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December 17, 2017 10:12 AM Gen Bajwa to brief Senate on national security

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa will brief the Senate in an in-camera meeting of the Committee of the Whole House over national security paradigm and emerging geopolitical situation in the region. The briefing would be held on Tuesday morning, according to the notification issued by the Senate Secretariat. The Director General Military Operation

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Former govts looted exchequer, says CM adviser

PESHAWAR: Adviser to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shakeel Ahmad Khan Advocate Saturday said former public representativeshad looted the national exchequer and made properties in Dubai and other European countries. He made it clear that they would be made accountable in courts. He was speaking to a public meeting held at near Batkhela which was also addressed

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Journalists being provided with health cards: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said journalists are also being provided with Health Cards under the Prime Minister’s Health Scheme. She stated this while addressing the MoU signing ceremony that has held between National Press Club (NPC) and PIMS hospital in Islamabad. The minister said the government

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Yao formally appointed envoy to Pakistan

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping formally appointed a seasoned diplomat Yao Jing as Chinese ambassador to Pakistan. The appointment was made upon approval from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, according to a statement by the national legislature. Yao Jing will soon present his diplomatic credentials to President of Pakistan in Islamabad

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Toll rises to three dead after Indonesia quake

JAKARTA: At least three people have been killed following a strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake on Indonesia´s main island of Java, an official said Saturday. The quake struck at a depth of 91 kilometres (56 miles) just outside the coastal town of Cipatujah on Java island late Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The tremor was felt across the island including

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Ex-wrestler Mian Aziz dies

LAHORE: Former national wrestler and Old Ravian Mian Abdul Aziz of Gawalmandi breathed his last at the age of 80. He won Inter-collegiate flyweight mat wrestling championship in Govt Collge in early 60s. He was uncle of ex-international; weightlifter Akeel Javed Butt. He was father of Mohsin Aziz, Ahmed, Haseeb and Faisal. Qul of Mian Abdul Aziz will be held on Sunday

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Crescent clinch hockey crown

LAHORE: Crescent School defeated Aitchison College 2-0 in the final of Himont Cup Inter-school Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore. Hannan Shahid, grandson of late Afzal Manna (Olympic silver medallist 1964) and Aqeel Ahmed scored for the Crescent School. The well contested final was thoroughly enjoyed by the spectators including

December 16, 2017 6:49 AM Bilawal laments inaction after APS tragedy

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari thinks the country has failed to implement the National Action Plan that was devised following the attack on Peshawar's Army Public School (APS). In his message on the the third anniversary of APS attack, the  PPP chairman said in tweet, "3 years after the #APS tragedy we continue

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Peru’s president defies impeachment threat over payments scandal

LIMA: Peru’s center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday he would not resign in the face of possible impeachment over payments to a firm he owned by a Brazilian company that has bribed politicians across Latin America. In a defiant national address flanked by members of his cabinet and party lawmakers, Kuczynski said he owned Westfield

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM SC verdict proves Imran’s innocence, says Khattak

NOWSHERA: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Friday said that the Supreme Court verdict in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s assets case was a declaration that he was an unblemished, honest and sagacious leader. Speaking at a public meeting in Jhangira town of the Nowshera district, he said Imran Khan was implicated in a false case but he was cleared