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RAWALPINDI: The corps commanders’ conference on Tuesday took serious notice of Indian intelligence agency RAW’s involvement in whipping up terrorism in Pakistan.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of the Army Staff ...
 
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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
CHOLISTAN: In the first tangible leap to eliminate loadshedding in the country, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday inaugurated the 1,000MW model solar power plant here in the desert of Cholistan amid scorching heat touching 47 degrees ...
 
 
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BISHAM/MANSEHRA: Terming 2015 as the election year, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday said that he would expose those who robbed the mandate of the people by rigging the May 2013 general elections through the returning ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Judge, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, on Tuesday said parliamentarians make amendments to the Constitution and later hide behind the excuse that they were helpless.
He gave these remarks when a 17-member full bench of the ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission (JC) probing the alleged systematic rigging in the 2013 general elections on Tuesday commenced recording the testimony of witnesses pertaining to the case.
The Supreme Court chief justice, who is heading the ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: In promotion of a democratic culture within the political parties, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has outsmarted all his contemporaries in the political arena besides disappointing some influential leaders of his ...
 
 
Mohammad Nasir
KARACHI: Piku is an upcoming and very entertaining, engaging comedy-drama Indian film directed by Shoojit Sircar. Deepika Padukone portrays the main protagonist, a Bengali architect living in New Delhi, and Amitabh Bachchan plays her ageing father. ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: A legislator Tuesday charged in the Senate that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) was unable to perform its functions as a media regulator.
Senate Chairman, Mian Raza Rabbani, believed that Pemra possessed ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Bahria Town has filed a petition in the Supreme Court for reclusion of a judge from the bench hearing the Forest Department case.
It has been said in the petition that Bahria Town and Malik Riaz Hussain is aggrieved over the process ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: A 6-year-old British Pakistani boy has become the youngest MS Office professional by passing the Microsoft certification in MS Office 2013.
Muhammad Humza Shahzad, who lives in London’s East Croydon, scored 757 while the required score ...
 
 

FLORIDA: An Ohio prison escapee on the run since the Eisenhower administration has finally been caught, Florida officials said.
Frank Freshwater, 79, escaped an Ohio prison in 1959 and was caught Monday at a home in Melbourne, Florida, the ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and other top military commanders have again expressed their serious concern over the involvement of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) in Pakistan.
The matter was discussed during Tuesday’s ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has cleared the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project worth Rs165.202 billion which will be constructed with Chinese assistance.
Seven projects worth Rs180,079.188 million, including the ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
KARACHI: A resolution against the MQM chief Altaf Hussain could not be presented in the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday, the second day which saw commotion. Legislators of three opposition parties – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Muslim ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The former speaker of the National Assembly and MNA Dr Fahmida Mirza has appealed to Chief Justice of Pakistan to take cognizance of what she described a sheer show of aggression by the police force in District Badin against her husband ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: Though the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has deferred the execution of condemned murderer, Shafqat Hussain, for one day and questioned the legality of the inquiry committee that probed the documents pertaining to Shafqat’s age, the Interior ...
 
 

BAHAWALPUR: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday said a huge injustice was done to the country under the garb of sit-ins and negative politics which caused a delay in the completion of a number of vital projects, including the ...