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MIRANSHAH: Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft on Tuesday pounded terroists’ hideouts in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan and reportedly killed 76 suspected terrorists.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued a brief statement to ...
 
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GHALLANAI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Tuesday said peace would be established from Gwadar to Chitral and Shawal to Bajaur very soon and the whole of the Fata region would be cleared of terrorists.
The army ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Tuesday strongly condemned the 21st Amendment and amendment in The Army Act and decided to challenge it in the Supreme Court (SC).
In a resolution unanimously passed here during its 28th meeting, the ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: The police will be the investigating agency in terror cases to be tried by the military courts and measures have also been taken to pre-empt the misuse of the new arrangement for political victimisation, officials privy to the latest ...
 
 
Faisal Kamal Pasha
ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) comprising Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui adjourned the hearing of an appeal against the conviction of former Punjab Police commando Mumtaz Qadri who, on ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Irregular allotment of plots to the employees of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in posh sectors of the capital and the encroachment of land by different business groups caused a loss of over Rs28 billion to the authority, the ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday walked out of the Sindh Assembly in protest against the Sindh chief minister’s emotional speech criticising the party’s protest outside the CM House earlier in the month.
Chief Minister Qaim ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir & Shoaib A Raja
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday directed the provincial governments to speed up the process of implementing the National Action Plan (NAP), saying that the government was committed to eradicate terrorism and extremism from the ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: A Conservative party parliamentarian has called for extra support from the UK government to Pakistan after the “horrific, evil and brutal attack” in Peshawar, which killed nearly 150 children and teachers.
In his parliamentary debate on ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: A focused drive is being carried out by the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigations, Inland Revenue, FBR against persons alleged to be involved in tax fraud.
The Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation IR, Faisalabad has ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have blamed each other for backtracking from commitments and pursuing politically motivated agenda to avoid formation of a judicial commission to probe ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: India and Pakistan, among the world’s top 10 arms importers, are currently expanding their respective nuclear arsenals, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) has noted in its December 15, 2014 report that has been ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: Chairman Sindh Zakat Council and former caretaker chief minister Justice (r) Zahid Qurban Alvi has restrained the Sindh anti-corruption department, the only accountability body of province, from investigating or holding any inquiry of the ...
 
 
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NOWSHERA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq on Tuesday criticised secular politicians and intellectuals for holding the seminaries responsible for the prevailing ills in the society.
Speaking at the prize distribution ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: President Barack Obama on Tuesday said India should play a more effective and leading role in the region as well as on the world stage. He said the United States could be India’s “best partner” as he wrapped up a three-day visit to New ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The new auto sector policy has proposed 80 percent reduction in Customs duties for the entry of manufacturers into the Pakistani market for the next five years in order to put in place competitive mechanism and reducing car prices in the ...
 
 
Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Close on the heels of India inviting US President Barack Obama for its Republic Day parade, China on Tuesday announced the plan to hold a major military parade and will be inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin.
It is likely that ...
 
 
Meeran Karim
LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) have decided to convince Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf parliamentarians and other anti-PML-Nawaz forces to become part of a grand opposition alliance for the upcoming Senate ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: President Barack Obama Tuesday said India should play a more effective and leading role in the region as well as on the world stage.
He said the United States could be India’s “best partner” as he wrapped up a three-day visit to New ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday signed an agreement with Pakistan to support the country’s privatisation plan and monitor transactions to ensure transparency.
Pakistan under the ongoing IMF programme for getting $6.67 ...
 
 

QUETTA: Unknown armed men kidnapped seven coalminers in the Sorenge area of the provincial capital on Tuesday.
Police sources said the militants kidnapped seven miners belonging to the Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation. However, the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) Tuesday sought submission of the summary sent to the prime minister for promotions of CSP officers.
The direction was issued in a case in which the government had filed an appeal against a decision of the high ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq has said Pakistani rulers’ silence over US President Obama’s support for India as permanent member of UN Security Council and US-India nuclear deal is not understandable.
Addressing a news conference at ...