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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.

Couple arrested for girls ‘sex trafficking to Saudi Arabia’

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) yesterday claimed to have arrested a married couple, alleged members of a human trafficking gang that sends girls from Punjab to Saudi Arabia to work as sex workers. Suspects Hasan Imtiaz and his wife Sameena were arrested in Toba Tek Singh yesterday for allegedly …

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Model Town tragedy is now triable by ATC: Hashmat Habib

MUSLIM COUNTRIES URGED TO BOYCOTT AMERICAN PRODUCTS, WITHDRAW INVESTMENTS  By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: “Trump’s recent blunder will make him Gorbachev and United States will be broken into 50 states.” Hashmat Habib, President Tehreek e Tahaffuz e Adlia commented on trump’s announcement as start of countdown of collapse of USA. He …

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Countrywide protests over Trump’s Jerusalem move

ISLAMABAD: Religious parties and lawyers’ associations held protests across the country yesterday against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.  Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Tanzeem-e-Islami Islami Jamiat-e-Talba (IJT) Difa-e-Pakistan Council, Jamaat-ud-Dawa protested the US announcement terming it a conspiracy to destablise Arab world. Reports pouring in said …

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18 held, weapons recovered

ARMY, POLICE JOINT OPERATION  PESHAWAR: 18 suspects  were held by police and Army during their joint search operation in the areas of Gullberg and Regi, Peshawar. According to media reports, on a tip off, police and army conducted search operation of houses and recovered weapons and explosives from there. On …

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Court issues notice to Muniba Mazari

ISLAMABAD: A local court in Islamabad has issued a notice to television host and a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Muniba Mazari. The notices were issued after her former husband Khurram Shahzad filed a defamation suit against her. Mazari has been directed to submit her reply to the claims …

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Only ballot to decide nation’s destiny: President

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From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain yesterday said each person in the society must realize that the nation’s destiny would be decided through ballot only. Addressing a ceremony held to mark National Voters’ Day here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President said young generation should be raised on the fact …

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LHC seeks reply from PEMRA on taking TV channels off-air

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FAIZABAD CRACKDOWN LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) yesterday issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to file its response in a case pertaining to taking private news TV channels off-air during an operation against participants of Faizabad sit-in in federal capital Islamabad. At the outset of …

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Amnesty International demands recovery of missing social activist

ISLAMABAD: International rights organization Amnesty International, in a statement issued on Wednesday has demanded that the Pakistani government immediately ensure the recovery of missing Lahore-based activist Raza Khan. “The Pakistani authorities must take all measures as may be necessary to investigate Raza Khan’s fate immediately,” Amnesty’s Deputy South Asia Director …

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SCP to announce verdict on Orange Line today

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan will announce today, the verdict reserved regarding Orange train. The proceedings in SC began after Punjab government had filed petitions with the apex court following LHC’s verdict ordering halt of Orange Line construction. The Lahore High Court (LHC) stopped orange line construction …

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