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Sardar Akhtar & Amir Mir
FAISALABAD: Four more terrorists involved in an attack on former president Pervez Musharraf in 2003 were hanged in the district jail here at 3:30pm on Sunday, bringing the number of executions to six after the government lifted a moratorium on ...
 
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Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Sunday that the terrorists are planning another heinous attack on the pattern of the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar.
Addressing a press conference after a meeting of ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: While Pakistan is in a state of war against terrorists, shockingly its only Criminal Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) has been out of order for the last three years, making it extremely difficult to probe the crime ...
 
 
Shaheen Sehbai
DUBAI: Martin Luther King had a dream for America, a good one, with hope, vision, imagination and determination dominating.
But I had a bad dream recently when I was in deep sleep. An angel took me up as I had expired and asked me to look at my ...
 
 

KARACHI/HYDERABAD: The national grid suffered a technical fault early on Sunday morning, which caused a major power breakdown in over 80 percent of the areas of Karachi and parts of interior Sindh and Balochistan, suspending water supply and ...
 
 
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WANA: Twenty-five terrorists were killed and three soldiers sustained injuries in a clash in the South Waziristan Agency on Sunday, official sources said.
The sources said about 200 militants, equipped with light and heavy weapons, in the small ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said the nation stood firmly behind their brave armed forces and they would together chase the terrorists down to their dens and eliminate them.
He said this during a meeting with the Punjab ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Thousands of people on Sunday flocked to the Peshawar school, which suffered a deadly attack on December 16, to mourn the 149 people — mainly children — massacred by the Taliban and demand action against the militants. They showed utter ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has shortlisted six officers out of 18 for the position of “Pakistan’s Ambassador to WTO” and a four-member committee, comprising a federal minister and three federal secretaries, will finalise the name on Monday ...
 
 

KARACHI: Intelligence agencies on Sunday warned of possible terror attack on school vans in Sindh.
According to a letter communicated to the Sindh Home Ministry from intelligence agencies, terrorists might target school vans in the provincial ...
 
 

KUNAR, Afghanistan: A roadside bomb and a Taliban attack on a police post have killed 14 people including children in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Seven civilians died when a bomb hit a pickup truck travelling from Asadabad, the capital ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: US President Obama has signed a bill into law providing an extension in the Coalition Support Fund for Pakistan for another year. The Bill also assured continued US support to Afghanistan after the withdrawal of foreign forces.
In ...
 
 

QUETTA/DERA BUGTI: Levies personnel found eight bullet-riddled bodies in Ziarat and Pishin districts of Balochistan on Sunday. Levies sources told media persons that three bodies were found from the Sanjavi area in Ziarat and three from Saranan ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The World Bank, USA and other Western donors have committed $1 billion for placing electricity connectivity among Central Asia and South Asia through CASA-1000 against total estimated cost of $1.3 billion.
The remaining cost of ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sunday threw its complete support behind the armed forces in their bid to eliminate what it called the cancer of terrorism from Pakistan.
At its meeting here, chaired by PTI Chairman Imran Khan, the ...
 
 

KIEV: The authoritarian leader of Belarus visits Kiev on Sunday hoping to revive stalled Ukrainian peace talks he has been hosting in order to calm Europe’s volatile eastern edge.
But a high-ranking Ukrainian official said Belarussian President ...
 
 

New Delhi: A 24-year-old rape case that was begging for justice due to non-appearance of the accused has been reopened in a fast-track court here dealing with sexual offences against women after the arrest of the absconding offender.
Additional ...
 
 

ANKARA: Turkey’s television regulator has handed a record fine to a popular game show for a segment where husbands were filmed dancing with other women as their wives looked on, reports said on Sunday.
The game show, “I Don’t Know, My Spouse ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The present extreme shortage of natural gas is expected to continue till Tuesday (tomorrow), said an official of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL).
The repair work on boiler at Sui plant, which caught fire on Saturday, needs further ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: A leader of the JUI-F, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi, here on Sunday gave the government seven days’ time to arrest the killers of Dr Khalid Mahmood Soomro or they would observe a total strike across the country on December 27, which happens ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: Khairpur police shot dead four alleged kidnappers in an encounter and safely recovered a person whom the alleged kidnappers had been holding hostage.
The SSP of Khairpur, Nasir Aftab, told the media that a police team had besieged the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Pakistan Army and other security institutions were taking all im-
portant steps to eliminate
terrorists and foil the nefar-ious designs of anti-social elements.
He said ...
 
 
our correspondent
LARKANA: There are 382 prisoners in five divisions of Sindh who were awarded capital punishment for their involvement in different heinous crimes.
As many as 115 prisoners are in Karachi Central Jail, 178 in Hyderabad prison, 73 in Sukkur ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: Foggy weather here in Sukkur and Larkana Region paralysed the civic activities on Sunday. Reports said that foggy weather since two days confined citizens to their houses. Fog also badly affected upon the communication and there was thin ...