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  • Brilliant athlete Nadia Nazir dies in road accident

    SAHIWAL: Brilliant athlete Nadia Nazir breathed her last in a hospital at Bahawalnagar on Saturday after she got critically injured in a road accident while returning with her husband Hafiz Muddasir and seven-year-old son Ozaffa after attending a marriage ceremony of her in-laws...

    Adil Nazir, her younger brother, was at her side in the hopsital when she expired...

  • ‘Inappropriate’ remarks: Imran Nazir’s assembly membership suspended

    LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly membership of former provincial minister Khwaja Imran Nazir was suspended and he was barred from attending rest of the sittings of the ongoing session for uttering “inappropriate” remarks against the panel of chairmen as well as the law minister on Thursday...

    As the law minister took the floor to pacify the opposition, Khwaja Imran Nazir passed some inappropriate remarks against him...

  • UK committee publishes scathing report on Lord Nazir

    LONDON: A day after British Pakistani Lord Nazir Ahmed tweeted that he has stepped down from his role in the UK House of Lords after 20 years of service, a report published by the Upper House revealed that a conduct committee recommended he be expelled after an inquiry into sexual misconduct...

    He nonetheless misleadingly induced her to visit him at his house under the pretext of offering to assist her as a member of the House of...

  • Nazir Sahib’s foreign policy

    When an Indian spokesman or any other advises a foreign government to desist from interfering in their ‘internal affairs’ they remind me of an attitude that Lucknow’s Nazir Khan Sahib is remembered for...

    Nazir drove father’s 1948 Ford Prefect with steady pride and transient moods...

  • ‘Lums seminar’ on Balochistan held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: “There were dead bodies found in Balochistan with Pakistan Zindabad carved into their skins,” Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur said on Saturday, at a seminar which had to be relocated to a different city for it to be held...

    While it was finally held at Kuch Khaas in Islamabad on Saturday, M...

  • Four ‘target killers’ from Karachi held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Four men allegedly involved in incidents of target killings in Karachi and robberies in the federal capital have been arrested here, Dawn has learnt through reliable sources...

    Know more: Contract killers to be arrested in next phase of Karachi operationThe arrests were made during an investigation into some incidents of robbery in Islamabad, most of them taking place outside banks and involving people who had drawn cash...

  • Moral brigade active in Islamabad again

    ISLAMABAD: Are they back – the moral brigades that blackened the faces of women on advertisement boards in 2007?At least that is what people feared when they found bared arms and faces of models on billboards defaced in Super Market during Eid shopping spree...

    “Islamabad has no culture of hooliganism...

  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

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