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All wars are miscalculated, no one knows where they lead: PM Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday afternoon addressed the nation and decision makers in neighbouring India to reiterate his message of peace and offer for dialogue. The address came after Pakistan Air Force (PAF) successfully targeted non-military targets across the Line of Control earlier in the day to demonstrate Pakistan’s aggressive capabilities, and shot down two Indian Air Force jets ... Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan appeal to Taliban to join peace talks

The foreign ministers of Pakistan and Afghanistan appealed to Taliban militants to join peace talks following a meeting on Tuesday organised by China to mend strained relations between the two governments. In a joint statement, the three governments called for a “broad-based and inclusive peace and reconciliation process” following near-daily Taliban attacks in areas across Afghanistan. The three governments said ... Read More »

Army chief to visit Waziristan today

Army chief General Raheel Sharif will visit North and South Waziristan on Tuesday to overlook ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb and inaugurate development projects. “COAS will spend his day in South and North Waziristan today on the invitation of local tribes. Significant development projects are being inaugurated,” DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa said on Twitter. On Monday, Army chief ... Read More »

Can New Zealand trump Pakistan this time?

The last time Pakistan lost to New Zealand during a tour to the country was back in 1985 where the Kiwis, under the leadership of Geoff Howarth, beat Javed Miandad-led visitors 2-0 in the three-match Test series. Before that and since then Pakistan have always dominated the Black Caps on their turf in Tests — no series loss in last ... Read More »

New Islamabad Airport: PM wants 2017 deadline met

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to ensure completion of the much-delayed New Islamabad Airport project within the stipulated timeframe. A couple of months back, the PM had stated that airport would be functional by August 2017. According to the official statements, more than 82 per cent of the work on the project ... Read More »

London flats were bought through Qatari investments, Sharif family tells SC

ISLAMABAD: Submitting documentary evidence on the ‘legitimacy’ of their assets before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, claimed a Qatari prince paid for their London apartment. Along with a 397-page document consisting details of transactions as well as receipts of payments since 2011, the Sharif family submitted a letter from a Qatari ... Read More »

Govt asks Ogra not to hike gas rates

ISLAMABAD: In a move that may lead to a tricky legal situation for the regulator, the petroleum and natural resources ministry on Monday asked the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) not to invoke a binding law to notify an increase in gas prices. “The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is informing Ogra to maintain gas prices at the ... Read More »

Nurses to protest outside Dungarvan hospital this afternoon

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) will hold a lunchtime protest from 1.30-3pm today at Dungarvan Community Hospital, Waterford. The action is aimed at highlighting what the organisation says is a shortage of nurses at this 146 bedded care of the older person facility. This will be followed by the commencement of a work to rule at ... Read More »

Pakistan Supreme Court issues notice to PM Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan SC has issued notice to Nawaz Sharif in the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks case. According to report, three of Sharif’s four children’s name figure in Panama Papers. Imran Khan’s party has threatened an ‘Occupy Islamabad’ sit-in on November 2. A file photo of Nawaz Sharif.A file photo of Nawaz Sharif. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Prime ... Read More »

India arrests Pakistan high commission official Abdul Basit for alleged espionage

Pakistan High Commission Staff Officer Akhtar Mehmood has been arrested by Indian police for alleged espionage, Indian media reported. According to reports, the official, a staff member of Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit, was found “possessing defence related documents”. The detained official has been identified as Mehmood Akhtar, according to the Times of India. Further, reports added that Basit was summoned ... Read More »