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Mumtaz Alvi & Saeed Ahmed
ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led the local bodies’ (LB) polls in 199 wards of 42 cantonments by bagging 68 seats while the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was the runner-up with 43 seats. As many as 54 independents ...
 
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KATHMANDU: A massive earthquake killed more than 1,200 people on Saturday as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp.
Officials said at least ...
 
 
M Waqar Bhatti
KARACHI: The Defence police station on Saturday registered an FIR against two unidentified persons for killing Director T2F and social activist Sabeen Mahmud under terrorism and murder charges.
“We have registered a case on the complaint of ...
 
 

LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday telephoned his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala and extended his deep condolences on the earthquake that hit Nepal causing huge loss of life and property.
The prime minister, who is in London on ...
 
 

LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his British counterpart David Cameron held a meeting in London on Saturday.
The two prime ministers exchanged views on bilateral relations and regional and global issues of mutual interest.
Prior to his ...
 
 

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered an investigation into the killing of prominent rights activist Sabeen Mahmud who was shot dead minutes after she hosted a seminar on abuses in Balochistan.
The prime minister also extended ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Investigation agencies probing the killing of rights activist Sabeen Mahmud who was gunned down in Karachi on Friday are working on the line that she has been killed by the elements who are desperate to malign security organisations of ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Saturday said it is the responsibility of the relevant institutions to ensure sale of quality essential items at fixed rates.
Addressing a meeting of Provincial Price Control Committee at ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Several political parties, including the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Awami National Party, provided evidence about alleged poll rigging to the Judicial Commission on Saturday.
A deadline to submit ...
 
 

TAEZ, Yemen: At least 92 people have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes and fighting between supporters of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and his opponents in southern Yemen, sources said Saturday.
In the key port city of Aden and ...
 
 
our correspondent
LANDIKOTAL: At least nine militants were killed and several others injured when jet fighters pounded their hideouts in the Tirah valley of Khyber Agency, sources said on Saturday.
They said that jet fighters targeted hideouts in hilly areas and ...
 
 

LAHORE: Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Shaikh Khalid al-Ghamidi led Fajr prayer at the Jamia mosque Mansoora and Maghrib prayer in Lahore on Saturday.
Hundreds of people, including women, offered the prayers amid tight security arrangements.
The ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The assassination of Sabeen Mahmood - a pro-people straight forward woman whose NGO provided opportunity to everyone to talk about his or her rights - is shocking as no one knew she was receiving threats, said Najam Sethi on Saturday, ...
 
 
Syed Bukhar Shah
PESHAWAR: The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) Political Alliance Saturday rejected the proposed draft report of the Fata Reforms Commission and announced to launch protest if the tribespeople were not given their due rights.
Speaking ...