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  • At least seven people have died and 21 injured, including four policemen, as a result of two blasts outside Tangi Kachehri in Charsadda, reported Waqt News. According to details firing was heard before the blast. Police and security forces have cordoned off the area. Initial reports say at ...

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  • Panamagate's hearing resumed in Supreme Court, today. The five member bench delved into the matter regarding the steps that had been taken by NAB and FBR following the matter which surfaced in the previous year. FBR Chairman Muhammad Irshad told the court that notices were issued to 343 individuals ...

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  • SUKKUR: Police rescued a 10-year-old girl from getting married to a 50-year-old man today. A member of the family complaint to the police and the girl was rescued. The father and brother were arrested. Until the court announces a decision, the child will stay at a shelter home. Few days ago a ...

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  • PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to provide free WIFI to government colleges. Minister for Information Technology Shahram Khan Tarakai was heading the meeting when he announced that government college students should be provided with free Wi-fi in the premises to fulfill ...

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  • PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said they are ready to hold talks with Taliban. According to his statement after the attack which killed 5 people, "Talks can be held with anyone. But it does not mean we will bow down before the Taliban."   Even though the army has ...

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  • PESHAWAR: KP IG Inspector General of police Nasir Khan Durrani has asked transporters to check luggage of commuters thoroughly as terrorists are using public transport vehicles to fulfil ‘their evil designs.’ Nasir Durrani was visiting the Haji Camp and inspecting the security of the ...

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  • KARACHI: The body of a four-year-old girl, who had fallen in a drain recovered today. According to rescue sources, a few days back the minor girl had fallen in a drain while playing near Gabol Town in New Karachi. Her body was recovered from a drain at a distance of 1.5 kilometres from ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Shuhada Foundation Trust, a non-governmental organisation associated with Lal Masjid, challenged the legality of the ongoing operation launched by law enforcement agencies being conducted against terrorism suspects, today. Advocate Tariq Asa filed a petition on behalf of the Shuhada ...

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  • At least six suspected facilitators of the Sehwan blast have been arrested during combing operations executed in the bordering areas of Sindh and Balochistan. Sources informed that those arrested were involved in facilitating in the Sehwan blast and belong to Hafeez Brohi group about whom the ...

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  • SHAHKOT: An over speeding passenger bus has killed Head constable of Shahkot police station on Sunday near Jaat Nagar. According to SHO Shahkot police station Rana Sajjad, the bus was taking people from Lahore to Faisalabad. The bus was asked to stop at the check post, the driver did not stop ...

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  • LAYYAH: The counter-terrorism department (CTD) personnel killed at least five reported terrorists on Sunday.    Three of their close associates managed to flee from the spot. The CTD  department personnel informed that heavy weapons and maps of sensitive sites were recovered from ...

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  • RAWALPINDI: All parks in Rawalpindi remained closed on Sunday but in Cantonment area they were open to the visitors. According to sources in Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA), “the public parks were closed due to security concerns. They would reopen once things are under ...

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  • According to ISPR report, several militants have been eliminated by PAF in the aerial  strikes cexecuted on militant hideouts in North Waziristan region of Wucha Bibi. Several hideouts of terrorists were also destroyed, said DG ISPR.   

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  • ISLAMABAD: Lal Masjid rejected the Jamaat Ul-Ahrar's statement in a bid to disassociate itself from the 'Operation Ghazi', which was launched by the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban faction to avenge the killing of Maulana Abdul Rsheed Ghazi for their terror strike campaigns. Ghazi was killed during the ...

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  • Assailants on motorcycle managed to flee after killing Haji KaleemUllah in Charsadda, near his home in Shabaqadar. Haji was the chief of the local chapter of Khatam-E-Nabuwwat (an ant-ahmadi movement) and also JUI(F) leader. JUI-F MNA Gauhar Shah termed the killing a terrorist act and demanded ...

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  • The latest robbery by ‘Tala Tor’ Group is in a mosque’s donation box, reported Waqt News. According to the CCTV footage a man, belonging to the group, came in a rikshaw stopped at a donation box placed outside a mosque in Karachi. He broke the lock and took out all the money and ...

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  • Two guards have opened fire at each other near Nadra Office in Quetta, reported Waqt News. 5 people have been injured reportedly at Double road in Quetta. The guards opened fire at each other after they got into an argument.

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  • HYDERABAD: Nearly 16 people were injured due to an explosion in Hyderabad on Sunday. According to Hyderabad SSP Irfan Baloch, the unidentified assailants were riding a motorcycle when they hurled the explosive from above Abdul Wahab Shah Jilani Flyover on the shops under the bridge and ...

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  • Model Ayan Ali’s name is still there on Exit Control List despite the orders of Supreme Court (SC) because her lawyer failed to produce a copy or SC's order. The model’s lawyer filed a contempt petition against the Ministry of Interior in the Sindh High Court (SHC). However, when ...

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  • According to political administration officials, security forces conducted an anti-terror offensive in which 15 alleged militants were killed in Kurram agency, yesterday. In the ensuing exchange of heavy fire, four suspected militants were injured and eleven deceased terrorists were foreign ...

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  • Famous classical dancer of Pakistan Sheema Kermani has performed at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar just days after it was attacked.   Along with Sheema Kermani, many social activists and actors also paid a visit on the shrine. Earlier the shrine was only opened for those who wanted to ...

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  • It has been decided by the authorities in Dubai that the final PSL match will be held in Lahore on 5 March, reported Waqt News. Security conditions were also discussed. It is still under consideration if foreign players would take part or not. Few days ago COAS Qamar Bajwa has assured of providing ...

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  • According to Waqt News, a high level official meeting was chaired by the COAS Bajwa in the GHQ, today. The matter under discussion was the existing volatile situation on the western border after Pakistan Army, today, tightened security at Pak-Afghan border to strictly monitor terrorists’ ...

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  • Pakistan Army on Monday killed four suspected militant commanders in Frontier Region Tank, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) claimed in a statement. The intelligence-based operation was reportedly carried out against Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani group of the Taliban, added the ISPR ...

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  • KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah met Former president Asif Ali Zardari at CM House on today before the meeting on progress in Sehwan blast investigation. The chief minister apprised Zardari on the development work and law order situation of the province. Zardari will most ...

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  • Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz met Afghan Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal and reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to achieving an Afghan led and owned peace process, reported Waqt News on Monday. The Afghan ambassador termed the talks as “positive”. He said the meeting would mark a ...

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  • Sindh police on Sunday released a CCTV footage of Sehwan suicide bomber bypassing a security check at the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine last week. While addressing a press conference, Inspector General Sindh Police AD Khwaja said that police was 99 percent convinced the man shown in the footage was ...

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  • At least five people were injured when police resorted to aerial firing to disperse protesters in Karachi’s Orangi Town, reported Waqt News on Sunday. The protesters were reportedly chanting slogans against the local police over alleged inaction against criminals. The protests turned violent ...

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  • The Punjab government Sunday sought Rangers help to combat terrorism in the province days after a suicide blast claimed at least 15 lives on Lahore’s Mall Road. The provincial government during an apex committee meeting decided to widen the scope of anti-terror offensive. “Terrorists ...

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  • Parliamentary leaders will take up the issue of military courts on February 23, said a government spokesperson, days after lawmakers formulated a draft bill for revive special courts to try civilians charged with terrorism. “All political parties are on the same page against terrorism and ...

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