PML-N demands probe into govt’s role in IoK crisis

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Friday demanded the formation of a parliamentary commission to investigate why the government did not act proactively to stop India from making its August

ECP completes arrangements for 2018 by-elections

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has completed all necessary arrangements for holding of bye-elections in 36 constituencies on October 14. According to an ECP official, the elections will be held for


Of reckoning life imprisonment


Life sentence should not be for a fixed term By: Azeem Khokhar Why do we imprison a convict? It is often argued that this is for the prevention of crime and the


The verdict on videogate

The need to supervise the lower judiciary The Supreme Court has admonished former accountability court judge Arshad Malik for misconduct. It has also held that the video purportedly of his statement is


Trump presses US companies to close China operations

Trump presses US companies to close China operations

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering US companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending US markets down sharply in a...




LHC suspends newly-approved PCB constitution

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday suspended the recently-approved amendments in constitution of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The constitution had come into effect after the approval by the federal cabinet



PTI takes out rally in Karachi to support Kashmiris

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) staged a rally in Karachi to support the Kashmiri brethren on Friday. The rally was staged from New Sabzi Mandi to Superhighway in the constituency of PS-99 and


Parents of 0.7m children refuse polio vaccination in KP

PESHAWAR: Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Coordinator Kamran Afridi on Friday said that approximately 0.7 million children couldn’t get the vaccination in KP due to refusal from their parents or guardians. Addressing

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