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NEW DELHI: India and the US on Sunday announced the much-anticipated breakthrough agreement on the commercial implementation of their landmark civil nuclear deal, six years after it was signed, and also entered a new strategic phase of ...
 
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BEIJING: China’s Central Military Commission Vice Chairman General Fan Changlong has assured full support to Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.
He held out this assurance during a meeting with Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel ...
 
 
Wajahat S. Khan
ISLAMABAD: Just hours after President Obama landed in New Delhi, India and the US announced “progress” in a landmark nuclear deal that had remained stalled for over six years.
The movement on the much-talked-about deal was significant because ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said the US could judge the seriousness of India in maintaining peace with Pakistan from the tension on the Working Boundary and numerous ceasefire violations by India. He also expressed his resolve to ...
 
 

KARACHI: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Sunday held its “million march” in Karachi and Lahore against the blasphemous sketches published in a French magazine. The JI Ameer, Sirajul Haq, speaking in Karachi, demanded that the prime minister call an all ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Power supply was restored on Sunday in various parts of the country after several hours when a major breakdown hit the national grid on the night between Saturday and Sunday, cutting the electricity supply to over 80 percent of the ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sunday informed Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif that the Ministry of Water and Power was not to blame for the countrywide power breakdown as it was not caused by a fault in the ...
 
 
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MIRANSHAH: The military authorities on Sunday claimed to have killed 35 militants, some of them foreigners, when PAF fighter jets pounded the hideouts of terrorists in the Dattakhel Tehsil of North Waziristan Agency (NWA).
In a statement, the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has impressed upon the United States that it should take steps to address the strategic imbalance in South Asia.
A senior official at the Foreign Office said this on condition of anonymity on Sunday evening while commenting ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Bahria Town boss Malik Riaz Hussain announced Golf City and Overseas Block on the insistence of overseas Pakistanis. He said after great response to Bahria Golf City Karachi, he is announcing Overseas Block comprising 500 square yards, 1000 ...
 
 
Jawwad Rizvi
LAHORE: The president has rejected the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) representation against an order passed by Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) on the issue of theft of taxpayer’s confidential data, which shall now be investigated by Federal ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: There was no truth in the news items alleging that Asif Ali Zardari had remarried, said the President of Pakistan People’s Party, Makhdoom Amin Fahim, while talking to reporters in Umerkot. He advised the media to stay within the norms of ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Senior analyst Najam Sethi on Sunday said US President Barrack Obama’s previous and the current visit to India could be described as symbolic.
However, he said, the two sides would also discuss some core issues so that there was ...
 
 

BEIJING: US President Barack Obama’s unprecedented second visit to India is a “superficial rapprochement” given their hard differences on issues like climate change and nuclear energy cooperation, a wary China said on Sunday as it kept a close ...
 
 

SIALKOT: Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday once again resorted to unprovoked firing at the Line of Control (LoC) in the Charwa Sector while Chenab Rangers retaliated accordingly.
Sources affirmed that heavy weapons were also employed ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Sunday said the government did not move an inch to take remedial measures to avert the electricity crisis despite an in-time warning from him to the government.
“The ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Commander Afghan Border Police (ABP) along with Deputy Major General Sher Ali Shaharyar and other eight senior officials arrived here on Sunday on a five-day official visit.According to ISPR, the ABP delegation will hold meetings with ...
 
 

ABBOTTABAD: A tiger mauled a six-year-old girl Saba Noor to death outside her home near the Bandi Maira village on Sunday. Saba Manzoor, daughter of Muhammad Manzoor, was fatally injured outside her home.The neighbours tried to save her from the ...