Sunday, February 07, 2016

Afghan peace roadmap adopted

ISLAMABAD  - Representatives of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and United States adopted a roadmap Saturday in Islamabad to facilitate direct peace talks between the Afghan government and Afghan Taliban.The Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) members adopted a roadmap, stipulating the stages ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  - Representatives of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and United States adopted a roadmap Saturday in Islamabad to facilitate direct peace talks between the Afghan government and Afghan ...

  • QUETTA - Ten people including paramilitary soldiers were killed and more than 40 injured Saturday when a suicide bomber on a bicycle blew himself up near a security forces truck in Quetta.Three of ...

  • LAHORE - In the wake of Zika fever outbreak in the South and Central America, health authorities in Punjab have also issued alert and convened series of meetings of experts for formulating strategy ...

  • ISLAMABAD - The new Islamabad international airport, which was estimated to be completed at a cost of Rs36 billion, has crossed Rs100 billion expense because of mismanagement and lack of financial ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Essential Services Maintenance Act 1952 for Pakistan International Airlines has been challenged in the Supreme Court on Saturday as PIA employees strike continues at the airports of major ...

  • KARACHI - PTI chairman Imran Khan has demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to immediately resume talks between the government and protesting PIA workers after abolition of the Essential Services Act ...

  • LAHORE: The PTI leadership is facing serious differences over the important issue of deciding the fate of structure for the new intra-party polls, insiders told The Nation yesterday. However, ...

  • TAINAN - Relatives of residents trapped in a 16-storey apartment complex felled by a powerful earthquake in Taiwan that killed 14 people were praying for miracles Saturday as rescuers sought ...

  • Talha Makhdoom and Amraiz KhanKARACHI/Lahore - PIA flight operation remained halted across the country on fifth consecutive day on Saturday as more than 120 flights could not fly, leaving thousands ...

  • LAHORE - Countrywide labour unions, federations and confederations are silent spectators on the issue of the PIA privatisation despite their recent announcements to resist the government move ...

  • LAHORE (PR) - Senior lawyer SM Zafar has denied as slander an incident mentioned by Mr Ashraf Mumtaz in a write-up a few days ago. Nothing of the sort happened, he said in a statement issued on ...

  • Washington - Afghan Taliban have described the four-way talks in Islamabad as a one-sided affair.Afghan Taliban sources, contacted by Voice of American (VOA) for reaction on the outcome of the ...

  • AHMEDABAD:- Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat and arrested 11 fishermen for allegedly violating Indian maritime boundary off Jakhau coast in Kutch district. ...

  • MULTAN: The conjoined twin sisters breathed their last at Children Complex Hospital here the other night. Hospital sources said that they were brought to the hospital on complaint of chest infection ...

  • MUZAFFARGARH: Muzaffargarh police have submitted a request to the speaker of National Assembly to order the arrest of MNA Jamshed Dasti who was wanted by police in various cases of murder, extortion, ...

  • PESHAWAR - Representatives of various political parties have demanded of Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif to implement the decisions of APCs on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) held on May ...

  • NEW YORK - Pakistan will continue to support the valiant struggle of Kashmiri people for freedom and self-determination as it has always done, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told a large gathering of ...

  • ISLAMABAD - Major opposition parties have failed to bind federal government to immediately call the National Assembly session to discuss PIA privatisation and recent ‘unsatisfactory’ ...

  • MULTAN - Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.The fathers of both children, the ...

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  • LAHORE - Harvard graduate Ali Sethi, who is a Lahore-born writer and also a singer trained in Hindustani classical music is all to set to launch his latest single “Mera mahi”.After the ...

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  • BBC London - The funeral of Sir Terry Wogan will take place next week, the BBC has said. A statement said the funeral would be a private service for the family. “No further details will be ...

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