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‘SC ruling a retreat from principled stance’

Justice (r) Wajihuddin Ahmed said on Saturday that the Supreme Court (SC) had backed off and compromised on its principled stand by giving the government more time to restore the establishment division

12-year-old murdered

A young girl and a man were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in two different incidents on Saturday, and a woman died in hospital after she fell unconscious in a rickshaw in

Grossman arriving on 2-day visit

In a bid to lower the escalating tensions between Pakistan and the United States, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman arrives tomorrow (Monday) on a two-day visit during which

Punjab to move SC on devolution of ministries

The Punjab government is all set to challenge Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s decision to create three ministries with disputed departments of the devolved ministries to accommodate the PML-Q’s portfolio-less ministers, in

Shaheedi appointed PM’s press secretary

The federal government on Saturday appointed former Information Secretary Muhammad Akram Shaheedi as the prime minister’s press secretary with immediate effect. According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division Cabinet Secretariat,

Despite provocation, PM keeps his cool

Despite continued provocative advice by some of the top government advisers, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has been able to keep his composure and his body language, conduct and restraint has been

Ramadan from Monday in Saudi Arabia

The holy month of Ramadan will begin on Monday in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates, it was officially announced in all six countries. Meanwhile, the Met