Website Archives - Friday, April 25, 2014
KP & FATA

Gun attack kills five of a family in Swabi

Five of the same family were killed and eight others wounded in a gun attack in Swabi's Yar Hussain region.

Letters

Colour discrimination

THIS is apropos Ikram Junaidi’s report ‘Anti-colour discrimination wants to change mindsets’ (April 21). It...

Letters

Inauguration ceremony

THIS is apropos the advertisement (April 19) seeking services of firms to arrange the inauguration ceremony of...

Letters

KU security

STUDENTS who travel by motorcycles and cars to Karachi University fear every day whether they will be allowed to ...

Letters

Education scholarship

THE prime minister’s scholarship was launched in Balochistan during the last PPP government. Under this ...

Letters

Doctors and ethics

THE duty of a doctor is to save the life of a patient. However, many doctors even after taking exorbitant...

Letters

Clarification

THIS is in response to the letter by Yahya Khan (March 21). The series referred to is the New Oxford Modern English...

Letters

Sadequain’s work on sale?

THIS is apropos news report by Taymour Soomro ‘Sadequain’s work fetches high price at auction’ (April 16). For...

Other Voices

OTHER VOICES: Pashto Press: Misuse of technology

THE need for internet, mobile phones, social media [etc] is increasing with each passing day and these things have...

70 Years Ago

From the past pages of dawn: 1944: Seventy years ago: Bihar women’s war work

PATNA: The Bihar Women’s War Work Organisation which is a component body of the Provincial Red Cross has been able...

50 Years Ago

From the past pages of dawn: 1964: Fifty years ago: Rail tracks for cargo handling

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust has provided a network of approximately 100 miles of broad-gauge railway track for...

Editorial

Fatah-Hamas unity

ISRAEL has overreacted to Palestinian unity moves. On Wednesday, shortly after Fatah and Hamas announced plans to...

Editorial

Gilgit-Baltistan alienation

THE ongoing popular protests that have roiled Gilgit-Baltistan over the past 10 days are reflective of the growing...

Editorial

Sectarian violence

HOW many have died in sectarian violence in Pakistan since 2008? More than 2,000 was the answer Minister of State ...

Column

Piety and cheating

Why do some religious people indulge in immoral acts?

Column

Politics as parody

The corporate media has played power games many times.

Column

Late call for unity

JOURNALISM was simply endearing once upon a time. Watched from a close distance, the guerrilla journalist, equally...

Column

Misguided optimism

THE GDP growth rate for the last quarter was only about 3.2pc. It was reported to be 5pc for the first quarter of ...

Peshawar

Peshawar’s lone theatre reverberates with Ghani Khan’s poetry

Govt asked to open Pushkalavati museum to public

Peshawar

Two shot dead in Lakki Marwat

LAKKI MARWAT: Two people were killed in separate firing incidents here on Thursday. Lakki police station officials...

Peshawar

‘Pakistani academics should improve their work’

ISLAMABAD: Even though Pakistani researchers have been published in various international journals, but those papers...

Peshawar

NAB accepts plea bargain in patwari corruption case

PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau chairman has accepted patwari Saeed Khan’s request for plea bargain ...

Peshawar

CDA plans changes to building by-laws

More than one trade to be allowed on industrial plots

Peshawar

Depts face power suspension over non-payment of dues

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Electric Supply Company has decided to suspend electric supply to key government departments...

Peshawar

Mudslide kills two girls in Mansehra

MANSEHRA: Two young girls were killed and another five critically injured when a mudslide fell on them in Shagai ...

Peshawar

Students theatrical performance enthrall audience in Swabi

SWABI: The three days All Pakistan Performing Arts Festival (APPAF) ended at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of...

Peshawar

Rs7m approved for Kohat TMA workers

KOHAT: The local council board has approved Rs7 million for payment of salaries and pension to the employees of...

Peshawar

Effluent from tunnel site polluting water in Chitral

CHITRAL: Residents of Ashrait village have expressed concern over the effluent discharged from the under ...

Peshawar

Single-day anti-polio campaign favoured in southern districts

Two more test positive for polio in North Waziristan

Peshawar

KTH to get first digital X-ray unit in KP

PESHAWAR: The government plans to install first-ever digital X-ray unit of the province at the Khyber Teaching...

