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PAF camp Peshawar attack: 13 militants killed, PM, President condemn the incident

Advertisements According to ISPR, 13 militants had been put down while 10 soldiers sustained injuries during combating the attack. Advertisements Update:#COAS arrives Psr.13 terrorists killed so far after have been surrounded.Bodies lying in the compound. pic.twitter.com/54evPUdqyQ — AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) September 18, 2015 On the other hand rescue sources, however, claims …

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Attack on PAF Base Badaber: All terrorists killed, says ISPR

PESHAWAR: At least six terrorists were killed after they attacked on Pakistan Air Force base in Badaber, Peshawar says by DG ISPR Major General Asim Salem Bajwa. Search operation for hidden terrorists in in-process. According to DG ISPR Bajwa, seven to ten terrorist early in the morning attacked on the …

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PPP’s Sahibzada Sanaullah wins PK-93 Upper Dir by-elections: Unofficial result

UPPER-DIR: The elections were held in the constituency PK-93 Uper Dir-III, prior to the disqualification of MPA Behram Khan of Jamaat-e- Islami (JI). And according to the unofficial results PPP’s Sahibzada Sanaullah has won the election. Subsequently, sources claim that polling contested on 120 polls and 90 out of them were …

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Pakistan’s first indigenous drone hits militants’ hideouts in Shawal

Pakistan’s first indigenous armed drone, ‘Burraq’, targeted and killed three prominent militants in Shawal Valley on Monday, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). 1st ever use of Pak made Burraq Drone today. Hit a terrorist compound in Shawal Valley killing 3 high profile terrorists.Details follow — AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) September 7, 2015 …

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At least 100 suspects detained in search operation led by agencies in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Security agencies carried out a search operation in Islamabad and seized massive amount of arms and ammunitions beside arresting dozens of suspects on Friday. A joint search operation led by police, Rangers and intelligence agencies together in Bhara Kahu area of Islamabad where they arrested more than 100 suspected, …

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Samosa vendor’s son Fsc topper Shah Faisal visits Bani Gala: Reham Khan to bear his educational expenses

PESHAWAR: 18-year-old  Shah Faisal from Malakand, who is samosa vendor’s son, who himself also works selling samosa and Chat, bagged 1st position in Fsc computer science group. Results of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) were announced earlier on August 1. Shah Faisal getting 869 out of 1,100 even …

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Shahin Zafar awarded degree in Hindi by NUML, first time in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A university in Pakistan has granted M.phil degree in Hindi for the first time in the history of Pakistan. The unprecedented milestone achieved by National University of Modern Languages (NUML), a military run university in Pakistan, after awarding the degree. The student, who is given the degree, is the …

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KPK: Elections for Nazim, Naib Nazim of District, Tehsil Councils to be held today

KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA: The polls for Nazim and Naib Nazim of District and Tehsil Councils in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are being held today in afternoon, according to Election Commission of Pakistan. Almost all political parties have announced the candidates for the polls of Nazim and Naib Nazim of District and Tehsil Councils …

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Microsoft to setup innovation centre in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Microsoft is mulling over setting up its Innovation Centre if Provincial Capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with Information Technology Department of the province. A meeting between a Microsoft delegation and officials of the provincial IT board has revealed the development. Secretary Science and Technology and Information Technology Syed Zafar …

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703 unregistered seminaries declared blacklisted in FATA: Report

PESHAWAR: Frontier Rangers are geared up to plunge into action against unregistered seminaries in the tribal areas, as reported by TheNews. Following the directives of the federal government, the Frontier Rangers have done all the necessary preparations to deal with the madrassas that are not registered. The sources said that …

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Airstrikes kill 43 militants in North Waziristan: ISPR

Armed forces killed 43 suspected militants alongside Afghan border on Thursday in airstrikes, said the military. The strikes occurred in Gharlamai and Shawal areas of North Waziristan tribal region, which has been waged a major offensive by army to wipe out the militant hideouts since June 2014. “Twenty-eight terrorists were …

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Son of PPP leader Akhundzada Chattan recovered from Bajaur

The kidnapped son of PPP Central Executive Committee member Syed Akhunzada Chitttan has been recoved today in Bajaur Agency. The young boy, Hussain Shah, currently in the custody of the political administration was found from Utmankehl area of Bajaur Agency. Sources from the political administration said, the abductors released the …

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24 suspected militants killed in North Waziristan after airstrikes

Air strikes in Bannu killed at least 24 suspected militants hiding in their north-western hideouts on Monday, claimed intelligence officials. At the conditions of anonymity, two intelligence personnel said that the air strikes took place at about 10 am in the Zoi Nari, Lataka, Mizer Madakhel and Shawal areas of …

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PPP FATA leader Akhunzada Chitan’s son kidnapped in Bajaur

Pakistan People Party (PPP) central executive committee member also party’s coordinator in FATA Akhunzada Chitan’s young child was abducted on Monday from outside his home. The kidnapping by unidentified person has been confirmed by the Chitan family as well as political administration official. They said, the nine-year-old boy was going …

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