Day archives: June 11th, 2017

look into the Qatar crisis

look into the Qatar crisiz BY Usman A Khan Tahir The political labyrinth that is the Gulf These countries accuse the Qatari monarchy of supporting Sunni Islamist terrorism and Iranian designs on the region. Later on, Maldives, Senegal and Mauritania also severed their ties with Qatar, whereas Jordan downgraded its diplomatic ties with the country …

Faisalabad university expels 3 students for criticism on Facebook

The Express Tribune > Pakistan > Punjab Faisalabad university expels 3 students for criticism on Facebook By News Desk Published: June 10, 2017 The three students expelled by the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad for criticising its administration on a Facebook page. PHOTO: Facebook The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, (UAF) has expelled three students for criticising …

NAB asks top court to cancel Dr Asim’s bail

NAB asks top court to cancel Dr Asim’s bail By Hasnaat Malik Published: June 11, 2017 Dr Asim Hussain. ISLAMABAD : The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the bail granted to Dr Asim Hussain by the Sindh High Court (SHC) in two corruption references. Filing the …

The Nation Mashal’s father moves PHC for relocating case

PESHAWAR – Mashal Khan was a student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan (AWKUM), who was lynched by a mob of fellow students, university employees and outsiders on April 13 for allegedly having committed blasphemy, a charge that was neither substantiated in the initial police inquiry nor in the report of the joint investigation team …

Man gets death penalty over blasphemy on social media

Man gets death penalty over blasphemy on social media By Kashif Zafar Published: June 11, 2017 BAHALWALPUR: In a first, an anti-terrorism court in Bahawalpur sentenced a man to death for committing blasphemy on social media. According to details, the counter-terrorism department in Multan registered a case against Taimoor Raza on charges of blasphemy. Based …

Army proficient of defeating all intimidation: COAS

Army proficient of defeating all intimidation: COAS June 11, 2017 APP RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday visited troops along the Line of Control in Muzaffarabad Sector. The COAS was given a detailed briefing by the local commander on the operational situation, Indian ceasefire violations and response by the Pak …