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Call for making UN suggestions on human rights public – Newspaper

LAHORE: Veteran journalist and human rights activist I.A. Rehman on Sunday urged the government to make the 2017-18 Universal Period Review (UPR) of the United Nations Human Rights Council public and present it in parliament, explaining that UNHRC recommendations favour the country and its ­people. “The world is not conspiring …

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Sarfraz only viable captaincy option, says Inzamam

Photo: AFP Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that Sarfraz Ahmed is the only viable option for the captain’s job at the moment. “Sarfraz’s performances have been very good of late,” Inzamam said on the SAMAA TV programme Sports Action. Speaking on Yasir Shah’s performance, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official …

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Senate panel asks FIA to probe rupee devaluation – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A Senate panel has tasked the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) with investigating the abrupt and continuing devaluation of the rupee, directing it to submit a detailed report by Dec 22. Taking notice of the sharp decline in the value of the rupee against the dollar to an unprecedented low, …

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Petition seeks law minister’s removal from PBC – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) — the parent organisation that regulates affairs of the legal fraternity — has petitioned the Supreme Court seeking a direction declaring that Law Minister Farogh Naseem cannot stay a member of the council. “The respondent No 1 [the minister] ceases to be a member …

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Weather turns pleasant as Karachi receives winter showers

Winter showers lashed different parts of Karachi on Sunday. It rained on II Chunrigar Road, Tariq Road, Jail Chowrangi, Bahadurabad, Sharae Faisal and North Nazimabad. Karachi had received its first winter rain on Sunday morning. It rained in Defence, Korangi and Gulshan-e-Hadeed and light showers were reported in Nazimabad and …

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Indian TV actor grilled by police in trader’s murder case

An Indian TV actor Devoleena Bhattacharjee was detained by the police and grilled for several hours for alleged invovlement in a murder case. She stars in Saath Nibhana Sathiya. A Mumbai-based diamantaire Rajeshwar Udani’s body was found in the forests of Raigad district on Thursday. He had gone missing on November 28. The …

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