Opposition Disrupts President’s Address To Parliament With Slogans Of ‘Go Nawaz Go’

Opposition Disrupts President’s Address To Parliament With Slogans Of ‘Go Nawaz Go’

President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday addressed a joint session of Parliament to mark the beginning of the ruling party’s final year in government amidst noisy protest from the opposition. Although protests were in full swing during the earlier part of the president’s speech, the assembly hall quietened down halfway through...

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Military Revives Plans To Shift GHQ To Capital

Military Revives Plans To Shift GHQ To Capital

ISLAMABAD: The military has revived plans to shift General Headquarters (GHQ) from Rawalpindi to Islamabad, and is ready to kick off construction on the project. The plan was shelved around October 2008 to 2009, at the instructions of then chief of army staff (COAS) Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, due to financial...

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Three Injured In Unprovoked Indian Firing Along LoC: ISPR

Three Injured In Unprovoked Indian Firing Along LoC: ISPR

Three were injured when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday morning, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. “Indian troops opened fire at Battal, Jandrot and Hotspring sectors at LoC,” the statement said. The statement added that Pakistani troops...

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Azhar Says India Clash ‘Just Another Game’

Azhar Says India Clash ‘Just Another Game’

Pakistan’s batsman Azhar Ali has insisted his side will treat their Champions Trophy opener against title-holders India in Birmingham on Sunday as “just another game”. Politics in both countries means the Asian giants, arguably cricket’s fiercest rivals, now rarely meet outside of International Cricket Council events. Such is the global...

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Authorities Clueless As Foul Stench Afflicts Karachi Residents

Authorities Clueless As Foul Stench Afflicts Karachi Residents

Residents of Karachi remained perplexed by ‘strange’ smells that pervaded large parts of the city Wednesday evening, taking to social media to share their concerns. Members of the Facebook group Halaat Updates, where Karachiites discuss everything from electricity outages to municipal negligence, wondered what the reason behind the smell could...

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No Case Pending Against Zardari, Says Nisar

No Case Pending Against Zardari, Says Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that no case is pending against former president Asif Ali Zardari at present and, therefore, he is a free man to go anywhere. “As far as the matter of Zardari Sahab is concerned, he is not on the ECL (exit control...

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PML-N Senator Threatens Consequences For Those ‘Grilling’ Hussain Nawaz

PML-N Senator Threatens Consequences For Those ‘Grilling’ Hussain Nawaz

PML-N Senator Nehal Hashmi on Wednesday lashed out at “those investigating” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons in the Panama Papers case, warning that they will be taken to task for the grilling. Hussain Nawaz, the elder son of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday had appeared before the...

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Massive Blast Rocks Kabul Diplomatic Quarter; 80 Killed, 300 Wounded

Massive Blast Rocks Kabul Diplomatic Quarter; 80 Killed, 300 Wounded

At least 80 people were killed in a massive blast which ripped through the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Kabul early Wednesday, the health ministry said, warning the toll would rise further. “Unfortunately the toll has reached 80 martyred (killed) and over 300 wounded, including many women and children,”...

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Careem MD Alleges An IGP Tried To ‘Lend Support’ To Son’s Job Application

Careem MD Alleges An IGP Tried To ‘Lend Support’ To Son’s Job Application

The managing director of Careem has alleged that an Inspector General of Police (IGP) tired to ‘lend support’ to his son’s job application on Tuesday. In a Facebook post, Junaid Iqbal detailed how an IGP called him up and tried to influence his son’s chances at securing a position with...

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Champions Trophy; Wahab Suffers Minor Injury

Champions Trophy; Wahab Suffers Minor Injury

LAHORE: Fast bowler Wahab Riaz has suffered a slight injury on his left knee, as per the spokesman for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). “The pacer has slightly injured upper muscle of his left knee which has been bandaged as a precautionary measure,” maintained the PCB spokesperson while talking to...

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Imran Abbas With His Friends Enjoying Holidays In Istanbul, Turkey

Imran Abbas With His Friends Enjoying Holidays In Istanbul, Turkey

Imran Abbas havinn quality time with his friends while enjoying his holidays in Istanbul, Turkey

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Kareena Kapoor’s Intense Workout To Lose Weight

Kareena Kapoor’s Intense Workout To Lose Weight

Check out Kareena Kapoor’s intense workout session with her best friend Amrita Arora to lose weight post delivery.

