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Criminal justice system needs to be reworked: PM Seeks Ulema’s cooperation to fight conspiracies against Muslims

Staff Reporter Islamabad Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that Pakistan’s criminal justice system needs to be reworked as the current setup encourages crime. Addressing the launching ceremony of Letters of Administration and Succession Certificates, the prime minister said that “once the culprits face punishments for their crimes, the rates would eventually fall in the country.” “A civilised society gives a message: Crime does not pay,” he said, stressing the need...

Zardari shifted to hospital

  Staff Reporter Karachi Former president and Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari was shifted to Ziauddin Hospital in Clifton here on Thursday on account of...

Merkel to discuss Russia pipeline with US

  Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel on said Thursday that she isn’t abandoning a German-Russian gas pipeline project that faces US sanctions, but wants to talk...

Twin suicide blasts in Baghdad leave 32 dead

Baghdad A rare twin suicide bombing killed nearly 32 in central Baghdad on Thursday, making it the deadliest attack in the city in three years. At...

Indian fake think Tanks’ board members resign

Staff Reporter Islamabad The EU Disinfo Lab Report exposed...

Shahbaz exempted from hearings

  Observer Report Lahore An accountability court on Thursday nullified...

Punjab likely to hold LG polls in Sept

  Our Correspondent Lahore The Punjab government has taken a...

Biden swiftly begins sweeping away Trump’s immigration barriers...

Imran Yaqub Dhillon New York US President Joe Biden...

CPEC

Islamabad-Kabul ties and CPEC

Hina Habib AFGHANISTAN and Pakistan share a deep historical and cultural affinity. Still, there is a history of the problematic relationship between Kabul and Islamabad....

Covid -19 and CPEC

Dr.Aqeela Asif BEFORE onset of Covid-19,...

Pak-China Partnership Vital for National...

Zubair Qureshi Islamabad Experts while participating in...

CPEC: Iran and Central Asia

Dr Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Most...

Gwadar: The History and Future

Imtiaz Rafi Butt IN December 2020,...

BUSINESS

Gold prices up by Rs400 per tola

  Islamabad The price of 24 karat per tola gold increased by Rs400 on Thursday and was sold at Rs113,400 against...

SBP Governor briefs PM on...

Staff Reporter Islamabad The State Bank...

SECP allows licenced individuals to...

Staff Reporter Islamabad The Securities and...

Pak-US Business Council greets Joe...

Our Correspondent Lahore Founder Chairman Pak-US...

Eighteen signs renowned actor Adnan...

Staff Reporter Islamabad Eighteen, the luxury...

PAKISTAN

339,000 differently-abled persons registered with NADRA President wants one-window facility for processing of disability certificates

Staff Reporter Islamabad President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday stressed the need for establishing a one-window operation in the country to expeditiously process disability certificates. He said the existing procedure of certification and registration was quite slow and cumbersome which needed to be simplified for the facilitation of the differently-abled people. The President stated this while chairing a follow-up meeting on the registration of differently-abled persons, here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The meeting was attended by Special Assistant to PM on Poverty Alleviation...

CM wants electricity projects’ completion within stipulated time

  Staff Reporter Peshawar Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to complete the up-gradation work of all electricity projects within the...

UNFCCC terms Pakistan GHG emissions more scientific than...

Staff Reporter Islamabad The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Thursday termed the Green House Gas (GAG) emissions data more scientific with better...

Murad Saeed urges Opp to avoid becoming stooge...

Staff Reporter Islamabad Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed on Thursday said that opposition parties were playing in the hands of anti state lobbies,...

Social Security Institute uplift

  Staff Reporter Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Labour and...

Public warned of seafood fraud

  Our Correspondent Multan Public should be vigilant of fishmongers...

Fog accident claims lives of four passengers

  Faisal Khawer Butt Sialkot Four persons were killed on...

HMC-3, WASO awarded design licence certificates

Staff Reporter Islamabad Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) pursuing...

HEALTH

What do we really know about antioxidants?

MOST people have probably heard that antioxidant-rich foods and supplements can benefit health, but many may not fully understand what antioxidants are or how...

