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Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Troops will assist the Islamabad district administration in maintenance of peace for a limited period and the capital will not be handed over to them, said Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan during an informal chat with media ...
 
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SUKKUR: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar’s proposal to hand over Islamabad’s control to the army for three months has proved that the government has completely failed to secure the lives of 1.5 million people living in the city. This also raises ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday again directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure enforcement of Supreme Court’s order pertaining to restoration of Geo News transmission to its old slot.
As the hearing ...
 
 

GAZA: The Israeli army bombardments on Friday killed at least 33 people and struck 30 homes in the Gaza Strip, taking the death toll in the besieged enclave to more than 840 people, reported Al Jazeera. Protests have been held the world over to ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Friday notified the 33-member Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms that will make recommendations within three months to ensure free, fair and transparent elections and submit its ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: Top-level appointments in government organisations by the PML-N government during the last one year have become scandalously controversial, as the federal government has now approached the apex court for a belated review of June 12, 2013 ...
 
 

HERAT: Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped three vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said on Friday, in the latest attack to highlight the growing civilian toll from violence.
Shortly after ...
 
 
Salman Siddiqui
KARACHI: Pakistan Steel Mills has shut down at least 18 of its production units amid shortages of cooling water, a senior company official said on Friday.Zaheer Ahmed Khan, Chief Executive Officer of PSM, said in a news conference that power ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Lieutenant General (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch has revealed that the military operation in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) will be concluded within two weeks while the action in ...
 
 
M Waqar Bhatti
KARACHI: Three terrorists were killed and two others were arrested in an injured condition in a joint operation by the police and Rangers near the Ijtima Gah Road in the Manghopir area of the city on Friday night.
SSP West Irfan Baloch confirmed ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has admitted an appeal of the federal government against cancellation of appointment of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) acting chairman Pervez Rathore and executive member Kamaludddin Tepu by ...
 
 

PESHAWAR/QUETTA: A bomb killed two Pakistan Army soldiers northwest of Miranshah late Thursday, a statement from the military said.
“Two soldiers embraced martyrdom on Thursday evening in an improvised explosive device blast in the Ghulam Khan ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has demanded from the Pakistani government to surrender its membership of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) if it was not going to do something regarding the ongoing ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid here on Friday said the government fully acknowledged the sacrifices of its citizens in the battle against terrorism.
Senator Pervaiz Rashid said this ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has sent a fresh reminder to four countries for seeking information about the main accused in the multi-billion Modaraba scam. The man reportedly fled the country after swindling billions of ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Gujranwala civil judge Umar Sharif Sheikh, who resigned from his post in protest against the allegations levelled by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief against Returning Officers (ROs), said Imran Khan was distorting facts and now he ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
KARACHI: An Election Tribunal on Friday declared the election results of provincial assembly constituency PS-114 Karachi as void and ordered re-election in the constituency.
The Muttahida Quami Movement’s candidate Abdul Rauf Siddiqui had ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Affairs Irfan Siddiqui on Friday said that Imran Khan, as a seasoned player would definitely prove his rigging allegations in court of law in response to Rs20 billion defamation suit filed ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Finance Ministry has rejected Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) recommendations for raising the price of petroleum products for one month in perspective of Eidul Fitr.As per media reports, Ogra had sent a summary to the ...