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  • RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa in a meeting with Chief of General Staff (CGS) UK Army, General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter at General Headquarters here yesterday.

Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar indicted


NO SUCH EXAMPLE OF INDICTMENT IN ABSENTIA: EX-PM  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: After a day long legal wrangle aimed at delaying indictment , ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son in law Captain (Rtd) Mohammad Safdar were indicted by an accountability court in Islamabad yesterday in a …

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‘Take decisive actions against terror groups’


TILLERSON TO VISIT PAKISTAN NEXT WEEK  WASHINGTON: Ahead of his India and Pakistan visit, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that the US expects Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorist groups, and warned that countries that use terror as an instrument of policy will only see …

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PM Abbasi in Turkey to attend D-8 Summit


ISTANBUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was accorded a very warm welcome as he arrived here yesterday to lead Pakistan’s delegation at the 9th D-8 Summit being held in this historic Turkish city from October 19 to 21. He was received at the Ataturk Istanbul International airport by DeputyGovernor of …

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‘Imran’s dream of becoming PM will never come true’


INDICTMENT WON’T WEAKEN DEMOCRACY: BILAWAL From Our Correspondent TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan conspired against democracy by becoming an accomplice of military ruler Pervez Musharraf and will face similar fate as that of Asghar Khan. …

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35 injured in Balochistan grenade attacks


GWADAR: Thirty-five people were injured in two grenade attacks in Mastung and Gwadar in Balochistan, yesterday evening. Men on a motorcycle hurled a grenade near a mobile market at Safar Khan Chowk in Mastung, injuring 15, police inspector Abdul Quddus told media. The injured have been shifted to District Headquarters …

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8 killed in Quetta suicide blast


TWO SECURITY MEN MARTYRED IN FR BANNU EXPLOSION  From Our Correspondent QUETTA: At least eight people, including seven policemen, were killed and 24 others injured in an explosion targeting a truck carrying police officials in the Sariab Mill area here yesterday. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Abdul Razzaq Cheema …

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TTP confirms Umar Mansoor killed


USMAN MANSOOR NAMED SUCCESSOR  From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has confirmed that militant commander Umar Mansoor, the mastermind of the Army Public School attack, had been killed, a local news channel claimed yesterday. Usman Mansoor Hafizullah will replace Umar Mansoor as the faction’s commander in Darra Adam …

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Send Dar to jail, NAB prosecutor urges court 


GRAFT CASE HEARING ADJOURNED TILL 23RD From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court has adjourned the hearing of assets case against Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till October 23, without any proceedings yesterday. Dar’s lead counsel Khawaja Haris failed to appear before the NAB court; hence, the hearing was adjourned …

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