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At least 7 security officials were martyred after three back-to-back explosions targeted Frontier Corps (FC) and police check posts in Quetta on Tuesday. At least five policemen were martyred and seven others were injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police van on Airport Road in Quetta on Tuesday evening,...

An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber killed at least 57 people including women and children and wounded 119 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election preparations. The assaults underscore growing concerns about security in the lead-up to legislative elections scheduled for October 20, which are seen as a...

In a bid to shift focus from the grave issue of rapes in India, Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi while talking to an event in London once again discussed the illusionary claim of India of a surgical strike of 2016 inside the border of Pakistan. He was present in London to participate in commonwealth summit, and in an event arranged by Indian diaspora he recalled the...

Karachi power crisis

April 22, 2018

Residents of Karachi had more or less forgotten about the miseries of unannounced long power shortages. But all of it changed recently after a tussle merged between Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and K-Electric (KE). Residents are now complaining of shortages of as long as ten to twelve hours and there seems no solution in sight. According to (KE) the loadshedding on...

After Senate polls most of the political parties including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf criticized practice of alleged horse trading in the elections. According to reports, at least 17 PTI lawmakers in KPK allegedly sold their votes during the Senate election, enabling two PPP candidates to be elected from the province where the PPP only has seven MPAs. As Imran Khan questioned...

Hundreds of noisy protesters greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he arrived in London to participate in Commonwealth Summit. The demonstrators included Muslims and Sikhs, who called for end to religious persecution, and human rights activists, who called for end to violence against women. Kashmiris held aloft flags, while others displayed posters depicting...

Science festival

April 19, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday for the first time since being shot by Taliban militants. Her return was seen by many as a major milestone one that shows that Pakistan’s fight against militancy and militant mindset is not only on the right path but is inching closer to complete success. The participation of thousands of children...

Missing persons

April 18, 2018

The chairman of Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, during briefing to the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights accused former president Pervez Musharraf and Qaumi Watan Party chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao of secretly profiting by selling Pakistani citizens to foreign powers. According to Justice (retd) Javed...

The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the nation and armed forces are united in one objective, which is eliminating terrorism. The COAS was addressing the passing-out parade of 137th PMA Long Course, 8th Mujahid Course and 56th Integrated Course held at Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. He said that the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is not merely...

Sryia strikes

April 16, 2018

After the April 7th suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma that reportedly killed at least 70 people, there were fears that the Syrian conflict would worsen with international powers stepping in to take part in direct confrontation. The threat of the conflict spreading to an even larger scale was exacerbated as US President Donald Trump issues threats via...

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