PM Abbasi rejects US accusations of safe havens in Pakistan

PM Abbasi rejects US accusations of safe havens in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has rejected US accusations of Pakistan providing sanctuary to militant groups, stressing that attacks in the region were originating from Afghanistan. In an interview with Bloomberg, the prime minister said Pakistan would act against terrorists including the Haqqani network within its borders. “We have asked...

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Teenager goes too far in her obsession to look like Angelina Jolie

Teenager goes too far in her obsession to look like Angelina Jolie

It’s no secret that Angelina Jolie has a massive fan following – some of which, are true diehard fans. However, one fan in particular seems to have taken her love for Jolie way too far. PHOTO: WEBSTA In a bid to look just like her ‘idol’, an Iranian girl underwent at least...

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‘Who provided teargas shells, sticks to protesters?’ SC asks govt

‘Who provided teargas shells, sticks to protesters?’ SC asks govt

A two-member Supreme Court bench grilled government officials on Thursday over the sit-in at Faizabad that brought the twin cities to a virtual halt for 20 days. “How did the protesters get teargas shells and sticks,” Justice Mushir Alam asked the Islamabad advocate general. “If you cannot secure the federal...

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Supreme Court vows to ensure protection of minorities’ rights

Supreme Court vows to ensure protection of minorities’ rights

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked on Thursday that the Supreme Court will ensure that the rights of minorities are protected according to the Constitution. The remarks were made during the hearing of the Katas Rat Temple case. On November 2, the chief justice took a...

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Bail cancellation case: IHC summons Capt (retd) Safdar on Dec 14

Bail cancellation case: IHC summons Capt (retd) Safdar on Dec 14

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law, Capt (retd) Safdar, has been summoned by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on December 14. A two-member IHC bench is hearing the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s plea seeking the dismissal of bail granted to Safdar, a member of the National Assembly, by the...

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Nelson Mandela’s grandson arrives in Lahore

Nelson Mandela’s grandson arrives in Lahore

LAHORE: Mandla Mandela, the grandson of the late anti-apartheid hero, former South African president Nelson Mandela, arrived in Lahore on Thursday. Mandla, who is a member parliament of South Africa, is on the visit to Pakistan on invitation of Dr Tahirul Qadri-led Pakistan Awami Tehreek. According to the PAT representatives,...

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Pakistan’s indirect role in North Korea’s nuclear program

Pakistan’s indirect role in North Korea’s nuclear program

Pakistani nuclear physicist, Pervez Hoodbhoy, talks about Pakistan’s nuclear assistance” to Pyongyang, the relevance of the non-proliferation treaty and why the North should be accepted as a nuclear state. Q: To what extent North Korea owes its nuclear technology to Pakistan? Pervez Hoodbhoy: Pakistan did transfer centrifuge technology to North...

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PM Abbasi to attend SCO heads of government meeting in Russia

PM Abbasi to attend SCO heads of government meeting in Russia

SOCHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will participate in the 16th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of Government (CHG) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) here at Sochi from November 30-December 1 on the invitation of Prime Minister of Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev. It is the first SCO...

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Four killed,10 injured in clash between groups in Khairpur

Four killed,10 injured in clash between groups in Khairpur

At least four people were killed and 10 injured when two groups clashed groups during an Eid Miladun Nabi procession in Khairpur on Thursday. Three people were said to be critically injured in the firing incident. Police and Rangers reached the incident site. The birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is...

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Dementia cure? MARRIAGE could lower the risk of signs and symptoms developing

Dementia cure? MARRIAGE could lower the risk of signs and symptoms developing

DEMENTIA – which includes Alzheimer’s disease – still has no known cure, but new research has revealed marriage could help stave off signs and symptoms. The study published today in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry suggests tying the knot can lower the risk of developing dementia. Combining the results...

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