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Senate body demurs ‘IB list’ of lawmakers


ALLEGED LINKS WITH BANNED OUTFITS  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Members of a Senate committee have protested against a list allegedly issued by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) which is said to contain the names of over 37 lawmakers suspected of having links with banned terrorist and sectarian outfits. The list first …

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Nawaz vows to expose plotters


I WILL ACCEPT PEOPLE’S VERDICT ONLY: EX-PM  From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Nawaz Sharif has said that the people behind conspiracy against him will soon be uncovered, adding that he will only accept the verdict made by people. Talking to party workers here yesterday, the former premier claimed that the ruling …

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Suicide bomber kills 6 near Kabul mosque


KABUL: Six people were killed when a suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew himself up near a mosque in Kabul yesterday, police said. At least 20 people were wounded in the attack, which happened in the north of the Afghan capital as worshippers were inside Hussainia mosque for Friday …

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NSC deplores India’s LoC violations


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: A high-level security meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday deplored cross-border shelling by Indian security forces at Line of Control and Working Boundary. Chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the meeting expressed serious concern over firing along the Line of Control (LoC), …

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SHC seeks Rangers, police comments before Oct 27


DR ASIM’S MOTHER PLEA TO QUASH FIR AGAINST SON By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) yesterday again issued notices to DG Rangers and other respondents to submit their detailed comments before 27 October, on a petition filed by Dr Ejaz Fatima, mother of former petroleum minister Dr …

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NAB readies 28 witnesses in case against Dar


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau has filed a list comprising of 28 witnesses in accountability court who would testify against finance minister Ishaq Dar in case over alleged assets beyond means. Wajid Zia, additional director general of the Federal Investigation Agency who led the Joint Investigation Team …

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Two killed in AJK explosion


From Our Correspondent MUZAFFARABAD: A woman and a teenage boy were killed and another person was injured in an explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Friday, officials said. The explosion was reported to have occurred after 6pm in the Keirni Galli village, …

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PPP slams PTI, MQM-P for alliance to change NA opposition leader


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has lambasted the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-P (MQM-P) for making alliance to change the opposition leader in the National Assembly. Addressing a press conference following a crucial meeting of the PPP chaired by former president Asif Ali Zardari, …

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I am not a saviour to anyone: Malik Riaz


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Business tycoon and Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz issued a clarification yesterday regarding his meeting with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, stating that he was not a saviour to anyone.  In a series of tweets, Malik Riaz said that he had not met ex-prime minister Nawaz …

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