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April 20, 2018 3:28 PM Rabbani criticises name change of Islamabad airport, asks PM to withdraw 'inappropriate decision'

Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi asking him to reconsider renaming the Islamabad airport from Benazir Bhutto International Airport to Islamabad International Airport and "withdraw this uncalled for and inappropriate decision". Rabbani wrote that it had come to his attention that the PM's adviser 1

April 16, 2018 2:25 AM Pakistan rejects Indian charge about envoy’s visit to Gurdwara

ISLAMABAD: A day after Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa called for a “comprehensive and meaningful dialogue” between India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes, including the core issue of Kashmir, the two countries accused each other of violating the 44-year-old protocol on visits by pilgrims. “It is ironic for the government of India to accuse Pakistan 2

April 6, 2018 12:00 AM Rouhani angers Israel with ‘support for terrorists’ jibe

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit out at Iran on Wednesday after President Hassan Rouhani accused Israel of supporting "terrorists" in Syria. "Absurdity has no limits: Iran's terrorist regime that sends tentacles of terror across the region accuses Israel of terrorism," Netanyahu wrote on Twitter. "If Rouhani is unaware of the terrorist 8

April 4, 2018 12:00 AM HEC, British Council join hands for research

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan and British Council Pakistan signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to enhance strategic collaboration for the next three years. The LoI was signed by HEC Executive Director Dr. Arshad Ali, and British Council Pakistan Country Director Rosemary Hilhorst in a ceremony held on Tuesday. Under the LoI, the two sides 5

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Bureaucrats out to get Banigala encroachments regularised

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court’s notice of irregularities, encroachments and illegal occupations of precious land of Banigala in Islamabad has created a hope that environmental conditions will improve after the occupied land around the important Rawal Lake will be recovered. However, baboos seem to have a different game plan. During the hearings of the Banigala 7

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Railways Police request ministry to fill vacant posts

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways police have decided to enhance its strength in the wake of increasing terrorist incidents in the country, which have changed the complexion of policing and routine responsibilities of preventing and detecting crimes and maintaining law and order. Railways police have requested the Ministry of Railways to fill up the existing 4

April 1, 2018 1:20 PM 'A man of honour always pays his debts': Aitzaz returns Rs10,000 to CJ's son

Senior lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan has returned Rs10,000 to son of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar,paid by him as fine imposed on Pakistan People's Party leader. The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs10,000 on Ahsan for not appearing in a case pertaining to infant formula. In a letter to CJ's son Najam Saqib, Aitzaz Ahsan said, `Your father,the honourable Chief 5

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Sharifs submitted fake documents’

ISLAMABAD: JIT head Wajid Zia on Tuesday completed his testimony in the Avenfield Apartments’ reference, which took six hearings, before an accountability court, and said the Sharif family submitted fake documents to mislead the Supreme Court. Khawaja Haris and Amjad Pervaiz – the counsels for Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt (retd) Safdar – will now cross-examine 3

March 26, 2018 12:00 AM KP government fails to constitute bodies for police accountability

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government during its nearly five-year term failed to constitute the much-discussed Public Safety Commission and the Regional Complaint Authority in most districts of the province for the accountability of the police force through independent bodies. “There were a number of differences between various groups in the bureaucracy 4

March 25, 2018 12:00 AM Defence ministry refuses security to Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: In a surprise move, the Ministry of Defence has refused to provide security to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on his possible arrival to face the treason case being prosecuted in a special court here. “I am directed to refer to your application dated 13-3-2018 on Complaint 1 of 2013 (State Vs. Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf) and to intimate 5