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Journalist accuses Zartaj Gul of abuse of power

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul is facing accusations of using her influence to clear hear name in an FIR. TV journalist Ghardiah Farooqi said that she had lodged a case against Ms Gul with the FIA Cyber Crime wing for slander and defamation. Taking to Twitter on Thursday, the journalist accused Zartaj Gul of forcefully closing down her complaint with the help of Interior Minister Ijaz Shah. "So madam ZartajGul playing all dirty tactics to misuse her position to clear her name from an FIR…

Pakistan announces religious school reform

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday said it has agreed with the country´s clergy to introduce reforms in madrassa religious schools to bring them in line with conventional schools, curbing hate speech and extremist narratives. The announcement came just before Prime Minister Imran Khan´s visit to Washington for a Monday meeting with President Donald Trump. The government will register more than 30,000 madrassas, which will teach subjects like English, mathematics and science, Federal Minister for Education and Professional…

India grounds pilot for sending hijack alert by mistake

NEW DELHI (AFP) - India has suspended a pilot for accidentally sending a hijack alert to air traffic control during a domestic flight last month, the aviation authority said. The AirAsia India plane, flying from the capital New Delhi to Srinagar, suffered a stalled engine and the captain told first officer Ravi Raj to send an emergency code to alert the authorities about the situation. Instead of the appropriate code 7700, Raj transmitted 7500 - the code for a hijacking - India's Director-General of Civil Aviation…

Sheikh Rashid announces launch of five new trains

ISLAMABAD: Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid said that five new trains would be launched soon to ensure the provision of comfortable, safe and speedy means of transportation to the people. "The ticketing system will be further improved to facilitate passengers," Rashid told a news conference in Lahore. The revenue of the Pakistan Railways' freight trains exceeded the set target. The minister hoped that the number of people traveling by train would cross seven million by the next month. A five-member…

Dhoni skips West Indies tour to serve in Indian army

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni reportedly made himself “unavailable” for the India's team’s tour of West Indies. The former captain has told Indian cricket chiefs that he will be serving in his regiment for a period of two months before returning to the sport. Dhoni is an Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army. The wicket-keeper triggered a controversy in the World Cup recently after he was spotted sporting the Balidaan badge in violation of ICC rules. A…

India to beef up security at Taj Mahal over threats from Hindu fanatics

AGRA: Indian authorities announced that they would beef up security at iconic Taj Mahal over threats from far-right Hindu groups to perform aarti at the monument. According to local media,  authorities wrote a letter stating that under the provisions of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 any kind of religious practice and beginning of a new tradition in the protected monument is against the rules of the Act. On July 17, Agra Shiv Sena President Veenu Lavania had challenged the district…

Kiwis batting coach McMillan resigns

New Zealand batting coach and former Kiwis batsman Craig McMillan resigned from his post on Saturday. The former Kiwis's batsman Craig McMillan took to his Twitter handle and announced this news as he said: "Now that my time as batting coach has finished with the @BLACKCAPS I wanted to say how proud I am to have had 5 years working with the various players & support staff. They are a special group who continue to achieve at the highest level with humility,sportsmanship & do NZ proud."…

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