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Martial law challenged in Pakistan court

Pakistan government’s decision to call Army for security in Islamabad was on Monday challenged in a court.

Ramzan breach closes lone Islamabad cinema

The Pakistani authorities on Sunday sealed the only cinema in this capital city for screening movies at iftar (fast breaking) time.

Taliban winning Afghanistan war, claims Mullah Mohammed Omar

Mullah Mohammed Omar

Taliban supremo Mullah Mohammed Omar has claimed that Taliban are winning the war against the foreign forces.

Pakistan to raise Kashmir row in FS-level talks

Pakistan will try to find a way to solve the decades old Kashmir issue with India when the foreign secretaries of the two countries will meet on August 25, foreign secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said

Pakistan ex-Chief Justice sues Imran for Rs 20bn


Former Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry on Thursday sent a Rs 20-billion defamation notice to Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for causing “humiliation and mental agony”

‘No coup for 15 years under Pervez deal’

A senior leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) claimed on Wednesday that under a deal with former military ruler Pervez Musharraf it was agreed that martial law could not be imposed in the count

Imran Khan is not majority’s pick for Prime Minister post

Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is not the majority’s choice for the Prime Minister’s post although his party is the most popular, survey reports said.

Pakistan gives free hand to Imran for ‘azadi march’

Imran Khan

Pakistan’s government has given a free hand to the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold its azadi (independence) march on August 14 as the party’s chief Imran Khan promised to keep the rally peaceful

We must be offensive towards India: Hafiz Mohammed Saeed

Hafiz Mohammed Saeed

Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed has said that Pakistan should be offensive towards India.

8 Pakistani soldiers killed

At least 8 Pakistani soldiers were killed and 3 wounded on Friday as militants mounted an assault on a Frontier Corps check-post in the restive tribal Khyber Agency.

The collective moral might and high-mindedness of the Communist parties of India miserably failed the country in the critical battle of 2014. Their numbers in Parliament dropped drastically and their presence as an ideological force is dwindling day by day.

Here is something for Dinanath Batra to chew on. While he leads the charge against cakes and candles on birthdays, all things Western, including English language education, millions of Chinese college students take the country’s many standardised English tests every year, hoping to embellish their resumes with language certificates.