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Women rights are basically human rights: Omer Aftab

LAHORE, Wednesday, December 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): White Ribbon Wednesday marked ‘World Human Rights Day’ to ensure the protection and realization of women’s rights in Pakistan. Talking to media White Ribbon Chief Executive Officer Omer Aftab said women’s rights are basically human rights but unfortunately, in Pakistan men and women do not enjoy the equal rights […]

We need millions of men as change agents to end violence against women in Pakistan: Omer Aftab
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We need millions of men as change agents to end violence against women in Pakistan: Omer Aftab

LAHORE, Sunday, November 29, 2020 (WNP/DL): White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan Sunday arranged ‘White Ribbon Ride’ to end violence against women, in collaboration with “Crazy Horse” and HOG Pakistan. Motorcycle riders holding White Ribbon flags and white ribbon placed on their jackets and helmets departed from Lahore Polo Club and reached Indigo Heights. With passion and purpose, […]

Shehbaz, Hamza released on parole to offer Begum Shamim's last rites
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Shehbaz, Hamza released on parole to offer Begum Shamim’s last rites

LAHORE, Friday, November 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz were released on Friday from Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail on five-day parole to offer the last rites of Begum Shamim. The funeral of Shehbaz and Nawaz Sharif’s mother, Begum Shamim Akhtar will be held at Sharif Medical City, Raiwind in […]

Bakhtawar Bhutto gets engaged under tight COVID-19 SOPs
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Bakhtawar Bhutto gets engaged under tight COVID-19 SOPs

KARACHI, Friday, November 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): The engagement ceremony of Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari Friday took place at Bilawal House under tight COVID-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs). A number of prominent personalities from across the country including Zardari’s sister Faryal Talpur, Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, sister of Benazir Sanam Bhutto, PPP leader Dr Asim […]

AJK election commission for not using COAS's picture for political mileage
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AJK election commission for not using COAS’s picture for political mileage

MUZAFFARABAD, Friday, October 02, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Election Commission of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has warned political parties against using portraits of army officers, mainly the chief of army staff (COAS), and heads of any other institutions such as the judiciary in their newspaper advertisements and panaflex banners and posters. An order to this effect […]

Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30
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Muharram moon sighted, Ashur on Aug 30

By Muhammad Rashid KARACHI, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (WNP/DL): Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman on Thursday announced that the Muharram-ul-Haram moon had been sighted and the Youm-e-Ashur would be observed on August 30. The holy month of Muharram would begin on August 21, Mufti Muneeb said after he chaired a meeting in Karachi. The […]

US Mission Pakistan brings American speakers on COVID-19
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US Mission Pakistan brings American speakers on COVID-19

KARACHI, Monday, August 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): Esteemed American scientist and global health advocate Dr. Peter Hotez will share his insights with Pakistani audiences as part of the U.S. Mission Pakistan’s COVID Speakers Series. In collaboration with Dow University of Health Sciences, all are welcome to attend Dr. Hotez’s webinar “Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Discussion on […]

Saudi envoy calls on Buzdar, discusses bilateral ties
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Saudi envoy calls on Buzdar, discusses bilateral ties

LAHORE, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Bin Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy Friday called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and some religious parties here. The Saudi ambassador’s meetings are being seen as part of an effort to mobilise support for his country. Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi, leader of […]

PIA likely to resume flights to Europe in two months
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PIA likely to resume flights to Europe in two months

TAXILA, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): European skies are expected to open for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the next two months as the government is utilising all technical and diplomatic means to resolve the ban issue, Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Friday. “PIA is in contact with European Union Air Safety Agency […]

PML-N repeats history of attacking Supreme Court: Raja Basharat
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PML-N repeats history of attacking Supreme Court: Raja Basharat

LAHORE, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): Minutes after Maryam’s press conference ended, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat and Information Minister Fayazul Hassan Chohan of the PTI did a presser of their own to respond to the allegations levelled by the PML-N leader. Basharat in his remarks said the type of “gunda gardi (thuggery)” seen outside the […]

PTI fears from burgeoning popularity of PML-N, claims Maryam Nawaz
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PTI fears from burgeoning popularity of PML-N, claims Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (WNP/DL): PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday alleged that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had asked her to appear through a “vague” call-up notice in order to cause her harm. She expressed these views while addressing a press conference in Lahore shortly after PML-N workers and police clashed outside NAB’s office where […]