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Naqeebullah murder: Rao Anwar sent to jail on judicial remand till May 2

KARACHI: The anti-terrorism court on Saturday sent suspended SSP Rao Anwar to jail till May 2 in the Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case, NewsOne reported. Anwar was produced before the ATC in Karachi after his month-long physical remand expired. Strict security arrangements were made additional contingent was deployed outside the court. The family of the victim and members of jirga have were...

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South Korean president allegedly bribed by Samsung

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend Choi Soon-sil to receive bribes from Samsung Group aimed at cementing Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee's control of the company, a special prosecutor said in a statement on Monday. In a statement detailing the findings of its investigation, the special prosecutor's office said the National Pension Service voted in favor of...

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North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast early on Monday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, days after the reclusive state promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korea military drills it sees as a preparation for war. South Korea's military said the missiles were unlikely to have been intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) which could reach the...

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Sindh IG announces reward for CTD

KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh police AD Khawaja Monday announced award worth ten lakh rupee for Counterterrorism Department (CTD) for saving Karachi from a major destruction. Talking to media, the IG hailed the CTD personnel and said they saved Karachi from a major terrorism. AD Khawaja said the killed terrorist belonged to proscribed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s subsidiary group, adding the sleeper cells...

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Five soldiers martyred, 5 terrorists killed in Mohmand

RAWALPINDI: As many as five soldiers of Pakistan Army martyred after terrorists from across the border attempted physical attack on three border security posts located in Mohmand Agency, Pakistan Army’s public affairs department said on Monday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), terrorists from across the border attempted physical attack on three Pakistan Border Posts in Mohmand Agency last night....

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Zalmi thrashes Gladiators, clinches PSL trophy

LAHORE: Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs to win second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore on Sunday. Quetta Gladiators had a terrible start, chasing 149-run target against Peshawar Zalmi. They were all out on just 90 runs Earlier, a late-order surge from captain Darren Sammy helped Peshawar Zalmi post 148 runs. Zalmi kicked...

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Our days of isolation are over: PM Nawaz

We have risen stronger, more united and prosperous against all odds, fear and division on the night of Pakistan Super League final, said Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif. In a statement issued on Sunday, he said “Pakistan proved to the world that our days of isolation are over.” “Over the last four years, we have become stronger, safer and...

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ISPR welcomes foreign players for PSL final in Lahore

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Sunday welcomed the foreign players and guests who have arrived for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore. Director General Inter Services Public Relation Maj. General Asif Ghafoor in a statement also wished good luck to both the playing teams. “Sports promote peace,” said Maj. Gen Ghafoor on the micro-blogging website. Pakistan Army along with law-enforcement...

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Final match of PSL is strong message to terrorists: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday said final match of Pakistan Super League is a message for terrorists that our resolve against terrorism is stronger. In a statement, she said holding PSL final in Lahore proves that blood of martyrs did not go waste. Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday paid a...

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Helicopter with nine on board crashes in Japan

A helicopter conducting a mountain rescue exercise crashed with nine local officials aboard in Japan on Sunday and at least three people are feared dead, officials and media reports said. A police helicopter located the crashed helicopter on a snowy mountainside in Nagano prefecture in central Japan, public broadcaster NHK and other media reported. “We've heard that three people were...

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Lahore set to host PSL Final

The government tightened security in Lahore ahead of a hugely anticipated final of Pakistan Super League on Sunday, pushing ahead with a rare high-profile match despite a recent spike in violence. The authorities had wavered momentarily on whether to host the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final after a series of militant attacks killed more than 130 people last month, including...

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Trump accuses Obama of ‘tapping’ his phone during campaign

President Donald Trump on Saturday accused his predecessor Barack Obama of “tapping” his phone during last year's White House campaign, without providing evidence of the explosive charge. “I'd bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “How low...

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Will take decision on military courts after obtaining legal advice: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Saturday that his party would extend support to military courts after obtaining legal opinion. Addressing the media after PPP's All Parties Conference on the issue of military courts took place, Farhatullah Babar said that heads of various political parties had opposed military courts. He said that even PPP co-chairman Asif...

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Iranian ambassador calls on Army chief

Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Saturday called on the Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa today to discuss matters of regional security and mutual interest. Ambassador Honardoost acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army's contributions to regional peace and stability and expressed his appreciation for Operation Raddul Fasaad, a statement issued by the military's media wing said....

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Gladiators to lock horns with Zalmi in PSL final

DUBAI: Kamran Akmal smashed the first century of the second edition of Pakistan Super League as Peshawar Zalmi beats Karachi Kings by 24 runs to win the third play-off at Dubai Cricket Stadium in UAE. Kamran Akmal was declared man of the match. Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi will play the PSL final on 5th March in Lahore. While chasing,...

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PM Nawaz lays foundation stone of Kurram Tangi Dam in North Waziristan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday laid foundation stone of the Kurram Tangi Dam in North Waziristan. While addressing the gathering after laying the foundation stone of the dam, Nawaz termed it the beginning of a new era in North Waziristan saying “it symbolises the end of an era of fear”. This development comes exactly a day after the federal...

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Operation to continue with ‘fullest might of the state’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday chaired a high-level security meeting at the PM House to review Operation Raddul Fasaad and expressed resolve to continue the offensive until all targets are achieved. The meeting, which was attended by senior civil and military officials, agreed to continue the operation against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations with the “fullest...

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