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The Supreme Court ordered on Monday the demolition of all illegal buildings and structures in Murree within five days. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a case on illegal buildings in Murree, also ordered the deputy commissioner (DC) to lend bulldozers for the purpose. The chief justice also questioned the DC about the ownership of the illegal structures. “Who owns these illegal buildings? Who is responsible...

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Police arrest group of three suspects involved in Zainab’s killing

KASUR: Important development has been made in seven-year-old Zainab’s brutal murder case as the security officers have arrested three suspects of the group involved in her kidnapping. The suspects, identified as Asif, Umar and Baba Ranjha, told the police that Asif kidnapped Zainab from market and handed her over to Umar, after which she was kept at Baba Ranjha’s house. On the indication,...

Mardan: minor girl found dead was raped, claims Nazim

MARDAN: A three-year-old girl, found dead in Mardan’s Gujar Garhi area Monday morning, was apparently murdered after being raped, according to Mardan District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar. The district nazim said that he has seen the postmortem report and it clearly states that the minor was raped. However,...

NAB files review petition against SC decision dismissing Hudaibiya case appeal

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed on Monday a review petition against the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Hudaibia case. The apex court, on December 15, 2017, had dismissed NAB’s appeal to reopen the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case against...

Revolution happens with work, not lip service: PM Abbasi

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the revolutions brought about by the work, not just lip service. This was stated by the Prime Minister while inaugurating the National Incubation Centre in Peshawar Saturday. “The centre will provide financial assistance...

CJP calls details about dual citizenship of civil servants/top courts judges

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has called information about the civil servants and judges in the district and superior judiciary having dual citizenship. Talking suo moto notice , the Chief justice has directed Registrars of all the five courts and Secretary Establishment Division to submit reports in this regard in the next fifteen days. According to reports, the Secretary...

PTI’s Shireen Mazari, Arif Alvi and Asad Umar get bail in 2014 dharna violence cases

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) approved on Wednesday the bail of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Shireen Mazari, Arif Alvi and Asad Umar in four cases of terrorism. The ATC was hearing four cases,  including for the attack on the state television building, Parliament and the-then...

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar spokesperson Asad Mansoor surrenders to security forces

ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of banned terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), Asad Mansoor, has surrendered to security forces, sources informed on Monday. Sources said Mansoor surrendered voluntarily along with two associates in DI Khan and surrendered his weapons...

Dawn Leaks report will expose Pervaiz Rashid: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has censured fellow party leader, former information minister Pervaiz Rashid on Monday by saying that a politician who did not contest for a councilor’s election is acting as if he is the ‘chief minister...

Myanmar’s army admits involvement in killing of Rohingya Muslims

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NAYPYIDAW (TNS): Myanmar’s army has admitted for the first time that its soldiers were involved in the killing of Rohingya Muslims in recent violence in Rakhine state. This has been revealed by Myanmar...

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US issues new methodology for travel advisory, Afghanistan among 10 countries unsuitable for travel

US President Donald Trump takes the oath of office with his wife Melania and son Barron at his side, during his inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (TNS): The US State Department on Wednesday issued new methodology for issuing international travel advisory with Afghanistan placed along with about a dozen countries not fit for travel, while Pakistan was ranked among countries where travelers were asked to reconsider their plans. At a special briefing, US State Department officials said that...

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system: says Khamenei

BEIRUT: Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday. Comments on his Twitter feed and in Iranian...

13 dead in Southern California as rain triggers mudslides

MONTECITO: At least 13 people were killed and dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last...

Trump embraces role as negotiator in chief on immigration

Washington: President Donald Trump took command of a high-profile White House meeting on immigration Tuesday, coaxing Republican and Democratic lawmakers toward a compromise on the fate of undocumented migrants who came to the United States...

Political turmoil in Baluchistan

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By Asif Mehmood With the political turmoil in Baluchistan, a commoner like me finds himself grappled with many troubling questions, Will this move hit the upcoming Senate elections, being the ultimate...

Pakistan and India in the SCO: Regional Aspects of Nuclear Non-Proliferation

*The writer is a Chief Research Fellow, Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Science (Political sciences) and can be reached at petrovsk4@gmail.com

*The writer is a Chief Research Fellow, Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Science (Political sciences) and can be reached at petrovsk4@gmail.com By...

Pakistan’s gracious approach towards Jadhav

By Iqbal Khan When Indian media and parliament were belittling Pakistan over Jadhav’s meeting with his mother and wife, they should have also taken stock as to how India treats its own prisoners. Indian...

An icon, a legend; Asghar Khan’s eternal flight

By Air commodore (R) Sajad Haider Birth and death are indelible certainties, pre-ordained by Allah Almighty. It is the interregnum which lays open the bounties and opportunities for everyone to explore....

Chia seed

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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...

Tale of bheegi billi & bully in class and at workplace

By Muhammad Ali Baig John Mearsheimer, a renowned American political scientist asserted that ‘in the anarchic world of international politics, it is better to be Godzilla than bambi’. His argument rather seems to be realistic than to be a dogma since it has its roots in human nature. Mearsheimer...

Book Review: The Colder War

Author: Marin Katusa Reviewed By: Muhammad Waqar Marin Katusa, in his book, “The Colder War”, has summarized his experience for being serving as a chief energy investment strategy for Casey...

Songs Before Shrine: Poems Of Peace And Humanity

Book Reviewed By: HAMZA HASSAN SHEIKH According to Mother Teresa, “Peace begins with a smile.” Peace is a desire which dwells in the soul of every lover of humanity. In “Peace” I expressed my feelings...

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