Sikh youth’s murder mystery cracked by Peshawar police

Sikh youth’s murder mystery cracked by Peshawar police

The police have resolved the mystery of a Sikh youth’s killing in Peshawar, which India sought to depict as religiously-driven murder in a bid to take the international attention off its own methodical discrimination of religious factions. Identified as 25-year-old Ravinder Singh from the remote Shangla district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, a...

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Texas church shooting claims two lives

Texas church shooting claims two lives

According to media reports, at least two people died and a third was in serious condition following a shooting at a church in the suburbs of Fort Worth, Texas. According to Dallas Morning News, one person died at the site of the shooting and one on the way to the...

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‘War on Muslims’ declared by Modi govt in UP

‘War on Muslims’ declared by Modi govt in UP

A war on Muslims has been declared by authorities in India’s Uttar Pradesh after India’s most populous state’s Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath vowed to “take revenge” on people protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Law. According to reports, as many as 18 people have been killed, mostly owing to bullet...

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Saudi foreign minister to reach Pakistan today

Saudi foreign minister to reach Pakistan today

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud is set to land in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss bilateral and regional issues of common interest. The Saudi foreign minister, during his visit, will meet Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy...

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Dr AQ Khan moves SC seeking enforcement of basic rights

Dr AQ Khan moves SC seeking enforcement of basic rights

The renowned father of Pakistan’s nuclear program, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, on Tuesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking enforcement of the fundamental right of freedom of movement. Dr AQ Khan filed the petition to SC on the grounds that fundamental rights including, “that of freedom of movement,...

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Ahsan Iqbal, Akram Khan Durrani summoned by NAB today

Ahsan Iqbal, Akram Khan Durrani summoned by NAB today

PML-N central leader Ahsan Iqbal and senior JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani have been summoned by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Rawalpindi, on Monday (today) in separate graft cases. Ahsan Iqbal has been summoned to further the probe into the supposed misappropriation of government funds in the construction of Narowal...

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Govt not to allow Maryam travel abroad

Govt not to allow Maryam travel abroad

The federal government has decided not to permit Maryam Nawaz to travel abroad and dismissed her application in this connection. Senior lawyer and adviser to the prime minister Dr Babar Awan said that the rules regarding placement of the name of persons on Exit Control List do not let...

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World swifter to guard Syria’s oil fields than its children: Erdogan

World swifter to guard Syria’s oil fields than its children: Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan exhorted the world on Tuesday to help it resettle 1 million Syrian refugees shortly, saying governments care more about Syria’s oil than its children. Erdogan, who hosts the largest refugee population globally, said more than 600,000 should willingly join about 371,000 already in a “peace zone”...

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ECB, NZC conduct probe on racial slurs

ECB, NZC conduct probe on racial slurs

Following fast bowler Jofra Archer’s complaint of being subjected to racial insults by a spectator during the final day of the opening test at the Bay Oval, the England and New Zealand cricket boards have launched an investigation on Monday. Archer scored 30 and shared in a 59-run partnership for...

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Australia ban Pattinson from Pakistan Test

Australia ban Pattinson from Pakistan Test

Australia banned paceman James Pattinson on Sunday for player abuse, excluding him from the first Test against Pakistan this week. Pattinson was found accused of breaching Cricket Australia’s code of conduct during Victoria’s Sheffield Shield game against Queensland last week. Since it was his third breach in the last 18...

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