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Pak Army will respond to 'foolish' offensives with 'full might': Lt Gen Aamir Riaz Pak Army will respond to 'foolish' offensives with 'full might': Lt Gen Aamir Riaz
In the wake of the recent Pakistan-Afghanistan border clash, Commander Southern Command Lt General Aamir Riaz said on Sunday that the Pakistan Army would respond to such “foolish” offensives from the other side with its “full might”. “We were forced to retaliate and had to destroy four or five Afghan check-posts after they [the Afghan forces] tried to enter our territory,” the military official...
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Four civilians injured as Indian forces target village with mortars along LoC Four civilians injured as Indian forces target village with mortars along LoC
Four civilians including a minor child were injured as India targeted a village along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday evening, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. “Indian troops committed ceasefire violation and targeted civilians with mortars in village Thruti in Nikiyal sector at LoC. Four civilians injured,” said a statement of the military’s media wing. It added that P...
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Govt to allay military’s concerns on Dawn Leaks Govt to allay military’s concerns on Dawn Leaks
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday assured the Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa that the military’s reservations over the Dawn Leaks notification would be addressed. According to reports, PM Nawaz and Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif held a low-key meeting with the Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the PM House on Thursday. During the meeting, ...
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Supreme Court summons SBP, SECP heads over nominees for Panama case JIT Supreme Court summons SBP, SECP heads over nominees for Panama case JIT
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and chairman Securities and Exchange Commission Pakistan (SECP) over a list of nominees submitted for a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing into the Panamagate case. A three-judge special bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan summoned SBP governor and SECP chairman along with a list of all grade 18 a...
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DG ISI quietly visits Kabul to discuss intelligence-related issues DG ISI quietly visits Kabul to discuss intelligence-related issues
ISLAMABAD: The head of Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency on Tuesday quietly visited Kabul as part of efforts by the two estranged neighbours to reset their ties particularly in the field of intelligence cooperation. This was the first visit by Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar as Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and came at a time when relations between Islamabad and Kabul are at t...
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Plot targeting Chaudhry Nisar foiled, 2 'terrorists' killed in Wah Plot targeting Chaudhry Nisar foiled, 2 'terrorists' killed in Wah
A terror plot targeting Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was foiled after the Rangers and police killed two suspected terrorists in a raid in Wah Cantonment, Rawalpindi early Monday morning. Intelligence agencies had issued an alert a few days ago, warning that there could be a terrorist attack near the Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF) in Wah. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Wah...
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Nawaz must answer for allegations against the army: Imran Nawaz must answer for allegations against the army: Imran
KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Sunday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will have to answer for the allegations levelled at the army in the Dawn Leaks scandal. “The prime minister of a democratic state should be answerable to the nation if he criticises the country’s armed forces when they are engaged in war,” he said at the PTI’s Huqooq-e-Karachi rally on Sunday. He ...
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Imran says ready to reveal name of person who offered Rs10b on 'Sharifs' behalf' Imran says ready to reveal name of person who offered Rs10b on 'Sharifs' behalf'
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said he would reveal the name of the person who offered him Rs10 billion on “behalf of the Sharif family” if the Supreme Court provide him protection. “The Sharifs have a history of suppressing people. Therefore, first I will ask the Supreme Court to provide protection to the person who brought me the offer of Rs10bn made by the Sharif family t...
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NEPRA announces Rs4.35 per unit tariff cut NEPRA announces Rs4.35 per unit tariff cut
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has decided to cut electricity tariff by Rs4.35 per unit for the months of February and March in order to adjust for cheaper fuel prices in the international market. According to the power regulatory body, consumers will witness the fuel price adjustment reflected in their power bills next month. The reduction is expected to provide them ...
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Govt offered me Rs10b to stay mum on Panama case, claims Imran Govt offered me Rs10b to stay mum on Panama case, claims Imran
PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan claimed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government had offered him Rs10 billion to stay silent and back down in the Panama Papers case. Addressing a gathering of party leaders and workers after visiting the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Peshawar, Khan said if Sharif’s government had so much money at its disposal to...
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