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Day: April 6, 2012

Female heirs: public policy in Islam

Hina Hafeezullah Ishaq According to Islamic injunctions, a female is not bound to provide maintenance to anyone; her property is solely hers to be enjoyed

‘Plight of women in public buses’

THIS is apropos of Squadron Leader S. Ausaf Hussain’s letter ‘Plight of women in public buses’ (March 30) in which he says that the state

Police helpless to arrest acid thrower

ISLAMABAD: Sindh police told the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights on Thursday that they could not take action against Malik Bilal Mustafa Khar

Gang rape of students confirmed

ISLAMABAD: Medical examination on Thursday confirmed that two students who were abducted on Wednesday were gang raped and tortured, sources told Dawn. They also said

Acid attack girl jailed for 34 years

FAISALABAD: Anti-Terrorism Court judge Ishtiaq Ahmed sentenced on Thursday a girl to 34-year imprisonment and Rs115,000 fine for throwing acid on the father of her