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RAWALPINDI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Thursday said repeated Indian ceasefire violations on the Working Boundary and the Line of Control (LoC) in the recent past were distractions for Pakistan from its campaign ...
 
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Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that Karachi will be made a haven of peace by the year 2018 when the ongoing targeted operation against criminals will reach its logical conclusion.
The prime minister stated this on Thursday speaking ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday felicitated the Pakistan Air Force for its endeavours against terrorism in Pakistan, saying the entire nation was indebted and feels pride in the way the PAF targeted the hideouts of terrorists in ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is ready to deal with the dangers of Daish and will proffer all help in the Afghan reconciliation process, the Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson said on Thursday during a media briefing.
She appeared to be familiar with ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s greater role in a settled Afghanistan after the Nato withdrawal and denial of space there for covert Indian activities against Pakistan remains the focus of DG ISI Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar’s discussions in the US, it has been ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has sent a summary to the federal government, asking for a raise in the price of petroleum products by up to Rs12.62 per litre from March 1 in the wake of the additional imposition of General ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday said both the PML-N and the PTI were on the same page on eliminating the culture of horse-trading from politics.
Dar, who led the PML-N’s delegation to negotiations with the PTI team, invited the ...
 
 

NEW YORK: Dr Maleeha Lodhi, assuming the charge as Pakistan’s first woman ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations on Thursday, vowed to “protect and defend” the country’s vital interests at the world body.
“It is a great ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The government will start the process of blocking SIMs from today (Friday).More than three unverified SIMs per CNICs are being blocked after the expiry of first phase deadline of SIM verification on February 26.
At least five million ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday accepted appeals of 15 candidates and will hear four remaining appeals and eleven applications today (Friday).
The appeals were heard by the Chief Election Commissioner Justice (R) ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: With 31 days left in invoking the penalty clause as per the agreement with the Elengy Terminal Pakistan Limited (ETPL) under which the government will have to pay $272,000 per day for not importing the LNG by March 31, the government has ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: Around 40 percent of police force in the federal capital is deputed for the VIP security and none of the dignitaries is charged for the police guards assigned on their security, said the police responding to a Right to Information ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) Thursday sought final date from Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), governments of Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) within 24 hours for conducting Local Bodies (LB) polls.
A two-member bench of the SC ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: An interesting case has emerged in the FBR which discloses that nexus between alleged corrupt tax officer and staff union could cause massive revenue losses to the national kitty.
Official documents exclusively available with The News ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The dismissal of Sindh home secretary by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is a rare episode of government servants accountability as for the last many years there has been no such removal from service of any high-profile bureaucrat under ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary group leaders will determine the fate of the proposed 22nd Amendment today (Friday) that will stall horse-trading in the March 5 Senate election.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has convened a meeting of ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: MNA Sardar Nabeel Gabol may withdraw his resignation that he submitted to the National Assembly speaker on Tuesday.
Gabol, who was elected to the National Assembly from Lyari, Karachi, on the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) ticket in ...
 
 
Zubair Kasuri
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has ordered to immediately abolish the international clearing house (ICH) that will result in considerable decrease in the rates of incoming call to Pakistan.The PTA has directed all the ...