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  • Sectarian leader’s name included in Fourth Schedule list

    GUJRAT: Punjab home department has included the name of chief of Aalmi Tanzeem Ahle Sunnat, Peer Muhammad Afzal Qadri, in the list of Fourth Schedule of the anti-terrorism law on the recommendation of the district administration and law enforcement agencies...

    They also sought inclusion of the name of some local “influential elements” who, according to them, had actually been extending practical support to banned militant outfits... ...

  • North Korea 'full of rage, anger' over name being put on US 'wretched' terror list

    “Our army and people are full of rage and anger towards the heinous gangsters who dared to put the name of our sacred country in this wretched list of 'terrorism',” North Korean state news agency KCNA quoted a foreign ministry spokesperson as saying...

    “The nuclear weapons of the DPRK are the deterrence to safeguard our sovereignty,” it said, using the initials of the North's official name...

  • Bolt’s name missing from 100m list

    But Bolt’s name was missing from a list of athletes for the 100m released by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) late on Wednesday...

    Bolt had been entered along with Yohan Blake, Asafa Powell and Nesta Carter in the preliminary list published by the JAAA on Sunday...

  • Cyril Almeida's name removed from Exit Control List

    The government on Friday removed the name of Dawn staffer Cyril Almeida from the Exit Control List (ECL), confirmed a notification issued from the Ministry of Interior...

    Earlier today, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan assured the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) and the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) that Dawn staffer Cyril Almeida's name would be removed from the ECL...

  • PIA CEO's name put on Exit Control List, says Nisar

    Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Bernd Hildenbrand has been put on the “exit control list” (ECL), which forbids individuals from leaving the country, due to an ongoing probe into the lease of planes from a Sri Lankan carrier...

    “(Hildenbrand's) name was placed on ECL some two or three days back,” Khan told reporters in Karachi, outlining concerns about management of PIA...

  • Interior ministry places former ISI chief Durrani's name on Exit Control List on military's request

    The interior ministry on Tuesday placed the name of former director general of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) retired Lt Gen Asad Durrani on Exit Control List (ECL) on the recommendation of the military's Intelligence Directorate, Rawalpindi, citing an ongoing inquiry against him...

    The competent authority has been approached to place the name of Lieutenant General Asad Durrani (retd) on Exit Control List (ECL),” ISPR Director...

  • LHC seeks reply from NAB on Maryam's plea to remove name from no-fly list

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking a reply from the anti-graft watchdog as it resumed hearing PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz's petition seeking removal of her name from the no-fly list...

    The federal cabinet in December last year had decided not to remove Maryam's name from the exit control list (ECL) in the Al Azizia Steel Mills reference...

  • Govt considers putting Shahbaz’s name on no-fly list

    ISLAMABAD: The government seems to be determined to place the name of Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif on the no-fly list “so that he could not escape and face fresh corruption cases being made against him”...

    “It is under consideration, and it should happen that the name of Shahbaz Sharif should be placed on the ECL (Exit Control List),” said Information Minister Shibli Faraz at a...

  • Govt asked to name Shangla college after Pashto poet

    SHANGLA: The writers and literati have demanded of the government to name Alpuri Degree College after renowned poet Hafiz Alpuri and include Pashto language in curriculum of educational institutions...

    He said that the name of Sufi poet Hafiz Alpuri was still alive in the minds of people...

  • Karachi included in World Monument Watch List for 2018

    KARACHI: The built heritage of Karachi — referred to as ‘Historic Karachi’ — has recently been included in the list of 25 sites constituting the World Monument Watch List for 2018...

    This important development would help highlight the case of Karachi’s historical sites imperilled by massive population growth and infrastructural development...

  • CITIES: A KARACHI BY ANY OTHER NAME

    Defining Karachi is always difficult...

    Is it a port city or an industrial hub? Can Karachi best be described as the city of Urdu speakers or is it actually a mini Pakistan? The truth is that Karachi is so large in terms of both area and population, that its neighbourhoods can easily be thought of as distinct towns, each with its own subculture and history...

  • Analysis: In the name of Karachi

    KARACHI: With the so-called “million march” of the Pak Sarzameen Party, held on May 14, unable to make a major impact, this season of protests, public meetings and sit-ins in the name of rights for the people of Karachi is coming to an end as political parties will pause for breath in the month of Ramazan...

    The parties, whether ruling or in opposition, are trying to entice voters by holding sit-ins, taking out rallies and organising...

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