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  • Pemra slaps five-day ban on Geo morning show for 'airing objectionable content'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Thursday slapped a five-day ban on Geo TV morning show 'Geo Pakistan' for airing 'indecent' content...

    A Pemra press release stated that the TV channel had been prohibited from broadcasting or rebroadcasting fresh, old or repeat content from April 3 to April 7 after it aired a clip of a man and woman kissing during its March 15 show, according to an earlier notice...

  • US senators struggle to define victory in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: Key US senators, who visited Pakistan and Afghanistan this week, appear divided on how to win the Afghan war: some prefer a military victory before negotiations, others seek a political solution...

    There is, however, one common thread in their statements published in the US media on Saturday: Pakistan needs to do more to force the Taliban to accept a political solution...

  • PM may define role in Saudi-led military alliance

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finalised on Tuesday the strategy for his upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia, where he is likely to define the role Pakistan will play in the 34-nation counter-terrorism alliance formed by the kingdom...

    Pakistan has kept its position on the alliance vague, but government ministers have on different occasions hinted that it could help in intelligence sharing, capacity building, provision of military...

  • How exactly does the Indian media define a 'terrorist'?

    On July 10, India woke up to startling pictures of massive crowds at the funeral of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in Tral, Kashmir...

    The disconnect between Kashmir and the rest of India was captured by the fact that even as Wani was a figure of mass adulation in the Valley, large sections of the Indian media had described him as a “terrorist” as it had reported on his killing by Indian security forces on July 8
  • My grades don’t define my intelligence

    Sadly, the complex education system in Pakistan and many countries fails to accept the intelligence in students without having its proof on a piece of paper...

    Due to what I faced that day, I realised there might be many Steve Jobs in our country, who may be college dropouts or C graders but have the potential to prove it to the world that grades don’t define them...

  • Gen Bajwa to define direction of operations’ new phase

    Pakistan has indicated the possibility of a bilateral meeting with India, but so far there has been no development in that direction, a top diplomatic source said...

    Speaking at the ceremony, retiring army chief Gen Sharif reflected on his tenure, particularly the fight against terrorism and the commencement of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

  • Traders want govt to clearly define hoarding, stock

    Representatives of Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP), Seed Association of Pakistan (SAP), Asia-Pacific Seed Association (APSA), Poultry Association of Pakistan and other large-scale sectors held a meeting at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry here on Tuesday with LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh in the chair...

  • Scintillating sitar on a Sunday morning

    When I called Ayla, the moving spirit behind the All Pakistan Music Conference, to confirm if the sitar recital by Farhan Khan hosted by the APMC on Sunday morning at Lyceum was still on, she said that it was too late to change the date...

    The audience comprised both very senior citizens as well as young people who were treated to one of the best sitar recitals of a morning raag...

  • ‘Good morning’

    As I sat to sign my departure papers, I got a text message on my mobile phone: “Good morning...

    It was indeed a very good morning when God, in His own way, had relieved me of a burden that I was carrying by constantly refusing to accept political and extraneous influences in the administration and operations of the agency...

  • 'IED blast' targets US mosque during morning prayers, says FBI

    An "improvised explosive device" targeting a mosque in Minneapolis during morning prayers on Saturday damaged the imam's office, but did not cause any injuries, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said...

    Asad Zaman, the society's director said that a witness reported something being thrown at the imam's office when about a dozen people had gathered for morning prayers...

  • Good morning!

    When the alarm bell rings early in the morning, do you jump out of the bed, brush your teeth, help your siblings get ready, eat your breakfast in a calm manner and then leave for school after waving goodbye to your mum with a smile?Or are you one of those children, who bump, jostle and quarrel with your siblings because everything around you is in chaos? You can’t find your tie, your shoes have disappeared, permission forms are not signed,...

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