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M Saleh Zaafir & Ahmad Hassan
ISLAMABAD: Without assigning much importance to the end of the sit-in by Dr Tahirul Qadri, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday asked the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to follow suit and return to parliament to play its role.
He said ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asim Bajwa, on Wednesday said that the country wanted peace on its borders but was ready to respond to any form of aggression from India.
“We do not ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is probing a mega corruption scam involving illegal export of gold jewellery worth Rs35.29 billion to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by four gold traders of Karachi and Islamabad on fake documents ...
 
 
Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: Eighteen people, including two soldiers and five civilians, were killed and 23 others sustained injuries in clashes and air strikes by security forces in the ongoing military operation in Khyber Agency, official and tribal sources said on ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Former president Pervez Musharraf has categorically said, “Pakistan will never shy (away from) using the nuclear weapons against India if the need arises.”
In an exclusive interview to TVTN Managing Editor Rahul Kanwal, the former ...
 
 

SIALKOT: The Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked firing on the Sialkot border villages — Charwah, Dhamaala, Rangor, Bhagiyaari and surroundings — in the Charwah Sector of Sialkot Working Boundary.
According to ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Legislators on both sides of the aisle in the National Assembly on Wednesday raised their voice against Indian aggression and the indiscriminate and unprovoked firing and shelling across the border by Indian forces. They made it clear to ...
 
 
Monitoring report
LONDON: The Crown Prosecution Service on Wednesday decided to drop money laundering charges that were filed against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain earlier this year, a private TV channel reported.The prosecution decided to ...
 
 
Sharjeel Inam Memon
A beautiful Sindhi verse of Shaikh Ayaz started floating in my mind when I started writing on the life and struggle of Begum Nusrat Bhutto. It is difficult to translate the exact meaning in sprit but literally is something like:`some people’s lives ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
ISLAMABAD: The two cousins, who have pledged to fight shoulder-to-shoulder till the resignation of Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, now stand divided. There is a little possibility that either of them would be able to get PM’s resignation at least in ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: The baboos in the Foreign Office (FO) are unmoved as Pakistan’s consul general in Herat (Afghanistan) who suffered a brain hemorrhage is waiting for help since last six days in a local hospital to take him to any hospital where he could ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Darshan on Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the government was promoting sale of effective and quality generic drugs at affordable ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: After parting ways with the Pakistan People’s Party and quitting the Sindh government, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Wednesday announced to quit the PPP-led Azad Jammu and Kashmir government and also the Gilgit-Baltistan ...
 
 

OTTAWA: Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building.
Police said that an investigation was ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has provisionally rejected the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) and the national security policy terming both against Shariat.
“We reject the PPO and the national security policy considering ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party leadership has decided to bring a new relatively young chief minister of Sindh, but the party Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari is yet to be consulted in this regard, The News has learnt.
Sources told The News ...
 
 
Fakhar Durrani
ISLAMABAD: Despite negative propaganda against democracy, people still believe in importance of democracy for the future of progressive Pakistan as majority of the public remains confident and optimistic about the democratic system in the country ...
 
 
Syed Minhaj-ur-Rab
KARACHI: Due to the special interest of Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, work is in progress on RO plants for the supply of potable water in Sindh. In this context, another six million people in the province will have access ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: India has grounded its entire most sophisticated multi-role fighter plane Sukhoi-30 fleet after its fifth crash that took place near the Indian city Pune.
The Indian media has reported that Sukhoi-30 Russian made aircraft, known as ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is presently getting the performance of his cabinet ministers assessed to decide a reshuffle.A key federal minister confided to The News here on Wednesday that a group of senior federal ministers, who recently ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Legislators in the Senate on Wednesday expressed shock over the occurrence of massive 14,583 rape cases in five years, particularly involving minor victims, and questioned the government and the authorities concerned about the steps ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar left here for Beijing on Wednesday to attend the MoU signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
The minister will sign the document for Pakistan as ...
 
 

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday allowed the Bahria Town administration to resume construction work on a flyover and underpass in Clifton area of the metropolis.The court had issued a stay order on construction of these projects on ...
 
 
Sohail Afzal
KARACHI: American pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson has decided to close down its manufacturing operation/production plant in Pakistan due to pricing problems in the country.However, the company will continue its supplies in the country and ...