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  • 'Proud to be Pakistani Hindu today': Senate body approves Hindu marriage bill

    In what appears to be a New Year's gift for Hindu minorities in Pakistan, the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously approved the much-awaited Hindu Marriages Bill on Monday...

    Earlier in September, the Natio­nal Assembly had passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, thus paving the way for the adoption of a comprehensive and widely-acceptable family law for Hindus living in Pakistan...

  • Gunbattle said to be occurring near Afghan military academy

    An Afghan official and an eyewitness say blasts have been heard and a gunbattle is occurring near a military academy in the capital Kabul...

    Afzal Aman, commander of the Army Garrison, says an army unit was attacked with hand grenades around the area of the Marshal Fahim academy Monday...

  • 2 Afghan generals fired over military academy assault

    Two Afghan generals and five other army officers have been fired and charged with negligence in connection with last week's deadly assault on a military academy in which 11 soldiers were killed, the Afghan defence ministry said on Wednesday...

    Afghan defence ministry spokesman Daulat Waziri told The Associated Press that the seven officers will be tried in a military court...

  • Six dead in IS-claimed blast at Kabul military academy

    KABUL: At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said...

    The Afghan IS affiliate said it had carried out the attack and claimed to have killed “50 military trainees”...

  • At least 30 killed in Libya military academy attack

    At least 30 people were killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday, the health ministry of the Tripoli-based government said in a statement on Sunday...

    Tripoli, controlled by the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), is facing an offensive by military commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) that began in April...

  • At least 5 dead in suicide attack on Afghan military academy

    A suicide attack targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital killed at least five people early on Tuesday, the first major assault in the city in months...

    The interior ministry, however, said six people died — two civilians and four military personnel —after the suicide bomber detonated the device at around 0230 GMT...

  • Red Bull Music Academy: Noahs Heark to be fourth musician to represent Pakistan

    Music producer Ziyad Habib, or Noahs Heark as he's popularly known to fans, will be the fourth electronic musician to represent Pakistan at Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA)...

    Dawn: Is there something in particular you're looking forward to at RBMA?Ziyad: The entirety of the experience!Dawn: Do you think platforms such as RBMA help Pakistani musicians grow and get recognition even after the workshops are over?Ziyad: “Yes! I feel like...

  • Saeed Ajmal allowed to reopen academy

    FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), following intervention of the Punjab government, has allowed senior Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal to reopen his cricket academy set up on the university land...

    Last Thursday, the UAF administration had issued a notification, which read: “The syndicate at its meeting held on Aug 29 last, keeping in view the security concerns and directive of the worthy governor/chancellor...

  • Harassment, rape allegations against notable cultural icon rattle Nobel literature academy

    The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, has been rattled by a sex scandal as several members, their wives and daughters accused an influential person with close ties to the prestigious institution of assault...

    Married to a writer with “close links to the Swedish Academy”, the man runs a cultural club showcasing exhibitions, readings and performances by both the cultural elite and hopefuls, including Nobel...

  • Academy considers expelling disgraced Harvey Weinstein

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was in emergency session on Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations...

    The academy, which organises the Oscars, issued a statement describing the nature of the allegations as “repugnant, abhorrent, and antithetical” to its standards ahead of the meeting of its 54-member board of governors...

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