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  • KARACHI: A view of traffic jam in front of NED University of Engineering and Technology as thousands thronged to appear in entry test for Medical Colleges, Universities taken by NTS. No arrangements were made for traffic or the people waiting outside exposing lack of coordination between administration of university and district officials.

  • KARACHI: Chief of MQM-P Dr Farooq Sattar addressing the media persons during a press conference along with Rabita committee members here yesterday.

SC to issue verdict of Imran, Tareen cases together: CJP


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar has said that ruling in disqualification cases against PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Secretary General Jahangir Tareen will be issued at once. A three-member apex bench ? headed by the CJP and comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice …

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Mufti Qavi held in Qandeel murder case


From Our Correspondent MULTAN: Police have arrested Mufti Abdul Qavi from Punjab Highway after a local court issued his arrest orders for his alleged role in murder of social media icon Qandeel Baloch. According to officials, the cleric was arrested with help of the highway authorities, while he was fleeing …

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Indian shelling across LoC; 8 injured

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Eight people, including women and children, were wounded on Wednesday as Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” heavy shelling across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. “Indian troops started shelling at around 6:30 am without any provocation,” SSP Chaudhry Zulqarnain Sarfraz …

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Four major generals promoted


From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: Four major generals of Pakistan Army have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. Maj-Gen Majid Ehsan, Maj-Gen Aamir Abbasi, Maj-Gen Abdullah Dogar and Maj-Gen Hamooduz Zaman. Maj-Gen Ehsan has also been given the portfolio of president of the National Defence University while Maj-Gen Dogar …

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Federal Cabinet hails Dar for boosting economy


From Wasim Kambo ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet here at PM Office yesterday.  The Cabinet strongly condemned unprovoked firing by Indian security forces across LoC yesterdaywounding innocent civilians, including women and children. The Cabinet prayed for swift recovery of the injured.  The …

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25 Indian fishermen held


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Pakistan has arrested at least 25 Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing illegally in its waters, officials said yesterday. The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) made the arrests during the last four days, impounding four wooden boats, a security official told media on condition of anonymity because he …

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US planned raid to rescue US-Canadian family: NYT report


NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The United States (US) had allegedly readied a team of Navy SEALs to launch a raid in Pakistan ? much like the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad ? after a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) drone picked up footage of American hostage Caitlan …

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Pak-Sri Lanka agree to make ties stronger


FIFTH ROUND OF BILATERAL POLITICAL CONSULTATIONS HELD  From Wasim Kambo ISLAMABAD: The fifth round of Foreign Secretaries level bilateral political consultations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo yesterday. Pakistan delegation was headed by the Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua while the Sri Lankan delegation was led by the …

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