Sajjad Hussain

Important to incentivise Taliban so that they fulfil promises, says Pak PM

Important to incentivise Taliban so that they fulfil promises, says Pak PM

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said it was important to incentivise the Taliban so that the new rulers of Afghanistan fulfil the promises they made after they seized power in Kabul last month. The Taliban are yet to get international recognition. The heavily armed group have promised an inclusive government, a more moderate […]

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Imran Khan loses main battle in Senate

Imran Khan loses main battle in Senate

Gilani defeats PM’s finance minister in hotly contested election

Islamabad:  Pakistan’s Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh was trounced by former premier Yusuf Raza Gilani in the crucial Senate elections on Wednesday, in a major setback for Prime Minister Imran Khan who had personally campaigned for his Cabinet colleague. The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Party (PTI) had claimed that it enjoyed support of 182 members while […]

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Pragmatism in education system

Pragmatism in education system

Benjamin Franklin rightly said, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn”. This has been quoted now and then by the educators which is proven right by science and is called as experiential learning. This method of learning through research projects, internships and project learning teach students […]

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Pak not in favour of escalating tensions with India

Pak not in favour of escalating tensions with India

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it was not in favour of escalating tensions with India, days after it told Islamabad to reduce the staff in its high commission in New Delhi by half. The Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday the Charge d’Affaires of Pakistan High Commission was summoned and informed about the decision […]

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Pak PM Imran calls Osama bin Laden ‘shaheed’

Pak PM Imran calls Osama bin Laden ‘shaheed’

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday called slain al-Qaeda chief and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden a “shaheed” (martyr) and said that Islamabad faced “embarrassment” by taking part in America’s war on terror. Speaking in parliament during the budget session, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing […]

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Pak rejects allegations of violation of Vienna Convention by its diplomats in India as ‘baseless’

Pak rejects allegations of violation of Vienna Convention by its diplomats in India as ‘baseless’

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected what it called “baseless allegations” by India of any violation of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations by its High Commission officials in New Delhi and asserted that they always function within the parameters of international law. Indian Chargé d’ Affaires in Islamabad was summoned to convey Pakistan’s rejection and […]

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Pak PM orders probe into alleged scandal of importing medicines from India: Report

Pak PM orders probe into alleged scandal of importing medicines from India: Report

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered a probe into the alleged scandal of importing over 450 medicines like vitamin tablets in the guise of buying life-saving drugs from India, according to a media report. On August 9, Pakistan suspended all trade ties with India following New Delhi’s decision to abrogate Article 370 on August […]

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Stop congregational prayers to save human lives, says Al-Azhar fatwa

Stop congregational prayers to save human lives, says Al-Azhar fatwa

Islamabad:  A top global Islamic body has issued a fatwa (religious edict) on the request of Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi, empowering the head of the state to suspend Friday prayers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that claimed over 20,000 lives worldwide. The fatwa issued on Wednesday by the Grand Imam Shaikh of […]

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First doctor dies from coronavirus in Pak

First doctor dies from coronavirus in Pak

Islamabad: A 26-year-old Pakistani doctor has become the country’s first medic to die after contracting the novel coronavirus while treating the COVID-19 patients in Gilgit region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, officials said on Monday. Usma Riaz was treating the patients who recently returned from Iraq and Iran. Pakistan, which borders Iran and China, two of the […]

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Pakistan observes Kashmir Solidarity Day

Pakistan observes Kashmir Solidarity Day

Islamabad, Feb 5: Pakistan on Wednesday observed Kashmir Solidarity Day, with the top leaders extending their support to the Kashmiri people to find a just and peaceful resolution to their issues. The day is observed every year on February 5 by Pakistan. President Arif Alvi in his message said India by abrogating Article 370 has […]

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