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Dawn Leaks controversy: Army recants ‘rejection’ tweet Dawn Leaks controversy: Army recants ‘rejection’ tweet
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday recanted its statement which rejected as ‘incomplete’ the notification issued by the Prime Minister’s Office to punish those involved in the Dawn Leaks scandal. “The tweet [posted by the Inter-Services Public Relations director general] on April 29, 2017 was not aimed at any government office or person,” the military’s media wing said in a statement. ...
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Fazl says he was offered money to back PTI's 'agenda' in K-P Fazl says he was offered money to back PTI's 'agenda' in K-P
PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman claimed on Tuesday that he had been offered money and a place in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government in 2013 in exchange for “de-Islamising” the province. “Some people backed by the ‘Jewish lobby’ had visited me after the 2013 general elections and offered me to join the K-P government in return for helping them elimi...
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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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