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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM War on terror: 1,655 cops sacrificed lives in KP

PESHAWAR: As many as 1,655 officers and jawans of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have sacrificed their lives in line of duty during the long years of war against terror and till the 1st quarter of the year 2018. Capital City Police rendered more sacrifices than the cops of other districts in the war against terror. It lost 458 cops till the end of March last, an official

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM CNS vows to make Asian Tour event at KGC huge success

KARACHI: The organisers of the CNS Open Golf Championship, which will mark the return of the Asian Tour to Pakistan, on Tuesday vowed to make the US$300,000 tournament a mega success. Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, the Chief of Naval Staff, said in a statement that Pakistan’s golfing fraternity was thrilled to welcome back the Asian Tour.The Asian Tour will make a welcome 2

April 17, 2018 9:40 AM US official confirms restriction on Pak diplomats

WASHINGTON: A senior official of Trump Administration has confirmed that Pakistani diplomats cannot move without seeking prior permission from the concerned authorities in the State Department. In an interview with VOA's Uzbek service, Thomas Shannon, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, said this restriction was placed in response to the same conditions 1

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM KP Police issue quarterly crime report

PESHAWAR: The Capital City Police seized more ammunition than any other district in the province while Mansehra remained on top in recovery of narcotics during the first quarter of the current year, official statistics said on Monday. Peshawar stood first followed by Abbotabad and Lakki Marwat in recovery of arms in the first quarter of the year. In recovery 1

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Bid to smuggle heroin abroad thwarted

PESHAWAR: The Anti Narcotics Force foiled two bids to smuggle heroin abroad, an official said on Monday. The official said 890 grams of heroin was recovered from one Mustaqeem of Kohat who was on his way to Sharjah through an international flight at the Bacha Khan International Airport. Also, 560 grams of heroin were recovered from one Aziz of Hangu

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Oscar-winning ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ director dies at 86

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Oscar-winning Czech-born film director Milos Forman, known for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo´s Nest" and "Amadeus," has died aged 86, his agents told AFP on Saturday. "I heard from (Forman's wife) Martina Forman very early this morning letting me know Milos passed away at Danbury Hospital near his home in Warren, Connecticut," his friend

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa Gupta plane grounded in corruption probe

JOHANNESBURG: A private jet used by a business family at the heart of corruption allegations against ex-president Jacob Zuma has been flown back to South Africa where it was grounded by a court order, an official said on Saturday. The Bombardier Global 6000 landed at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg late Friday night from Dubai with just two pilots 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Over Rs59b proposed for Water Division in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: The government has proposed allocation of Rs 59.009 billion for Water Resource Division for upcoming budget 2018-19 including Rs 18 billion for construction of much awaited Diamer Basha Dam, The News has learnt. The government has created unique head, first time in recent history, and proposed allocation of Rs11.588 billion for priority projects

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM PPDC ex-official arrested for Rs 232m corruption

Lahore: An important development has been made in Punjab Power Development Company (PPDC) case by NAB, Lahore, as former Chief Finance Officer Ikram Naveed has been arrested for Rs 232 million corruption. According to NAB, accused Ikram was given the responsibility to observe the financial matters of PPDC but he made bogus payments and misused his powers 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Nepal seeks more trade with Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: Nepal wants to further boost bilateral trade and economic relations with Pakistan, a foreign official said on Saturday. Speaking at the Gems and Jewellery exhibition held under the auspicious of Capital Gems Traders Association Rawalpindi-Islamabad, Nepalese Ambassador Sewa Lamsal Adhikari said that the two countries have tremendous potential 1