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Two political administration officials killed in Kurram Agency

Two political administration officials killed in Kurram Agency

  Our Correspondent PARACHINAR: At least two officials of the political administration were killed when their car came under attack in Kurram Agency late on Saturday night. Political agent Muharrar Sarfaraz Hussain and his security guard Mumtaz Hussain were on a routine patrol when their vehicle was targetted in Tangi Khwar area of the agency near […]

Over 400 buildings marked for demolition

Over 400 buildings marked for demolition

Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI:  The city administrators have issued eviction notices to owners of dilapidated buildings. The crumbling buildings along the drain need to be demolished to avoid any mishap, officials said. The Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation [RMC], Rawalpindi Cantonment Board [RCB] and district management have issued notices to the owners and tenants of over 400 dilapidated […]

Foreign officials to be given visas only after full documentation: interior ministry

Foreign officials to be given visas only after full documentation: interior ministry

Our Desk The interior ministry on Thursday ordered all relevant government departments to strictly follow immigration rules pertaining to the entry, exit and stay of all foreign officials in Pakistan. In a meeting chaired by Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar, it was decided that all departments, including Civil Aviation, Immigration, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, […]

Polio refusal cases among well-educated people baffle officials

Polio refusal cases among well-educated people baffle officials

Agencies ISLAMABAD: During the recent polio campaign held in the capital it was observed that a large number of educated people did not want to vaccinate their children. Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Abdul Sattar Isani termed the situation unfortunate and claimed that all possible steps would be taken to ensure that every child was administered […]

Emirates: US officials say passengers can board US-bound flights

Emirates: US officials say passengers can board US-bound flights

 Emirates: US officials say passengers can board US-bound flights By Agency An Emirates Airbus A380-800 takes off from San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California. PHOTO: REUTERS DUBAI: United States officials have advised the Emirates airline it can board passengers that had been banned from travelling to the United States under President Donald Trump’s latest travel […]

PSL officials brief overseas players on security for Lahore final

PSL officials brief overseas players on security for Lahore final

DUBAI: Pakistan Super League officials held a meeting on Tuesday to brief overseas players on security for the tournament’s final which is scheduled to be held in Lahore next month. PSL chairman Najam Sethi and other officials briefed the international players about the security situation in Pakistan, especially in Lahore, where the final of the […]

About 1,000 State Department officials sign dissent memo: source

About 1,000 State Department officials sign dissent memo: source

Roughly 1,000 US State Department officials signed an internal dissent memo critical of President Donald Trump’s travel ban for refugees and immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries, a source familiar with the document said on Tuesday. A senior State Department official confirmed that the memorandum in the department’s “dissent channel” had been submitted to management. White […]

Sindh officials told to cancel liquor shop licences in Muslim-majority areas

Sindh officials told to cancel liquor shop licences in Muslim-majority areas

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday directed the provincial authorities to ensure within 20 days recalling of the licences of the liquor shops located in Muslim-majority areas or near mosques, schools and other prohibitive places. Headed by Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, a two-judge bench directed the provincial government to conclude the exercise before […]

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence. The Emiratis were among 13 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor’s compound in southern Kandahar on Tuesday, while the […]

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

A suicide bomber killed at least 30 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Daesh group killed 50 troops nearby. The officials said the soldiers were queuing to collect salaries near a military base in the Khor Maksar district when […]