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Don’t state the obvious

Faraz Talat

Missing people, patriots and the protection of social media On 4th January 2016, Pakistan ceased to be an azad (‘free’) country to the spouse of Ahmed Waqas Goraya. Ahmed was reportedly one of

Editorials

Nawaz Sharif at World Economic Forum

The writing’s on the wall   Nawaz Sharif has traveled to Davos to meet world leaders on the sidelines of the WEF. He is particularly keen to meet the new UN Secretary-General

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20 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia reach Pakistan

About 20 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia have reached Lahore. Sources said that these Pakistanis were staying unlawfully in Saudi Arabia after the expiry of visa period.  Saudi government caught and deported

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2 child marriage attempts foiled

Two pairs of parents have been apprehended for attempting to marry their children to each other in Shikarpur. The marriage ceremonies of 8-year-old Halim with 12-year-old Rubina, and a 6-month-old girl with

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20 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia reach Pakistan

About 20 Pakistanis deported from Saudi Arabia have reached Lahore. Sources said that these Pakistanis were staying unlawfully in Saudi Arabia after the expiry of visa period.  Saudi government caught and deported

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Cambridge professor calls on Britishers to learn Urdu

Cambridge professor calls on Britishers to learn Urdu

A Cambridge University professor has urged Britons to learn Urdu and Polish to further national integration. It is ‘very important to think of integration as a two-way street,’ the varsity’s French philology

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