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Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘ROCKY’ Look For Sanjay Dutt Biopic Look Will Leave You Amazed

Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘ROCKY’ Look For Sanjay Dutt Biopic Look Will Leave You Amazed

Ranbir Kapoor has aced Sanjay Dutt’s look from Rocky for the upcoming biopic

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Kim Kardashian Knew It’s Over With Kris Humphries Right After Honeymoon

Kim Kardashian Knew It’s Over With Kris Humphries Right After Honeymoon

Kim Kardashian knew from the time of her honeymoon that it is not going to work out between her and her ex husband Kris Humphries

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PTV ‘Blackout’ Prompts Opposition Boycott Of Budget Debate In NA

PTV ‘Blackout’ Prompts Opposition Boycott Of Budget Debate In NA

ISLAMABAD: Opposition members in the National Assembly boycotted the opening day of the budget debate on Monday after the government refused to telecast live the speech of Opposition Leader Syed Khursheed Shah on the state-run television. After the opposition’s refusal to participate in the proceedings, Speaker Ayaz Sadiq gave floor...

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Deaf Mute Woman Raped On Lahore-Bound Train Undergoes Test Thrice

Deaf Mute Woman Raped On Lahore-Bound Train Undergoes Test Thrice

LAHORE: A deaf mute woman, who was allegedly raped on a Lahore-bound train near Samasatta (Bahawalpur) two days ago, had to undergo medical examination thrice. ‘S’, a mother of three, was travelling with her sister and brother-in-law to Lahore from Quetta by Akbar Bugti Express on Saturday night. The woman...

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Khaadi Faces Social Media Rage Amidst Allegations Of Inhumane Work Conditions

Khaadi Faces Social Media Rage Amidst Allegations Of Inhumane Work Conditions

One of the largest brands in Pakistan’s apparel industry, Khaadi, has found itself at the centre of a growing civil campaign against inhumane workplace conditions and workers’ rights. Several protest demonstrations have been held in Karachi and Lahore over the last week by workers and activists alleging high-handedness and unfair...

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Proposal For Life Term In White Collar Cases Rejected By National Accountability Law Committee

Proposal For Life Term In White Collar Cases Rejected By National Accountability Law Committee

ISLAMABAD: The Parli¬amen¬tary Committee on the National Accountability Law on Monday rejected a proposal of life imprisonment for those to be convicted under charges of white collar crimes. Ninth meeting of the committee presided over by its Chairman Law Minister Zahid Hamid discussed a draft bill called National Accountability (Amend-ment)...

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Another Breakdown Hits KE System

Another Breakdown Hits KE System

KARACHI: The citizens on Monday suffered another power breakdown when electricity supply got suspended in major parts of the metropolis. The breakdown occurred between the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. The areas which suffered the electricity failure included Nazimabad, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Malir, Korangi, Lines Area, New Karachi, Safoora, Site...

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Shor Sharaba Official Trailer

Shor Sharaba Official Trailer

Shor Sharaba is a family entertainment romantic comedy film.

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Kareena And Karishma Attend Karan Johar’s Private Birthday Party

Kareena And Karishma Attend Karan Johar’s Private Birthday Party

Student of the Year director Karan Johar threw a private birthday bash for his best friends Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor and Malaika Arora

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Kylie Jenner Is Ignoring Tyga’s Texts

Kylie Jenner Is Ignoring Tyga’s Texts

Kylie Jenner has even started ignoring Tyga’s messages. To know more, watch this video

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One Dead As Protests Against Loadshedding Turn Violent In KP

One Dead As Protests Against Loadshedding Turn Violent In KP

A mob led by a member of provincial assembly (MPA) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) leader Fazal Ilahi blocked Ring Road in Peshawar on Monday as they protested prolonged power outages. Similarly, protests against loadshedding in Malakand turned violent when protestors burned the local police station. Clashes between the protesters and...

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Four Injured In IED Explosion Along Line Of Control

Four Injured In IED Explosion Along Line Of Control

At least four people were injured in a blast after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device along the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir late on Sunday night, an official said on Monday. The public transport vehicle was passing through Khilana area to drop passengers...

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Family Of Girl Tortured By Teachers Cry Out For Justice

Family Of Girl Tortured By Teachers Cry Out For Justice

LAHORE: Two government teachers allegedly pushed a class-IX girl student from the third floor of the school building in Shahdara, causing her life-threatening injuries. The teachers, who have been booked for attempted murder case, reported to have committed the crime after the girl refused to “clean the classroom on her...

