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Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that his government would go to any extent in chasing and eliminating terrorists in any part of the country and criminals will not be given any escape route.
Addressing a ceremony organised ...
 
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Munir Khan Afridi
BARA: Forty-six militants were killed in operations by security forces in the Khyber and Kurram tribal agencies on Wednesday.
Thirty militants were killed and several others sustained injuries when Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter aircraft and ...
 
 

MIRPUR: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan on Wednesday said that he had broken the long Zardari-Nawaz partnership.
“I am not going to break the Zardari-Nawaz partnership as I have already done so,” Imran said while addressing a rally ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: A report submitted to the interior minister by the Rangers has revealed that many ghost prisoners are undergoing imprisonment in different jails in place of real criminals who were actually sentenced by the courts of law, sources ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said that he was a supporter of the army operation in Karachi to purge the city of criminals.
He advised the authorities not to push the Muttahida ...
 
 

KANDAHAR: US President Barack Obama’s decision to slow down the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan will hamper the peace efforts, the Taliban said on Wednesday, vowing to continue fighting.
Obama on Tuesday reversed plans to withdraw ...
 
 
Shaheen Sehbai
DUBAI: The lines in Karachi became clear on Wednesday with the prime minister standing with the law enforcement authorities, and the politicians — the PPP and the MQM — taking positions on the other side, indicating major changes inKarachi and ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Governor Ishratul Ebad was kept away from the deliberations and briefing on the security situation for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that took place in the city on Wednesday.
It was a conspicuous message indicating an imminent ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad was not invited to the high-level meeting on the ongoing targeted operation in Karachi chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PAF Base Faisal on Wednesday.
The governor was also not invited to ...
 
 
Shahnawaz Akhtar
KARACHI: The Moody’s Investors Service on Wednesday upgraded the outlook on Pakistan’s foreign currency government bond (dollar bond) rating to positive from stable, as the country’s macroeconomic indicators showed an improvement. ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is consciously avoiding meeting Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) representatives despite their request so that no wrong message is signalled to the law enforcement agencies engaged in the targeted operation ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: National Crime Agency (NCA) has confirmed that it’s pursuing a case of fraud against a flight steward of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
Officers of the NCA, acting on intelligence, arrested Shaukat Ali Cheema, aged 58, at the ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: MQM’s Rabita Committee (RC) has strongly condemned statements by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, saying they were akin to a “threat.”
In a statement issued here by RC it said that Imran Khan at the clutches of ...
 
 
our correspondent
FAISALABAD: City and Rail Bazaar police have registered two cases against Sunni Ittehad Council chief Hamid Raza and 45 other activists on the charges of forcing the shopkeepers to shutdown shops and damaging properties. City police have registered ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
ISLAMABAD: In a major development in the history of Pakistan, the first-ever vessel carrying 147,800 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to enter the Karachi harbour today (Thursday).
The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) will decide ...
 
 
Imtiaz Hussain
SUKKUR: Sixteen passengers were killed while many more were injured in a passenger bus and truck head-on collision on the Mehran Highway, Khairpur, on Wednesday.
Reports said a Karachi-bound passenger coach coming from Sadiqabad and a ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that economic indicators are going upward and there would be more progress in the next three years.
Addressing the KSE Top Companies Awards 2010-2013, organised by the Karachi ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: As the opposition members raised their concerns over lack of transparency in the import of LNG, the National Assembly was informed on Wednesday that the first shipment of 60,000 tones of imported LNG is reaching Pakistan today ...
 
 

NEW YORK: President Barack Obama’s decision to maintain troop levels in Afghanistan through 2015 is partly to bolster counterterrorism efforts in that war-torn country, including the CIA’s ability to conduct drone strikes, The New York Times ...
 
 

UNITED NATIONS: Corps Commander Lt-Gen Ghayur Mahmood Awan will represent Pakistan at a United Nations conference on peacekeeping operations later this week that will bring together more than 110 defence chiefs and top military officers from UN ...
 
 
our correspondent
MUZAFFARABAD: Journalists and their organisations on Wednesday boycotted proceedings of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly in protest against the closure of Geo TV in defiance of court orders.
Journalists got together in front of ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The mega energy-specific multibillion dollars liquefied petroleum gas (LNG) procurement contract is expected to be signed next week amid confusion and apprehension with the government seeing no wrong, Transparency International Pakistan ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will be facing disappointment tomorrow (Friday) at the UN Headquarters New York when he will not get an opportunity to have a meeting with his counterpart from Pakistan General Raheel Sharif ...
 
 

KABUL: A suicide attacker killed at least seven people after detonating a car bomb near a district police headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, officials said.The powerful blast came in Muradkhani district, close to ...