No KBD sans Sindhis’ nod: Imran

LARKANA - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Friday said that his party would not support division of Sindh and the construction of Kalabagh Dam against the wishes of Sindhi people. Imran Khan arrived in a special plane at Mohenjo-Daro airport from where he led a caravan to Aliabad. He ...

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    , By Terence J Sigamony

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  • Indian troops martyr 3 Kashmiris

    , By APP

    ISLAMABAD : Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred three innocent Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district.The troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation in the Tral area of the district, Kashmir Media Service reported. Meanwhile, a 17-year-old youth, Zakir ...

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  • JI out against interest-based economy

    , By Our Staff Reporter

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  • Obama phones Nawaz, vows to bolster ties

    , By Agencies

    ISLAMABAD - Only a day after Pakistan and Russia signed a historic military pact, US President Barack Obama Friday called Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed desire to improve bilateral ties between the two countries.According to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement, the US president ...

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  • 22 militants killed in air strikes

    , By Our Staff Reporters/Agencies

    PESHAWAR - The Pakistan Army said on Friday it had killed 22 militants in air strikes in Khyber tribal district. "22 terrorists were killed today in Khyber agency (a tribal district) in precise aerial strikes," it said in a statement.Besides, security sources said that as many as six hideouts of ...

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  • 3 MQM MPAs injured in grenade attack

    , By Mansoor Khan

    KARACHI - Three members provincial assembly (MPAs) were wounded in a bomb attack at the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s camp in Orangi Town here on Friday. Police officials said the MQM’s camp - set up for ongoing country-wide membership drive - was the target. District West SSP Irfan Baloch ...

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    , By Online

    PESHAWAR : Earthquake tremors were felt in Islamabad and northwestern parts of Pakistan, including Peshawar, Mansehra and surrounding areas. The epicentre of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake was located in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan and Tajikistan and at a depth of 232.4 kilometres, the ...

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    , By Our Staff Reporter

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    , By Our Staff Reporter

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    , By NNI

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    , By Online

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  • Hindu temple attacked

    , By Monitoring

    TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN - Some unknown miscreants on Friday intruded on a Hindu temple in Tando Muhammad Khan, a city of Simdh province, and burnt idols and sacred books lying there.It was the first incident of its nature in this area against which the nationalist parties staged a protest. According to ...

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  • Govt advised not to confront PTI protesters on 30th

    , By Jawad R Awan

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    , By Tahir Niaz

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  • Zahid Hamid tenders resignation

    , By Asma Ghani

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    , By APP

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