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HELD SRINAGAR: Demonstrators set fire to an Indian flag and hurled rocks at the riot police here on Friday, as protests over the arrest of pro-freedom leaders turned violent.
Hundreds took to the streets of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-Held ...
 
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RAWALPINDI: The Accountability Court (AC) in Rawalpindi on Friday issued a notice to former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari, in the assets reference case after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar on Friday congratulated the nation on achieving foreign exchange reserves of US$17.2 billion, showing a sign of the growing strength in the economy.
This is another promise fulfilled, Dar said in ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: The Director General of ISPR, Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, on Friday tweeted quoting Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif as saying that Pakistan and Afghanistan will continue targeting terrorists on the their ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan State Oil has started an inquiry into the import of 65,000 tons of Low Sulfur Furnace Oil (LSFO) worth $23 million (Rs2.3 billion) that was not fit for power generation. This has also a spillover impact of Rs1.5 billion. ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is likely to further its role for a negotiated solution of the Yemen crisis after a high-level delegation, headed by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, told Riyadh that total dependence on the military option would only ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China are going to sign around 69 deliverable projects of different stages having an estimated cost of over $46 billion for energy, infrastructure, Gwadar development and telecom cooperation during the upcoming visit of ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Barrister KK Agha, appointed as amicus curiae of the Judicial Commission, which is inquiring into the deliberate systematic rigging in the 2013 general elections, is a seasoned lawyer, who has held different senior legal ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that a dedicated gigantic workforce is required in PIA to lead the national flag carrier towards progress and development as the airline has a glorious past and the people of Pakistan expect its ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: At least 3 federal ministers and 5 prominent leaders of different political parties are included in more than two dozens of members of the National Assembly (MNAs) who have not paid any tax as they are ‘non-filers’ of annual returns, ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: After Dr Zulifqar Mirza’s declaration regarding his support to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sindh President Ismail Rahoo in by-election of Badin provincial assembly seat, the Pakistan People’s Party could face a tough time and ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court Judge Rai Ayub Khan Marth Friday sent Mustafa Kanju, son of former Minister of Foreign Affairs Siddique Kanju and his four guards, to jail on 14-day judicial remand, accused of killing a 17-year-old orphan boy and ...
 
 

Ghazni, Afghanistan: Militants have beheaded five people, who were recently abducted in southeastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.
The ethnic Hazaras were kidnapped on Wednesday in the restive province of Ghazni after they travelled out ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Friday said if the Judicial Commission found rigging in the general elections, the government would have to go as it would have to dissolve the assemblies to pave the way ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has taken notice of blocked CNICs and problems faced by citizens in this regard, sources in the National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) said.
The minister asked the Nadra ...
 
 
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KALAYA: Eight militants were killed when gunship helicopters shelled their hideouts in the Orakzai Agency, official sources said on Friday.
The sources said the military’s gunship helicopters attacked the positions of the militants in Kasha, ...
 
 

ARBIL, Iraq: A car bomb blast near the US consulate in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region killed three people and wounded five on Friday, Kurdish officials said. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the bomb blast in Baghdad.
A ...