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  • No illegal steps to be allowed: SC

    February 4, 2014 2:38 AM 12

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) said on Monday that the government and intelligence agencies should keep in mind that the court would not allow any unlawful actions. The apex court summoned secretary Ministry of Defence on February 17 to seek his explanation on non-compliance of the court’s orders in the Hafiz Muhammad Jamil missing person case. Justice

  • [Ir]Responsible journalism: Media’s ‘misplaced’ priorities irk politicians

    February 4, 2014 1:59 AM 7

    Parame­ters of nation­al integr­ation are set by civil and milita­ry bureau­cracy, claims senato­r. KARACHI: While the politicians were signing the 18th Amendment to revive the Constitution, the electronic media was busy giving minute-by-minute broadcast of Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza’s wedding ceremony, recalled former information minister Qamaruz

  • Present Musharraf by all means on Feb.24: ATC  

    February 4, 2014 1:53 AM 7

    QUETTA: Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) here on Monday, while adjourning the hearing of Akbar Bugti murder case until February 24, directed that Pervez Musharraf be presented in the court by all means on the next hearing, Geo News reported. ATC Judge Tariq Anwar Kansi was hearing the Nawab Akbar Bugti murder case here. Former federal minister for interior

  • Conduct of lawyers – The Express Tribune

    February 3, 2014 11:15 PM 11

    Perhaps because he is not as much in the limelight as his predecessor, or perhaps because the topic is not among those highlighted ad infinitum on the media, a speech late last month by the Chief Justice of Pakistan went relatively unnoticed. However, his words were of utmost urgency and extremely welcome. Addressing the Pakistan Bar Council, Chief Justice

  • TTP so far sets no conditions, says Rasheed  

    February 3, 2014 9:39 PM 5

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed has said that no conditions have so far been set by outlawed Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Talking to media here this afternoon‚ Rasheed said both sides have expressed good intentions about talks and hoped that as a result of this Pakistan would become a safe and secure place. He said the Prime

  • Rehman Malik opposes talks with Taliban  

    February 3, 2014 6:50 PM 5

    ISLAMABAD: Although former interior minister Rehman Malik has termed talks with Taliban as unconstitutional, he congratulated the government for its efforts for peace. Speaking to reporters outside the parliament house on Monday, he said that the TTP was a banned outfit and no talks should be held with them. He also called for an investigation into arrest

  • Pakistan’s comfort zone – The Express Tribune

    February 3, 2014 6:42 PM 117

    Pakistan is in the spotlight and is getting what it always wanted –– it is the shoulder the US is leaning on as the superpower battles to protect its strategic interests in Afghanistan. India does not seem to be in the picture, much to Islamabad’s delight. During the recent two-day Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue in Washington, US Secretary of State John Kerry

  • Kashmir Solidarity Day on Feb 5

    February 3, 2014 6:21 PM 5

    ISLAMABAD: Preparations are underway to observe 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' across the country including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on February 5. The Government and people of Pakistan had been observing the day each year since 1990 to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren of Indian held Kashmir who are struggling for their birth

  • Four police shot dead in Karachi

    February 3, 2014 5:12 PM 10

    KARACHI: Gunmen on motorcycles late Monday shot dead four policemen in Karachi, police said. The incident occurred in Ibrahim Hyderi area, a poor neighbourhood in the eastern part of the port city where the policemen were on duty. “The attackers came on motorcycles, they opened fire on the police and fled away,” senior police official Munir Shaikh told AFP, adding

  • Respect Pakistan’s regional security interests, Ch. Nisar tells US envoy

    February 3, 2014 4:26 PM 16

    Olson says US will remain engage­d with Pakist­an and Afghan­istan even after the 2014 draw down. ISLAMABAD: With the US expected to draw down troops in Afghanistan in 2014, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told the American ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson that Pakistan’s interests in regional security in the post-2014 scenario must be respected