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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence Chairman, Rohail Asghar, said that the Pakistan Army would stay in the tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan till 2019.
The committee was informed that more than 3,500 ...
 
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KARACHI: Ruling out a fresh round of negotiations with the government on the issue of resignations of MQM parliamentarians until their ‘three basic demands’ were met, Dr Farooq Sattar on Thursday said the party was now out of the dialogue ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: Despite long deliberations and discussions, extensive and elaborative press conferences with tall claims, the government hasn’t made any change in the much-discussed list of proscribed organisations during its review announced by the ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: Though Scotland Yard is investigating a prime suspect in the Dr Imran Farooq murder case in Pakistan yet the trial cannot proceed unless the suspect in Pakistan’s custody is extradited to the UK, a senior London-based legal expert ...
 
 
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SHIKARPUR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, said on Thursday that palaces were being bought from corruption money in Sindh.
He said that corruption was the biggest issue of Sindh and the people of the province wanted to ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Key Sindh government officials have approached NAB with the offer to cancel shady allotments of land worth hundreds of billions of rupees in Karachi and in the interior of Sindh.
Sources told The News that NAB, however, smells a rat ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday stopped Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from implementing the summary on a proposed residential colony on the land of the National Agriculture Research Council (NARC) and adjourned the hearing till the 16th ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) and Livestock Department conducted raids in various cities of Punjab on Thursday and seized hundreds of kilograms of unhygienic meat and arrested 55 people involved in the dirty business.
According to ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Thursday granted approval to import additional 50,000 metric tons of urea, allowed gas companies to raise Rs101 billion for North-South gas pipeline to ensure supply of re-gasified liquefied ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will visit Kabul today (Friday) where he will deliver a decisive two-point message to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, his Afghan counterpart Hanif Atmaar ...
 
 

SRINAGAR: Four suspected militants and a soldier were killed early Thursday in occupied Kashmir in a gun battle near the de facto border with Pakistan, the second incident in 24 hours, a police officer said.
Police sealed off a forested area in ...
 
 
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MUSCAT: The body of a British-Pakistani banking professional, who founded a charity for children in remote northern Pakistan, has been found in an Omani wadi.
Bushra Farooqui, 42, died while trekking in Wadi Sameeni near Buraimi in Oman, with 11 ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday advised the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) to raise the issue of Dr Asim Hussain’s arrest in the Sindh Apex Committee instead of levelling baseless allegations against the leadership ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: After unearthing multimillion rupees tax evasion, the FBR has filed two cases against the owner of Islamabad’s leading school and investor for alleged concealment of income and assets.
Special Ju0dge Customs, Taxation and ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said whatever efforts Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran might make, the people had rejected him.
He expressed these views while addressing the PPP legislators ...
 
 
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BAHAWALPUR: Three murder convicts were hanged in the New Central Jail here on Thursday.
Those hanged are Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Boota and Faqir Muhammad. Muhammad Nawaz was awarded death sentence by the Bahawalnagar district and sessions ...
 
 
our correspondent
NOWSHERA: Officials of the Jalozai Camp for displaced persons assembled a number of affected women on Thursday to meet Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata as they believed he was a woman, sources said.
Due to their unfamiliarity with the ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday took notice of disappearance of records and files of a devolved ministry that caused a loss of billions of rupees to the national exchequer and even the investigation ...
 
 

QUETTA: A meeting of the Senate Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas will be held on Friday, at the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan. The meeting of Senate body will be chaired by its chairman Muhammad Usman Kakar, said a ...
 
 
Mushtaq Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: After being denied interim bail by the Peshawar High Court (PHC), former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf minister Ziaullah Afridi was admitted to the Lady Reading Hospital on Thursday for allegedly having some throat complications, the hospital ...