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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 1

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 9

June 17, 2017 2:21 AM JIT names Panamagate media coverage also a hurdle in probe

* In 120-page report, only eight pages carry details of obstacles ‘created’ by state institutions or Sharifs, remaining part contains media debates ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation team (JIT) probing Sharif family's assets abroad has raised objections over media coverage of the proceedings of the implementation bench of the Supreme Court in Panama 4

June 9, 2017 4:48 PM Theresa May: The leader who gambled and lost

Prime Minister Theresa May presented herself as a stable leader to take Britain through Brexit, but her gamble of an election backfired and has left her deeply wounded. The Conservative Party leader refused to resign after losing her party’s parliamentary majority in Thursday’s vote, but has suffered a humiliation from which she will struggle to recover 3

June 5, 2017 7:33 PM Ganga flows in opposite direction in Indian News Studios

A Kashmiri must be wondering what the Indian News Channels are up to. No moral principles, no professionalism, no ethics, but only lies, jingoism and propaganda. These propaganda channels (barring a one or two) are only interested in their TRP and they are least bothered about the welfare of India. Kashmir is a commodity for these channels and they are selling 1

June 3, 2017 3:57 AM Nehal’s rant, opposition boycott mar budget session

ISLAMABAD: PML-N leader Nehal Hashmi’s anti-judiciary tirade reverberated in the National Assembly on Friday as opposition lawmakers in the National Assembly boycotted the budget session for the fourth day running. The government’s refusal to telecast live the speech of opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah on the state-run television remained unresolved 8 1

June 2, 2017 10:49 AM Disabled Indian girl disowned by parents clears services exam and set to become IAS officer

A disabled Indian woman who was not allowed to study after eighth grade by her parents has now passed civil services exam with flying colours. Ummul Kher, now 28, was disowned by her parents because she wanted to study further but her consistency and determination made her clear the uphill exam in her first attempt. She achieved the all-India rank 420 and is now hoping 12 2

June 2, 2017 12:58 AM PML-N govt is acting like Sicilian Mafia of Italy: SC

* Court says government has, apparently, joined the ranks of terrorists * Decides to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Nihal Hashmi ISLAMABAD: In a major dose of snub to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the Supreme Court on Thursday compared the federal government to the notorious Sicilian Mafia of Italy as it decided to initiate contempt 1

May 23, 2017 1:48 AM PPP helped PML-N complete four years, says Shah

Karachi - Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah said yesterday that conspiracies were hatched against leaders of Pakistan People’s Party, they were criticised by the opponents but remained steadfast for the democratic system which made possible the first smooth political transition in country’s history. He was talking to participants 3

May 20, 2017 9:32 AM Rouhani wins Iran’s presidential election, declares state media

Iran’s state television declared incumbent President Hassan Rouhani the winner of the country’s presidential election on Saturday, giving the 68-year-old cleric a second four-year term to see out his agenda calling for greater freedoms and outreach to the wider world. State TV offered its congratulations in a brief statement Saturday, based on vote tallies 3