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  • QUETTA: Chinese aerobatic team Ba Yi presenting stunning manouvres during an air show at PAF Base Samungli here yesterday.

Terrorism, drone attacks Musharraf’s gift: Pervaiz

From Our Correspondent MUZAFFARABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said likes of Mullah Mansour and US drones were roaming in Pakistan due to policies adopted by former military ruler Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf. Commenting on the killing of Taliban chief Mullah Mansour in a US drone attack in Balochistan last …

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I’m just a Homo sapiens after all: Kangana Ranaut

NC Monitoring Desk Her journey in filmdom has been a “roller-coaster ride”, and Kangana Ranaut likes it this way! Between the highs and lows of stardom, and amidst controversies, the National Award winning actress says that being under a scanner constantly gets too much to handle at times because at the …

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Sherpao urges govt, opposition to finalise ToRs at the earliest

PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has said Panama Leaks report has diverted government’s focus from important matters and demanded both ruling and opposition parties to finalise term of references (ToRs) for commission to end this issue once and for all. Addressing a press conference after joining …

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Prime suspect in transgender activist murder held

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: Police have presented the prime suspect Fazal Gujjar in transgender activist Alisha’s murder case in front of media. The arrest came on 28th May, a week after the activist’s death at Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital (LRH). According to police, Gujjar murdered Alisha in revenge of a …

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Interior ministry denies any secret meeting

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Interior Ministry has clarified yesterday that Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif was “neither secret nor extraordinary”. According to ministry’s spokesman, the meeting was held on 28th May at 11 am at Army House, …

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PML-N stages protest outside Jemima’s house

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz staged a protest demo outside the residence of Jemima Goldsmith, former wife of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, here in Richmond responding to a similar event outside the residence of PM’s son Hasan Nawaz at Park Lane four days ago. Nearly 300 PML-N activists from across the …

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Obama calls for world without nuclear arms


HIROSHIMA: Barack Obama became the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima, the site of the world’s first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms. Even before it occurred, the visit stirred debate, with …

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PM’s name not excluded from Panamagate probe: Aitzaz

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The name of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has not been removed from the proposed terms of reference (ToRs) for an inquiry into Panamagate, PPP Senator Aitzaz Ahsan, who is a member of the committee from opposition side, said yesterday. In an apparent response to some media …

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HRCP condemns CII’s recommendations

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) recommendations that call for violence against women, among other regressive, illegal or redundant advice contained in a ‘model’ law purportedly designed to protect women’s rights. In a statement issued yesterday, the Commission said: “As …

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