Salman Rushdie attack was unjustifiable, says Pakistan’s Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan addresses a seminar on freedom of expression in Islamabad on August 18, 2022. (Facebook/PTI)
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Updated 19 August 2022

Salman Rushdie attack was unjustifiable, says Pakistan’s Imran Khan

August 19: The Guardian reported that Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has condemned the attack on Salman Rushdie, describing it as “terrible” and “sad”, and saying that while the anger of the Islamic world at Rushdie’s book The Satanic Verses was understandable, it could not justify the assault. Read more I 


Petrol price in Pakistan expected to decrease by over Rs7/litre

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Petrol price in Pakistan expected to decrease by over Rs7/litre

September 30: GEO News reported the price of petrol in Pakistan may decrease by Rs7.24 per litre and diesel by Rs16.61 per litre in the next fortnightly review if the government passes on the impact of the retreating global market by not raising taxation, latest news about the rates suggest. Read more I 


Aamir Jamal seals Pakistan victory in fifth T20 as England slip up in run chase

Updated 29 September 2022

Aamir Jamal seals Pakistan victory in fifth T20 as England slip up in run chase

September 28: The Guardian reported in the end the fifth game of this series came down to whether or not Moeen Ali could hit 15 runs off the final over. England were chasing only 145, but it was a steamy evening under lights in Lahore, on a skiddy, tricky pitch, and aside from Moeen, none of their batsmen were able to get comfortable in conditions that felt very different to the ones they had experienced in Karachi last week. Read more I 


Rupee, inflation, interest rates top wily Dar’s agenda

Updated 29 September 2022

Rupee, inflation, interest rates top wily Dar’s agenda

September 29: Business Recorder reported that Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that the country is currently facing the worst economic crisis owing to the mismanagement of the previous Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. Read more I 


KU suicide attack case fugitives ‘hiding in Afghanistan’

Updated 29 September 2022

KU suicide attack case fugitives ‘hiding in Afghanistan’

September 29: The Express Tribune reported that most of the fugitives in the University of Karachi (KU) suicide attack are hiding in Afghanistan and remain a threat to the lives and property of the Chinese nationals working in Pakistan, a police investigator told an anti-terrorism court on Wednesday. Read more I 


PM House implements measures to plug future leaks

Updated 29 September 2022

PM House implements measures to plug future leaks

September 29: DAWN reported only a few days after multiple audio leaks featuring the incumbent prime minister were leaked to the media, another audio clip emerged on Wednesday, but this time former prime minister Imran Khan and his much-touted ‘threat cipher’ were the subjects of the leaked clip. Read more I