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Suspects arrested in fake currency case have links with RAW

LAHORE : Suspects arrested from a fake currency factory in Lahore have links with India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), probe revealed on Thursday. According to initial investigation, the suspects were in contact with RAW agents in Afghanistan. They use to smuggle fake currency to …

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Zimbabwe, Afghanistan register opening wins

NAGPUR -UNS/AFP: Zimbabwe and Afghanistan got off to winning starts on the opening day of the World Twenty20 after respectively overcoming a scandal-hit Hong Kong and a spirited Scotland in Nagpur Tuesday. Vusi Sibanda struck a fluent half-century to help Zimbabwe defeat Hong Kong by …

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ISPR releases fresh pictures of Shahbaz Taseer

RAWALPINDI -UNS :After confirmation of released of Shahbaz Taseer the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Tuesday night released pictures of Shahbaz Taseer, son of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer who was recovered earlier today. “Latest pics (pictures) of Mr Shahbaz Taseer taken at Quetta, 9:30 …

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23 militants killed in overnight Shawal offensive: ISPR

PESHAWAR: At least 23 militants were killed in air strikes and ground operations that began overnight in Shawal area near the Pak-Afghan border, the military’s media wing claimed on Tuesday. Military spokesman Asim Bajwa said the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Army Aviation’s helicopter gunships …

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Kashmir cannot be precondition for Indo-Pak talks: British FS

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Tuesday said the issue of Jammu and Kashmir should not be a pre-condition for resumption of India-Pakistan dialogue and urged both countries not to provide space to non-state actors, militants and terrorists to derail …

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15 killed in Suicide blast at local court in Charsadda

CHARSADDA -UNS – At least 15 people including three police constables were martyred and 25 others were injured in a suicide blast in the premises of a local court in Charsadda district in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, DPO Charsadda Khalid Sohail said. The bomber attacked as …

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Pakistan Actively Participating For Reconstruction Of Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is actively participating in the international community efforts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Afghanistan. Pakistan Government has already earmarked five hundred million dollars under Prime Minister’s Programme for the purpose. Under this grant, various development projects in health, education and infrastructure sectors …

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Taliban reject peace talks with Afghan government

KABUL: The Taliban on Saturday refused to hold direct peace talks with the Afghan government, dealing a blow to international efforts to revive long-stalled negotiations aimed at ending the deadly 14-year insurgency. The statement, which comes as face-to-face talks were expected to start in Islamabad …

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Fey plays reporter in Afghanistan in “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Tina Fey plays a reporter on assignment Afghanistan in her latest film “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”, based on journalist Kim Barker s book “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan”. “My character in the movie, she makes a choice …

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Pakistan dropped to eighth position in new ICC T20 ranking

DUBAI -UNS – Following the poor performance in Asia Cup T20 2016, Pakistan cricket team on Thursday have been dropped to eighth position from sixth place in latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 rankings. Pakistan team have been listed just above Afghanistan and Bangladesh cricket …

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