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QUETTA (Agencies): Frontier Corps claimed to have foiled a major bid of terrorism by seizing 4000 kilogrammes of explosives, suicide jackets, rockets and other weapons from different parts of Balochistan. Brigadier Tahir Mehmood, the Deputy Inspector General FC, while addressing a press conference on Thursday...

BARA, Oct 28 (INP): Gunship helicopters destroyed several militant hideouts in Tirah Valley on Tuesday in the ongoing offensive in the Khyber tribal region.  Renewed air strikes come against the backdrop of a broader military offensive in the lawless North Waziristan region, where the Pakistan Army has been battling to contain the insurgency since June.  So far, more...

KARACHI, Oct 28 (INP): Corps Commander Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar on Tuesday held meeting with Governor Sindh Ishratul Ibad in Karachi. Both discuss matters of mutual affairs and ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan Agency. The Governor lauded Pak Army’s professional capabilities and termed ‘martyrdom’ of army personnel as a great sacrifice for...

THARPARKARR, Oct 28 (INP): Famine continues to hit Tharparkar mounting the death toll to 29 this month whereas water shortage has increased manifold as 114 tube wells have become dysfunctional. Malnutrition-hit children from the rural areas are being treated at the nutrition ward in Civil Hospital Mithi. According to sources, two out of 30 malnourished children brought...

KARACHI, Oct 28 (INP): The Pakistan Army has stepped in for the relief of drought affected people of Thar in Sindh. The Army moved in the area on the direction of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif who asked the force for all out efforts to save lives and bring relief to the people. According to the ISPR, four companies of Pakistan Army moved from Karachi on Monday...

KARACHI, Oct 28 (INP): As many as 40 suspects including activists of political parties were arrested during search in different areas of the metropolis on Tuesday in connection with murder of a police officer. SP Chaudhry Asad said that after the murder of ASI Rahim Buksh in firing of unknown motorcyclist in Power House Chourangi locality on late Monday night, the police...

LAHORE, Oct 27 (INP): Gullu Butt, the notorious character of the June 17 Model Town incident, on Monday apologised to Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri. Furthermore, Butt retracted once again from his previous statements during a hearing in an Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore, claiming that he had never smashed any vehicles and that the police was lying...

ISLAMABAD, 27 OCT (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday signed Instrument of Ratification of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Government of Republic of Turkey in the field of Urbanization. The President has also signed the Instrument of Ratification of an Agreement between Government of Islamic Republic...

Staff Reporter RAWALPINDI: Certificate Distribution Ceremony of the Course “Politics of Human Development” was held at Fatima Jinnah Women University. The course was run in collaboration with Wellesley College, American Institute of Pakistan Studies and Akhter Hameed Khan Resource Centre (AHKRC). Professor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, Vice Chancellor was the chief guest...

PR LAHORE: ANF in various operations conducted at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Peshawar, foiled several attempts to smuggle narcotics, and seized 114 Kgs of Heroin and 24 Kgs Charas. During operations, 4 drug offenders including a lady peddler were rounded up and 2 vehicles confiscated. Most of the recovered drug was destined abroad. The worth of recovered drugs amounts to Rs....

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