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Javed Mirza
KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Saturday said that the current political crisis and devastating floods in the country are a threat to the economy.
In a policy statement, the central bank expects the floods, which killed hundreds of people ...
 
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SUKKUR: Rejecting corruption allegations levelled against him by Imran Khan, Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Saturday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman should publicly take his accusations back ...
 
 
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WASHINGTON: The US State Department has approved the sale of 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, spares and parts to Pakistan for an estimated cost of $198 million, said a press release issued by the Defence Security Cooperation ...
 
 

LAHORE: The electricity crisis continued its tight grip on Pakistan as the power shortfall in the country exceeded 6,000MW and loadshedding exceeding 14 hours daily had put people in a very troubling situation.
Unannounced loadshedding in the ...
 
 

GHOTKI: The PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said those playing the game of sit-ins do not know the art of playing the role of the opposition.
During his visit to the dykes on the river Indus and the flood-hit people in the ...
 
 
our correspondent
MIRANSHAH: Fifteen militants and a soldier were killed in a clash and in airstrikes by jetfighters in North Waziristan Agency on Saturday, official sources said.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) through a statement said the security ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has announced the immediate lifting of a ban on fresh appointments against vacancies in provincial government departments.
A handout issued by the Chief Minister’s House late on Saturday night ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Federal Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan should tell the nation who arranged his meeting with Pakistan Awami Tehreek ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The postponement of Chinese president’s visit to Pakistan due to a situation created by twin sit-ins of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has delayed much ambitious plans of the country’s development and ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The government has so far provided Rs15 billion to Pakistan Army for meeting budgetary requirements of ongoing Zarb-e-Azb to flush out militants from North Waziristan Agency (NWA).
However, GHQ has not demanded any fresh amount in ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Saturday claimed finally the dream of a new Pakistan was about to come true, wherein masses would not be treated like goats and sheep.
Speaking to his supporters here at PTI sit-in, ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk on Saturday said that the major challenge being faced by the judiciary is to tackle increasing litigation; therefore, the judiciary must adopt a proactive approach to decide cases expeditiously.
While ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed has said that no force could prevent the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power as the coming year (2015) would prove to be the year of general elections in the country.
Talking ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Fourteen Pakistani detainees were released from US custody in Bagram Prison in Afghanistan and repatriated to Pakistan on Saturday, a Pakistani legal firm representing some of the prisoners said.
Justice Project Pakistan has been ...
 
 

PESHAWAR: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaiser on Saturday said that women’s education is vital for national progress and no nation could prosper without women’s education.
He expressed these views during his visit to the Government ...