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long live the king

Legendary classical singer Mehdi Hassan, who captivated the hearts of millions of music fans across South Asia, died on Wednesday after a decade-long illness. He was 84. Mehdi Hassan, known as Shahenshah-e-Ghazal,

Mehdi Hassan passes away

Shahensha-e-Ghazal and great singing legend of Pakistan, Mehdi Hassan after a long period of ailment passed away here on Wednesday. A couple of days ago, ailing ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan was admitted

No differences between Hasan and Nawaz: JI

A spokesman of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Friday strongly contradicted media reports about the exchange of hot words between JI chief Munawar Hasan and PML-N President Nawaz Sharif during the All-Parties Conference

Lahore’s Hassan breaks record

A Lahore born Pakistani cricketer Hassan Adnan has broken a century old record when he cracked 232 runs not out while playing for Suffolk against Northumberland. Adnan was not aware of the

Economist Parvez Hassan pens memoir

LAHORE – Relations with India should be improved swiftly so that there is a sense of peace in region and we could concentrate on our economy and work for the uplift of the masses. This was the bottom line of speakers at the book launch of ‘My life my country: memoirs of a Pakistani economist’ written by Parvez Hassan.
Institute of Public Policy (IPP) Chairman Shahid Javed Burki in his welcome address lauded the efforts of Parvez Hassan. He said the author is an experienced

Greek police clash with anti-austerity protesters

ATHENS – Greek police clashed with protesters on Wednesday as around 100,000 workers, pensioners and students marched to parliament in protest at austerity policies aimed at helping Greece cope with a huge debt crisis. Riot police fired scores of rounds of teargas and flash bombs at protesters hurling petrol bombs, choking the main Syndagma square with smoke and sending crowds of striking protesters running for cover.
Public and private sector employees’ 24-hour strike grounded

LHC adjourns Rehman’s presidential pardon case

LAHORE: Hearing of a petition challenging the pardon granted by President Asif Ali Zardari to Interior Minister Rehman Malik was adjourned to December 24 by a full bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday. Earlier, Deputy Attorney General Naveed Inayat Malik had requested adjournment on behalf of the federation, citing Rehman’s pending adjudication in Supreme Court as an excuse.
Barrister Farooq Hassan, representing the petitioner, opposed the request saying the government was