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our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: On the complaint of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Defence Ministry on Tuesday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action against the Geo TV network for levelling allegations against ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: In an effort to boost the morale of the beleaguered ISI in the wake of an allegation that some of its men were involved in the murderous attack on senior Geo News anchor Hamid Mir in Karachi, army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said ...
 
 
Aysha Mir
I have always believed in miracles, but have never personally witnessed one as magnificent as that which gave my father the strength to survive six bullets. Six bullets, three that are still inside, are not easy to take and stay alive. I was struck ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: I am a hero, no matter what I do. No law, no Constitution, no institution, nothing matters to me because I am the national interest and whatever I say or do, I do in Pakistan’s interest, whether others agree or not.
I can do Kargil ...
 
 
Monitoring Desk
ISLAMABAD: ‘The News’ investigative journalist Umer Cheema has said that no intelligence agency in Pakistan, including the ISI, MI and IB, had any law to govern their working.
Talking to Kamran Khan in ‘Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Sath’ show on Tuesday, ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: A murderous attack on Hamid Mir has been followed by unabated assaults on his employer, Geo TV.
‘Patriotic’ pundits flock to the talk show studios of the TV stations channelled around Aabpara to condemn the coverage that flashed on ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid has said that the attack on Hamid Mir shows the dark side of the picture. He added that no allegation had been levelled against the Inter-Services ...
 
 
Tahir Hasan Khan
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has quit its role as opposition in Sindh and joined the government as a coalition partner of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).
Two MQM nominees took oath on Tuesday as ministers in the ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Amnesty International has revealed that Hamid Mir had on two occasions told the human rights organisation that he believed his life was under threat from different actors, including from the spooks and the Pakistani Taliban.
Amnesty ...
 
 
Monitoring report
NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is greatly concerned over actions brought by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate against Geo Television.
In its complaint to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory ...
 
 
Sabz Ali Tareen
CHARSADDA: In yet another attack on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police, two persons, including a police constable, were killed when a police van was targeted with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near the Farooq Azam Chowk here on Tuesday, officials ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: An attacker was also killed in an exchange of fire between the militants and policemen in Badaber late Monday night in which five policemen and an ambulance driver were killed, officials said on Tuesday.
The attacker, whose body was ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The stage is set to hold an auction for the next generation spectrum 3G/4G technology on Wednesday (today) with the expectation to sell out five licences for Rs133 billion.There is also a risk that the offered spectrum of 50 MHz might ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: The Sindh government has constituted a Joint Interrogation Team (JIT), comprising representatives of seven major law-enforcement and intelligence agencies, to properly investigate the armed attack on senior Geo News anchorperson Hamid Mir ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The joint opposition on Tuesday staged a token walkout from the Senate against ‘non-seriousness of the government towards implementation of the national security policy’ and asked why the policy of retaliation on acts of terrorism was ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken notice of illegal conversion of mining lands into the posh residential scheme, the Naya Nazimabad.
After NAB and other investigating agencies took notice of the illegalities and ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan conducted a successful training launch of short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Hatf-III Ghaznavi on Tuesday, which can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometres.
According to an ISPR ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said Tuesday that peace in Afghanistan was a key to peace in the entire region and Pakistan would continue to work closely with new Afghan government for establishing lasting regional ...
 
 

SRINAGAR: Militants killed two local officials and another man in held Kashmir before issuing a warning to Kashmiris against voting this week in the country’s mammoth election, police and residents said on Tuesday.The militants targeted two village ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Two people were killed and five others wounded critically in gun battle between two gangs of Athal near Siri Chawk at Simli Dam Road, Bhara Kahu late Tuesday night, police said.The SHO said the area police reached the scene and arrested ...