 10

    Father ‘has no regret­s’ over murder­ing daught­er; rights activi­sts condem­n killin­g. Police failed to arrest any of the two dozen people who murdered a 25-year-old woman on Tuesday in a manner like stoning to death for marrying without her family’s consent. The girl’s father had surrendered to the police after killing his daughter but all the other

  • Anglican leader says Pakistan's minorities should have equal rights

    May 28, 2014 9:16 PM 2

    LAHORE: The Archbishop of Canterbury on Wednesday called for Pakistan to safeguard the rights of its religious minorities and afford them equal treatment under the law. Justin Welby, the leader of the world’s Anglicans, was on a two-day visit to the eastern city of Lahore where he met with church leaders, government officials and members of the minority

  • Pakistani Taliban Reportedly Split Over 'Un-Islamic' Practices

    May 28, 2014 9:09 PM 12

    hide captionPakistani Taliban patrol in their stronghold of Shawal in the Pakistani tribal region of South Waziristan, in 2012. The organization has reportedly split over disagreements over tactics. Pakistani Taliban patrol in their stronghold of Shawal in the Pakistani tribal region of South Waziristan, in 2012. The organization has reportedly split

  • Asif relates Imran statements with ‘no-balls’  

    May 28, 2014 9:04 PM 6

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Khwaja Asif has said that the statements of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan are “no balls” which does not even count as statements. Referring to the statement of PTI chairman regarding the separation of North Waziristan Agency from Pakistan, Khawaja Asif said that Imran Khan should adopt a positive

  • Major faction breaks away from Pakistani Taleban

    May 28, 2014 9:03 PM 1

    MIRANSHAH/ISLAMABAD: A major faction of the Pakistani Taleban on Wednesday announced it was splitting from the militant outfit following bloody clashes with a rival group since March, a top commander said. He underscored the difficulty Islamabad will have in negotiating an end to a decade of violence with militant groups as they fragment increasingly

  • Talks in limbo

    May 28, 2014 8:54 PM 1

    Sir: The reasons for the ongoing peace talks between the government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) are beyond the comprehension of the common man. Both the negotiating parties are unable to devise a mutually agreeable solution to the deteriorating security situation in the country. Rather they are blaming each other for non-cooperation. The Taliban

  • Pregnant Pakistani woman's public stoning draws outrage

    May 28, 2014 8:48 PM 16

    Farzana Parveen, the 25-year-old victim, was killed on Tuesday in a case of "honor killing" when up to 20 members of her paternal family, including her father and brothers, attacked her and her husband with batons and bricks outside the provincial high court in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city. This latest case follows numerous other cases of women

  • Pakistani woman stoned by her family was pregnant

    May 28, 2014 8:16 PM 10

    A Pakistani woman killed for marrying against her families wishes was five months pregnant, a post-mortem revealed on Wednesday. Farzana Bibi is said to have been stoned to death by relatives, including her father, outside a court in the city of Lahore on Tuesday in what appeared to be an ‘‘honour’‘ killing. Police said her father had handed himself