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KATHMANDU: South Asian leaders signed an agreement to improve the cross-border energy trade in the power-starved region on Thursday, as the Saarc summit overshadowed by Pakistan-India rivalry ended with little progress towards regional ...
 
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Aminullah Fitrat
QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court on Thursday issued a stay order with regard to the proceedings on the cases filed against a programme of the Geo TV morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’.
A two-member bench of the Balochistan High Court (BHC), ...
 
 

QUETTA: After a deadly attack on an anti-polio team in Quetta, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday closed its offices across the province, whereas the United Nations directed the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) to cease field ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said that the government had devised a plan to deal with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s protest rally on Nov 30 as the government knew well how to maintain its writ.
He ...
 
 

KABUL: A suicide blast hit a vehicle of the British Embassy here on Thursday claiming the lives of six people.
Gunfire and explosions rocked Kabul as Taliban militants attacked a central district that houses several embassies and foreign ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Despite making tall claims, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s (PTI) provincial government in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has failed to ensure basic health care to a majority of rural area residents. Official documents have revealed that as many as ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: The mounting defence collaboration between Moscow and Islamabad, especially the lifting of the Russian embargo on arms supplies to Pakistan, has infuriated the Indian security establishment, which was opposing the sale of Mi-35 ...
 
 

SIALKOT: The Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing in the Charwah Sector here on Thursday.According to senior officials of the Chenab Rangers (CR), the Indian forces opened fire on the Charwa Sector with small weapons, ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Hang Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and hang others too but at least give them a fair trial.
No one seeks quashment of the case. There is no grudge even if the most irrelevant persons are also named in the FIR. No complaint about the missing ...
 
 
Monitoring Desk
KARACHI: Renowned constitutional expert Barrister Akram Shaikh has said that according to the Constitution of Pakistan, a person can only beconvicted once for one offence, adding that he understood that no Pakistani citizen could be proceeded ...
 
 

SYDNEY: The cricket world was in mourning on Thursday following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died in a Sydney hospital, two days after being hit in the head by a ball.A game that is synonymous with the values of fair play and ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The worst governance continues to hit the energy sector due to which the receivables of Power Electric Power Company (Pepco) alarmingly surged up to Rs600 billion by October 31 and the circular debt has gone up to Rs300 billion that has ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Founding Chairman Bahria Town Malik Riaz Hussain on Thursday announced to construct universities of international standard, at Karachi and Hyderabad, to be named after chief of Muttahida Quami Movement Altaf Hussain. This was stated by ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: Some 400 government employees of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) riding 35 vehicles on Thursday reached the capital city to stage a protest sit-in in Bani Gala in front of the residence of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cleared the air on Thursday as reports came in that there had been an agreement at the Saarc Summit in Khatmandu in the energy sector, which proposes to see electricity being shared through a common grid.
However, two ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: The district administration has decided to block eight roads leading to the federal capital and to separate the Red Zone from the rest of the city on November 30.
Talking to The News, Interior Ministry sources while mentioning the ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: In a welcome development, the Nawaz government is likely to slash down the POL prices by up to Rs10 per litre from December 1, 2014, the lowest in the last eight years.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier extended a major relief to ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
ISLAMABAD: “You are a national hero. Don’t spoil your image by joining politics. Youmay not be successful,” PML-N stalwart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is said to have advised his old pal Imran Khan when he first decided to join politics 20 years ...