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Army launches Operation Khyber IV in Rajgal Valley

RAWALPINDI, JUL 28 (DNA) – Rajgal operation Khyber 4 continues. 110 square kilometers area cleared. Forces searching cleared areas of Wucha Wana, Bagh, Ziarat Sereh and Pak Darra. A number of terrorist hideouts dismantled, IEDs neutralized. In Punjab Pakistan Rangers along with CTD, Punjab Police conducted operations against terrorists & their facilitators in Punjab. During last 48 hrs, 42 suspects were apprehended from Islamabad, Rawalpindi & Lahore. The apprehended individuals are suspected of providing harboring places to the Terrorists in the suburbs of Lahore, Islamabad.=DNA ============

Nawaz’s dismissal will embolden terror groups: Indian media

ISLAMABAD, JUL 28 (DNA) – Pakistan as of Friday not favorable for India as according to the neighboring media it would shift the balance of power towards General Headquarters (GHQ) empowering terror groups. According to the Indian media, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is so strong in the largest province, Punjab and its opponents so weak there that it is likely to “go into the elections as overwhelming favourites.” Indian media has claimed that there is a strong evidence to support that Pakistan Army was alarmed over former PM Nawaz Sharif’sRead More

Shehbaz Sharif to fill ex-PM Nawaz’s shoes: sources

ISLAMABAD, JUL 28 (DNA) – Sources have reported on Friday that Punjab chief minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has been nominated by the political party to become the Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan after Nawaz Sharifb was disqualified today. Former premier Nawaz Sharif presided over a party meeting today and once it concluded in the evening, reports started to pour in that the party has struck consensus over Shehbaz Sharif to be the leader of the house. Reportedly, Ayaz Sadiq, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Khawaja Asif among other party leaders wereRead More

PML-N stands united: Maryam Nawaz tweets after SC verdict

ISLAMABAD, JUL 28 (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on Friday said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) stands united after the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision in Panamagate case. Maryam Nawaz took to the social networking website Twitter and said that “another elected Prime Minister sent home, but only to see him return with greater force and support.” Maryam Nawaz uploaded pictures of a meeting chaired by Nawaz Sharif and attended by PML-N leaders including Chaudhry Nisar, Saad Rafique, Abid Sher Ali, Ishaq Dar, Shehbaz Sharif, Rafique RajwanaRead More

Drug-traffickers pumping illegal immigrants in South Africa

By Yasir Habib Khan “It is living hell brother. Three of my friends suffocated to death before my eyes and their bodies kept lying unattended for two days. The creepy scene haunted all in the small room, where we are hidden to prevent arrest near South Africa border. Dungeon contains no air but humidity and odor smell of decomposed bodies and sweats,” there were the last screams of my brother he made on phone, Hashim Jahan told media. My brother Usman Zafar aged 19 kept yelling “save me. save me”Read More

Power plays: who could be Pakistan’s next PM?

ISLAMABAD, JUL 28 (DNA) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was Friday ousted from the top office by the Supreme Court, but as the head of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party he will be able to nominate his successor. Sharif’s chosen candidate will be put to a vote in the National Assembly — a rubber stamp affair as the PML-N holds a strong majority in the house. His daughter Maryam Nawaz is commonly touted as his political heir, but she does not currently hold elected office so cannotRead More