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January 15, 2019 1:43 AM US officials due today for talks on Afghan peace process

WASHINGTON: Two key US officials — special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy Assistant to the US president Lisa Curtis — are expected in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks aimed at ensuring the success of a US-backed peace initiative for Afghanistan. The US Department of State announced last week that Mr Khalilzad is visiting India, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Farman says tribal districts to get all facilities

PESHAWAR: Governor Shah Farman said on Monday that people of the merged districts would get all facilities like other developed areas. He expressed these views while talking to a 100-member tribal jirga belonging to erstwhile Frontier Region Peshawar at the Governor's House, said an official handout. The jirga informed the governor about their problems

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Buzdar’s adviser for early payment to sugarcane growers

JHANG: Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Faisal Hayat has said that early payment to sugarcane growers will be ensured. He said this during his visits to sugar mills of the district here on Monday. Faisal Hayat said that deduction in weight of sugarcane would not be allowed at any cost. He said that the district administration

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM White House sought military strike against Iran

WASHINGTON: The White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on Iran after attacks in Iraq last year, sparking concern at the Pentagon and State Department, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The report said the move came after a mortar attack launched by an Iran-linked group on the Baghdad diplomatic quarters home to the US embassy

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Police club job applicants outside hospital

KARACHI: The police Sunday resorted to baton-charge to stop applicants from trying to enter the Civil Hospital. The hospital administration had advertised 300 posts from grades one to five, expecting around a thousand or so applicants but much to their disbelief over 20,000 applicants showed up. The procedure for the applicants was to get a slip from the OPD councils 2

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM 705th Urs of Shah Rukn-e-Alam to commence from 12th

MULTAN: The city district administration has planned foolproof security for the three days 705th urs of Sufi saint Hazrat Shah Rukn-e-Alam, commencing from January 12 to 14. Speaking at the urs arrangement meeting here on Thursday, Deputy Commissioner Mudassar Riaz Malik said that the Auqaf department would be responsible for all arrangements. All departments 1

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Fund launched for Assange

A British charity helping whistleblowers around the world on Thursday launched a legal aid fund for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, warning his expulsion from Ecuador’s embassy in London "may be imminent". The Courage Foundation said Assange’s position in the embassy, where he has been living since seeking refuge there in 2012, was "under increasingly

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Packages distributed among heirs of martyrs

BARA: ‘Shuhada’ packages were distributed among 43 families of martyred tribesmen and personnel of the security forces at a ceremony in Frontier Corps (FC) camp in Milward. Wing Commander of Mahsud Scouts Lt Colonel Imran Khattak attended the ceremony as chief guest. The family members of the martyrs, local elders and district administration officials 1

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Sindh govt officials visit PSCA offices in Lahore

LAHORE: Top-tier Sindh government functionaries visited Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) on Tuesday. The delegation comprising senior officials of the Home Department Sindh, Sindh Police and IT Department met PSCA Chief Operating Officer (COO) Akbar Nasir Khan and Chief Administration Officer Kamran Khan. Secretary IT Sindh Ali Bahadur Qazi and his team consulted 1

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM JAC hails recovery of QAU land

Islamabad: The Joint Action Committee of the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) hailed the district administration's crackdown on the illegal occupation of the university's land and demanded the continuation of the exercise until the eviction of illegal occupants from all 298 acres of campus. In statement issued here on Sunday, the committee, which consists