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Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Friday told the National Assembly that parliament will be taken into confidence if a decision was taken to send the army to the Middle East.
The minister said no decision had been taken to ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said that participation in the Saudi Arabia-Yemen conflict would turn the country into ashes while the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) also advised the government ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: An audiotape of a telephonic conversation between the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and senior leader Arif Alvi has surfaced in which Imran purportedly appreciated the attack on the PTV in September last year.
The ...
 
 

SANAA: The Saudi Arabia led Arab coalition warplanes bombed rebel camps in Yemen on Friday in a second straight day of strikes killing 26 Houthi rebels.
Saudi Arabia vowed to do “whatever it takes” to prevent the fall of its ally President ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Riyadh has appreciated Islamabad’s gesture of offering all its resources to “defend the territorial integrity” of Saudi Arabia amid developments that may not oblige Pakistan to send its troops to the holy lands.
A credible ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar has said the government was committed to the MoU signed with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on the formation of a judicial commission to probe the alleged rigging in the general elections ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: In a major move, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to install cameras on the premises of industrial units of five selected sectors — sugar, cement, fertiliser, beverages and tobacco — to gauge their real time production and ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: In a new development, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the Nawaz government not to pass on any subsidy on the imported LNG to consumers and charge from them the full cost of the commodity, a senior official at the Ministry ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: With a surge in mercury, Pakistan has started experiencing a huge power deficit of 3,000-4,000MWs owing to which the power outages of 12 hours in urban and 14-15 hours in rural areas are being experienced. People may continue to face ...
 
 
Sajjad Shaukat
Renowned thinkers, Hobbes, Machiavelli and Morgenthau opine that sometimes, rulers act upon immoral activities like deceit, fraud and falsehood to fulfill their countries’ selfish aims. But such a sinister politics was replaced by new trends such ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday sought report from National Accountability Bureau (NAB) pertaining to the pending inquiries, investigation and the references filed against NAB officials for their alleged involvement in felonious ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the Karachi operation against the criminal elements will continue as the PML-N government did not believe in confrontation with anyone.
He expressed these views while talking to a ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The private companies that have imported the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) have so far not been able to start consuming the commodity because of red-tapism that has inflicted a colossal loss to Pakistan. The top bureaucracy of gas ...
 
 
Salis bin Perwaiz
KARACHI: Two police commandos were killed and over a dozen others injured in a bomb attack on their vehicle in the Murghi Khana area near Quaidabad on Friday morning.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bomb attack.Police said Special ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Executive Board on Friday approved the seventh tranche of $501.4 million for Pakistan under the 36-month Extended Fund Facility (EFF).The completion of the sixth review and approval of seventh ...
 
 
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QUETTA: Corps Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Nasir Khan Janjua has asked the estranged people to accept the writ of the government and obey the law.
He said the masses had always stood by the army and never hesitated to lay down ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar told the National Assembly (NA) on Friday that the country’s economy was now on the right track after concrete steps taken by the government. “The international agencies have declared that Pakistan’s ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has slapped regulatory duty (RD) of 12.5 percent on certain items including tubes, pipes and other items.
The Federal Board of Revenue has imposed 12.5 percent regulatory duty on the import of tubes, ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has advised President Mamnoon Hussain to further delay the execution of death row prisoner Saulat Mirza by 30 days.
Death warrants were issued last week for the execution of the triple-murder death row ...