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Munir Khan Afridi & Javed Aziz Khan
BARA/PESHAWAR: Operations against terrorists have gathered pace as at least 35 militants were killed in Khyber Agency, Peshawar and Charsadda districts by the security forces, sources said on Saturday. The security forces killed 21 suspected ...
 
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LAHORE/KARACHI: Eight convicted terrorists lodged in Punjab jails will be hanged today (Sunday), according to official sources.
The appeals of six convicts against death sentences have been rejected, while the army has taken over security duty ...
 
 
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MIRANSHAH: Seven suspected militants were killed and three others injured in a US drone attack in the Lowara Mandi area of Dattakhel subdivision in North Waziristan Agency on Saturday.
Official and tribal sources said the drone fired two ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: The country’s military leadership has asked the federal government to amend the Pakistan Army Act 1952 to give wide-ranging powers to the army so that the civilians involved in terrorist activities directed against the military or ...
 
 

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the unity of all political parties and people is the first step in the direction of crushing terrorists in the country.
He said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb would continue till the elimination of ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The intelligence agencies issued timely alerts about at least the last three major terrorist attacks — the Peshawar school massacre, the Wagah bombing and the Karachi airport attack — but none of them had been successfully ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: The law enforcement agencies on Saturday launched a comprehensive crackdown in different marked localities of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, including Tarnol, Bara Kahu, Shahzad Town and Nasirabad, and recovered a large ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has signed a massive annual defence policy bill which grants $1 billion to Pakistan for the expenses made by its army in support of the US military operations in war-torn Afghanistan, reports the Press Trust of ...
 
 
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LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehrik chief Tahirul Qadri has demanded reforms in seminaries system, unified syllabus and ban on their foreign funding.
Addressing a press conference from the US via video link Saturday, he presented a 14-point agenda ...
 
 
Imdad Soomro
KARACHI: Though Pakistan People’s Party senior leader and president of the party’s parliamentarian forum Makhdoom Amin Fahim has refuted reports about his differences with the party chief Asif Zardari on Saturday, party sources insist ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Rights’ groups Saturday condemned Pakistan’s decision to hang two convicted militants in its first executions for six years, as leaders vowed decisive action in the wake of a Taliban school massacre that left 149 people dead.
The ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has established two universal telephone numbers and asked the general public to report suspicious activity of terrorists.
It has requested the general public to report any suspicious activity in ...
 
 
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PESHAWAR: President Mamnoon Hussain Saturday said the whole nation was united against terrorism and the menace would be eliminated from the country at all costs.
“The Peshawar tragedy has united the nation, including those who had a soft corner ...
 
 
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SUKKUR: A local religious leader was shot dead in his mango orchard in the limits of Piryaloi of the Khairpur city on Saturday.
Reports said Syed Abbas Ali Shah was shot dead by armed men riding motorcycles.
Reports said the Shah New Goth, ...
 
 
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KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in the Karachi airport attack case issued non-bailable arrest warrants for some militants of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), including Mullah Fazalullah and Shahidullah Shahid.
The court while ...
 
 

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party will not win enough seats to form a government in held Jammu and Kashmir state, two exit polls showed on Saturday, dampening its hopes of taking control of the state for the first time.
Tens ...
 
 
Hanif Khalid
ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation (IR) has unearthed tax evasion of Rs4693.45 million in the case of HP’s Corporate Resellers and Distributors till yesterday.
As per details of this billions of rupees of tax ...
 
 
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KARACHI: While praising the Director General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), General Rizwan Akhtar, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said on Saturday that General Rizwan was carrying out a very great role of crushing the ...
 
 
News Desk
LAHORE: Life has come to a standstill due to the intense cold wave across the country.
Due to intense fog and resultant poor visibility, the flight schedule was disturbed and certain flight operations had to be suspended as the airport remained ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
KONYA, Central Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said here that Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are to be blamed for paving the way for ‘Islamophobia’ in the world.
Drawing attention to Taliban attack ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The core committee of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will meet here today (Sunday) to review the current situation after chairman Imran Khan ended the sit-in a day after the Peshawar carnage.
Imran will preside over the meeting to ...
 
 
Faisal Kamal Pasha
ISLAMABAD: Following Zahid Hamid and former chief custice of Pakistan Justice (R) Abdul Hameed Dogar, former prime minister Shaukat Aziz has also challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) the inclusion of his name among the co-accused for being ...
 
 
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QUETTA: Two new polio cases have been reported from Killa Abdullah and Pishin districts on Saturday, raising the tally to 21 in Balochistan. The two victims were identified as 17-month-old Hafsa from Karbala Pishin and 13-month-old Inayatullah from ...