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Chinese, others held: thousands of donkey hides recovered

KARACHI -UNS : Police on Wednesday retrieved 4,736 donkey hides worth Rs.118.4 million from the possession of a gang of smugglers, comprising Chinese and Pakistani nationals in a raid in Karachi. On the basis of a confirmed information that a huge stock of hides, intended …

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RAW, NDS fund TTP: Ehsanullah Ehsan’s confession video

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Army has released confessional video statement of prominent leader of the Pakistani Taliban’s Jamaat-ur-Ahrar (JuA) faction, Ehsanullah Ehsan, who has surrendered to security forces last week. Ehsanullah Ehsan remained Tehreek e-Taliban’s spokesman and later JuA’s. Both groups have carried out some …

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PM approves sacking Fatemi,PIO from posts

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister has approved recommendations of the probe committee over Dawn Leaks on Tuesday including one to sack Special Assistant to PM on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi and Principal Information Officer, Rao Tehseen. It was reported earlier that the report …

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Ten persons killed in Kurram Agency landmine blast

PESHAWAR -UNS – At least ten persons including five children were killed and several others injured when a passenger van hit a landmine in Godar area of Kurram Agency on Tuesday morning. The vehicle was on its way from Para Chamkani to Sadda area when …

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Trump tells UN to prepare new North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON -UNS – US President Donald Trump has said the UN Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea. Trump met the 15 UN Security Council ambassadors, including from China and Russia, at the White House on Monday. “The council must …

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Army to play ‘due role’ in JIT probing Panama Papers issue

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The 202nd Corps’ Commanders Conference, headed by Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, on Monday has decided that the military would play its due role as a part of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate the Panama Papers case. According to ISPR, …

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9-year-old girl among five attacked by Hindu fanatics in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR -UNS – In Indian Occupied Kashmir, at least five people including a nine-year-old girl were injured in an attack by Hindu fanatics in Reasi district. The incident took place when a nomad family was moving with their livestock near Talwara area. They were intercepted …

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PM takes notice as five players arrested over chanting anti-Nawaz slogans

LAHORE -UNS – Prime Minister Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has taken notice of arrests made by police at Railway Stadium on Saturday. It so happened that the Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique was addressing a function at Railway Stadium when some of …

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Criminal cannot remain prime minister of this country:Imran

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that he would gather people on a single point that a criminal cannot remain the prime minister of this country. Addressing a massive public meeting in Dadu district of Sindh on Saturday, Imran Khan said Prime …

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LHCBA gives PM 7-day ultimatum to PM Nawaz for resignation

LAHORE -UNS – The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Saturday gave an ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign within a week or be ready to face a nationwide movement of lawyers for his ouster. The move comes days after the Supreme …

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