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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir and Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet, which met here on Friday with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in the chair, approved the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar and 3,000MW electricity from Iran.
The cabinet, while endorsing the ...
 
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MITHI: The PPP government in Sindh will set up a cadet college and a university and arrange the Benazir Dastarkhwans in Thar.
This was decided in a meeting of the PPP’s elected representatives and district office bearers of Tharparkar at the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, on Friday said the Supreme Court had shut the door on constitutional violations for good and now all the state institutions would have to work within the confines of the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday held a meeting with the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif at the GHQ and discussed defence allocations in the upcoming budget.
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The FIA report on Musharraf’s high treason case showed that the former dictator dodged the FIA probe using, what it called, the “pretext” of “low grade fever” but concluded that Musharraf had issued and signed the November 3 order ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A spokesperson of the government has shown strong reservation about the news item captioned “DG ISI had to face tough questions from all” filed by Azaz Syed in daily ‘The News’, Rawalpindi, on April 18, 2014.The headline and major ...
 
 

KARACHI: Senior journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai, while speaking in Geo programme ‘Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Sath’, said that the Taliban considered the government steps insufficient.
Senior analyst Rasool Bakhsh Rais said that the tension between the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Senior analyst Najam Sethi said Taliban’s demands were not acceptable but government’s strategy was to make the people realise it wanted to resolve the issue through talks.
Speaking in Geo News programme ‘Aapas Ki Baat’ on Friday, he ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Members of the racist English Defence League (EDL) staged a protest outside Regent’s Park Mosque here during Jummah prayers, attempting to spark confrontation between the worshippers and the EDL but the Metropolitan police intervened to ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The CIA police, Lahore, arrested six terrorists of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi involved in the killings of high-profile personalities and other criminal activities.
Addressing a press conference in Qila Gujjar Singh Police Lines, CCPO Lahore ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) was tabled on Friday in the Senate that was rejected by the opposition in its present shape and sent to the committee concerned for deliberations.
Minister for Science and Technology Zahid ...
 
 

SOUTH WAZIRISTAN/ PESHAWAR: A spokesman for the banned outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Shahidullah Shahid has claimed that they do not target public places, saying that government’s interests can be the target and they have not closed the ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: During the past few months, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has tightened the noose around the necks of many high and mighty, including ex-prime ministers, ex-finance minister, brother of ex-chief minister KPK, energy and stock ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Special Court on Friday dismissed as being non-maintainable the petition of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, challenging the appointment of Muhammad Akram Sheikh as prosecutor in the high treason case. ...