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The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, J.P. Singh on Friday and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday in Battal Sector. The Director General (SA & SAARC) urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 Ceasefire arrangement; investigate this particular incident along with other incidents of ceasefire violations...

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Two lawyers killed in Lahore Session Court firing

LAHORE: Two lawyers were killed in firing of another lawyer over personal grudge here on Tuesday. Police said that the incident took place in premises of Lahore Session Court where culprit Kashif Rajpoot, Advocate opened indiscriminate fire at members of opponent group. According to details, the lawyers were engaged in a tussle over a longstanding property dispute. The suspect identified as Kashif...

NAB opens inquiry against Federal Minister Akram Durrani

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Patriot Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has ordered inquiry against Federal Minister for Housing and Works (H&W), Akram Khan Durrani for misuse of authority and alleged allotment of illegal plots to his blue eyed officers in violations...

LHC seeks explanation from Pemra over Sharifs’ anti-judiciary speeches

LAHORE:  The Lahore High Court on Monday issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to submit comments, explaining the measures it has taken to stop the airing of anti-judiciary speeches by PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif. A bench of the high...

No moral ground for ousted PM to talk of weaknesses of judicial system: Siraj

NOWSHERA: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has said that the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has no moral ground to talk of the weaknesses of the judicial system because he failed to improve the system during his three terms in office. Addressing...

All institutions should stay within limits: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: State Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Tuesday that all institutions should remain within their constitutional limits. Speaking in the National Assembly, the minister agreed with Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah’s remarks on Monday that mistakes have been made. Listing those ‘mistakes’, Aurangzeb said politicians were booked for stealing cattle, sweets were distributed...

Aitzaz criticizes PM for campaign against judiciary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Aitezaz Ahsan on Tuesday assailed PM Abbasi for becoming part of the abusive campaign against state institutions launched by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif since disqualification. The PPP senator talking to media persons outside Islamabad High Court...

Capt (retd) Safdar’s bail to continue, IHC rules on NAB’s plea

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court On Monday upheld the lower court decision to allow bail to the son-in-law of former Prime Minister, Capt (Retd) Safdar and rejected NAB plea to dismiss the bail application in Avenfield NAB reference case. The decision was made by...

Lt Gen (retd) Amjad Shoaib elected as new president PESS

Patriot Report RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society (PESS) elected its new office bearers on Monday in a meeting held at Flashman’s Hotel Rawalpindi. Lt Gen (retd) Faiz Ali Chishti was elected as PESS Patron in Chief, Lt Gen (retd) Amjad Shoaib as President,...

Saudi women to start own businesses without male permission

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RIYADH (TNS): Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes to expand a fast-growing private sector. The policy change,...

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Plane crashes in Iran killing all 66 aboard

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TEHRAN (DNA): An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran’s Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Tabatabai, director of public relations for the airline. The...

Afghanistan wants two years time to take back refugees from Pakistan

KABUL (DNA):  Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says all Afghan refugees should return back to Afghanistan particularly from Pakistan in next twenty four months. Speaking during a gathering to mark the 29th year of the withdrawal of the Soviet...

10,000 civilian casualties reported in 2017: UN Report

KABUL (NNI): More than 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries during 2017, according to the latest annual UN report documenting the impact of the armed conflict on civilians in Afghanistan. A total of 10,453 civilian casualties...

UN body calls for firm action to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment

UNITED NATIONS: Unless progress is significantly accelerated, the international community will not be able to keep its promise to realize gender equality by 2030, UN Women, the world body’s organization dedicated to gender equality and...

Balochistan: All but legislation

Dr. Irfan Ashraf Before I took decision to visit Balochistan after the new government, I was bit reluctant to be faced by the same despair that we used to witness in the old days. But there is no denying from the fact that what I came across was quite different than what we all assume about our most...

Should PIA be sold or re-vitalized?

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Dr. Kausar Talat A national flag carrier with a history of milestones in aviation, the first Asian carrier to fly the Lockheed Super Constellation L-1011, the second Asian airline to start jet service...

Motorbike Ambulance Service

By Karamat Ali Motorbike Ambulance Service – a brainchild of Government of the Punjab has achieved a remarkable success by saving 65 percent expenditures of Ambulance Service of Rescue 1122. The dream...

Privilege, privilege, privilege

By Asif Mehmood Pakistan is passing through the most critical phase. India is literally threatening us, Afghan president is so discourteous that he even refused to attend the phone call made by the Prime...

Drug abuse in educational institutions

By Rameez Ali Mahesar The trend of drug addiction in Pakistan is briskly flourishing among people at alarming rate. The statistics have shown Pakistan on the rise in term of people fallen prey to this heinous fatal act. Massive death toll around the globe has been reported to be caused of drug addiction....

Discrimination against women

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A lot of questions arise in our mind when we think of discrimination against women. Are there no issues relating to women discrimination? Do women not face any problems on the basis of their gender? Are...

Book review of ‘Sahifa-e-Rizvia’

Book answers ‘how to seek prayers’ Writer: Ayatullah Syed Murtaza Mujtahid Sistani Translator: Irfan Haider In day to day life every person faces multiple issues. Economic issues haunt some; few...

Chia seed

Chia seed is generally originated from Salvia hispanica belonging to the Lamiaceae family. The seeds of Salvia are used medicinally and for food.  Chia was first used by the Aztecs as early as 3500...

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