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  • Naat recitation to start NA session

    ISLAMABAD: Starting on Wednesday, the National Assembly will open its daily session with a Naat recitation...

    While presenting the motion, Mr Safdar stated that love for Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was a part of every Muslim’s faith and mandatory recitation of Naat would add to the respect of the house...

  • MQM wants to make reciting of ‘Naat’ in NA mandatory

    ISLAMABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) members of the National Assembly on Tuesday sought to make reciting of ‘Naat’ mandatory in the house...

    Proposing amendment to rule numbers 48, 69 and 112 of the Rules and Procedure and Conduct of the National Assembly, MQM MNA Sheikh Salahuddin said reciting of Naat followed by recitation of the Holy Quran on daily basis should be made part of the rules...

  • Naat contest

    KARACHI: The 30th Bain-ul-Madaris Naat Competition-2015 is being organised in a hotel here on June 27...

    The competition will be hosted by the Pakistan Crescent Youth Organisation...

  • City diary: Breeding blues as female animal slaughter continues in Lahore

    The butchers ‘mafia’ seems to be active in unlawful slaughter of useful animals in Lahore despite crackdown on such elements, and the situation has raised concerns about breeding and provision of wholesome meat to the people...

    Under section 3 (1) of the Punjab Animals’ Slaughtering Control Act-1963, the female animals — such as she-goats, cows, buffaloes and calves fall under category of useful animals and their slaughter and sale of...

  • ADB appoints first female director in Pakistan

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Xiaohong Yang as the new Country Director for Pakistan...

    According to ADB press statement, Yang, who assumed office on April 24 is ADB's first female Country Director in Pakistan as well as the first Chinese national...

  • Pakistan gets first female ADB head

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has appointed Ms Xiaohong Yang as the first woman country director for Pakistan...

    The appointment of a Chinese national reflects ADB’s support to the country’s development goals through initiatives such as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and the Central Asian Regional Cooperation (CAREC)...

  • California killing: Female assailant was from Pakistan, CAIR claims

    SAN BERNARDINO: The female assailant gunned down following the shooting rampage in a banquet at a social services centre for the disabled in San Bernardino, California, was of Pakistani origin, claimed Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of CAIR (Council of American Islamic Relations)...

    Farook's family was originally from South Asia, while Malik was believed to be from Pakistan and had lived in Saudi Arabia...

  • Pakistan's female boxers set to make history at South Asian Games

    Khoushleem Bano, Rukhsana Perveen and Sofia Javed are set to make history by becoming the first ever female boxers to represent Pakistan in an international event...

    The three boxers were the most notable picks as the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) named its men's and women's boxing squads for the upcoming South Asian Games on Wednesday...

  • Inside the life of Pakistan’s first female string theorist

    Tasneem Zehra Husain, Pakistan’s first female string theorist at the mere age of 26, recently published her new book Only the Longest Threads, which fictionalises major breakthroughs in physics through the minds of the people who lived in those periods of discovery, reports the MIT Technology Review Pakistan...

    While still a post-doc, she helped found the Lahore University of Managment Sciences (LUMS) School of Science and...

  • ‘Pakistan should raise female cueists to compete with India’

    KARACHI: Indian 15-Red champion Amee Kamani has proposed that Pakistan should also raise women cueists in order to have bilateral competitions between the two nations...

    “Like other sports including cricket and table tennis, Pakistan should take initiative by discovering and grooming women snooker players,” she told Dawn on the sidelines of the World 6-Reds and team snooker championships at Movenpick hotel on Saturday...

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