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Shakeel Anjum
RAWALPINDI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, said on Monday that the nexus between drug- pushers and terrorists would be eliminated at all costs as drug peddlers and those involved in drugs production were as much ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif is enjoying confidence of the government, the armed forces and the entire nation and the people of the country are ...
 
 
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KARACHI/LAHORE: Resolutions have been submitted to the assemblies of Punjab, Sindh and AJK condemning the provocative speeches of MQM leader Altaf Hussain.
Announcing protests on this issue on August 6, AJK Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majid ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, had an important meeting with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the PM House on Monday and discussed the overall security situation in the country.
The meeting also ...
 
 
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MIRANSHAH: Six militants were killed and three others were injured in a clash with security forces in the North Wiziristan Agency on Monday while one soldier embraced martyrdom in the incident.
A clash took place between security forces and ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: As many as 17 people, including women and children, were killed and several others sustained injuries as torrential rains coupled with flash floods continued to play havoc in various parts of the country including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Speaking in Geo News programme “Aapas ki Baat”, Sethi quoted Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar who had said in his press talk that “the noose is tightening around his (Altaf) neck and he is feeling uncomfortable”. He said Nisar also ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LODON: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda has said that the Scotland Yard officers were “shocked” to see the “kind of evidence” presented against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain.
Accompanied by Barrister ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that the government has prepared a three- year plan to erase the monster of circular debt and now Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) would be made operational that would pave the way for approval of $1 ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Strongly objecting to the efforts to absorb around 90 non-cadre deputationists in the Office Management Group (OMG), over a 100 officers of the group have written to secretary Establishment, reminding him that the move is a direct ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Parliament’s Kashmir Committee Chairman Maulana Fazlur Rehman, while speaking on floor of the National Assembly (NA), questioned eligibility of MNAs of Pakistani Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) as members of the committee.
“I am not calling ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee on electoral reforms is considering several constitutional amendments affecting at least 14 articles of the Constitution apparently to improve the electoral process for fair, free and transparent elections. ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: Zaid Hamid imprisoned in Saudi Arabia is said to be hale and hearty and it is hoped he will be released very soon.A message about him circulating on the social media stated that the security agencies and other forces were in direct contact ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday announced in the National Assembly (NA) that it would vote against the motions submitted by the JUI-F and MQM for disqualification of legislators of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...
 
 
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KABUL: The Afghan government said it would not negotiate with the divided factions of the Taliban as the insurgents were facing differences over leadership succession and also said a parallel political structure would not be accepted in any ...
 
 

LAHORE: World renowned weekly ‘The Economist’ has highlighted the strong role of educational reforms espoused by the Punjab government under the leadership of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, to improve access and quality of education, as well as to ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The controversial and provocative speech of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Monday echoed in the National Assembly (NA).
Treasury benches legislator Major (retd) Tahir Iqbal advised the MQM lawmakers to keep ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) was informed on Monday that the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill 2015 has been sent to the president, and it is expected that the bill will be enacted today (Tuesday) under which local government ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: An unsubstantiated news item carried by sections of the Afghan media about the assassination of late Taliban supreme leader Mulla Mohammad Omar’s eldest son, Mulla Mohammad Yaqoob, was quickly denied by his family on Monday.
The news ...
 
 

QUETTA: The Frontier Corps (FC) foiled a sabotage attempt and defused 5kg landmines in Peerkoh area of Dera Bugti on Monday. According to FC spokesman, acting on a tip-off, the FC personnel, along with bomb disposal squad team, reached the site ...