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    Mifepristone Trade Names In Pakistan

  • US shares names of 20 terror groups with Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The White House retains a list of 20 terrorist groups that the Trump administration claims are operating in Pakistan and Afghanistan and is believed to have shared this list with Pakistani officials, diplomatic sources told Dawn...

    Mr Tillerson told the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday that Pakistan was willing to target terrorists if provided specific information about their whereabouts and Washington plans...

  • Pakistan names special envoy for Afghanistan

    KARACHI: In what appears to be an attempt to strengthen its role in the ongoing Afghanistan peace process, the government has appointed veteran diplomat Mohammad Sadiq as Pakistan’s first special envoy for Afghanistan...

    The development comes ahead of a visit of United States Special Represen­tative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, who, according to the State Department, embarked on a new round of diplomatic trips to...

  • REVIEW: What really is in a name?:Names by Tariq Rahman

    ASK anyone in Pakistan or elsewhere the process of how he/she was named, and there is a little bit of a history attached; often times simple, sometimes a bit complicated but mostly quite interesting...

    My father’s name for instance is an amalgamation of his two grandfather’s names, Azeiz and Aman, forming his, Azeiz-ul-Aman, followed by the family name, Zuberi...

  • Terror list with 37 names is fake, IB chief tells lawmakers

    ISLAMABAD: The director general of the Intelligence Bureau met several parliamentarians on Friday only to assure them that a list containing their names and accusing them of having links with banned outfits was a fake document and not issued by his agency...

    Having names of 37 lawmakers who were alleged to have links with banned outfits, the list first came to light when a private television channel aired a report claiming that former...

  • PM, Shah discuss six names for NAB chief’s post

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Tuesday exchanged names for the appointment of the new chairman of National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

    Talking to a group of reporters after his second meeting in as many days with the prime minister, Mr Shah disclosed that both the government and the opposition had proposed three names each for the important...

  • NAB moves to put names of Sharif, four relatives on ECL

    A senior official told Dawn on condition of anonymity that NAB Lahore had written to its headquarters requesting that Hussain and Hassan’s names be placed on the ECL...

    The NAB spokesman in Islamabad confirmed the other three names — Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Capt Safdar — that had been recommended by NAB Lahore to be placed on ECL...

  • PCB names umpires for Independence Cup

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced a panel of umpires for next week's Independence Cup, which will be played between Pakistan and the World XI at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium...

    Aleem Dar, Pakistan's most prominent international cricket umpire, and Ahsan Raza ? both of the Emirates Elite Panel of the International Cricket Council Umpires ? will officiate in the series opener at the Gaddafi Stadium on Sept 12...

  • PCB names 14-member women's cricket squad for New Zealand series

    An interim selection committee headed by former Pakistan batsman Basit Ali on Tuesday announced the women's team under the captaincy of Bismah Maroof for the series against New Zealand...

    The series will be Pakistan's first since the team's win-less women's World Cup campaign earlier this year, following which Sana Mir was replaced by Maroof as the skipper...

  • PHF names camp probables for World League semis

    Both Rashad and Rizwan were not part of the Pakistan team which recently toured Australia and South Korea as they were playing league in Europe...

    The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) also axed three coaches Nasir Ali, Sameer Hussain and Malik Shafqat to reduce the cost...

  • SC wants TV channels to reveal names of owners

    ISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of the Axact degree awarding fiasco, the Supreme Court came up on Wednesday with a suggestion calling upon private television channels to follow the practice of revealing the names of their owners as was done by the print media which published the names of editors and publishers...

    Also read: Axact episode echoes in SCThe chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pem­ra) assured...

  • China names 100 fugitives suspected of corruption

    BEIJING: China has issued a list of its top 100 officials and others wanted on suspicion of corruption who are believed to have fled abroad, the latest step in President Xi Jinping’s aggressive campaign to rein in graft...

    Photos of the suspects were splashed across two pages of the official China Daily newspaper on Thursday, along with their suspected crimes and personal information such as ages, hometowns and languages they speak
  • Saudi king names new heir to throne in govt shakeup

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday named his powerful Interior Minister as heir to the throne and a son as second in line, under a shakeup that also saw the world's longest-serving foreign minister replaced...

    A royal decree removed Crown Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz bin Saud and replaced him with Interior Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who headed a crackdown on Al-Qaeda a decade ago
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