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Thursday, July 16th, 2015


Special Eid Security plan devised for Capital

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police have finalized a comprehensive security plan on the eve of Eid ul Fitr and also augmented the security at public places, worship places and other important buildings to thwart any untoward incident. The security plan was reviewed here on Thursday in a meeting presided over by IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan and attended among others by DIGs, SSPs, SPs and other senior police officials. SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has devised this special plan and all police officials have been directed to remain onRead More

Border escalations to not affect Ufa summit’s decisions: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said that the tensions along the border with India will not affect the understanding reached between prime ministers of the two countries in Russia this month. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, who had met on the sidelines of the SCO summit, agreed that top security officials will meet to explore ways to reduce tensions along the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region. Pakistan Army says that Indian “unprovoked firing killed four civilians” on Thursday along the LoC and Working Boundary, theRead More

Pak summons Indian envoy over firing, drone intrusion

ISLAMABAD, July 16 (DNA): Pakistan summoned Indian High Commissioner Wednesday to protest over an Indian spy drone that intruded into Pakistani air space in Bhimber region and Indian firing that killed four civilians including a girl, officials said on Wednesday. The UAV was brought down by Pakistani troops, a military spokesman said. He said this isn’t the first time an Indian drone violated Pakistani space. The Foreign Ministry said the Indian High Commissioner was summoned by the Foreign Secretary to lodge strong protest over air space violation at Banchirian SectorRead More

Pakistan army says Indian firing kills 4 civilians

India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

RAWALPINDI, July 16 (DNA): Pakistan army said on Thursday that Indian unprovoked firing has killed at least four civilians in a latest ceasefire violation. “Three civilian Ghulam Mustafa, Rahat and Boota from Malana and Salehpur villages embraced ‘shahadat’ (Martyrdom) due to Indian unprovoked firing on Working Boundary near Sialkot,” an army statement said. Five civilians were also injured, the statement from the army’s Inter-Services Public Relations said. The statement said one 18 years old Zareena Bibi was also killed on the Line of Control, which divides the two countries inRead More

Model Ayyan Ali set free after 4 months imprisonment  

RAWALPINDI: Supermodel Ayyan Ali was released from Adiala jail on bail Thursday, where she was forced to spend another day despite obtaining bail from the Lahore High Court (LHC) on July 13. The model’s ‘robkar’ documents were issued early Thursday morning. Ayyan was asked to furnish two surety bonds of Rs500,000 each to the jail authorities for her release, but she could not be released on Wednesday, July 14, due to procedural formalities. According to procedure, an accused can only be released following the issuance of a ‘robkar’, a courtRead More