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PESHAWAR/LAHORE/BAHAWALPUR: Half of Peshawar city was inundated as flood water entered residential areas after heavy rains on Sunday as thousands of inhabitants of the city were stranded and trapped while train services were also disrupted.
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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Sunday that the provincial government will soon launch three projects for the generation of 3,600 megawatts electricity through gas.
He said the government was utilising all possible resources ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer, Sirajul Haq, has asked the government to call an All Parties Conference (APC) on the report of the inquiry commission probing the alleged rigging in the 2013 General Elections.
Siraj demanded strict ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced to stage a protest against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in front of the British Prime Minister’s residence, 10-Downing Street in London on August 2.
The announcement came in ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Two Pakistanis were among five killed in a US drone attack in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.
“The drone targeted a vehicle in the Chaknor area in Lalpura district, leaving five anti-government gunmen ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Sunday said backing out of a written Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had signed with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on the polls inquiry, did ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: An internal power struggle has flared up in the Afghan Taliban movement and its de facto head Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor is facing a rebellion by certain important military commanders amid the uncertainty about the fate of Taliban supreme ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan continues to insist that the Judicial Commission must have investigated further without exactly mentioning what needed to be probed; he remained unable to come out of the three basic confusions of missing form-XV, printing of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: After the Judicial Commission’s report was made public by the government, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has stopped its members from issuing statements in response to a resignation demand by the PTI chief.
A source in the ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has been asked to stop the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from promoting and favouring blue-eyed officers allegedly occupying key posts in the agency illegally.
Around 11 officers of FIA have knocked ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: A prominent legal practitioner S M Zafar on Sunday opined that if the Judicial Commission (JC) had constituted an investigative team comprising officials of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI) and ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Sunday announced that if the Sindh government failed to arrest the culprits involved in the kidnapping and torture of Geo News Karachi Bureau chief Faheem Ahmad Siddiqui within 24 ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs (SAPM) Syed Tariq Fatemi visited the Pentagon on Saturday to meet the US Deputy Defence Secretary, Robert Work.
During their warm and friendly meeting, both sides exchanged ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: The reaction of the PTI to the verdict of the judicial commission for the May 2013 polls has irked the government that initially decided to deal with its defeated opponent politely.
A comprehensive strategy would be drawn up today ...
 
 
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LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Altaf Hussain has requested Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif to order an inquiry into the allegations levelled against former chiefs of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
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Ahmad Hassan
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly during its monsoon session starting today (Monday) is expected to witness many a fireworks and many surprises.
The federal and provincial governments will come under severe criticism for failing to provide ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A local employee of the US Embassy in Islamabad was shot dead by an unidentified gunman on Sunday, police said.
The motive for the shooting was unclear. Police said the victim was a member of the Ismaili community and was working in ...
 
 

GUJRANWALA: A PML-N candidate Rana Akhtar Ali on Sunday defeated the PTI candidate Ehsanullah Virk by over 21,000 votes in the PP-100 by-election.According to unofficial, unverified results, the PML-N has won this seat again in the by-election. ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) for Political Affairs Dr Asif Saeed Kirmani has advised the PTI chief Imran Khan to show similar patience till 2018 polls as the government had demonstrated during the sit-in.
In a statement ...