Today's Editorial

Sexual harassment may be awful but its post scenario of walking down the stairs of ‘respect’ is even worst. No law and no amendments will change the approach of the society unless the society is willing to take the subject seriously and stops spewing out hatred for the victim. 50% of working women face sexual harassment, a research conducted by UNISON in 2008 brought forward this ‘tiny’ figure. Numbers of surveys have been conducted in this capacity...

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PMLN assures EC to elect permanent president within 45 Days

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) has assured the Election Commission (EC) in writing that the permanent president of the party would be elected within 45 days. The PML-N letter pertaining to selection of the interim president in the wake of disqualification of Nawaz Sharif not only as prime minister but also to hold any party position informed the EC about the election of Sardar...

Zilhaj Moon Sighting: Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet today

KARACHI: A meeting of central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will be held here for sighting of Zilhaj moon today. The chairman of the Committee Mufti Muneebur Rehman will chair the meeting. Provincial, zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal committees will also hold their meetings at their respective headquarters...

ECP to initiate formal proceeding against Imran in contempt of court case

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday issued a detailed decision on contempt of court case against Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan. The decision was issued by a five-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice...

Dengue outbreak in Peshawar, Punjab health deptt teams to assist

PESHAWAR: Dengue virus goes uncontrolled in the provincial capital as the number of dengue patients in the city has exceeded 800 figure. Health department teams from Punjab will reach the metropolis on Sunday. As pledged by Chief Minister Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif in telephonic...

PML-N parliamentary party resolves to accomplish Nawaz Sharif’s policies

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary party in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday resolved to accomplish the policies and uplift projects envisaged by former premier Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. The PML-N parliamentary party in its meeting adopted a resolution lauding the leadership and policies of former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and...

Chaudhry Nisar to hold press conference

ISLAMABAD: Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar will hold a press conference on today. Nisar, on Saturday, announced that he will talk to the media at 5pm at Punjab House. Speculation runs rife that the former interior minister will discuss internal issues of his party, the Pakistan Muslim League...

Staying away from courts Nawaz’s agenda: Sh. Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) chief, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that it is part of agenda of former PM Nawaz Sharif to avoid appearing before the courts. Talking to a private TV channel here on Saturday, he said that disqualification has made former prime minister...

CDA allots 330 plots to affectees in Sector I-11, I-12

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has allotted 330 plots of different sizes to the affectees of Islamabad in Sector I-11 and I-12. These plots were allotted through balloting which include 60 plots of 25×50 size and 50 plots of 25×60 size,...

Game of Thrones Season 8 expected to be aired in 2019?

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Patriot Web Desk: The seventh season of HBO’s widely watched series Game of Thrones has raced through with the seventh and final episode coming out on next Sunday (unless there is a leak, and there...

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US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore

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Ten US Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer and an oil tanker collided near Singapore, the Navy says. The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore and preparing to stop in the port when the collision with the Liberian-flagged vessel occurred. A wide ranging search and rescue operation is...

Several wounded in Russian knife attack, attacker shot dead

MOSCOW: From seven to eight people were wounded in a knife attack in the Russian Siberian city of Surgut, local criminal investigators said on Saturday, adding that the attacker had been shot dead by police. The militant Islamic State...

Nervous Japanese hold drill in case N’Korea fires missiles over them

KOTOURA: Residents of a town on the Japanese coast held evacuation drills on Saturday to prepare for any launch of North Korean missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, that would fly over their homes. As sirens blared from...

US getting closer on new strategy for Afghanistan: Gen Mattis

WASHINGTON: The new strategy on fighting the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan will be announced soon, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said here, about a policy review that has delayed a decision on sending more American troops to the war-torn...

Ghost that haunts Pakistan

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Mr Parvez Rasheed is again in the news limelight and not for a good reason , as usual. The gentleman, while referring to the ouster of Nawaz Sharif and Musharraf case opines that there is a ghost who haunts...

CPEC-Reshaping IT Infrastructure of Pakistan

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After a major outage in the international submarine cable system IMV (International Multi-Purpose Vehicle) on 5 of August, 2017 led to disruption in internet services over the weekend in whole country....

Benefits of CPEC in the Context of Vision 2025

By Muhammad Usman It is evident in the history of Pakistan there has not been such extensive investment for the last 70 years as in the form of CPEC project. The development of any country is dependent...

The review petition

After filing his petition in so called AWAM KI ADALAT on GT Road Nawaz Shareef has now opted for the constitutional and legal way by filing a review petition at the relevant forum. Now with this development...

List of unique cricket records held by Pakistan

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Patriot Web Desk: The Pakistan Cricket team is regarded as one of the most unpredictable team in the world of sports. The men form green slump to unlikely defeats at time but on the other hand they are...

5 most popular female Pakistani politicians

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Web Desk: Pakistan was one of the very first Muslim countries to have a female Prime Minister in the form of the late Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. The Pakistan People’s Party leader and former Prime Minister’s...

Strive for important learning

Sir: In the last ten year, many changes were announced and brought to all of the provinces for education system. Many planes were applied, 70/80 reforms were improved ,dates were carried out by several...

Establish PIA again

Sir: There was time, when Pakistan International Airline was one of the world’s leading carriers. As they were having, National flag painted on each plane to their conceit and statehood. Moreover, PIA...

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