Friday , January 19 2018


National News

Pakistani, Afghan parliamentarians call for stronger bilateral ties

Islamabad: Parliamen­tarians from Pakistan and Afghanistan have stressed the need for stronger ties between the two countries to ensure regional security. Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the speaker of Wolesi Jirga or the lower house of Afghan parliament, met a Pakistani delegation in Kabul on Saturday and discussed ways to improve relations …

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Peshawar remembers victims of APS carnage on third anniversary

Islamabad: Peshawarittes on Saturday observed the third anniversary of the Army Public School (APS) carnage, in which 144 people were martyred by terrorists, in a dismal way at school campus in Peshawar. Parents of the APS martyrs, Peshawar Corps Commander Lt Gen Nazir Ahmad Butt, inspector general Frontier Constabulary (FC) …

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Veteran journalist Afzal Khan passes away in US

Washington: Veteran Pakistani journalist and former Washington correspondent of the Associated Press of Pakistan Afzal Khan passed away in Virginia on Thursday morning. The veteran journalist was suffering from cardiac complications and was under treatment at a hospital in Virginia, outside of Washington DC. Khan was a prominent Pakistani journalist …

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Gen Bajwa says Pakistan views Palestine issue at par with Kashmir issue

Islamabad:Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that Pakistan views the unresolved Palestinian issue at par with the Kashmir issue. The COAS reassured this to Ambassador of Palestine His Excellency Walid A.M. Abu Ali, who called on him at the General Head Quarters, the …

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International Day for Persons with Disabilities marked

Peshawar: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) in collaboration with Handicap International organised a function to mark the ‘International Day for persons with Desabilities’ at the Nishtar Hall in Peshawar. The day was  observed with the theme of ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all. Secretary Relief, Rehabilitation and Settlement …

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