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The members of triumphant ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Pakistan cricket team attended a reception at the PM office to celebrate their marvelous victory. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced Rs10 million for each member of the Pakistan cricket team in acknowledgement of their historic performance in the...

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has called upon the Judiciary of his country to pursue issues like Kashmir legally and adopt official position on such international issues. Ayatollah Khamenei made these remarks at a meeting with high ranking members of Iran’s judiciary including Chief Justice, Sadeq Amoli Larijani. Khamenei has called Iran’s...

A delegation of American Senators headed by Senator John McCain and included senators Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Whitehouse, Elizabeth Warren and David Perdue visited Pakistan and held meetings with representatives of civilian government and with military leaderships. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Sunday in the meeting with the US delegation...

Cable cars

July 3, 2017

At least 12 people were killed while one sustained severe wounds as passenger lift collapsed near Banwari in Murree on Thursday. The chances of the injured to survive are very slim because they received critical injuries as the car fell to the ground from a height of 400 feet. In remote areas across the country due to negligence of authorities people are compelled to use...

After visit of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa the protesters who were protesting against twin blast in Parachinar that killed over 76 people decided to wrap their demonstration. Army Chief visited Parachinar on Friday to meet with the families of the victims of the twin blasts that tore through the city last week. The army chief met with tribal elders and...

As heavy rains lashed Karachi on Thursday many roads and low lying areas of the city submerged under water. As flooded streets and roads with dirty muddy water, caused traffic logjams many parts of the city were also deprived of power with hundreds of feeders tripping across Karachi. The major rainwater drains – including Gujjar Nullah, Mehmoodabad Nullah, Shadman 14/A...

Pak-US ties

June 30, 2017

The fears that the presence of Donald Trump in White House may prove to be somewhat of a headache for Pakistan are now materializing. The US President and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced each other as friends this week and vowed to work more closely on combating terrorism, the war on Afghanistan and defence cooperation. Worryingly for Pakistan the two leaders...

The death toll from last Friday’s terror attacks in Parachinar has now crossed seventy. The twin blasts were third major bomb attacks to hit Parachinar during this year. Twenty-five people were killed and 87 others injured when an IED targeted busy vegetable market of the city earlier in January this year, while 23 others were killed and 73 wounded when an explosive-laden...

The country was still reeling from the tragic bombings in Quetta and Parachinar in which more than 90 people perished when another struck on Saturday....

Multiple attacks

June 24, 2017

The cities of Quetta and Parachinar were attacked on Friday resulting in deaths of at least 38 people. Quetta was targeted first as a suicide blast that shook Shuhada Chowk in Gulistan Road area resulting in at least 13 deaths. The blast was powerful enough that it was heard across the city, shattering windows of nearby buildings. TV footage showed several badly damaged...

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