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GAZA/JERUSALEM: At least 137 more Palestinians have been killed as Israel continues its vicious bombing of the beseiged population of Gaza.
Israeli forces killed 10 Palestinians who slipped across the border from Gaza through hidden tunnels on ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday sought the US intervention to stop the infiltration of militants into its territory from the neighbouring Afghanistan.
The US intervention was sought during a meeting between the US Special Representative for ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: The al-Qaeda has confirmed that the recent US drone strikes had killed six of its leaders in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, which used to be administered by Hafiz Gul Bahadur — once considered to be a “good Taliban” by the ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the Haj Policy 2014, declaring the decision of the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the allocation of a quota of 15,000 pilgrims to Haj group organisers as null and void.
A two-member bench of the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday assured the United States that Islamabad was addressing the threat of terrorism through Operation Zarb-e-Azb which will ensure that there is no discrimination or distinction between the several terrorist groups in ...
 
 
Syed Abid Hussain Shah
MIRPUR: Eighteen passengers were killed and 35 others injured, 14 of them seriously, when a passenger bus skidded off a bridge and fell into a deep trench near Poona, Bhimber district, 40 kilometres from Mirpur, on Monday morning, officials ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
KARACHI: What can happen on August 14? It is Pakistan’s Independence Day. It is “Youm-e-Azadi,” not only a day of celebration but also a day of remembrance of those millions of people who had sacrificed their lives, properties and migrated to a new ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a May 17 judgment of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and reinstated Najam Sethi as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman till fresh election to the post.
A two-judge bench of the apex court ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Provincial Law Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said the administration has not received any application from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) about holding a public meeting or a long march in Islamabad.
According to a handout, ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned the session of National Assembly (NA) on August 4.
The NA session is expected to be stormy as opposition members have filed adjournment motions and call attention notices for debate on important ...
 
 
Wajid A Syed
WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s special assistant on foreign affairs, Tariq Fatemi told a US think tank on Monday Pakistan wanted to see issues between Iran and the US resolved peacefully but would not go against US sanctions.
Speaking ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition have finalised the names of their members for the proposed Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms and are now waiting for names from the Senate Secretariat for issuing the notification of the ...
 
 
Riaz Khan Daudzai
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday launched Rs1 billion Islamic Micro Finance scheme to provide loans to around 170,000 people for medium and small businesses in the province.
The Islamic Micro Credit scheme will be ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: With nearly 1,900 families of the internally displaced persons from North Waziristan lodged in government schools in Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Karak, Tank and Dera Ismail Khan, those living there would have to search a new accommodation as the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, on advice of the prime minister, has approved promotion of three air vice marshals (AVMs) to the rank of air marshals as recommended by the PAF Board.The promoted senior officers include Air Vice Marshal Saeed ...
 
 

QUETTA: The driver of a gas tanker was killed in firing by unidentified attackers in the Shair Jan Agha area of Noshki district, police said on Monday.
The tanker was filled with liquid gas. The assailants managed to escape. The police shifted ...
 
 

BANNU: Some tribal elders in Bannu have decreed that families fleeing a military offensive should not allow women to collect food aid, an elder said on Monday after Reuters saw him attacking women.
“If any woman comes to the ration distribution ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid has said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has accepted the US formula of reviewing the Afghan presidential elections for Pakistan.In an interview, he said reputed ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: A special Eid package was dispatched for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency by army’s Rawalpindi Corps here on Monday.According to the ISPR, 32 trucks carrying 220 tons of ration that included flour, ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The sub-committee of the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights on Monday passed a resolution, condemning the barbaric Israeli bombardment in Gaza and urging the United Nation’s and the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) to ...
 
 

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday ordered immediate arrest of Pakistan Muslim League-N lawmaker Rana Shoaib Idrees on charges of storming a police station in Faisalabad and getting three proclaimed offenders freed. Police have ...