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  • What goes around comes around, says Ahsan

    LAHORE: PML-N senior leader Ahsan Iqbal has reminded the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government of its own stance on the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan’s (TLP) Faizabad (Islamabad) sit-in in November 2017, saying what goes around comes around...

    “What goes around comes around...

  • Police search places in Geneva for suspected militants

    GENEVA: Police searched the Swiss city of Geneva on Thursday for several suspected extremists militants believed to have links to the militant Islamic State (IS) group, security sources said...

    The security services said they had received information on Wednesday from Swiss federal authorities about suspicious individuals in the Geneva area, almost entirely enclosed by France
  • Terrorism index places Pakistan at fifth spot

    ISLAMABAD: With a noticeable decline in terrorist activities within its borders, Pakistan was placed at fifth position in the Global Terrorism Index 2017 released on Wednesday...

    The report on the index, released by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace, said that in Pakistan the number of people killed in terrorist attacks fell to 956 last year, a reduction of 12 per cent as compared to the previous reporting year
  • ‘Protect worship places, property of non-Muslims’

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a dialogue on the rights of non-Muslims on Tuesday called for speedy work on the Minorities’ Property Protection Bill saying the proposed legislation will ensure protection of their land and action against land grabbers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    The dialogue on ‘religious freedom and minority rights’ was organised by South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAP-Pk) at a local hotel
  • PSL spot-fixing case: PCB tribunal places 5-year ban on Sharjeel Khan

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)-appointed Anti-Corruption Unit on Wednesday awarded Sharjeel Khan a five-year ban in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case, DawnNews reported...

    According to DawnNews, Khan will not be able to play any form of cricket for at least 30 months, after which he may be allowed to play domestic cricket until the completion of the ban — subject to the terms and conditions set by PCB
  • South Korea, Saudi Arabia book World Cup places

    KUALA LUMPUR: South Korea secured a ninth straight appearance at the World Cup with a 0-0 draw against Uzbekistan on Tuesday while Saudi Arabia claimed their place at the finals in Russia next year with a 1-0 victory over Japan...

    Saudi substitute Fahad Al Muwallad scored a spectacular winner for Bert van Marwijk’s side, who qualified for the first time since 2006 with victory over a Japan team that had already reached the finals
  • Sindh bans cattle markets except at designated places

    KARACHI: The Sindh government, in exercise of powers conferred on it by Section 144(6) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), on Tuesday imposed a ban on establishing of cattle markets within the local limits or jurisdiction of the Karachi Division except at designated places with immediate effect until Sept 4, said an official handout issued here...

    It said the designated places where cattle markets could be established are...

  • GARDENING: IN SHADY PLACES

    Many of us have garden areas — or balconies/verandas — that are largely in the shade, which some people feel are not suitable for the cultivation of vegetables and herbs...

    This, however, is not always the case as there are many varieties of vegetables and herbs that grow far better in partial — not full — shade than they do in a full day of direct sunlight
  • 2,310 policemen guard 1,253 worship places: report

    The Sindh Police has prepared a report and sent it to the provincial home department stating that a total of 1,253 worship places belonging to different religious minorities have been documented in Sindh...

    A total of 2,310 policemen have been deputed to guard all those places...

  • Happiest places on earth

    NEW YORK: Switzerland tops a global ranking of happiness, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada in a comprehensive study unveiled by academics in New York on Thursday...

    The 2015 World Happiness Report is the third annual report that seeks to quantify and explain happiness in 158 countries as a means of influencing government policy across the planet
  • ‘Steps being taken to protect places of worship’

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Minister for Minority Affairs Gyan Chand Esrani has said the foremost responsibility of his department is to ensure protection of religious places of minorities...

    The government is taking certain steps, including induction of Hindu youths into police, raising of boundary walls of temples and fencing them with barbed wires and installation of CCTV cameras and other equipment, to ensure protection of religious...

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