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September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Nation to stand by army if India imposes war: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Responding to Indian COAS Bipin Rawat’s threatening statement, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)’s Senator Raza Rabbani on Monday said that the whole nation will stand with army to defend its motherland if India imposes war upon Pakistan. During his speech in Senate, the senior PPP leader said that he condemns the Indian COAS’ ‘unacceptable’ statement

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Shangla coalminers to present demands on Sept 27

SHANGLA: The Coalminers' Safety Committee members on Monday announced that they would present the charter of demands to the government about the rights of coalminers on September 27. Talking to reporters, the members of the committee Altaf Gulab and Sohrab Khan said they would hold a news conference at the Islamabad Press Club on September 27 to inform

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM QWP leader opposes introduction of new LG system

PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) provincial Chairman Sikandar Sherpao on Monday opposed the introduction of a new local government system and termed it interference in the affairs of provincial assemblies. Addressing a meeting of party workers at Watan Kor here, he said the move was against the spirit of the 18th Constitutional Amendment. He said the proposed

September 24, 2018 3:10 PM UNHCR Representative lauds Pakistan’s efforts for Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative for Pakistan, Ms Ruven Menikdiwela Monday called on Federal Minister for Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari. They discussed the matters related to mutual cooperation and the problems of the Afghan refugees settled in Pakistan. UNHCR Representative while appreciating

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Civil-military leadership on same page, says minister

KOHAT: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Sunday said the civil and military leadership of the country were on the same page. Talking to reporters during his visit to native Kohat, he said that Pakistan wanted to have cordial relations with its neighbours and its desire for peace in the region should not be construed as its weakness 1

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Misuse of earthquake funds: Judicial commission seeks details of spending from AGP

MANSEHRA: The Judicial Commission, which was constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan to probe and fix responsibilities in alleged embezzlement of funds meant for rehabilitation and reconstruction in the wake of 2005 earthquake, has sought details of $5 billion spending from Auditor General of Pakistan. The commission, headed by Mohammad Zeb Khan, the principal 1

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 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 22, 2018 2:17 PM Shehzad Roy teaches Malala how to play chess!

Pakistani singer and activist Shehzad Roy and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai’s light moment playing chess on Saturday has racked up ample attention online. The 41-year-old social worker had turned to Twitter to unveil his meeting with the feminist icon where he could be seen giving the young activist a lesson on how play chess. He began the tweet publicizing 1

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sahabzada Jahangir ‘not interested’ in ambassadorial role

LONDON: Imran Khan’s British national friend and political adviser Sahabzada Amir Jahangir has said that he’s not interested in any ambassadorial role, but will be working towards taking investment to Pakistan to make “Naya Pakistan”. Speaking to The News from Islamabad, Sahabzada Jahangir said he will not be taking up any position in Britain and reports 3