RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered an over-enthusiastic columnist to be suspended from his job after he equated him with God, Saudi media reported on Sunday. King Salman has frequently been lauded by columnists in local media, in traditional deference to authority, since the 81-year-old assumed office in 2015. But Ramadan al-Anzi's column in al-Jazirah newspaper describing King Salman as "Haleem", or forbearing, and "Shadeed al-Eqab", strict in punishment - both terms associated in Islam with…
LAHORE: Activists Thursday hailed the passing of a historic bill protecting women's rights in Pakistan's most populous province, with the legislation establishing a helpline and shelters while calling for some defendants to wear GPS trackers.
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the PM on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz on Friday held meetings with the foreign ministers of Japan, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Greece and Singapore on the sidelines of the 12th Asia Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEMFM12).
LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday called on the British Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the United Kingdom, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) Tuesday praised the cooperation of citizens of Karachi in the campaign to remove barricades from different areas of the metropolis, ARY News reported.
PESHAWAR: In a rare praise over measures for power sector improvement by Khyber Pakhtonkhwa (KP) government, State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said there was significant decline in line losses and power theft in the KP, ARY News reported. Talking to media at Governor House Peshawar, the minister said recovery had also immensely increased in the province. He thanked the KP government for making visible progress in this regard. The minister said inauguration of Dasu Dam after successful nuclear tests was the…