Asma Jahangir: Daughter of South Asia and voice of voiceless

Asma Jahangir will be remembered as a fearless advocate for the rule of law and human rights. She challenged the notion that religion or national security were sufficient grounds to ignore the principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Benazir Bhutto had a premonition she would be killed, took steps to prepare for it

One Pakistani intellectual I have admired over the years is Kamal Azfar, eight years my senior at Government College Lahore whose articles in the college magazine Ravi I admired after I joined GC in 1959. 

Hafiz freed in Pakistan, vows to fight for Kashmir

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, accused by India and the US of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai massacre, was on Friday freed after 10 months of house arrest here and vowed to continue the "jihad" for Jammu and Kashmir's "independence".

Pak Senior journalist Hamid Mir booked in kidnapping case

Leading Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir has been booked for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder case of a top-ranked ISI officer in 2010, police said on Sunday.

Sharifs getting back together to save party from scattering

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was deposed in September 2017 by the Supreme Court for not being a good Muslim under Article 63 of the constitution

India reacts strongly to China's move blocking listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist

India on Thursday reacted strongly to China's move to once again block listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the United Nation.

Pak sisters along with Indian born daughter crossed Attari border to Pakistan after spending 11 years in jail

Their prayers were answered after 11 long years as the two Pakistani sisters, along with the India-born daughter of one of them, left for Pakistan via the Attari border on Thursday afternoon.

Diplomate Bisaria appointed high commissioner to Pakistan

Seasoned diplomat Ajay Bisaria, currently the Indian ambassador to Poland, has been appointed the country’s top envoy to Pakistan.

Pak Hindu nationals granted long-term visas, Aadhar card and Pan as well

As many as 431 Pakistani nationals, mostly Hindus, have been granted long-term visas by the government, thus making them eligible for PAN and Aadhar cardsas well as allowing them to buy property, a home ministry official said.

US warns Pakistan to act against terrorists “save Heavens” or it would exercise its strategies to achieve the same objective a different way."

The Trump administration has firmly told Pakistan that if it fails to take "decisive" actions against terror groups, the US will "adjust" its tactics and strategies to achieve the objective in a "different way", a State Department official on Friday said.

Court indictes Nawaz, daughter Maryam, son-in-law for not declaring London apartments

An anti-corruption court in Islamabad on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law for not declaring four expensive apartments in London to tax authorities.

Problems within, not hostile neighbours, are being debated in India and Pakistan

Appearing on television on October 1, the ex-head of Pakistan’s ISI, General (retired) Ehsan-Ul-Haq, put forth a worldview that was far more inclusive than is usually enunciated on TV by retired army officers.

Pakistan’s three-time PM is set for a long exile

The Supreme Court of Pakistan, after much murky controversy, got rid of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in July saying he was not “sadiq” and “ameen” — two qualities of the Holy Prophet PBUH spelled out in the constitution as a legacy of the islamising General Zia ul Haq and his decade of military rule. Sharif went home chanting, “why was I thrown out?”

Pak dodges question on the recent photograph gaffe by its top diplomat in the UN general Assembly

Pakistan on Thursday dodged a question on the recent photograph gaffe by its top diplomat in the UN general Assembly, saying the incident cannot be used to deny an "indisputable fact" that Indian security forces were using pellet guns in Kashmir.

Religion-based education in Pakistan has made universities a fertile ground for extremists

Education has produced terrorism. It sounds shocking but it is true: The kind of religion-based education given in Pakistan. Such influence doesn’t end even after students join engineering and medical university. 

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