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Habibullah Khan
MIRANSHAH: Four members of the Pakistan Army’s Quick Response Force (QRF) were killed and two others were seriously injured when their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Dattakhel area of the troubled North Waziristan ...
 
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Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Anticipating a broader investigation to probe the Axact scam, Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that legal assistance would be solicited from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Interpol and ...
 
 

KARACHI: Senior journalist Kamran Khan on Saturday announced to resign from the Bol channel as its President and Editor-in-Chief.
Later, Chief Executive Officer of the media group Azhar Abbas and senior anchors Asma Sherazi and Iftikhar Ahmad ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan on Saturday cut the interest rate for the fourth straight time to a 42-year low of 7 percent from 8 percent in a bid to spur economic growth, as inflation in recent months was more muted than ...
 
 
Monitoring report
LONDON: Heavy scrutiny by investigators, politicians and the fractious Pakistani media sector has mounted over the past week for Axact, a Karachi-based software company that was making $100,000 (Over Rs10 million) a day in 2012 selling fake degrees ...
 
 

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that the government would not pass on the burden of increase in the power tariff to the people.
He said that the government was withdrawing the subsidy on the electricity owing to the ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Finance Division here on Saturday issued a notification regarding the removal of Mohammad Akhtar Buland Rana from the office of the Auditor General of Pakistan.
The notification said that in accordance with Supreme Judicial ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
KARACHI: The Supreme Court’s monitoring judge for anti terrorism courts on Saturday directed additional IG Karachi to ensure arrest of proclaimed offenders/absconders against whom perpetual warrants have been issued by Anti-Terrorism ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Finally giving in to the order of the Justice (retd) Wajihuddin Ahmad, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday announced dissolution of the elected bodies and office bearers and formed an interim set-up to run ...
 
 
Monitoring report
NEW DELHI: Asserting that only “terrorists can neutralise terrorists,” Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said that India will take pro-active steps to prevent a 26/11-type attack planned from foreign soil, the Indian media ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed ‘serious concern’ about some outlandish statements made by Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, in which he declared Pakistan a terrorist country and suggested that terrorists should be used to neutralise ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
KARACHI: A heavy contingent of police backed by Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) and masked commandoes of the Special Security Unit (SSU) on Saturday besieged the Sindh High Court (SHC) building and rounded up over two dozen supporters of ...
 
 
our correspondent
MULTAN: As many as 39 children and two lady teachers were injured when the roof of a private school in a village Ali Wala collapsed on Multan-Muzaffargarh Road, on Saturday.
Rescue sources said nine seriously injured children were removed to ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: The government has launched investigation into the security clearance given by four institutions in just six days to private news channel Bol.
The channel was granted licence during the interim government when president was Asif Ali ...
 
 
Tauseef-ur-Rahman
PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan Saturday reiterated his party’s stance over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying they would resist any change in the original route come what may.
“[Prime Minister] ...
 
 

QUETTA: The 28th meeting of Council of Complaints (COC) of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Balochistan held here at regional office on Saturday.
According to a Pemra regional office press release, COC Chairman Agha ...
 
 

HARIPUR: Two persons, including a woman schoolteacher, were killed while six others injured in an accident on GT Road near Sera-i-Gadai area.
A Suzuki pickup (5470 IDS) was on way to Chamba Pind village carrying teachers of a girls’ school. ...