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Balochistan clean-up: Bid to spoil Independence Day celebrations foiled

By Mohammad Zafawaran QUETTA: Security forces on Tuesday foiled an attempt to sabotage Independence Day celebrations in Balochistan by recovering a huge cache of arms and explosives stashed in a cave in Seekhnam, the mountainous area of Barkhan. Moreover, at least three suspected militants of …

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Timely action: FC troops thwart terror bid in Turbat

QUETTA:The Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan, foiled a major terror threat in the town of Turbat by defusing an improvised explosive device that was planted by the roadside. The target of the attack was a convoy of security forces. “Unidentified insurgents had planted the IED in …

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Three killed in Quetta bombing

QUETTA -UNS : A bomb went off near Alamo Chowk in Quetta, leaving at least three persons dead and 24 others injured, Samaa reported. According to police, the bomb was planted at a bicycle. The injured persons were shifted to Civil Hospital.  

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‘PN fully prepared to ensure security of Gwadar Port’

KARACHI -UNS : Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah visited Pakistan Navy War College Lahore and addressed the participants of the 45th PN Staff Course. His talk was mainly focused on the prevailing geostrategic environment and enhanced responsibilities of Pakistan Navy (PN) in …

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32 dead in Windstorms, deadly rains in various cities

ISLAMABAD -UNS –Accidents occurring in various parts of the country due to deadly rains left more than thirty two people dead and multiple injured. Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Naushera, Kohat and Mardan are some of the cities affected by the storms on Wednesday evening. In Islamabad 11 …

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Many Officials arrested who helped Mullah Mansour get CNIC

QUETTA -UNS : Pakistani authorities have launched a crackdown against officials who helped Mullah Mansour aka Wali Muhammad, Amir of Afghan Taliban, get Pakistani Identity cards, arresting a senior officer of Levies and an employee of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) from Quetta …

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CPEC is a game changer for all provinces: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal has said China-Pakistan relations are unique in diplomatic history of the world, which are based on truth, sincerity, mutual co-existence and above all reliability. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) turned the decades-long strategic relations into …

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PPP submits adjournment motion against drone strike in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Farhatullah Babar submitted an adjournment motion in the Senate today (Monday) regarding the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in an American drone strike and a similar drone attack in Balochistan. PPP has adopted the stance that …

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Wali Muhammad’s traveled Iran 18 times between 2006 and 2016

QUETTA -UNS – According to documents of Wali Muhammad, a person who was killed in a suspected US drone attack on a car in Nushki on Saturday, had travelled 18 times broad between 2006 and 2016. Wali first left for Iran’s Taftan on 18 February …

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1000 acres land acquired to establish Export Processing Zone at Gwadar

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Over 1000 acres land acquired to establish Export Processing Zone at Gwadar. The Senate was informed on Friday that one thousand acres of land has been acquired for the establishment of Export Processing Zone at Gwadar. Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam …

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