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  • Smokers’ Corner: Left wing, right wing, broken wing

    Most major operations of the Pakistan Military in the last decade or so have almost entirely concentrated on such groups stationed in the tribal areas near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, and also in certain more well-settled parts of the region, such as Swat...

    The immediate rationale behind the emergence of extremist groups in these areas has to do with the permissive policies of the Ziaul Haq dictatorship (1977-88) that allowed...

  • Pakistan to observe Defence Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day today

    ISLAMABAD: The country will observe the Defence and Martyrs Day on Friday as the Kashmir Solidarity Day to reaffirm support of Pakistani nation for the oppressed people of India-held Kashmir...

    This was even a day before the Indian government abrogated Articles 370 and 35A, revoking the special status of India’s only Muslim-majority state...

  • Pakistan observes Defence and Martyrs Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day

    As the country observes Defence and Martyrs Day as Kashmir Solidarity Day today on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that all of Pakistan was united against India's "illegal, unilateral, reckless and coercive attempt" to alter the status of occupied Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Today marks the 54th anniversary of the 1965 Pakistan-India war when the nation's forces defended the country from an Indian attack on Pakistani...

  • Pakistan's right-wing media vs Habib University

    What do right-wing news media outlets in Pakistan and their counterparts in India have in common? They are intolerant of progressive voices, and will go as far as doctoring videos and images to spread hate and fear...

    The doctored image and false reporting in Pakistan are no different from the doctored videos aired by BJP-aligned news outlets in India earlier in February that tried to accuse the left-leaning student leaders at the...

  • 52nd Pakistan Defence Day commemorated across country

    Defence Day of Pakistan marking the 52nd anniversary of the 1965 war is being celebrated with traditional fervour and solemnity across the country on Wednesday...

    The day began with special prayers for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, followed by change of guard ceremonies at the mausoleums of Allama Iqbal in Lahore and Quaid-i-Azam in Karachi, and a ceremony at the Pakistan Navy headquarters in Islamabad...

  • Golden Jubilee: Defence Day celebrated across Pakistan

    Celebrations of Pakistan's 50th Defence Day are under way across the nation on Sunday as the day commenced with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and 21-gun salutes in provincial capitals, Radio Pakistan reported...

    President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the golden jubilee of Defence Day paid tribute to all those who laid down their lives and lost loved ones in the 1965 and 1971 wars and in the ongoing war...

  • 'Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence', PM Khan says in Defence Day message

    As the nation marks the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 war on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan and outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain issued their messages of solidarity in connection with Defence Day...

    Prime Minister Khan in his message said Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence and wants to promote mutual cooperation with other countries, including its neighbours, on the basis of equality, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Lack of resources leaves drug control wing ‘dysfunctional’

    LAHORE: The Drug Control Wing of the Health Department, which was established with a sole objective of ensuring “safe, effective and quality medicines” to patients, has been ‘practically dysfunctional since its introduction in 2013...

    The wing is critically short of budget, human resource, logistic support and designated office...

  • Liberal San Francisco claims win after right-wing group shut out

    SAN FRANCISCO: Protesters opposing a right-wing gathering in liberal San Francisco claimed victory on Sunday when the event was cancelled after city officials walled off a city park a move that the event’s organiser said was more about silencing his group’s message than preventing a violent clash...

    The left-wing group By Any Means Necessary, which has been involved in violent confrontations, had vowed to shut down the event at Civic...

  • PMDC approaches FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing in fake notification case

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has approached the Cyber Crime Cell of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in regards to a fake notification circulating on social media saying a ban has been imposed on house jobs and internships for foreign graduates...

    The fake notification says foreign graduates will not be allowed to do their house job or internship in Pakistan as this places a burden on hospitals... ...

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