With rulers like these who needs enemies to defame Pakistan: Imran

With rulers like these who needs enemies to defame Pakistan: Imran

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has blamed the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government for the recent actions taken by the United States. Addressing a fiery press conference outside his Bani Gala residence in Islamabad on Friday, he said political elite of the country were responsible for the threats and...

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Pakistan fought war against terrorism largely from its own resources: FO on US aid cut-off

Pakistan fought war against terrorism largely from its own resources: FO on US aid cut-off

A day after the Trump administration announced that it was suspending its entire security assistance to Pakistan, the foreign office (FO) issued a statement saying that the country’s officials were engaged with the US administration on the issue of security cooperation and were awaiting further details. On Thursday, US State Department...

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After 30 years, the fate of MQM is still uncertain

After 30 years, the fate of MQM is still uncertain

KARACHI: The fate of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi’s politics is uncertain, despite 30 years in power in Pakistan’s biggest city. Interparty conflicts, the emergence of factions, unsatisfactory performance of local body representatives and facing a new election without the cover of its party founder are among the multitude...

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CM wants NICH upgraded to world class institute

CM wants NICH upgraded to world class institute

KARACHI: All necessary facilities will be provided to the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) in order to make it a world class institute. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said this while presiding over a meeting on the upgrading of the NICH at CM House on Thursday. The uplift of the...

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Another blow to Balochistan govt as minister, adviser to CM resign

Another blow to Balochistan govt as minister, adviser to CM resign

In the latest blow to the PML-N government in Balochistan, the newly appointed Adviser to the Chief Minister on Excise and Taxation Majid Abro resigned from his position on Friday. Abro, who was appointed in place of Mir Amanullah Notezai after the latter signed the no-confidence motion against Chief Minister...

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“Why do we need to hide anything related to periods?” asks Akshay Kumar

“Why do we need to hide anything related to periods?” asks Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film Padman focuses menstrual hygiene and the actor is actively voicing his opinion on the subject without holding back. > At a recent promotional event, the Bollywood actor emphasised that not only should tax on sanitary pads be exempted but they should also be free. “Why just cut down...

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US-Pakistan relations cannot ‘bear weight of contradictions,’ US official says

US-Pakistan relations cannot ‘bear weight of contradictions,’ US official says

United States’ (US) National Security Advisor H.R McMaster on Wednesday shed light on the US’s recent change of tack with Pakistan, warning that Pakistan’s relationship with the US can “no longer bear the weight of contradictions”. In an interview with Voice of America (VoA), McMaster said US President Donald Trump was “frustrated at...

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Kabul suicide attack death toll soars to 20

Kabul suicide attack death toll soars to 20

Afghan police say the death toll from the previous night’s suicide attack in Kabul has jumped to 20, with another 27 policemen wounded. The attack took place in the eastern part of the Afghan capital where dozens of security officers had congregated to protect a demonstration of shopkeepers that had...

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8,000 CCTV cameras installed in Lahore: Shahbaz inaugurates Safe City Project

8,000 CCTV cameras installed in Lahore: Shahbaz inaugurates Safe City Project

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says it’s time to say goodbye to the US aid and rely on own resources to curb terrorism and to face future challenges. Suggesting that we should give a message to the US to audit the aid money, he says we should refrain from taking...

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Trump lashes out at bombshell book after failing to block release

Trump lashes out at bombshell book after failing to block release

US President Donald Trump lashed out at a bombshell-filled book that hits the shelves on Friday, dismissing it as “full of lies” after threats of legal action failed to block its release. Publishers responded to a cease-and-desist letter by moving forward by four days the release of “Fire and Fury:...

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