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October 13, 2017 4:28 AM PTI condemns PML-N’s alleged pro-Ahmadi stance

PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Shah Farman said on Thursday the main aim of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is to protect Pakistan’s physical, ideological and religious borders. Farman condemned the PML-N Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah for calling Ahmadis his brothers. While addressing a joint press conference in Peshawar, Farman 20 1

October 11, 2017 7:04 PM Section 144 imposed in Lahore

The Punjab government has imposed Section 144 in Lahore for a period of one month, says a notification released here Wednesday. The Punjab government has banned sectarian and faith-related debates as well as speeches for one month. The ban will be effective till November 9. The notification reads that no person will be allowed to exchange views or opinion 6

October 9, 2017 12:00 AM World Space Week concludes

Islamabad: Institute of Space Technology (IST) organised a four-day activity based programme to celebrate World Space Week (WSW) from October 4 to 7, with a view to generate space awareness among the general public and students. A large number of schools and colleges of the twin cities and surrounding areas participated in the event. The theme for WSW 2017 was ‘Exploring 15

September 9, 2017 8:53 AM The PML-N’s digital soldiers

In 2014, Umair Talat sent out a few requests in hopes of meeting then-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The 30-year-old banker from Gujranwala was a keen supporter of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, which had formed the government in Pakistan a year earlier. The prime minister never responded. But his daughter, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, did. Within a week, she called 36

August 4, 2017 12:04 AM Imran-Gulalai issue turns into a scandal

ISLAMABAD: The issue between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and MNA Ayesha Gulalai has turned into a scandal as the series of allegations and counter-allegations continued for the second day on Thursday. Ayesha Gulalai alleged that the party chief, Imran Khan, had hinted towards tying the knot in the texts sent to her, which also included 6

August 1, 2017 1:30 AM GCU Debating Society wins 307 oratory awards

LAHORE - The Debating Society of Government College University Lahore (GCUDS) has set an unprecedented national record by clinching a total of 307 trophies at various national competitions during the academic session 2016-17. The record includes 53 team trophies, 15 runners-up trophies, 100 best speaker awards, 73 second positions, 61 third positions 12

July 25, 2017 8:00 PM John McCain delivers powerful speech from the Senate floor as he returns while dealing with brain cancer

Sen. John McCain delivered a powerful speech from the Senate floor Tuesday as he returned to Congress for the first time since being diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this month. The Arizona Republican made his remarks after voting in favor of the motion to proceed with healthcare legislation. McCain's vote allowed the GOP to hit 50 votes, enough to move the legislation 12

July 21, 2017 11:04 AM The Daily 202: Asking about a pardon for himself is a quintessentially Trumpian move

THE BIG IDEA: “When the president does it, that means it is not illegal,” Richard Nixon said during a televised interview in 1977. But Nixon understood that he could never pardon himself. President Trump may not. Four of my best-sourced colleagues reported last night: “Some of President Trump’s lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special 178

July 19, 2017 8:56 PM The Doklam Standoff Is The Beginning of a Troubling New Era in India-China Ties

High in the Himalayas, Indian and Chinese forces stare each other down in the midst of the most intense standoff between the two nations in the last three decades. Though the territory is unique and unfamiliar to many, the situation is commonplace; aggressive Chinese expansionism, motivated by nationalistic furor, is being carried out under the guise 13

July 16, 2017 3:52 PM Opportune time to restart talks with separatists, says J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister says dialogue or engagement should not be confused with appeasement as the exercise is for reconciliation In her first interview since the Amarnath attacks in which eight yatris were killed, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti says the widespread condemnation of the attacks showed Kashmiriyat is still most important 4