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  • Ramazan of 1947, and now

    RAMAZAN of 1947 also fell in the long and thirsty days of the subcontinental summer...

    The collective act of fasting paralleled at the time the collective act of waiting, the patient longing for dusk, a metaphor for the collective longing for a country, for the creation of Pakistan...

  • ‘The Ramazan of 1947 and now’

    The Ramazan of 1947 was also hot and humid...

    Shouldn’t be we ashamed that even after 68 years of independence we are unable to provide electricity and water to our people? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that more than half of our population has no access to potable water and sanitation? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that millions of our children don’t go to schools and most of the schools in rural areas are without teachers, roofs, furniture,...

  • Space crew remembers US-Russia ‘handshake in space’ 40 years on

    MOSCOW: Two Russians and an American in orbit commemorated on Wednesday the 40th anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz mission, when a “handshake in space” brought the two Cold War rivals closer together...

    The three delivered a video address to mark the 1975 event as they floated side by side in the International Space Station (ISS), a show of fellowship at a low point in US-Russian relations today...

  • Case for Milli Muslim League's registration pending: ECP

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) declared on Wednesday that it had yet to take a decision on the case pertaining to registration of the Milli Muslim League (MML)...

    No candidate contested recent by-election in Lahore on the Milli Muslim League ticketHe clarified that no candidate had contested the recent by-election for the NA-120 constituency in Lahore on the ticket of MML...

  • Ban sought on Milli Muslim League

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ban a new party backed by Hafiz Saeed, who carries a $10 million US bounty on his head for alleged involvement in 2008 terrorist attacks in India, officials said on Friday...

    On Friday, ECP spokesman Haroon Shinwari said they would assess the status of the Milli Muslim League (MML) on Oct 11 when a five-judge panel of the commission would meet in...

  • Muttahida Muslim League in the offing

    LAHORE: Leaders of different factions of Muslim League gathered at the residence of former governor of Punjab Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khosa here on Saturday and discussed modalities for launching the Muttahida Muslim League (MML)...

    They discussed bringing all factions of Muslim League, except the one led by Nawaz Sharif, and disgruntled leaders and workers of PML-N on the platform of the proposed MML...

  • Search for a new ‘Muslim League’ intensifies

    LAHORE: Efforts have been intensified to form a ‘new party’, under the possible title of United Muslim League and the leadership of former president Gen Pervez Musharraf and Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain ahead of local body polls...

    Dawn has learnt Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Pervaiz Elahi have been authorised by the PML-Q stalwarts to discuss the proposed plan with All Pakistan Muslim League president Gen Musharraf, PML-F chief Pir...

  • US may slap terrorist designation on Milli Muslim League

    WASHINGTON: The United States could add Milli Muslim League and some other Pakistan-based groups to a list of organisations that use terrorism to promote their agenda, diplomatic sources told Dawn...

    When Dawn contacted the State Department for comment on the reports that the United States could add more Pakistan-based groups to its list of terrorist outfits, an official said: “While Pakistan is an important partner for achieving US...

  • Musharraf vows to unite Muslim League factions

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chairman retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has vowed to make a third major political force in the country by uniting all factions of the Muslim League to build what he called ‘a new Pakistan’...

    In a telephonic address to a public meeting of his All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) here on Sunday, Mr Musharraf said he would soon return to the country and head a united Muslim...

  • ECP’s decision not to register JuD-backed Milli Muslim League as political party set aside

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday set aside the decision of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to reject the application of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD)’s political front Milli Muslim League (MML) for registration as a political party without providing an opportunity of hearing to it...

    IHC sends case back to commission to hear it afresh and provide hearing opportunity to petitioner“Article 17 (2) of the Constitution...

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