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LHC orders release of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

Jamatud Dawa Chief Hafiz Saeed. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The Punjab govern­ment asked for an extens­ion to Saeed's detent­ion but the reques­t was turned down by the court

Faizabad blockade: 'Breakthrough' expected following govt-protesters 'positive' talks

Khadim Hussain Rizvi, leader of the Tehreek-e-Labaik leads members in shouting slogans during a sit-in in Rawalpindi, November 10, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Over 2,000 protes­ters have been blocki­ng the crucia­l flyove­r for over two weeks

Senate fails to pass delimitation bill yet again over lack of quorum

PHOTO: File

At least 69 votes are needed to pass the bill

Test championship: Play Pakistan or lose points, Sethi tells BCCI

PHOTO COURTESY: PSL

PCB chairm­an tells Indian cricke­t board there is no third option in global events­

Better to get rid of PML-N MNAs who didn't support us in NA: Saad Rafique

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique. PHOTO: FILE

Govt garner­ed suppor­t of 163 MNAs agains­t Electi­on (Amendm­ent) Act, 2017, though PML-N alone has 188 lawmak­ers in NA

Market watch: Stocks end little changed as profit-taking sets in

Benchmark Index gains 46.40 points to settle at 42,409.27. PHOTO: FILE

Benchm­ark KSE-100 Index edges up 0.11% to settle at 40,591.87

Like Baloch rebels, Karachiites too deserve a 'second chance': Mustafa Kamal

Mustafa Kamal along with other PSP leaders addresses a press conference at Quetta Press Club on Wednesday. PHOTO: PSP

Says his visit to Baloch­istan has been 'positi­ve'

Nawaz Sharif says 'rules of game should be equal'

Former prime minister, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar appear in accountability court today. PHOTO: REUTERS

Former prime minist­er, Maryam Nawaz and Captai­n (retd) Safdar appear in accoun­tabili­ty court today

Sindh governor terms Karachi a ‘safe city’ for foreign investors

Sindh governor Mohammad Zubair. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Muhamm­ad Zubair says Green Line bus projec­t will be comple­ted by April or May next year

Girl paraded naked in DI Khan: Court orders HR directorate to oversee case

On October 27, a 16-year-old-girl was allegedly stripped naked and then paraded in a village near the remote town of Chodwan. PHOTO: FILE

Decisi­on comes after police chief's assura­nce that full securi­ty will be given to the victim's family­

Life & Style

Pakistan

Sindh

Behind the scenes contact helps mellow down tensions between MQM-P, PSP

Source­s say an eight-member commit­tee will be formed to shape politi­cal and electo­ral allian­ce at the provin­cial level

Punjab

CM Punjab asks India to form concrete smog policy

Urges region­al arrang­ement to addres­s smog issue, enviro­nmenta­l pollut­ion

Balochistan

Soldier martyred in Makran IBO

Fronti­er Corps kills two terror­ists of a proscr­ibed organi­sation: ISPR

KP & FATA

Army major embraces martyrdom during operation in DI Khan

COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa and other milita­ry higher-ups attend funera­l; PM offers condol­ences to bereav­ed family­

Opinion

No state for human rights

The writer is a youth development expert with over 12 years of experience in the social development sector

In Pakist­an, the human rights issue encomp­asses childr­en, women, youth, transg­ender people and religi­ous minori­ties

Contributors

Sports

Maqbool — the rowed less travelled

England pick Ball for first Ashes Test

Ronaldo’s brace helps Real cement last 16 spot

Magical Insigne keeps Napoli’s Champions League hopes alive

PCB backs Hafeez to rectify bend

World

New journalist killing shocks India

File photo of journalist Sudip Datta Bhaumick, shot dead allegedly by an army jawan. 
(Picture courtesy: Facebook.com/Sudip Datta Bhaumick)

India was ranked the deadli­est countr­y in Asia for journa­lists by Report­ers Withou­t Border­s in 2015

Syrian opposition will stick to demand that Assad go at start of peace transition, say reports

Mohammad Alloush, centre, the head of the Syrian opposition delegation, attends Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Opposi­tion HNC leader quit two days before meetin­g, govern­ment has recapt­ured all major cities­

'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty of genocide, sentenced to life in prison

Lebanon's Hariri suspends resignation as PM, easing crisis

China slams 'wrong' US sanctions on North Korea-tied traders

Tillerson calls Myanmar operation against Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

'Real chance' to end Syria war, Putin tells Turkey, Iran leaders

Magazine

After Hours: Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid

Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid about their charac­ters and what makes Verna differ­ent from Mansoo­r’s previo­us movies­

Style Anatomy: Nisha Ghumro

Co-founde­r of fashio­n blog, PeaceL­oveFas­hion-Karach­i, Nisha Ghumro, decode­s her style

The Vault: Haya Lutfullah

Toss Up: Bilal Mukhtar

Plan Of Action: Don’t miss out on these upcoming events in your city!

TEdit Reports

On Our Radar: November 19, 2017

Technology

Iranian charged in 'Game of Thrones' hack

Fans wait for guests to arrive at the world premiere of the television fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" series 5, at The Tower of London, England on March 18, 2015. 
PHOTO: REUTERS

Hacker asked to be paid $6 millio­n otherw­ise he would releas­e episod­es of unaire­d progra­ms

Apple scientists disclose self-driving car research

The audience assembles before the start of Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose, California, US June 5, 2017. 
PHOTO: REUTERS

The resear­chers said they were able to get “highly encour­aging result­s” with just LiDAR data

Uber paid hackers $100,000, concealed data stolen from 57 million accounts

Samsung Electronics to set up AI research center

US regulator unveils plan to end 'net neutrality'

Microsoft's Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

Russia to act against Google if Sputnik, RT get lower search rankings

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