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May 24, 2018 12:00 AM Nawaz has no regrets over his actions: Fawad

LAHORE: PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry said Wednesday the deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif was not embarrassed over any of his actions. Lashing out at the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo while addressing a press conference in Lahore, Chaudhry said Nawaz had not spoken a word against martial law administrator Zia-ul-Haq. "Why did Nawaz not utter

May 23, 2018 11:06 PM Malala calls Sabika Sheikh’s father, extends condolences

LONDON: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday telephoned father of Sabika Sheikh and condoled over the death of his daughter. During her conversation with Aziz Sheikh, Malala said the nation has been deprived of a brilliant girl. She also spoke with Sabika’s sister. Malala said she shared the grief of Sabika’s family. Sabika Sheikh’s father said he wanted

May 23, 2018 12:00 AM Tajik clerics recommend dam-builders skip Ramazan

DUSHANBE: Muslim clerics in ex-Soviet Tajikistan have advised workers building what will become the world’s tallest hydroelectric dam not to observe Ramazan, echoing comments from the country’s secular authoritarian ruler. A spokesman for the religious affairs committee told AFP by telephone on Tuesday that the fatwa (directive) “was issued primarily

May 23, 2018 12:00 AM Rohingya Muslim sent to PNG by Australia dies

SYDNEY: A Rohingya refugee from Myanmar died on Tuesday after jumping from a bus on a remote Papua New Guinea island, almost five years after he was sent there by Australia, officials said. Canberra has sent asylum-seekers who try to enter the country by boat to camps on PNG’s Manus Island or Nauru in the Pacific for processing, with those found to be refugees 2

May 23, 2018 12:00 AM India’s secular fabric withering: archbishop

NEW DELHI: The archbishop of New Delhi has waded into Indian politics, urging Catholics to pray for democracy and marginalised people ahead of national elections next year, bringing a quick rebuke from the ruling party, world media reported. India is "witnessing a turbulent political atmosphere which poses a threat to the democratic principles enshrined

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM Interfaith harmony: Sikhs in Peshawar arrange Iftar

PESHAWAR: In a bid to promote interfaith harmony, the Sikh community is arranging Iftar at various places in the provincial capital where the Muslims are served with food. The Sikh community had arranged Iftar for labourers, passersby and shopkeepers in Ramazan last year as well. Though the Sikhs have yet to obtain a no-objection certificate for security 1

May 20, 2018 11:22 PM Funeral set for Pakistan’s Sabika in Texas

SANTA FE, United States: Hundreds of people are expected to attend the funeral Sunday in Texas of Sabika Sheikh, the young Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting Friday at a high school, organizers told AFP. The somber ceremony is to take place at an Islamic center in the Texas town of Stafford, not far from Santa Fe High School, where 3

May 19, 2018 1:45 PM Nusrat Sehr Abbasi ordered out for showing shoe in Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: Nusrat Sehr Abbasi, a female lawmaker belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PMLF), was ordered out of the Sindh Assembly after she showed a shoe to the Deputy Speaker in a sign of defiance during a session of the house. Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza said she would call in Sergeant in Arms to maintain decorum of the house 4

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz T20 Ramazan Cricket begins

ISLAMABAD: As many as 39 teams of Union Councils Rawalpindi are taking part in the 5th Shahbaz Sharif T20 Ramazan Cup Floodlight Tournament 2018 that got under way here at the Government Degree College Satellite Town Ground. Hanif Abbasi, Chairman Steering Committee Sports Punjab, and Sardar Nasim Mayor Rawalpindi, formally inaugurated the tournament 2

May 18, 2018 10:21 PM Another PML-N MNA joins PTI

LAHORE: Another sitting Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MNA from Rajanpur, Sardar Jaffar Khan Leghari has parted ways with PML-N and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, a day after three sitting PML-N MNAs, one MPA and three former MPAs switched over to the PTI. PML-N MNA Sardar Jaffer Laghari announced to join PTI in a meeting with Imran Khan in Lahore 1