Wear abaya, Peshawar school girls told; order later withdrawn

Peshawar, Sep 17 : The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear ‘abaya’ (full body covering veil) to protect them from any “unethical incident” from taking place at government schools throughout the province. However, the issue was withdrawn hours later. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan […]

Muslims in Pakistan rally behind violence-stuck Hindus

Karachi, Sep 16 : Muslims in Pakistan on Monday took out a peace march to condemn Sunday’s anti-Hindu violence in Ghotki town in Sindh province. Ghotki town and its surrounding areas in Pakistan on Sunday witnessed violence against Hindus after a Hindu school principal allegedly made some objectionable remarks against Prophet Muhammad, according to media […]

Imran Khan govt showers PoK with generous allowances

Muzaffarabad, Sep 16 : With Pakistan-occupied Kashmir becoming the cynosure of the Imran Khan government following Islamabad’s focus on Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was revoked and amid warnings of India taking over PoK, the provincial government in Muzaffarabad on Monday announced generous monthly allowances for its employees. The Finance Department announced a […]

US “locked and loaded” to respond to attack on Saudi oil: Trump

[Ankara: From left: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey are set to meet in the Turkish capital Monday to discuss the situation in Syria, with the aim of […]