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Noor Ahmad & Mariana Babaar
Saturday, August 29, 2015
SIALKOT: In the bloodiest violation of the ceasefire at the Sialkot Working Boundary, the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) killed eight innocent Pakistani civilians and injured more than 57, including many women and children, on Friday.
The ...
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Azeem Samar
Saturday, August 29, 2015
KARACHI: Enraged at Dr Asim Hussain’s arrest, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Friday said that he had asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif whether there was a state or if there was a law of the jungle in the country and further questioned ...
News Desk
Saturday, August 29, 2015
LAHORE: Following a major crackdown oncorrupt officials in Sindh, Director General (DG) of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Punjab, Burhan Ali, on Friday said the ‘big fish’ in the province will soon be brought to justice.
Speaking to ...
Shamim Bano
Saturday, August 29, 2015
KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain arrived in the port city on Friday in a bid to forge unity among all the factions of Pakistan Muslim League except the N-League.
In a proposed formula, all the factions ...

Saturday, August 29, 2015
LONDON: Minister for Interior Ch Nisar Ali Khan said on Friday that India was sabotaging peace in the region and was backtracking from the dialogue on ever-changing pretexts putting regional security at stake.
He said that India’s logic to avoid ...
Shahid Aslam
Saturday, August 29, 2015
LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Lahore has registered an FIR against six revenue officers of Okara including naib tehsildars and kanongo for transferring multi-billion 984 acres agriculture land of Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) ...
News Desk
Saturday, August 29, 2015
LAHORE: Former foreign minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri on Friday said India had planned to bomb Muridke after the Mumbai attacks and also informed the US about the conspiracy. However, it decided otherwise when Pakistan hinted at a stern ...
Sohail Khan
Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) Friday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court (SC) questioning as to whether validation of military courts is an implied admission and acknowledgment by the apex court of failure of the ...
our correspondent
Saturday, August 29, 2015
LONDON: Reham Khan’s former husband Dr Ijaz Rehman has said that he always supported his former wife and sent his kids to private schools.
In a statement, Dr Rehman said his three children - who are in their teens and live with their mother - ...
our correspondent
Saturday, August 29, 2015
HARIPUR: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have named own candidates for the district and tehsil chairmanship.
Despite reports of rifts, the PTI emerged as a leading party in the district. It has ...
our correspondent
Saturday, August 29, 2015
BANNU: Two persons were shot dead in Bazaar Ahmed Khan area here, sources said on Friday.
The sources said that Aizazullah and Fahad were shot dead by rivals in Bazaar Ahmed Khan over an old enmity.
After being informed by the locals, the ...

Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday said that Pakistan’s nuclear programme was only aimed at maintaining peace and stability in South Asia and the country has no desire to engage in a nuclear arms race.
Responding to a question regarding a ...
Salis bin Perwaiz
Saturday, August 29, 2015
KARACHI: The Anti Human Trafficking Circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested six Iranian nationals on Friday for being allegedly involved in human trafficking and also seized passports and CNICs.
Deputy Director Ashfaq Alam Khan ...
our correspondent
Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) stood dissolved after President Mamnoon promulgated the PMDC Amendment Ordinance 2015 here on Friday.
A new management committee comprising Maj Gen (retd) Azhar Kiyani, Prof Abid ...

Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced the schedule for the by-elections in NA-122, Lahore, and NA-154, Lodhran, on Friday as the by-elections will be held on October 11.
According to sources, appointments of ...
Asim Yasin
Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: The Sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Friday took a serious notice of non-provision of appropriation record of millions of rupees in the head of Zakat and Ushr as well as in the Foreign Office and sought a report ...
Mehtab Haider
Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Friday said that Pakistan conducted successful Operation Zarb-e-Azb at the total cost of $1.9 billion that depended upon well-coordinated efforts of all stakeholders.
A Special Steering ...
Mumtaz Alvi
Saturday, August 29, 2015
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday announced the schedule for the first-ever party-based local bodies election in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), fixing November 30 for the electoral exercise.
According to a ...
our correspondent
Saturday, August 29, 2015
DIR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday announced withdrawal of its candidate in favour of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) for the by-election on PK-93.
The announcement was made at a press conference in the district election office in the ...
Akhtar Amin
Saturday, August 29, 2015
PESHAWAR: A local court on Friday dismissed bail petitions of two persons who were arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on the charges of hacking emails and Facebook accounts of girls and uploading objectionable materials on their ...
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Mazhar Bughio
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