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China blocks Indian attempt


BLACKLISTING OF JAISH-E-MOHAMMAD LEADER MASOOD AZHAR BY UN NEW DELHI: India suffered a setback yesterday with China blocking a UN attempt to blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leader Masood Azhar. China’s block stopped the counter terror committee of the UN Security Council from blacklisting Azhar, leader of JeM group even as India …

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Three hurt in Indian shelling along LoC


DOSSIER ON INDIAN SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES FINALISED  From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: At least three civilians were injured after Indian border security forces (BSF) resorted to ‘unprovoked’ mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Chirikot Sector yesterday. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said that the …

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NAB made incompetent to save corrupt leaders: Imran


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: “Had the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was working effectively, all corrupt leaders would have been caught,” said Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) yesterday. Speaking to media representatives in the port city, Khan said that efforts were not being made to improve the performance of NAB just to …

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Let’s not burst crackers to bring in 2017: Dia Mirza


NC Monitoering Desk Actress-producer Dia Mirza has urged people to refrain from bursting crackers on New Year’s Eve. She posted, “Let’s not burst crackers to bring in the New Year 2017. Let’s not worsen our air quality. Mumbai and Delhi Air Pollution.” Meanwhile, former crowned beauty and Bollywood actor Dia …

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Hashmi accuses Imran of striking a deal with ex-CJP


From Our Correspondent MULTAN: Senior politician and ex-PTI leader Javed Hashmi said that during the Dharna movement in 2014, Imran Khan had made a deal with the then Chief Justice to come into power.  These fresh allegations were leveled by Hashmi during an TV interview on yesterday, in which he …

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Justice Saqib to take oath today


CJP ANWAR JAMALI RETIRES  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Supre-me Court’s Chief Justice designate Mian Saqib Nisar will take oath as Chief Justice of Pakistan today. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will be the 25th head of the Supreme Court with effect from Dec 31 as the incumbent CJP Justice Anwar Zaheer …

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Two CTD officials injured in RYK suicide blast


RAHIM YAR KHAN: At least two CTD officials were injured in a blast near a mosque here in Shafi Town area yesterday. Rescue officials claimed there were two attackers, a man and a burqa-clad individual. The burqa-clad attacker allegedly blew themselves up while the other fled, according to rescue officials. …

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US urges amicable solution to Pak-India water dispute


NC Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: United States Secretary of State John Kerry has urged an amicable solution to the issue of Indus Water Treaty between Pakistan and India. “US would like to see an amicable solution to this issue,” the top US diplomat told Federal Minister for Finance and Economic …

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Appeals be sent to President, PM, CM Sindh: Amnesty Int’l


VIOLATIONS COMMITTED BY POLICE, RANGERS IN DR ASIM, PROF ZAFAR AND OTHER CASES By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Amnesty International has urged the citizens of Pakistan to file appeals before President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah against the human rights …

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