Peshawar

Closure of power feeder forces people to leave Karak

Residents of Guddikhel threaten protest against power suspension

Peshawar

KP to appoint teachers to desirable places for life

Govt announces policy initially for five districts

Peshawar

Direct govt-Taliban talks in a week: Ibrahim

PESHAWAR: The member of Taliban negotiation committee, Prof Mohammad Ibrahim, has said that direct talks between the...

Peshawar

Journalists' role in Pak-US relations

PESHAWAR: US Consul General in Peshawar, Gabriel Escobar, has said that the role of journalists in Pakistan-United...

KP & FATA

PTI wins provincial assembly seat vacated by PML-N

Dr Haider elected MPA from PK-86 in by-election.

Peshawar

Govt to procure wheat in KP

PESHAWAR: Provincial minister Qalandar Khan Lodhi has asked district officers of the food department to follow the...

Peshawar

Democracy is future of nation: governor

ABBOTTABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has said that democracy is future of the nation....

Peshawar

Man killed in ‘encounter’

PESHAWAR: A man was killed and another injured in an alleged encounter in Gulbahar area while a bomb blast partially...

Islamabad

Transporters fleece commuters with RTA’s ‘blessing’

BAHAWALNAGAR: Transporters continue to exploit travellers through overloading, overcharging and other malpractices...

Islamabad

Obituary

ISLAMABAD: Omera Mahmud, w/o Brig (r) Mian Mahmud, passed away on Thursday night. She is survived by her family, ...

Islamabad

Govt set to get back 358-kanal museum land

SAHIWAL: The Provincial Board of Revenue has given a formal approval to the local district collector to purchase ...

Islamabad

Students display artistic skills at amateur paintings

MUZAFFARABAD: A 10th grade student of a state run high school clinched first prize at an exhibition of amateur...

Islamabad

Legal, religious experts discuss pros and cons of new anti-terrorism law

Judges trying terrorists must be well-paid, well-protected and incorruptible

Islamabad

Farmer training programme adds to rural women’s earnings

ISLAMABAD: Shareefan Mai from Chak Mohsin Khan in the Muzaffargarh district is expecting 1,600 kilogrammes per acre...

Islamabad

Man shot dead on Kashmir Highway

ISLAMABAD: A 29-year-old person was shot dead in an incident of target killing on Kashmir Highway, within the limits...

Islamabad

Ruins of ancient city left unprotected

TAXILA: Despite being protected under the Antiquities Act and listed in Unesco’s “world cultural heritage...

Islamabad

RCB aims to beautify cantonment areas

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has started beautification of Saddar, but it has decided to utilise ...

Islamabad

Robbers strike at eight places in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Robbers struck at eight places in the city during the last 24 hours and looted Rs700,000 cash, gold...

Islamabad

CDA plans changes to building by-laws

More than one trade to be allowed on industrial plots

Islamabad

Metro events

Horizon 2020A seminar on Horizon 2020 will be held at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) on Friday...

Islamabad

‘Pakistani academics should improve their work’

ISLAMABAD: Even though Pakistani researchers’ works have been published in various international journals, but...

Pakistan

‘IT girl’ in a boy’s world

Anusha Rehman has been one of the main players at the forefront of the 3G, 4G licences auction that fetched $1.12bn.

Islamabad

Five teachers arrested in paper-leak case

Teachers were accused of leaking English language paper of fifth class

Islamabad

National Book Day Festival concludes

ISLAMABAD: The three-day National Book Day Festival, organised by National Book Foundation (NBF), concluded at...

Islamabad

Evictees allege parliamentarians ‘squatting’ in CDA-run hostel

Senate chairman, Sheikh Rashid, Faisal Kundi occupying family suites at Old MNA Hostel

Islamabad

2nd Islamabad Literature Fest opens today

ISLAMABAD: Nearly 120 writers, journalists and artists will descend on the city this weekend as the Islamabad...

Lahore

Transport operators fleece commuters with RTA’s ‘blessings’

BAHAWALNAGAR: Transporters continue to exploit travellers through overloading, overcharging and other malpractices...

