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  • RAWALPINDI: Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal calls on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, at General Headquarters.

Dr Asim pays tributes to Karsaz martyrs

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: President, Pakistan Peoples’ Party, Karachi Division Dr Asim Hussain has paid rich tributes to those martyred in the blast in Karachi’s Karsaz area in a party rally on October 18 in 2007. He lauded the courage of those who did not run away after the first …

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Pak-Afghan border: 3 drone strikes kill 31


FOREIGN MINISTER, ISPR DENY ANY VIOLATION OF COUNTRY’S AIRSPACE  NC Monitoring Desk PESHAWAR: Two suspected US drone strikes yesterday killed 11 people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, following a strike a day earlier that killed 20, a foreign news agency claimed yesterday, however Pak Army and Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif …

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Pakistan wants to cooperate for peace in Afghanistan


NSA JANJUA TELLS BRITISH ENVOY  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan wants to extend its complete cooperation in bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan and no one should be allowed to ruin the cordial relations between the two countries by indulging in the blame game, National Security Adviser (NSA) Nasser Janjua …

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Pak engineer kidnapped from Afghanistan


From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: A Pakistani engineer working on the expansion project of the Jalalabad-Torkham highway has been kidnapped since past two months and his captors have demanded a ransom of $1 million. A video clip shows the kidnappers subjecting the engineer, Malik Faiz, to severe torture. The engineer’s son, …

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Clash between institutions not good for country


SHEHBAZ ADVISES MARYAM NAWAZ  From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz has emphasised on better relations among all national institutions, saying the current atmosphere of confrontation between institutions “is not in the best interest of the country”. “The present atmosphere of confrontation between institutions is not in the best …

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Double trouble for Imran as both ECP, ATC order his arrest


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) directed the Islamabad police yesterday to arrest Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khanand produce him on October 26. “You are hereby directed to arrest Imran Khan Niazi and produce him before the Election Commission on 26-10-2017 at 10:00 AM,” read the ECP’s …

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COAS, Saudi Crown Prince discuss diverse issues


NC Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman here yesterday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The visit is particularly interesting as the military’s media wing, the ISPR, has issued no formal statement to the media. During the Riyadh meeting, Gen …

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ECP annuls 261 MPs’ membership


71 MNAS, 7 SENATORS & I83 MPAS FAIL TO SUBMIT ASSET, LIABILITIES STATEMENTS From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ceased the membership of 261 parliamentarians over not submitting their statements of assets and liabilities with the commission. According to an official of ECP yesterday, seven …

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