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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Street children footballers to be honoured

RAWALPINDI: Team Kick Off will hold a function on January 25 in honour of the Pakistan football team which has qualified for the 2018 FIFA Street Children World Cup, says a press release. The event — at the Kick Off facility in Jinnah Park here — will be attended by Commander 10 Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza and other senior army officials, with the purpose

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM NAB chairman seeks report on NTS ‘corruption’

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau Justice (R) Javed Iqbal has sought preliminary report on alleged corruption, leak of question papers and other irregularities in the National Testing Service (NTS). The NAB Rawalpindi was tasked with investigating those responsible for allowing the NTS to conduct various examinations despite presence 1

January 18, 2018 7:30 AM Two women martyred in Indian shelling along Working Boundary

RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistan women were martyred and five people including three women injured when Indian Border forces targeted civilian population along the Working Boundary, the army said in a statement on Thursday. “India continues unprovoked cease fire violations. Targeted civilian population along Working Boundary in village Kundan Pur, Chaprar 3

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 15, 2018 2:13 AM Lahore stands to gain five more provincial assembly seats

ISLAMABAD: Lahore, the capital of the largest province in the country, will get five more provincial assembly seats after the fresh demarcation of constituencies, raising its rally from 20 to 25, an analysis of census data reveals. This is in addition to an extra National Assembly seat, which the provincial metropolis has earned by virtue of its 11.1-strong 2

January 15, 2018 12:00 AM ISPR issues public awareness message about fake calls

RAWALPINDI: The media wing of the Pakistan Army, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Sunday issued a public awareness information message to warn citizens about fake telephone calls. There are reports of fake telephone calls being made to general public by individuals impersonating as Pakistan armed forces officials, an ISPR statement said. "The impersonators 5

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM NAB chairman for strict action against illegal housing societies

Islamabad: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), as part of its special initiative, has nabbed 15 corrupt proclaimed offenders (POs) during last three months. National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal, besides issuing directions to arrest corrupt elements, also ordered arrest of POs to curb corruption, a statement Friday said. He directed 2

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM Seasonal flu virus present in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: The virus of influenza A H1N1, commonly called as seasonal flu is present in the environment of town as two patients belonging to Rawalpindi have been confirmed positive for the infection here at Holy Family Hospital. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Thursday has revealed that both the two patients confirmed positive for seasonal flu at HFH achieved 3

January 11, 2018 11:42 PM Success of CPEC imperative for Pakistan, entire region: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that peace in Afghanistan is imperative for enduring peace and stability in the region. In an interview with a private TV Channel, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said “War against terrorism was a difficult phase and we have restored peace in Pakistan.” He added that Afghanistan 3

January 10, 2018 11:32 PM Defence Minister visits Corps Headquarters Peshawar, Khyber Agency

RAWALPINDI: Minister for Defence, Khurram Dastagir Khan visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and Khyber Agency on Wednesday. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Defence Minister was briefed about security situation, ongoing operations, border security management, TDP return and development projects. Dastagir interacted with officers and troops