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Abducted MES employee found murdered in Pindi

Abducted MES employee found murdered in Pindi

A Military Engineering Service (MES) employee reportedly abducted earlier this month was found dead near Rawalpindi’s Adiala Road area on Monday. MES Superintendent Aftab was kidnapped by unidentified individuals on Dec 7 on the way back from Bahria Town, City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi told DawnNews. After Aftab went missing, a kidnapping case […]

Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two suspects have admitted their involvement in the murder of a newly-married couple residing in Karachi allegedly on the orders of a jirga. The accused, Ziaul Haq and Ghulam Rasool, stated to a judicial magistrate that a jirga had ordered the torture and murder of Abdul Hadi and Hussaini Bibi for contracting a free-will marriage. Haq and Rasool told […]

ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

ATC refuses to transfer 2014 PTV attack case against Imran Khan to civil court

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s request to transfer the ongoing 2014 Pakistan Television (PTV) attack case to a civil court. The court also extended Khan’s interim bail in the case till December 14. In 2014, Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Tahirul Qadri staged a major rally […]

Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mother on X-MAS DAY

Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mother on X-MAS DAY

Asghar Ali Mubarak ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan expressed its readiness to arrange a meeting of detained Indian spy, Kulbhushan Jadhav, with his mother and wife. Pakistan says Indian attempts to convince the international community of its version of counter terrorism have failed miserably. To question raised by senior Pakistani journalist Asghar Ali Mubarak in weekly news […]

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Lawyer asks accountability court to suspend process of declaring Dar a proclaimed offender

Former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s counsel on Monday requested an accountability court in Islamabad to delay the process of declaring his client a proclaimed offender until next week. The accountability court is conducting a hearing in connection with a corruption reference filed against Dar by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The court is expected to […]

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday suspended the hearing into corruption references filed against members of the Sharif family as it awaits the Islamabad High Court’s decision in connection with a petition filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, which seeks the consolidation of the references. The high court’s decision is expected to be […]

NAB reference: Nawaz, Maryam reach accountability court

NAB reference: Nawaz, Maryam reach accountability court

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar reached accountability court early Monday morning for hearing of cases filed against them by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), reported  News. The hearing was suspended by Judge Muhammad Bashir till 1pm who stated that a copy of the verdict would be faxed to the court. The family […]

Girl ‘raped’ by father and brother in Indian village

Girl ‘raped’ by father and brother in Indian village

In a shocking incident in a village in India’s Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, a woman was raped allegedly by her father, brother and two uncles to punish her for eloping with a man. The incident took place in Dhaneda village, Times Now reported. The area’s SHO, Kushal Pal Singh, said police had filed a case against the suspects on the directives of the […]

After NMA 2, Mohsin Abbas Haider is returning to television with Meraas

After NMA 2, Mohsin Abbas Haider is returning to television with Meraas

    Talking to Images about his character, Mohsin shared, “I play Haris, a spoilt, reckless guy who’s always one-wheeling around on his bike. He really wants to get married but to someone from abroad so he wants to go to London and marry a foreign woman. However, things don’t quite pan out that way […]

I am the ‘greatest supporter of LeT’, says Musharraf

I am the ‘greatest supporter of LeT’, says Musharraf

In a surprise revelation, former president Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday declared himself as the biggest supporter of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). The statement was made during a televised interview related to Musharraf’s recently announced 23-party grand alliance and the aftermath of the botched Faizabad operation. The presenter of the show said that it would be […]

‘Sex education can help teens delay onset of sexual activity’

‘Sex education can help teens delay onset of sexual activity’

In most countries in the world, the act of sex is a forbidden topic, a taboo of sorts that discourages conversation; consequently, these countries suffer because of the severe lack of awareness which leads to societal harm. Recent stats released by the Malaysian government that recorded 174 baby dumping cases, has raised the issue of […]

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