SC directs govt to begin population census from March 15 next year

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday has directed to conduct population census on March 15, 2017. SC expressed resentment over the government for delay in carrying out the More...

Jhangvi wins Punjab by-election

JHANG: Maulana Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, a son of slain Sipah-e-Sahaba founder Haq Nawaz Jhangvi, has won by-election for the Punjab Assembly constituency PP-78, defeating over More...

PPP to restore belief of people of Balochistan in democracy: Bilawal

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his Party would restore the belief of the people of Balochistan in democracy and lashed out the current More...

CM Murad phones former COAS Raheel

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah called the former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and lauded his services as a COAS on Wednesday. According More...

A landmark law indeed!

Editorial According to a report released by the Aurat Foundation last year, around 1,000 girls are forcibly converted to More...

After the fall of Aleppo, comes the deluge

By Oubai Shahbandar Russian-built warplanes reportedly dropped thousands of leaflets, which read “Leave or Die,” More...

Dialogue efforts strength of Pakistan, not weakness: Abdul Basit

NEW DELHI: Pakistani High Commissioner (HC) in India, Abdul Basit has said on Wednesday that efforts...

UN says record half a million Afghans displaced by war

KABUL: With daily battles between the government forces and Taliban insurgents, the number of people who...

Soccer-Iniesta’s potential return a boost for Barca

BARCELONA: Andres Iniesta’s injury comeback cannot arrive soon enough for Barcelona who head into the first...

India did not grant visas to Pakistan’s junior hockey team for world cup: PHF

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has rejected claims from the International Hockey Federation (FIH) that it had not submitted travel documents..

Babar Azam like a young Kohli: Pakistan coach

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur compared “young gun” Babar Azam to Virat Kohli on Thursday, saying the 22-year-old reminded him of..

Pakistan, China commence direct rail and sea freight service

ISLAMABAD/BEIJING: Pakistan and China embarked on their ambitious and effective project to link China’s southwestern province Yunnan with Pakistan’s largest port..

SECP Chairman inaugurates Islamic Financing Facility Centre in Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Zafar Hijazi, Thursday inaugurated an Islamic financing facility centre in Rawalpindi...

Oceans suffer colossal damage

It only took us an existential moment to damage them, but they won’t be fixed in our lifetime. Researchers say ocean..

  Oxford University Press recently launched an event ‘Dosti Kitabon Sey’, a programme for promoting reading habit and creating friendship of..

Superb show by Pakistan’s wheelchair cricket

Pakistan’s wheelchair cricket team captain Majid Dawarr, who led Pakistan to a 3-0 sweep of Nepal in the International Wheelchair Cricket..