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Indian Police Arrest Three Over Sex Assault Video

Indian Police Arrest Three Over Sex Assault Video

Three men have been arrested after video emerged showing them assaulting two women in broad daylight as a dozen others looked on and ignored their screams for help, police said Monday. The blurry video aired by Indian television showed the men groping and pushing the women in Uttar Pradesh state...

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Power Breakdown Hits Karachi’s Water Supply

Power Breakdown Hits Karachi’s Water Supply

KARACHI: A massive power breakdown in the K-Electric’s network badly affected water supply to the city which received over 150 million gallons of water on Sunday against its daily normal supply of over 500m gallons. According to a statement issued by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KSWB), the normal...

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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie To Celebrate Daughter Shiloh’s Birthday Together?

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie To Celebrate Daughter Shiloh’s Birthday Together?

Now that things have cooled off between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, we wonder if they are going to do something together for their daughter Shiloh’s 11th birthday. Lets find out.

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Kareena Kapoor’s Baby Taimur Spotted Playing Adorably

Kareena Kapoor’s Baby Taimur Spotted Playing Adorably

Here’s an extremely adorable picture of Kareena Kapoor’s baby Taimur Ali Khan who was spotted playing adorably.

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Taimur Jamshed Is Blessed With A Baby Girl

Taimur Jamshed Is Blessed With A Baby Girl

Junaid Jamshed’s eldest son Taimur Jamshed is blessed with a baby girl

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Mahira Khan With Her Siblings And Son In Recent Family Ceremony

Mahira Khan With Her Siblings And Son In Recent Family Ceremony

Mahira Khan seems to enjoy her family event alot with siblings and her cute little munchkin

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Waiting For Govt Nod For Pakistan Ties: BCCI

Waiting For Govt Nod For Pakistan Ties: BCCI

NEW DELHI: The BCCI on Thursday said it had reminded the government a fortnight ago about the contentious issue of resuming bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan. The Indian Cricket Board and Pakistan Cricket Board are scheduled to meet in Dubai later this month to resolve the prevailing bilateral issues. Like...

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Attempts To Smuggle Drugs On PIA A Conspiracy Against PM, Govt

Attempts To Smuggle Drugs On PIA A Conspiracy Against PM, Govt

RAWALPINDI: The security agency investigating the discovery of heroin on Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) planes, which are often used for VVIP flights, has said the incident was a “conspiracy” against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his government and has suggested a Joint Investigation Team probe the incidents. According to a...

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ANF Recovers 1kg Heroin From Abu Dhabi-Bound Passenger At Islamabad Airport

ANF Recovers 1kg Heroin From Abu Dhabi-Bound Passenger At Islamabad Airport

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) recovered one kilogramme of heroin from a passenger at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, officials said Friday. ANF officials said the passenger, Irfan Masih, was set to board an Airblue flight for Abu Dhabi on Thursday night when the drug was recovered from his handbag during...

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Peshawar High Court Stays Execution Of Taliban Leader

Peshawar High Court Stays Execution Of Taliban Leader

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday stayed the execution of former spokesman for the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s Swat chapter, Muslim Khan, who was sentenced to death last year by a military court on multiple charges of terrorism. The PHC bench comprising Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Ijaz Anwer...

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Police Fire Water Cannon To Disperse Protesting Farmers In Islamabad

Police Fire Water Cannon To Disperse Protesting Farmers In Islamabad

Police on Friday fired water cannon and resorted to baton charge to gain control over a protest of the Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (PKI) held at Islamabad’s D-Chowk. Police also used tear-gas shelling to disperse the protesters who had gathered at D-Chowk, a roundabout just outside Islamabad’s Red Zone, to demand...

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Realignments In Asia A Challenge For Pakistan, Says Aizaz

Realignments In Asia A Challenge For Pakistan, Says Aizaz

HOUSTON: Realign¬ments in Asia are posing new challenges to Pakistan, says Ambassador Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, adding the country has dealt with such challenges in the past and will overcome the existing ones, too. This was an obvious reference to India’s growing influence in South Asia, where it is seen as...

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Supreme Court Hears Suo Motu Case Regarding Illegal Organ Trade

Supreme Court Hears Suo Motu Case Regarding Illegal Organ Trade

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday termed the illegal trade of organs an affliction in society and said those selling their kidneys were “victims of exploitation”. Justice Nisar made the remarks during a suo motu hearing of a case pertaining to the illegal trade of organs in the country....