Lahore

UAF student to speak at UN

FAISALABAD: A female student of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, will speak on women issues in Pakistan at...

Lahore

Farmers reject potato import

OKARA: Farmer organisations’ representatives have rejected government’s decision to allow duty-free import of...

Lahore

Accident victims’ kin rough up doctors

Strike leads to another death

Lahore

Doctors, paramedics protest move to close PRSP

FAISALABAD: Dozens of doctors and paramedics attached with the rural health centres and district council ...

Lahore

UAF ‘sells’ building material without auction

FAISALABAD: Building material of dozens of establishments has been ‘sold’ silently and without auction by the...

Lahore

Govt set to get back 358-kanal museum land

SAHIWAL: The Provincial Board of Revenue has given a formal approval to the local district collector to purchase ...

Lahore

Acid attack

LAHORE: A 17-year-old girl suffered moderate to critical burns in an acid attack near Wandala Road, Shahdara, on...

Lahore

Workers hold roadside labour conference

LAHORE: Labour and civil society organisations staged a sit-in and organised a labour conference outside the press...

Lahore

PHC takes notice of PIC ‘negligence’

LAHORE: The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) has taken notice of a young patient’s death allegedly due to...

Lahore

Obituary

LAHORE: Syed Minhajuddin, 73, passed away here on Monday (April 21). He was a lawyer and a grandson of famous...

Lahore

USAID stipend for students

LAHORE: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday awarded scholarships to 84...

Lahore

Arrested

LAHORE: The immigration authorities on Thursday arrested a passengers trying to leave the country for Malaysia on...

Lahore

LHC reprimands govt for delaying jails’ project

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday criticised the Punjab bureaucracy for inordinate delay in the construction...

Lahore

Allowance for SZH paramedics

LAHORE: The Shaikh Zayed Hospital administration agreed on Thursday to disburse 10pc ad hoc allowance to the...

Lahore

punjab notes: Music: saying the unsaid

Music is a sign of life. One of the most significant sound based tools, humans invented, is musical instrument which...

Lahore

Man kills son, three other family members

LAHORE: A man killed four members of his family, including his son, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law and nephew, and...

Lahore

FBR men thrash two ‘tax evaders’

LAHORE: FBR personnel on Thursday thrashed two men involved in a tax evading case when they tried to resist arrest...

Lahore

Man hurls shoe at CM

LAHORE: Pakistan joined an international trend on Thursday when a journalist hurled a shoe at Chief Minister Shahbaz...

Lahore

Working groups review labour paradigm

LAHORE: The first-ever South Asia Labour Conference kicked off here on Thursday as delegates from eight countries of...

Lahore

Govt’s reply sought on youth fest ‘graft, fake records’

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the provincial government on a petition against ...

Karachi

Two brothers get life term for murder

SUKKUR: The third additional sessions judge of Mirpur Mathelo, Ghotki district, on Thursday warded life imprisonment...

Karachi

Elastography facility opened to public at LUMHS

HYDERABAD: The medical research centre of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS), Jamshoro,...

Karachi

Growers highlight issues facing farm sector

SUKKUR: Growers from across Salehpat and Rohri talukas attended a meeting in Bhero village near Rohri on Thursday to...

Karachi

Railways minister vows to win back passengers’ trust

SUKKUR: Federal Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique has said that railways officials and staff needs to do ...

Karachi

Another suspect in judge son murder case identified

HYDERABAD: The complainant and three prosecution witnesses picked out one of the five suspects nominated in the...

Karachi

‘Proclaimed offender’ found shot dead

HYDERABAD: A former Pakistan Peoples Party-Shaheed Bhutto activist, Shahid Qaimkhani, was found shot dead in the...

Karachi

By-poll for PS-35 in Larkana held peacefully amid tight security

LARKANA: By-election for PS-35 (Larkana-I) was held in a peaceful manner on Thursday amid extraordinary security...

Karachi

Love tales

KARACHI: One of the many definitions of romance is that it’s a combination of wild and irrational ideas. Every...

Karachi

Rights bodies warn of protest if media attacked

KARACHI: A coalition of various non-governmental organisations championing for the rights of the marginalised...

Karachi

Protesting flour millers warned of legal action

KARACHI: Sindh Food Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar on Thursday asked the protesting flour millers to give up their black...

