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Wajid Ali Syed
WASHINGTON: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday vowed that the phenomenon of Daish — or the Islamic State (IS) — will not be allowed to flourish in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The army chief re-emphasised Pakistan’s ...
 
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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that India has been levelling charges against Pakistan to hide its sins.
He said that Pakistan would take counsel from the Kashmiris before holding talks with India. Reiterating Pakistan’s ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri reached Lahore on Thursday from London, while the government made no attempt to arrest him despite the arrest warrants issued against him by an Islamabad court for allegedly attacking the ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said the government had told the Chief of the Army Chief (COAS) General Raheel Sharif that representatives from the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Military ...
 
 
The National Security Desk
ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif along with a military delegation, which included Director General Military Operations Major General Amir Riaz, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asim S. Bajwa, as ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: DG-ISPR Major General Asim S. Bajwa on Thursday shared the following exclusive views with ‘The News’:
On the dialogue so far: “the US lawmakers as well as the military stressed the need to bridge towards a long term relationship.”On ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The prices of petroleum products are going to further plummet by Rs5 per litre from December 1, 2014.
Meanwhile, the Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA) asked the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to reduce the ...
 
 
our correspondent
MIRANSHAH: Six people, suspected to be militants, were killed and three others sustained injuries in a US drone attack on a house in the Madakhel village of North Waziristan tribal region on Thursday night.
Official sources said the drone fired ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the constitution of a larger bench of apex court to review its earlier decision with regard to the powers of Justice of Peace (JoP).
“In March, 2014 we had declared the powers of JoP as ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The superior judiciary has refused to lend its judicial officers to the Election Commission of Pakistan for acting as returning officers in by-elections.
A senior ECP official source confided to The News that after refusal from the ...
 
 

KARACHI: Mujeebur Rehman Shami of daily Pakistan and Dr Jabbar Khattak of daily Awami Awaz have been elected President and Secretary General respectively at Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) annual general meeting held here Thursday. ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
PTI Chairman Imran Khan will be in Larkana — the home town of Bhuttos — today (Friday). It will be his first visit to the area … but at a time when space is available there, as the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is not one of the most popular ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Thursday disposed of the Intra Court Appeal (ICA) of ARY TV Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salman Iqbal and anchorperson Mubashir Lucman against their indictment in a contempt of court case.
A five-member larger ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said journalists are not for sale and media workers have played an important role in restoration of democracy and sustainability in the country.
Talking to a delegation of ...
 
 
our correspondent
SIALKOT: The Bomb Disposal Squad on Thursday defused two anti-tank mines near Mehtabpur Hanjli village in the Phalora police limits. Sources said that the mines weighing 7kg each were spotted by labourers removing sand from Nullah Dek. They added ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), which met here on Thursday with Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar in the chair, approved the raise of gas tariff by 23 percent as was suggested by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural ...
 
 

Agree on military, technical assistance; Russia to give modern helicopters to Pakistan; Russian defence minister meets Nawaz
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia signed a milestone military cooperation pact aimed at bringing peace and stability in the ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) intelligence outfit has obtained the data of 40,000 owners of vehicles in the price range of over Rs3 million each in order to identify potential tax evaders from all over the country.
“In ...
 
 
News Desk
KARACHI: Zeba Bakhtiar, known for her roles in PTV drama ‘Anarkali’ and Indian film ‘Hina, on Thursday said she was leading a peaceful life and did not want to destroy that.Zeba said she had no intention to get married but could think about it, if ...
 
 

SARGODHA: Three more newborn babies died in district headquarter hospital of the city on Thursday due to a lack of oxygen and incubators.
The death toll of newborn babies reached 11 with the three more deaths during the last 24 hours. Sources ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has restrained a private TV channel and its anchorperson Mubashir Lucman from blaming the Chief Executive (CE) of Geo/Jang Group without confirmation.
On a petition filed on behalf of Independent Newspapers ...
 
 
Muhammad Ejaz Khan
QUETTA: The locomotive of the Quetta-bound passenger train and six of its bogies derailed following a powerful bomb explosion on the railway track in Dasht area of district Mastung on Thursday night, officials said.
Six passengers were injured ...
 
 
our correspondent
PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party (ANP) chief, Asfandyar Wali Khan, said on Thursday that his party would become a hurdle if mid-term polls were imposed in an undemocratic manner.
Asfandyar also urged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Ahead of President Barack Obama’s slated plans to take unilateral executive action to overhaul America’s “broken” immigration system, a Democratic lawmaker has introduced a legislation to expedite visas for Pakistani and Indian ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani soldier was killed on Thursday in firing by Indian troops in Kashmir region, the military said.Recent exchanges of fire across the border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir have killed at least 20 civilians and forced ...