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Shehryar Afridi urges media to play its due role in safeguarding national security

  • Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Thursday urged the media to play its due role when it comes to national security. Addressing a seminar held in Islamabad over the role of media in national security, Shehryar Afridi took aim at prevalent media policies, stressing that safeguarding the national security is not just […]

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    SC to hear NAB’s appeal against IHC orders that suspended Sharifs’ sentences

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will hear today (Tuesday) National Accountability Bureau’s appeal against the suspension of Sharifs conviction by the Islamabad High Court. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Saqib Nisar would hear the plea. The apex court had issued notices to Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz. Filed on October 22, The NAB […]

  • Maulana Samiul Haq’s domestic staff interrogated in connection with his murder

    The personal secretary and guard of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam’s slain leader Maulana Samiul Haq were on Saturday questioned for three hours in connection with his murder,reported citing police sources. Maulana Sami, an influential religious scholar and former senator, was assassinated by unknown persons at his residence in Rawalpindi last night. The aforementioned members of Maulana Sami’s […]

  • Asma Jahangir wins 2018 UN Human Rights Prize

    Late lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir was announced as one of the four winners of the 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize on Friday. The announcement was made through the official Twitter account of President of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces. “Today I announced the 2018 winners of the UN […]

  • Aslam Masood, chief suspect in ‘fake accounts’ case, arrested by Interpol: source

    One of the chief accused in the ongoing ‘fake’ accounts case, Aslam Masood, was arrested by Interpol on Tuesday as he was boarding a flight from London to Jeddah, DawnNewsTV reported quoting security sources. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) hailed the arrest of Masood — the chief financial officer of the Omni Group of Companies […]

  • 1 more student allegedly commits suicide in Chitral

    One more student in Chitral allegedly took his own life on Thursday after receiving his Intermediate exam results, police told . Police sources said that according to initial information, he had been unable to secure a foreign scholarship and had obtained lower test scores than his two close friends who had been selected for the […]