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Protection of Women Bill against teachings of Quran and Sunnah: Fazl ur Rehman

ISLAMABAD -UNS-Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman on Saturday declared that while CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has agreed to amendments in the ‘Protection of Women Against Violence Bill’ he has told the CM that the matter has gone beyond redressal through an amendment. The chief of the Jamiat Ulema …

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Lashkar-e-Jhangvi terrorist’s revelations in interrogation, 15 arrested

LAHORE -UNS– Significant progress was made Saturday during the interrogation of a highly wanted terrorist commander of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LEJ), Rizwan alias Asif Chotu. According to sources, the banned outfit’s terrorist made new revelations during the interrogation on the identification of which 15 terrorists were arrested …

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Shahbaz Taseer reunites with family after years in captivity

By Rahimullah Yusufzai PESHAWAR: Shahbaz Taseer was brought by the Afghan Taliban members on a motorbike through unfrequented routes from Afghanistan before being set free in the Kuchlak town near Quetta on March 8, sources said. They said the motorcyclists dropped him near the Al-Salim …

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Imran, Wasim to motivate team ahead of India match

LAHORE -UNS : Twenty captain Shahid Afridi said that former greats Imran Khan and Wasim Akram would motivate the team ahead of World Twenty20 games in India. His statement on social media came hours after the government cleared ways for the team to travel to …

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Tender for western route of CPEC to be opened on Monday next

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: The Senate has been informed that tender for first phase of the western route under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be opened on Monday next. Replying to questions, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad told the House that …

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Suspects arrested in fake currency case have links with RAW

LAHORE : Suspects arrested from a fake currency factory in Lahore have links with India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), probe revealed on Thursday. According to initial investigation, the suspects were in contact with RAW agents in Afghanistan. They use to smuggle fake currency to …

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Imran Asks NAB To Launch Crackdown Against Corruption In Punjab

GUJRANWALA: Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan here on Thursday asked that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to launch against corruption in Punjab. Addressing PTI rally in Gujranwala, Imran Khan said that everyone want to see crackdown against corruption in Punjab. He said that Sharif brothers …

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KP Govt Call Rangers For Accountability Rather Than Security: CM Khattak

NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak showed satisfaction with regard to KP police and said that he has called in Rangers for accountability rather than security. Addressing a ceremony of passing out parade of Elite Force batch in Nowshera, KP CM said that …

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Pakistan Allows Cricket Team To Play World T20 In India

LAHORE: After evaluating security arrangements, the government has allowed Pakistan cricket team to participate in the matches of ICC World T20, scheduled in various venues in India. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had sought permission from the government for playing World T20 matches in India. Interior …

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The state and justice

By Zahid Hussain EVENTS over the past week have laid bare the predicament of a divided nation. While the execution of Mumtaz Qadri signifies the assertion of state authority, the glorification of a convicted murderer exposes the ugly face of religious extremism that is so …

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