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General Raheel, Dar visit Saudi Embassy for condolence

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General Raheel, Dar visit Saudi Embassy for condolence ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif along with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar visited the Saudi Embassy to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah, Aaj News reported. The COAS shared his feelings saying that the whole Pakistani nation was in grief over his death. It is pertinent to know that Dar...


North Waziristan air raids kill 76 terrorists

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North Waziristan air raids kill 76 terrorists MIRANSHAH: As many as 76 suspected terrorists have been killed when Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft pounded terroists’ hideouts in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan,  Aaj News reported. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued a brief statement to the media about the air strikes in Dattakhel. The aircraft hit militants positions and killed 76...


69 terrorists including foreigners killed in aerial strikes in NWA

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69 terrorists including foreigners killed in aerial strikes in NWA RAWALPINDI: In precise aerial strikes on Tuesday afternoon, 69 terrorists including some foreigners were killed ahead of Datta Khel in North Wazirastan Agency. According to ISPR here, six terrorists’ hideouts, an ammunition dump and seven explosive laden vehicles were also destroyed....


MQM’s protest outside CM house was an attack: CM Sindh

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MQM’s protest outside CM house was an attack: CM Sindh KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah claimed that the protest of MQM outside the CM House in September 2014 was an attack and not a protest. The MQM had protested against a raid on one of other party offices while dozens of their workers had been detained. While addressing on the floor of...


COAS notifies US of Indian affrays, Senate committee

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COAS notifies US of Indian affrays, Senate committee ISLAMABAD: The Senate Defense Committee was notified on Monday that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif during his visit to the US brought evidence with reference to India’s affrays in Pakistan. The committee chaired by Mushahid Hussain, was briefed by Defence Secretary Lt Gen (Retd) AlamKhattak and was told that the COAS disclosed...


Security threats: Ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi

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Security threats: Ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi KARACHI: Sindh government has imposed ban on pillion riding for three days seeking security during anti-polio campaign in Karachi, Aaj News reported. Sindh Home Department reported that the ban will be effective from midnight Tuesday. Home Secretary Raheem Soomro said the ban has been imposed for three days from 12:00 AM today to midnight of...


COAS for greater int’l coordination to end terrorism

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COAS for greater int’l coordination to end terrorism RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen.Raheel Sharif on Monday appreciating China’s support, said greater international focus and coordination needed to logically conclude fight against terrorism. The world must understand evolving environment, he said during important meetings with senior Chinese leaders, including State Leader Chairman Peoples Conference, Yu Zhengsheng in Beijing. Yu Zhengsheng in his...


Kashmiris observing Indian Republic Day as black day today

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Kashmiris observing Indian Republic Day as black day today ISLAMABAD: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and across the world are observing the Indian Republic Day today as a black day. It is aimed at conveying to the international community that India’s claim of being a democratic republic is totally misleading after it denied the people of occupied Kashmir their...


Beijing praises success of Zarb-e-Azb

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Beijing praises success of Zarb-e-Azb Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, currently on an official visit to China, called on China’s Vice Chairman Central Military Commission, General Fan Changlong, on Sunday morning in Beijing. During the unprecedented meeting held in a warmth and cordial atmosphere on Sunday morning, General Fan termed Pakistan and China as solid strategic partners,...


Obama’s visit to India likely to reduce tension in the region, hopes Sartaj Aziz

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Obama’s visit to India likely to reduce tension in the region, hopes Sartaj Aziz ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz has said that the US president Barak Obama’s visit to India will help in reducing tension in the region, Aaj News Reported. While talking to media in Islamabad on Sunday, Sartaj Aziz verbalized hope that US president Barak Obama’s visit to India will...


Power breakdown plunges Pakistan into darkness

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Power breakdown plunges Pakistan into darkness KARACHI: Pakistan was plunged into darkness after a key power transmission line broke down early on Sunday in an incident blamed on a rebel attack, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis. The power failure, one of the worst Pakistan has experienced, caused electricity to be cut in major cities throughout the country,...


Technical Fault in National Grid’s Transmission Causes Tripping at KE’s Generation Plants: KE

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Technical Fault in National Grid’s Transmission Causes Tripping at  KE’s Generation Plants: KE KARACHI: K-Electric issued a statement in which the company has clarified that the breakdown of 500KV transmission line of National Transmission Dispatch Company (NTDC) was the reason of the breakdown in major areas of Pakistan including Karachi. K-Electric explained that tripping of NTDC transmission line had a cascading effect, resulted in tripping of KE’s generation...


No application received from Musharraf: PM office

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No application received from Musharraf: PM office ISLAMABAD: A spokesman at the Prime Minister’s Office Saturday clarified that they have received no application from the former President Pervez Musharraf for permission to travel abroad. According to media reports, Musharraf had sought permission from the government for travelling to Saudi Arabia to condole thedemise of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz....


