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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Religious scholars vow to resist ‘liberalisation of Pakistan’

    Promising to launch a drive for the protection of the Islamic ideology of Pakistan and threatening to initiate a million-man march across the country if their demands were not met, the council termed the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Mumtaz Qadri case ‘un-Islamic’...

    The conference, chaired by Sahibzada Dr Abul Khair Muhammad Zubair – who heads one faction of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Pakistan — also vowed to resist all efforts to...

  • How the HEC is wronging Pakistan's scholars

    The Social Sciences discipline has long remained an extremely neglected and mistreated subject area in Pakistan...

    Also read: The HEC should never rank Pakistan's universitiesEssentially, institutions like the HEC are designed to utilise the assets of the nation’s scholarship...

  • Pakistan will not be blacklisted, say scholars

    WASHINGTON: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is unlikely to blacklist Pakistan during its annual meetings in Paris but may keep it on its watch list, says a US scholar of South Asian studies...

    The meetings began on Monday but the plenary session, which will decide whether to keep Pakistan on its watch list, also known as the grey list, begins on Feb 19...

  • Over 40 scholars doing PhD on Swat

    MINGORA: More than 40 scholars are presently busy in research for their PhD theses on the art, culture, traditions and ancient civilisation of Swat, says Dr Mohammad Ashraf Khan, the director of Taxila Institute of Ancient Civilisations at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad...

  • Govt is delaying action on religious scholars’ proposals?

    Led by Pir Haseenuddin Shah, a committee of leading religious scholars from all schools of thought was constituted on Monday by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal...

    Before leaving the country to attend an annual meeting at the Darul Uloom in Pretoria, Pir Hussainuddin also reached out to certain legislators and sought a meeting with them, but he was told they were busy with China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) meetings...

  • Govt enlists help of religious scholars to end Islamabad sit-in

    A meeting of the clerics and scholars, which was also attended by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Mohammad Yousuf, resolved to end the protest in a peaceful manner...

    Committee formed to resolve deadlock amicably; ministers’ meeting with protesters remains inconclusiveA committee of leading religious scholars, headed by Pir Hussainuddin, was also constituted to recommend a satisfactory solution to...

  • Islam against honour killing, say women scholars

    LAHORE: About 200 women religious scholars declared here on Sunday that honour killing is not allowed in Islam...

    Assembled at the Sheikhatul Hadith conference organised by the Tanzeem Ittehad-i-Ummat, the scholars had come from Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Kasur and Sialkot besides Lahore and a number of them from Karachi, Hyderabad and Rawalpindi...

  • Karachi’s scholars and activists remember Dr Feroz Ahmed

    Speaking at the event where his book Samraj Aur Pakistan was also launched at the Karachi Arts Council, the moderator added that Dr Feroz had also critically analysed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s government and policies...

    His book Samraj Aur Pakistan is an important book for students and intellectuals...

  • Police nab ‘hitman’ involved in killing four religious scholars

    KARACHI: The city’s West Zone police arrested a suspect allegedly involved in the killing of four religious scholars of Deobandi school of thought including Mufti Shamzai, Karachi-West DIG Feroze Shah said on Sunday...

    Shah said that the suspect Wasi Haider has been involved in 12 incidents of targeted killings, including four religious scholars...

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