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December 17, 2018 12:00 AM Ready to look after Kartarpur Gurdwara for life: Indian Punjab CM

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Indian Punjab Maharaja Captain Amarinder Singh has said that Kartarpur Corridor will play the role of a bridge to enhance peace and friendship between the peoples of India and Pakistan. Talking to the correspondent from Chandigarh by telephone on Saturday, he said that he was ready to take the responsibility of looking after

December 16, 2018 1:22 PM We must act decisively against all purveyors of hate: Shrieen Mazari

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Human Rights Dr. Shrieen Mazari, on the 4th anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar massacre incident, said that the implementation of National Action Plan should be made a success at any cost to avenge the loss of innocent souls. In her message on social networking portal Twitter on Sunday, she said, "Today, four year back, we still

December 16, 2018 9:09 AM Army says military courts finalized 546 cases out of 717 since establishment

RAWALPINDI: Since establishment of military courts cases of 717 suspected terrorists were sent to them by the federal government and out of these 546 cases have been finalized. According to the details issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Sunday, out of the 546 finalized cases, 310 terrorists were awarded death penalty while 234 were awarded

December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers seek district status for upper Swat

MINGORA: Lawyers here on Saturday launched a movement to press the government to declare upper Swat as a separate district. The lawyers held a rally and marched towards the Matta Press Club. They threatened to take to the streets if their demand was not met. Speaking on the occasion, the lawyers, including Matta Bar Association president Mohammad Haleem

December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Four killed in Haripur incidents

HARIPUR: Four persons, including a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) activist, were killed and four others injured in different parts of the district, police said on Saturday. According to officials of Sera-e-Saleh Police Station, two labourers were busy cleaning a well in Changi Bandi village when one of them fell unconscious. The second one climbed down to take his colleague

December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Punjab set priorities after reviewing resources: Buzdar

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said the Punjab government has set its priorities after a detailed review of resources and circumstances of the province. He was speaking at a seven-hour long marathon meeting held here on Saturday to review the progress of the 100-day agenda of the provincial government. Ministers and secretaries

December 16, 2018 12:00 AM NA standing committees: Chairmanship of 23 to go to govt, 19 to opposition

ISLAMABAD: Following the government’s decision to give chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, the government and opposition have also agreed on a formula for chairmanship of the National Assembly standing committees. Under the formula, the chairmanship of 23 standing

December 15, 2018 5:24 PM Pakistan lodges protest with Iran over Ketch terrorist attack

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday summoned Iranian envoy and lodged a protest over yesterday’s ambush during which six soldiers embraced martyrdom. According to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday, Iranian ambassador was called to the Foreign Office to lodge a protest against terrorist attack on FC convoy along Pakistan-Iran order

December 15, 2018 2:44 PM Lahore court acquits two suspects involved in murder of Indian spy Sarabjit Singh

A district and sessions court in Lahore on Saturday acquitted two suspects accused of killing Indian spy Sarabjit Singh inside Kot Lakhpat jail in April 2013, DawnNewsTV reported. Additional District and Sessions Judge Moin Khokar issued directives to release Amir Tanba and Mudasir Munir from custody after all witnesses retracted their statements. The suspects

December 15, 2018 1:05 PM Karachi anti-encroachment drive a provincial matter: Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: Water Resources Minister Muhammad Faisal Vawda Saturday said the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in Karachi was completely a provincial matter and the federal government had nothing to do with its affairs. The Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf government was extending its maximum support to the Sindh government for ensuring the basic facilities of life to the citizen