Giving triple talaq in one sitting must be punished: CCI Chairman

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Chairman of the Council of Islamic Ideology Dr Qibla Ayaz said that the authority supports the decision of deeming triple talaq in one sitting as punishable. He further said that the punishment regarding this will be discussed with religious scholars and also on making a consolidated divorce paper. Dr Ayaz said a session will be summoned on...

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Tanushree Dutta accuses Nana Patekar of sexual harassment

Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta has alleged veteran actor Nana Patekar sexually harassed her. During an interview, Tanushree alleged  that Nana’s reputation of sexual misconduct is well known in the Hindi film industry, but little has been done about it. “Everyone knows about Nana that he has always been disrespectful towards women. People in the industry know about his background... that...

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Peshawar Zalmi signs MOU with Austrian Cricket Association for promotion of cricket

Web Desk: Zalmi Foundation signs an MOU with the Austrian Cricket Association. The MoU was signed in Vienna, Austria between the Chairman of Peshawar Zalmi and Zalmi Foundation and Austrian Cricket Association Chairman, Mr. Muhammad Ashfaaq. According to the MoU, Peshawar Zalmi will play its part to promote cricket in Austria with emphasis on school cricket. Austrian Cricket team will...

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US may lose out in trade war against the world: ECB

Economic activity in the United States could fall more than two per cent within a year if Washington launched a trade war on a wide front, European Central Bank researchers suggested Wednesday. The forecast comes as officials like ECB President Mario Draghi and World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo warn of protectionism´s rising threat to the world economy under Donald...

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Tayyip Erdogan’s shadow looms over Turkey bid for Euro 2024

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an avid follower of sports who massively developed football infrastructure, has in 15 years in power always come away empty-handed from bids for Turkey to hold one of the world's great sporting events. On Thursday, UEFA will determine if Erdogan's dream will finally be realised when it chooses between Turkey and Germany over who will host...

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Zulfi Bukhari appointment challenged before Supreme Court owing to dual nationality

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday,   Zulfi Bukhari’s appointment as Prime Minister Imran Khan special assistant on overseas Pakistanis and human resource development has been challenged in the Supreme Court. A petitioner, Adil Chatta, moved the top court against Bukhari’s appointment as he is a dual national. On 18th September,  Zulfi Bukhari was appointed as a special assistant to the prime minister on...

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Commander Rawalpindi Corps reviews operational readiness of LoC troops says ISPR

On Wednesday, Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, visited various sectors on Line of Control and reviewed operational readiness of the deployed troops at forward locations, said the army media wing the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR). Furthermore, the ISPR statement further added that that the commander lauded officers and soldiers for their vigilance, alertness and high morale. Lieutenant General...

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Government retrieves plan of leasing Radio Pakistan premises following protests

Web-Desk: On Wednesday, the government finally withdrew its decision to lease the premises of Radio Pakistan following protests from employees. Ali Muhammad Khan---- the Minister of State for Parliamentary affairs  said the government has reached an agreement with Radio Pakistan employees and decided to take back its plan. "For the time being, we have taken back our decision to lease Radio...

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