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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday threw out a verbal plea to stop setting up and working of military courts, directing the attorney general for Pakistan (AGP) and advocates general of Islamabad,
Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber ...
 
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MAJIDIYA, Lebanon: Four Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper were killed on Wednesday as Lebanon’s Hizbullah and Israel exchanged fire in their most serious clashes in years.
The four soldiers were killed when Hizbullah fired an ...
 
 
our correspondent
MIRANSHAH: Seven suspected militants were killed and four others injured in a US drone attack in the Shawal area of the troubled North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.
Official and tribal sources said the drone fired two missiles and struck a ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: A day after President Barack Obama left India after a three-day visit, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that India is an important neighbour and Pakistan would like to have normal relations with the country on the basis of mutual ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Wednesday announced that it would observe a shutter-down strike in Sindh on Thursday (today) against “extra-judicial” killing of Sohail Ahmed, the party’s in-charge at unit 64 in Sindhi Muslim Society.The MQM ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Wednesday announced to observe a black day today (Thursday) across the country to protest against the military courts.
On the other hand, Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) President ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said if hatred was being promoted in some seminaries, there should be reforms in those but it was a great injustice to link terrorism with seminaries.
The PTI chief was addressing an Ulema and ...
 
 

QUETTA: The final phase of local bodies polls was completed amid tight security measures on Wednesday in Balochistan.
According to unofficial results, Dr Kaleemullah of PkMAP has been elected the Mayor of Quetta Metropolitan Corporation and ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will have its new chief next month as the incumbent Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, will be completing his tenure in the third week of March.
Highly-placed sources told The ...
 
 
Asim Yasin

ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday gave a clean chit to the Capital Development Authority in a scam involving the creation of 800 additional plots in the posh I-8 Sector in Islamabad for its employees, which purportedly ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the country has sufficient stock of petrol and there is no chance of any shortage of commodity in the country.
He was briefing the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Petroleum, ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of MQM worker Sohail Ahmad’s killing in Karachi, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered an immediate probe into the incident. The prime minister condemned the assassination and spoke to MQM leader Senator Babar Ghauri on ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: Hamid Khan, top PTI leader and counsel for Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) in the petition against 21st Amendment in the Constitution, says now that the Supreme Court has admitted the petition for regular hearing and has sought ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: After the Supreme Court’s landmark judgment declaring all backdated seniorities given to police officers null and void, the top cop of Islamabad Police, the Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi, at least a dozen police officers from ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Jolted by the recent unprecedented petrol crisis in the history of Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif intends to have a team of experts around him to avoid similar embarrassments in the future.
A government source said the prime ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: Despite the Supreme Court’s clear orders on the issue of out of turn promotions, some 19 officers of the SITE Limited are still enjoying the positions which they got through illegal promotions.
SITE Limited is an autonomous body of ...
 
 
Ahmad Hassan
ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) has sharply been divided on question of amending the party constitution to re-delegate powers of allotment of tickets to party candidates for the upcoming Senate polls to the central body instead of ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday placed the Sadar Police Station, Chiniot, station house officer under court-arrest after the wife and four children of an employee of the Ramzan Sugar Mills were recovered from illegal police detention. ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Dubbing Imran Khan a “King of U-turns”, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said on Wednesday that the PTI chairman deviated from his earlier stance on the local commission, tasked to inspect record of NA-122 constituency.
“Imran Khan ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said that with the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al- Saud, Pakistan has lost a sincere friend whereas the Muslim Ummah has been deprived of a visionary leader.Writing his feelings in ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The National Judicial Commission (NJC) has recommended for the appointment of Justice Faisal Arab as the Chief Justice (CJ) of the Sindh High Court (SHC), the sitting chief justice of SHC Maqbool Baqar as a judge of the Supreme Court ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Wednesday termed the late Saudi King Abdullah as a great friend of Pakistan.The COAS hailed the services of the late Saudi king in a condolence note after visiting the Saudi ...
 
 

HELD SRINAGAR: An Indian army colonel was among four people killed in a gun battle with militants in held Kashmir on Tuesday, police said, the highest ranking military officer to die in fighting in the disputed Himalayan region in more than a ...
 
 

QUETTA: Five abducted coalminers, who had been kidnapped a day ago from Soranj PMDC coalmine area, some kilometres away from Quetta city, were recovered on Wednesday. Official sources said the security forces conducted a raid at a tipped-off place ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: A news story published in The News International on August 26, 2014 about a case filed by JS Bank and others against stock broker Aqeel Karim Dhedhi and TV anchor Mubashir Lucman mistakenly mentioned that non-bailable warrants had been ...
 
 
our correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: Kamalia police claimed to have arrested the killer of four people of a family from Karachi. On a tip-off, the police raided Delhi Colony, Karachi, and arrested Abdul Ghaffar who had shot dead his in-laws Anwar, Nawaz, Shamim Bibi ...