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June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Over 2,700 candidates facing multiple charges

ISLAMABAD: In Pakistan’s democracy, corruption, money laundering, rape, murder and criminal charges really can pay. Yes, because around 2,715 out of around 21,482 candidates running for 1,070 seats in the Provincial Assemblies (PAs) as well as the National Assembly (NA) elections face corruption, criminal, rape, dual nationality, money laundering, extortion 3

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM PHC seeks reply from KP govt in case of Indian prisoner

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday sought reply from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the Prisons Department in the case of an Indian prisoner who filed an application for shifting him to the Peshawar Central Prison as he was facing life threats at the Mardan Central Prison. Hamid Nehal Ansari, the Indian national who was sentenced 4

March 17, 2018 12:00 AM People in Sindh do not support Imran Khan: Khuhro

SUKKUR: PPP Sindh President Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Friday, while addressing the party’s public meeting in village Noorabad near Taluka Warrah in district Qambar-Shahdadkot, said the people of Sindh do not support Imran Khan because he supported dictator Musharraf during referendum. Taking a jibe at Nawaz, he said that Nawaz Sharif would weep in prison 2

February 24, 2018 12:00 AM France clamps down on radical extremists in prisons, schools

LILLE, France: The French government said Friday said it would seal off extremists within prisons and open new centres to reintegrate returning militants into society as part of a plan to halt the spread of radicalism. France is experimenting with various ways of ending the drift towards extremism of young people growing up on the margins of society 8

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Guards retake control of Brazilian prison

RIO DE JANEIRO: The last of 18 hostages seized in a prison riot near Rio de Janeiro have been freed and guards have retaken control of the facility, officials said. The uprising in the overcrowded prison began on Sunday and was quelled after a few hours, the state penitentiary administration said in a statement late on Sunday. Eight guards and 10 inmates 8

February 5, 2018 12:00 AM We must show solidarity with people of Kashmir

5th February is celebrated as Kashmir Day with great fervour across the country. Pakistani nation renews its promise to support Kashmiris at every level in processions, rallies and seminars. Government also arranges functions just for formality. Personalities related to government claim to raise against Indian repression in the valley. No doubt, these 17

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Hezb-i-Islami hopes release of its 90 prisoners by Kabul

PESHAWAR: Gulbaddin Hekmatyar’s Hezb-i-Islami is hoping that another 90 of its members and supporters imprisoned in Afghanistan would be released in the coming days under the terms of its last year’s peace agreement with the Afghan government. A Hezb-i-Islami (Hekmatyar) spokesman Fazal Ghani Haqmal was quoted as saying in the Afghan media that 90 of their 3

November 23, 2017 12:00 AM KP PA panel reviews wardens recruitment

PESHAWAR: A meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Standing Committee on Home & Tribal Affairs Department held here in Assembly Secretariat Wednesday with Chairperson, MPA Anisa Zeb Tahirkheli in the chair. Besides, MPAs Mahmood Jan, Sardar Hussain Babak and Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha, the authorities of Home& Tribal Affairs Department and other concerned 2

November 3, 2017 2:01 AM Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

WASHINGTON: An international index for press freedom places Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists – along with the Philippines and Bangladesh – as the world observed on Thursday the “Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.” The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by an international media advocacy group – Reporters 20

October 28, 2017 11:00 PM No cracks within PML-N: Maryam

* Former PM's daughter says Nawaz Sharif will continue to lead the party * Cases against family are politically motivated LAHORE: Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on Saturday denied reports of differences within the Sharif family, insisting such rumors of infighting were “overblown”. “It’s not a divided house. The Sharif family takes a lot of pride 7