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Gen Raheel,  Nisar back ISI

Gen Raheel, Nisar back ISI

COAS appreciates sacrifices of spy agency- Interior Minister condemns propaganda against defence institutions

Urooj Raza

Islamabad—“Even CIA has just 20 casualties on credit since its inception whereas we have 200 officers and soldiers martyred just in the ongoing war against terror”, said General Zaheer ul Islam, Director General of ISI while briefing the Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif. General Raheel Sharif showed his full support to the premier institution of the country through his timely visit of the ISI Headquarters, Islamabad on Tuesday.
MQM joins Sindh govt,  two ministers take oath

MQM joins Sindh govt, two ministers take oath

Observer Report

Karachi—The Muttahida Qaumi Movement joined the Pakistan People’s Party led government in Sindh on Tuesday. The party on Tuesday received slots of two ministers, two advisors and a special assistant after joining the government. Two leaders belonging to the MQM, Rauf Siddiqui and Dr Saghir Ahmed, took oath as ministers.
Nuclear capable ballistic missile successfully test fired

Nuclear capable ballistic missile successfully test fired

Rawalpindi—Pakistan Tuesday conducted a successful training launch of Short Range Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi), which can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometers.
Third party exploited senior journalist’s criticism of ISIMir, a victim of anti-Pakistan conspiracy

Third party exploited senior journalist’s criticism of ISI

Zubair Qureshi

Islamabad—After attack on the senior journalist and anchorperson of a private TV channel, Hamid Mir, more such attacks are feared by enemies of Pakistan on media persons, politicians and members of civil society, well-informed sources told Pakistan Observer Tuesday.
People should get ready for another Hajj scam

People should get ready for another Hajj scam

Urooj Raza

THE Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf has developed serious differences with the incumbent Federal Secretary Sikandar Ismail, a person with a neat reputation, apparently due to the Secretary’s resistance of certain policies of the Minister. The tense atmosphere may lead to procedural delays in routine functioning of the Ministry and disrupt the forthcoming Hajj operations. An insider told to Pakistan Observer.

Police van targeted in Charsadda; 3 dead

Tariq Saeed

Peshawar—The police force in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa was hit twice with in short span of 10 hours as a deadly explosion in Charsadda targeting a police van Tuesday morning left at least three people dead while over forty others including 13 cops sustained serious injuries. The death toll may mount as the doctors in Peshawar’s major hospital have described the condition of seven injured as critical.

US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

Washington —The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

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