News aggregator for: The Dawn

Musharraf ECL case: Govt plea indefinitely adjourned

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday indefinitely adjourned a government appeal against the removal of former military ruler Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL). A five-judge larger…

Musharraf senses 'winds of change' in Pakistan

KARACHI: Former president and military ruler Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that he can sense ‘winds of change’ blowing in Pakistan. “I can sense winds of change blowing in Pakistan. The…

SC restores disqualified PTI MPA

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored the membership of the PTI’s Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur as a member of the provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A three member bench of the Supreme…

Javed Hashmi announces resignation from PTI

MULTAN: Suspended by his party following allegations against Imran Khan, the estranged elected president of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Javed Hashmi announced on Wednesday his resignation from the party presidency and its membership.…

School teacher killed in Peshawar blast

PESHAWAR: A teacher was killed and two children injured on Wednesday when a hand-grenade attack took place on a school in the Shabqadar area of Peshawar. Sources said the school had received…

One killed, nine injured in Quetta blast, firing

QUETTA: At least one person was killed and nine others were injured on Wednesday when an explosion took place on Quetta’s Double Road which was followed by firing, DawnNews reported. Police said…

References against Sharifs buried as NAB didn’t appeal

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) can no longer challenge the accountability court’s decision to bury the corruption references against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other family members. In the third week…

Polio-centric approach affects routine immunisation in KP

PESHAWAR: The government’s full focus on polio eradication campaign has badly affected immunisation for other vaccine-preventable childhood diseases in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to officials. “The government has not only failed miserably to…