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PM Nawaz Sharif condemns Indian forces firing on Pakistan Army jeep

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16 (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned Indian forces’ firing on Pakistan Army jeep at Neelum Valley resulting in drowning and martyrdom of 4 army personnel. The Prime Minister has expressed deep grief and condolences with bereaved families of the martyred personnel. The Prime Minister has praised the prompt response by Pakistan Army in thwarting the attack.=DNA ============

Panama Case: SC to resume hearing of JIT’s report tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16 (DNA) – The Supreme Court will resume hearing of the Panama Papers case on Monday. The Supreme Court will be hearing responses of all the parties over the joint investigation team (JIT)’s report. Earlier, the Joint Investigation Team formed to probe the case submitted its report before the bench last Monday.

Army launches Operation Khyber IV

PESHAWAR, JUL 16 (DNA) – Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has on Sunday informed that Operation Khyber IV on a large scale has been launched by Pakistan Army in Rajgal and Shawal. DG ISPR expressed his views in a press conference and let it be known that Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will also help in the operation. The operation will be difficult due to the geographical location, he added. Major General Asif Ghafoor added that 500 families are forced to live away from their homes.Read More

Naz Baloch leaves PTI to join PPP

KARACHI, JUL 16 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naz Baloch has joined Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Sunday. She made the announcement while addressing the media along with  Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and senior PPP figure Faryal Talpur at the party’s media cell. Naz said,“I’ve returned home as my father laid down the foundation of the PPP alongside Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto”. She further said, “I am a representative of Sindh. I disagree with the PTI’s policies which focus only at Punjab and the centre’s politics,” she said.Read More

Monsoon rains to continue across country till Wednesday

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16 (DNA) – The weather has become pleasant as monsoon continues across the country, and rain is forecasted in lower Sindh, upper Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Balochistan and Kashmir. It rained in Karachi early morning and the atmosphere became delightful. Clouds have covered the city and cool breeze is blowing. The Karachiites have made picnic programs as well due to the wonderful weather on holiday. The Met Office has predicted heavy rain falls in Karachi on Sunday and Monday along with Hyderabad and Nawabshah. Furthermore, rain and thunderstormRead More

Next week will be PM’s last in office, claims Imran

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed while giving an interview to an American newspaper that next week will be Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s last in his office. PTI chief declared that he will arrange a ceremony to celebrate PM’s departure. He said that a dark night of corruption is heading towards its end with the ousting of Nawaz. Imran Khan further added that Sharif family lied before the courts, and Nawaz Sharif is completely ineligible under Article 62, 63, and will face criminalRead More