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ECP Turns Down Imran Khan’s Request For Adjournment Of Disqualification Case

ECP Turns Down Imran Khan’s Request For Adjournment Of Disqualification Case

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday turned down Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s request to adjournsine die a petition seeking his disqualification over the collection of party funds through ‘prohibited’ means. A four-member bench of the ECP, headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Raza, has taken up...

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Sohail Anwar Siyal Re-Appointed Home Minister Of Sindh

Sohail Anwar Siyal Re-Appointed Home Minister Of Sindh

The Sindh government on Tuesday issued a notification for the reshuffling of portfolios in the provincial cabinet, announcing Sohail Anwar Siyal’s appointment as the new provincial interior minister. Siyal will retain the portfolios of the Agriculture and Supply and Prices ministries in addition to his recently allocated portfolio, the notification...

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More Information Still Possible From Ehsan, Senate Panel Told

More Information Still Possible From Ehsan, Senate Panel Told

ISLAMABAD: A senior official of the defence ministry told a Senate committee on Monday that more information could be extracted from the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) former spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan. Additional Secretary retired Rear Admiral Faisal Lodhi, while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, referred to the revelation made...

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PTI To Launch Protests Against ‘Harassment’ Of Activists By FIA

PTI To Launch Protests Against ‘Harassment’ Of Activists By FIA

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has decided to launch protests in different cities against the alleged harassment of its party workers. On Sunday, the party had claimed that Owais Khan, another member of PTI’s social media team, was taken into custody by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) over alleged violations of Pakistan’s cybercrime...

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Five Killed In Bomb Blast In Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley

Five Killed In Bomb Blast In Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley

Five people, including a levies personnel, were killed on Monday in a bomb blast in Khyber Agency’s Tirah valley, security sources said. The remote-controlled bomb went off near a vehicle of a peace committee killing five in Tirah valley’s Akakhel area, security sources added. Head of the peace committee, Zarwali...

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Mardan University Reopens After Mashal Murder; Weapons Recovered During Hostel

Mardan University Reopens After Mashal Murder; Weapons Recovered During Hostel

Weapons were recovered from the the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan on Monday, as the university’s campuses reopened for the first time since Mashal Khan, a student at the university, was lynched by a mob on accusations of blasphemy, DawnNews reported. Police conducted a search operation at the university’s...

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Chinese Enjoy Seafood From Pakistan Transported Over New Trade Routes

Chinese Enjoy Seafood From Pakistan Transported Over New Trade Routes

Two tonnes of seafood originating from the coast of Pakistan arrived in the city of Karamay, in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang Uyghur, from routes that are part of the Belt and Road Initiative, according to a report by Global Times. Global Times said the seafood — which travelled more...

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MNA Mussarat Ahmadzeb Alleges Attack On Malala Was ‘Scripted’

MNA Mussarat Ahmadzeb Alleges Attack On Malala Was ‘Scripted’

Member of National Assembly (MNA) Mussarat Ahmadzeb, in an interview to right-wing Urdu-language daily Ummat, has alleged that the attack on Malala Yousufzai was “scripted”. In the interview, available online, Ahmadzeb — who was elected to the Assembly on a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) ticket — said, “The attack on Malala...

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Pakistan Army ‘Has Satellite Proof’ Of Afghan Involvement In Cross-Border Terrorism

Pakistan Army ‘Has Satellite Proof’ Of Afghan Involvement In Cross-Border Terrorism

MIRANSHAH: The Pakistan Army “has satellite images and ground reports that prove Afghanistan’s involvement” in cross-border terrorist acts and infiltration of Afghan militants into Pakistan. “Satellite images show that the Afghan border area of Parchow in Nangarhar district had been utilised by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Khalid Sajna and Da’ish...

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Curfew Imposed In Mohmand After Tip-Off On Presence Of Six Potential Suicide Bombers

Curfew Imposed In Mohmand After Tip-Off On Presence Of Six Potential Suicide Bombers

A curfew has been imposed in Mohmand Agency after information was received that six suicide bombers had entered the agency, an officer of the political administration said. The curfew was imposed as a preventative measure, the officer said, adding that the agency has been at security risk for quite some...

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FBR To Simplify Laws To Undercut Shadow Economy

FBR To Simplify Laws To Undercut Shadow Economy

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is expected to consider a set of proposals for documenting the informal economy through steps such as simplifying tax laws and discouraging the use of cash, an official source told Dawn on Thursday. The Tax Reforms Commission (TRC) has also submitted a detailed...

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