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September 25, 2018 12:00 AM ‘CPEC go-slow policy against national interest’

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Liaqat Baloch Monday said government’s go-slow policy regarding CPEC was harmful for national interests. He said during the last six months, the work on CPEC was negligible. The orange line train project in Lahore was also suffering from the same problem although billions of rupees had been spent on it. Liaqat

September 22, 2018 6:53 PM India emerging as intolerant fascist nation: Lord Nazir

ISLAMABAD: The Member of the British House of Lords Nazir Ahmed on Saturday said that India was emerging as intolerant and fascist nation for supporting the fascist group and also for suppressing the voice of Kashmiri people during their freedom movement. The Indian government and the military were on the same page to promote ‘Hindutva’ sentiment for pressing 1

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Hashoo Foundation, GB-DMA sign deal

KARACHI: The Hashoo Foundation and Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GB-DMA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), a statement said. Under the MoU, Hashoo Foundation would facilitate in the capacity building of the latter in different aspects of environment, climate compatible development, and disaster risk reduction and disaster 8

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Spain’s PM vows to reform constitution

MADRID: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez vowed on Monday to reform the constitution to end judicial privileges enjoyed by politicians, judges, royals and other top officials which can shield them from corruption charges. The Socialist prime minister said the measure was needed "to restore people’s confidence in politics" in a country which has been rocked

September 15, 2018 7:57 PM Jobs provision to unemployed youth my mission: NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD: The Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that it is a mission of my life to provide jobs to the unemployed youth of the country. He expressed these views while talking to the Chief Executive of Huawei Company, who called on him at Speaker House Islamabad on Saturday, said a press release. Former Ambassador of People’s Republic of China 4

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Zardari urges all institutions to work within limits

ISLAMABAD: Former President and President Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari on Friday called upon all institutions to work within their constitutional limits and said that overstepping of constitutional limits was threat to democracy. “In addition to rule of law, transparency, across the board accountability and tolerance of dissent 1

September 12, 2018 1:07 AM No waiver to India for Iranian oil, Chabahar port: US

WASHINGTON: A senior US official has said that Washington is not offering waiver to any country from curbs on commercial deals with Iran and so far, the restriction applies to India as well, which is a major importer of oil from Iran. Alice G. Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, said in a conference call with journalists

September 11, 2018 11:07 AM Joint session of Parliament for presidential address likely on Sept 13

ISLAMABAD: Joint session of the Parliament is likely to be held on September 13 (Thursday) for the address of President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi. “It was proposed in the meeting of parliamentary leaders of the political parties to call the joint session of the parliament for the address of the president on September 13,” said a press release. The meeting

September 8, 2018 12:00 AM Fazl’s demand of CEC resignation undemocratic: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday regretted the reported demand of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman that the Chief Election Commissioner should resign, saying disrespecting the public mandate for personal interests was a negation of democratic principles. Maulana Fazl, who is also President of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal 3

September 7, 2018 7:39 AM LHC issues notices to 69 MNAs for abstaining from vote during PM's election

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued notices to 69 members of the National Assembly for abstaining from voting during the election for prime minister as it heard a petition challenging Imran Khan's election as PM. Petitioner Sheikh Zahid Mahmood's counsel A.K. Dogar filed a case on Aug 30 pleading that it was mandatory under Article 91(4) of the Constitution 1