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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 3

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 1

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 1

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 72

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 4

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 2

July 13, 2017 12:09 AM CPEC benefits should reach people: COAS

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that benefits of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should reach the people and stressed that all the institutions should cooperate with each another for its success. He assured that the army and law enforcing agencies were vigilant and determined to provide 3

July 12, 2017 11:30 PM All national institutions must ensure CPEC success: COAS

| Speaks of steady progress in making country terror free RAWALPINDI - With full backing of the nation, Pakistan is making steady, but sure-footed progress in making the country terrorism-free country, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said here on Wednesday. Addressing a seminar on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the COAS said Pakistan 4

June 23, 2017 8:30 PM Why Saudi Arabia hates Al Jazeera so much

If you want to understand why many Arab world leaders hate Al Jazeera, consider "Sharia and Life." For years, the call-in show was one of the network's most popular, reaching tens of millions. Viewers would call in and pose their faith questions to Yusuf al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian cleric and a spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood. People would ask all kinds 2

June 17, 2017 4:28 PM The curious case of the fervent Pakistani fans

Not very long ago, in a popular satire show on one of the cable channels, the father of political satire in Pakistan, Anwar Maqsood questions the late Moin Akhter, dressed as a Bangladeshi cricketer, as to why Bangladesh have stopped winning games against Pakistan? The amusing reply, scripted by the great writer and rendered to perfection by the best comedian 19