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PIA flights to northern areas cancelled

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) cancelled Wednesday’s flights to northern areas of the country due to airspace restrictions. “Due 2 northern areas airspace restrictions PIA’s 21st Sep’s flights to Gilgit, Skardu & Chitral have been cancelled. Inconvenience regretted,” PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani said on Twitter. …

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Modi, RAW must remember, our defence is impregnable: Raheel Sharif

GILGIT: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has on Thursday sent a clear message to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian intelligence agency RA&W that Pakistan s borders are completely secured. Addressing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Conference in Gilgit, COAS said that …

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Enthusiasm on peak as nation celebrates Independence Day

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The nation celebrates Independence Day today (Sunday) with a renewed pledge to safeguard the motherland against any threat and make it a true Islamic welfare state as envisioned by its founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The celebrations of Independence Day officially …

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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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PM lays foundation of Pakistan-China optical fiber cable project in Gilgit Tomorrow

BY HAMZA KHAN GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will perform the ground breaking of Pakistan-China Optical Fiber Cable Project, part of the CPEC. Pak- China Optical Fiber Cable project, costing 44 million dollars will be completed in two years. The newly elected members of Gilgit …

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Load shedding duration increases as power shortfall reaches 4000 MW

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Energy crisis has continued to prevail in the country despite government‘s tall claims as power generation has restricted to 12,500 MW against the demand of 16,500 MW amid ongoing intense heatwave in most parts of the country, reported on Monday. Sources privy …

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Pakistan in 2016:Sharp rise in terrorist attacks in first quarter

ISLAMABAD-UNS: The first quarter of 2016 saw a sharp rise in terrorist attacks across Pakistan, in spite of robust government-led attempts to implement its 20-point National Action Plan. In terms of lethality, the attack on Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park on Easter Sunday topped the list of …

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Helicopter crash in Tarbela kills Lt Col

TARBELA -UNS : A military helicopter crashed near Tarbela, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, killing at least one, a military source confirmed Monday evening. The helicopter was on a routine night training flight when it crashed at Tarbela. An army officer has been killed in the incident. The …

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Army Courts advise Provinces not to send cases with inconclusive evidence

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Army Courts on Friday have advised Provinces not to send cases with inconclusive evidences. The Army Courts have sent more than 50 cases back to the Provinces citing the lack of concrete evidence. According to the details, the number of cases sent …

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Heavy snowfall cripples life in northern areas

ISLAMABAD: Widespread rain with thunderstorm and snowfall in northwestern upper parts of the country continued since Wednesday evening, crippling life in hilly areas on Thursday. According to Met Office, heavy snowfall was recorded in hilly areas of Malakand Division, Hazara Division, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir. …

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