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7 terrorists killed in North Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani security forces killed 7 terrorists in Waziristan. ISPR informed the media that a group of seven terrorists, trying to infiltrate Pakistan-Afghanistan border, was detected by security forces in general area Spinkai, Ghulam Khan of North Waziristan District. The infiltrators were surrounded, effectively engaged and after an intense fire exchange, all seven territories were […]

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Decade in power, Opponents and Journalists feel the squeeze in Modi’s India

ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government are increasingly wielding strong-arm tactics to subdue political opponents and critics of the ruling Hindu-nationalist party. A decade into power, and on the cusp of securing five more years, the Modi government is reversing India’s decades long commitment to multiparty democracy and secularism. The ruling Bharatiya […]

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Saudi Foreign Minister arrive on two-day official visit of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A Saudi delegation, led by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, landed in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit. The delegation arrived at Rawalpindi’s Nur Khan Airbase and was received by Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar. The delegation also comprises Saudi Minister of Water and Agriculture Abdul Rahman Abdul Mohsen Al-Fadley, Minister […]

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Internet services face disruption across Pakistan

KARACHI: Internet services were disrupted in Pakistan on Tuesday with users reporting outages and sluggish internet speeds from various parts of the country. Outage tracking website Downdetector.com reported disruptions in internet services across various regions of the country with Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL), Nayatel, and Transworld Home reportedly affected. Users primarily experienced service disruptions […]

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Terrorists killed during different security operations

RAWALPINDI: Security forces have killed 4 terrorists in different operation in different parts of the country. During an intelligence based operation in North Wazirsitan security forces effectively engaged the terrorists’ location as a result of which two terrorists were killed. Weapons, ammunition & explosives were also recovered from them. In another intellidence based operation in […]

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PM orders action against five Senior police officials over Bisham tragedy

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Attaullah Tarar on Saturday announced that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif ordered immediate action to be taken against five officials for negligence of duty based on the findings of an inquiry report on the Besham suicide attach which took the lives of six people, including five Chinese nationals. The development comes a week […]

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PM assures foolproof security for Chinese nationals

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday assured foolproof security measures for the Chinese nationals working on the Dasu Hydropower Project as well as across the country and resolved to ensure exemplary punishment for the perpetrators of the March 26 Besham incident. A vehicle-borne suicide bomber targeted a convoy of Chinese engineers in the […]

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10 killed, 12 injured in two days as rain batters KP

PESHAWAR: Ten people were killed while 12 were injured in rain-related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the past two days, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said on Sunday. KP has been witnessing heavy rain since Friday. Late on Saturday night, heavy downpours coupled with hailstorms hit parts of the province, resulting in cattle perishing, […]