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    Condition Of Jails In Pakistan Face

  • Taliban entered Pakistan as migrants on condition they would disavow militancy: Aizaz Chaudhry

    The newly-appointed ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Chaudhry, on Thursday said that the Taliban had entered Pakistan as migrants, who had been told to steer clear of militant activities if they wanted to stay in the country...

    The unrest in Afghanistan will not be allowed to infiltrate into Pakistan," Chaudhry said, when asked for a comment on the supposed distinction between "the good and the bad" Taliban...

  • Pakistan has come out of toughest economic condition: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday emphasised the need to utilise digital media tools to portray the positive image of Pakistan as well as Islam, besides spreading the voice of oppressed people of India-held Kashmir across the globe...

    Talking to the delegation, Mr Khan said the country had come out of the toughest economic condition with the reduced fiscal deficit and revival of the investors’ confidence...

  • Seven convicts hanged in jails across Pakistan

    SARGODHA/FAISALABAD/LAHORE/TOBA TEK SINGH/GUJRANWALA/SAHIWAL: Seven death row convicts were sent to the gallows in jails across Pakistan in the early hours of Tuesday...

    His mercy appeals to higher courts and the President of Pakistan were rejected...

  • Migrants from Pakistan prefer jails abroad to returning home, moot told

    “They are mostly asylum seekers, who have torn up their passports and despite facing extreme hardship in jails, refuse voluntary repatriation or any assistance from Pakistani missions,” claimed Syed Zahid Raza from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Develop­ment...

  • Russian journalist in 'serious condition' after knife attack

    A Russian journalist was in a “serious condition” after an unknown assailant on Monday forced his way into the offices of a radio station critical of the Kremlin and stabbed her in the neck...

    ”Venediktov said he was told “there was no threat to life but she is in a serious condition,” adding that Felgengauer had been able to get out of the building on her own two feet...

  • Sikh pilgrims laud govt for better facilities, condition of temples

    TAXILA: Sikh pilgrims and their group leaders from various parts of India have appreciated the people and government of Pakistan for providing better pilgrimage facilities and keeping their places of worship in good condition...

    Talking to media persons, leaders of all Sikh committees, especially the Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Delhi and the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee of India, appreciated the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara...

  • US asked to condition Afghan aid to recognition of Durand Line

    WASHINGTON: The Uni­ted States needs to condition its aid to Afghanistan on the recognition of the Durand Line as Kabul’s refusal to recognise it unsettles Pakis­tan, a US lawmaker told a House Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs...

    Mr Sherman, who usually is harsh on Pakistan, put forth this suggestion at a House subcommittee hearing on “Maintaining US influence in South Asia,” on Thursday...

  • Condition waived to file tax affidavit for LG elections

    MANSEHRA: District returning officer Ameer Khattak has announced the people wanting to contest the upcoming local body elections no more need to file affidavit affirming that no criminal and tax evasion case is pending against them with the court...

    The announcement came amid complaints that stamp paper sellers are charging Rs1000 and more for such affidavits each
  • Passport condition introduced for entry to Afghanistan

    The officials insisted the passport condition had been introduced over the growing incidence of the production of forged documents by travellers...

    For the first two months after the restrictions were imposed, relaxations were made for Afghan transporters, who were allowed multiple entries to Pakistan on the production of valid route permits...

  • Hockey stadium in Faisalabad in pathetic condition

    FAISALABAD: The hockey stadium in Faisalabad is in a pathetic condition as its astroturf has completed its life span about eight years ago...

    Shed of players’ enclosure roof is placed along the wall of stairs while plaster of the ground at different points is also in a rundown condition...

  • Doctors’ cafeteria at Pims in poor condition

    ISLAMABAD: Doctors are supposed to know the importance of hygiene but their cafeteria at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) gives an opposite view...

    The condition of stove and its nearby counters seemed like they had never been cleaned...

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