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June 26, 2018 12:52 PM Yousaf Saleem sworn in as Pakistan’s first blind judge

LAHORE: History has been made, as Yousaf Saleem became the first blind judge in Pakistan after taking oath of civil judge here on Tuesday. Yousaf was among 21 candidates who were sworn in for the post of civil judges today. While Yousaf became the first blind judge in Pakistan, there are numerous examples of visually-impaired judges in other countries 2

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Blind people continue protest on consecutive 7th day

LAHORE: The continued seven day long protest of merely 10 visually impaired people on the track of Lahore Metro Bus Service has resulted into a huge loss for the government and troubles for the commuters. The bus service suspension has caused Rs189 million to the government while 9, 30, 000 people have been barred from travelling. The utility services 14

April 25, 2018 12:00 AM CJP takes notice of blind advocate

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Tuesday took notice of a blind advocate, Yousaf Saleem, who was not selected as a civil judge by the Lahore High Court, Lahore. The notice was taken on a news item titled “Blind man’s dream to be judge goes dark” by Umar Cheema, published in The News on April 22, 2018, and the programme ‘Zara Hat Ke’ televised 7

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe

SYDNEY: A deaf and partially blind dog that kept a lost three-year-old girl safe in Australian bushland overnight was awarded police honours Saturday after leading rescuers to the child. Emergency services began a search on foot and from the air for Aurora Friday after the young girl wandered off into bushland on a rural property in Queensland state 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Blind girl raped for 4 days

OKARA: A blind girl was abducted and raped for four days. Accused Hussain came to the house of the blind girl, a resident of Alikay Rohela village, and took her along with him by saying that her parents were calling her in fields. Later, Hussain took the girl to a house at Vazir Dhari Virkanwali village near Minchanabad and allegedly raped her for four days. In the meantime 6

February 19, 2018 11:31 AM Blind cricketer allegedly deprived of prize money by PBCC over breach of discipline

A member of Pakistan's blind cricket team in a video released on Monday claimed to have been deprived of prize money by the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) announced by the Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi for the team's performance in the 2017 Blind T20 World Cup. Idrees Saleem, the affected player, said in the video that the blind cricket team had come second 12

February 17, 2018 12:00 AM Justice Wajih demands forensic evidence of billion tree project

ISLAMABAD: Former PTI senior leader and chairman Aam Log Party Justice (R) Wajihuddin Ahmed has said there is no forensic evidence of planting over a billion trees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Talking to The News, Justice (R) Wajihuddin Ahmed said this project needed to be audited and the KP government should provide forensic evidence of the Billion Tree Tsunami 16

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Meeting reviews sports projects

LAHORE: Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan said the timely completion of sports projects is essential for the bright future of sports in Pakistan, he said this while addressing a key meeting at Punjab Stadium on Wednesday. The meeting was convened to review the development work and installation of floodlights at sports venues in suburban areas 3

February 5, 2018 12:00 AM We must show solidarity with people of Kashmir

5th February is celebrated as Kashmir Day with great fervour across the country. Pakistani nation renews its promise to support Kashmiris at every level in processions, rallies and seminars. Government also arranges functions just for formality. Personalities related to government claim to raise against Indian repression in the valley. No doubt, these 17

January 21, 2018 12:00 AM India edge Pakistan to win World Cup for the Blind

KARACHI: India edged Pakistan by two wickets in the final of the World cup for Blind at Sharjah on Saturday. Indian skipper Ajay Kumar Reid won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat. Pakistan posted 307-8 in 40 overs. The openers failed to provide a good start as Amir Ashfaq got out after scoring just 10 runs. Badar Munir, along with opener Mohsin Khan, developed 7