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  • Prime Minister House to be converted into high-quality postgraduate institute: minister

    Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood announced on Thursday that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government will turn the Prime Minister House into a postgraduate university of a high quality...

    Addressing a press conference regarding the new government's plans for state-owned properties, the minister announced that additional construction will also be carried out on the land behind the residence meant for the premier after a...

  • Departure of Misbah, Younis hands Pakistan testing transition

    ROSEAU: As Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq head off into the sunset after long and illustrious careers, Pakistan begins a tricky period of transition looking for a new wave of players ready to fill a huge void left by the retired batting greats...

    In a fitting finale, Younis, Pakistan’s most prolific Test run-scorer, and Misbah, the country’s most successful captain, bowed out together in a blaze of glory on Sunday with the team...

  • Pakistan’s departure to India for World T20 delayed

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has delayed the departure of women and men's national cricket team to India for the World T20 citing security concerns in the neighbouring country, the PCB’s director media said on Tuesday evening...

    PCB Director Media Amjad Hussain said, “The final decision on team’s departure to India for T20 World Cup will be taken after a formal go ahead by the interior ministry”...

  • Hasty departure of an ex-general

    A NEWS item that didn’t seem to get any traction at all in Pakistan this week was the filing of war crimes charges in Brazil and Colombia against the former chief of the Sri Lankan army Gen Jagath Jayasuriya who is reported to have fled Latin America...

  • Cabinet Division issues flurry of notifications following Nawaz Sharif's departure

    Cabinet Division issued several notifications on Friday stating that prime minister, his ministers and advisers no longer remain in office after the July 28 decision on the Panama Papers case from the Supreme Court rendered the prime minister disqualified...

    Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has stepped down from the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan with effect from July 28 as notified by Election Commission of Pakistan, a notification...

  • Bajia’s departure

    SOME names reveal everything about a personality — such as bajia, a variant for the respected, loved (and in command) elder sister in Urdu...

    It is impossible to separate Fatima Surayya Bajia, the individual, from family — both hers in real life and the one she breathed life into on television screens all those decades back
  • Delhi-bound Samjhota Express's departure delayed till Thursday

    LAHORE: The Delhi-bound Samjhota Express that was called back from the Wagah border to the Lahore Railway Station Thursday after Indian authorities cautioned their Pakistani counterparts of disruptive farmers protests in Indian Punjab will not be able to carry passengers to the Indian capital on Monday too, Pakistan Railways spokesman told Dawn on Saturday...

    Scheduled to move only twice a week, the train's departure has now been...

  • PPP mulls departure from parliamentary committee, advises opposition to follow suit

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chairman Senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Thursday said his party, in an intra-party meeting, has decided to leave the parliamentary committee formed to probe Panama leaks and advised all the opposition parties to do the same...

    Speaking to media after a meeting of senior party leaders in Zardari House Islamabad, Aitzaz said the opposition provided prime minister an opportunity to clear his name, but...

  • PPP rallies across Sindh against PML-N over Musharraf departure

    HYDERABAD: Adviser to the Chief Minister on Information Maula Bux Chandio has vehemently condemned the federal government for giving safe passage to former president Pervez Musharraf to escape justice...

    He was speaking at a rally taken out here on Saturday as part of a nationwide protest organised by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) against the federal government’s decision to allow the former president to go abroad...

  • PPP continues protest rallies in Sindh over Musharraf’s departure

    KARACHI: Workers and leaders of the Pakistan Peoples Party on Sunday staged protest demonstrations in different parts of the province against the federal government decision of allowing former president retired General Pervez Musharraf to leave the country...

    “Court should take its cognisance and order for a case of sedition against [prime minister] Nawaz Sharif for allowing a person, who was facing charges of sedition and other...

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