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Balochistan is well on path of Progress with improved security situation and CPEC Project

Balochistan is well on path of Progress with improved security situation and CPEC Project

Paris 23rd Sept, 2017. The Governor of Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai said that Balochistan was well on the path of Progress, peace, prosperity with the launch of CPEC and improved security situation in the province. He said that while taking to elders and notables of Pakistan community who called on him at Embassy in Paris […]

One security official martyred in central Kurram Agency operation

One security official martyred in central Kurram Agency operation

Our Correspondent     PESHAWAR:  At least one security official was martyred while two, including a military captain, were injured in an intelligence based operation carried out in Central Kurram Agency, a security official said. According to the official, a number of militants were reportedly killed in the ensuing clash near Khoedad Khel. He said […]

In threat to food security, Bangladesh moves to burn grain for fuel

In threat to food security, Bangladesh moves to burn grain for fuel

  DHAKA:  Bangladesh plans to begin turning some of the grain it produces into ethanol to make its fuel greener – but economists and experts warn the move could hurt food security in a country that is already a grain importer. Energy ministry officials said in a gazette notification early this year that the country […]

Top national security official to leave Justice Department

Top national security official to leave Justice Department

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON — The official leading the Justice Department’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election is leaving her position next month. Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary B. McCord told the staff of the department’s national security division this week she is leaving to pursue […]

Punjab Rangers warn against use of private security guards

Punjab Rangers warn against use of private security guards

The Punjab Rangers on Thursday warned that the display of weapons and the employment of security guards for personal safety are illegal under the National Action Plan (NAP). “It follows that only security personnel of registered government institutions will be deployed,” Punjab Rangers Col Amjad Iqbal said during a press briefing. He added that Pakistan […]

Canada ramps up airline security measures

Canada ramps up airline security measures

By AFP OTTAWA:  Canada’s transport minister on Tuesday announced stepped-up security measures on some international flights to the country, acknowledging a “risk” that led to the United States banning certain personal electronics in the cabin of flights from several countries. However, Minister Marc Garneau declined to elaborate on the new measures and said travelers to […]

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Our Desk The family of slain qawwal Amjad Sabri is trying to leave the country due to reservations over security. Azmat Sabri, while speaking to Dawn.com, confirmed that the family is “trying to leave Pakistan.” “We feel we are being watched,” he said, explaining why his family is relocating. He clarified that the family has […]

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Ayaan Hirsi Ali. PHOTO: AFP By: AFP SYDNEY: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born women’s advocate and leading critic of Islam, on Monday cancelled a tour of Australia and New Zealand at the last minute citing security concerns. She was due to appear on an Australian Broadcasting Corporation current affairs panel show on Monday evening before speaking […]

‘High-value’ terrorist of TTP Sajna group killed in security operation: ISPR

‘High-value’ terrorist of TTP Sajna group killed in security operation: ISPR

PR A high-value terrorist and his accomplice from the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Sajna group were killed in an operation by security forces near South Waziristan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. Mehmoodul Hassan alias Khwaja Madni and his accomplice were killed in the cordon and search operation carried out in the Frontier Region […]

Inadequate security at Sehwan shrine irks CM

Inadequate security at Sehwan shrine irks CM

Inadequate security at Sehwan shrine irks CM HYDERABAD:  A month after the suicide blast at Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine in Sehwan that claimed 90 lives, security arrangements remain unabashedly lax. The acknowledgement of this lapse has come from Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, who paid a surprise visit to the shrine in the wee […]

Security forces foil terror bid in Balochistan’s Kohlu district

Security forces foil terror bid in Balochistan’s Kohlu district

Security forces on Saturday foiled a terror bid by seizing a significant quantity of arms and explosives in Balochistan’s Kohlu district. “The Frontier Corps (FC) and personnel of a intelligence agency conducted a raid and recovered 28 kilograms of explosives, six rockets and other weapons,” said a security official. The official added that the compound […]

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report By Agency WASHINGTON: Unlike some in the Trump administration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis believes climate change is real and that it poses a threat to international security, according to a US media report. The nonprofit investigative news website ProPublica ran a story Tuesday that included excerpts of written […]