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  • Reservations regarding CPEC echo in Senate

    Senators on Friday presented a motion in the Upper House expressing concerns that Pakistan appears to be getting the short end of the stick in Free-Trade Agreements (FTA) struck up with Beijing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    Senator Mian Atiq presented a motion in this regard, which also raised concerns that China was not utilising various economic concessions granted to it by Pakistan
  • Calls for transgender rights echo in NA budget debate

    ISLAMABAD: An MNA from the ruling party, on Thursday, raised her voice for an oft-forgotten segment of society...

    “I want to speak for a segment of society that is neither heard from nor allowed to speak; the transgender community,” said Shaza Fatima Khawaja, a PML-N lawmaker from Sialkot
  • Nisar, Maulana Aziz’s names echo in NA

    ISLAMABAD: Once again, the names of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Maulana Abdul Aziz of Lal Masjid echoed in the National Assembly on Monday...

    Speaking on a point of order, the chief whip of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PIT) in the lower house, Dr Shireen Mazari, sought clarification from the interior minister if there were FIRs registered against the controversial cleric
  • Controversial banners, Imran’s remarks echo in Senate

    ISLAMABAD: The controversy over banners inviting military takeover recently put up by a little-known political party and remarks of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan about people distributing sweets in case of a military coup echoed in the Senate on Tuesday, with members asserting that no one was indispensable...

    Hafiz Hamdullah of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl raised the issue in the house, saying the politicians discussed...
  • US police shootings echo through criminology classrooms

    NEW YORK: A new crop of ads on New York City subway cars reads “Justice now, but justice how?” The words evoke the tone of street protests over police killings of black men across the United States during the past three years...

    But the ads are not a plea from civil rights activists
  • Musharraf’s remarks on army’s ‘pressure’ echo in SC

    ISLAMABAD: A controversial statement of former military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf echoed in the Supreme Court during the hearing of a case moved by model Ayyan Ali on Thursday...

    However, Chief Justice-designate Mian Saqib Nisar made it clear that the judiciary did not decide cases due to pressures from various quarters but in accordance with its conscience and the law
  • Austria hints at border closures in echo of Europe’s last migration crisis

    VIENNA: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hinted on Saturday that borders could be closed across the Balkans in response to a rush of migrants towards Greece from Turkey, echoing action taken during Europe’s 2015-16 migration crisis...

    Greek police fired teargas to push back hundreds of migrants gathered on the border with Turkey on Saturday, as a crisis over Syria shifted onto the European Union’s doorstep
  • Bangladesh battle for survival in Hyderabad Test

    HYDERABAD: India’s bowlers led by spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tightened the noose on Sunday on Bangladesh, who face an uphill battle for survival on a final-day track in the one-off Test in Hyderabad...

    Ashwin, who became the fastest bowler to claim 250 Test wickets during Bangladesh’s first innings, struck twice in the visitors’ chase to take his wickets tally to 252 in his 45th match...

  • 36 Tableeghi Jamaat members test positive in Hyderabad

    Authorities in Sindh on Monday reported 36 coronavirus cases of local transmission among members of the Tableeghi Jamaat in Hyderabad...

    Hyderabad now has 43 cases of Covid-19, out of which 36 cases were confirmed among the Jamaat members today, according to Meeran Yousuf, media coordinator to the Sindh health and population welfare minister...

  • 10 family members of Covid-19 infected cop test positive in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Ten family members of a virus-infected policeman tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, drawing calls from police authorities for conducting more tests in the locality where the cop’s family was living to avert further spread of the contagion...

    The six remaining patients belonged to districts other than Hyderabad where a total number of 19 patients were admitted to Liaquat University Hospital’s (LUH) isolation ward as...

  • Sharapova starts to count cost of failed drug test, likely ban

    BERLIN: Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer said on Tuesday it was severing ties with Maria Sharapova as the world’s highest-paid female athlete started to count the cost of a failed drug test and likely ban from tennis...

    The failed drug test at January’s Australian Open, one of four annual Grand Slam events, will be costly for her at a time when sports bodies and sponsors are taking a tough line following a series of corruption and doping...

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