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LAHORE: Democracy can only sustain in any country when its economy and other institutions perform well; otherwise, public can reject the politics of inheritance and evolve its own system.
These views were expressed by discussants at the Jang ...
 
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Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Not only the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) but all the parliamentary parties and a predominant majority of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers genuinely want Imran Khan’s squad to be part of the assemblies but he is not ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: After its botched attempt to hijack a Navy ship at Karachi Dockyard on September 6, al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the recently launched official branch of the international terrorist organisation, has unveiled its upcoming ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: General Secretary of Awami National Party (ANP) Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led provincial government has failed to deliver.
Addressing a party gathering here on Thursday, he said the provincial ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the Chief of his own faction of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F), has now had three narrow escapes during the last 43 months since March 31, 2011, though more than two dozen other people have instead lost lives in ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The administration of Agriculture University of Peshawar has expelled 11 students for their alleged involvement in the recent firing incident at the institution in which one student was killed.
The students expelled from the ...
 
 
Khalid Kheshgi
PESHAWAR: A provincial minister Thursday admitted on the floor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly that law and order situation is worst in the province, which the present government has inherited from the previous rulers.
Newly appointed Minister ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The lawyers’ associations from across the province on Thursday decided to meet the members of parliamentary committee on judges’ appointment to discuss the recent nomination of judges for the Peshawar High Court (PHC).
The lawyer ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq has appreciated the decision of the parliamentary leaders to delay the acceptance of PTI MNAs’ resignations.
In a statement on Thursday, he said the recent political movements had proved that the ...
 
 
Mushtaq Paracha
NOWSHERA: The possible closure of People’s Primary Healthcare Initiatives (PPHI) has created an unrest among the employees and poor residents who avail free-of-cost basic health services under the programme.
Sources said hundreds of basic health ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: During the quarter of a century between 1989 and 2014, more than 4,900 Pakistani citizens have perished in around 3,000 incidents of sectarian violence and close to 9,500 have sustained injuries.
Research conducted by “The News ...
 
 
Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: Evacuation of five Afridi tribes from Khajuri and Tirah valley to safer places continued on eighth consecutive day on Thursday amid the ongoing operation in Khyber Agency.
The displaced people, including women and children, are traveling ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Peshawar, against the decision of the Peshawar High Court that had declared imposition of fee by the board for change of name and ...
 
 
Meeran Karim
LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Thursday engaged in a lively discussion on ‘malpractice and corruption’ in the food and livestock sector of the province with the opposition benches calling out the Punjab government for ‘failing’ to effectively ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: Over 1,100 teachers, who were served with notices by the education department for being absent from duty, stormed the offices of district education officer Kohistan on Thursday and threatened to torch the offices if the notices were not ...
 
 
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MINGORA: The number of patients suffering from dengue fever reached 296 in the district as three more patients, including a woman, tested positive for the virus, an official said on Thursday.
Dr Haider Ali, spokesperson for Health Department ...
 
 
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BANNU: The district administration has imposed a ban on pillion-riding and announced imposition of curfew on the procession routes in Muharram. DC Muhammad Ayaz said that curfew would be clamped on the route of processions on 9th and 10th of ...
 
 
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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Foolproof security arrangements have been finalised for Muharram in the district, a high-level meeting was told on Thursday. Speaking at a meeting here, Chief Secretary Amjad Ali Khan expressed satisfaction over the security ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: NAB, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has summoned Parvez Akhtar Shah, Chief Engineer Pesco to the NAB headquarters along with complete record of assets and bank accounts today. Official sources told The News that the NAB-KP summoned the Pesco ...
 
 

BANNU: The residents on Thursday staged a protest rally against the kidnapping of three students and blocked the Bannu-Kohat road for traffic. The protesters, led by the elders of Ahmadzai tribe, gathered at the Bannu-Kohat road in Mangal Mella ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: A recent Pildat survey badly exposes the hollowness of Bilawal’s philosophy of Bhuttoism, Imran Khan’s slogan for change and Sharifs’ claim of good governance.
The survey, focusing the post-May 2013 elections first year performance of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Around 200 women and men from the North Waziristan Agency (NWA), who are temporarily residing in Bannu due to the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb, will be equipped with employable skills and helped with employment facilitation.
Two ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Like other parts of the globe, the World Polio Day will also be observed in Pakistan on Friday to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling disease.
On the occasion, government health officials said that polio eradication ...
 
 
our correspondents
HYDERABAD: A large number of Qaumi Awami Tehreek activists and Sindhiani Tehreek on Thursday took out a protest rally against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s call for the division of Sindh province as all the major markets, fuel stations and ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: The government’s pre-occupation with the situation arising from the twin sit-ins on the Constitution Avenue has proved to be a blessing for chairman, Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC), who continues in his office despite ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Thursday directed the four provinces and Islamabad Capital Territory to ensure issuance of appointment letters to the Lady Health Workers (LHWs) within a month.
A two-member bench of the apex court, comprising ...
 
 
Akhtar Amin

PESHAWAR: The political administration of Khyber Agency and the Frontier Crimes Regulation commissioner have failed to submit the record in Dr Shakil Afridi case in the Fata Tribunal even after the passage of six months.
Due to ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf intra-party election tribunal consisting of Justice (Retd) Wajihuddin Ahmed and Yousuf Malik Gabol has proposed to the party’s core committee to abolish the office of the party president, which had fallen vacant ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: The wife of the pioneer of advertising sector in Pakistan and former president of Pakistan Advertising Association, the late S H Hashmi, and mother of Masood Hashmi (Orient Communications), former vice president of Arts Council, and ...
 
 

Late SH Hashmi’s wife passes away; APNS condoles
News Desk
KARACHI: The wife of the pioneer of advertising sector in Pakistan and former president of Pakistan Advertising Association, the late S H Hashmi, and mother of Masood Hashmi (Orient ...