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‘India mother of terrorism’


PAK REPRESENTATIVE TO UN ASKS WORLD TO STOP INDIA FROM LOC VIOLATIONS  UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan’s Permanent representative to the United Nations Dr Maliha Lodhi said that India is the mother of terrorism in Asia.  She was addressing at the 72nd session of the General Assembly in the United Nations (UN) …

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RAW supports TTP, admits Indian analyst

NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: An Indian analyst, in a piece published in Hindustan Times, has acknowledged that the Indian spy agency the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has ties with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Bharat Karnad, professor for national security studies at the Centre for Policy Research and author of …

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Imran Khan demands early elections

‘PM ABBASI SHOULD SEEK FRESH MANDATE’  From Our Correpondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan yesterday demanded that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi seek a fresh mandate by holding early elections. “This is necessary for a democracy,” the PTI leader said during a press conference in Islamabad. “In order …

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Nawaz Sharif on collision course


PM, DAR ARRIVE FROM LONDON; EX-PM RETURNS TODAY  National Courier Special KARACHI: Despite speculations hovering around the political circles that deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to back out from taking on the country’s all powerful establishment after his ouster, it seems the case is other way round as …

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Three TTP, SSP activists killed in D I Khan

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: At least three suspected terrorists. Linked with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Sipah-e-Sahaba, were killed during a shootout with security forces in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Sunday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. According to the military’s media wing, during an intelligence-based raid in …

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Zardari phones Dr Asim, prays for early health recovery


DR ASIM TO UNDERGO MEDICAL CHECK-UP NEXT WEEK  National Courier Report LONDON: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader yesterday telephoned President PPP Karachi Division, Dr. Asim Hussain and inquired after his health condition. Zardari also prayed for his early recovery from illlness. Meanwhile, Dr. Asim underwent a spine procedure at Harley …

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Daesh flag put up on Islamabad’s main road

NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Despite an extensive CCTV camera network in place in Islamabad, unidentified men were able to put up an Islamic State (Daesh) flag on a major thoroughfare of the city yesterday. The flag, put up on a billboard at a pedestrian bridge on Islamabad Expressway near Iqbal Town, was …

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Per capita health spending below WHO standard

PAKISTAN ECONOMIC SURVEY REVEALS  By Staff Reporter KARACHI: “Health spending in Pakistan is slow but persistently rising. The country is spending 0.5 to 0.8 percent of its GDP on health over the last 10 years. These percentages are less than the WHO bench mark of at least 6 percent of …

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