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Water belonging to India cannot go to Pakistan,’ says Modi

‘Water belonging to India cannot go to Pakistan,’ says Modi Dawn.com — Updated about 3 hours ago  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that water which ‘belongs’ to India cannot be allowed to flow into Pakistan, Indian Express reported. “The fields of our farmers must have adequate water. Water that belongs to India cannot …

With Trump victory, blunt US general gets second chance

With Trump victory, blunt US general gets second chance By Reuters  Published: November 18, 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks along side retired US Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn during a campaign town hall meeting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, US, September 6, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON: On his way to the polls on election …

Electoral system flaws: PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif

Electoral system flaws: PTI loses court battle against Khawaja Asif By Irfan Ghauri Published: November 11, 2016 ISLAMABAD: The detailed judgment is likely to be released in a few days, after which it will become clear if the petitions were dismissed merely on technical grounds or on merit.In the short order, the apex court judges …

Sharif’s politics at hazard

Sharif’s politics at hazard Mazhar Abbas November 07, 2016 Pakistan The prime minister his legal and political teams are confident to overcome the crisis but, the top PML-N hierarchy as well as Sharif’s family are also holding serious deliberations on every aspect of the present crisis and also working on a possible alternate plan.The Sharif …

Planted story probe will not be against Pervaiz Rashid:

Planted story probe will not be against Pervaiz Rashid: Nisar According to a statement from the PM’s office, the premier directed Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid to step down to enable holding of an independent and detailed inquiry into the episode. “The planted story related to the NSC and NAP meeting published in Daily Dawn on …

Abidi was arrested from his residence in New Rizvia Society

KARACHI: Abidi was arrested from his residence in New Rizvia Society, within the remits of Sachchal police station. The raid was conducted late on Friday night and Abidi’s house was searched for half an hour, before he was moved to an undisclosed location for interrogation. According to police, Abidi has been arrested on charges of a …

IHC tells PTI not to lock down capital

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday disposed of identical petitions against the Nov 2 “show of power” planned by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) with a directive not to lock down the federal capital. Babar Awan and Naeem Bokhari, counsel for PTI chairman Imran Khan, however expressed ‘no confidence’ in Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui …

Woman among four civilians killed by Indian firing

Woman among four civilians killed by Indian firing along Line of Control “Indian troops have yet again resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Nakyal, Jandrot and Kel sectors,” said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). A government official from Nakyal told Dawn that there had been intense shelling …