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  • Faizabad dharna: IHC gives ultimatum for production of Raja Zafarul Haq committee report

    Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court on Monday continued hearing a case concerning the Faizabad dharna which had considerably disrupted life in the capital city in November last year...

    The proceedings revolved mainly around the non-submission of a report authored by a committee headed by Senator Raja Zafarul Haq and comprising Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Senator Mushahidullah Khan...

  • ‘Pakistan is the highlight of my travels’

    Karachi is the second stop of the pilot and the passenger, hosted here by Engro Corporation in collaboration with Habib Bank Limited and the Dawood Foundation, in Pakistan after their arrival in Gwadar on Monday...

    From Pakistan, she will leave for India on Wednesday and then on to Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia before crossing the Timor Sea to reach Australia by Jan 5, 2016...

  • Travels with a donkey

    A man losing his livelihood is not quite the news we are looking for? Or is it that it depends on who the man actually is and what mode of transport he uses and how big a cavalcade he travels in, before and after losing his job? After all, there are other jobless persons in this country who are found lecturing the masses about their indispensability and their right to return, through amendment and arm-twisting and confrontation when...

  • Trump heads to Paris but Russia scandal travels with him

    Hoping to find respite from the deepening scandal over alleged Russian involvement in the United States (US) elections, US President Donald Trump headed to Paris on Thursday...

    During a lightning visit full of pomp and ceremony, Trump will be the guest of honour at France's Bastille Day festivities after a trip to Napoleon's tomb and a Michelin-starred dinner at the Eiffel Tower
  • PL fixtures: Mourinho travels to Bournemouth, Guardiola hosts Sunderland

    LONDON: Jose Mourinho faces a trip to the seaside in his first Premier League game in charge of Manchester United as they face Bournemouth in the Premier League fixtures unveiled on Wednesday...

    His bitter rival from his days in charge of Real Madrid in Spain, former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola now in charge of city rivals Manchester City, will host Sunderland, who just escaped the drop last season
  • President travels on metro bus

    RAWALPINDI: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday traveled on Metro Bus with general passengers from Pakistan Secretariat to Faiz Ahmed Faiz Bus Station, H-9 and went back to Pakistan Secretariat...

    About traveling passenger ratio, he said that 90,000 passengers daily traveled through metro bus service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad...

  • UN chief travels to Saudi Arabia

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Saudi Arabia on Sunday for a visit that comes amid a UN push for peace talks in Yemen, where Riyadh has been waging an air war...

    Mr Ban will be in Riyadh for talks with Saudi leaders and to attend the opening of a summit of Arab and South American countries, a UN statement said
  • ‘All my travels influence my paintings’

    The Argentine Embassy invited award winning artist, Gonzalo Sojo, to Pakistan to exhibit his work at the Satrang Gallery to celebrate 65 years of bilateral relations between the two countries...

    Mr Sojo says his works are often inspired by his travels and that he is sure the colours and motifs of the Badshahi Mosque will find their way into his paintings...

  • 'PM Khan does not want to trouble people when he travels', Naeemul Haq defends use of copter

    In a latest attempt to defend the move and provide plausible reasoning for Prime Minister Imran Khan's use of a helicopter for travel between his Banigala residence and the PM House, senior PTI leader Naeemul Haq tweeted on Thursday that the premier wants that "people should not be troubled when he travels"...

    "PM [Imran Khan] wants that no traffic sh[o]u[l]d be stopped on roads when he travels and people sh[o]u[l]d not be troubled......

  • Islamabad High Court declares Faizabad sit-in ‘a terrorist act’

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday declared the ongoing sit-in at the Faizabad interchange an “anti-state activity” and “an act of terrorism”...

    Another show cause notice was issued to the interior minister for not implementing the court’s orders to clear Faizabad, observing that Ahsan Iqbal had “stopped the [Islamabad] administration from acting upon the order passed by this court...

  • Pakistan cricket at lowest point in international history: Ramiz Raja

    Cricket commentator and former Test captain Ramiz Raja has described Pakistan's hammering at the hands of Bangladesh as "embarrassing" and the "lowest point in our international history"...

    In an interview with ESPNCricinfo, Ramiz Raja expressed his disappointment in the "lack of direction" and the lack of "fresh ideas" from the Pakistan Cricket Board which had rendered the national cricket team as a "rudderless ship"...

  • Time to completely revamp Pakistan cricket: Ramiz Raja

    After Pakistan's seventh World Cup defeat to India on Sunday night, former cricketer Ramiz Raja called for introspection and revamping the structure of cricket in the country...

    Lambasting the national team's poor showing, Raja said: "I believe it is the right time [to revamp] as I think Pakistan's World Cup campaign has almost ended because their net run rate is below all other teams' except Afghanistan...

  • NAB to file corruption reference against former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf?, others

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during an Executive Board Meeting (EBM) on Friday decided to file a corruption reference against former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf in a case pertaining to rental power projects (RPPs) Naudero-I...

    A corruption reference in this case will also be filed against ex-secretary water and power Fayyaz Elahi, former managing director Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) Fayyaz Ahmed...

  • Chaotic traffic in Raja Bazaar belies RMC’s claims

    RAWALPINDI: Despite tall claims made by the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to purge the city of encroachments and ensure smooth flow of traffic, visitors to Raja Bazaar still face troubles even walking in the area...

    During the rush hours, it takes a motorist over an hour to reach Raja Bazaar from Murree Road - hardly a distance of a kilometre...

  • Raja Zafarul Haq committee report on controversial amendment comes to light

    A three-member committee, comprising Raja Zafarul Haq, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan compiled the report on the directives of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif...

    Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui in the order issued on Nov 24, while hearing petitions filed by religious parties, had directed the secretary ministry of interior to ensure production of the report of the...

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