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MULTAN: At least 16 people, including a groom, a bride and two children, drowned when a rescue boat carrying a wedding party capsized in the Chenab river on Sunday.
The boat, which was carrying at least 40 people, went down as it attempted to ...
 
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Nadeem Shah
MULTAN: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi on Sunday said there was no logical end to the sit-ins and that the “oppressors” have not left any option open for Imran Khan’s return.
He said if martial law was imposed, it will ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked the Islamabad sit-in organisers to immediately end their sit-ins and help the flood victims.
Talking to renowned Naat Khawan Abdur Razzaq Jami at Raiwind on Sunday, the prime minister said the ...
 
 

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has withdrawn his decision to quit the leadership of his party after the entreaties of party workers.
New names have also been sought for the Rabita Committee — the central ...
 
 

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has said he respects the freedom of press and requests the military authorities, government and all institutions to give full freedom to all television channels, especially Geo TV, to broadcast ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has clarified in a statement to the general public and banks that the defacement of currency notes will render the notes ineligible for use. “Any note which bears written, stamped, embossed or inscribed any ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The government has included all the publicly-made allegations of the PTI in the proposed SC Judicial Commission’s terms of reference (ToRs) but this is not acceptable to Imran Khan’s party. In the documents exchanged between the two ...
 
 

SUKKUR: Senior leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah said that the two political parties staging dharnas (sit-ins) and protests in the federal capital did not believe ...
 
 
Imtiaz Hussain
SUKKUR: Deputy Registrar Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro, issued a letter for an interview to a candidate who had allegedly secured just 20 out of 50 marks in the required test.
The candidate Nadia Sammo, ...
 
 

SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Water and Power and Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Sunday that sit-ins and marches were causing more financial losses than rains and floods.
The government, he said, was mobilizing all resources and channels ...
 
 
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HYDERABAD: President Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (Noorani) (JUP-N) and Chief of Milli Yakjehti Council (MYC) Sahibzada Abul Khair Muhammad Zubair in a joint statement on Sunday vehemently condemned the attacks on Geo News.
They said attacks on TV ...
 
 
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HYDERABAD: People residing in the catchment areas of the river Indus in Sindh may face mass displacement as the water flow has started submerging wide areas in the northern and southern regions of the province.
Officials say that the river flow ...
 
 
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HYDERABAD: Former chief minister of Sindh and politician Liaquat Jatoi, after parting ways with the ruling PML-N, announced on Sunday to reactivate his Awami Ittehad Party (AIT) and extended support to the political agenda of Imran Khan and Tahirul ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: As expected, Punjabi Taliban leader Asmatullah Muavia’s statement renouncing the use of force and stopping attacks in Pakistan has been denounced by a factional commander who questioned Muavia’s credentials and authority.
Abu Baseer, ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and his leaders are ignoring countrymen trapped in floods.In a statement on Sunday, he said that Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid says PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri knows that banks don’t accept currency notes bearing any extra writing.Commenting on PAT chief Tahirul Qadri’s slogan-writing campaign through the currency ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif visited the villages affected due to flood and rains in Sheikhupura, Narowal and Muridke Road on Sunday. The chief minister personally distributed relief items among the victims by a helicopter in the flood-hit ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday announced rebellion against what he termed the corrupt rulers and the system of tyranny and said while his oath-taking ceremony will be underway here soon, bulldozers would ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahirul Qadri on Sunday presented before the media his injured workers who, he said, had received metallic bullets in clashes with the police when they marched towards the Parliament House two ...
 
 

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq has impressed upon the government to stop the arrests being made in Islamabad in order to create an atmosphere conducive for dialogue.
Addressing a big public meeting at Buner on Sunday, he said the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari, in his message on the occasion of the International Democracy Day on September 15 has cautioned the people against a new form of threat to democracy namely assault on it in the name of democracy ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Anwar Kasi has ordered the release of people arrested for the charges of violating pillion riding ban and Section 144. Nearly 650 workers of protesting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan ...
 
 

WATAPUR: Seven suspected militants were killed following a US drone strike on the Pak-Afghan border area.
The strike was reportedly carried out at the Pak-Afghan border on zero line with Paktika province along the South Waziristan Agency. Two ...
 
 
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MIRANSHAH: Three personnel of the paramilitary Frontier Corps were killed and two others were wounded when unidentified persons fired rockets at the security forces fort in Speenwam in North Waziristan on Saturday, official sources said.
The ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The government has given an attractive offer to protestors, saying it will provide cash, transport and other expenditures to go back to their homes.Sources told Online that the government offered transport to protestors if they will ...
 
 
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DIR: Two persons, including a soldier, were killed and six others injured in a road accident near Afghan border Barawal in Upper Dir district on Sunday.Asif, a Naek of the Pakistan Army’s Engineering Unit, and driver Fazal died on the spot while ...
 
 
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BANNU: Unidentified persons blew up a girls’ school in Nurur village in the limits of Miryan Police Station early Sunday, sources said. The sources said an explosive device planted by unidentified persons in the building of the Government Girls’ ...
 
 

KUALA LUMPUR: An Indiabound flight of Malaysia Airlines was forced to return due
to an auto-pilot defect, landing bsafely in Kuala Lumpur, said the carrier already hit by the
twin tragedies this year. Flight MH198 from Kuala Lumpur to ...