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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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Talks completed with Pakistan on $6 b programme, confirms IMF

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund confirmed reaching a staff level agreement with Pakistan, which is a $6-billion three-year extended Fund facility to support Pakistan’s economic reforms. According to IMF’s communication department official Gerry Rice, the programme is aimed at reducing public debt, and helping Pakistan get back on the path to sustainable and more inclusive growth. “We...

NAB Chairman controversy attempt to defame, demean Bureau’s good work: Awan

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan expressed resolve to steer Pakistan out of the current economic turmoil under the leadership of Imran Khan. “Imran Khan is standing defiant on the economic frontier and we are making our way...

FIA makes new revelations about marriages of Chinese nationals

FAISALABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has made another revelation that fake religion certificates were used for marriages of Chinese citizens with Pakistani brides. FIA had launched a crackdown against Chinese nationals following media reports about mistreatment...

No oil, gas reserves found in Karachi: sources

KARACHI: The recent attempt to find oil and gas reserves off the shore of Karachi has been futile as no hydrocarbons reserves were found. The drilling process at the Kekra-1 well has been finished and a report in this regard has been sent to PM Imran Khan. Federal...

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SC moved by NAB to reinstate Shehbaz Sharif on ECL

CJP Asif Saeed Khosa invited for speech at Cambridge University ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) challenged the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) order to remove Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif’s name from Exit Control List (ECL) in the Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday. NAB argued in its petition that Shehbaz Sharif was trying to ‘influence’ the probe and...

Shehbaz demands parliamentary committee be formed over NAB chairperson issue

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ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif demanded Friday that a parliamentary committee be formed to probe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairperson Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal over an alleged sexual misconduct scandal aired by a private news channel that the anti-corruption watchdog refuted. “The...

Fawad invites Mufti Popalzai, Muneeb ur Rehman for moon sighting

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Choudhary has extended invitation to renowned clerics; Mufti Muhammad Muneeb ur Rehman and Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai to sight the moon. In a Twitter message, Fawad, in a rather sarcastic manner, invited...

Beneficiaries would ponder ways to protest their wealth: Firdous Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday stated that ‘political imposters’ are on the agenda of exploiting the general public for their vested interests. She took to Twitter, and stated that...

Tehran says Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts won’t end Iran’

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the “genocidal taunts” of US President Donald Trump will not “end Iran”, as tensions spike between the two countries. “Iranians...

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U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

WASHINGTON: The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, angering Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies. The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the U.S.-China relationship, which include a trade war, U.S....

Complete shutdown in IOK against Indian repressive measures

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 and other Hurriyat leaders under draconian...

Saudi crown prince meets Chinese president, bags oil deal

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...

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...

Changing the image of real estate

(By Eyab Ahmed) Real Estate is an imperishable asset, ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human being ingenuity had devised. It is the basis of all security and the only indestructible security” The advancement of technological innovation in the real estate industry...

Good Governance

Eyab Ahmed ‘You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil’, said Quaid E Azam...

NO POWER CAN UNDO PAKISTAN

By Eyab Ahmed (eyabahmad@gmail.com) My previous column published in Daily Patriot on 22nd July 2018, Save Pakistan – Now or...

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

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...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

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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