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  • Facebook told to submit info about fraudulent page

    LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Thursday directed the leading social media networking website Facebook’s management in California, US, to submit information about the creator of an online shopping page, who allegedly defrauded the public at large...

    A citizen, Masood Sarwar, filed a complaint with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) saying his wife selected a dress from an online shopping page on Facebook named “Five Star Couture”...

  • Facebook removes Jamaat-i-Islami's page for covering 'Indian atrocities' in held Kashmir

    KARACHI: The official page of Jamaat-i-Islami Pakistan was removed by Facebook, reportedly for covering and highlighting Indian atrocities in held Kashmir, said a party statement issued on Wednesday evening...

    The statement claimed that the page had more than three million 'likes' and it was the second most viewed page [with respect to ‘likes’] of any local political party...

  • Jamaat-i-Islami Facebook page restored

    KARACHI: The official page of Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) Pakistan was restored by Facebook after being removed earlier reportedly for covering and highlighting Indian atrocities in held Kashmir...

    A JI party statement issued on Wednesday confirmed that the page had been removed...

  • Former US female marines: ‘Facebook page only the latest instance of sexual abuse’

    But her military life is already over, at 23, after a catalogue of sexual aggression by her Marine Corps peers both in person and online that foreshadowed this week’s revelations that some marines shared naked photographs of female colleagues, veterans and other women on a secret Facebook page called “Marines United” ...

    Now the former lieutenant corporal is wondering if images of her appeared on that Facebook page, which according to...

  • Turn a page and move forward, Bolton urges Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The White House has said that the United States still believes the inception of a new government in Pakistan provides an opportunity to “turn a page and move forward” — towards rebuilding a strong relationship between the two countries...

    Negotiations held with FM Qureshi described as productiveWhen asked if they talked about the suspension of US security aid to Pakistan and the progress made by Islamabad in the fight...

  • PSP, MQM-P and Mohajir Qaumi Movement on same page against Altaf Hussain

    The Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) and Mohajir Qaumi Movement on Monday accepted Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's (MQM-P) invitation for a multi-party conference to be held on August 22 — which MQM has termed its 'Day of Deliverance'...

    PSP leader Anees Advocate, while addressing a joint press conference at the party's headquarters in Karachi, said that PSP will join MQM-P in trying to find solutions to Karachi's problems, as well as...

  • PM Abbasi rejects 40-page turnaround plan for PIA

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Wednesday trashed a ‘turnaround plan’ for Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (PI­AC)...

    An insider who attended the meeting told Dawn that senior officials of the PIAC, who had been tasked by the prime minister to prepare a comprehensive turnaround plan for the crippling national flag carrier, came up in the meeting with a 40-page plan that took three months for completion...

  • New police law in the works: Home dept, police ‘on the same page’

    LAHORE: Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has indicated that a new law governing police in the province will be passed in the next sitting of the provincial assembly amid reports showing home department’s willingness to include police in the process and accommodate their suggestions...

    “We are going to have our own police law passed in the next sitting of the Punjab Assembly while removing all objections of police which are minor,” the law...
  • No two parties on same page over Fata

    Organised by the Awami National Party (ANP) to discuss the early merger of Fata with KP and the replacement of the Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR) with the laws of Pakistan, proceedings of the conference on the fate of tribal Pashtuns was conducted mostly in Urdu...

    Representatives of nearly all key political parties attended the multiparty conference, except for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan...

  • PML-N submits 117-page rebuttal to judicial commission

    ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-N formally refuted on Saturday charges of systematic rigging in the 2013 general elections and said it was routine for leaders of losing parties to hurl such allegations at the winning party...

    In a 117-page rebuttal to the allegations levelled by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) it submitted to the inquiry commission headed by Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, the PML-N argued that such...

  • ‘Operation Same Page’

    PAKISTAN’S politics is not a game of hopscotch where you hop, skip and jump according to laid-out rules, retrieve the crucible and then hop, skip and jump back to safety and continue till you misjudge...

    The risk that Pakistan’s democracy presents is that it leans towards oppressive majoritarianism...

  • The Princess and the Page

    What can be more wonderfully magical than having the ability to write and then bringing those stories to life? Our 12-year-old heroine Keira has that power, but she doesn’t know it in the beginning of the book The Princess and the Page by Christina Farley...

    The Princess and the Page is a story that will appeal to the fantasy lovers and will even tempt some to pick up the pen and write a story of their own!Published in Dawn, Young...

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