ISLAMABAD: Division among lawyers on key issues is crippling dispensing of justice across the country and in view of this situation, five retired judges and 80 SC lawyers on Friday wrote a letter to the SCBA president Rasheed A Rizvi, urging him to support the settled norms of legal practice, disavowing hooliganism.
It appeared that prominent
Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday he would be taking two months of paternity leave after the birth of his second daughter.
Zuckerberg said he would be taking advantage of Facebook’s option to take leaves in parts.
Mark Zuckerberg to finally get his Harvard degree
“I’ll take a month off to be with Priscilla (Chan)
ISLAMABAD: Opposition legislators on Friday sought sweeping changes to the electoral reforms bill that was tabled in the lower house of parliament for discussion.
The opposition MNAs found some parts of the Election Bill 2017 – which had been finalised by major political parties after extensive deliberations – to be against the cultural and eth
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday directed the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) to ensure implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) to counter the menace of terrorism in the country.
“NACTA should ensure implementation of the National Action Plan [NAP] and to [this effect] make a comprehensive strategy in c
MELBOURNE: A crisis engulfing Australia’s parliament has widened after a key independent senator became the seventh parliamentarian referred to the High Court to determine if his dual citizenship makes him ineligible to sit in parliament.
Senator Nick Xenophon’s announcement on Saturday that he holds dual British citizenship comes
ISLAMABAD: More than a hundred intending pilgrims staged a protest outside the religious affairs ministry on Friday against a private Hajj tour operator who fled away with their passports and money collected for sending them on the holy journey to Mecca.
Taking notice of the protest, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony
BARCELONA: Suspects in Spain’s twin terror attacks had been planning an even bigger assault than the deadly car rampages they carried out, police said, as distressing details emerged of families torn apart in the horror.
A 35-year-old Italian was among 14 killed, mowed down in front of his wife and young children in Barcelona when a
In ‘The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine’, one of the earliest episodes of Rod Serling’s 1959 show , a has-been film star Barbara Jean Trenton secludes herself in her private screening room, reminiscing about her past glory by watching her old films. The opening narration goes: “Picture of a woman looking at a picture. Movie great of another time, once-br
US Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee who was diagnosed with brain cancer in July, has completed his first round of radiation and chemotherapy, his daughter said on Friday.
“His resilience & strength is incredible,” Meghan McCain, who is a host on the Fox News program “Outnumbered,” wrote
KABUL: Afghan security forces were on high alert Saturday as the war-weary country, reeling from a number of high-profile deadly attacks, prepared to mark its independence day with muted celebrations.
There was an increased police presence in the capital Kabul where pop star Aryana Sayeed had vowed to give a concert and President Ashraf Ghani
SARGODHA: A man was gunned down over a dispute in Jhal Chakian police limits on Thursday.
Rawalpindi man killed in row over prayer rug
Police said shopkeeper Muhammad Zaheer of Dherema quarreled with a customer Amir over rates of goods two days back. In a bid to take revenge, Amir and his four sons Saleem, Tanveer, Naseer and Naeem opened fire
FAISALABAD: A man killed his brother-in-law over a domestic issue in the limits of Chak Jhumra police station on Thursday.
A police spokesman said that Babar and his wife went to the house of his in-laws in Chak No 187 when his brother-in-law Tazeem had an argument with him. When the arguments escalated, Tanzeem took out a knife and stabbed
MULTAN: At least 327 officials of agriculture department were provided android smartphones equipped with modern software applications.
The devices would deliver detailed pest situation reports regarding different crops with guidelines, a press release issued by agriculture department stated. The software applications would enable officials to
SAMUNDARI: A student of government school in Samundari died of cardiacattack in his classroom on Thursday.
According to details, 14-year-old Abdul Rehman, son of Muhammad Afzal, a resident of Shaukat Abad, was a student of ninth class at Government High School No 1. While the boy was studying in the class, he felt pain in his chest owing to
ISLAMABAD: After claiming over 120 lives across Pakistan, monsoon season has now entered its weaker phase. This year Pakistan has received below normal rains during the monsoon season and it is expected that in the coming days the amount and intensity of rainfall will decline further, triggering water scarcity in the country by the end of