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RAWALPINDI: The first batch of 502 Pakistanis came back to Pakistan on Sunday night after an evacuation operation was started by the authorities to bring back the stranded Pak expatriates from strife-torn Yemen.
A PIA aircraft brought the ...
 
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SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt: Arab leaders agreed on Sunday to form a joint military force after a summit dominated by a Saudi-led offensive on Houthi Shia rebels in Yemen and the threat from Islamist extremism.
Arab representatives will meet over the ...
 
 

MELBOURNE: Michael Clarke hit 74 in his last One-Day International to lead Australia to their fifth World Cup title with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in a disappointing final on Sunday.The crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground saw ...
 
 

KABUL: A suicide attacker targeting a prominent Afghan MP killed three people including a child and wounded seven others in Kabul on Sunday, officials said, just days after Washington announced it would slow the withdrawal of US troops from ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: Unidentified attackers shot dead a senior army officer in Hayatabad when he came out of a mosque after offering the Zuhr prayer, officials said on Sunday.Lt Col Tahir Azeem, hailing from the Kaga Wala village on the outskirts of Peshawar, ...
 
 

QUETTA: Security forces killed five suspected militants and injured six others in Balochistan’s Mastung district on Sunday morning, said Frontier Corps Spokesman Khan Wasey.
The forces were backed by helicopters from the Interior Ministry during ...
 
 
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KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain warned that the MQM had zero tolerance for crimes, criminal and anti-social activities.
He asserted that the MQM is a peaceful political party and does not believe in torture and terror ...
 
 
Mazhar Abbas
ISLAMABAD: What can be possible similarities between the recorded conversation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan with Dr Arif Alvi, which has created quite sensation on the social media and on mainstream channel, and the ...
 
 
Riaz Khan Daudzai
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to withdraw the posts of eight chairmen of the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISEs) from the schedule of posts and restrict the posting of provincial service officers to the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Pakistan’s military leadership doesn’t want to be dragged into the Saudi or any international dispute, said Najam Sethi in Geo News programme ‘Aapas ki Baat’. He added the impression that Pakistan had approved sending the troops to Saudi ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday called upon the Ulema and religious scholars to play a proactive role in promoting ethical values, tolerance, brotherhood and religious co- existence in society.
The president emphasised that Ulema ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is supervising the evacuation operation of Pakistani nationals stranded in strife-torn Yemen, will be chairing yet another high echelon meeting today (Monday) at the PM House to take stock of the overall ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Welcoming the resumption of dialogue between Pakistan and India, Russian ambassador to Islamabad Alexey Y Dedov on Sunday called for continuation of efforts for the resolution of outstanding issues between the two nuclear-capable ...
 
 
our correspondent
SUKKUR: Our country is already in a state of war and we should consider its sover- eignty first as non-political decisions will be detrimental for Pakistan.
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, said this while ...
 
 

MIRPUR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s candidate Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry has won the by-election LA-III Mirpur city Legislative Assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival candidate Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf, the joint candidate of PPP and ...
 
 
Ahmad Hassan
ISLAMABAD: Following a misunderstanding on the reported changes in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the government has succeeded in allaying the PTI’s fears on the MoU.
After this, both have agreed to end the lingering stalemate running ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAKKI MARWAT: The local police has decided to use modern technologies to track criminals and curb crimes in the district.
The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting held here at the district police office on Sunday. District Police ...
 
 
our correspondent
MANSEHRA: A girl died and two other members of her family sustained critical injuries when lightning struck their house in Masood Abad area of Baffa early on Sunday.The lightning hit the house of Jehanzab Khan, killing his daughter Gulnaz, 12. ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: The new head of British Department for International Development (DFID) in Punjab Ben French called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed cooperation between Punjab government and DFID in education, health, skill development ...