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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Friday said that “China’s enemy is Pakistan’s enemy and we will defeat rivals jointly”.
He said this on Friday evening in a grand reception hosted by the Chinese Embassy’s ...
 
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Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the PM on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told the National Assembly on Friday that the government was considering to raise the issue of Indian agency RAW’s involvement in Pakistan, especially in the province ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The Executive Board of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday decided to file a corruption reference against former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in a case pertaining to the rental power projects (RPPs), Naudero-I.
A ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, has directed that the army’s one-day ration should be donated for flood-affected people.
The COAS chaired a meeting to evaluate the army’s flood relief efforts here on ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: In a bid to make the Islamic provisions of Article 62 as totally redundant for the protection of corrupt and badly-reputed MPs, the sub-committee of parliament’s Electoral Reforms Committee has sought a constitutional amendment linking ...
 
 
Arshad Waheed Chaudhry
ISLAMABAD: The political parties in parliament have approved 13 significant amendments to bring about revolutionary changes in the Election Commission under the constitutional reforms in order to make the next general elections transparent. ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Friday announced a cut in the prices of petroleum products ranging between Rs1.02 and Rs4.92 with effect from August 1.
Following Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s approval, the government ...
 
 
Amir Mir
NEW YORK: The Afghan Taliban have confirmed that Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of the Haqqani Network, had died a natural death a year ago.
The reported death of Jalaluddin Haqqani will not affect the operational capacity of the deadly militia ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: After having signed an agreement to become an associate member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) last year in December, Pakistan has finally been granted the much-needed status on Friday by this Geneva-based research ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: As small traders are all set to observe shutter down strike today (Saturday) against imposition of 0.3 percent withholding tax (WHT) on banking transactions from non filers, the government has offered business community to exempt them ...
 
 

LAHORE: World boxing council silver welterweight champion Amir Khan on Friday said that Pakistan is rich in boxing talent, which can be groomed under a long-term plan.
I can see a lot of talented boxers in Pakistan and they have the necessary ...
 
 

QUETTA: Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Muhammad Nasir Khan Janjua on Friday said that the insurgency in Balochistan was going to end and now people would fully enjoy peace in their region.
The people engaged in the insurgency have now ...
 
 
Jawwad Rizvi
LAHORE: The business community will observe a nationwide wheel-jam, shutter-down strike today (Saturday) against the imposition of 0.3 percent withholding tax (WHT) on banking transactions by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
This is for the ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs143 billion during July 2015 against the collection of Rs133 billion in the same month of the last financial year 2014-15.
The toll of getting advances in last month (June 2015) to ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi and Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s election tribunal Justice (retd) Wajihuddin Ahmad met the party Chairman Imran Khan after a long time and stuck to his guns with regard to his order and said that the party membership of Jehangir ...
 
 

KARACHI: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Friday said that Karachi had once again become a peaceful city of lights with economic and social activities, and normalcy in every walk of life.
“Karachi’s joys, pleasures and peace have ...
 
 
Nadeem Shah
MULTAN: The July 29 killing of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Ameer Malik Ishaq has not only proved to be a big blow to the LeJ but it also was a great setback to the Islamic States of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as he had developed very close links with Daesh, ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday urged JUI chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to withdraw the resolution seeking de-seating of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNAs from the National Assembly.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman had an important ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on his way back from Indonesia, will be stopping over at Islamabad on Saturday, and during the stopover he will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
“The two ...