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PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources KARACHI: Amid the ongoing political hullabaloo, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to swing into election mode in December, this year. According to sources, the party will be open to making electoral alliances with everyone, everywhere except Sindh, the powerhouse of the PPP. […]

Top national security official to leave Justice Department

Top national security official to leave Justice Department

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON — The official leading the Justice Department’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election is leaving her position next month. Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary B. McCord told the staff of the department’s national security division this week she is leaving to pursue […]

National search launched for alleged ‘Facebook killer’

National search launched for alleged ‘Facebook killer’

Agency CHICAGO:  US authorities launched a nationwide manhunt Monday for a gunman who shot and killed an elderly man, and then posted a video of the seemingly random attack on Facebook. Police in Cleveland, Ohio working on the case with help from investigators at the FBI and the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and […]

Donald Trump forgets to put hand on heart during national anthem

Donald Trump forgets to put hand on heart during national anthem

By News Desk US President Donald Trump hosted his first ever White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition that has been in place for almost 140 years. However, it was a moment caught on camera between Trump and the First Lady that garnered attention and people can’t seem to get over it. Sans Trump, Hasan […]

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

DESK REPORT During National Assembly proceedings this Thursday, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah was criticised by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq when he made a sexist remark about his female peers. What wasn’t immediately obvious is that Shah had the support of several female MNAs. The issue arose when Speaker Ayaz Sadiq asked women lawmakers to […]

Murad Saeed, Javed Latif tiff resolved by National Assembly jirga

Murad Saeed, Javed Latif tiff resolved by National Assembly jirga

Murad Saeed, Javed Latif tiff resolved by National Assembly jirga By News Desk Fellow MPs try to stop PTI’s Murad Saeed during a scuffle with PML-N’s Javed Latif. PHOTO: INP A jirga of National Assembly members was held on Thursday to sort out differences between PTI MNA Murad Saeed and PML-N MNA Javed Latif, Radio […]

COAS Gen Bajwa and PM meet to discuss national, border security

COAS Gen Bajwa and PM meet to discuss national, border security

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. During the meeting, the Army Chief and the Prime Minister discussed and reviewed national, regional and border security situation. General Bajwa also took the Prime Minister into confidence over Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

India’s top court says no to national ban on cow slaughter

India’s top court says no to national ban on cow slaughter

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India’s top court Friday rejected a petition seeking a nationwide ban on cow slaughter, a flashpoint issue for Hindus who consider the animal sacred. The Supreme Court dismissed an activist’s proposal to prohibit the slaughter of cows across India, a measure that would have effectively banned beef consumption in the nation […]

Institutions shouldn’t use ‘national security’ pretext: lawmakers

Institutions shouldn’t use ‘national security’ pretext: lawmakers

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Select Committee discussing the Right to Information Bill, 2016, on Wednesday remained preoccupied with armed forces institutions that use the pretext of national security to withhold information. The committee has suggested amendments to the bill to ensure that various arms of the armed forces cannot conceal information in matters where human rights […]

Samina Baig leads first national women winter expedition to Shimshal peak

Samina Baig leads first national women winter expedition to Shimshal peak

Pakistan Youth Outreach, in collaboration with Karakorum Expeditions Pvt Ltd, initiated a national women winter expedition to an unnamed and unclimbed peak, for the first time in Pakistan’s mountaineering history. National women winter expedition was led by Pakistan’s renowned and only female mountaineer Samina Baig. The expedition was initially planned to 6050m peak in the […]

India arrests 20 for not standing during national anthem

India arrests 20 for not standing during national anthem

NEW DELHI: Around 20 people have been arrested in India, accused of failing to stand for the national anthem in cinemas, police said Tuesday, two weeks after the country’s top court made it compulsory. The Supreme Court ruled on November 30 that cinemas should play the national anthem before every screening, and that the audience […]

Muslim Scholars And Imams To Add Their Voice To OBON’s Call For National Unity

Muslim Scholars And Imams To Add Their Voice To OBON’s Call For National Unity

OBON elicits ground breaking level of response from British and international Muslim faith leaders as it calls for the nation to stand together and create a shared sense of belonging on June 10 Muslim Scholars’ call is the latest victory in OBON’s attempts to turn Britain red, white and blue as it celebrates Her Majesty’s […]