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Airstrikes in Khyber Agency kill 23 terrorists, 15 injured

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Airstrikes in Khyber Agency kill 23 terrorists, 15 injured Khyber Agency: At least 23 suspected terrorists were killed and 15 others were injured after Pakistani fighter jets bombarded militant hideouts in the tribal Khyber Agency, Aaj News reported on Thursday. According to the report, airstrikes were carried out in different areas of the Khyber Agency, in which 23 terrorists were killed while 15 others...


Pakistan can produce cost-effective energy from geothermal resources: Expert

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Pakistan can produce cost-effective energy from geothermal  resources: Expert WASHINGTON: The development of Geothermal energy resources available in all provinces of Pakistan can provide cost-effective energy for the long-term and save billions of dollars spent on import of fossil fuels, a Pakistani energy expert said. Javed Ahmad, Chairman, Energy Foundation-Pakistan, told reporters after making a presentation on the subject at an international conference that...


By-polls of Sindh Assembly constituency: Voting underway in Swat, Larkana

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By-polls of Sindh Assembly constituency: Voting underway in Swat, Larkana LARKANA: Voting underway in  PS-35, (Larkana-I) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly seat, PK-86 Swat, as polling has been scheduled on today, Aaj News reported on Thursday. According to the reports, public holiday has been announced for today across the Larkana district. Meantime, the Intermediate examinations scheduled for today, have been delayed. The new date of the...


PM Nawaz to visit Gwadar today

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PM Nawaz to visit Gwadar today KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Gwadar today, briefing pace of work on Gwadar economic corridor, Aaj News reported on Thursday. According to the reports, besides pace of work on Gwadar economic corridor, the premier will be given briefing on Balochistan law and order situation. Nawaz Sharif will also chair high-level meeting on law...


Karachi blast kills four including Inspector Shafiq Tanoli

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Karachi blast kills four including Inspector Shafiq Tanoli KARACHI: As many as four persons including a senior police officer Inspector Shafiq Tanoli were killed and several injured in a blast that has been occurred near old vegetable market on Thursday morning, Aaj News reported. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Nasir Lodhi, Inspector Shafiq Tanoli was killed along with his friend when...


PTA announces 3G-4G license auction results

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PTA announces 3G-4G license auction results ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Wednesday announced the results of the auction held for 3g-4g licenses following the day-long bid session. A Pakistani Tele-communication company, Zong topped the chart by winning 10 Mega Hertz (Mhz) and 18 Mhz spectrums of 3g and 4g licences respectively. Zong has been called off as the winner and...


Australia says cost not a concern in MH370 search

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Australia says cost not a concern in MH370 search Australia said Wednesday cost was not a concern in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, after the mini-sub plumbing the depths of the Indian Ocean for wreckage ended its ninth mission empty-handed. Australia is leading the multinational search for the Boeing 777 which vanished on March 8 carrying 239 people, and is bearing many...


Quetta: Lawyers clash with police, stage protest

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Quetta: Lawyers clash with police, stage protest QUETTA: During a protest against alleged police torture on their colleague, lawyers in Quetta clashed with police on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. The law practitioners claimed that police pulled a senior lawyer from his car and subjected him to torture in Quetta. A large number of lawyers came out on roads and staged protest demonstration...


US says Pakistan vitally important to the world

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US says Pakistan vitally important to the world WASHINGTON: Underscoring Pakistan’s vital importance to the world, the U.S. Defense Department has said nothing has changed the American desire to work with the country against common threat of terror. “Pakistan is an — it’s an important country in an important place in the world. And nothing has changed about our desire to continue to...


Defence Minister sends a reference against Geo News to PEMRA

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Defence Minister sends a reference against Geo News to PEMRA ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister sent a reference notification against Geo News to PEMRA, in regard to put allegations against ISI and their chief officer, Aaj News reported. The reference notification mentioned that when Hamid Mir was attacked and was shifted to the hospital in a critical condition, Geo News aired a package of news, which carried...


SHC to hear Musharraf’s plea today

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SHC to hear Musharraf’s plea today KARACHI:  Former president Pervez Musharraf’s application seeking removal of his name from government’s Exit Control List (ECL) will be heard by a two-member bench of the Sindh High Court  today, Aaj New reported on Wednesday. Admitting the plea for hearing, the court has issued notices to Attorney General of Pakistan, FIA representatives and others to...


Islamabad armed clash leaves two dead

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Islamabad armed clash leaves two dead ISLAMABAD: At least two people were killed and five others got injured via bullet in an armed clash between two groups on Tuesday night,  Aaj News reported. According to the Police sources,  exchange of fire took place within the limits of Bara Kahu police station between two groups over a longstanding dispute. Soon after the...


