Today's Editorial

Giving any intentionally false or inaccurate account of court proceedings constitutes a crime or not in the eyes of the law is for the court to decide. However, the move by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to safeguard and protect the sanctity of the highest court of the land is a right line of action. One has to tell the truth or face the consequences. The Supreme Court has issued notices to some dailies for allegedly misreporting a court story,...

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Zardari says ‘know who is helping PTI’s govt’

BADIN: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday stated that ‘he knows who is helping incumbent government.  He made these remarks during interaction with media personnel in Badin. The former president went on to say that only ‘real representatives’ [of masses] can run the country. Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Imran Khan, the veteran politician, also known...

Orange Line Train case: SC directs LDA to pay full amount to Construction Company

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday directed to pay full money to Construction Company awarded contract of Orange Line Metro Train in five days. During the hearing of the case, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said the court wants to extend contract of project incharge and...

Anti-encroachment drive continues for seventh day in Karachi

KARACHI:  An anti-encroachment drive in the metropolis’ Saddar area entered its seventh day here on Sunday. During the operation, shops located in the bird market, cloth market and dried fruit market were removed using heavy machinery. Director Anti-Encroachment...

FIA launches search operation against 726 MQM workers

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday has launched operation against 726 Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) workers allegedly involved in money laundering. According to details, at least 726 MQM members are accused of depositing an amount...

Staff lacks skills, PIA admits before SC

ISLAMABAD:  The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) admitted before the Supreme Court that the Human Resource (HR) Department, despite being over-staffed, “lacks quality”, “out of box thinkers” and “energetic professionals”. The reply was submitted with the court in response to the Attorney General for Pakistan’s previous month’s report on reasons behind PIA’s accumulated...

Culprits behind murder of SP Tahir will be brought to justice: Afridi

Says some elements working to destabilize Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shahryar Khan Afridi on Thursday spoke about Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar’s martyrdom and said “some elements are trying to destabilise Pakistan”. Addressing the Senate, the minister...

Two children die after consuming unhygienic food at Karachi restaurant

KARACHI: Two children lost their lives here on Sunday afternoon after consuming substandard food at a restaurant in the city’s Zamzama area.   According to SSP South, a couple and their two children had consumed food from the restaurant last night and latter...

Saad Rafique pens letter to NAB chairman, accuses Lahore DG of being biased

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique, in a letter written to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Sunday, said the bureau’s Lahore director general, Saleem Shahzad had become a party against...

Saudi-led coalition orders halt in assault on Yemen’s Hodeidah: Sources

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ADEN: The Saudi-led coalition has ordered a halt in its offensive against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, three sources told Reuters on Thursday. The decision came...

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UK refuses asylum for Aasia Bibi

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LONDON: Britain has rejected an appeal for asylum from Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy by the Supreme Court of Pakistan last week. The British government said allowing Bibi to enter the UK would cause unrest among Muslims, according to an advocate, the foreign media reported. Wilson Chowdhry, Chairman British Pakistani Christian...

U.S voters poised to elect two Muslim women to Congress

CHICAGO: US voters are poised to elect two Muslim women to Congress in the midterm election next week, marking a historic first even as anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric has been on the rise. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, is all...

Turkey vows to reveal ‘naked truth’ over Khashoggi death

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the “naked truth” over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown...

Saudi explanation of Khashoggi killing ‘not enough’, Mnuchin says

JERUSALEM/RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s explanation of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a “good first step but not enough”, the U.S. Treasury secretary said on Sunday, adding it was premature to discuss any sanctions against...

Pakistan and Azerbaijan relations: 26 years of friendship to strategic partnership

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Pakistan has strong historical, geographical and cultural relations with Azerbaijan and Turkey. The three countries have a common ideology, no clash of interests, shared views on significant world affairs...

Let’s pay tributes to our heroes

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By Sardar Khan Niazi Every year we celebrate 6th September, Defense Day of Pakistan, with gun-salutes and prayer ceremonies across the country in memory of our brave soldiers who laid their lives defending...

Remembering National Heroes

( Lt Gen Retd Amjad Shoaib) We are celebrating defence of Pakistan day in remembering of the event of 6th September 1965, when India invaded Pakistan and their Chief of Army Staff hoped to capture Lahore...

JF-17 THUNDER, A GIFT BY PAF TO THE NATION

(Air Marshal Retd Shahid Latif ) Pakistan Air Force has always endeavoured to meet the national expectations on guarding the aerial frontiers of our beloved homeland. In order to shoulder this sacred responsibility...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

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By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed to hug the earth there. The cheerful sun smiled and beamed on the earth and the flowers opened up...

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...

Discrimination against women

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...

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