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Murad meets with American Charge’d Affairs

Ms. Angela Aggeler, the Charge D'affaires of the United States Mission to Pakistan called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and discussed matters of mutual interest. She was accompanied by American Consul General in Karachi Mr. Rob Siberstein, the chief minister while exchanging views with the visiting diplomat said that the recent heavy rains had turned thousands of people homeless in Hyderabad

Court extends Shehbaz’s remand, orders to arrange bed for him

An accountability court on Tuesday extended the judicial remand of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz in a money laundering and assets beyond means case. Judge Jawadul Hassan ordered jail authorities to provide the PML-N president a bed inside his cell. Shehbaz, Hamza and other accused appeared in court as it resumed hearing. During the hearing, Kot Lakhpat jail

Pakistan summons French envoy to lodge protest over ‘anti-Islam campaign’

Pakistan on Monday summoned French envoy Marc Baréty to lodge "strong protest" against the publication of blasphemous caricatures and French President Emmanuel Macron’s "anti-Islam" comments. According to a spokesperson for the Foreign Office, a demarche was also handed to the French envoy by Special Secretary (Europe) Dr Aman Rashid. The FO told Baréty that Pakistan strongly protested the publication of

Sindh local government to compile a record of all vaccinated children

Secretary Local Government, Government of Sindh Najam Ahmad Shah has said that record of all children vaccinated in the province should be compiled regularly and complete records of vaccines provided to private hospitals and dispensaries should be kept in accordance. Najam Ahmad Shah expressed these views while presiding over a meeting on Digital Birth Registration Project which is running with the

PM Imran Khan condoles martyrdom of security, army personnel in terror attacks

Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered ‘deepest condolences’ and prayers for the 20 security personnel including six army men in two separate attacks. In a Twitter message, Imran Khan said, “My deepest condolences & prayers for the 20 security personnel, including 6 army men, martyred in 2 cowardly acts of terrorism yesterday.” https://twitter.com/ImranKhanPTI/status/1317008533024624642?s=20 He added

An evil that persists: Dowry System

Author: Maira Masood “Lain dain ki baat krlain?” A typical stance most of us have heard during a marriage or “Baat Pakki”. Dowry or “Jahez” is defined as the transfer of money, property or gifts at marriage from the bride’s side to the groom’s side. Ethically speaking, doesn’t it sound weird? Why oblige and burden the bride’s family to give such a handsome amount of money or such expensive gifts to please the

THY PROCLIVITY OF THEE

Hauling down the slides Liting thy faith to infinite A glow thy thoughts aside Albeit things would go all right Voices thee catch many, harsh or tearing upright, Let thy temper go muted, Making thy actions bright Can be done can't be done, let thy dreams decide No matter how hard it goes, Keep thy spirits high Earliest thee may fail, Later thee may fly As grappling for the

“Women of vehement out in the blacken IOK”

“We were scared to death. Sky seeming dark as we could move nowhere. We thought it would end soon, but a month, then 3 months and now almost a year. It feels like we have been confined to live under lockdown and only because we demand our land back, our rights back, and our Kashmir back". Fahmida, a brave Kashmiri lady, living under siege in IOK, shared her thoughts to a news media. She is a mother, a

KASHMIR II: EVERY SINEW BLEEDS, EVERY HEART BEATS

Samson Simon Sharaf Samson Simon Sharaf Abrogation of Article 370 and 35 A open legitimate options for China and Pakistan. But in a Realist Paradigm, it is only the stronger who exercises legality. With support from the North and West, India calculated it enjoyed overwhelming support and embarked on the Kashmir II adventure. As if its defeat at hands of China in Eastern Ladakh is no lesson, India will not