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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
WASHINGTON: Federal Minister for Finance Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar said on Monday that the defence budget could not be revisited and it was incumbent upon the government to broaden the tax net.
He announced the expanding of the tax net ...
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Shoaib A Raja
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday offered South Korea a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and strategic business partnership for the next three years and expressed the resolve that the South Korean investors would be provided with all the ...
Sohail Khan
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked what kind of Islamic welfare state Pakistan is where people are dying of hunger and they are made to pay for even breathing.
The observation came during the course of the hearing of a petition filed by ...
Mushtaq Yusufzai
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
PESHAWAR: The central Shura of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday held a marathon meeting for resolving its internal issues and assessing the talks with the government but couldn’t reach any decision.
Taliban sources said that senior ...
Mumtaz Alvi
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: The government declared in the Senate on Monday that the issue of militancy will not be allowed to drag on for five years and, if necessary, decisive action will be taken against the militants.
Federal Minister for States and ...
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) observed on Monday that the failure to appoint the Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman was a slap on the face of the judicial system.
He issued an order to appoint ...
our correspondent
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
MIRANSHAH: Some persons claiming to be members of the Afghan Taliban on Monday distributed leaflets in Miranshah on behalf of the supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban movement Mulla Mohammad Omar, asking the people to pray for an end to the ongoing ...
Ansar Abbasi
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Though interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has done some sober firefighting to resolve irritants between the civilian and the military leadership, much depends on the overtures of the two Sharifs - Nawaz and Raheel - leading the ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
PESHAWAR: Officials said on Monday they would begin administering polio vaccines to children at security checkpoints in the tribal belt to protect against the Taliban attacks.
The announcement was made at a ceremony to mark the launch of a ...
our correspondent
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Reiterating commitment of the present government to promoting quality education at all levels, President Mamnoon said Monday that the education sector was not only a government’s priority but was being treated as a national emergency ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan on Monday said regional trade integration and liberalization was top priority of the government as it would help revive economy by enhancing trade volume.
Economic revival was the ...
Sabir Shah
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
LAHORE: The paramount importance attached to the Defence Ministry in Pakistan can be gauged from the fact that during the last 66 years since country’s inception, this portfolio has often been held by numerous presidents, prime ministers and Army ...
Saeed Ahmed
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Ex-servicemen Association (Pesa) Monday said it would respect and accept court’s judgement in the case of General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.
In a statement issued here, members of Pesa said that they had full trust in the ...
Mumtaz Alvi
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: The joint opposition, enjoying the support of some treasury legislators in the Senate, on Monday forced approval of amendments in the rules that bind the prime minister to attend the Senate session once a week.
Leader of the House ...
Asim Yasin
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday said they had supported the dialogue with the Taliban but the government was giving such an impression as if the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) was against ...
Hanif Khalid
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy’s (PN) Coastal Line Commander Rear Admiral Arif Hussaini has said that the Navy is fully prepared to guard the coast and sea limits of the country in addition to protecting Pakistani commercial ships and the foreign ...
our correspondent
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
HANGU: The Orakzai Freedom Movement on Monday claimed that 10 persons kidnapped from the Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency were in its custody while the rest had been released.
Talking to reporters on cell-phone from an undisclosed location, the ...
Umar Cheema
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ISLAMABAD: A legal battle in the UK over the possession of a super-expensive mansion worth Rs14 billion has brought under scrutiny the alleged tax evasion and concealment of assets in Pakistan and abroad by a family of senators.
Senator Gulzar ...
News Desk
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
KARACHI: PIA Board Member Azam Saigol has resigned from the Airlines Board membership and has sent his resignation to the prime minister, sources said.
According to sources, Azam Saigol had expressed his reservations over the issue of ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
SHIKARPUR: A jirga Monday imposed a Rs 5.3 million fine on a man who had killed three women.According to reports, accused Abdul Qadir Jamali had confessed to his crime before the jirga that three years ago he had killed three women, including his ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
QUETTA: Afghan security forces killed two Pakistani nationals who had mistakenly entered Afghanistan near Badini on Monday morning, a Levies official said.
The official who requested not to be named told a private TV channel that two shepherds ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
SRINAGAR: A nearly 20-hour gun battle in held Kashmir ended on Monday after troops killed two suspected militants in the Himalayan region’s main city, a senior police official said.The fighting began on Sunday evening when troops cordoned off a ...
Sardar Shafiq
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
HARIPUR: A fake spiritual healer played havoc with three innocent souls by making inhuman and brutal demand for the blood of children to cure the disease of a childless person.Pursuing the fake spiritual healer’s demand, Nadeem, a childless person, ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
KHUZDAR: A woman sustained injuries in a hand grenade attack on the house of district president of the PML-N Khuzdar Agha Shakeel Durrani, here on Monday.Police said that a hand grenade lobbed by unidentified assailants landed in the house of the ...
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