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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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Sindh govt creating hurdles in Karachi operation, Rangers tell SC

KARACHI -UNS – The paramilitary Rangers on Monday submitted a report in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, stating that the PPP-led Sindh government is creating hurdles in ongoing targeted operation in Karachi. The Rangers launched an operation against militants and criminals in Karachi in 2013, …

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Karachi law and order case: Rangers seek prosecution powers, police stations from SC

KARACHI -UNS : Rangers’ lawyers submitted a report to the Karachi registry of the Supreme Court on Monday, requesting powers to investigate and prosecute suspects involved in target killings, terrorism, kidnappings for ransom, and extortion. Rangers requested the powers claiming the provincial government and police …

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The real criminal needs to stand up

BY SHAKAIB QURESHI WHEN the news broke of a girl student in Quetta by the name of Saquiba having committed suicide due to not having been allowed to sit in an exam one could not but help feeling outrage, disgust and anger at the cruelty …

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Accountability Court adjourns Dr Asim’s case hearing until March 17

KARACHI: Accountability Court (AC) has postponed hearing of Dr Asim Hussain’s corruption reference by March 17 after jail authorities termed him under the weather. The court heard reference against former petroleum minister pertaining to corruption, illegal land allotment and pocketing commission. The court resented jail …

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Afridi signals of comeback in World T20

KARACHI : Pakistan’s T20 captain Shahid Afridi landed at Jinnah International Airport on Saturday after playing in the Asia Cup in Bangladesh. While talking to the media, Afridi stated that he will make a comeback in the T20 World Cup which is going to be …

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Struggling Pakistani players to return home after Asia Cup exit

DUBAI : Struggling national players are all set to arrive in Pakistan today (Saturday) after poor performance in Asia Cup 2016 in Bangladesh. The team will arrive in Lahore via Dubai while captain Shahid Afridi will directly reach Karachi in the evening. Pakistan only managed …

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Rangers nab two Taliban operatives in Karachi

KARACHI -UNS : Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Monday conducted a targeted raid in the city’s Korangi area resulting in the arrest of alleged Taliban operatives. According to the Rangers PRO, the paramilitary force arrested two Taliban operatives and seized arms and ammunition from their possession.

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India conspiring against CPEC: Deputy Chairman Senate

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Deputy Chairman of Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has warned the increasing conspiracies being crafted by the neighboring states against the implementation of CPEC in Pakistan. “India and other neighboring countries are not happy with CPEC and have been hatching conspiracies …

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OGDCL spuds eight new wells

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) is focused to meet the country’s increasing energy demands with spudding eight new wells during the half year ended December 31, 2015. These wells include two appraised wells and six development spudded wells during the …

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