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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary

SIALKOT: Four more civilians, including a woman and her minor son, were martyred and more than a dozen injured on Saturday when the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling at different sectors in Sialkot along the Working Boundary. The BSF targeted Bajwat, Chaprar, Charwah, Harpal and other sectors from late Thursday

January 20, 2018 2:33 AM Man arrested in Peshawar for armed attack on girl student

PESHAWAR: The city police on Friday arrested an alleged eve-teaser on charges of attempted murder and assault on a girl student, police said. An official of Faqirabad police station told Dawn that they had arrested the alleged eve-teaser identified as Gohar Khan, 47, a resident of Sardar Ahmed Jan Colony, on the complaint of the seventh grader. The official

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Nisar new president of Pakistan Badminton Federation

KARACHI: Nisar Ahmed Shahwani of Balochistan and Wajid Ali Chaudhry of Punjab were elected as president and secretary, respectively, of Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) on Friday. The electoral meeting was held at the Punjab Olympic Association’s (PbOA) office at Lahore. Pakistan Sports Board’s (PSB) senior official Raja Zulfiqar Akhtar and PbOA’s

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Rs12 bn corruption detected in six housing societies: Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate sub-committee on Cabinet was informed on Friday that corruption of Rs12 billion has been detected in six housing societies in Islamabad. The meeting chaired by its chairperson Senator Kulsoom Parveen discussed various irregularities in housing societies, laws which regulate societies. An official informed the meeting that an audit

January 19, 2018 5:53 PM Karachi traffic police official to get cash reward Rs 50 000

KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh Police A D Khawaja on Friday announced to give cash reward Rs 50,000 to SO Traffic Section Mazar-e-Quaid-e-Azam Talat Hussain on his timely action resulted in on-spot arrest of two alleged dacoit. The accused namely Syed Muhammad Nadeem Rizvi and Raheemuddin were arrested and two allegedly snatched cellular phones

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Forex reserves slip to $19.77bln

KARACHI: The liquid foreign exchange reserves of the country declined $249 million during a week, owing to external debt servicing, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said on Thursday. The foreign exchange reserves of the country slipped to $19.771 billion by the week ended January 12, 2018 as compared to $20.02 billion during the preceding week. During

January 18, 2018 12:00 AM PJF picks Shah, Qaiser for training in Hungary

KARACHI: Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) has finalised Japan-based Olympian Shah Hussain and Qaiser Khan Afridi for the Hungary training tour, a senior official of the federation said on Wednesday. “Yes, we have finalised Shah and Qaiser for the tour,” PJF vice-president Masood Ahmed told ‘The News’. “The third judoka will be decided in a couple of days,” he added 4

January 16, 2018 1:30 PM Cleared troubled areas from terrorists of all hues and colours: Gen. Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka on a two days official visit on invitation from his counterpart. The Army Chief held meetings with the Sri Lankan military leadership including the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chiefs of all three services. General Bajwa also visited the Command and Staff College 4

January 16, 2018 1:18 PM Gen Bajwa meets top Sri Lankan military leadership, discusses ways to improve defence ties

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on Tuesday and held meetings with the top Sri Lankan military leadership, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. Visiting on an invitation from his Sri Lankan counterpart, Gen Bajwa met the chief of defence staff and chiefs of all three services 4

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM WHO says ‘high’ cholera risk in DR Congo capital

KINSHASA: The World Health Organisation on Monday said there was a high risk of a cholera epidemic after flooding in Kinshasa, the teeming and ramshackle capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. "In a big city like Kinshasa, which has between 10 and 12 million inhabitants, the rains and the floods make the risk of a spread of this epidemic very high," the WHO’s 5