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PESHAWAR: Former prime minister and PML-N central leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday said the military’s interference in national politics was to blame for the current economic and political instability in the country as well as the failure of the prevailing system of governance to deliver the goods. “Problems occur when the [military] establishment crosses its Constitutional limits. Parliament stands paralysed and we all are responsible for it,” Mr Abbasi told a presser at the Peshawar Press Club. Accompanied by former Pakistan Peoples Party leader Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, former senator Lashkari Raisani and former MNA Khwaja Mohammad Khan Hoti, the…
Rabi Lamichhane, who entered politics on an anti-corruption platform, is removed from his post for violating citizenship laws. Nepal’s Supreme Court has removed the deputy prime minister from office and from his parliamentary seat for violating citizenship laws. Rabi Lamichhane, 48, had become deputy prime minister and the powerful home minister after his newly formed party joined the coalition government last month. Lamichhane, a former popular television host, relinquished his US citizenship in 2018, but the court said on Friday that he had not followed due process. “The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court has ruled that his candidacy and…
Most infectious Covid-19 variant present in Pakistan, says AKU. Representational image.Most infectious Covid-19 variant present in Pakistan, says AKU. Representational image.XBB.1.5 is the most infectious variant of Omicron.Higher immunity cited behind low COVID-19 positivity ratio.Pakistan is among countries where over 95% of people are fully vaccinated.KARACHI: The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has raised the alarm that the most infectious XBB.1.5 COVID subvariant has been detected in the country through genome sequencing. It cited ‘very good immunity’ among the general population as well extremely low testing in the country behind the detection of a very small number of COVID-19 cases…
The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, will organize a one-day National Training Workshop entitled, “Building Capacity of Health Journalists on Reporting Disasters Triggered by Natural Hazards and Human Activities” on Thursday (19th January).All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) President Mr. Sarmad Ali will deliver a key note in the workshop, which is scheduled to be held during 10AM to 03:30PM. Spokesman of the The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS),, University of Karachi, said on Wednesday that the seminar was being organized jointly by the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS), the Avoidable Deaths…
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has sought “serious” and “sincere” talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the resolution of the “burning” issues, including on Kashmir, and said the UAE could play an important role in facilitating the resumption of dialogue between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Prime Minister Sharif made these comments during an interview with the Dubai-based Al Arabiya news channel on Monday. Also Read: Pakistan welcomes third-party mediation in resolution of outstanding issues with India Relations between India and Pakistan have been strained over the Kashmir issue and cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan. India has previously rejected…
Confessed serial killer Charles Sobhraj has arrived in France after being released from a life sentence in a Nepal prison Convicted killer Charles Sobhraj, suspected in the deaths of at least 20 tourists around Asia in the 1970s, arrived in Paris as a free man Saturday after being released from a life sentence in a Nepal prison. It was the latest twist in a dramatic life trajectory depicted in a series co-produced by the BBC and Netflix called “The Serpent,” which aired last year. He has in the past admitted to killing Western tourists around Asia. Sobhraj, a 78-year-old French citizen, had been serving…