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  • Council of Islamic Ideology terms certain sections of NAB law 'un-Islamic'

    The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday termed some sections of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, as going against the Shariah...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, chairman of the CII, Dr Qibla Ayaz, said the council held a two-day-long meeting during which it concluded that sections 14-D, 15-A and 26 of the NAO were un-Islamic...

  • LDA’s official website

    THE official website of the Lahore Development Authority, which is the most pertinent portal for obtaining property-related information, is never found in working condition...

    If proper working of the LDA’s website is ensured, it can reduce the people’s problems as regards property-related information...

  • Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author

    Swiss academic and Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan has denied rape allegations levelled against him by French activist and author Henda Ayari, Arab News reported on Sunday...

    Ramadan, a professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford University, is also the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna...

  • Gandhara International University gets green light

    TAXILA: The government plans to establish the Gandhara International University in Taxila, in an effort to revive the 3,000-year-old Buddhist university of ancient Taxila and make Pakistan a centre for interfaith harmony and Buddhism studies...

    The chairperson of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) as well as the steering committee of the project, Siddiqul Farooque, told Dawn that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had formally approved...

  • Official: Islamic State blows up tower tombs in Syria's Palmyra

    DAMASCUS: A Syrian government official in charge of antiquities says that militants belonging to Daesh or the self-styled Islamic State group have destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra...

    UN cultural agency Unesco has said Islamic State's actions were war crimes aimed at wiping out evidence of Syria's diverse cultural history...

  • Police remove Islamic State flag waving in Islamabad

    A flag similar to that of the militant Islamic State (IS) group was seen waving in Islamabad's Khana area on Sunday morning, before being removed by the local police after a citizen reported the matter...

    Khan, who was taken in by the police, said in his statement that he was travelling on the Sixth Road in Islamabad when he saw the flag...

  • Protests over ‘pro-Beijing’ official’s appointment at HK university

    HONG KONG: Large crowds protested in Hong Kong on Sunday after a pro-Beijing official was appointed to a senior role at the main university, as fears grow over what critics see as political interference in the city’s education system...

    The protesters held banners that read “defend the university’s autonomy” and “uphold academic freedom”...

  • Nawabshah university official’s son picked up in woman’s mysterious death case

    DADU: The Jamshoro police said on Thursday that they raided the residence of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (Nawabshah) registrar Ghulam Rasool Khaskheli in the Syedabad area and arrested his son, Anis Khaskheli, in connection with the mysterious death of Sindh University student, Naila Rind, whose body was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her hostel room on Sunday...

    The registrar, when contacted for his comment, confirmed...

  • NA passes University of Islamabad bill

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill allowing establishment of University of Islamabad...

    The bill, the University of Islamabad Bill 2019, was moved by Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage Wajiha Akram...

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