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Rain expected from Monday to Thursday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th July 2015

Rain expected from Monday to Thursday WEB DESK: The Met Department has predicted more rain in southern parts of the country in the next 12 hours. From Monday to Thursday rain is expected all over the country. Strong monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in upper parts of Pakistan during the next three to four days that may interact with the...


CoAS to spend Eid with troops in Waziristan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th July 2015

CoAS to spend Eid with troops in Waziristan WEB DESK: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif reached Waziristan to spend Eid-ul-Fitr with the troops fighting terrorists along the Pak-Afghan border on Friday. According to the ISPR, the CoAS will stay overnight in Waziristan to spend Eid day with troops in forward locations. Pakistan armed forces are currently fighting Operation Zarb-e-Azab against...


Kashmir not on the back burner, clarifies Sartaj

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th July 2015

Kashmir not on the back burner, clarifies Sartaj by Ali Hussain ISLAMABAD:Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Monday dispelled the impression that Kashmir issue was put on the back burner during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Ufa, saying no talks with India will be held unless Kashmir issue is...


Commonwealth countries offer 74 scholarships to Pakistani students

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th July 2015

Commonwealth countries offer 74 scholarships to Pakistani students by Naveed Butt ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Inter-Provincial Co-ordination (IPC) received 74 scholarships from commonwealth countries and 190 from friendly countries for masters/PhD and general studies. According to documents available with Business Recorder, Ministry of IPC received scholarships from commonwealth countries including 36 scholarships of United Kingdom, four of Canada, two of Brunei, one of Malaysia,...


Afghan delegation in Pakistan for talks with Taliban

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th July 2015

Afghan delegation in Pakistan for talks with Taliban by Ali Hussain ISLAMABAD: An Afghan delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai is in Islamabad to negotiate the prospects of a peace process in a war-torn Afghanistan directly with representatives of Afghan Taliban – an initiative jointly facilitated by Pakistan and China. Well-placed sources privy to the development told Business Recorder that...


Allan Fakir’s death anniversary observed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th July 2015

Allan Fakir’s death anniversary observed ISLAMABAD: The 14th death anniversary of renowned folk singer Allan Fakir was observed today. Allan Fakir was celebrity in Sufi music in Pakistan. Fakir was particularly known for his ecstatic style of performance marked with Sufi dance. His peculiar body language and broad smile, were always amusing for his audience at live performances. Allan Fakir...


Major Train Accidents in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd July 2015

Major Train Accidents in Pakistan WEB DESK: Train accidents are as old as the independence of Pakistan. Here is a list of major accidents that occurred in Pakistan; At least 500 people died when three trains collided with each other. The Quetta Express was hit by another train (Karachi Express), which had missed a signal. The collision had caused several...


PM vows to increase education budget in an Arab newspaper column

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd July 2015

PM vows to increase education budget in an Arab newspaper column WEB DESK: The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written a column highlighting the importance of school education in an Arab newspaper. The column which appeared in Arab News states that 6 million children in Pakistan remain out of school. Independent figures put the estimated figure at 25million out of school children. The PM in his...


Afghan security forces launch rocket, injure two Pakistani soldiers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd July 2015

Afghan security forces launch rocket, injure two Pakistani soldiers RAWALPINDI: Afghan security forces launched a rocket and opened fire at the Angoorada Gate in Pakistan injuring two officers of the Pakistan security forces. The incident took place in South Waziristan. According to a press statement released by the Pakistan Army the injured have been taken to a hospital for medical...


Prime Minister, army chief take stock of situation

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st July 2015

Prime Minister, army chief take stock of situation ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House here on Tuesday and exchanged views on a host of issues critical to the security of the country. According to official sources, matters relating to the Operation Zarb-e-Azb as well as return, rehabilitation and resettlement of Temporarily Displaced...


Punjab had highest number of rape cases reported

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th June 2015

Punjab had highest number of rape cases reported WEB DESK: Punjab topped all provinces in the number of rape cases reported in the year 2013-2014, states a report released on Saturday. At least 2504 cases were reported from Punjab, while Sindh reported 875 cases. Balochistan reported 297 cases, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reported 152 cases, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan reported one case each and Azad Kashmir...


Drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd June 2015

Drone strike kills four in North Waziristan PESHAWAR: As many as four people have been killed in the latest drone strike on Monday in Pakistan´s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, Aaj News reported. The strike took place in the Shawal area of North Waziristan, sources said. The unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at a compound in Shawal area killing at...


NWA: Terrorists gun-down two FC personnel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th May 2015

NWA: Terrorists gun-down two FC personnel MIRANSHAH: Terrorists attacked frontier constabulary check post in North Waziristan leaving at least two dead, Aaj News reported. Terrorists attacked FC Touchi Scouts check post in Ghulam Khan, North Waziristan. In the result of this attack two FC officials identified as Qasim and Tariq were killed while Mehdi Shah, another FC official was severely injured....


