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September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Anti-graft activists march against Malawi president

LILONGWE, Malawi: Several hundred anti-graft activists took to the streets of Malawi on Friday to protest against alleged corruption in the government of President Peter Mutharika. Marchers in Malawi's largest cities chanted songs criticising Mutharika after a leaked Anti-Corruption Bureau report accused him of receiving a $195,000 (167,000 euros) kickback 1

September 20, 2018 11:18 AM Teenage girl with disabilities allegedly raped in Khanewal

A 14-year-old girl with disabilities was allegedly raped by a neighbour in Khanewal's Kabirwala tehsil on Wednesday morning. A first information report has been registered but the suspect has not been arrested as yet, Station House Officer (SHO) Tayyab Sarfaraz said. The victim's father told DawnNewsTV that the suspect had raped his daughter in their 2

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Hundreds protest against pension reforms in St Petersburg

SAINT PETERSBURG: Up to thousand protestors demonstrated in Russia’s second largest city of Saint Petersburg on Sunday against a plan to raise the state pension age which has sparked public anger. Between 800 and 1,000 people gathered in a small park for an authorised demonstration to urge President Vladimir Putin’s government to "Raise the pension

September 16, 2018 1:34 AM PIA flight delayed after pilot-steward row

LAHORE: A London-bound PIA flight got late for more than three hours on Saturday night when the pilot refused to fly after a physical brawl with a steward whom he suspected as a smuggler. The situation also brought embarrassment to the PIA administration as footage of the untoward incident followed by the protest of the passengers was run by the electronic 4

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM 6 Kashmiri youths martyred in IHK

SRINAGAR/ISLAMABAD: In Held Kashmir (IHK) Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred six Kashmiri youth in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district Saturday. According to Kashmir Media Service the troops killed five youth identified as Gulzar Ahmed Padder, Faisal Ahmed Rathar, Zahid Ahmed Mir, Masroor Ahmed Maulvi and Zahoor Ahmed Lone during 2

September 14, 2018 1:24 AM Aitchison’s principal withdraws resignation

LAHORE: Aitchison College Principal Michael Thomson on Thursday withdrew his resignation and would continue with his work in the college. Mr Thomson had tendered his resignation on Wednesday allegedly under pressure from political circles for taking disciplinary action against some students. Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar called Mr Thomson 3

September 11, 2018 7:52 AM Suicide bomber kills 32 in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. “Around four hundred people gathered for the protest and the bomber detonated his vest full of explosive among the crowd,” said Captain Qais Saifi

September 10, 2018 12:00 AM Seven arrested on charge of killing girl in Bajaur

KHAR: Seven persons were arrested on the charge of killing of a minor girl at Mamond tehsil in Bajaur district, an official said on Sunday. Talking to the reporters, Assistant Commissioner Nawagai Anwarul Haq said the seven persons were arrested for killing a girl Mohtarma whose body was found dumped at a deserted place in Mamond on Friday. He said the accused 1

September 8, 2018 1:22 PM Murtaza Wahab concerned over unannounced closure of CNG stations in Sindh

KARACHI: Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister for Information and Archives, Anti Corruption and Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab has vehemently condemned the unannounced closure of CNG stations in Sindh province and termed it ‘failure of the federal government’. In a statement issued on Saturday, the advisor said common people of the province are facing serious 6

September 6, 2018 12:00 AM Heavy tax by Afghan govt: Transporters continue wheel-jam strike

PESHAWAR: The transporters on Wednesday continued wheel jam strike against the levy of exorbitant taxes on goods transportation to Afghanistan and asked the Afghan authorities to withdraw the increase on the tax. The transporters have been staging a protest near the Haji Camp in Hayatabad for the last two months to force the Afghan authorities to stop receiving 1