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  • 'Proud to be Pakistani Hindu today': Senate body approves Hindu marriage bill

    In what appears to be a New Year's gift for Hindu minorities in Pakistan, the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights unanimously approved the much-awaited Hindu Marriages Bill on Monday...

    Earlier in September, the Natio­nal Assembly had passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, thus paving the way for the adoption of a comprehensive and widely-acceptable family law for Hindus living in Pakistan...

  • PBSF honours prominent cueists with cash prizes

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) on Tuesday opened a new leaf in the annals of the game by doling out Rs 9,25,000 among half-a-dozen medal winning cueists of the year under a ‘policy’...

    Pakistan, he said, will now be represented by four cueists...

  • Saudi-led military coalition arrests prominent Al Qaeda leaders, members in Yemen

    The Saudi-led military coalition on Sunday claimed to have arrested prominent leaders and members of Al Qaeda during raids in support of anti-terrorism forces in Yemen, Saudi Press Agency reported...

    Amongst those arrested was Ahmed Saeed Awad Barhamah, alias Zarqawi, a prominent leader of the militant group, the agency said, quoting a statement issued by the coalition...

  • Misbah most prominent member of unlucky 99 club

    KARACHI: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, playing his penultimate international fixture before retiring, achieved two unprecedented landmarks during Tuesday’s third day of the ongoing second Test against the West Indies at the Kensington Oval...

    The Pakistan skipper, remarkably enough, is the only player this far to come tantalisingly close to missing a century by one run in successive Tests after being left high and dry at the same...

  • Mustafa Kamal pulls prominent MQM leader Dr Sagheer Ahmed to ‘new party’

    "I am here as I am going to stand alongside Anees Kaimkhani and Mustafa Kamal, and will play a positive role in helping Pakistan grow," said Ahmed, who also kicked off the press conference in Kamal and Kaimkhani's presence...

    Hammering a point which was also earlier mentioned by Kamal in his press conference, Ahmed said, "Mohajir and Urdu-speaking people are not anti-Pakistan...

  • Garrison city loses prominent politician

    RAWALPINDI: Former Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) member and ex-MPA Agha Riazul Islam passed away on Monday night with his funeral prayers held at Liaquat Road, outside his office in Rabia Manzil on Tuesday...

    He was elected MPA from Rawalpindi in the 1989 general elections and joined the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) in 1996 but left the party after a year...

  • Apple rehires prominent security pro as encryption fight boils

    SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc, which has resisted pressure from US law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones, this month rehired a top expert in practical cryptography to bring more powerful security features to a wide range of consumer products...

    Jon Callas, who co-founded several well-respected secure communications companies including PGP Corp, Silent Circle and Blackphone, rejoined Apple in May, an Apple spokesman said
  • Prominent US writers oppose Trump

    NEW YORK: More than 400 American writers, including big names such as Stephen King, David Eggers, Amy Tan, Junot Díaz and Cheryl Strayed, released an online petition on Tuesday to express their opposition to Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump on the grounds that he is appealing to the darkest elements in American society, a media report here said on Wednesday...

    Trump has been working to repair ties with many of his detractors,...
  • Prominent Al Qaeda figure killed in US drone strike in Syria

    BEIRUT: A senior Egyptian Al Qaeda figure fighting in Syria was killed in a US drone strike this week, the latest to be killed in such attacks in Syria, a Syrian opposition monitoring group and relatives said Friday...

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Rifai Ahmad Taha was killed in a strike Tuesday in the northwestern Idlib province
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