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  • Phil Ochs’ legacy

    Among the American singers-songwriters of his generation, Phil Ochs was the fiercest critic of his country’s foreign policy...

    Phil would have been thrilled, but by then he hadn’t been around for quite a while...

  • ‘Death of Phil Hughes was tragic accident’

    SYDNEY: The death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was a “tragic accident” and not a result of a failure to enforce the rules of the game or inadequate safety equipment, the New South Wales (NSW) Coroner’s Court ruled on Friday...

    Hughes was hit on the back of the neck by a rising delivery when playing for South Australia in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Nov 25, 2014
  • Lahore's administration rejects Awami Tehreek's request to stage sit-in on The Mall

    The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Lahore has turned down Pakistan Awami Tehreek's (PAT) request to stage a sit-in on Istanbul Chowk on The Mall on August 16, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    Due to the imposition of Section-144 in the area — that forbids more than four people to gather in one place — and August 16 being a working day, a sit-in on a main road of the city will cause difficulties to the public, said the spokesperson for...

  • Republican administration to maintain close ties with Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: If elected, the Trump administration in the US would continue to treat Pakistan as an important ally in a sensitive region, says the Republican election manifesto released at the party convention...

    The manifesto, called the party platform in the United States, regards a working relationship with Pakistan as necessary for US interests and gives it a prominent position in its plans for the South Asian region...

  • Trump administration might extend visa suspension to Pakistan

    An official with the Trump administration has hinted that the recent suspension imposed on travel from seven Muslim countries might be extended to other countries, including Pakistan...

    “You can point to other countries that have similar problems like Pakistan and others - perhaps we need to take it further,” said Priebus...

  • Trump administration’s attempt at humiliating Pakistan unlikely to work: ex-US envoy Olson

    The Trump administration's attempt at “humiliating and penalising” Pakistan for allegedly failing to take decisive action against militant groups hostile to the US is unlikely to work, former American ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson has argued, warning that Islamabad has greater leverage over Washington than is usually perceived...

    “Pakistan, like most countries, reacts very badly to public attempts to force its hand...

  • Three political administration officials killed in South Waziristan

    PESHAWAR: Three political administration officials were killed in a blast Monday in South Waziristan's Raghzai area...

    South Waziristan is among Pakistan’s seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives, among others...

  • S. Waziristan administration contests Dawn report

    PESHAWAR: The political administration of South Waziristan Agency acknowledged on Wednesday that unknown elements had circulated pamphlets late last month warning people against holding “cultural and social activities” like music and dance...

    “A few ‘criminal-minded’ people who were not representing the tribes or will of the people in Wana held a meeting to ban certain social activities,” said an official statement issued by the...

  • Sindh CM asks local administration to provide space for Edhi Foundation’s office in Thatta

    The Hyderabad commissioner told the chief minister that the local administration of Thatta did not seal the Edhi centre; it was closed on the orders of the court...

    During the press conference, Faisal had said that the Thatta welfare centre, spread over an area of 1,000 square yards, had been locked by the local administration upon a court’s order in a property dispute with a private person...

  • Trump administration opposes curtailing war powers

    President Donald Trump's top military and diplomatic aides told US lawmakers on Monday that the administration was not seeking new authority for conducting military operations in the world's hot spots...

    “Repealing the 2001 and 2002 AUMFs would only cause unnecessary policy and legal uncertainty, which could lead to additional litigation and public doubt,” Mattis added...

  • FIFA Council empowers administration to resolve PFF crisis, confirms ban

    On the surface, not much has changed in Pakistan football during that time though...

    But almost two years after the Executive Committee of the global football body gave a two-year mandate to Faisal Saleh Hayat as chief of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), its Council — which is now the top decision-making institution after FIFA went a makeover in wake of the worst crisis in its history — ratified a ban on Pakistan placed by its...

  • 70 students arrested for defying Quaid-e-Azam University administration

    Cracking down on students protesting against the Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) administration, Islamabad police arrested 70 students on Monday in a bid to reopen the university, which has remained closed for over two weeks due to a student-admin showdown...

    Acting on request of the university administration, Islamabad police took action to ensure the university was reopened and arrested those who continued to protest...

  • OCA sports administration course begins today

    KARACHI: The Sindh Olympic Association (SOA) will play host to a week-long Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Sports Administration course for men and women at a local hotel from Monday...

    The opening day sessions include lectures on introduction and purpose of the course, Olympic movement, introduction, history and development, government and sports/sports structure in Pakistan and sports for all...

  • OCA administration course begins

    LAHORE: The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Administration Course for Men and Women, which will run until May 10, started at a local hotel here on Monday...

    At this occasion Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) secretary Khalid Mehmood, Punjab Olympic Association secretary Idrees Haider Khawaja and others were present...

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