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Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Reacting to the Supreme Court’s observation that ‘the federal and four provincial governments were not serious about the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP), the Ministry of Interior on Saturday said NAP was part of the ...
 
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KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said that the Rangers had made the entire Sindh province ‘an occupied territory’.
He criticised Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari for not ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Former RAW chief AS Dulat on Saturday said that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain was a ‘guest’ of British intelligence agency MI-6 in London.
However, he refused to answer a question about India’s funding of ...
 
 

KABUL: Influential Senator John McCain said on Saturday the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 would be a “serious mistake”, as stretched local forces battle the resurgent Taliban. He urged President Obama to ...
 
 
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TIMERGARA: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak will be asked to stage a dharna in Islamabad against the federal government if the province did not get its ...
 
 

QUETTA: Six terrorists including two key commanders were killed and five others arrested in an operation near Turbat on Saturday.
According to the FC spokesperson, the paramilitary troops along with a sensitive agency conducted a search ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Nine persons lost their lives and dozens of others fell unconscious due to intense heat, humidity and unscheduled loadshedding in different districts of Punjab including Lahore on Saturday.
The families of victims and locals protested ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed making some basic changes in the recommendations presented by a high-level inter-ministerial committee aiming at reviewing laws and regulations related to accreditation and operational conditions ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Despite an increasing upward requirement on its net international reserves by $550 million in the wake of a decline in oil prices, Pakistan has met the IMF condition on the net international reserves (NIR) target to stretch it at $7.3 ...
 
 

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan was dodged by Brig Samson on the issue of 35 punctures and it was time now to beware and careful ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The initial findings of the joint investigation team (JIT) on the Head Chanawan Bridge tragedy have revealed multiple factors that might have contributed to the disaster that claimed the lives of 19 soldiers.
Among other notable ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has assured US President Barrack Obama that Pakistan values the confidence and understanding that exists at the leadership level between Pakistan and the United States.
In a letter written to him on the ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The prime ministers of Pakistan and India are leaving on visits of different countries on Monday (tomorrow) and both will be together in the Russian city Ufa on Thursday (July 9) to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and ...
 
 
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BAHAWALPUR: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) judge, Khalid Arshad, on Saturday awarded one-year rigorous imprisonment to an activist of a banned outfit for keeping and distributing hate material and collecting donations for his organisation.
The ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The so-called revelations made by India’s notorious terror sponsoring intelligent outfit RAW’s former chief A S Dulat pertaining to his claim that a “goof up” in Kandahar hijack response by the Vajpayee government in 1999 triggered a ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Talking about Dr Shahid Masood’s claim that he listened to the ‘35 Punctures’ audio tape and had also conducted a forensic test, Najam Sethi on Saturday said Masood should say sorry as he would have to find ten more lies to hide one. He, ...
 
 
Ahmad Hassan
ISLAMABAD: The re-alliance of the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) appears to have hit snags before being matured as the central PTI leadership is skeptic about allying with the party whose ministers were expelled on ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman Pakistan People’s Party presided over a meeting to discuss upcoming local bodies elections in Sindh and prepare a revolutionary PPP’s manifesto for the welfare and betterment of the people at the Bilawal ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has issued an alert to all districts on the beginning of the monsoon season.
According to the Met office warning, Hazara division would receive heavy monsoon rain from Sunday to ...
 
 

LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed that Quaid-e-Azam Solar Power Project (QASPP) should be completed by April 2016 to enable the country to meet energy shortage at the earliest.
He issued the direction while chairing a ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman has briefed Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif about the operational preparedness of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and its expansion plan here at the PM House on ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: A man was killed and another committed suicide on Saturday.
Reports said a truck and a rickshaw collided at the Moro National Highway. The accident left Syed Ismail Shah ...
 
 
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LAHORE: On the instructions of CCPO Lahore, police have distributed pamphlets among public carrying information about a 30-year-old suicide bomber planning to target sensitive installations along with his 10 accomplices.
The pamphlet reads that ...