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6th Sep 1965 reminds us of the selfless sacrifices of our heroes: Asif

ISLAMABAD: 6th September, 1965 the defence Day of Pakistan reminds us of the selfless sacrifices and martyrdom of our soldiers and heroes who laid their lives to protect the honour of this land. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Defence stated this while chairing a meeting of the committee constituted by PM to make preparations regarding celebration of the 50th anniversary of a defence day, 6th September 1965. Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Minister for IB&NH, Abdul Qadir Baloch, Minister for SAFRON and Tariq Fatimi, Special Assistant to PM were also present inRead More

PML-N decides to contest by-poll in NA 122, 154

ISLAMABAD, 27 AUG (DNA) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday announced it will contest by-election in NA 122 and 154 constituencies vacated after Election Tribunals’ verdicts.Talking to media persons after high level meeting of the party in Islamabad on Thursday, Federal Ministers Pervaiz Rashid and Ahsan Iqbal said the party would not seek stay orders against elections in these constituencies. Pervaiz Rashid said that they will definitely consult the courts for ‘correction of record’ but will not plead stay orders.

Forces kill 203 militants to gain control of important heights in NW Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, 27 AUG (DNA) – Troops in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan have killed 203 militants over the last few days, the military said Thursday.Major General Asim Bajwa, the Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Public Relations, wrote on twitter that the troops at 1, 200 feet high mountain tops, overlooking Shawal Valley, have surrounded terrorists and cleared all the major heights from them.The statement came at the time when Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif was visiting the Shawal area to review the operation there andRead More

Arrest warrants issued for senior PPP leaders Gilani, Amin Fahim

KARACHI: A federal anti-corruption court here on Thursday issued non-bailable warrants for the arrest of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders Yousuf Raza Gilani and Makhdoom Amin Fahim.The order against the former prime minister and the senior PPP leader was issued after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) presented a challan (charge sheet) with 12 cases — relating to multi-million rupee scandal in the Trade Development Authority (TDAP) — registered against the two before the court.Cases against the two PPP leaders, some former and serving senior officials of the TDAP and othersRead More