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  • Gen Bajwa says Pakistan views Palestine issue at par with Kashmir issue

    December 12, 2017 1:50 PM

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that Pakistan views the unresolved Palestinian issue at par with the Kashmir issue. The COAS reassured this to Ambassador of Palestine His Excellency Walid A.M. Abu Ali, who called on him at the  General Head Quarters,  the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

  • Murree receives 4-inch snowfall in last 24 hours

    December 12, 2017 12:54 PM

    Muree and its suburbs have been receiving snowfall intermittently since last night. Four inches of snow has been recorded so far in the area and it is expected that cold winds will continue to blow in the coming week. Neelum Valley, Nikyaal and close by areas have been continuously receiving rain and slight snowfall. While Nanga Parbat, Batuga and Babusar

  • Pakistan Naval Chief Admiral Abbasi visits Turkey

    December 12, 2017 12:54 PM 1

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Tuesday arrived in Turkey of on an official visit. During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Commander Turkish Fleet, Vice Admiral Ercument TATLIOGLU and Commander of Turkish Northern Sea Area, Rear Admiral (UH) Iskender YILDIRIM. Upon his arrival at Turkish Fleet Headquarters Golcuk

  • Car sales post robust growth

    December 12, 2017 2:05 AM

    KARACHI: Car sales continued to show robust growth, reaching 87,273 units in July-November against 71,877 units in same period in the previous fiscal year. The bus segment remained in the red as overall sales plunged to 276 units from 468. However, assemblers of heavy vehicles covered up their bus sales losses with surging sales of trucks which swelled

  • Sami calls for Fata’s merger with KP

    December 12, 2017 12:00 AM 3

    NOWSHERA: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq on Monday said that anti-state elements would continue to use the tribal areas for activities against Pakistan until it was merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Speaking to the participants of the Jamaat-e-Islam (JI) long march for the merger of tribal areas into the province at Darul Uloom

  • Pakistan terms Modi’s meddling allegations 'baseless'

    December 11, 2017 6:09 PM 3

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has described Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation of interference in Gujarat elections as utterly baseless and irresponsible. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a tweet, said India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate. He went on to say electoral victories should be made on one’s own strength

  • PSL spot-fixing case: Nasir Jamshed handed 1 year ban by PCB

    December 11, 2017 8:53 AM 2

    Tainted opener Nasir Jamshed, believed to be a prime suspect in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case, has been handed a one-year ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), a top PCB official told DawnNews on Monday. The ACU decided to ban Jamshed for obstruction of investigation and non-cooperation with the PCB. The main charges

  • KP MPA Ziaullah Afridi seeks dismissal of petition filed 'with malicious intent' by PTI

    December 11, 2017 7:31 AM 2

    MPA Ziaullah Afridi's lawyer on Monday filed an application in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) asking for dismissal of the petition filed against his client by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. The lawyer in his request alleged that the petition was filed against Afridi — a former PTI minister — with malicious intent and therefore

  • Expats to have bank account in Pakistan

    December 11, 2017 12:00 AM 5

    DUBAI: Pakistan’s money monitoring authority State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has clearly vowed to make mandatory for Pakistanis living abroad to open bank accounts back home to transfer money legally. It is expected that the move would be helpful to curb illegal transfer of money and frauds. Executive Director State Bank of Pakistan Syed Irfan Ali was speaking

  • Five PML-N lawmakers announce to resign

    December 10, 2017 11:20 PM 3

    FAISALABAD: Five PML-N lawmakers announced their resignations from national and provincial assemblies during a Khatm-i-Nabuwwat conference organised by Pir Sialvi in Faisalabad on Sunday. As per details, initially two MNAs and three while three MPAs have announced to quit, included Ghulam Bibi Bharwana from Jhang, Dr Nisar Ahmed Jutt from Faisalabad