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January 14, 2019 12:00 AM CJP Nisar to open ‘free legal clinic’ after retirement

LAHORE: Chief Justice (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday said he would open a free legal clinic once he steps down from his post. Justice Nisar interacted with a group of journalists in Lahore, where he shared his future plans following his retirement on January 18. The CJP said that he wants to open a legal clinic to dispense free legal services to those 2

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Heartbreak and disbelief as Murray announces retirement

MELBOURNE: Tennis ace Andy Murray’s tearful announcement Friday that he’ll be forced to retire this year prompted a volley of tributes to the man, fond recollections of a historic career and encouragement to serve up a fitting farewell. American star Andy Roddick led the tributes to the former world number one, describing his 11-time opponent as an “absolute 2

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Australia to ‘consider’ Saudi woman’s asylum plea

BANGKOK: Australia said Tuesday it will "carefully consider" the asylum claim of an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled alleged abuse from her family and is now in the care of the UN in Bangkok, after she fended off deportation in a gripping, live-tweeted ordeal. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrived at the Thai capital’s main airport on a flight from Kuwait

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Sudanese journalist detained for backing protests freed

KHARTOUM: A prominent Sudanese journalist who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on Saturday. Faisal Mohamed Salih had been arrested on Thursday from his office by agents of the country’s powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). Salih, recipient of the 2013 Peter Mackler 2

January 4, 2019 10:41 AM PM Imran's visit to Iqbal's 'grave' and Rumi shrine: Here is what you want to know

Although Allama Iqbal and Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi lived in entirely different eras, their spiritual connection needs no introduction. The spiritual connection between the two great scholars became subject of discussion in the country on Thursday when Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan reached Turkey and visited Rumi's shrine in Konya. Many Pakistanis 1

January 3, 2019 12:00 AM Nawaz doing labour, maintaining his room in jail: IG prisons

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is doing the only work of maintaining his room as part of rigorous imprisonment in jail, said Inspector General of Punjab Prisons Mirza Shahid Salim. At the press briefing of Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar at the Governor’s House on Wednesday, the IG Punjab Prisons had to face a tough situation when a journalist 2

January 1, 2019 12:00 AM Arshad Ansari elected LPC president for 9th time

LAHORE: Journalist Panel won the election of the Lahore Press Club. Arshad Ansari belonging to the Jang Group created history by becoming club’s president for the ninth time. Arshad Ansari and Zahid Abid have been elected president and general secretary of the club. Ansari won club polls with a big margin. In elections Sunday, Ansari of Journalist Panel 1

December 31, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia to make biggest investment in Pak history: Asad

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), which promises to be "the biggest foreign investment in Pakistan history", will be announced soon. "The ball is in our court. We have to get cabinet approval next week, after which an announcement will be made," he said, addressing 1

December 17, 2018 6:55 PM Asif Zardari, Shahbaz Sharif briefly meet in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari held a brief meeting with Opposition Leader in the National Assembly N-League President Shahbaz Sharif here on Monday. Asif Zardari shook hands with PML-N President in the National Assembly hall while the latter was leaving the floor of the house. Both leaders exchanged greetings and briefly exchanged views 9

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Albanian students revolt over tuition costs

TIRANA: Thousands of Albanian university students took to Tirana’s streets on Tuesday for their biggest show of strength yet in a protest movement demanding lower tuition fees and more investment in public education. The protests, which kicked off last week, are the biggest mobilisation of university students since demonstrations in 1990 against the former 4