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NP leader shot dead by militants in Turbat

Advertisements QUETTA: Unidentified militants opened fire at a local leader of a political party in Balochistan’s Turbat district on Friday morning. Advertisements As stated the sources, Ali Muhammad Baloch, a National Party (NP) leader was shot dead after two armed assailants targeted him outside his dwelling in Balecha area of …

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1180MW Power Plant: PM Nawaz performs ground breaking in Sheikhupura

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the ground-breaking of 1180MW Bhiki Power Plant at Sheikhupura on Friday evening. Costing 55 billion rupees, the grand project, jointly supported by Harben Electronic International of China and American General Electric, would be completed by the end of 2017. Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana, Chief …

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Militant carrying celebrity hit-list arrested from Karachi

KARACHI: Police in metropolitan city of Karachi have apprehended a militant carrying a hit-list of celebrities, models and fashion designers, a senior official said. The list, observed by AFP, was seized from his possession while he was being questioned by police earlier this week. The list includes names of number …

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Shahid Afridi extends prayers for ailing Navjot Singh Sidhu

Former Indian cricketer and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, as he was suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). The latest information tells that Navjot Singh aka Paa Ji is out of Danger. Pakistani star all-rounder Shahid Afridi also shared some words with Navjot Singh Sidhu …

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Mumtaz Qadri’s death sentence upheld as SC annuls his appeal

Earlier, he had challenged the Islamabad High Court (IHC) decision on his death sentence in the Supreme Court where Mumtaz Qadri’s lawyers had filed the plea in the SC claiming that the issue was not about murder but that of provocation. On the other hand, SC also declared in its …

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PP-16 Attock-II by-poll: Shuja Khanzada’s son wins massively

ATTOCK: By Polls in PP-16 were held on Tuesday as the seat was vacant after elected MPA from here Shuja Khanzada was killed in a suicidal terrorist  attack on August 16.  The elections held were clearly an one-sided competition as Shuja Khanzada’s son,  Jhangir Khanzada contested on the vacant seat from …

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Shahid Afridi Foundation: 12 deserving students awarded scholarship

Famous for his charitable activities and philanthropic tendency, Shahid Afridi practically has triggered his mission with his foundation has started working for the deserving students of the town. Shahid Afridi himself paid visit to Farabi Government School today on October 5 and awarded scholarships to 12 deserving students there. The …

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By-polls: JI decides to support PTI in NA-122, PP-147

During a press conference in Lahore, leaders of both the parties said JI had made its mind to back the PTI candidate in NA-122 and would also support its ally in the elections for PP-147, to be held on October 11. While publicising party’s decision, JI leader Mian Mqsood said …

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Former ASWJ Rawalpindi President sentenced for 6 months over hate speech

Justice Asif Majeed announced the verdict to sentence Mufti Tanveer to spend six months behind bars and directed him to deposit fine of Rs 50,000. Earlier, he was arrested by the Counter-Terrorsim Department, which had filed a First-Information Report against him under Section 9 of the Anti-terrorism Act over making …

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NA-122 campaign: Is Reham Khan back in politics?

NA-122 election campaign is at its peak, no doubt both the parties; PML-N and PTI are striving to be sworn as unofficial ‘Sultan of Lahore’. The recent public gathering in Lahore by PTI leaves a question, whether Reham Khan is back in politics or it was a normal gesture. Reham …

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Rangers’ Operation: Two more target killers arrested from Gulshan Maymar

The arrested target killers were allegedly involved in killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders Sajid Qureshi and Raza Haider, reported. Spokesperson from Rangers said in a statement that the suspected Akbar Hussain alias kala Konain Hyder Rizvi were affiliated with a political party and were involved in a number …

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Hate speech: Altaf Hussain renders apology before court

In his three-page affidavit, MQM supremo however, criticised the court order stopping airing of his speeches, calling it a solemn curb on freedom of speech. Altaf also defended his controversial speech, explaining that he just criticised the exploitation of power against his party and his rhetoric was misinterpreted. Further, he …

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Allama Iqbal’s son Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal passes away in Lahore

Javed Iqbal had served as a chief justice of Lahore High Court and a Supreme Court judge. He had been suffering from illness before passing away at the age of 91. He had been under treatment at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore. The funeral prayers of late …

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25 militants killed in North Waziristan airstrikes: ISPR

At least 25 militants were killed in airstrikes which targeted militants hideouts near Datta Khel area of North Waziristan Agency on Thursday, ISPR claimed. “At least 25 terrorists were killed in aerial strikes ahead of Datta Khel area near the Pak-Afghan border,” an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. “The …

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