Karachi

Rangers firing case: court turns down final probe report

KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Thursday converted an unintentional murder case into premeditated murder against a...

Karachi

Trees being chopped at Bagh Ibne Qasim

KARACHI: “I have been taking care of them for about 10 years now and these trees are like my children so don’t...

Karachi

Highway patrolling posts

KARACHI: Over 400 policemen are being trained for their deployment at 48 highway patrolling posts in the province,...

Karachi

Bhambhore division in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday created a new administrative division in the province with the name of...

Karachi

Policeman, three others killed in suicide attack

KARACHI: Shafiq Tanoli, a police officer known for his anti-terrorism campaign, and three others were killed in a...

Karachi

SI Tanoli: a profile

KARACHI: Before falling to the suspected suicide attack outside his home in Old Sabzi Mandi on Thursday, Shafiq...

International

Bahrain asked to stop harassment of Shia leader

UNITED NATIONS: A UN human rights expert called upon Bahrain to stop the harassment and persecution of a Shia ...

International

Syrian warplanes kill 27 civilians in raid

DAMASCUS: Syrian warplanes killed 27 civilians in a raid on a village market on Thursday, as President Bashar...

International

Poll violence claims nine lives in India

The deceased were poll officials and police personnel who were killed on Thursday in two attacks in Jharkhand, Kashmir.

International

Thousands mob Modi as campaign starts in Varanasi

India is halfway through the world’s largest-ever election, in which 815m people are eligible to vote over 10 stages.

International

South Africa’s ombudsman listed on Time’s top 100

JOHANNESBURG: Time magazine named South Africa’s hard-hitting ombudsman as one of the world’s 100 most...

International

Israel suspends peace talks

JERUSALEM: Israel on Thursday suspended US-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians in response to President...

International

International school under fire over child abuse

JAKARTA: A prestigious international school in Indonesia said on Thursday it was cooperating with police in their...

International

Ukraine crisis could spin out of control, warns Ban

UNITED NATIONS: UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Thursday that the crisis in Ukraine threatened to “spin out of...

International

Armed pirates rob Thai tanker of oil

KUALA LUMPUR: Heavily-armed pirates hijacked a Thailand-owned tanker off the eastern coast of Malaysia, injuring the...

International

Ukraine launches deadly assault to retake rebel-held towns

SLAVYANSK (Ukraine): Ukraine’s military launched assaults to retake rebel-held eastern towns on Thursday in which...

International

China frees Japanese ship seized over row dating to 1930s

SHANGHAI: China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after its owner paid $28 million in compensation, a ...

International

Obama backs Japan in China island row

TOKYO: US President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial ...

International

Bad ideology mars Garcia Marquez’s legacy

STATESMEN eulogised Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died at age 87 on April 17. “The ...

International

Norway split on Dalai Lama’s visit

OSLO: A planned visit by the Dalai Lama has Oslo torn between its will to warm up frozen ties with China and ...

International

What Tony Blair gets wrong on Egypt and Islamism

TONY Blair, the former British prime minister, says the world fails to understand the challenge posed by radical...

International

India’s Modi looks back, Indonesia’s Jokowi ahead

INDIA and Indonesia, relegated to the ranks of the “fragile five” economies, have witnessed a sudden uptick in...

Sport

Association launched for cricketers’ social welfare

KARACHI: The plight of former international and first-class cricketers in dire need of financial help will be...

Sport

Omar Associates to play Afghanistan in two one-dayers

KARACHI: Omar Associates will face Afghanistan in two limited-overs one-day fixtures at the Arabian Sea Country Club...

Sport

Top seeds face stiff resistance

ISLAMABAD: Some exciting contests were seen in the semi-finals of the Subh-e-Nau Earth Day National Ladies and...

Sport

SSGC Sports Festival starts today

KARACHI: The second edition of the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) Sports Festival begins from Friday with the...

Sport

PSB recognises Akhtar Rasool’s PHF, releases grants

LAHORE: The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has finally recognised the Akhtar Rasool-led Pakistan Hockey Federation ...

Sport

Saif to lead Zone-VI in PCB U-19 event`

KARACHI: Saif-ur-Rehman will skipper defending KCCA Zone-VI in the forthcoming regional PCB Inter-district Under-19...

