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MIRANSHAH: Military authorities on Wednesday said 20 more militants were killed and their hideouts destroyed when fighter jets pounded sanctuaries in the remote mountainous Shawal Valley of North Waziristan Agency.
According to military ...
 
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GENEVA/GAZA CITY: The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday called for immediate international protection for the Palestinian people, as Israel intensified its attacks on Gaza, killing 58 more Palestinians.
UN rights chief Navi Pillay ...
 
 

UNITED NATIONS: Amid escalating violence in Gaza, Pakistan has called for intensification of international diplomatic efforts for an immediate ceasefire and revival of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks aimed at addressing the root causes of the ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The probe into the Asghar Khan case by the FIA, ordered by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, has been halted by the present government.
Sources told The News that this move was aimed at saving the relations between the civilian and ...
 
 

TAIPEI: A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 51 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said.
The plane, a 70-seat ATR 72, ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a contempt of court petition against Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Mian Shahbaz Sharif and the chief secretary, the matter being sub judice in the high court.
A two-member bench of the SC, presided ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader Sirajul Haq has finally quit as the senior minister in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to concentrate on his work as the central ameer of his party.
“After presenting second budget of the province, I ...
 
 
Myra Imran
ISLAMABAD: “I lost my daughter; she was the world for me. Thousands have lost their lives like this in our country without getting justice but I am not ready to give up,” says Tariq Malik, father of young lawyer Fizza Malik who was killed on March ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Cable Operators Association has assured Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid that broadcast of all TV channels would be shown without any interruption.
A delegation of Cable Operators Association, ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: After Eid-ul-Fitr, Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari has decided to start the process of initiating action on the privilege motion against Imran Khan moved by about two dozen opposition senators in February this year for ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways and central leader PML-N, Khawaja Saad Rafique on Wednesday advised Imran Khan to avoid crossing limits of democratic values.
In a statement, the minister said that everyone knows the person who has adopted the ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India will meet in Islamabad on Friday (August 25) amid hope in Pakistan that the meeting would carry forward the dialogue process between the two countries.
Date for the Islamabad meeting was ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shahid Hussain Asad Tuesday said they faced the gigantic challenge of collecting revenue that was enough to run the country’s daily expenses without depending upon foreign loans.
Answering ...
 
 
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BARA: The security forces arrested five suspected persons and seized weapons from them in search operation in Shalobar tribe in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Wednesday, official sources said.The sources said the security forces launched search ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Justice Gulzar Ahmad of the Supreme Court on Wednesday remarked that while the foreign companies are pocketing hefty profits, the masses are living in a wretched condition.
The two-member bench of the apex court, comprising Justice ...
 
 
Tahir Khalil
ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Secretary, Muhammad Ali Gardezi, on Wednesday revealed in the privilege committee that the national flag carrier needed 34 more aircraft. He said at present, PIA’s 19 aircraft are functional, adding ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier, Adviser and Special Envoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the residence of Hussain Nawaz late ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Residents of Shalimar and Batapur areas staged protests and ransacked a Lesco office against the unscheduled power shutdown on Wednesday. The protesters blocked traffic, burnt tyres and chanted slogans against Lesco. They smashed ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi called on American Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns here at the State Department and discussed Pakistan-US relations.
Pakistan’s Ambassador Jalil Abbas ...
 
 
Asim Hussain

LAHORE: Speakers at a seminar warned that the US policy of rewarding Tel Aviv for massacring unarmed Palestinian civilians would lead the world to a human and security disaster.
Despite the fact that Tel Aviv occupied Palestine in violation ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Asma Jehangir, has said that closure of Geo TV is a violation of the Constitution and an indirect aggression against the independence of the media, which should be ...
 
 
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GHALLANAI: A soldier was killed and four other persons, including two soldiers, sustained injuries in separate blasts in Baizai tehsil of Mohmand Agency, official sources said on Wednesday.
The sources said that two brothers identified as ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman and former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari held a meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden here.In more than one-hour meeting, also attended by other members of the US Congress, both the ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to approve the next tranche of 550 million dollars to Pakistan under the US$6.6 billion loan programme.According to Ministry of Finance sources, the IMF board of directors will grant ...
 
 
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HAWAII: Seventeen-year-old Pakistani-American Harris Sulaiman, who was circumnavigating the globe in a single engine turbo-prop to raise funds for charity, met with an accident off the US coast on Wednesday.On his final leg of his journey, Harris ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: As per law no personis bound to quit his nationalassembly constituency duringthe hearing of petitions aboutthe electoral rigging, said an officialof the Election Commissionof Pakistan (ECP) onWednesday.Commenting on ImranKhan’s demand ...
 
 

Apropos the article published inThe News dated June 17, 2014,Lahore edition and June 18, 2014,Islamabad edition titled “HepatitisC drug marketed without approval”,Roche Pakistan Limited(RPL) in its clarification statementregarding the ...