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  • LHC drops nine cases filed by military personnel from cause list

    Article 199 (3) says: “An order shall not be made… on application made by or in relation to a person who is a member of Armed Forces of Pakistan or who is for the time being subject to any law relating to any of those forces...

    Explained the reason for delay, it said: “These cases were always placed at the end of the cause list and their turn of hearing never comes up and resultantly on every date of hearing the cases are left over...

  • Judicial commission seeks list of water, sanitation projects with progress report

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation in Sindh on Monday expressed displeasure over the non-compliance with its order about transfer of water and sewerage schemes and sought from the local government secretary a list of such projects of the entire province with their status...

    While hearing a matter regarding some schemes in Mirpurkhas, head of the commission retried Justice Amir Hani Muslim observed...

  • Maryam Nawaz moves court a second time seeking removal from no-fly list

    Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President and daughter of former premier Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, on Saturday submitted a second petition with the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking removal of her name from the Exit Control List (ECL)...

    In the latest petition filed by her lawyers, Muhammad Amjad Pervaiz and Azam Nazeer Tarar, the PML-N vice president is once again seeking a one-time permission to travel abroad for six...

  • Water commission reprimands officers over shabby state of water supply, sewerage installations

    HYDERABAD: Retired Jus­tice Amir Hani Muslim, new head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday reprimanded officers concerned over dilapidated state of water supply and sewerage installations...

    He directed Hyderabad Dev­elo­pment Authority (HDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) to protect their water and sewerage facilities from encro­a­chers and asked Hyder­abad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) to ensure...

  • Ehtesab commission gets time for reply in detention case

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Friday gave the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission (KPEC) time to file response to a PTI MPA’s petition against the KPEC Act and detention of his father by the commission...

    A bench comprising Justice Irshad Qaiser and Justice Mohammad Daud Khan fixed for May 19 the next hearing into the petition of Gul Sahib Khan while asking Ehtesab commission prosecutor general Syed Yahya Zahid Gillani to...

  • State and non-state actors

    It is not just cross-border involvement but also the activities of banned outfits at home that raises questions about how much control the state really has within its own domain...

    Then there is also the question of whether or not we are really serious about getting rid of all violent non-state actors that have become a pervasive challenge to state authority...

  • RSS and BJP: Battling for India's 'soul', state by state

    An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has become a prime target in its game plan...

    Interviews with more than two dozen RSS and BJP officials and rare access to closed RSS meetings reveal a two-stage strategy — electoral victory at the national level, which has been achieved in the lower house of parliament, followed by similar success at the state level...

  • State of the state

    The lever between the two is the logic of the state itself, and it seems to be evolving...

    It is not a coincidence that the state is negotiating Fata reforms and direct governance in the tribal areas at the same moment that it is making laws to address violence against women in the home...

  • Nawaz says he will rid Pakistan of ‘state above state’

    LAHORE: As the Pakis­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) prepares to give a rousing welcome to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on their arrival in Lahore on Friday, the party supremo has pledged that he will liberate Pakistan from “those who are running a state above the state”...

    Nawaz Sharif further said: “We used to hear about ‘a state within a state’ but now things have gone to the extent that there’s...

  • Fidel Castro seen in state media for third time in a week

    HAVANA: Fidel Castro appeared in state-run media on Monday for the third time in less than a week, which is extremely rare for the father of the Cuban revolution...

    In three photos published on Monday in state media, Castro is wearing his traditional sweat suit and looks fit for his age...

  • Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

    ANKARA: Turkey’s top security body on Tuesday recommended extending the state of emergency imposed since a failed July 2016 coup for a seventh time, despite mounting calls from Ankara’s partners to lift it...

    The state of emergency was introduced five days after the July 15 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but critics say it has been used to crack down on his opponents and stifle the media...

  • It’s feeding time here, all the time

    One of the myths surrounding those wrestling greats of yesteryears was their extraordinary large meals -- that the meat of an average-sized goat or sheep made up one-time meal for a pehlwan...

    Next, the lady of the house you are a guest in will unveil her culinary skills with the best recipes ever taught by her mother, all tried and time-tested...

  • Time after time

    But once inside a shop, you realise that there is more to do with time here than just the wall clocks...

    On the shelves and inside the showcases you also see pretty timepieces and table clocks and inside the glass counter showcases there are the wristwatches all reminding you of the importance of keeping time...

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