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September 25, 2018 1:59 PM Hindu leaders meet rights minister Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: A representative delegation of Hindu Community led by President All Pakistan Hindu Panchayait, Pandat Channa Lal called on the Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen M. Mazari in Islamabad on Tuesday. The delegation comprised Ramesh Kumar, Naresh Chand, Om Parkash, Parvez Lal, Atif Chouhan and others, according to a press release issued 2

September 25, 2018 12:20 PM Second phase of plantation drive in January: Amin Aslam

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Tuesday said that initial response to our tree plantation drive "Plant4Pakistan" was phenomenal, People from all walks of life participated in plantation drive. It was more encouraging that youth of Pakistan participated in this initiative. "We initially set the target of 1.5 million

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Adiala Jail official given clean chit in Hanif Abbasi probe

LAHORE: An inquiry committee constituted to probe the presence of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi in the barrack of Nawaz Sharif has cleared Superintendent of Adiala Jail of charges and recommended action against over 50 officials of lower rank. The Punjab government had initiated an inquiry as the picture of Hanif Abbasi went viral on social media. Abbasi

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM New US envoy to Pakistan assumes charge

ISLAMABAD: The new US diplomat to Pakistan Paul Jones began his assignment as the Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy Monday with a resolve to work with the new government of Pakistan. "Ambassador Jones will lead the United States Mission in Pakistan in its ongoing efforts to deepen the connections between the Pakistani and American people

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Nation to stand by army if India imposes war: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Responding to Indian COAS Bipin Rawat’s threatening statement, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s Senator Raza Rabbani on Monday said that the whole nation will stand with army to defend its motherland if India imposes war upon Pakistan. During his speech in Senate, the senior PPP leader said that he condemns the Indian COAS’ ‘unacceptable’ statement

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM ‘CPEC go-slow policy against national interest’

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Liaqat Baloch Monday said government’s go-slow policy regarding CPEC was harmful for national interests. He said during the last six months, the work on CPEC was negligible. The orange line train project in Lahore was also suffering from the same problem although billions of rupees had been spent on it. Liaqat

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Shangla coalminers to present demands on Sept 27

SHANGLA: The Coalminers' Safety Committee members on Monday announced that they would present the charter of demands to the government about the rights of coalminers on September 27. Talking to reporters, the members of the committee Altaf Gulab and Sohrab Khan said they would hold a news conference at the Islamabad Press Club on September 27 to inform

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM QWP leader opposes introduction of new LG system

PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) provincial Chairman Sikandar Sherpao on Monday opposed the introduction of a new local government system and termed it interference in the affairs of provincial assemblies. Addressing a meeting of party workers at Watan Kor here, he said the move was against the spirit of the 18th Constitutional Amendment. He said the proposed

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM NAB awaiting release of capped funds from govt

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) still awaiting the release of required funds of over Rs1200 million from the government which were capped during the previous government of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz since 2013. According to sources, the performance of NAB is badly affecting due to stoppage of Recovery and Reward (R&R) fund of the NAB and also hardship

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Russia to give Syria S-300 air defence after accusations against Israel

Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks against strong Israeli objections, a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. Last week’s crash, which killed 15 Russian service members, had forced Moscow to take "adequate retaliatory