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Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the institutions which showed negligence in tackling the recent heatwave crisis in Sindh, which caused many casualities, should be held accountable on an urgent basis.
The prime minister ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, has said that he has proved organised election rigging in the judicial commission while his allegation of 35 punctures was merely a political talk.
He said he will accept the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Justice Jawwad S Khawaja of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday remarked that hue and cry was being raised about terrorism in the country but no action was being taken to plug the funds coming for the purpose.
He said the Khyber ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Disregarding his earlier stance of stopping the salaries of PTI legislators till the decision of the motion moved against them for remaining absent for more than 40 days during the sit-ins, the National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq ...
 
 

CAIRO: An unprecedented wave of Islamic State group attacks on Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday killed at least more than 74 people, mostly troops, with the toll expected to rise, officials said.The dead included several ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government has set the target of making two million youth skillful during the next three years. He said that a major part of the population of Pakistan comprised youth and the destiny ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police have finalised arrangements for peaceful holding of re-polling at 365 polling stations all over the province.
Chairing a meeting at the Central Police Office here Wednesday, Inspector General of Police ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Attorney General of Pakistan and Advocate General Punjab on a petition challenging levy of new taxes on vehicles.
The court issued this order on a petition moved by a local lawyer. He ...
 
 
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BARA: Unidentified people have torched about 40 houses in the Tirah valley of Khyber Agency, an elder said on Wednesday.
“Who torched the houses after the militants were flushed out of various areas of Tirah including Takhtakai, Tora Lagada, ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) losing candidate on Wednesday filed an election petition in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking disqualification of Arbab Zarak Khan, son of a former federal minister Arbab Alamgir Khan as member of ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has ordered an inquiry against Communication and Works Department, Abbottabad for delay in construction of 59km internal roads of Galiyat.
Expressing anger over delay in completion of the Galiyat roads as ...
 
 
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MANSEHRA: The Wildlife Department has seized two preserved exotic animals during a raid at a hotel in Naran area of Kaghan valley and imposed a fine of Rs400,000 on the owner of the hotel. “We have recovered two animal trophies, which were smuggled ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk on Wednesday asked what were the pieces of evidence of organised rigging against the PML-N.
He was heading a three-member inquiry commission hearing petitions of election rigging. The PTI and PPP lawyers ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: Controversial analyst and commentator Zaid Hamid aka ‘Lal Topi Wala’ has been sentenced for eight years in jail and 1,000 lashes by a Saudi court under new stringent laws which had been promulgated last year by the Kingdom to broaden the ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Tariq Bajwa has said that the FBR has decided to adopt a leak-proof computerised system in order to stop issuing fake notices to taxpayers during the new financial year. He said that with the grace ...
 
 
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WANA: The border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Angoor Adda was sealed after clashes between the armed forces of both the neighbouring countries on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning that resulted in injuries to three Pakistani security ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that conferring policing powers to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is against the concept of provincial autonomy and his government will move the court if the Centre did not withdraw ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Wednesday received the biggest jolt of this year when two of its senior leaders, including a former information minister, joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) here along with hundreds of their ...
 
 

QUETTA: Unknown armed men gunned down three labourers on the Sirki Road area here on Wednesday.According to police sources, the victims were working in a welding shop when armed assailants, riding a motorbike, opened fire on them and fled from ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The federal investigation agency, FIA, has arrested five officials of OGDCL for getting jobs on the basis of fake and bogus degrees, FIA said.Mubeen Akhtar Raja (deputy chief law), Rahim Gul (admin asstt), Bakhtiar Gul (lab attendant), ...