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Shamim Bano
KARACHI: In a late night development, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain withdrew his earlier decision to sever all ties with the party. The MQM leader made the announcement to take back his resignation during a telephonic ...
 
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LAHORE: The All Pakistan Lawyers Convention on Thursday rejected outright the 21st Constitutional Amendment and the establishment of military courts, terming the law in contradiction of fundamental rights and basic structure of the Constitution as ...
 
 
Faizan Bangash
LAHORE: Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Thursday announced his decision to resign as the governor of Punjab, saying that there was a deficit of truth in the country and he could not solve the problems of the people.
President Mamnoon Hussain ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said that the government was neither constituting a judicial commission nor was rejecting it and warned if the PTI came on the streets for protest this time, it would be ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday declared that enhanced defence cooperation between India and the US was a threat to the region and India doesn’t qualify to be a member of the UN Security Council.
Emphasising upon the crucial role ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), led by commander Asim Umar, has launched the women’s wing of the international terrorist outfit led by Afinda Binte Ayesha who will seek guidance from Umaima Hassan Ahmed Muhammad Hassan, one ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: Senior lawyer Hamid Khan and Lahore High Court Bar President Shafqat Chohan have told The News that they never pleaded before the Supreme Court verbally or in writing to stop the military courts from functioning.
Hamid Khan, while ...
 
 
Meeran Karim
LAHORE: The sudden resignation of Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar after his remarks about the country’s ‘diplomatic failure’ in the wake of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India has caused a stir amongst certain senior political leaders of the ...
 
 

Apropos the lead story of The News “SC rejects plea against setting up military courts” on January 29, it is stated that the headline had been taken from the sentence of the story filed by the state-owned news agency APP. The APP report said: “The ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Every third newborn baby in two remote districts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa dies due to poor facilities at district hospitals, certified data collected by The News from 20 districts of the two provinces revealed.
The data shows ...
 
 

PISHIN: Twelve people of the same family died of suffocation when gas filled in a house due to leakage in Kali Karbala area here on Thursday.
According to a Levies official Asmatullah, all the victims, including three women and nine children, ...
 
 

KABUL: A suicide bomb attack on a funeral in east Afghanistan killed 16 people and injured another 39 on Thursday, a local official said, an unusually high death toll for a single bombing in a country ravaged by decades of war.
Separately, ...
 
 
Jawwad Rizvi
LAHORE: Around eight to 10 sugar mills in Punjab are likely to face bankruptcy by the end of the ongoing crushing season owing to financial crunch after sugar prices crashed in the province and the Sindh government lowered the sugarcane price in ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: While hearing a case about filing fake cases against citizens and poor investigation by the police, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the attorney general, advocate general, Islamabad, and provincial advocate generals to submit a ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Thursday filed an adjournment motion in the Senate Secretariat to discuss “unabated and continuous custodial killings and disappearances of Urdu-speaking Muhajirs, particularly party workers” in ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: The US military has decided it will no longer release facts and figures about its costly effort to assist Afghan security forces, declaring the information top secret, officials said on Thursday.
The move marks an about-face for the ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) wants to have a debate in the National Assembly on a nuclear deal between the United States and India and also Pakistan’s foreign policy.
In this regard, the PPP has submitted a motion under Rule 259 ...