Sport

Palestine-bound Pakistan to play KRL in warm-up game

KARACHI: Pakistan’s U-22 team will play a warm-up match against Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) champions...

Sport

Shaky start for Dubuisson in Indonesian Masters

JAKARTA: Rising French star Victor Dubuisson got off to a shaky start at the Indonesian Masters Thursday with a...

Sport

‘Discarding departmental teams could spell disaster for Pakistan

KARACHI: Former Test cricketer Nasim-ul-Ghani believes that discarding departmental teams by the Pakistan Cricket...

Sport

Fu ends Gould world championship jinx

SHEFFIELD: Hong Kong ace cuesman Marco Fu set up a second round clash with former world champion Shaun Murphy at ...

Sport

PIA outclass Navy in hockey event

LAHORE: Four more matches were decided in the ninth Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament in Bahawalpur on Wednesday...

Sport

Sharapova, Radwanska in last-eight battle

STUTTGART: Defending champion Maria Sharapova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a...

Sport

Benzema helps Real seize initiative against Bayern

MADRID: Real Madrid struck early through Karim Benzema and comfortably held Bayern Munich at bay to beat the holders...

Sport

Gabashvili faces Gulbis

BARCELONA: Fresh from ousting second-seeded David Ferrer, Russia’s Teymuraz Gabas­hvili knocked out another...

Sport

Inzamam throws weight behind Waqar as new head coach

LAHORE: Former Test captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has thrown his weight behind former Test pacer Waqar Younis as new head...

Sport

Tendulkar begins birthday by casting vote

MUMBAI: The cricket fraternity took to Twitter to convey their wishes to the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, who started...

Sport

Wajahat, Saleem and Ijaz named national selectors

Shoaib Mohammad, Mohammad Akram also included in Moin-headed body

Sport

English county keen on signing Sohail Tanvir

LONDON: Northamptonshire are contemplating signing on Pakistan seam bowling all-rounder Sohail Tanvir as their first...

Sport

Sethi admits ECB annoyance over Rashid episode

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has admitted that the England and Wales Cricket Board...

Business

Turkey holds rates steady

ANKARA: Turkey’s central bank refused to bow to government pressure and kept its key interest rates unchanged on...

Business

Midnight fuel price surge for Iranians

DUBAI: Iranians have rushed to gas stations to fill their cars before a price surge expected at midnight on ...

Business

EU considers ban on deals with banks in Crimea

BRUSSELS: The European Union may ban transactions with financial institutions in Crimea as part of its response to...

Business

Palm oil futures steady

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures finished unchanged on Thursday, after declining 1.2 per cent in the ...

Business

Active buying on cotton market

KARACHI: Firmer conditions prevailed on the cotton market on Thursday as spinners remained active buyers to ...

Business

EU for trade liberalisation

LAHORE: Ambassador of European Union (EU) Lars Gunnar Wigemark has said that libralisation of trade will lead to...

Business

Russian memo to WTO says US sanctions are illegal

GENEVA: Russia has told the United States that its Ukraine-related sanctions on a Russian bank and Russian citizens...

Business

corporate watch

Faysal Bank to implement new technologyKARACHI: Faysal Bank recently signed an agreement with Pronet (Pvt) Ltd for...

Business

Sindh’s revenue grows 14pc

Sindh Revenue Board during the first nine months of FY14 collected Rs27.127 billion in revenue.

Business

Stocks manage to add 70 points

Stocks rebounded on Thursday after a choppy day with the benchmark KSE-100 index closing at 28,786.74.

Business

Cement firms post good earnings

KARACHI: A large number of corporate results for the first nine months (July-March) of 2013-14 were unveiled on...

Business

KPT’s new chairman

KARACHI: Vice Admiral Shafqat Jawed on Thursday took charge as 31st chairman of Karachi Port Trust.He brings in vast...

Business

Islamic banking has appeal for non-Muslims: SBP chief

The Islamic finance system have become appealing to non-Muslims also, said Ashraf Mahmood Wathra.

Business

ADB approves $400m for energy

This is the second ADB loan for Pakistan in the energy sector in five months.

