Tuesday , 24 April 2018


Pak-Afghan border to stay closed till region cleansed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s frontier with Afghanistan will remain closed until the border regions are purged of remnants of terrorists. The decision was taken in a high-level huddle of the civil and military leaders which was convened on Friday to review the gains made thus far in Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. Pakistan asks Afghanistan to hand over 76 terrorists immediately “Currently, cleansing and combing operations ... Read More »

Increase in petroleum prices causes inflation to rise 4.2%

ISLAMABAD: The pace of inflation increased to 4.2% in February owing to the surge in prices of petroleum products and perishable food items, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said Thursday. The annual inflation rate measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which captures the prices of 481 commodities in urban centres, was recorded at 4.22% in February compared with the same ... Read More »

College student gunned down in Abbottabad

ABBOTTABAD: A college student was gunned down in Abbottabad, police said on Thursday. He was among three people who were killed in different incidents in the Hazara division on Thursday. Police and eyewitnesses said that Samiullah, the son of Abdul Wakeel and a resident of Dasu in Kohistan, was studying at the Government Degree College for Boys Abbottabad. He was sitting ... Read More »

Cordiality sends foes packing, says Chaudhry Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said good coordination and close cooperation between civil and military leadership is in the national interest of the state. The interior minister stated this while addressing senior military officers from the National Defence University in Islamabad on Thursday. “Better civil-military relations in Pakistan are always a sore sight for our foes as well as ... Read More »

PHC seeks reports of 10 missing persons every week

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has sought reports about 10 missing persons every week in order to provide relief to the grieving families who have been knocking the court’s door for justice since the last five to six years. A division bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) comprising Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Ikramullah was hearing different petitions ... Read More »

PPP Senior Leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim passes away


    KARACHI:  Senior Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim died in the early hours of Saturday at a local private hospital in Karachi, local media reported. Makhdoom Amin, 76, was diagnosed with blood cancer and had been in critical condition for some time. Fahim’s body is being transported to his hometown of Hala, where his funeral prayers will ... Read More »

How Hindus celebrate Diwali in Karachi’s Sri Ratneswar Mahadev temple

Diwali is a five-day festival which commences from the first day of the Karthik month, in the Hindu calendar. Hindus celebrate this occasion with much fanfare, by cleaning their homes and bazaars. Also, Hindus don new clothes for the occasion. While children play with firecrackers, special preparations are made to offer prayers to their deity Laxmi and the famous delicacy ... Read More »

JF-17 fighter finds buyer at Dubai Air Show: report

JF-17 fighter finds buyer at Dubai Air Show: report

Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic) and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex closed the deal with an unidentified buyer at the air show, the newspaper said, citing an Avic statement. It did not say when the contract was signed or how many jets were sold. “Several potential buyers have expressed to us their strong intention of introducing the aircraft,” Liu Yu, deputy ... Read More »



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