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Muhammad Ejaz Khan
QUETTA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman had a narrow escape in a suicide attack that targeted his vehicle soon after the JUI-F rally held at the Sadiq Shaheed football ground here on Thursday.
Three people were ...
 
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QUETTA: Eight people belonging to the Hazara community were shot dead here on Thursday when their van was targeted while returning from the Hazaraganji vegetable market after buying vegetables, while another person belonging to the Hazara Shia ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday observed that the apex court would interpret ‘Sadiq’ and ‘Ameen’ whatever the result might be.
The apex court observed that it would lay down the criteria as to which type of people could represent ...
 
 
Salahuddin Haider
KARACHI: Saying that the present government had failed miserably and a complete overhaul of the political system was now needed, former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf made it abundantly plain on Thursday that an army-backed ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday adopted a unanimous resolution, warning of a tough response to any Indian aggression against Pakistan.
The resolution was moved by Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz in the ...
 
 

NAUDERO: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has vowed to resurrect the party’s flagging fortunes.
In the first interview since his political “coming out” at a weekend gathering of hundreds of thousands of supporters, ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: India has reacted sharply to the 26th October planned ‘Kashmir Million March’ here by calling on the British government to ban the march of British Kashmiris stating that such a march would be against the “open societies”.
Details have ...
 
 
our correspondent
BARA: Six militants, a soldier and two civilians were killed in fresh clashes in the Khyber Agency on Thursday.
The militants killed in Thursday’s clashes were reported to be affiliated with the banned terror outfit the Lashkar-e-Islam.A soldier ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, for the first time during weeks of ceasefire violations, on Thursday charged India of violating the 2010 agreement between the two countries, which disallows the building of new bunkers in 500 meters area along the Working ...
 
 

QUETTA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan was nothing but a puppet acting on the string of others.
He said that triggering sectarian clashes in ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: The Supreme Court while taking notice of complaints regarding encroachments in Hyderabad Sabzi Mandi and graveyard has directed chief secretary Sindh to submit a report on the matter.
In pursuance of the order of Chief Justice of ...
 
 
our correspondent
HYDERABAD: Jiye Sindh Qaum Parast Party chief Qamar Bhatti advocate has filed a petition in the Sindh High Court (SHC), Hyderabad Circuit Bench, against the statements made by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain regarding the ...
 
 
Saeed Ahmed
ISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Thursday said Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) is an oppressive, illegal and unconstitutional tax which must be abolished immediately.
Supreme Court has already declared GIDC as ...
 
 
News desk
SHEIKHUPURA: Hassan Riaz - a PML-N candidate - won the by-election held for PP-162 Sheikhupura.In Thursday’s by-polls, the PML-N retained the seat which fell vacant after the demise of his MPA. Hassan bagged 39,816 votes, while his main opponent ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: A mild earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale jolted Peshawar, its surroundings and parts of Azad Kashmir on Thursday morning.According to the meteorological office, the epicenter of the quake was in the mountainous range of Azad ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi and Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz told the Senate on Thursday that Pakistan would not allow India to build bunkers on the Working Boundary.
Speaking in the Senate, he said the BJP government was trying to ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed all the ministers to present the performance report of their ministries in the federal cabinet.
The prime minister summoned a special meeting of the federal cabinet on Tuesday (Oct 28) at the ...
 
 
Syed Kosar Naqvi
ABBOTTABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has asked all the four members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to resign forthwith so that they would not be able to take part in delimitations of forthcoming local government ...
 
 

QUETTA: Chiefs of Pakistan and Iran border forces held a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.According to a statement issued by the Frontier Corps Balochistan, the Pakistani delegation was headed by Inspector General Frontier Corps Balochistan, Maj-Gen ...
 
 

BAHAWALPUR: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the nation should recognise the frauds and those playing gimmicks and should obstruct the way of negative forces.
He said that the government was fully aware of the problem of energy crisis and ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: While accepting an invitation for attending the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Summit to be held in Kathmandu next month, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed the view that it is important for the ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: The Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, said on Thursday that his party did not require the support of the MQM to stay in power in Sindh.
The PPP didn’t need to form an alliance with anybody to stay in power in ...