Agencies/Monitoring

  • FAISLABAD - Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali yesterday described KP CM Pervez Khattak as a security risk for the province while launching diatribe against political rivals. “KP CM Pervez Khattak is a security risk for his province as he had tried to pit provinces against ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PTI chairman Imran Khan said it has been proven that several constituencies had extra ballot papers and the extra printing of papers was not evenly distributed across constituencies.Talking to media after JC's meeting on Monday, Imran said, “Some constituencies received 3 extra ...

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  • New Delhi - India on Saturday increased its defence budget by 10.95 percent (around four billion dollars) to Rs 2.46 lakh crore (40.07 billion dollars) for the next fiscal as compared to the revised estimates of Rs 2.22 lakh crore for 2014-15, suggesting that it will move only gradually with the ...

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  • NEW DELHI - Indian media on Friday highlighted Obama’s purported comments about alleged presence of ‘militant havens’ inside Pakistan.The said comments were claimed to have been made as part of a comprehensive and broadbased interview, conducted by email, which is going to be ...

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  • NEW DELHI - The Pakistani members of the Parliament who visited the Indian Lok Sabha on Friday complained that they were not given a proper welcome; instead they were ignored by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.The delegation’s visit has been organised by a private group as part of the dialogue ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Asking if shooting protesters was democracy, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Monday said he will go ahead with the planned rallies in Larkana and Islamabad come what may.According to details, PTI’s core committee met, with party chief Imran Khan in the chair, ...

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  • WASHINGTON - In a major display of solidarity with India, the United States has equated Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) with al-Qaeda, pledging to work with India to disrupt both, according to media reports. In a joint statement issued simultaneously in Washington and New Delhi, the two states also urged ...

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  • ISLAMABAD Pakistan’s Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani Monday said that the Supreme Court would continue to exercise its judicial review powers whenever there would be transgression of authority by the executive or by the legislature. He said this while addressing a dinner reception hosted ...

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  • APPMULTAN-Terming the establishment of a new hospital need of the hour, Nishtar Hospital Board of Management (BoM) Chairman Khawaja Jalaluddin Romi announced that they were ready to build a new hospital of 300 to 400 beds like NMI, provided government allocated  a piece of land for the ...

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  • GUJRATPML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain expressed grave concern over the increase in electricity tariff and items’ prices, and expressed his fear that the next three months would bring more miseries for the masses regarding inflation.Talking to media persons, the PML-Q president warned ...

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  • QUETTA - The Supreme Court of Pakistan summoned federal interior secretary and Inspector General of FC for the next hearing over the case related to Chief Justice's suo-motu notice of unrest in Balochistan after at least 60 people had lost their lives in separate incidents of violence within a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Pakistan was in the weaker position against India as compared to situation in 1999.In a TV interview he said that Pakistan had held talks with India on the basis of equality in 1999 but ...

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