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ISLAMABAD: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee’s meeting to sight the moon for Zilhajj has commenced in Islamabad. Ministry of Religious Affairs spokesperson Imran Siddiqui said the meeting was earlier scheduled for Karachi. Talking to Daily Sun News Tribune, Director General Pakistan Meteorological Department

PHOTO: AFP In a recent incident, a brutal acid attack was carried out on cows and oxen in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place in the village of Karmana, an area a mere distance of 5km away

KARACHI: The stock market closed in the red for the fourth consecutive day following a volatile trading session on Tuesday. The benchmark index lost close to 1,000 points after opening in the wake of massive selling by retail investors and touched

Ambassador of UAE to Pakistan Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al-Noaimi met the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday. -ISPR RAWALPINDI: Ambassador of UAE to Pakistan Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al-Noaimi called on Chief of Army Staff

Stolte­nberg will hold talks with Polish Presid­ent Andrze­j Duda in Warsaw before travel­ling to the NATO base NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. PHOTO: REUTERS WARSAW: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit a US-led NATO battalion in Poland on Friday amid

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Daniyal Aziz speaks to media in Islamabad.  He remarked that people alleging that others are involved in wrongdoings are themselves committing crimes.  “We are being lectured that institutions should be respected. However, our opponents have themselves

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif. PHOTO: REUTERS Hours after Donald Trump accused Pakistan of ‘harbouring terrorists’ in its new policy on Afghanistan, US ambassador David Hale met Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in Islamabad on Tuesday. “Ambassador Hale briefed the foreign minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid on Tuesday asked for Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution to be amended during the National Assembly session.  The NA committee responsible for electoral reforms will recommend amendments to Article 62

Last year in Cuba first ever meetin­g betwee­n a Roman Cathol­ic pope and a Russia­n Orthod­ox patria­rch was held Pope Francis. PHOTO: REUTERS MOSCOW: Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said on Tuesday that there was “positive momentum” behind the

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan said on Tuesday that politicians are involved in timber mafia which is becoming an environmental hazard in Khyber Pakhtunkhaw.  Imran Khan was addressing an event on KP’s Billion Tree Tsunami project in the federal capital.  Speaking about the environmental problems, he remarked