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Nadeem Shah/Khalid Chaudhry
MULTAN/MUZAFFARGARH: The outlawed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) chief, Malik Ishaq, was among 14 terrorists killed in a shootout in Muzaffargarh in the early hours of Wednesday as gunmen attacked a convoy in a bid to release Ishaq and others from police ...
 
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Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), a violent sectarian outfit founded at the Minar-e-Pakistan Lahore, received a fatal blow during Wednesday’s operation conducted in connection with a counter-terrorism campaign aimed to savePakistan whose ...
 
 
Amir Mir
NEW YORK: Having admitted in October 1997 to his involvement in the killing of 102 people, the US-designated al-Qaeda and Taliban-linked dreaded sectarian terrorist and the moving spirit behind the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), Malik Mohammad Ishaq was ...
 
 

KABUL: Taliban supremo Mulla Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, Afghanistan claimed on Wednesday, after unnamed government and militant sources reported the demise of the reclusive warrior-cleric.
Rumours of Mulla Omar’s ill-health and even ...
 
 
Salis bin Perwaiz
KARACHI: Police claimed killing seven alleged terrorists, including five members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other banned outfits, in shootouts here late on Wednesday night.
SSP Azfar Mehesar of District West said a Mominabad ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday asked the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to accept the system and also urged the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) to withdraw their resolutions seeking the ...
 
 

LAHORE: Seven death row prisoners including a son and father were hanged in different jails in the Punjab early on Wednesday morning.
As many as 11 death convicts have been hanged so far since Eidul Fitr. The seven condemned prisoners were ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Wednesday said the ongoing military operation Zarb-e-Azb will ensure peace in Pakistan and beyond and terrorists will not be allowed to re-establish themselves.
Gen Raheel ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah visited on Wednesday the Ulera Dyke of Katcha area in Khairpur, Ghotki, Panno Aqil and distributed ration among flood victims.
The chief minister said re-strengthening of dykes was the ...
 
 
Muhammad Farooq
SWABI: All the arrangements have been completed to hold re-polling in 17 polling stations in nine union councils of the district in a peaceful manner today, officials said on Wednesday.
The union councils where re-polling is going to be held ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the “Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill, 2015” accommodating amendments of the Senate seeking holding of elections in the capital for the first time in history on party ...
 
 
our correspondents
DERA GHAZI KHAN/ JHANG/ ISLAMABAD: People living in the villages located along the River Indus in Dera Ghazi Khan as well as Jhelum and Chenab in Jhang started shifting to safer places as floodwater destroyed crops cultivated on thousands of acres ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be visiting Islamabad on Saturday (August 1) for a brief stay here.
He will be accompanied by Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan and a large delegation. Well-placed diplomatic sources told ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: Owing to the recent floods in some districts, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday sought one-month time for holding the Local Government (LG) elections in Sindh and Punjab provinces.
Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad, ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid tributes to the services of Sardar Muhammad Abdul Qayyum Khan for the cause of Kashmir and said that the late Sardar had an illustrious political career and maintained close contacts with the Kashmiri ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar said that Pakistan would have to seek waiver on budget deficit target in ongoing review talks with the IMF as provinces could not throw promised revenue surplus in the wake of flawed mechanism.
“The ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday asked the management of K-Electric to renegotiate the power purchase agreement with new terms and conditions as the last agreement got expired in January 2015 thus having no legal binding on the Centre ...
 
 

LAHORE: Provincial Organiser of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that his party will extend complete support to countrywide protest of traders against the withholding tax, scheduled on August 01 and 05, ...