Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passes away

LAHORE: Tableeghi Jamat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passed away on Sunday morning after a prolonged illness. He was under treatment in a private hospital in Lahore. His funeral prayers will be offered at

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


Pious pretence

Mariam Zermina

Ah the joys of religious puritanism Given man’s status as the superior species on earth, one shouldn’t suppose that it took us long to figure out that religion provides the most concealing


Disrespect for Senate

Yet another display of arrogance After three months in power a self-righteous and aggressive posture continues to characterise the PTI leadership. Whenever anybody in the opposition points out a lapse in the


‘Representatives of trade bodies to be selected on merit’

‘Representatives of trade bodies to be selected on merit’

LAHORE: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari has assured that the representatives of trade bodies would be selected on merit, in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of bringing forth...


Is Modi jealous for not being invited by PM Khan, asks Sidhu

Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu came down hard at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, saying that the PM is envious because he was not invited to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan’s


This guy is an improvement?

Sometimes, there are situations that could be classified in the any-change-would-be-an-improvement category. It was thought that the Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan’s position as the Punjab government’s principal spokesperson was one of




SC orders prompt revival of Karachi Circular Railways

KARACHI: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Saturday ordered the concerned authorities to oversee and make sure of clearing all encroachments on Railways land in the port city so that the


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