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ISLAMABAD - The government has announced a major cut in the prices of petroleum products as it has been facing severe criticism by friends and foes alike for not addressing the issues of the common man.The decision to cut prices was announced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while chairing a special meeting of the federal cabinet on Friday."I feel immensely satisfied that the reduction in the prices of petroleum products has been made possible ...

WASHINGTON - The United States State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan of eight Global Response Cutters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $350 million, to safeguard its coastal areas, it was officially announced Friday.“The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale,” the ...

BEIJING - China on Friday hailed an international conference on Afghanistan that it said agreed to launch dozens of programmes to boost development and help the country maintain peace as foreign forces draw down.Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said that under a “Beijing Declaration” the meeting agreed to start 64 programmes covering issues such as trade, investment, infrastructure, disaster management and education.The projects ...

ISLAMABAD - Post-election disqualification of a member of the ...

LAHORE - Taking a futuristic look at the political developments the ...

PESHAWAR - More than 1,50,000 people have fled from northwest ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said ...

KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has said that ...

ISLAMABAD - The Special Court on Friday reserved judgment on former ...

PESHAWAR - As many as 29 Afghan nationals apprehended during the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation from different areas of North Waziristan Agency, were handed over to Afghanistan Friday as a goodwill ...

QUETTA - At least three more polio cases emerged in Balochistan on Friday. National Health Institute confirmed the polio virus in at least three children in Qila Abdullah. Paramedical staff in ...

SWAT - Foiling smuggling bid of arms and ammunition, Pakistan Army on Thursday seized a huge cache of arms from a vehicle at Dargai check post. According to details, security forces promptly acted to ...

PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has said that around 36 thousands displaced families from North Waziristan Agency returned to Kurram Agency from Khost province of ...

PESHAWAR - KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced establishment of zoo in Peshawar besides approving place and funds for it. The chief minister approved Rs100 million for the zoo and also ...

Our Staff ReporterMultanThe activists of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) staged a protest against Bangladeshi Government for sentencing to death JI Bangladesh Ameer Maulana Mutiur Rahman Nizami here on Friday. ...

OUR STAFF REPORTER MUZAFFARGARHThe Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) staged a rally at Chowk Qanwan against the death sentence to the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh Chief Mutiur Rehman Nizami by a so-called ...

OUR STAFF REPORTERNOORPUR THALKhushab DPO Faisal Gulzar has said that the government has taken unprecedented security steps to maintain law and order during the holy month of Muharramul Haram with ...

Our Staff ReporterMIRPUR (AJK)Lambasting New Delhi for manoeuvring for sham elections in the occupied Kashmir, Senior Hurriyat AJK chapter leader and Vice Chairman Jammu Kashmir National Front Altaf ...

Sher GondalMANDI BAHAUDDINJamaat-e-Islami senator Prof Ibrahim has said that there is no rule of law in the country as the rulers have made law of the land their subservient. “Widespread ...

Islamabad- Advisor to the Prime Minister on the National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, met the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing ahead of the Fourth Ministerial Conference of ...

Islamabad- Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique says government's doors are still open for dialogue with the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf to strengthen the democracy in the country. Speaking ...

Islamabad- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed satisfaction over the arrangements made for this year's Hajj. He was chairing the special cabinet meeting in Islamabad today. He felicitated the ...

Lahore- Pakistan International Airlines crew allegedly took 34 Indian passengers to a local hotel in Lahore despite them not having the relevant visas, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) said in a ...

Karachi- Turkmenistan authorities issued a notice to Pakistan International Airlines today for nonpayment of fees related to using the country’s airspace for international flights. PIA uses ...

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Thursday directed for appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner by November 13, rejecting Khursheed Shah’s plea to grant three months’ time for the ...

ISLAMABAD - The two coalition partners in the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) - Thursday looked standing face to face after a ...

STOCKHOLM - Sweden on Thursday officially recognised the state of Palestine, becoming the first EU member in western Europe to do so, prompting Israel to recall its ambassador to Stockholm.“We ...

PESHAWAR - At least seven suspected militants including a commander of Haqqani network were killed in a US drone strike in Birmil tehsil of South Waziristan on Thursday. According to reports, it was ...

KHYBER AGENCY - The security forces claimed to have killed 14 militants in Manday Kas, Speen Kabr and Aka Khel areas of Tehsil Bara, Khyber Agency.The forces sources Thursday said that infantry ...

KHYBER AGENCY - Thousands of civilians forced to flee the Khyber Agency, the military said on Thursday, as it stepped up a two-week-old offensive against Taliban militants in the area.Twenty-one ...

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a special cabinet meeting today wherein performance of the ministers, state ministers and advisors would be evaluated in addition to presentation ...

PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed turbulence on Thursday when the legislators from both treasury and opposition benches exchanged harsh words and even abused each other.The ...

Rawalpindi - The City Traffic Police (CTP) devised Thursday the alternative route plan for mourning procession of 7th Muharram-ul-Harram that was considerably the longest procession of the city.Chief ...

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