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Daily Archives: June 6, 2018

British-Pakistani commentator briefly ‘abducted’ in Lahore, Pakistan

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Lahore, June 6: A British-Pakistani commentator was briefly ‘abducted’ in Lahore, the capital city of Punjab province of Pakistan Gul Bukhari, a contributing writer of Daily The Nation, Lahore, was intercepted by some unidentified persons in Cantonment area of Lahore, while she was on her way to appear in a TV show of Waqt News […]

Pakistani journalist thrashed by armed men

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Lahore, June 6:  A Pakistani journalist was beaten up by unknown persons in Lahore, the capital city of Punjab province. Asad Kharal, an investigative journalist, was thrashed by some masked armed persons near Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on night between Tuesday and Wednesday. He received multiple injuries and was rushed to Services Hospital Lahore. […]


Multan local court stays publication of Reham’s book

MULTAN: A civil court issued a stay order on the publication of Reham Khan’s book on a petition filed Mustafa Chohan, the PTI lawyers’ wing president, reported Geo News. The court after a brief hearing also summoned Reham, who is the former wife of PTI chief Imran Khan, as well as Husain Haqqani and the […]


Canal water issue turns worse from bad

SADIQABAD – The issue of canal water blockage in Sadiqabad has turned worse from bad as local canals have dried owing to water shortage, leaving hundreds of farmers unemployed. Farmers of the area are critical of the situation and blame the Irrigation Department for it. Growers, belonging to different villages and chaks, told The Nation […]


Senate concerned over efforts to repeal 18th Amendment

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ISLAMABAD: Reports suggesting efforts to repeal the 18th Amendment, consequently all the painstaking work on devolution has raised serious concerns with a Senate panel on Monday. A local media house stated that the newly-formed Senate’s functional panel on devolution sought details from provinces about the status of transfer of departments since the adoption of the […]

Journalist Gul Bukhari home after hours long ‘abduction’ in Lahore

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Journalist and activist Gul Bukhari was abducted by unknown persons in Lahore on Tuesday night, police sources said. Early on Wednesday, her family confirmed she was home and “fine”. According to sources, Bukhari was on her way to the Waqt TV studio on the Fatimah Jinnah Road (Queen’s Road) for a talk show when the […]

Senior journalist and anchorperson Asad Kharal beaten up in Lahore

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LAHORE: Investigative journalist and television anchorperson Asad Kharal was reportedly attacked and injured by ‘masked men’ near Allama Iqbal International Airport in the wee hours of Wednesday. SP Cantonment Bilal Zafar confirmed the incident to The Express Tribune. “Asad Kharal was allegedly tortured by unidentified men. We have already received a complaint of the incident,” […]

Ahsan Iqbal tenders apology in contempt case

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Former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday tender unconditional apology before a full bench of Lahore High Court and submitted his written reply to a contempt notice issued to him. The bench also directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to submit a detailed report on petitions against the alleged anti-judiciary speeches by former […]

IHC reserves verdict in PBA’s plea

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ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court Tuesday reserved its verdict in a petition of the Pakistan Broadcasting Association seeking stay order against PEMRA’s guidelines on Ramazan transmission for the last ten days of the holy month. A single bench of IHC comprising Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb conducted hearing and reserved its verdict in the petition seeking […]