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    Jang Rawalpindi 22 Nov 2015

  • 'Sab Se Bari Jang' launched

    It happened on Saturday evening when a book detailing the movement for freedom of expression of 1977-78 titled Sab Se Bari Jang, written and compiled by eminent journalist and poet Ahfazur Rehman, was launched at the Arts Council...

  • REVIEW: In the name of freedom:Ahfazur Rahman's Sub Se Barri Jang

    The names of those sentenced to whipping by a military court on May 13, 1978, must be recorded for history — Khawar Naeem Hashmi of Musawaat, Lahore (four lashes and six months of rigorous imprisonment or RI), Nasir Zaidi of Nawa-i-Multan, Multan (five lashes, one-year RI), Iqbal Jafri of The Sun, Karachi — not to be confused with the BBC correspondent, the late Iqbal Jafri (five lashes, one-year RI) and Masoodullah Khan of The Pakistan...

  • Jang Group executive director kidnapped in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Gunmen have kidnapped Jang Group Executive Director Abid Abdullah in Peshawar, a senior police official said Thursday...

    Mushtaq Khan said that Abdullah, who arrived in Peshawar from Islamabad on Tuesday, was seized as he left for a hotel after visiting the local printer for Jang...

  • Jang group 'must clarify' why correction of 'fake news' wasn't published: CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday ordered The News and Urdu daily Jang to publish a clarification explaining why the newsgroup failed to run a correction regarding a news story that appeared in the newspapers on Monday claiming the CJP wanted Shahbaz Sharif to be the next prime minister...

    The CJP on Monday took notice of a "fake news" story published in The News and Jang dailies titled "Wants Shahbaz Sharif...

  • Pakistan Investment Conference from Nov 4

    ISLAMABAD: The two-day ‘Pakistan Investment Conference’, ogranised by the Board of Investment (BoI), will open in the capital on November 4, BoI Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail said on Friday...

    The event aims at highlighting investment opportunities in Pakistan and project a soft image of the country
  • New SC bench appointed to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on Nov 28

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered the constitution of a three-member special bench to hear a petition pertaining to the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on November 28...

    In an appeal, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has asked the apex court "in the interest of justice, fair play and equity" to set aside a 2014 judgement from the Lahore High Court (LHC) to shut the case
  • Hamid denies playing role in Nov 3 emergency

    Mr Hamid said he was not part of the team which implemented or executed the Nov 3 emergency...

    The special court on Nov 21, 2014 ordered the federal government to include Hamid, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz and former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar as co-accused in high treason case...

  • SC fixes Panama Papers case hearing for Nov 1

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has fixed the hearing of the Panama Papers leaks case for Nov 1 — only a day before the planned lockdown of the capital by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

    When asked if he had received any notice from the court office about the fate of his second petition, Advocate Tariq Asad said he was planning to move an application on Saturday with a request to hear the matter either on Monday (Oct 24) or on Nov 1,...

  • Timely polls possible only if law amended by Nov 10, says ECP

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has made it clear that timely holding of the next general elections will be possible only if the law to provide for fresh delimitation on the basis of provisional census results is enacted by Nov 10...

    He said that delimitation would be possible with a dint of hard work only if the amendment process was completed by Nov 10...

  • MQM-P vows to go ahead with Nov 5 rally

    KARACHI: In what appeared to be an attempt to deflect attention from its organisational weaknesses and defections, a beleaguered Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan went into defiance mode on Wednesday and announced it would hold its planned protest rally on Nov 5 despite the refusal of the Sindh government to grant it permission...

    On Oct 22, the MQM-P had announced that it would hold a rally on Nov 5 outside the Quaid’s mausoleum...

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