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  • Pakistan Sunni Tehreek, allies distance themselves from TLP protest call

    HYDERABAD: Leaders of Pakistan Sunni Tehreek (PST) and its allied parties have distanced themselves from Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pak­istan’s (TLP) call for coun­trywide protest on Nov 25 and said they were never part of TLP...

    They demanded immediate release of activists of Tanzeemat-i-Ahle Sunnat, a conglomerate of various religious parties including Pakistan Sunni Tehreek, Jamaat Ahle Sunnat, Darul Uloom Ahsanul Barkat, Dargah Syedna...

  • Parties distance themselves from PTI’s call for poll audit

    LAHORE: With rejection of the rigging allegations by the Judicial Commission, opposition parties which have so far been supporting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s call for audit of the 2013 general election, have started distancing themselves from the demand...

    Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) of Maulana Tahirul Qadri, which was dubbed as political “cousin” of the PTI during Islamabad sit-in, also says that Imran Khan should give his...

  • Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance Iran

    Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's visit to Saudi Arabia at the end of July signalled the Gulf Sunni powerhouse's ambition to distance its Iranian foe from policy-making in Baghdad...

    “We're still a long way from Iraqi-Saudi relations coming anywhere near the depth or complexity of Iraqi-Iranian ties,” he said...

  • Imran urges PML-N to distance itself from Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday warned the PML-N that it will "ruin itself" if it does not distance itself from former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family...

    "The PML-N has a golden chance to distance itself from Nawaz Sharif and his corrupt family," he said while addressing a press conference in the federal capital on Monday...

  • Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

    Bahrain's foreign minister, keeping up the pressure on Qatar in a deepening Arab row, reiterated on Thursday a demand that Doha distance itself from Iran and stop support for "terrorist organisations"...

    "Qatar has to redress its path and has to go back to all previous commitments, it has to stop media campaigns and has to distance itself from our number one enemy, Iran," he said...

  • Government warns MQM to distance itself from Altaf Hussain or suffer consequences

    Talking in DawnNews’ show Doosra Rukh, Prime Minister's Spokesperson Dr Musadik Malik said "MQM would be allowed to continue their political activities in Pakistan, however, they will have to amend their constitution and disassociate from their chief"...

    He added that Muhajirs are the “asset of Pakistan”, but repeated his earlier message of "disassociation with Altaf Hussain"...

  • 'Highly offensive': GOP lawmakers distance selves from Trump

    WASHINGTON: Dismayed Republicans scrambled for cover Tuesday from Donald Trump's inflammatory response to the Orlando massacre, while President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton delivered fiery denunciations that underscored the potential peril for the GOP...

    President Barack Obama angrily denounced Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric on Tuesday, blasting the views of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee as a threat to...
  • UoP to offer prisoners distance education

    PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar has decided to extend its distance education programme to the prisoners across the province...

    The council decided to set up a centre in the Central Jail Peshawar for distance education of prisoners...

  • Going the distance with Sohai

    From dabbling in Minglish theatre not so long ago to the mini screen and then a handful of serials later, she has become one of the hottest and the most sought-after stars...

    In Pakistan, women have to work even harder because actresses have an expiry date on their screen life...

  • HEC bans 13 universities' MPhil, PhD distance learning programmes

    The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has suspended admissions for MPhil and PhD distance learning programmes administered by 13 universities over the latter's failure to meet various quality standards set by the commission...

    "Further admissions in any of the distance education programmes being offered by universities are stopped immediately till finalisation of recommendation[s] by the committee," read a missive sent to the...

  • Withdraw notification for 6-inch distance between students, teachers’ body tells varsity

    ISLAMABAD: The Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) has demanded the Bahria University withdraw a recently issued notification directing male and female students to maintain a distance of six inches when together...

    It was added to its ‘Dress Code Compliance’ and stated: “All students are hereby directed to strictly abide by the dress code while in university...

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