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  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    According to The Times of India (TOI), the Hyderabad Fund was a transfer of GBP 1,007,940 and 9 shillings to a London bank account in the name of Pakistan’s first High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Habib Ibrahim...

  • Police-Rangers teams carry out search in four Hyderabad seminaries

    HYDERABAD: Joint teams of police and Rangers personnel on Tuesday paid surprise visits to four seminaries in different parts of Hyderabad and carried out search operations in line with the National Action Plan to curb terrorism, religious extremism and sectarianism...

    According to a press statement issued by the Hyderabad district police, the search operations were conducted in Madressah Miftahul Uloom at Anaj Mandi, Madressah Shamsul...

  • PM lashes out at critics after inaugurating section of Karachi-Hyderabad motorway

    HYDERABAD / KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday used the platform for opening of a yet-to-be-completed project to attack his bitter political rival — though he did not name him while doing so...

    “Building the nation is no way a child’s play and requires utmost dedication and hard work, which we are delivering,” he said at the ceremony held for the inauguration of the 75-km-long section of the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway near...

  • Electronic Media Code of Conduct 2015: Regulating the media

    Given the context in which it has come, it is a case of better late than never: following the directives of the Supreme Court, on Thursday the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Heritage issued the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct, 2015...

    Yet despite the formulation of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Rules 2009, it has felt as though media organisations and their employees...

  • MEDIA EYE: COURTING THE MEDIA

    Since the rise to power of former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and the birth of judicial activism, there has hardly been a day when court proceedings have not featured prominently in the media, often grabbing top headlines and dominating the discourse in TV talk shows for weeks on end...

    But increasingly, the media itself is becoming a part of judicial headlinesInterestingly enough, while Article 58-2(b) remained part of the...

  • Apex court calls out media, ISI over their 'questionable role' in the Faizabad sit-in

    A two-member Supreme Court bench on Thursday castigated government officials, intelligence agencies as well as the media for their 'questionable role' in the sit-in at Faizabad, which had disrupted life in Islamabad and Rawalpindi for 20 days...

    At the outset of the hearing, Deputy Attorney General Sohail Mahmood requested the court to adjourn the matter until Tuesday as the attorney general is out of the country...

  • Trump lashes out at media in Arizona rally

    PHOENIX: President Donald Trump on Tuesday mounted an aggressive defence of his response to a deadly far-right march in Virginia, using a rally speech to condemn “dishonest” media coverage of his widely criticised remarks...

    “The very dishonest media ...

  • Trump lashes out at 'crooked media'

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump, clearly angered by news reports that he has grown depressed and sullen over his fading presidential prospects, has issued some of his sharpest attacks on the media...

    “I'm running against the crooked media...

  • Long line of mass killers have reached out to media

    And self-publishing is a natural, if unpleasant, evolution in the long relationship between killers and the media...

    The relationship between murderers and media outlets flows both ways; reporters have long recognised the news value in reaching out to a killer, sometimes even when a crime is in progress...

  • US media points out mistakes in Trump’s tweets

    However, the US media on Tuesday said that his claim was not correct...

    The AP story noted that President Trump felt the need to make this claim because of the “persistent criticisms” from a US war hero, retired Admiral William McRaven, who branded Mr Trump’s laceration of the news media “the greatest threat to democracy”...

  • Living: The jogi artisans of Hyderabad

    In Hyderabad, the Jogi, a Gujrati-speaking Hindu minority artisan community survives in miserable socio-economic conditions in a small, ghetto-like slum settlement near the central city area...

    On the bustling footpath — their workplace — they put in long hours of labour to weave mats and carpets out of reed, after which, they are left with no energy or time to think about social injustice...

  • 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...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

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

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

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