LAHORE - If the proceedings of Punjab Assembly’s Thursday sitting are any indication, the issue of Khatm-e-Nabuwat does not seem to be over in the biggest House of the biggest province. Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal yesterday showed indifference to a ...

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