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U.S. sharply curtails drone strikes in Pakistan: report

(Reuters) – The United States has cut back sharply on drone strikes in Pakistan after the Islamabad government asked for restraint while it seeks peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The Post quoted a ...

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Suicide blast in Peshawar hotel near imambargah claims 10 lives; over 50 injured

PESHAWAR, (SANA): At lest 10 persons were killed and over 50 others injured in the result of suicide attack in a hotel Kucha-e-Risaldar near Qissa Khawani Bazaar in Peshawar. The head and legs of the suicide bomber have been recovered ...

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Kashmir Solidarity Day on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): Preparations are in full swing to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day across the country, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan on Wednesday. The objective is to draw the attention of the world community to play its role ...

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NA condemns human rights violation in occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): National Assembly on Tuesday condemned the human rights violation in Indian occupied Kashmir and called upon India to withdraw forces from Jammu and Kashmir and quash anti-human laws enacted to quell just struggle of Kashmiri people. ...

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Khuzdar mass graves: Balochistan govt’s report in SC

ISLAMABAD: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Khuzdar Abdul Waheed Shah on Tuesday presented the Balochistan government’s report on the discovery of mass graves in the region in the Supreme Court, DawnNews reported. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by ...

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President stresses promoting spirit of volunteerism in society

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday stressed promoting the spirit of volunteerism in the society and lauded the services of Pakistan Red Crescent Society in helping the people in distress without any discrimination. Addressing the volunteers at ...

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Govt, Taliban committees to meet in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD, (SANA): JUI-S Amir Maulana Samiul Haq contacted coordinator of government negotiation committee Irfan Siddique and agreed to hold meeting of both committees at 2:00 pm today (Tuesday). While talking to a private TV channel Irfan Siddiqui said government committee ...

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PM felicitates Sri Lankan President, PM on their national day

ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has felicitated President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Disanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on the occasion of their national day being celebrated on February 4 ...

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Unesco was against holding ceremony at Moenjodaro

About a week before the launch of the two-week festival at Moenjodaro on Friday, the director of Unesco’s world heritage sites had described it as an ‘improper’ activity which could threaten its universal values. But adviser to the Sindh chief ...

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Imran Khan will not represent Taliban committee: PTI

However, Rustam Shah Mohmand will represent PTI in the talks. Though Imran Khan won’t be a part of the talks, it was announced that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government will provide full cooperation in carrying out the talks peacefully. Earlier, ...

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