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  • Muslim advocates, legal org file suits over travel ban

    A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration's new travel restrictions for citizens of eight countries, including Iran, that were announced late last month...

    One lawsuit, filed Monday night in United States (US) District Court for the Southern District of Maryland on behalf of the Iranian Alliance Across Borders and six individuals,...

  • Gulalai advocates national govt

    LAHORE: Only a national government, comprising ‘talented’ people, can steer the country out of current crisis because Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari and Imran Khan lack vision, capacity and planning to lead the country, says MNA Ayesha Gulalai...

    Addressing a press conference here on Monday, she promised to contest next election against her former party chief Imran Khan
  • Indian coach advocates revival of Peace Cup snooker

    KARACHI: Indian coach Subash Agrawal has advocated the revival of snooker Peace Cup besides bilateral exchanges of the teams of other sports between the two nations...

    “The exchanges of teams suit the two nations and can bridge the gap,” Agrawal, who is here on his second visit, told Dawn on the sidelines of the world 6-Reds and team snooker championship
  • Damon advocates Oscar for Ridley Scott

    PALM SPRINGS: Matt Damon launched a bold new phase of Oscar campaigning for his “The Martian” director on Saturday, telling a crowd that Ridley Scott has “given more than enough to cinema” over his career to deserve an Academy Award...

    Damon spoke at the opening night gala for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, a non-televised black-tie dinner at the desert city’s convention centre
  • PM advocates global debt relief initiative for developing countries

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday called for a global initiative on debt relief for developing countries, including Pakistan, so that they could combat the novel coronavirus in a better way...

    During a telephonic conversation with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PM Khan apprised him how his government was fighting on two fronts simultaneously — combating Covid-19 and saving people from hunger...
  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • White House denies 'micromanaging' inquiry into high-court pick

    Trump administration officials denied on Sunday that they were trying to “micromanage” the FBI investigation of controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying the terms of the inquiry were set by the US Senate...

    Both the New York Times and NBC News cited multiple sources as saying the White House was limiting the witnesses the FBI could question...

  • Family got freed from ‘traumatised’ man in high drama at Hyderabad flat

    HYDERABAD: Police finally managed to get hold of an apparently mentally-disturbed man after breaking open the door of his apartment in a building near Pakora stop in Qasimabad on Saturday where he was allegedly holding his family members hostage at gunpoint...

    Police moved into action after the news flashed on TV channels about Dr Almani’s holding his mother, his minor son and daughter hostage in his house...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    India failed to persuade the court that Pakistan’s position was untenable and it could show no legal entitlement to the 35 million GBP sitting in a bank account in the name of the High Commissioner of Pakistan, since...

  • Hyderabad court orders registration of case against two negligent doctors

    HYDERABAD: The additional district and sessions judge-III of Hyderabad on Saturday ordered registration of an FIR against two doctors in the wake of the death of a woman at their private hospital on an application filed by her heirs...

    The sessions court had directed him to approach the competent authority, Sindh Health Care Commission (SHCC) and seek remedy...

  • Military court verdict challenged in high court

    LAHORE: A member of a proscribed organisation, convicted for sectarian killing by a military court, has challenged his death sentence before the Lahore High Court...

    The military court had awarded death sentence to Muhammad Sabir Shah for abetting murder of a lawyer, Syed Arshad Ali, in Lahore...

  • Dar challenges accountability court indictment in Islamabad High Court

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday filed two petitions before the Islamabad High Court challenging his indictment by an accountability court in a reference pertaining to his ownership of “assets beyond his known sources of income”...

    Last Monday, the court had rejected a request by Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervez, to grant them seven days to peruse the record, saying that since the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline, he could...

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

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