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  • Possible NWA operation triggers exodus

    February 22, 2014 10:14 PM 18

    Scores of residents near the Pak-Afghan border have started migrating to safer places in realm of a possible military operation in North Waziristan Agency (NWA). According to details, residents of NWA have started to leave the area for safer places as a military operation by Pakistan Army is expected anytime. The area is primarily occupied by local and foreign

  • PTI, Asma Jahangir trade barbs

    February 22, 2014 6:14 PM 15

    Former SCBA presid­ent says she statnd­s by her stance of Imran being an immatu­re politi­cian. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) representatives and former Supreme Court Bar Association president Asma Jahangir traded barbs on Friday after the latter was accused of insulting the PTI chief. PTI Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari said on Fridat

  • Qatar Envoy meets Shahbaz Sharif

    February 22, 2014 3:30 PM 19

    LAHORE: Ambassador of Qatar, Sayar Abdul Rahman Jassim AlMawdah called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to discuss matters of mutual interest and promotion of bilateral relations here Saturday. The Chief Minister said that old friendly relations existed between Pakistan and Qatar and Pakistan always gave great importance to relations

  • LCCI launches online CO for exports

    February 22, 2014 2:54 PM 25

    LAHORE: As a part of its ongoing digitalization drive and a giant leap towards paperless business environment, the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Saturday launched online version of Certificate of Origin (CO), an integral part of export documents. The CO is used for varification that the exported products were wholly obtained, produced or manufactured

  • 3 female university students rescued after 16 hours of being locked in hostel

    February 22, 2014 2:26 PM 19

    No food or water was availa­ble in their rooms. ISLAMABAD: Three female students, who were locked in their hostel rooms for 16 hours by the Islamic University hostel warden, were rescued on Saturday, Express News reported. The university administration had locked three students R*, H* and N* in their rooms since last night and allegedly threatened them with serious

  • Pakistan demands release of its prisoners from India

    February 22, 2014 1:28 PM 23

    ISLAMABAD: Following the death of a Pakistani prisoner in a prison in occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has demanded of India to release on humanitarian grounds all such prisoners who have completed their sentences, foreign office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam told Dawn.com on Saturday. A Pakistani prisoner, Shaukat Ali, who was arrested by authorities

  • Shaukat Yousufzai

    February 22, 2014 11:39 AM 17

    PESHAWAR- Showing his dismay over the deadlock in peace process, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s health minister Shaukat Yousafzai today said Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) supports the dialogue process if it is held within the parameters of the constitution. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the fourth phase of Sehat Ka Insaf program in Peshawar Shaukat

  • 11 suspects held in Rangers raids  

    February 22, 2014 11:28 AM 20

    Karachi: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Saturday arrested 11 suspects in different raids and recovered weapons from their possession. Rangers spokesman said targeted raids were conducted in Jam Memon Goth, Ghreebabad, Jamali Goth, Janjal Goth, Pehalwan Goth, Hussain Hazara Goth, Natha Khan Goth, Dawood Chali, Kausar Town, Kanwari Colony, Mianwali Colony and Masroor

  • MQM invites Karachiites to solidarity rally tomorrow

    February 22, 2014 11:12 AM 28

    Rally will pay tribut­e to the sacrif­ices made by the law enforc­ement agenci­es: Khalid Maqboo­l Siddiq­ui KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announced that the party will be holding a solidarity rally tomorrow (Sunday) to show a united front against terrorism, Express News reported. The rally, to be held at 3pm in Karachi

  • Security forces do not have TTP’s women and children in custody: ISPR

    February 22, 2014 8:56 AM 24

    Reject­ing TTP allega­tions, ISPR spokes­person says it was basele­ss propag­anda by the TTP. ISLAMABAD: Security forces do not have the women and children of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) members in custody, according to the Inter Services Public relations, Express News reported on Saturday. Rejecting the allegations levelled by the TTP, ISPR spokesperson