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TTP militant arrested in Bannu, says ISPR

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: A Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militant was arrested on Friday in an information-based operation  (IBO) carried out by security forces near Sarai Naurang in Bannu, said a statement issued by the inter-based operation (IBO) carried out by law and enforcement near Sarai Naurang in Bannu, said a statement issued …

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PM Nawaz to listen to public complaints directly on helpline

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary of Interior, Maryam Aurangzeb in an interview with Radio Pakistan  said on Monday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will soon restart a helpline to directly listen to the complaints of the people, Radio Pakistan reported. Maryam Aurangzeb said implementation of Nation Action Plan to counter terrorism is …

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Senate session to be held today

ISLAMABAD: Meeting of the Senate is going to be held today at 3 p.m. to discuss country’s political situation and various national issues according to statement released by Senate of Pakistan. The Senate will meet at 3 p.m. under the chairmanship of Syed Nayar Hussain Bokhari. The session is also …

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Maria Golovnina died due to shortage of oxygen, autopsy report says

ISLAMABAD: Maria Golovnina, the Afghanistan and Pakistan bureau chief of Reuters based in Islamabad who was found dead on February 23, died due to a shortage of oxygen, autopsy report said. A postmortem report by Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), revealed that the journalist had marks on her neck …

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Reuters bureau chief Maria Golovnina found dead in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief for Reuters, Maria Golovnina, was found dead at her residence located in Sector F-8 in Islamabad on Monday, according to the police. Golovnina had reportedly gone to the toilet, and had not came out for a long time when concerned co-workers barged in and …

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Housewife commits suicide after killing family

ISLAMABAD: A woman in Islamabad committed suicide after killing her husband and three children on Saturday due to domestic dispute. According to initial reports, incident took place in sector G-6 area of the Islamabad where police found five bodies and an injured kid, Muhammad Shafi, at a residential house on …

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PIMS Dr Shahid Nawaz passes away

ISLAMABAD: Dr Shahid Nawaz passed away on Friday, the senior doctor of PIMS  was shot and critically wounded by unidentified attackers. Earlier, PM Nawaz also announced Rs 10 crore for the treatment of Dr. Shahid Nawaz, the head of PIMS cardiology department.The announcement came two days after Young Doctor’s Association …

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PM Nawaz pays tribute to Turkey

ISLAMABAD: While addressing the Pakistan-Turkey Business Forum on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid tribute to the Turkey, and said both countries share a ‘joint destiny’.  “Words cannot do justice to the special bond between Turkey and Pakistan, we are bound together by our common faith and culture, we share …

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ECP adds 7.8 million voters in voter lists

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday decided to update, synchronise and revise the electoral rolls to include 7.8 million new voters and remove 500,000 votes from the electoral database.   To his effect, Chief Election Commissioner Justice Sardar Muhammmad Raza Khan chaired a meeting here at the Election …

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NEPRA issues cut of Rs.3.24 per unit notice

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) issued a notification on Tuesday which revealed the cut of Rs 3.24 per unit to consumers. According to the notification, the regulatory authority decided the reduction after a review of the fuel price adjustment for December 2014.  The cut would be provided …

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ASWJ’s protest, FIR registered against leader and party workers

Islamabad: On Monday, First Information Report (FIR) was registered against part chief of ASWJ Maulana Mohammad Ahmed Ludhianvi and other representatives of the party. The FIR was registered against them for spreading religious hatred, violating the amplifier act and interfering in the government issues. This all situation takes place when …

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Lakhvi’s plea in kidnapping case rejected

ISLAMABAD: A judicial magistrate on Friday rejected the bail request of Zakiur Rehman in a kidnapping case. Lahkvi’s counsel submitted the application during the hearing today and contended that the kidnapping case registered against his client is wrong. Arguing against the bail request, public prosecutor Nabeel Tabish said that investigation …

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Chinese Foreign Minister arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Pakistan on Thursday for a two-day official visit to discuss the schedule of the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, bilateral relationship, with a special focus on political, strategic, and economic cooperation. During the visit, Foreign Minister Wang Yi will hold delegation-level …

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Opposition asks to boycott Parliament till new taxes are dropped

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leaders announced on Tuesday that they would boycott Parliament on account of taxes levied on petroleum products, asked not to return till the increased general sales tax is dropped. Addressing the media outside Parliament, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah said introducing mini-budgets and imposing taxes would not …

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