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  • RAW paid Raymond Davis to write anti-Pakistan book, says Rehman Malik

    ISLAMABAD: Terming CIA contractor Raymond Davis’s book, The Contractor, a pack of lies, former interior minister Rehman Malik has claimed that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) had paid Davis to write the book in order to malign Pakistan’s army and democratic institutions...

    Mr Malik claimed that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) government and the military establishment had decided not to release Davis till he was acquitted by...

  • How the HEC is wronging Pakistan's scholars

    The Social Sciences discipline has long remained an extremely neglected and mistreated subject area in Pakistan...

    But, it seems the Higher Education Commission (HEC), which should be spearheading this cause, is yet to even recognise the actual role assigned to universities when it comes to Social Sciences...

  • Swat: Parveen Rehman’s services for marginalised communities praised

    MINGORA: A number of civil society activists in Swat on Sunday marked the death anniversary of the renowned social worker, Parveen Rehman, who was murdered near her office in Orangi Town, Karachi, on March 13, 2013...

    Highlighting different aspects of Perveen Rehman’s life at a gathering, Fazal Noor, a social worker, said that she wanted to work for the marginalised communities for which she quit her job and joined the Orangi Pilot...

  • Suspect confessed to involvement in Perween Rehman murder plan, ATC told

    KARACHI: A suspect detained a couple of months ago has confessed to his involvement in planning the murder of director of the Orangi Pilot Project Perween Rehman, according to a supplementary charge-sheet filed in an antiterrorism court on Monday...

    The suspect, Mohammad Imran Swati, allegedly belonging to the Awami National Party, also told interrogators during questioning that a member of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan along...

  • Sherry Rehman files papers for Senate seat

    KARACHI: PPP vice president Sherry Rehman filed on Friday nomination papers for a general seat of the Senate from Sindh that had fallen vacant after resignation of Abdul Latif Ansari who had been elected to the upper house of parliament in March on the party’s ticket...

    Also read: Sherry Rehman set to become senatorThe scrutiny of papers, according to the schedule for the by-election, will be held on Saturday and Ms Rehman is likely...

  • Media owners, journalists must stay connected: I.A. Rehman

    Rehman looked back at his life at the Lahore Press Club on Saturday evening, reminding the journalists and media owners of the need to connect to each other and to society to protect the freedom for which his generation had struggled a lot...

    Mr Rehman, who has been a writer, editor, trade unionist, rights and peace activist, recalled the times when “the newspaper owners would dictate policy of their publications in the early days of...

  • Local ANP leaders hired Taliban militants to assassinate Parveen Rehman, suspect tells JIT

    A suspect, who was arrested last month, reportedly confessed to his involvement in the assassination of prominent social activist Parveen Rehman and informed the Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) that local leaders of Awami National Party had hired Taliban militants to assassinate Rehman, it emerged on Sunday...

    The police had arrested Amjad Hussain from Manghopir area on October 24 in connection with the murder of Rehman and registered...

  • Suspect in Parveen Rehman murder case arrested, claim police

    Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a suspect in Parveen Rehman murder case from Manghopir area of Karachi...

    Also read: Perween Rahman's murder: the great cover-upParveen Rehman, a media-shy social worker who devoted her life to the development of the impoverished neighbourhoods across the country, was gunned down near her office in Karachi's Orangi Town on March 13, 2013...

  • Rehman Malik asks PML-N should avoid policy of confrontation

    LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Rehman Malik has cautioned the PML-N that confrontational politics may be damaging for the country as well as the ruling party...

    ”He termed the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a successful project and criticised India for conspiring to get the trade route closed while nowhere in the world trade routes are closed...

  • Sherry Rehman set to become senator

    ISLAMABAD: PPP Senator Abdul Latif Ansari tendered his resignation on Friday to pave the way for the party’s Vice President Sherry Rehman to become member of the upper house of parliament...

    According to PPP Spokesman Senator Farhatullah Babar, Mr Ansari has resigned so that Ms Rehman could replace him...

  • Tribute to Rashid Rehman

    MULTAN: The first death anniversary of human rights activist, lawyer and regional coordinator for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Rashid Rehman, was observed here on Thursday...

    A seminar to pay a tribute to Rashid Rehman, highlighting the difficulties of human rights activists, was organised by the HRCP’s Special Task Force at the Multan Press Club...

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