NWA: Air Strikes kills 17 terrorists

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th May 2015

NWA: Air Strikes kills 17 terrorists SHAWAL: Successful air strikes kill’s 17 extremist in North Waziristan, Aaj News reported. In a successful offense, air strikes carried out by security forces targeted three terrorist hide outs and destroyed five vehicles, killing at least 17 terrorist. There are reports of the presence of foreign terrorist in the...


Baloch appreciates promulgation of Presidential Ordinance regarding Fata

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th March 2015

Baloch appreciates promulgation of Presidential Ordinance regarding Fata ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), Left General (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch Thursday appreciated the promulgation of Presidential ordinance last night which granted the right of only one vote to each member of National Assembly from FATA in Senate elections. Talking to mediapersons out side the Parliament House the minister said that...


Mehsud tribesmen asked governor to visit South Waziristan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd February 2015

Mehsud tribesmen asked governor to visit South Waziristan WANA: Mehsud tribal elders Monday asked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan to visit South Waziristan and apprise himself of the problems being confronted by displaced people of the agency in wake of military operations. PMLN FATA leader, Ghazi Khan Mehsud said the governor should visit the agency and address a grand jirga of...


69 terrorists including foreigners killed in aerial strikes in NWA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th January 2015

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....


FATA should be given a status: Siraj ul Haq

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st January 2015

FATA should be given a status: Siraj ul Haq TIMARKARAH:  Either the tribal areas should be given the status of a province or they should be made a part of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KPK), demanded Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj ul Haq. While addressing a gathering in KPK, the JI chief said that the unhappy people of Balochistan should be brought back in the national mainstream through...


Kurram remote-controlled blast kills four personnel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th January 2015

Kurram remote-controlled blast kills four personnel KURRAM AGENCY: A remote-controlled blast targeting a security forces vehicle in Shabak area of Lower Kurram Agency on Thursday, killed four personnel. According to sources, the blast occurred near the vehicle destroying it, as a result of which,  two personnel got injured. Emergency was declared in Civil Hospital Ali Zai following the...


Rs. 731.839 mln paid to heirs of martyred, injured in FATA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th December 2014

Rs. 731.839 mln paid to heirs of martyred, injured in FATA ISLAMABAD: A total of Rs. 731.839 Million has been paid to the legal heirs of martyred and injured in Federally Adminitered Tribal Areas, an official of Ministry of State and Frontier Regions said here Tuesday. Talking to APP, he said during the last two years 978 persons were martyred and 1345 were seriously injured due...


All FATA Inter-Agency Archery Championship begins

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

All FATA Inter-Agency Archery Championship begins PESHAWAR:- All FATA Inter-Agency Archery Championship got under way here at Qayyum Sports Complex with players from all seven agencies and six FRs are taking part in the three-day event. Secretary FATA Olympic Association Shahid Khan Shinwari formally inaugurated the Championship. Secretary Pakistan Archery Federation Muhammad Wisal Khan, Member Central Executive Committee of PTI Sports...


Every body should ‘Say No to Corruption’: Chairman NAB

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 12th December 2014

Every body should ‘Say No to Corruption’: Chairman NAB LAHORE:- National Accountability Bureau  (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that every individual should adopt the policy “Say no to corruption” as national obligation for curbing this menace in the country. Addressing a seminar “Curbing Corruption Through Awareness” arranged by Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) held here at WAPDA House on Friday, he...


1.26 mln Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in 22 months

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th December 2014

1.26 mln Pakistanis sent abroad for employment in 22 months ISLAMABAD:- Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development has sent/registered 1.26 million Pakistanis for employment abroad during last 22 months. Of the total 663,305 were sent abroad for employment during 2013 and up to October 2014 from Punjab province, 129,235 from Sindh, 292,168 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 15,503 from Balochistan, 67,752 from Federally Administered...


Justice Raza Khan takes oath as new CEC

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th December 2014

Justice Raza Khan takes oath as new CEC ISLAMABAD, Dec 6 (APP): Justice (retd) Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan on Saturday took oath as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) at Supreme Court in Islamabad on Saturday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk administered the oath  of office to Justice Raza. A 12-member Parliamentary Committee, headed by Senator Malik M.Rafique Rajwana on Thursday had agreed...


Parliamentarians to discuss issues of IDPs, FATA on Thursday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd December 2014

Parliamentarians to discuss issues of IDPs, FATA on Thursday ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians representing both treasury and opposition are set to discuss on Thursday the host of issues relating to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of FATA and elsewhere, Children Mortality, Health and Education. Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), Lt General (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, will chair the meeting. The initiative is being taken by...


57518 NWA IDPs receives Rs. 4.60.15m by Nov 21: PDMA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th November 2014

57518 NWA IDPs receives Rs. 4.60.15m by Nov 21: PDMA PESHAWAR: The disbursement of amount announced by the provincial government for the assistance of internally displaced people (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency continued and 460.15 million rupees were disbursed among 57,518 families till November 21. According to Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) here Tuesday, under Easar e Pakthunkhwa Program, 57,518 displaced families of North Waziristan...


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