Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mine blast kills five in Muzaffarabad

MUZAFFARABAD: Police has confirmed the death of five coal miners, who were trapped in a coal mine near Muzaffarabad on Sunday after a gas explosion. The rescue operation has been completed, the police

India not responding ‘positively’ for peace process: FM

ISLAMABAD: Newly appointed Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has claimed that India was not responding positively to improve ties despite various overtures from Islamabad. Addressing a press conference

Banned custom of jirga used to settle Shikarpur feud in which 27 people were killed

SANA MAHMOOD SHIKARPUR: Trio of a local elder, a former provincial minister and an ex-MNA mediated a jirga ( - custom banned by SHC - ) to settle a dispute between two warring Jatoi factions near here

Petrol price reduced by Rs 2.80/ litre

ISLAMABAD: Petrol price has been revised in favour of the public as the tariff is reduced by Rs 1.80 per litre as announced by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. “The new prices will become effective midnight,”

I didn’t disrespect SC’s decision regarding my disqualification: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he accepted Supreme Court’s decision regarding his disqualification and resigned because he didn’t want to disrespect the court. Speaking

Internet speed slows down across Pakistan as submarine cable goes offline

LAHORE: Internet speed in most of the cities was slowed down due to some fault in the submarine cable under the sea near Saudi Arabia. The technical team of International Submarine Cable Consortium was

Media an important stakeholder in the democratic system: PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has urged media to play its role in a responsible and unbiased manner.       “The media is an important stakeholder in the democratic system,” he

Three Kashmiris killed in Indian forces firing in IoK

SRINAGAR: Indian forces today killed three Kashmiri youngsters during the protests in the Indian-occupied Kashmir, Indian media reported. The forces surrounded Amargarh in Spore area of Baramulla district

Peace and development interlinked with Op Radd-ul-Fasaad: Interior minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad will be completed as peace and development are interlinked. Addressing a ceremony here on Friday,


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