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Six FC men injured in Peshawar blast

Staff Report PESHAWAR: Six personnel of the Peshawar Frontier Corps (FC) were injured in a blast as their convoy came under attack in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Tuesday, police said. It was an attack on a convoy of the paramilitary force that was moving through Hayatabad’s phase 6, Cantt SP Waqas Rafi said while speaking to the media near the site of the blast soon after the incident. Footage broadcast on television from the site showed a crowd of people on the road where the blast purportedly took place. TheRead More

Imran Khan strongly condemns Peshawar blast

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan strongly condemned the blast in Hayatabad, Peshawar and prayed for the quick recovery of the injured.PTI Chairman said that it was worrying how terror attacks were increasing in KP and Balochistan.“Our security forces are almost on a daily basis being targeted and giving sacrifices,” he added. PTI Chairman said that this should become a priority for our intelligence agencies rather than their current obsession of trying to dismantle Pakistan’s largest political party.

Farewell Dinner: Bilawal thanks Intl’ fraternity for cooperation

Recognizes diplomatic corps role in cementing relations; extended gratitude to the friendly countries Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday said that during the last 15 months of the incumbent government, Pakistan’s engagement with the world improved, though the true potential of its relationship could not be unlocked. The foreign minister, addressing the dinner reception hosted by him for the diplomatic corps in the federal capital, said that during his tenure, he tried to restore the engagement with the countries. He said that he was shockedRead More

Pak vs SL: Saud Shakeel’s double ton puts Green Shirts on top in Test

GALLE: Saud Shakeel hit his maiden double century in Tests as Pakistan stretched their lead to a dominant 149 against Sri Lanka on day three of the rain-hit opening match on Tuesday. Sri Lanka bowled out the tourists for 461 in the final session after a frustrating ninth-wicket stand of 94 between Shakeel, who remained unbeaten on 208, and Naseem Shah, who made six off 78 balls. The 27-year-old Shakeel, who is playing his sixth Test, ruled as he cut Dhananjaya de Silva for a boundary to bring up hisRead More

Muharram moon not sighted, Ashura on July 29

ISLAMABAD, JUL 18: /DNA/ – The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Tuesday could not sight the Muharram moon, which will mark the beginning of the new Islamic year, 1445 AH. This means that the first of Muharram will be on Thursday (July 20) and Youm-e-Ashura will be observed on July 29 (Saturday) Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Moulana Syed Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad presided over the meeting, which took place at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Quetta. Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz and other officials also attended the meeting.  Earlier, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)Read More

Kazakh envoy highlights vast potential for bilateral cooperation with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, JUL 18 (DNA) — Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Pakistan, Yerzhan Kistafin has said so far as the access to the warm waters, Pakistan’s seaports Karachi and Gawadar can provide the shortest route to Kazakhstan to reach out to the African and South East Asian markets. “Pakistan’s role is very important in developing North-South, International Transport Corridor, however, stability in Afghanistan is vital for regional cooperation. Kazakhstan would be interested to buy the properties along the CPEC route near Gawardar and Karachi to facilitate Kazakhstani exports to the rest ofRead More