Trump likely to extend sanctions relief for Iran

Trump likely to extend sanctions relief for Iran

US President Donald Trump is expected this week to extend relief from economic sanctions to Iran as part of the nuclear deal, citing progress in amending US legislation that governs Washington’s participation in the landmark accord, according to US officials and others familiar with the administration’s deliberations. But Trump is...

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Kasur rape case: The search that ended in a garbage dump

Kasur rape case: The search that ended in a garbage dump

LAHORE: It was Thursday when a little eight-year-old left her home for Quranic lessons which were in the same neighbourhood of Kasur. Five days passed and relatives continued a frantic search for the minor, but it all came to an end on Tuesday when her body was found from a garbage...

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Lift entire crop or Sharif’s mills will be allowed crushing

Lift entire crop or Sharif’s mills will be allowed crushing

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday offered Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen, the owner of the JWD Sugar Mill, to lift the whole stock of sugarcane from farmers in southern Punjab or the court will temporarily allow the Sharif family’s sugar mills to start sugarcane crushing. The three-judge bench summoned...

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Kasur incident result of authorities’ ineptitude, says NCHR

Kasur incident result of authorities’ ineptitude, says NCHR

ISLAMABAD: The National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR) has cited the incident of Zainab’s abuse and killing in Kasur as an example of the authorities’ ineptitude and failure to take timely action despite the NCHR’s recommendations made in the wake of earlier such incidents in the district. “The present incident is...

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Most polling stations in PP-20 failed accessibility criteria

Most polling stations in PP-20 failed accessibility criteria

While the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) rejoices in retaining its seat in Chakwal, a report on accessibility to polling stations should attract the attention of the winning candidate if he wants a better turnout in the general elections later this year. An accessibility audit report for polling stations in PP-20...

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CJP takes suo motu notice on Kasur

CJP takes suo motu notice on Kasur

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday took suo motu notice of the rape and murder of the eight-year old girl in Kasur. The body of the minor child was found in a garbage dump days after she went missing from her home. Taking notice of the...

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People can now directly lodge graft complaints

People can now directly lodge graft complaints

In a bid to reach more people, and thus complainants, the apex anti-corruption watchdog has decided to open its doors to the public to report corrupt practices. According to a statement issued by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday, people can now directly lodge corruption-related complaints with the body...

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Orya Maqbool Jan’s Stance On Zainab Murder Tragedy

Orya Maqbool Jan’s Stance On Zainab Murder Tragedy

Check out the heated debate between analyst Orya Maqbool Jan and PTI Leader Fawad Chaudhry.

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Rana Sanaullah Turns Angry On Host Shahzad Iqbal

Rana Sanaullah Turns Angry On Host Shahzad Iqbal

Law Minister of Punjab Rana Sanaullah grilled Sahazad Iqbal, Host of Samaa TV program Awaz alleging him for maligning PMLN’s image. Watch complete program.

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Shahid Masood Makes Shocking Revelations

Shahid Masood Makes Shocking Revelations

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday ordered the Inspector General Punjab (IGP) to arrest the culprit responsible for 6-year-old Zainab’s abduction, rape and murder within 36 hours. LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, who was hearing a petition filed by Advocate Shaheem Pirzada to arrest the culprit,...

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