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Some gestures and words by the President of the United States Donald Trump addressed to the European authorities indicate the complete disagreement of the White House with the European Union. Over the past few days, there have been reports about the unambiguous talks between President of the United States and some of the European Union’s member states. Trump called on French President “Emmanuel Macron” to quit the European Union and so build broader...

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Doctors boycott OPDs after brawl with health minister in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The doctors on Wednesday announced to boycott outpatient departments (OPDs) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) after a brawl between KP Health Minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan, Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH)’s Board of Governors (BoG) Chairman Dr Nausherwan Khan Burki and doctors at the KTH. According to details, Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan and Dr Nausherwan Khan Burki visited the hospital meanwhile the doctors raised protest to get their demands fulfilled. The protest turned into a duel. The doctors accused the health minister of torture as one of their colleagues was allegedly injured.  KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan took notice of the incident and summoned report after ordering an...

Rupee bounces back after hitting new record low against dollar

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KARACHI: The US dollar bounced back to Rs144 after reaching an all-time high of Rs146.25 during the day in the open market on Wednesday. The dollar reached the all-time high in Pakistan after an increase of Rs2.25. The increase comes following Pakistan’s agreement with the International...

SHC reserves verdict on appeals against convictions in Shahzeb murder case

KARACHI: A bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday reserved its decision over the appeals of the convicts in Shahzeb Khan murder case. The complainant of the case and father of the murder victim both have been died, the counsel informed a two-member bench, comprising...

India can’t stop water from flowing into Pakistan as per treaty: Indus waters commission

LAHORE: Pakistani officials of the Permanent Commission for Indus Waters here on Monday said India cannot stop the flow of water into Pakistan as per the Indus Water Treaty. Officials of the commission for Indus Waters commented on India’s move to stop water...

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SC seeks reply from respondents over JIT report in Pakpattan land case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the respondents on the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report in Pakpattan shrine land allotment case within 15 days. During the hearing, Justice Umar Atta Bandial asked, is the allotted land was property of the Auqaf or the government. To this, the private land owner’s lawyer, Iftikhar Gilani, replied that the Auqat only take cares...

Nandipur reference: Ex-PM Pervez Ashraf, six others indicted

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ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday indicted former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, former law minister Babar Awan and five others in the Nandipur Power Project reference. The accountability court in Islamabad heard the Nandipur Power Project reference in which Awan, former law secretary...

Asad Umer urges regulators to facilitate corporate sector to promote economy

ISLAMABAD:  Finance Minister Asad Umer has urged the regulators including the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Stock Market to fully facilitate the corporate sector in order to enhance its productivity and contribution to the economy. Addressing...

Fawad orders to lodge FIR against MD PTV

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Friday ordered to lodge a First Information Report (FIR) against Managing Director Pakistan Television (PTV) Arshad Khan, over transfer of hefty amount from its account. The directives of...

Complete shutdown in IOK against Indian repressive measures

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SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to condemn India’s fiddling with the State Subject Law Article 35-A, ban on Jamaat-e-Islami, arrest of Muhammad Yasin Malik...

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Saudi crown prince meets Chinese president, bags oil deal

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BEIJING: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday and bagged a $10-billion oil deal. Prince Mohammad arrived in Beijing on Thursday following visits to Pakistan and India. “China is a good friend and partner to Saudi Arabia,” Xi told Prince Mohammad in a meeting in the Great Hall of the People. “Saudi Arabia’s...

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

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, the New York Times reported...

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

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...

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...

Twilight in the Islamic East: Why India is Erasing All Evidence of Its Glorious Islamic Past

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In early June 2018, members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, a far right Hindu nationalist group under the patronage of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), vandalized the gates of one of the seven wonders...

Genocide of Azerbaijanis: 27 years without Khojaly

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By Seymur Mammadov February 26 marks the 27th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. The genocide perpetrated by Armenian aggressors in the late 20th century in Khojaly was one of the most monstrous crimes...

Kashmir cause suffers from political conflicts

(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...

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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