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Indian court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

Indian court rejects bid to stop world release of ‘Padmavati’

India’s top court Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of a Bollywood film that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic. Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against Padmavati amid rumours that it will depict a romance between a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler. The epic was […]

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

A vast majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday rejected a PPP bill demanding an inquiry into every Pakistani named in the Panama Papers. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid strongly opposed the bill, tabled by Naveed Qamar, saying there is no need for such proceedings as the matter had already been taken care of in […]

PPP rejects bills tabled by federal govt for revival of military courts

PPP rejects bills tabled by federal govt for revival of military courts

PPP rejects bills tabled by federal govt for revival of military courts  TOP SOTRY The PPP on Friday rejected two separate bills pertaining to the reinstatement of military courts presented to parliament by the federal government. The government had tabled the 28th Constitutional Amendment Bill and the Army Act Amendment Bill 2017 for input from […]

Pakistan Army rejects Indian concerns of terrorist movement along LoC

Pakistan Army rejects Indian concerns of terrorist movement along LoC

Pakistan Army rejects Indian concerns of terrorist movement along LoC By News Desk Pakistan Army Director General Military Operations opposes claims during telephonic conversation with counterpart. PHOTO: AFP The Pakistan Army on Thursday ‘strongly’ rejected India’s concerns regarding the movement of terrorists along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. The Pakistan Army Military Operations Director […]

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death

Saudi Arabia denies police tortured two transgender Pakistanis to death Saudi Arabia denied on Tuesday claims by Pakistani activists that two transgender women from Pakistan were beaten to death in police custody after being arrested in Saudi Arabia along with more than 30 other members of the community. Reports of the deaths had been carried […]

Iran rejects Trump missile warning as relations sour

Iran rejects Trump missile warning as relations sour

TEHRAN: Iran on Thursday rejected a warning from President Donald Trump over its latest missile test as unfounded and “provocative”, reflecting growing tensions between Tehran and the new US administration. Trump is a strident critic of the Islamic republic and a vocal opponent of an international deal that saw Iran curb its nuclear programme in […]

Saudi king rejects interference in Yemen

Saudi king rejects interference in Yemen

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is determined to prevent external “interference” in neighbouring war-torn Yemen, King Salman said in an annual address on Wednesday. He did not explicitly refer to the kingdom’s regional rival Iran but Saudi officials have accused Tehran and the Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah of aiding rebels in Yemen. Since March 2015, Saudi […]