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July, 2016


Rao Aamir

Executive Editor 10 Years Experience

Army to remain in tribal areas till 2019, NA body told

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ISLAMABAD: Talking to media personnel after being briefed by military officials on the progress of operation Zarb-i-Azb Thursday, NA Standing Committee on Defence Chairman Rohail Asghar said Pakistan Army will remain in the country’s tribal areas till 2019. The PML-N MNA went on to say that several abettors of terrorists had also been held or eliminated during operations, adding that it won’t be a “big deal” if politicians are arrested as a result of operations. “Nothing is more important than Pakistan,” said Asghar. Asghar said around 64,000 internally displacedRead More

Rains, landslides kill 9 in Azad Kashmir


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Girls secure top positions in SSC-II exams


ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) announced the matriculation results on Tuesday, with the top positions being secured by girls. The top three positions were secured by students of various educational institutions being run by the armed forces while students of Army Public Schools and Fauji Foundation in various cities bagged the first six positions. A total of 82,894 students appeared in the exam of which 65,890 passed. The pass percentage was recorded at 79.49pc with a 3.38 GPA. The results showed that the GPA andRead More

Suicide bomber kills six in NW Pakistan: officials

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Peshawar (Pakistan) – A suicide bomber killed at least six people and wounded 31 others when he blew himself up outside a local government office in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area on Tuesday, officials said. Pakistani paramedics treat an injured blast victim at a hospital in Peshawar on September 1, 2015 after a suicide bomb attack in the town of Jamrud in the Khyber tribal agency bordering Afghanistan © AFP Hasham Ahmed Pakistani paramedics treat an injured blast victim at a hospital in Peshawar on September 1, 2015 afterRead More

Gilgit-Baltistan: By-election in GBLA-18 to be held today


CHILAS (Dunya News) –By-polls in Gilgit-Baltistan’s constituency GBLA-18 Diamir-4 Tangir will be held today (Tuesday). All arrangements have been finalized to hold the election in peaceful manner, Dunya News reported. A close contest is expected between PML-N candidate Imran Wakeel and JUI candidate Haji Gulbar Khan. The seat fell vacant after the death of PML-N leader Haji Muhammad Wakeel. Voting for by-election in GBLA-18 will start at 08:00am and continue till 04:00pm. At least 15,645 voters will be exercising their voting rights. Pakistan Army and police personnel haveRead More

24 suspects held in Peshawar raids

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PESHAWAR: Peshawar police on Wednesday arrested 24 suspects during search operation carried out in Hayatabad area of Peshawar. Those arrested include five Afghan nationals who are living in the city without documents. Arms and ammunition were recovered from them. – See more at:

Sindh on alert to face new spell of rains

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KARACHI: With a fresh warning about a new weather system entering the province, the Sindh government has alerted all the relevant ministries – from relief to local government departments – to be ready to implement the contingency plans they had prepared in advance for the monsoon season, officials said on Tuesday. “The ministries, including the health, education, local government and relief departments have been put on alert. The chief minister has asked all of them to ensure that precious lives are saved and loss of property should remain minimal,” saidRead More

Malala visits world’s largest refugee camp

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DADAAB (Kenya): Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai spent her 19th birthday on Tuesday visiting the world’s largest refugee camp to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as Dadaab camp faces pressure to close after quarter of a century. Since last year, Malala has been in contact via Skype with a group of girls in Dadaab, said Taylor Royle, her spokesman. “I am here to speak for my unheard sisters of Somalia striving for education every day,” Malala said on Tuesday, explaining that on each birthday she chooses a regionRead More