‘Govt may use ships for Hajj, Umra pilgrims’

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‘Govt may use ships for Hajj, Umra pilgrims’ MULTAN: Former provincial minister Haji Ehsanuddin Qureshi said on Tuesday the government was considering operating ships to cut the cost of Hajj and Umra. The sea route from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia will be a six-day travel and it would reduce the cost considerably, he said while addressing a reception by PML-N leader Haji Ghulam...


CM condemns Charsadda blast, attack on police

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CM condemns Charsadda blast, attack on police PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Tuesday strongly condemned bomb attack on police van in Charsadda district and killing of policemen in Badabair on Monday night. He expressed profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in these inhuman incidents. The Chief Minister directed Provincial Minister for Health Shahram Tarkai, elected representatives...


Govt achieved set target of Hajj applications: Sardar Yousaf

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Govt achieved set target of Hajj applications: Sardar Yousaf ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Yousaf has said that government has achieved the set target for hajj applications on the opening day. Talking to PTV, Minister said that designated Banks have received Hajj applications under Government Hajj Scheme from across the country. He said that government has distributed the application forms equally to...


MP: Minor gang-raped on a moving bus

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

MP: Minor gang-raped on a moving bus MADHYA PRADESH: A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by five men on a moving bus, whereas earlier on December 16, same incident took place inside a moving bus. According to the Indian reports, the incident took place on Sunday, when the girl was on her way home after meeting her aunt. She was given lift by...


MQM to join Sindh cabinet soon

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MQM to join Sindh cabinet soon KARACHI : The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have decided to work together in Sindh, Aaj News reported on Tuesday. According to the reports, the MQM has decided to join the Sindh government with certain MQM MPA’s joining the provincial cabinet. According to sources, as many as 6 members of...


Charsadda blast claims lives of three, several injured

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Charsadda blast claims lives of three, several injured CHARSADDA: As many as three policemen were killed and several others got injuries in a blast in tehsil market of Charsadda, targeting a police van on this morning, Aaj News reported on Tuesday. According to the police sources, the bomb attack targeted a police van in tehsil market. The blast left three people dead over...


Mazar-e-Iqbal closed due to security threats

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Mazar-e-Iqbal closed due to security threats LAHORE: On the occasion of death anniversary of National poet Allama Iqbal, Mazar-e-Iqbal has been closed for general public on security grounds, while ceremony also not held,  Aaj News reported on Monday. According to the sources, the respective authorities have closed the entry of citizens into the mausoleum of the Allama Iqbal. However, the locals...


Musharraf files petition to remove his name from ECL

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Musharraf files petition to remove his name from ECL KARACHI: Former President, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s legal team on Monday filed a petition in Sindh High Court (SHC), to remove Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL). According to the sources, the claim filed in SHC mentioned that any court up till now have not argued on Musharraf’s movement from one place to...


Drone kills three Qaeda suspects in Yemen: source

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Drone kills three Qaeda suspects in Yemen: source ADEN: Three more Al-Qaeda suspects, including an alleged senior militant, were killed Monday in a drone strike in southern Yemen, a local official said. The attack was the latest in an intensified air campaign that has killed more than 40 suspected Al-Qaeda militants, including 30 on Sunday alone, days after the jihadist network’s Yemen affiliate...


76th death anniversary of Allama Iqbal today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

76th death anniversary of Allama Iqbal today LAHORE: The 76th death anniversary Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal will be observed today with due reverence and solemnity in the country, to pay homage to of great poet-philosopher of the East, Aaj News reported. At this occasion, special prayers will offer for the eternal peace of his soul and number of programs will organize to highlight...


Bank starts receiving Hajj applications from today

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Bank starts receiving Hajj applications from today KARACHI: All designated branches of scheduled banks would be started to receive Hajj applications under government Hajj scheme on Monday (April 21). According to Hajj Policy, 143,368 Pakistanis would perform Hajj and the government and private hajj group organizers will have fifty fifty quota. Any person who has performed Hajj during the last five years...


Nation stands united behind Pakistan Army: PM

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th April 2014

Nation stands united behind Pakistan Army: PM KAKUL: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that the whole nation was standing united behind its Armed Forces and the state despite financial problems was providing the defence forces with all the possible resources to make the country’s defence invincible. Addressing at the passing out parade of 129th Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Long...


PM, COAS arrive Kakul to attend PMA passing-out parade

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PM, COAS arrive Kakul to attend PMA passing-out parade KAKUL: Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif arrived Kakul on Saturday to attend the 129th PMA Long Course passing-out parade, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the prime minister as a chief guest of the ceremony will also deliver a key-address on the 129th PMA Long...


MQM should move court over its workers’ killings: Khursheed

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MQM should move court over its workers’ killings: Khursheed ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Syed Khursheed Shah has said that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) should go the court if its workers are being killed continuously, Aaj News reported. While talking to business community in Deharki, Khursheed Shah said the MQM should definitely knock the door of...


 
 
 



 
 



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