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Peshawar cinema blasts: Police lodge case against unidentified persons

PESHAWAR: A case was lodged against two unidentified persons in the Peshawar cinema blasts, Express News reported on Monday. On February 2, five people were killed and 33 others injured in two hand-grenade attacks on Picture House cinema. The injured had been taken to Lady ...

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Taliban likely to announce a committe for dialogue with government today

Peshawer: The central council of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) will convene its meeting today (Saturday) to constitute a committee for holding a dialogue with the government to restore peace in the country. According to a report, TTP chief Maulvi Fazalullah is ...

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Four killed, 50 rounded up in Swabi raid

PESHAWAR: Four suspected militants were killed and 50 others were rounded up in a targeted raid in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district. The operation, being carried out by police and security personnel, was still in progress. Station House Officer of Parmoli ...

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President condoles with Irfan Siddiqui

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday expressed his condolence over the sad demise of Asif Jameel, brother-in-law of Irfan Siddiqui, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister. In a condolence message, the President expressed his sympathies with the ...

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February to be Rainy, Snowy

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): Four rain spells expected in the month of February,according to the weather experts, would break the prevailing dry spell in the country alongwith cold wave gripping most parts. The country has not witnessed any significant rain ...

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Whole country including Balochistan facing severe kind of problems: Nawaz

QUETTA, (SANA): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the whole country including Balochistan is facing severe kind of problems, adding that the government is fully resolved to completely root out terrorism from country. He said that the whole ...

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Punjab cabinet approves extension of metro bus project to four cities

LAHORE:The Provincial Cabinet in Punjab approved the metro bus project for twin cities of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Multan, Express News reported on Saturday. The cabinet was led by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Twin cities On January 22, Punjab Governor ...

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Musharraf’s legal eagles fall into downward spiral

ISLAMABAD:Led by one of the country’s most senior lawyers, Sharifuddin Pirzada, Pervez Musharraf’s legal team has so far failed to get relief during the ongoing proceedings of the high treason case. During the special court’s hearings, Musharraf’s team raised several ...

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President for enhanced Pak-Korea bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday stressed vigorous steps to take the bilateral relations of Pakistan and Korea to new heights with focus on further deepening the trade and investment cooperation in diverse fields.Expressing satisfaction on the ...

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Nawaz Sharif, Zardari launch Thar Coal power project

THAR, Jan 31 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zardari Friday jointly performed ground-breaking of the US 1.6 billion dollar Thar Coal power project to help the country meet its energy needs. The project will ...

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