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Noor Ahmad
SIALKOT: Three Pakistani civilians were martyred on Tuesday and about 11 others injured due to unprovoked firing and shelling by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in the Bajwat and Chaprar sectors of the Sialkot Working Boundary. According to ...
 
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RAWALPINDI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Tuesday said the armed forces were fully prepared to respond to the entire spectrum of threats.
Addressing a corps commanders conference at the General Headquarters (GHQ) ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The Sindh Rangers sent a letter to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar on Tuesday night and demanded the party hand over its activists who were wanted for killing policemen.
The letter, which contains a list of 187 ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Within a few days after Altaf Hussain made a highly controversial speech against Pakistan at a seminar in New Delhi’s Taj Mahal Hotel in 2004, the-then Pakistani high commissioner to India was forced by Islamabad to invite the MQM chief ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis and Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday once again deferred the two identical motions moved by the MQM and JUI-F for de-seating the PTI MNAs for not attending the house proceedings for 40 days.
Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq deferred the two ...
 
 
Nisar Mahmood
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, asking the federal government to bring him to the country through Interpol and register a treason ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday warned that the basic membership of party leaders criticising the party’s policies in public would be cancelled.
A circular issued by the PTI central secretariat, bearing Imran’s signatures, asked ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has the potential to be a global turnaround story with its improving security dynamics and political stability, Forbes magazine said.
An article titled ‘Pakistan: The Next Colombia Success Story?’ by Daniel Runde published in ...
 
 
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Karachi: Muhammad Ali Hajiano, the infamous “White Corolla rapist”, and his partner-in-crime, Umair Khan, were sentenced to 45 years in jail over rape charges by a court on Tuesday. Additional district and sessions judge (South) Sikandar Ameer ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers across the aisle in the Senate Tuesday fiercely opposed the CDA’s proposed conversion of 1400-acre land into commercial and residential plots, and with consensus the issue was referred to the House standing panel for ...
 
 
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Karachi: It will be ten years in October since the luxury Margalla Towers apartment complex came crashing down due to faulty construction resulting in the loss of over 70 innocent lives and numerous injured. This resulted in the arrest of the main ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi has arrested Hussain Ahmed Deshani S/o Qasim Khan, of Saif-Ur-Rehman of Al-Saif Marketing & other accused of Rs36.25 million in Modarba case on charges of corruption, corrupt practices ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday announced rupees one billion for the flood-affected people of Sindh and emphasised the provincial government to devise a strategy to use this money for flood mitigation, making arrangements for ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Tuesday that the war on terror was not over yet though the overall situation had improved in the last two years. He explained that the police have a significant role to play in the ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: The Indian government says that till Tuesday Pakistan had not confirmed a meeting in New Delhi between the National Security Advisers (NSAs) of both countries proposed for August 23-24.
“So far we have not heard anything from ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday decided to conduct a security audit of all projects falling under the multibillion-dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to determine the exact number of personnel required for the upcoming Special ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has revealed that the ongoing projects of Balochistan are being funded on fast track basis and Gwadar will be linked with the main cities of the country to unleash the full potential of Balochistan. The ...