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  • Exact location of Raiwind sit-in not decided: PTI

    LAHORE: As the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid have opposed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s plan to stage a sit-in outside the prime minister’s Raiwind residence on Sept 24, the PTI has said that it will not lay siege to the premier’s house and will announce the ‘exact location’ of the sit-in in a few days...

    Dr Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) also has not yet decided to participate in the PTI’s...

  • Pakistan should benefit from its strategic location, says World Bank MD

    ISLAMABAD: The chief operating officer and managing director of World Bank, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, underscored the importance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying “Pakistan should effectively take benefit of its strategic location for achieving economic objectives"...

    Indrawati said while addressing a session on the country’s economic growth at Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Tuesday...

  • Saudi officials who killed Jamal Khashoggi must reveal location of body: Erdogan

    The Saudi officials who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate must reveal the location of his body, Turkey's president said on Friday in remarks that were sharply critical of the kingdom's handling of the case...

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor will arrive in Turkey on Sunday as part of the investigation and will meet with Turkish counterparts...

  • PM Imran to decide south Punjab sub-secretariat location: FM

    MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has announced that Prime Minister Imran Khan will take a final decision regarding the establishment of south Punjab sub-secretariat soon after meeting elected representatives of the region...

    Talking to the media here on Sunday, the minister said south Punjab should get separate recognition, as it was the wish of everyone that there should be progress over the sub-secretariat issue...

  • Google releases location data to aid Covid-19 efforts

    OAKLAND: Alphabet Inc’s Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St...

    The analysis of location data from billions of Google users’ phones is the largest public dataset available to help health authorities assess if people are abiding with shelter-in-place and similar...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Living: The jogi artisans of Hyderabad

    Our young male members of the family and children stay and sleep on the pavement...

    Owing to the socially non-protective nature of the state apparatus in Pakistan, minority groups and poor working classes cannot exercise their fundamental civic opportunities and basic human rights...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

    The protesters raised slogans against the prayer leader, belonging to their rival sect, and claimed that the statements he made during his speech hurt their religious...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    Magistrate Azhar Shamail was present at the time of Sikandar Ali Joyo's hanging while Prison Chief Zia-ur-Rehman confirmed the convict's death...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    It was aimed at conveying a message to the youth: “Say no to drugs...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    The festival, organised by the provincial auqaf department, was originally to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah but he could not turn up owing to his preoccupations...

  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    The MQM leader, a veterinary doctor, was returning home after dropping off his children at school...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    This was stated by General Offi­cer Commanding (GOC) Hyder­abad Major General Mohammad Ali on Tuesday while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a one-day art exhibition highlighting sacrifices of Pakistan Army rendered on Sept 6 in 1965 and those of police as well as Rangers...

  • SHC summons Hyderabad jail chief in detention case

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench comprising Justices Mohammad Ali Mazhar and Shoukat Ali Memon on Tuesday directed the additional advocate-general (AAG) to ensure presence of the Hyder­abad central jail superintendent in court at 1pm on May 13...

    The AAG informed the bench that the jail chief, Ejaz Hyder, was appearing in the SHC principal seat at Karachi in his personal case...

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