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The United Nations has accused India of widespread human rights violations in Kashmir in its recent report. Intensifying a crackdown on freedom fighters in Indian Occupied Kashmir before the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit has intensified unrest there. Modi government’s more aggressive policies in the troubled area as part of his reelection campaign has incited backlash from locals and has raised fears of fresh instability in a powder keg...

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Bilawal Comments Off on Bilawal files review petition in SC

Bilawal files review petition in SC

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday filed a review petition seeking removal of his name from a report by a joint investigation team probing the long-running money laundering and fake bank accounts case. Bilawal, in his petition, has asked the Supreme Court of Pakistan to review its written order which, in contrast to its verbal order earlier, does not...

PM Imran takes notice of hike of gas bills, orders inquiry

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LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday while taking notice of hike in gas bills, has directed Minister for Petroleum and  Natural Resources Ghulam Sarwar Khan to conduct an inquiry into the  matter. He directed the minister for petroleum to conduct immediate inquiry into  the overbilling....

Large-scale reforms to be introduced in police dept: Fawad Chaudhry

LAHORE: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government had decided to bring large-scale reforms in police department to improve its performance. Briefing media after provincial cabinet meeting in Lahore, Fawad...

Zardari, Talpur’s bail extended till Feb 14

KARACHI: The interim bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur was extended on Wednesday till February 14 by a banking court in the money laundering case.The banking court, however, deferred a decision on the bail plea of Omni Group chairman...

KARACH: Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain talking to media Persons at Insaf House in Karachi. INP PHOTO Comments Off on Person who stole Rs1,500b became PAC chairman: Fawad

Person who stole Rs1,500b became PAC chairman: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman had stolen Rs1,500 billion. “A person who stole 15 hens is in jail for one year. But a person who stole Rs1,500 billion become PAC chairman. In these 10 years the foundation of the economy was shaken by the PML-N and PPP,” the minister said. According to Chaudhry, it was the movement...

NAB submits progress report over fake bank accounts case in SC

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ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday has submitted its progress report over fake bank account case in Supreme Court of Pakistan. Four teams of anti-corruption watchdog have been departed to Karachi to collect evidence from Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Excise and Taxation...

China economic slowdown will not hurt CPEC

  ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said global economic problems, Chinese economic slowdown, and Pakistan’s internal problems will not hurt China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Pakistan is facing a shortage of foreign exchange, running a...

Govt announces 2019’s public holidays

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has announced a total of 14 public holidays for 2019. The interior ministry issued a notification listing the dates and days of the public holidays for Kashmir Day, Pakistan Day, Labour Day, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha, Independence Day,...

U.S pressed on Khashoggi amid report MbS threatened ‘bullet’

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WASHINGTON DC: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told a senior aide he would go after Jamal Khashoggi “with a bullet” a year before the dissident journalist was killed inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate,...

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Kashmir shuts down, internet train service suspended, separatists caged on Modi visit

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SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown on Sunday was observed across Kashmir against the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The shutdown was called by Joint Resistance Leadership. Most of the top leaders have been either detained or kept under house arrest. Shops and business establishments were closed and traffic off the roads. The much important train services...

Indian state terrorism claims 355 lives in Occupied Kashmir in 2018: IFJ report

SRINAGAR: The International Forum for Justice and Human Rights (IFJHRJK) has said that a total of 355 people including a 10-year-old boy, a pregnant woman and three PhD scholars lost their lives to Indian state terrorism in Kashmir...

Yemen talks set to start in Sweden after wounded Houthis evacuated

ADEN/DUBAI: Yemeni Houthi officials are expected to travel to Sweden shortly for talks as early as Wednesday to end the nearly four-year-old war after the Saudi-led coalition allowed the evacuation of some of their wounded for treatment....

Iran says OPEC members who increased output should take lead on cuts

LONDON: Qatar’s decision to quit OPEC shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel, a top Iranian official said, adding that any supply cuts should come only from countries that had increased...

Kashmir cause suffers from political conflicts

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(By: Sardar Khan Niazi) What importance the conferences like National Consultation Conference on Kashmir organised by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman in Islamabad on Saturday possess?...

REIKI

(By: Uroosa Mohsin) An ancient Japanese healing art technique called ‘Reiki’ is growing amongst the masses in Pakistan though few are still unaware of it. It is a powerful healing technique that can help us to balance our energetic system and promote healing on multiple levels. Reiki comes...

A Dilemma of Excuse at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology, Islamabad

Prof. AftabHasan Amber When the God’s blessings are hovering upon human beings, how the cruel man can snatch the morsel from one’s mouth? The sustainer and Almighty shows His blessing upon us. But...

CLIMATE CHANGE: A REAL CHALLENGE

( By KHAULA WAQAS) Globally, the climate is changing. Maybe the changes are less observable somewhere and more observable at other places; but yet, most of the scientists agree that the earth’s temperature...

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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