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August 16, 2018 12:13 PM Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at 93 on Thursday, Narendra Modi confirmed on Twitter. Vajpayee had been hospitalised in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for more than two months after being admitted for treatment of a kidney infection and chest congestion. He had suffered a stroke in 2009. Vajpayee, who was elected

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Waqar rejects Sethi’s comments

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former captain Waqar Younis has rejected the comments made by PCB chairman Najam Sethi during an interview regarding cricket talent in the country. The PCB chairman in an interview with BBC Urdu endorsed Shahid Afridi’s views that there was no talent in Pakistan. When asked why there is no cohesion in the Pakistani team, the veteran 6

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Geo News to telecast ‘Election Debate’ on terrorism today

KARACHI: The Geo News will telecast “Election Debate” today (Sunday) among the three major political parties. The main issues to be discussed include ‘successes in war against terrorism from 2013 to 2018’, ‘why National Action Plan is still incomplete’ and that although Karachi operation became successful but the ‘complete maintenance of law and order 4

July 3, 2018 12:00 AM World Sports Journalists Day observed in Karachi

KARACHI: Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) observed the World Sports Journalists Day here on Monday. A seminar was held on news, fake news and responsibilities of journalists. It was attended by a large number of sports journalists of the provincial metropolis. Sindh caretaker sports minister Dr Junaid Ali Shah also attended the seminar 2

June 30, 2018 10:54 PM Top Zimbabwean mufti responds to Reham Khan’s ‘bearded’ Twitter photo

ISLAMABAD: A top Zimbabwean Islamic cleric took a jibe at Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan after she posted a beard-wearing photo of her on micro-blogging website Twitter. “So a while ago I was offered to join a party. I said I might not be able to cover my face but I could grow a beard..looks rather fetching on me,” tweeted Reham Khan while sharing the edited 10

June 26, 2018 2:10 PM Fawad Chaudhry issues clarification on PTI-PTM 'alliance'

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has dispelled the impression that it has formed an electoral alliance with Pashtun Tahuffuz Movement (PTM). “Reports about forging an electoral alliance with the PTM are no correct. There was a seat adjustment on one seat in FATA,” PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said, in a statement on Tuesday. He said that it wasn’t 3

June 26, 2018 12:00 AM Sohail Warraich’s new book ‘The Party is Over’ published

LAHORE: Senior journalist and anchor Sohail Warraich’s new book “The Party is Over” has been published. It contains inside stories of the disqualification of former Prime Minister Sharif, predictions and analyses. The 365-page book throws light on the role of Pakistan’s institutions and consists of predictions made in over 100 columns, most of which 1

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM CJP dissatisfied with conditions at Civil Hospital Sukkur

SUKKUR: The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, visited the Civil Hospital, GMMC on Friday. The CJP, accompanied with judges of the Sindh High Court, inspected various parts of the hospital. He was shocked to find that there is no ventilator in the hospital and asked the Medical Superintendent as to how does he manage the emergencies without 2

June 21, 2018 5:28 AM Shebaz advised to use pedestrian crossing to cross road

LONDON: The man, who had filmed Shehbaz jaywalking in London, has advised former chief minister Punjab to use zebra crossing (pedestrian crossing) next time while crossing the road. Soon after Shebaz Sharif's remarks, in which he asked the journalist to film him again and send it [back to Pakistan], the man responded saying; "Sir, next time, please use the zebra 1

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Veteran journalist shot dead in IHK

SRINAGAR: Unknown gunmen shot a veteran journalist and his police bodyguard dead on Thursday, police and witnesses said. Shujaat Bukhari, editor of an English language daily Rising Kashmir, had just entered his vehicle outside his office in the city’s press enclave when assailants fired several shots from close range. “He (Bukhari) is no more. One of his two police 4