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  • JNU student union leader imprisoned in Afzal Guru's old jail cell

    NEW DELHI: Kanhaiya Kumar, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) president who was arrested on sedition charges last week for organising an event on Afzal Guru, is being imprisoned in the same cell the Kashmiri activist was held in before he was hanged, Times of India reported...

    The 32-year-old student union leader’s arrest has sparked a major row over freedom of expression in India, where some rights campaigners say...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    In April 1985, Bushra Zaidi, a college student in Karachi, was killed in a traffic accident...

  • Student in Multan accuses professor, fellow student of raping her

    A female student from Bahahuddin Zakria University on Wednesday levelled allegations of sexual abuse against her professor and a fellow student, DawnNews reportedThe girl approached police along with her father and informed that she had reported her ordeal to the vice-chancellor of the university a year ago when the incident happened, but the administration failed to take any action against the accused...

  • Pakistan withdraws WTO case against European Union

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering withdrawing a suit filed against the European Union at the World Trade Organisation in 2014 over imposition of countervailing duties on export of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)...

    The EU had imposed countervailing duties on import of polyethylene terephthalate from Pakistan, Iran and the United Arab Emirates in June 2009...

  • ‘The European Union is a friend of Pakistan’

    KARACHI: “The European Union (EU) is a friend of Pakistan,” said Anne Marchal, EU Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan, during her lecture on ‘EU-Pakistan relations in current regional and international scenario’ organised by the Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi, on Tuesday...

    While categorically discussing areas in EU-Pakistan relations such as trade, policy,...

  • Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists concerned over notice served on Dawn

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed concern over a notice served by the Press Council of Pakistan on Dawn for what it called violating the Ethical Code of Conduct by publishing an interview of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif about the 2008 Mumbai attacks...

    “The unwarranted blocking of the distribution of one of the main independent newspapers has yet again shown that the military are determined...

  • Zimbabwe trade union marches to demand jobs

    HARARE: Around 200 hundred people from Zimbabwe’s main trade union on Saturday marched to government offices in Harare to demand that President Robert Mugabe fix the ailing economy and fulfil an election promise to create over 2 million jobs...

    The union held similar demonstrations in five cities across the country...

  • Trade union leaders condemn massacre of workers in Turbat

    ISLAMABAD: Trade union leaders and workers organisations all over the country have condemned the massacre of 20 labourers at Turbat in Balochistan and announced mourning for three days...

    The announcement was made by the All Pakistan Workers Confederation (APWC), a representative body of workers in the country, at a meeting held at the Labour Hall on Sunday...

  • South African union workers protest against corruption

    SOUTH Africa’s biggest union group held marches nationwide on Wednesday to protest what it alleges is chronic corruption fuelled by President Jacob Zuma and a prominent family of businessmen, reflecting public anger over a scandal that has ensnared several international companies...

    The demonstrations by thousands of members of the union group, which once supported Zuma, are unlikely to pose an immediate threat to the president, who...

  • EU, Turkey to update customs union

    BRUSSELS: The EU and Turkey agreed to update a 20-year-old customs union on Tuesday, while Brussels promised to address Ankara’s concerns about a huge European trade deal with the United States...

    The customs union was set up in 1995 as a stepping stone to EU accession...

  • Teachers protest union leaders’ arrest

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of teachers of government schools staged a protest demonstration on Monday outside the press club to condemn the arrest of Punjab Teachers’ Union central chief Hafiz Ghulam Muhayuddin and other office bearers in Lahore for demanding raise in salaries...

  • 51 union councils in Balochistan declared 'high risk' for polio

    QUETTA: 51 union councils in Balochistan have been declared to be at a 'high risk' for polio virus by the Balochistan Polio Emergency Cell...

    The Balochistan Health Department (BHD), Unicef and the World Health Organisation are formulating a strategy to launch an anti-polio campaign in the 51 'high risk' union councils, Dr Rehman said...

  • EU envoy at English Speaking Union

    Ambassador Jean-Francois Cautain delivered an eloquent talk at the English Speaking Union Pakistan (ESUP) at a dinner-reception at the residence of ESUP Islamabad president Khalid Malik...

    The topic for the evening was the role of the European Union in international cooperation, including with Pakistan...

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