Monday , 25 September 2017

ATC sentences five to death over burning alive Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014

An Anti-Terrorism Court on Wednesday handed the death penalty to five men for their involvement in the burning alive of a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014. The five men identified as Mehdi Khan, Riaz Kambo, Irfan Shakoor, Muhammad Hanif, and Hafiz Ishtiaq a local prayer leader were …

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Two Pakistani women made it to BBC’s 100 Women 2016 list

Lots of Pakistani women have been making waves internationally and the latest ones to do so are entrepreneur Naema Ahmed and political activist Karima Baloch. The two women made it to BBC’s 100 women list, which celebrates 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. Karima Baloch, a …

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Peshawar High Court halts govt order to deport Pak-Turk school staff

Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday passed a stay order preventing the government from deporting Pak-Turk school officials. A two-member bench of the PHC comprising Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Ikramullah heard a writ petition filed by students and parents of Pak-Turk schools. The petitioners maintained that the federal government …

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Islamabad doctor sued for Rs25m over cat’s death

A cat owner sued a veterinarian in Islamabad, accusing him of negligence that allegedly led to her cat’s death. Sundus Hoorain told DawnNews she took her two-month-old cat for a routine check-up to Dr Faisal Khan’s clinic in F-7.69 “My cat was admitted to the hospital and I was asked …

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Grilled Jumbo Prawns and the Chocolate Log are winners on Lahore Social’s new menu

A trend a lot of restaurants have followed over the years is doing something fresh to mark anniversaries of their launch. Instead of only embellishing their premises, some restaurants make the wise decision of offering something new to their customers from redoing the interior to relaunching the menu to introducing …

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Most wanted terror suspect nabbed in Peshawar CTD

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa claimed to have arrested a suspected militant with a Rs0.5 million bounty on his head in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Wednesday. The arrested suspect. The “most wanted” suspect was allegedly involved in a 2009 deadly car bombing in Peshawar’s Khyber Bazaar in which 60 …

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NZ eye first Pakistan series win in decades

New Zealand have a chance to seal a first series win against Pakistan in more than 30 years in the second Test in Hamilton with the tourists without talisman Misbah-ul-Haq. The seventh-ranked Black Caps go into the match which begins Friday 1-0 up in the two-Test series following a comprehensive …

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Erdogan says EU lawmakers’ vote on Turkish membership ‘has no value’

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a vote by the European Parliament on whether to halt EU membership talks with Ankara “has no value in our eyes” and again accused Europe of siding with terrorist organisations. “We have made clear time and time again that we take care …

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Indian police kill six Maoists in shootout

Six heavily armed Maoist rebels were killed Wednesday in a jungle gun battle with police in eastern India, an officer said. Police said they opened fire after being attacked during a search on Wednesday morning in the Maoist stronghold of Latehar district in Jharkhand state. “The area is covered by …

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Trump keeping ‘open mind’ on pulling out of climate accord

US President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was keeping an open mind on whether to pull out of a landmark international accord to fight climate change, in a softening of his stance toward global warming. Trump told the New York Times in an interview that he thinks there is …

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