Easy access: FIA launches SMS service in Karachi

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Easy access: FIA launches SMS service in Karachi KARACHI: An SMS service has been launched by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) which will allow residents of the city easy access to register complaints. According to DG FIA Shahid Hayat, the interactive SMS had been launched where people could text message FIA to 8398 and register a complaint or suggestion. “For example if there...


PTI to participate in senate elections in KPK

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PTI to participate in senate elections in KPK JEDDAH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) will be taking part in the senate elections, announced by PTI chairman Imran Khan on Friday, Aaj News reported. According to PTI chairman Imran Khan, in 2013 the Khyber Pakhtun Khwan (KPK) elections were the only fair elections so they will take part only in the senate elections in KPK. He...


Shah Abdullah’s death is unfortunate for Muslim world, declares Altaf

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Shah Abdullah’s death is unfortunate for Muslim world, declares Altaf LONDON: At the demise of King Abdullah offered his condolences to the royal family, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain expressing his grief. According to the reports,  MQM chief said that news of Shah Abdullah’s death was unfortunate for the whole Muslim...


PM monitoring National Action Plan to achieve results: Maryam Aurangzeb

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PM monitoring National Action Plan to achieve results: Maryam Aurangzeb ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Maryam Aurangzeb on Thursday said that the Prime Minister is monitoring the National Action Plan (NAP) to achieve results. She said that NAP was formed after the consensus of the political parties to flush out the menace of terrorism from the country. Talking to Pakistan Television...


US relationship with Pakistan incredibly important: White House

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US relationship with Pakistan incredibly important: White House WASHINGTON: On the eve of President Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi, the White House has described the U.S.-Pakistan relationship as “incredibly important” to shared security and emphasized that United States’ relations with Pakistan and India are not at expense of the other. “We don’t view these relationships as taking place at the expense of...


Arab’s King Abdullah dies

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Arab’s King Abdullah dies RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has been passed away early on this Friday morning, weeks after he was admitted in a hospital, Aaj News reported. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was said to be aged about 90, had been suffering from pneumonia since December, breathing with the aid of a tube. Saudi...


Prime Minister vows strict action

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Prime Minister vows strict action Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said strict action would be taken against all those responsible for the recent fuel crisis. He was chairing a meeting here on petroleum matters for the second consecutive day. The Prime Minister also cancelled his visit to the World Economic Forum at Davos with a view to focusing on...


7 mini coal power plants would ease out situation: Sher Ali

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7 mini coal power plants would ease out situation: Sher Ali LAHORE: Provincial minister for energy, Choudhry Sher Ali on Thursday said spadework for setting up small coal power plants in Punjab has been completed. Talking to APP at his office he said, “these 55×2 megawatt plants to be developed in Sheikhupura,Faisalabad,Gujranwala,Sialkot, Gujrat,Lahore and Multan for generating energy to help overcome load shedding.” Answering to a...


Imran Khan along with his Mrs performs Umra

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Imran Khan along with his Mrs performs Umra MAKKAH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan performed Umrah along with his newly wedded wife Reham Khan. According to the reports, Imran Khan reached Jeddah on Tuesday night where he met a few businessmen and received donations for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (SKMT) after which he went to Makkah and performed...


PTI demands Prime Minister’s resignation over petrol crisis

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PTI demands Prime Minister’s resignation over petrol crisis The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) on Wednesday asked the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his cabinet to step down as they failed to resolve the prevailing fuel shortage in the country. Speaking at a press conference, PTI Information Secretary Dr Shireen Mazari said the prime minister should resign and call for fresh elections. She further said...


Clownishness of blasphemous strongly condemned by FO

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Clownishness of blasphemous strongly condemned by FO ISLAMABAD: Pakistan foreign office (FO) strongly condemned publishing clownishness of blasphemous in French magazine, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the letter is being written to Organization of Islamic States (OIS) to take action on it. FO also demanded of an apology from the French magazine. In a statement the spokeswomen Tasneem Aslam has...


Imran Khan proves ‘bravery’ again

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Imran Khan proves ‘bravery’ again PESHAWAR: Imran Khan has shown bravery again as he did before in 92’ World Cup. He visited Peshawar Army Public School on the Chelum of martyrs on last Wednesday without any protocol, Aaj News reported. A Famous Politician and a great cricketer Imran Khan has faced criticism from media when he attended the meeting with...


PSO buys petrol from Shell Pakistan

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PSO buys petrol from Shell Pakistan Pakistan State Oil (PSO) Tuesday purchased an additional 10,000 MTs of petrol from Shell Pakistan and claimed to have successfully managed to overcome the fuel shortages occurring in some parts of Punjab province. The additional fuel was bought from a vessel imported by Shell Pakistan which arrived here Tuesday. Further, the state-run oil giant said...


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