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August 13, 2017 1:43 AM Lahore embraces ‘revolutionary’ Nawaz

n Fiery ex-PM tells cheering crowd he won’t sit home n Vows to eliminate ‘virus’ afflicting democracy n Promises a ‘naya Pakistan’ as he ends GT Road journey at Data Darbar n Will announce programme of reforms on I-Day LAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif says he aims to bring a revolution to ensure speedy justice and better service to the people 2

August 12, 2017 12:06 AM Will India and Pakistan ever grow up?

India and Pakistan have been celebrating their independence from the British and separation from each other for 70 years. Farewells are never easy. The stronger and older the bonds, the more violent and painful is the separation. Not surprisingly, the partition of the Subcontinent 70 years ago had been so overwhelming in its nature and impact that it took generations 5

August 9, 2017 5:37 AM Arif Habib to set up power plant with Chinese funding

KARACHI: Pakistan is set to attract more Chinese investment for setting up another Thar coal-fired power plant as the country seeks to aggressively utilise indigenous energy resources to reduce its reliance on imported fuels. “Arif Habib Corporation Limited is going to set up a 330-megawatt (MW) Thar coal-fired power plant,” Arif Habib, Chairman of the diversified 7

August 9, 2017 12:00 AM PTI submits adjournment motion against Lahore blast

LAHORE: PTI legislator Shoaib Siddiqi has submitted an adjournment motion against a truck blast near Saggian, which left one killed and dozens injured. The PTI MPA stated the Safe City Project on which the government had spent billions had proved a failure as police were not able to protect the lives of the citizens.In the resolution, he submitted that despite 3

August 6, 2017 2:19 PM Don't want clash of institutions but will uncover 'conspiracy': Nawaz Sharif

More than a week after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified in a landmark judgement by the top court, the former PM said on Sunday he did not want a clash between institutions but would expose the “conspiracy” behind his disqualification. The Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz on his failure to disclose his ‘un-withdrawn receivables, constituting assets’ in his nomination 1

August 6, 2017 5:22 AM Builders say govt policies block Rs200b investments

KARACHI: The Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD), a group of over 700 builders and developers, has said that erroneous policies of government departments have blocked up to Rs200 billion in investments in the property sector, which should be immediately removed to reduce the housing backlog in the country. The problem is especially 4

August 5, 2017 4:27 AM Members of Asma’s own group criticise her remarks

ISLAMABAD: Renowned jurist and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Asma Jahangir is facing severe criticism by representatives of her own Democratic Group for her recent remarks against the top court’s July 28 verdict in Panamagate case. The group, which has a majority in the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), issued a statement, expressing 5 1

August 2, 2017 3:20 PM A reluctant Trump signs Russia sanctions bill as relations with Moscow worsen

Boy Scouts: Top leaders didn't call Trump to praise speech, as the president said Shortly after signing a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, President Trump released an accompanying signing statement outlining his concerns. In his statement, he calls the bill "significantly flawed" and raises concerns that it will hinder his ability

August 2, 2017 4:58 AM PTI official website hacked hours after Ayesha Gulalai’s press conference

Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf’s website, was reportedly hacked by ‘Voice of Pakistan’ hackers group hours after Ayesha Gulalai’s press conference. As of now, the web link is being re-directed to a YouTube video link showing a video clip of Imran Khan. The other day, Gulalai announced that she was quitting PTI alleging that there is no respect 6

August 2, 2017 12:36 AM Imran characterless, honour of women not safe in PTI: Gulalai

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Ayesha Gulalai on Tuesday parted ways with the party, alleging that the honour of mothers and sisters was not safe because of Chairman Imran Khan, whom she dubbed as a fake Pathan and a characterless person. She urged the Supreme Court to take notice of this matter for the sake of honour of PTI females, as there 3