Has the pandemic shifted traditional...

NEW research shows that childcare...

First wave of Covid-19 linked...

In the United States, cardiovascular...

Medical myths: All about sugar

IN this episode of Medical...

SARS-CoV-2 in neurons may damage...

A recent three-pronged study concludes...

SPORTS

Pakistan begin training camp ahead of 1st Test against...

Karachi Pakistan cricket team on Thursday kicked off its preparation for the first Test against South Africa at the National Stadium Karachi (NSK). The 20-member squad...

Security in Pakistan gave players...

Lahore As South Africa is set...

Rumman joins Islamabad United as...

Karachi Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise...

First-ever women ludo tournament to...

Staff Reporter Islamabad Pakistan’s First-ever Women...

GB Scouts lift CJCSC Alpine...

Naltar Waqar Junior’s outstanding run in...

21 CENTURY

Famous singer Waris Baig’s son Ammar Baig Amazing Talent Recognized At Very Young Age

Pakistani American Ammar Baig is the new sensational singing star who is capturing the hearts of the English and Urdu/Hindi singing fraternity of music fans in the East and West. The unique star has an enchanting and mesmerizing voice in English which matches the western superstar Bruno Mars. In Urdu/ Hindi this remarkable outstanding unique talent sings ghazels with his beautiful voice to match that of the King of the East Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, Mehdi Hassan, Pankaj Udhas...

Medical myths: Does sugar make children hyperactive?

When children indulge in sugary foods, they turn feral and bounce off every available surface. This is, as most parents can attest, a fact....

Step out in style in Kelly’s boots by...

We can always rely on Kelly Brook to serve us with some serious style inspiration and she has not let us down today! It's...

Go dotty for a polkadot top like Olivia...

Olivia Palermo had her very own Pretty Woman moment this week. The designer has been donning some seriously stylish looks for her recent dog walks...

Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox promise was trouble from the...

Microsoft has, since the launch of the...

Plant-Based, High Protein Diet May Lower Risk of...

A new study finds that eating a...

Faizan Sheikh to Break into the World of...

Accomplished film and television actor Faizan Sheikh...

Katy Perry recalls how Orlando Bloom stood by...

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have become...

TWIN CITIES

Foreign funding case to become Panama-II, claims...

Staff Reporter Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Thursday predicted that JUI-F supremo Maulana Fazlur Rehman will be ditched by...

Co-accused becomes approver in reference...

Staff Reporter Amjad Hussain, co-accused in...

Mainstreaming disabled, destitute segment of...

Staff Reporter Speaker National Assembly Asad...

IHC bars police from registering...

Staff Reporter The Islamabad High Court...

ICC’s delegation meets Mayor

  Staff Reporter A delegation of Islamabad...

KASHMIR

Shutdown in Srinagar on Gaw Kadal massacre anniversary

Srinagar In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Gaw Kadal and its adjoining areas in Srinagar, today, on the completion of 31 years...

Turkish media urged to keep...

Islamabad Pakistan has urged the media...

Homage to victims of Gaw...

Srinagar In Indian illegally occupied Jammu...

30 years on, family awaiting...

  Srinagar In occupied Kashmir, family members...

British MP hails BBC for...

London Member of British Parliament, James...
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Cleanliness: Key tenet of Islam

Abdul Rasool Syed ISLAM, like all of its tenets, is also unique as well as appealing in its admonishment to its adherents for adopting cleanliness...

The human infection

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Pakistan’s power industry, need for ‘naya’ reforms

Tahir Rizavi MISALIGNED and reactive policies have perhaps been the greatest woes for Pakistan’s power sector. Be it the 1994 and 2002 Power Policies which...

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Mongolian PM resigns after protests over Covid-19 mother’s treatment

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Ulaanbaatar Mongolia’s prime minister resigned Thursday following protests and public outrage over the treatment of a coronavirus patient and her newborn baby. Landlocked Mongolia reported just...

HEALTH

What do we really know about antioxidants?

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MOST people have probably heard that antioxidant-rich foods and supplements can benefit health, but many may not fully understand what antioxidants are or how...

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