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  • State executions in Pakistan decreased by 73pc in 2016: Amnesty International

    State executions in Pakistan dropped by 73 per cent in 2016 as compared to the previous year, with over 360 convicts put on death row and more than 87 hanged, rights group Amnesty International said in its latest report released on Tuesday...

    According to the report, Pakistan was joined by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Iraq as one of the countries with the greatest number of state executions in 2016, amounting to 87pc of death sentences...

  • 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”...

    Speaking at a party conference in the ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London’s Mayfair district, Nawaz Sharif...

  • NAB arrests 23 State Life men for embezzlement

    LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, on Saturday arrested 23 employees (Grade-18 and above) of the State Life Insurance Corporation on charges of embezzlement of Rs106 million...

    The NAB Lahore spokesman said the bureau had initiated investigation on the complaint of the State Life zonal office Lahore...

  • Modi's home state of Gujarat greenlights life sentences for cow slaughter

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on Friday increased the punishment for cow slaughter from seven years to life imprisonment as Hindu hardliners push for tougher protections for the holy animal...

    Under the stiffened penalties passed by Gujarat's state assembly, anyone caught transporting cows for slaughter could also face up to 10 years in jail...

  • Sindh High Court employee held over killing of State Life worker

    Karachi police claimed to have arrested an employee of the Sindh High Court (SHC) over suspicion of his involvement in the killing of a State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan employee who was found shot dead in Orangi Town last month...

    The sales manager of State Life, Abdul Wahid, 50, was found dead on November 22 near German School in Gulshan-e-Bihar area of Orangi Town...

  • Creating the right kind of jobs should be the priority for Pakistan

    In an evolving world of work— the rapid creation and destruction of jobs— the issue of unemployment has acquired centrality in the development process and has led to the question of whether jobs, or workers, should be protected?Looking from an egalitarian perspective, the welfare of millions revolves around four things: full employment (including self-employment), fair wages, reasonable prices and an accelerated programme for community...

  • 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

    AWAY from television screens and crystal balls of analysts, there is a slow-moving change under way in Pakistan that may impact civil-military relations more than the person to be appointed as the next COAS...

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

  • SAG 2016: Pakistan’s first women boxers determined to land big punch

    The three fighters will become the first female boxers from Pakistan to feature in an international sporting event when they step into the ring on February 13 at the ongoing South Asian Games...

    But if you’re mentally strong and physically not quite there yet, you still have a chance,” says Noman as he brushes aside the inexperience of the Pakistan trio as a demotivating factor for the girls...

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