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  • Hurriyat leaders barred from attending Pakistan Day function, says FO

    Pakistan on Wednesday expressed concern over the arrest and detention of Hurriyat leaders in India-held Kashmir, said a statement released from Foreign Office (FO)...

    The statement added that Hurriyat leaders, Syed Ali Shah Geelani , Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Yasin Malik, Shabbir Shah, Asiya Andrabi were arrested or detained in order to prevent them from attending the Pakistan Day function...

  • Younis unlikely to attend ‘farewell’ function

    LAHORE: Although retired Younis Khan has announced that he won’t be attending the farewell function being held in honour of three former Pakistan captains here on Thursday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) still held hopes the World Twenty20-winning skipper attend...

    Well-informed sources told Dawn that the PCB had made contacts with Younis twice but he had refused the invitation because he felt unhappy over the decision of holding the...

  • Banks shy away from their core function — lending

    The study explores the various possible factors for the reforms falling short of their objectives: was there a problem in their design, or implementation?Was their success marred by unhelpful macroeconomic environment; or did the delay in reforms in other sectors of the economy (for instance fiscal, debt) prove unhelpful?Currently, banks are not effectively performing their core function: channelling depositors’ savings into loans for...

  • Sarfraz, Hasan, Fakhar, Ruman and Younis feted at grand function

    KARACHI: Four of Pakistan’s ICC Champions Trophy-winning squad members, including skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, were honoured by the Quetta Gladiators management at a glittering ceremony on Monday night...

    Sarfraz along with Hasan Ali, a rising bowling star of Pakistan cricket who was declared player-of-the-tournament during the competition held in England last month, dashing opener Fakhar Zaman and pacer Rumman Raees Khan were presented...

  • Wedding function rules: reply sought from govt

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Punjab government on a petition challenging restrictions of one-dish and limited time for wedding functions under the Punjab Marriage Functions Ordinance of 2016 and its implementation on houses...

    A member of the public challenged the ordinance promulgated by the Punjab government for regulations of marriage functions and other related ceremonies
  • Sindh govt takes away key municipal function from local bodies

    KARACHI: While the Pakistan Peoples Party-led provincial government has deprived local government institutions of a number of powers, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and other local bodies across the province have been relieved of their prime responsibility of solid waste collection and disposal under the Sindh Local Government Act, 2013...

    Karachi has presented the look of a big garbage dump ever since the Sindh government,...

  • Function in New York

    NEW YORK: Pakistan Day was celebrated at the Pakistan House in New York on Wednesday with the hoisting of the national flag by Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, said a press release...

    Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi read out the Pakistan Day message of President Mamnoon Hussain and Raja Ali Ejaz, Consul General, New York, read out the message of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

  • United Nations unable to function in held Kashmir due to India's non-cooperation

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday regretted the fact that the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) was unable to fully function in held Kashmir due to India’s non-cooperation...

    Pakistan's Permanent Representative to UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi, in the meeting with the top diplomat, asked the UN secretary general to ensure that UNMOGIP is able to report facts independently regarding...

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