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  • More rain aggravates flooding across Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Yet another spell of moderate rain that started at 4pm on Sunday aggravated the conditions created by many earlier spells over the past four days in Hyderabad, where people in most low-lying localities are spending days and nights clearing their houses of rainwater using buckets and other utensils...

    The civil administration has completely failed to meet the rain emergency...

  • Light rain turns weather chilly in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Strong winds coupled with light rain and thunder lashed Hyderabad and its adjoining areas late on Monday evening, inundating low-lying areas and increasing cold in the wake albeit briefly...

    The light rain with thunder and lightning lasted hardly 10 minutes while strong winds continued for half an hour...

  • CII brawl

    Two of the CII’s members — its chairman Maulana Sherani and Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi — had a physical altercation after disagreement over agenda items...

    However, if it were only this single incident involving the CII, perhaps it could be overlooked...

  • CII’s latest remarks

    This leaves men without much of a choice in the matter, which is perhaps why it so troubles the CII...

    Clearly, compassion or logic seems to have no place in the CII’s deliberations with regard to women, whom it would prefer have no agency where the ordering of their lives is concerned...

  • CII wants Arabic, Persian, local languages taught at primary level

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has recommended that children should start schooling at the age of seven in their local language, but should also be taught Arabic and expected to learn certain chapters of the Holy Quran by heart...

    Speaking at a seminar on primary education organised by the CII, its Chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sheerani on Thursday read out the recommendations, which included, among others things,...

  • CII budget raised by 10pc

    ISLAMABAD: The budget for the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has been increased by around 10 per cent to Rs91 million for the next fiscal year 2015-16, however the operating expenditure of the council has been decreased...

    This will be the first budgetary year for the CII under the Ministry of Law and Justice, which was previously under the religious affairs ministry...

  • CII yet to get due status, says Sherani

    MARDAN: Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani said on Sunday that the country’s rulers had not been paying any heed to the Islamic teachings...

    The CII chairman alleged that the government had implemented the 21st constitutional amendment and Army Act to please the world powers...

  • Few clauses of KP Domestic Violence Bill in contradiction with Shariah: CII chief

    ISLAMABAD: The chairman of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), Maulana Muhammad Khan Sheerani, said that some clauses of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Domestic Violence Bill are in contradiction with Shariah and the country's Constitution...

    Talking to media in the federal capital on Wednesday, Sherani said that CII is holding discussion over the bill and some clauses of it are under consideration for being in contradiction with the law...

  • CII to discuss inclusion of Quran in syllabus

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Tuesday constituted a sub-committee which will look into the government’s proposal to include teachings of Quran in schools syllabus...

    The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training had sent a set of books which contain Quran verses with translation to the CII for vetting...

  • CII declares honour killings 'un-Islamic and against law of land'

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic (CII) Ideology declared killing in the name of honour as un-Islamic and against the law of the land, in a statement released on Tuesday...

    “There are laws in the country to deal with the obscenity and other moral crimes so one cannot kill other in the name of honour,” said the CII statement...

  • Govt seeks CII advice on Domestic Violence Bill

    “Since Islamic injunctions were involved in it so the law department sent it to CII after consultation with the social welfare and women development department for their advice on the draft,” said Mr Arifeen...

    “It (the draft bill) is not yet sent to CII,” said Ms Turo, who argued that since CII was not a mandatory body so why should the draft law should be sent to it...

  • CII chief’s appointment challenged in court

    ISLAMABAD: The appointment of Maulana Mohammad Khan Sheerani as chairman of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) was challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday...

    The president appointed Maulana Sheerani as CII chairmnan in 2013...

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