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Sunday, July 12th, 2020

 

Arif Alvi, Ali Zaidi held talks with Aman Committee: Ghani

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Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani said on Sunday that Arif Alvi, Imran Ismail and Ali Zaidi held talks with the Uzair Baloch-led Peoples Aman Committee before their party came into power. Ghani said this while addressing a joint press conference along with Nasir Shah in Karachi. He criticised Zaidi for his statements regarding the Uzair Baloch JIT report and then release of an “explosive” video relating to Asif Ali Zardari. The Sindh minister claimed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had been in contact with the outlawed Peoples Aman Committee before itRead More


Will approach Supreme Court on Uzair Baloch JIT report: Zaidi

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Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Zaidi announced on Sunday that he would approach the Supreme Court on a joint investigation team report on Lyari gangster Uzair Baloch. It is hoped that the court would review evidence and serve justice, Zaidi said in his statement. Without naming anyone, he said a drug-selling Sindh minister was trying to divert attention from the issue. The federal minister said the powerful political group that used Baloch was roaming free. “The name of this group is also mentioned in the JIT report,” he said. “It isRead More


4 soldiers embraced shahadat during an IBO in Vezhda Sar

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RAWALPINDI, JULY 12 – 4 terrorists killed during an IBO in Vezhda Sar, 8 kms South West of Boya, Miranshah, North Wazirstan District. sanitisation force conducted operation against terrorists’ hideout in Vezhda Sar this morning. As soon as the troops cordoned off the area, terrorist opened fire. All dug out terrorists were shot down by security forces. In exchange of fire, 4 soldiers embraced shahadat. Later the Area cleared by sanitisation force.  Shaheeds include; Sepoy Muhammad Ismail Khan, Sepoy Muhammad Shahbaz Yasin, Sepoy Raja Waheed Ahmed and Sepoy Muhammad RizwanRead More


Babar Azam, Shaheen Shah Afridi impress in practice match

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Babar Azam and Shaheen Shah Afridi showed why they are so highly rated as the duo impressed for opposing sides during the first day of Pakistan’s second intra-squad clash. Babar’s side, PCB Green, made 318-8 in their 90 overs with the help of some impressive batting from Babar (82 retired not out) and Abid Ali (71), while wicketkeeper-batsman Muhammad Rizwan was unbeaten on 47. Young pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, meanwhile, was the pick of the bunch among the bowlers as he claimed 4-91 and was well-supported by the experienced MuhammadRead More


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan tests positive for coronavirus

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Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The news came on Sunday, a day after her husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh were admitted to a hospital with mild symptoms, according to Indian news outlets. Read more: Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised after positive COVID-19 test Aishwarya, her daughter and mother-in-law Jaya had earlier tested negative. Amitabh had announced his diagnosis on Twitter and said the hospital is informing authorities and has conducted the tests of his family and staff. “All that haveRead More


Election commission postpones polls for Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly

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ISLAMABAD, Jul 12 (DNA) :The Gilgit-Baltistan Election Commission has postponed the August 18 polls for the provincial assembly. The election commission had issued a schedule for the polls after the provincial assembly completed its term on June 24. However, the election has been postponed in view of the regional situation and pending delimitation in Hunza, Diamer and Ghizer districts, according to the election commission. President Arif Alvi issued on Sunday a notification regarding postponement of the election. On July 10, the GB chief election commissioner had summoned a conference ofRead More