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SANAA/TEHRAN/KUWAIT CITY: The Houthi rebels and their ally, former president of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, “decided with the support of Iran to destabilise Yemen,” Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Iran’s ...
 
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Shamim Bano & Salis bin Perwaiz
KARACHI: The Jinnah Ground in Azizabad turned into a battlefield on Tuesday when charged workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) pelted stones at each other amid loud sloganeering. The incident occurred when ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The government has increased the price of petrol by Rs4 per litre and of High Speed Diesel by Rs3 per litre to be effective from today (April 1). However, the prices of kerosene oil and High Octane Blending Component (HOBC) will remain ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: As a high-level Pakistan delegation left for Saudi Arabia, the rumour mills appeared to be working overtime, leading the government to rule out reports that Pakistani fighter jets and naval ships were in battle against the Houthi rebels ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has asked the Sindh government to form a joint committee to probe the death row prisoner Saulat Mirza’s allegations against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement leadership.According to sources, the summary approved by ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has warned of a strong reaction if Saudi Arabia’s sovereignty was breached as a high-level delegation of Pakistan’s civil and military officials arrived in Riyadh on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia took Pakistan into confidence about ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Defence was informed on Tuesday that the federal government had endorsed a summary to get eight submarines from China. The committee met here under the chairmanship of Sheikh Rohail ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Declaring Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s municipal service programme worth $102 million as complete failure, the US Office of Inspector General (OIG) in Pakistan says they have recommended to USAID to make a written justification for continuation ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Tuesday proposed a code of conduct for media houses with an aim to ensure fact based responsible reporting of terror-related incidents and safety of the journalists who are tasked to cover ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Bahria Town counsel Barrister Ali Zafar to explain reasons for his apprehension about a fair trial by a bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja.
Barrister Ali Zafar Monday submitted an application ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s IT exports increased by 35% during the current fiscal year with the forecast to touch $500 million till end June 2015.It was informed during the meeting of Board of Directors of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) which met ...
 
 
Faisal Kamal Pasha
RAWALPINDI: Justice Mehmood Maqbool Bajwa of Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench Tuesday dismissed a post-arrest bail application of Karachi-based supermodel Ayyan Ali in a money laundering case.
Public prosecutor Farhat Nawaz Lodhi adopted ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday condemned what he alleged was a cowardly attack on the party candidate for NA-246 by-election Imran Ismail in Karachi and claimed “it was carried out by the goons of MQM ...
 
 
Habibullah Khan
MIRANSHAH: The government on Tuesday started phase-wise repatriation of the displaced tribesmen from the North Waziristan Agency to their homes and villages.
According to the Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), around 127,000 families ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
RAWALPINDI: US lobbyist Mark Siegel has refused to come to Pakistan to record his statement in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto because of security concerns. The Judge of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), Rawalpindi, Pervez Ismael ...
 
 
our correspondent
KARACHI: NESPAK has submitted its terms of reference for vetting the structural design of the Creek Terraces and Creek View projects at the Creek City in DHA Phase VIII on the lawsuit of a technical consultant who had challenged the construction of ...
 
 
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RAWALPIND: Once again, the judge of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), Rawalpindi, hearing the Benazir murder case has been transferred. This time it is Pervez Ismael Joya who has been transferred as the District and Sessions Judge, Chakwal. The transfer ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: A proposal has been sent to president for the constitution of the 9th National Finance Commission (NFC).
The proposal has been mooted by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar through the prime minister following receipt of nomination for the ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Amnesty International has noted an alarming rise in death sentences as governments around the world resorted to capital punishment to combat crime and terrorism in 2014.
At the launch of a report on death penalties in 2014, the Amnesty ...