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  • PPP submits adjournment motion in Senate against Hangu attack

    November 25, 2013 9:13 AM 3

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People Party (PPP) on Monday submitted an adjournment motion in the Upper House of Parliament against the US-led drone strike conducted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Hangu district last week which had killed at least five persons, DawnNews reported. Moreover, President Mamnoon Hussain called a session of the today for today 4 pm. Senior

  • Report holds police responsible for Rawalpindi violence

    November 25, 2013 8:57 AM 4

    LAHORE: The fact-finding committee constituted to probe the Rawalpindi incident on Monday presented its report to Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif which held the police responsible for the tragedy, DawnNews reported. Following the Ashura violence in Rawalpinidi, the chief minister had constituted a three-member fact finding committee to probe the incident

  • Rawalpindi clashes: Probe report reveals lack of coordination between police, Rangers

    November 25, 2013 8:56 AM 5

    Report furthe­r states that Muharr­am proces­sion reache­d the locati­on of the clashe­s earlie­r than it was schedu­led to. LAHORE: The Fact Finding Committee’s (FFC) report on sectarian clashes in Rawalpindi revealed that there was a lack of coordination between police and Rangers, Express News reported on Monday. After investigating the crime scene

  • Three killed in Karachi violence; 44 suspects arrested in raids

    November 25, 2013 7:52 AM

    KARACHI: At least 44 suspects were arrested Monday during a targeted operation in Karachi whereas three people were killed in different incidents of violence in the city, DawnNews reported. A couple was killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on them near Saleem Centre in Karachi’s North Nazimabad area. The victims, hailing from Surjani Town’s Khuda ki Basti

  • Sartaj leaves for Tehran today  

    November 25, 2013 7:36 AM 3

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s Advisor on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz will leave for Tehran today to attend a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECO) and to discuss the multi-billion dollars Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline with the top leadership of Iran during his two-day visit, Geo News reported. Sources said that Sartaj Aziz would also call on the Iranian

  • Worsening law and order: As K-P burns, political tug of war goes on, says Fazl

    November 25, 2013 5:00 AM 2

    JUI-F chief says provin­cial author­ities in K-P are locked in a battle for power. The eponymous chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Maulana Fazlur Rehman, said on Sunday that the federal government and the provincial authorities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa were locked in a battle for power, while the province was burning due to lawlessness

  • Police apprehends 44 suspects in targeted operation | PAKISTAN

    November 25, 2013 2:29 AM 1

    KARACHI: Police carried out targeted operation in Frontier Colony and Site Area late in the wee hours of Monday, detaining at last 44 suspects and recovering arms and drugs from their possession. SSP Orangi Town Chaudhry Asad, 34 suspects were arrested in the operation in Frontier Colony area of Orangi town. The suspects are being interrogated, he said.

  • Around 4,500 appear in SSUET entry test

    November 25, 2013 2:11 AM 39

    KARACHI - As many as 4500 candidates appeared in the pre-admission entry test for the bachelors degree programmes announced by Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) for the academic year 2014 held at Karachi Expo Centre here on Sunday under the strict security measures. A total of 400 invigilators have performed their duties to look at thousands

  • Bomb blast in North Waziristan kills two security personnel

    November 25, 2013 2:06 AM 7

    Five others were injure­d in the blast. NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A bomb blast killed two security personnel and injured five others in Karimkot, North Waziristan on Sunday, Express News reported. Earlier today, three people were killed in two separate bomb blasts in the Kurram Agency. The explosions took place in Shablan area and Dal area of Parachinar

  • Ulema prepare code for sectarian harmony

    November 25, 2013 1:44 AM 8

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 24: Maulana Hafiz Mohammad Tahir Ashrafi, chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council and a member of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), has come up with a 14-point code of conduct to be observed by religious organisations to end sectarian violence in the country. The Maulana forwarded the code to the CII secretariat on Sunday with a request