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Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India on Tuesday agreed to end the tension on the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary and narrow down the differences in “a spirit of friendship and cooperation”.
Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar ...
 
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its annoyance with the provinces for not holding the local bodies (LB) elections and said that they will now give the date, and the polls must be held on that date.
A three-member bench of the ...
 
 
our correspondents
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that more electricity would soon be available in the system and directed that loadshedding in summer in urban areas should not be more than six hours and in rural areas not more than eight ...
 
 
Shaheen Sehbai
WASHINGTON: It has now been confirmed that after Asif Ali Zardari’s phone talk with Imran Khan, the PPP demanded three Senate seats from the PTI though it has only five MPs in the KP Assembly. And the talks ended there.
It has also been ...
 
 
Monitoring Desk
RAWALPINDI: Shocking revelations have exposed the frail security set-up in the South Block, housing the defence ministry from where an Indian Army deployment plan was leaked to Pakistan’s ISI in February last year.
Aaj Tak has revealed that ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Senate Tuesday summoned the Attorney General (AG) today (Wednesday) to present the constitutional and legal position on the high court’s judgment regarding the perks and privileges extended to ex-chief justice of the Supreme ...
 
 
Rana Masood Hussain
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday deferred petition of the owner of the private TV channel ARY, Salman Iqbal till the second week of April against his warrant of arrest and call to attend the court in connection with criminal ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India couldn’t agree on schedule for resumption of their stalled bilateral dialogue in much discussed meeting between the foreign secretaries of the two countries here Tuesday.
Pakistan has also formally raised the issue ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has asked the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to share details of account holders who made $65 million suspicious transaction from Malaysia to Pakistan in order to apprehend potential tax dodgers, The News ...
 
 
our correspondent
HAFIZABAD: Nine people, including six girl students, were injured in a collision between two school vans due to fog near Kaleke village on Tuesday. A van, carrying students, was going to a private school when it collided with a van of another ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: The corps commanders conference, held at the General Headquarters on Tuesday, undertook a comprehensive review of operational preparedness and the prevalent internal and external security situation of the country, including progress of ...
 
 
Monitoring Report
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he would not divulge the name of the man who made an offer of Rs150 million for a Senate ticket as he was a fine person.
He said that he would not allow the use of ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: The Senate Elections will be held through secret ballot tomorrow (Thursday).In a bid to ensure secrecy of the ballot, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) barred all lawmakers of the National Assembly and the four provincial ...
 
 
Bureau report & agencies
PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD: At least 15 persons were killed and several others injured in roof collapse incidents as rain continued to hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab on the third consecutive day on Tuesday.
Seven members of a family were killed and ...
 
 
Shahina Maqbool
ISLAMABAD: Just hours after the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) took the bold step of arresting 471 parents for refusing administration of polio drops to their children, Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates made ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: A formal announcement on outlawing the Haqqani militant network it still under consideration, Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday.Pakistani officials said in January that Islamabad had decided to outlaw the ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice has supported a proposed piece of legislation that has envisaged that all public office-holders from elected representatives to civil servants and judges to have only Pakistani ...
 
 
Asim Hussain
LAHORE: The main gates of Punjab Assembly remained closed for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as blind protesters continued the sit-in at The Mall outside the main entrance of the Assembly to press for their demands implementing the allocated ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday advised President Mamnoon Hussain to approve the conferment of Sitara-i-Shujaat (Posthumous) and Tamgha-i-Shujaat (Posthumous) on the martyred teachers, students and other staff of the Army Public ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: An interesting situation emerged in the Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday when it was informed that the Sindh government in 2006 sold a 200 acre land worth of Rs43.5 million to Export Processing Zone Authority in Karachi and out of it ...
 
 

KANDAHAR: A suicide attacker driving an explosives-laden van carrying goats killed nine people including five civilians in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said. The attacker targeted a joint Afghan army and police base in the Sangin ...