Today's Editorial

If you listen to any member of the ruling party they will paint a rosy picture of the country’s economy. The arguments they hold are many for instance they will tell you that the economy is now stable, the security situation that has a direct bearing on the economy is now much improved and the often repeated claim of the fading energy crisis. Another key fact being thrown around is that of the reduced budget deficit and the ever increasing foreign exchange...

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‘Honour killings continue’: Man kills wife for honour in Sheikhupura

SHEIKHUPURA: A pitiless person gunned down his wife for honour and fled after committing the crime here on Monday. Police said that accused hailing from Issa Nagri locality of district Shikhupura was suspicious about character of his wife. The culprit after exchange of hot words over the same dispute opened straight fire killing his wife on the spot and fled away after committing the murder. The body was shifted to hospital for postmortem and the police after registering a case against the murderer started raids for his arrest. ...

PML-N’ trounces PTI in PP-7 Taxila by-election

TAXILA: Umar Farooq affiliated with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has won the PP-7 by-election on Monday with 46,800 votes against 39,655 of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Ammar Sadiq, according to unofficial results. The seat fell vacant after the death of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s MPA Muhammad Sadiq, father of the candidate who lost today to PML-N. There were 193,000 registered voters in the constituency for whom 167 polling stations were set up. Pakistan Army, Rangers and police personnel were deployed to maintain law and order situation and foil any untoward incident. ...

Congo virus claims another victim in Lahore

LAHORE: Another patient suffering from Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever or Congo virus died in Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital in the wee hours of Monday. According to details, 16-year-old Zaheer from Kot Radha Kishan was brought to the hospital a few days ago and was diagnosed...

Nine injured in IED blast targeting police van in Charsadda

CHARSADDA: At least nine people including four policemen were injured in an improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast targeting a police van in Charsadda on Monday, police said. The banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack in an email...

Pakistan wants peace but will give befitting response to any misadventure: Jalil Abbas

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Pakistan to United States (US), Jalil Abbas Jilani has clarified that said Pakistan wanted peace and stability in the region but in case of any misadventure from across the border, it will give a befitting response. Addressing the inaugural sub-convention of the Pakistani-American Community, at East West University, Chicago on Monday, Jalil Abbas Jilani said over the years,Pakistan’s defence had become impregnable. He said that Pakistan has successfully conducted counterinsurgency operations and reversed the tide of extremism. Jalil Abbas dispelled the impression that Pakistan had been isolated in the international community and referred to recent meetings of Prime...

ECP issues show cause notice to Imran over violation of code of conduct

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued a show cause notice to Imran Khan over violation of code of conduct. However, Imran Khan would produce himself before Returning Officer with written explanation on September 29. RO, Ali Abdullah has sent show cause to Imran Khan over participation ...

OIC FMs reaffirm full support to Kashmiris’ right of self-determination

NEW YORK: Foreign Ministers of Organization of Islamic Cooperation have reaffirmed their full support to the right of self-determination to the people of Occupied Kashmir. The support came at annual coordination meeting of the 57 OIC member countries in New York with...

PM leaves New York for London after hectic diplomacy at UN

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif flew to London Friday on his way back home after five days of intense diplomatic efforts at the United Nations where he highlighted the serious violations of human rights taking place in occupied Kashmir. He was seen off...

PLA emerges as World ‘s strongest army

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BEIJING:- More than three years ago, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made improving the army’s combat strength a major focus in building a strong...

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Sichuan turns into hub of Sino-Pak cooperation in civil and military sectors

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BEIJING: China’s Sichuan province has turned into a major hub of Pakistan-China bilateral cooperation both in military and socio-economic sectors. Major companies are coming from Chengdu, Sichuan region that are heavily investing in Pakistan, giving boost to their trade and military-to-military relationship. Officials sources said here Saturday that Pakistan’s...

US presses Pakistan, India to resolve issues through diplomacy

WASHINGTON:  United States (US) on Friday pressed Pakistan and India to find a solution to all outstanding issues through diplomacy, and not violence, according to a spokesman for the White House. Josh Earnest, spokesman for the White...

Egypt concerned over grave HR violations in Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Egypt has assured Pakistan to support the endeavours undertaken by Pakistan for maintaining peace and stability in the region. The assurance came during a meeting between Egyptian Ambassador Sherif Shaheen with National Security...

India signs deal for 36 fighter jets to counter Pakistan, China

NEW DELHI: India signed a deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France on Friday for around $8.7 billion, the country’s first major acquisition of combat planes in two decades and a boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

Maryam Nawaz: The unsung star of Pakistan’s Kashmir case

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By Sardar Khan Niazi The stage was that of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA); a nation of 190million held its breath, millions in Azad Kashmir as well as the Indian Occupied Kashmir waited impatiently....

Who’s to blame? Sexual violence & our reactions

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By Maryam Tiwana What drives an individual to rape or sexually assault somebody? Is it merely due to the “provocative” clothing of the victim or an idea that she was “asking for it”? Unfortunately...

Punjab government steps towards regional peace

By Tahira Irfa “115 killed in a suicide attack inside mosque.. Thousands wounded due to a blast in hospital… Numerous lost their lives in suicide attack at school.” These are the news flashing frequently...

An overview of grass roots level development strategy

*The writer can be reached at faizullahkhanniyazi@gmail.com By Faizullah Khan Niazi  Pakistan’s chequred history of...

Islamabad’s naked female car snatcher stirs debate on social media

Patriot Web Desk: Social media users were left shocked on Tuesday after a video surfaced allegedly showing a semi-naked woman in Islamabad’s F-10 area. The semi-naked woman is seen harassing a man, as onlookers look with surprise another woman appears in the video and trying putting a ‘chadar’...

Imran lashes out at media outlets that reported false news of his third marriage

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Wednesday lashed out at the media, calling them “unethical” for reporting false news of his third marriage. The PTI chief took it...

Facebook founder Zuckerberg owes his wealth to us, claims Pakistani lawmaker

Patriot Web Desk: In a ‘sensational’ claim a lawmaker from Pakistan’s ruling party has claimed that billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg should be grateful to Pakistanis as he...

Video: Amjad Sabri’s son reciting Main Qabar Andheri Me

Video of Amjad Sabri’s son reciting his fathers last kalam Main Qabar Andher Mein Ghabraon Ga Jab Tanha. The young Sabri paid tribute to his father by reciting the kalam the slain qawwal had presented...

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