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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Bajwa, on Monday had a meeting with the Defense Committee of the Senate.

 

Drug abuse is a problem in Pakistan and it is not discussed as often as it should be to arrive at viable solutions.

 

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Bajwa, on Monday had a meeting with the Defense Committee of the Senate.

 

With the start of a national immunisation drive against polio on Monday, there is reason to ponder how efforts to eradicate the disease, instead of taking on an urgency, are in slow-burner mode.

 

The ruling PMLN may have won the NA 120 by-election. Yet it has nothing at all to celebrate. Not when this was contested on equal footing against the Milli Muslim League (MML).

 

AN emphatic Supreme Court judgement disqualifying former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office was unlikely to be modified in a review by the very same bench that had disqualified him.

 

Gen (rtd) Musharraf may just have found his soul mate. A career politician and American, no less.

 

Even in the annals of ‘honour’ killing, these will be counted as particularly barbaric murders. Two teenagers, 15-year-old Bakht Taj and 17-year-old Ghani Rehman, were electrocuted to death by their families for having eloped from their homes in Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi area.

 

Pakistan cricket’s agonising eight and a half years of isolation effectively ended this week with three T20 international series being played between a high-profile World XI and the Pakistan team at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.

 

Supreme Court has begun hearing Sharif family’s review petitions against the decision of the five-member bench that disqualified Nawaz Sharif.

 


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