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  • LAHORE: Activists of ‘Youth Forum For Kashmir’ chant slogans during a protest against the violation of human rights by Indian forces in the held Kashmir on the occasion of International Day of Human Rights outside Lahore Press Club here yesterday.

  • KARACHI: A protest rally of Difa-e-Pakistan Council passing from New M A Jinnah Road yesterday against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

ECP adjourns petitions against Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N presidentship

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday adjourned the applications challenging the election of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif as president of the ruling PML-N for an indefinite period. A three-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza was hearing petitions …

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FM to attend Heart of Asia Conference in Baku today

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif would lead Pakistan’s delegation at 7th Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia being held at Azeri capital Baku today. Stating this at his weekly news briefing here yesterday, Foreign Office spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal said Pakistan attached importance to Health of …

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‘India not serious to resolve Kashmir issue’

ISLAMABAD: In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that India is not serious and sincere to resolve the Kashmir dispute. Speaking at a seminar at Syed Ali Gilani’s Hyderpora residence in Srinagar the resistance leaders said that …

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‘Differences between Sharif brothers surfaces’


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Differences between the Sharif brothers have emerged over the Faizabad sit-in and protest demonstration. Reliable sources claimed that Nawaz Sharif holds Shahbaz Sharif responsible for Faizabad sit-in and protest demonstration staged by Tehrik Labbaik Pakistan while in response he (Nawaz) started patronizing the Jalali group, which …

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Gazain Marri gets bail

QUETTA: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Quetta granted bail to Nawabzada Gazain Marri in a case regarding his alleged links with banned militant organisations. ATC Judge Dawood Nasar accepted the bail application of the former home minister of Balochistan and ordered him to submit a surety bond worth Rs300,000. —Agencies

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NAB to focus on taking action against big fish: Chairman

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Chairman NAB, Justice(R)Javed Iqbal has said that corruption is a curse and fighting such menaces tantamount to waging Jihad. Addressing a ceremony to distribute the looted money among 175 effectees of nine different housing societies and government departments at NAB Head quarters, he said evil forces …

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Saeed Ghani appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Senator Saeed Ghani yesterday said that he would “try his best to serve Karachi” after being nominated as president of PPP’s Karachi division. In a Twitter post, the senator thanked PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and party leaders Nisar Khuro and Faryal Talpur for the appointment. …

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