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Choudhry Nisar says Bilawal is politically immature

KALAR SYEDAN, Rawalpindi: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has said that overall security situation has improved in the country over the last three years. Credit for this goes to the civil and military leadership. political parties and the entire nation who

Defence budget hiked by usual 11pc

ISLAMABAD: Defence expenditure in the next financial year will grow by a little less than 11 per cent to Rs860 billion from what is was in the outgoing year. Last year the revised figure at the close of the financial year

Angelina Jolie Appointed Visiting LSE Professor

Angelina Jolie will join the London School of Economics (LSE) as a visiting professor, the university has announced. The Hollywood star will be joining former foreign secretary Lord Hague in teaching on a new masters course on women, peace and security. In

KP to ensure welfare of transgenders: Ghani

PESHAWAR: In the wake of transgender activist Alisha’s death in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani today announced that a comprehensive policy will be announced in the upcoming budget, for the welfare of transgender community. The announcement came two

PM to undergo open-heart surgery in London on Tuesday

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday and is likely to remain hospitalised for a whole week after the procedure, his family announced on Friday. “PM Nawaz Sharif [is] undergoing open heart surgery on

Minhal Sohail becomes first Pakistani female shooter to perform in Olympics

KARACHI: Minhal Sohail will become the first Pakistani female shooter to represent the country in Rio Olympics 2016. Sohail, the 22-year old from Karachi who has got a wildcard entry by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the games, launched

Policeman killed, 11 injured in Quetta roadside blast

UETTA: A policeman was killed and 11 others suffered injuries after a roadside bomb went off in Quetta on Tuesday. “It was a remote-controlled bomb blast. Terrorists are going after soft targets,” Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said. He expressed resolve

Rain kills 7 Orange Line workers in Lahore

LAHORE: At least seven people were killed and four others injured on Tuesday as rain lashed the city. The wall of an under construction godown at Quaid-e-Azam interchange fell over labourers who were working on the Orange Line project. Two

Sri Lanka rain death toll hits 101 as waters recede

COLOMBO: Floods subsided across Sri Lanka Tuesday revealing the full extent of damage from last week’s deluge that also triggered landslides, officials said, as the death toll crossed 100. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 101 people were known to

Muslim Scholars And Imams To Add Their Voice To OBON’s Call For National Unity

Some of Britain’s most eminent and renowned Muslim scholars and speakers, along with imams from mosques across the country, are gathering together in Birmingham, on Thursday May 19, to show the British Muslim community’s unswerving support for a campaign created