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September 26, 2018 4:43 PM CII to discuss punishment over three times talaq

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday expressed its support on the decision of deeming 'triple talaq' at once as punishable. While addressing media after a CII session, Chairman Dr. Qibla Ayaz stated that saying divorce three times in one sitting has emerged as a pertinent issue. He said a punishment will be discussed with religious

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-UN climate chief to face sexual assault trial

NEW DELHI: Former UN climate panel chief Rajendra Pachauri will stand trial in a sexual assault and harassment case three years after an employee accused him of inappropriate conduct, a lawyer said on Friday. Pachauri, 78, has been charged under various counts including sexual assault, harassment and criminal intimidation, according to the complainant’s 2

August 29, 2018 2:33 PM Amir Liaquat lays bare grievances in leaked Whatsapp voice message

KARACHI: A Whatsapp voice message of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Amir Liaquat Hussain surfaced on Tuesday in which the disgruntled leader is venting his anger against lawmakers of his party. In the message posted in the Whatsapp group of PTI parliamentarians from Sindh, the mercurial politician is heard conveying his reservations to his colleagues 2

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM London-based doctor denies targeting Begum Kulsoom

LONDON: A London-based British Pakistani doctor says a fake WhatsApp post has been used to malign Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif using his name and phone number. In a video message, Dr Farooq Malik Bangash regretted that his name was used to cause stress to the Sharif family. He condemned the person who used his name to pass on a completely baseless allegation 2

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM FB news use declining, WhatsApp growing!

LONDON: News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, according to a study published on Thursday which also found high levels of international public concern about fake news online. The Reuters Institute report, which covers 37 countries in five continents, found that the use of social 8

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM India arrests 15 over latest ‘child abduction’ lynchings

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said on Sunday. A mob in a mainly tribal area of the northeastern state of Assam pulled two men out of their car on Friday night and beat them to death before police could arrive. A video 10

June 9, 2018 12:57 PM Taliban agree to three-day unprecedented Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

The Taliban on Saturday announced its first ceasefire in Afghanistan since the 2001 US invasion, with a three-day halt in hostilities against the country's security forces that was greeted with relief by war-weary Afghans. But the group warned the suspension of fighting for the first three days of Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, did not extend 6

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM WhatsApp rolls out new group chat features

CALIFORNIA: Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members. Users can now leave a group permanently to avoid being repeatedly added back after they have left, Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp said in a blog post https://blog. whatsapp. com/10000640/New-Features-for-Groups 8

March 9, 2018 12:00 AM German politician quits over ‘race slur’

BERLIN: A regional leader of Germany’s far-right AfD party said on Thursday he would resign after he insulted Germans of Turkish origin, calling them "camel drivers". Andre Poggenburg, 42, is the leader of the AfD in the formerly communist eastern region of Saxony-Anhalt as well as chief of the anti-immigration party’s state parliamentary group. He will leave 34

February 17, 2018 1:58 AM Zardari defends Rao Anwar, calls him ‘brave kid’

KARACHI: Amid reports that absconding police officer Rao Anwar enjoyed his blessing, former president Asif Ali Zardari put his weight behind the suspended SSP on Friday when he contested a police report that held him responsible for 444 extrajudicial killings in alleged encounters. In an interview with a private television channel, the co-chairman of the Pakistan 13