Business

Reserves hit 12-month high at $11.75bn

Pakistan' forex reserves rose to a 12-month high after inflow of $2bn through Eurobond sales, the State Bank reported.

Business

Better management govt’s top priority

Fiscal sustainability cannot be achieved without sound fiscal and financial management, said Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

Business

Provincial surplus helps contain fiscal deficit

A Rs255bn provincial surplus helped the federal govt to contain the fiscal deficit at Rs852bn in July 2013-March 2014.

National

Man shot dead

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Robbers killed a man and took away his rickshaw in Chattar area on Thursday, police said.They ...

National

I dread ISI most: Hamid Mir

KARACHI: Senior journalist and GeoNews anchorperson Hamid Mir endorsed on Thursday his brother’s statement issued...

National

Honest officers being victimised, claims PMA’s Balochistan chief

QUETTA: The Balochistan chapter of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has alleged that a medical superintendent...

National

NHA, FWO in accord over flyover construction, M-2 beautification

ISLAMABAD: National Highway Authority (NHA) chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarrar has said that public-private partnership ...

National

Asif attends events marking Turkey battle anniversary

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khawaja Mohammad Asif represented Pakistan on Thursday at the 99th commemoration of...

Pakistan

UNDP mission visits KP to help promote peace, justice

UNDP mission visits KP to help promote peace and justice and inaugurates refurbished civil courts in Buner district.

National

Heavy military spending hurting India, Pakistan: US report

“Kashmir remains a potential global flashpoint that could escalate into a nuclear war very quickly.”

National

Clarification

Sikandar Sultan Raja, the outgoing Director General of Passport and Immigration, said on Thursday his transfer as...

National

Blast damages highway bridge

KHUZDAR: A bridge at the Quetta-Karachi National Highway in Khuzdar was damaged in a blast on Thursday, police ...

Pakistan

PM to inaugurate 404MW Uch Power Project-II today

Questions are being raised over sustainable utilisation of additional capacity.

National

Dr Malik seeks Japanese help for education sector

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said on Thursday that Japan had always supported Pakistan ...

Pakistan

US special envoy holds talks with Aziz, other leaders

Mr Dobbins is visiting Islamabad at a critical time when presidential race in Afghanistan is nearly at run-off stage.

Pakistan

Interpol’s help sought to arrest Modaraba scam accused

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting held at NAB headquarters.

Back Page

Former US test site sues N-armed countries

WASHINGTON: The tiny Pacific republic of the Marshall Islands, scene of massive US nuclear tests in the 1950s, sued...

Pakistan

Situation worsening for religious minorities: HRCP

The commission’s report says sectarian violence claimed 687 lives in 2013.

Back Page

Afghan policeman kills three Americans at hospital

KABUL: An Afghan policeman opened fire at a Kabul hospital run by a US charity on Thursday, killing three Americans,...

Pakistan

Footprints: Conversion by choice or force

The madressah has converted 150 men and women in the past years and Rani is the first one to be converted this year.

Front Page

Four policemen killed in Nasirabad

DERA MURAD JAMALI: At least four policemen were killed in a rocket-and-gun attack on a police vehicle in Chattar ...

KP & FATA

Foreign militants seeking ‘safe passage’

A member of the TTP shura claimed that a large number of foreign fighters had already left the region.

Front Page

35 suspected militants, eight civilians killed in air strikes

LANDI KOTAL: Thirty-five suspected militants and eight non-combatants of the same family were killed when Air Force...

Pakistan

APNS president calls for restraint

Hameed Haroon, the President of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), has expressed concern that the freedom ...

Front Page

Suicide bomber kills police officer in Karachi

KARACHI: A police officer known for his anti-terrorism campaign, and three other people were killed in a suicide...

Balochistan

Govt, army coping with challenges together: PM

PM lauds the role being played by army, FC personnel, police and Levies Force in improving the law and order situation.

World

Israel halts peace talks after Palestinian unity deal

Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the agreement between the rival Palestinian factions as a move that “kills peace”.

Pakistan

Ijaz, Shoaib Mohammad among new Pakistan selectors

Salim Yousuf, Wajahatullah Wasti and Mohammad Akram are other members of the selection committee headed by Moin Khan.

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