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January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Issuance of decrees against Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi Monday said that Afghan president, instead of hurling allegations against Pakistani Ulema and religious scholars of Pakistan, should take action against state clerics of Afghanistan who used to issue Jihad decrees against Pakistan. Talking to visiting delegates of different 1

January 21, 2018 2:02 AM Lahore all set to host major hockey clash after 24 years

LAHORE: Lahore will host an elite international hockey contest after a long gap of twenty-four years when a star-studded World XI side take on Pakistan’s U-18 team in the second tie of the two-match series at the National Hockey Stadium on Sunday. The World XI comfortably beat Pakistan U-18s 5-1 in the first match of the series staged at Karachi’s Abdul

January 20, 2018 2:31 AM PTI lawmakers curse parliament, deputy speaker

ISLAMABAD: A day after the National Assembly adopted a resolution condemning their party chief, legislators from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday cursed the institution of parliament on the floor of the house. The rumpus began after the day’s business had been concluded and the deputy speaker adjourned the session until Monday evening

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Rs12 bn corruption detected in six housing societies: Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate sub-committee on Cabinet was informed on Friday that corruption of Rs12 billion has been detected in six housing societies in Islamabad. The meeting chaired by its chairperson Senator Kulsoom Parveen discussed various irregularities in housing societies, laws which regulate societies. An official informed the meeting that an audit

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz sides with Nisar in rift with Pervaiz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif threw his weight behind PML-N senior leader Chaudhry Nisar, after the former interior minister's tussle with fellow party leader Senator Pervaiz Rashid continued to deepen, it emerged on Friday. Shahbaz, talking to a senior journalist, broke his silence on the issue making headlines for quite some time. He said the PML-N 1

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM India SC lifts ban on ‘Padmaavat’

NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Thursday overturned a ban imposed by several states on the release of a Bollywood epic about a mythical Hindu queen. The Supreme Court said the ban, which followed violent protests by members of the Hindu right who claimed the film falsely depicted a romance between the queen and a Muslim ruler, violated creative freedoms

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Govt asked to facilitate special persons

GHALLANAI: A local organisation working for the rights of the disabled people have asked the government to provide facilities to the physically challenged persons in Mohmand Agency. Talking to The News, Mohmand Khan, head of Parvaz Barai Mazooran, said there were 1,200 disable persons in Mohmand Agency who lacked the basic facilities. He asked the government 3

January 12, 2018 10:43 AM Sindh Assembly speaker for exporting Karachi stray dogs

KARACHI: Instead of killing stray dogs the animals could be exported to Philippines, Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani said jokingly on Thursday as a lawmaker submitted a calling attention notice drawing his attention towards abundance of stray dogs in the metropolis. The issue was raised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Khurram Sherzaman 4

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM Interior ministry asked to review decision on INGOs’ registration issue

ISLAMABAD: World Vision International (WVI-P), an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) working in Pakistan, said on Thursday that they had approached Ministry of Interior to revisit/review their earlier decision on registration issue and waiting for their reply. In a statement issued here, they stated, “It is intimated that World Vision 16

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: ‘US threats an opportunity for self-reliance’

LAHORE: US threats and suspension of aid to Pakistan is a good lesson at national level as it has created an opportunity for country for self-reliance and economic independence and opinion of the nation is united on the issue. These views were expressed by experts at the Jang Economic Session held on ‘What is message of US by suspending grants to Pakistan’ 1