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India using other countries soil: FO


RAW INVOLVED IN SABOTAGING PEACE IN PAKISTAN  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Saturday said that Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing’s (RAW) involvement in recent wave of terrorism in Pakistan cannot be ignored. The spokesperson said Pakistan has concrete evidence regarding Indian agency’s involvement in …

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APHC says Amnesty report an eye-opener


HR ABUSES IN INDIAN HELD KASHMIR HELD SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference and other leaders and organizations have termed the Amnesty International’s report on human rights violations by Indian police and troops in the territory as an eye-opener for the world community and India. The APHC …

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Panama case a joke not accountability: PM


NC Monitoring Desk LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), tasked by Supreme Court for Panama probe, has lost track and appears to heading towards the opposite direction as compared to the nation. He arrived in London for a medical check-up after performing Umrah yesterday, …

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PML-N MNA blacklisted over human trafficking


NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: PML-N MNA Babar Nawaz Khan has been found involved in human trafficking and is blacklisted. According to a private TV channel, Nawaz Khan has allegedly managed to send several persons abroad by forming bogus delegations to many European countries and through other illegal means. Several missions …

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‘Missing’ Mufti Popalzai apparently in Dubai


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The sudden disappearance of Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai of Masjid Qasim Ali Khan Peshawar — the man responsible for the nation usually celebrating two Eids — a few days before Eidul Fitr has surprised many and some even thought he had been abducted but it appears that he is …

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Hindu extremists kill Hafiz-ul-Quran

NEW DELHI: Some Hindu extremists have beaten a Hafiz-ul-Quran to death and left his two friends injured while on their way to home in Mewat after completing Taraweeh prayers in Delhi. One of the three Hafiz-ul-Qurans (ones who have memorized Quran), who were brutally tortured, died on the spot while …

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MPA Achakzai remanded in traffic cop’s death case


From Our Correspondent QUETTA: A judicial magistrate yesterday remanded Balochistan MPA Majeed Khan Achakzai to police custody for five days. A traffic sergeant, Haji Attaullah, was run over and killed near Quetta’s GPO Chowk earlier this week when a vehicle allegedly belonging to the legislator ran him over. The incident had come …

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Pakistan issues first third-gender passport

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: Farz-ana Jan’s became the first ever person who was issued a passport on Saturday which included an option other than male or female in its gender column. According to details, Farzana Jan is a transgender who had applied for an urgent passport. However, it had taken …

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ANF busts gang of drug peddlers


10 HELD FOR SMUGGLING OF NARCOTICS VIA PIA PLANES  From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has busted a gang of drug-peddlers involved in smuggling of drugs abroad through Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft, top ANF officials said yesterday. The ANF rounded up nine PIA employees from Karachi and …

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