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Major martyred in DI Khan operation: ISPR

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TWO TERRORISTS KILLED IN INTELLIGENCE BASED OPERATIONS RAWALPINDI: An officer of Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom in a gun battle with terrorists during a search operation in Kulachi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Dera Ismail Khan district, a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said yesterday. Major Ishaq was 28 years old …

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Dr Asim files contempt plea against Interior Ministry

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By Staff Reporter KARACHI: PPP leader Dr Asim Hussain yesterday filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against the Interior Ministry for failing to remove his name from the Exit Control List as directed by the apex court. On November 16, the apex court had …

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Dar relieved of finance minister’s portfolio

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PM ALLOWS REQUEST FOR ‘LEAVE’  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday accepted Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s request to relieve him of his duties, Dar was relieved of his three roles, including his portfolio in the finance ministry, and has been informed of the decision. The matter …

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Govt seeks PPP’s help for delimitation after census

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi yesterday urged Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah to help pass laws related to making constituencies in the Senate. During his meeting with Shah, PM Abbasi had requested for a meeting with the Pakistan Peoples Party leadership to help …

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CJP accepts Election Amendment petitions

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar yesterday set aside objections of the Supreme Court’s registrar office on a number of petitions challenging a clause of the Election Act 2017, which paved the way for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to head a political party. The …

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16 foreigners recovered from Turbat

RAWALPINDI: Security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation at a terrorist hideout in Balochistan’s Turbat tehsil on Tuesday, recovering 18 hostages, most of whom are foreigners. According to a press release issued by ISPR, at least 18 hostages – including two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni nationals) were recovered …

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Nawaz Sharif deceived courts, people: Imran

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From Our Correspondent KOHAT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan yesterday said that disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif deceived the courts as well as the people. PTI chief expressed his views while talking to media in Kohat and said Nawaz Sharif looted money from Pakistan and sent it abroad illegally. …

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Rules of game should be equal for all: Nawaz

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Continuing his tirade against the judiciary, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday accusing bias against him said that” Rules of the game should be equal for all “ . Nawaz Sharif was talking to media at a hearing of reference against him before an Accountability Court …

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LHC orders release of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) yesterday ordered the release of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been under house arrest since January this year. The Punjab government had asked for an extension to Saeed’s detention but the request was turned down by the court, …

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