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Corruption gone up
in Pakistan, now ranks
140 out of 180 countries

LONDON: Pakistan has slipped by 16 points on the international Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) and stands at 140th position in comparison to 124th position in 2020.

“No NRO to Sharif
family, Shehbaz is
nation’s criminal”: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday categorically said that he would not meet Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, because it would amount to compromising over Sharif family’s crimes.

Justice Ayesha Malik
takes oath as first
female judge of SC

ISLAMABAD: Justice Ayesha Malik on Monday took her oath as a Supreme Court judge and formally became the country's first-ever female judge to reach the apex court. Chief Justice...

Widow of lynched
Sri Lankan seeks
justice from Pakistani

COLOMBO: The wife of a Sri Lankan national who was lynched to death by a mob in Pakistan has pleaded for justice from the Pakistani prime minister during a memorial event held...

Taliban fighters pepper
spray women protesters
calling for rights

KABUL: Taliban forces on Sunday fired pepper spray at a group of women protesters in Afghanistan's capital demanding rights to work and education, three demonstrators told AFP. Since seizing control of the...

Imran unveils first
public version of ever
national security policy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday launched a public version of the country’s first ever national security policy, referring to it as an “all-encompassing, multidimensional” document. In December 2021, Pakistan’s National...

Pak Govt moves
LHC to expedite
return of Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has decided to expedite the procedure of returning of supremo of PML-N and three-time prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif. The government will approach the Lahore High Court (LHC)...

Monal Restaurant sealed,
proceedings against former
Naval chief Abbasi issued

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday ordered capital authorities to seal off today Monal Restaurant and take control of the Margalla Greens Golf Club built on encroached land, also declaring...

IMF postpone review
meeting at Pakistan
request for $6bn loan

Economists warn as Pakistan presents ‘mini budget’ to meet IMF conditions. Government also tables bill to grant autonomy to the central bank as Fund’s term KARACHI: The International...

Daesh militants on
the run in Pakistan
after evading police raid

QUETTA: A band of suspected Daesh militants is on the run in Pakistan after escaping a police raid that killed six other members of the group, officials said Monday.Counterterrorism police said in...