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  • Hooligans in high professions

    Sizeable sections of Pakistan’s professional classes are outright hooligans and gangsters...

    The subcontinent has seen multiple kinds of violence for a century but such gross inhumanity from Pakistan’s educated ones is brand new...

  • Pakistan, India respected partners, says US

    NEW YORK: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said that both Pakistan and India are friends and partners of the United States and there is no Indo-Pak hyphenation from its perspective...

    Speaking at the Council of Foreign Relations here ahead of his three-day visit to India, Mr Carter said: “The US has a ‘whole global agenda’ with India, covering all issues, while the relationship with Pakistan has to do with issues of terrorism...

  • Nawaz thinks vote is respected only when it goes to him: CM Bizenjo

    While speaking at the launch ceremony of a book authored by PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain in Lahore, he said that Sharif talks about the vote being respected — "but only when his candidate wins"...

    "Had Nawaz Sharif's candidate won, the vote would have been respected but now that someone else has won, the vote has not been respected but it has been 'dishonoured' instead...

  • Kohli’s opinion needs to be respected: Kapil

    KOLKATA: Former great Kapil Dev, who is heading of the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) that will appoint the next head coach agreed with his colleague Shantha Rangaswamy that India skipper Virat Kohli’s opinion ‘needs to be respected’...

  • Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

    WASHINGTON: An international index for press freedom places Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists – along with the Philippines and Bangladesh – as the world observed on Thursday the “Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists...

    ”The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by an international media advocacy group – Reporters Without Borders – ranked Pakistan 139th out of 180 countries survey for the...

  • Pakistan Army is world's most accomplished force: Gen Raheel

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Monday said the Pakistan Army was the “most accomplished” force the world now recognised after having “cleansed large remote areas of terrorists in the most treacherous terrain and in the most trying circumstances...

    A hundred “Fittest of the Fit” and five “Super Fit” soldiers of Pakistan Army were awarded certificates and insignias...

  • This is very much Zia's Pakistan, the most influential man after Jinnah

    You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this State of Pakistan...

    You may belong to any religion, caste or creed—that has nothing to do with the business of the state,” he had guaranteed the people who were about to inherit a new homeland, in his presidential address to the first Constituent Assembly of Pakistan in Karachi on 11 August, 1947...

  • Minority faith groups should feel their rights are the most secure in Pakistan: Supreme Court

    While wrapping up proceedings in a suo motu case pertaining to the preservation of minorities' rights in Pakistan, a three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal, directed that the state make special considerations for people belonging to minority faiths at the provincial and federal levels...

    "They [those belonging to minority faiths] should feel as if they are given special considerations compared to...

  • Taking the wheel on Pakistan’s ‘most dangerous’ road

    “I must be mad that I have been driving loaded truck on the road that is the most dangerous in Pakistan,” he cursed himself...

    “I spent most part of my 30-year driving life on road to Chitral,” said the 54-year-old driver while waiting for his turn as other Chitral-bound trucks were being loaded in Dir, trying to persuade the goods company’s manager to send him out of turn...

  • Shaping histories: The most influential books in Pakistan

    The books listed and reviewed below, all authored by Pakistanis, went on to construct socio-political narratives of large sections of Pakistan’s polity, and also abetted in the shaping of policies of the various governments since the inception of the country in August 1947...

    Abul Aala Mawdudi (1932)[English translation: Towards Understanding Islam (1959)]Pakistan emerged as a Muslim-majority state in 1947...

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