Ishaq Dar meets PM Nawaz; provides details regarding the economic measures taken to achieve this target.
The alleged militants were killed after police launched an operation in a Sohrab Goth locality.
Jibran Nasir warned to end protest by man claiming to be Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan Jamaatul Ahrar's spokesman.
Every time I log into any social media platform, I am shocked by what I read.
Senator Farhatullah Babar said the PML-N govt had failed to implement the national security policy to counter terrorism.
Border officers from both sides met at Mirjava to discuss tackling terrorism, narcotics and human smuggling.
The order effectively stays executions of the five convicted over the 2012 attack on an army camp in Gujrat.
By demanding the spilling of more blood, we only replicate the actions of the terrorists.
So far in the operation, 21 armed insurgents have been killed and 33 others wounded,” said an Afghan official.
PM Nawaz chairs high-level meeting on counter-terrorism.
Imran Khan demands federal government to deploy Frontier Constabulary forces in the province on its original positions.
Dawn.com's special coverage of events defining the year 2014.
Several factors complicate the assessment of our performance in technology. But all said, it has been fairly mediocre.
Several factors complicate the assessment of our performance in technology. But all said, it has been fairly mediocre.
The PTI committee also endorsed a 20-point draft of recommendations for a national action plan to deal with terrorism.
Justice Mohammad Bashir said there were certain evidences in the application which cannot be entertained.
Suleiman bin Abdullah was found guilty of kidnapping a male child, tying him up “and performing the obscene” act.
The film's plot revolves around three friends who grow up in an orphanage in Kalimpong, India.
Police said Chan tested positive for marijuana and admitted using the drug.
Place the same storyline in today’s milieu and one will find that the themes of the story are all too familiar.
A year that stirred our deepest fears about modern jet travel was in fact one of the safest in aviation history.
KARACHI: Hundreds of people, including children and women, participated in a rally organised by a Christian charity...
A few suspects, facilitators held; 500 convicted terrorists to be hanged in coming days
State prosecutor says he is unable to proceed as he is yet to receive a copy of the court (bail) order.
Malinga underwent surgery on his left ankle in September and missed the team's one-day series against India and England.
India need to draw on their reserves of pride and motivation to avoid a seventh straight test loss on Australian soil.
The confused and conflicted mindset of the citizenry portends even more distress.
Right-wing Hindu groups are conducting series of ceremonies across India to convert Christians and Muslims to Hinduism.
A series of Taliban attacks on expat hang-outs shattered any illusions that foreign civilians were safe in the city.
Kamal, like most of his fellow Pakhtuns, often skips his taxi-driving duties to watch cricket in United Arab Emirates.
Attempting to revitalise watch retail in Pakistan, the store will emphasise on ambiance and customer service.
During a raid in Kuchlak, security forces arrest five suspected militants, including a key commander.
For the Pakhtuns, known for their tough, battle-hardened nature, defeat is unacceptable
Former captain Younis Khan said he always fought his way out of difficult times by remaining positive.
Pakistan’s preparations for the upcoming World Cup received a setback of sorts with the 3-2 defeat against the Kiwis.
Whitelaw's son Matthew Muller told the BBC she had died at a nursing home in London on Sunday.
These would likely be presented before the anti-terrorism national action committee of parliamentary parties today.
John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership.
The last movie in the trilogy rode to the top of weekend box office charts earning an estimated $56.2 million
19-year-old Wasim Masih was stabbed to death and later his body was set on fire with dried bushes.
With fresh cases, the number of children hit by the crippling disease in the current year has reached 291.
Five members of Egypt's deadliest militant group, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, were killed on Sunday in clashes with police
"Is this country haunted or something wrong has happened to it? It moves very fast, but travels very little!"
RAWALPINDI: Panic gripped police on Sunday evening when the Superintendent of Police Security announced on the...
Vendors and visitors expressed satisfaction over the success of the ‘Dawn All About Lifestyles’ exhibition.
PTI strongly condemned PIA’s decision of increasing Umrah fare despite touching of the petrol prices at the lowest ebb
Government and the other political parties are brainstorming about ‘overhauling’ the criminal justice system.
LEAs freed the suspects from Hasilpur who were arrested for their alleged role in the Peshawar school killings.
Report presented during session of the Sindh Assembly and referred to its public accounts committee for scrutiny.
The question came up after various discussions at the Karachi peace conference.
Real Madrid outclassed San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 in the Club World Cup final on Saturday
Luis Suarez’s long wait for a goal in the La Liga finally ended.
Burns’s inclusion was the only change for the Boxing Day Test, which starts on Friday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
There are high value targets within the Hyderabad Central Prison and attempts could be made to get inmates freed.
Beaten India were distracted by their gripes over the state of practice wickets, local media said on Sunday.
Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu on Sunday showered lavish praise on all-rounder Afridi
Martin Skrtel powered home a header deep into stoppage time to earn 10-man Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal
New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and paceman Mohammad Irfan have achieved career-best rankings in ODIs
In Niger, the government has declared a “humanitarian crisis” and appealed for international aid.
Obama described the hacking case as a “very costly” example of cybervandalism, but did not call it an act of war.
New President Klaus Iohannis urged politicians to stamp out entrenched corruption in one of Europe’s poorest countries.
Speaking on CNN, Obama bluntly dismissed the notion that Putin was “the chess master and outmanoeuvring the West
Although there are restrictions on publicity expenditure by each campaign, the president’s team gets around them.
Streep plays the Witch in the new Rob Marshall film of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods.
Official sources said the ADB would provide $1.5 million as technical assistance grant to the KP govt for the purpose.
Tunisians voted on Sunday in the runoff of the country’s first free presidential election
Backed by air strikes by a US-led coalition, Kurdish fighters pushed into the contested northern Iraqi town of Sinjar
Supply would be restored by Tuesday morning after repair of a boiler and a pipeline at the Sui plant which caught fire.
KP government forms technical committee on law and order to control terrorism.
Switzerland is a modern market economy with low unemployment and a highly skilled labour force
Institutions are more concerned with paying back ECB loans than increasing war chests for business lending
The cinema exhibition business in India is witnessing a lot of activity, with the top players aggressively expanding
The increase in China’s money supply has already sparked a five-year credit binge
Oil majors are price takers: the level at which they sell their product is largely dictated by the market.
While the DRAP is bent upon imposing the average pricing method, the stakeholders have rejected the mechanism
the Al-Haj Group is currently engaged in logistics and transportation, including hauling liquid bulk cargo
Islamic banking is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.
The need for textile producers to adjust their growth strategies was never as urgent as it is now.
The agribusiness development project was aimed to increase the commercial value of agricultural products,
Several people continued their protest in Daska for the second consecutive day against a local travel agency’s owner.
The Sindh government says more than 40 companies are pursuing wind power projects of a combined capacity of 3,000 MW
Sindh has opposed the levying of the cotton standardisation fee without the payment of premium to cotton producers
The govt expects their share in the national economy to increase, as indicated in the SBP’s annual report for FY14
The central bank further reduced rates on the fresh issue of Pakistan Investment Bonds on December 17.
Pakistan and the Tethyan Copper Company are negotiating a ‘confidentiality agreement’
Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz enjoyed official security for three years, said Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar.
A surprise surge in production and weaker than expected global demand for crude have sent oil reserves soaring
The death penalties in response to the Peshawar carnage triggered threats of attacks to avenge.
Arshad’s mother told reporters in fact her son-in-law was in Afghanistan and and they broke off all relations with him.
If it is true that the declines are due to geopolitical reasons, then they can reverse very quickly.
Former PAF technician Khalid Mehmood was convicted in the Pervez Musharraf attack case.
The interior ministry would issue black warrants and the condemned prisoners would be sent to the gallows accordingly.
Maulana Aziz issue ends a sort of harmony, witnessed between the liberal and religious elements after Peshawar carnage.
KARACHI: PIA made a net profit of Rs 251.86 lakhs for the financial year 1963-64, according to the Annual Report...
(EDITORIAL) Harrowing stories are occasionally given out by Sir James Grigg about the treatment of prisoners in...
The government needs to restrict grazing during the spring months, when plants are growing and then ...
APROPOS the news item ‘Ministry accused of violating merit in hiring skill development council chief’ (Dec 17) ,...
THIS refers to the report ‘Green-shirts clicked when it mattered most, says Islah’ (Dec 12). Pakistan’s chief...
THE originator of the term Pakistan, Chaudhry Rehmat Ali, says: “I observed Chillahs and prayed for Allah’s...
THIS refers to the report, ‘US urges caution as Palestinians bid for UN vote’ (Dec 17). The report, among other...
IT has been a day of great pain for us across the border to see events of the day unfold. Many among us have watched...
A TV anchor while commenting on the Peshawar incident held that we faced this because we have been sowing the seeds...
THE attack on the school in Peshawar is an attack on humanity which cannot be forgiven or forgotten. It has shaken...
PESHAWAR saw heart-breaking mayhem. We will condemn, we will condole, we will mourn, and then what? Another ...
CHARSADDA: Police killed two suspected miscreants after they attacked cops with a grenade at Wacha Wala locality of...
TIMERGARA: The Upper Dir district development advisory committee chairman Malik Behram Khan has said that uplift...
A number of them were born in Swabi and say that they haven’t paid a single visit to Afghanistan
Gilani says cordial Pak-Afghan ties important for peace
The federal government lifted the moratorium on implementation of capital punishment in the wake of Peshawar school...
MANSEHRA: The law enforcement agencies took seven Afghan nationals into custody for staying illegally in the ...
MINGORA: Poets from across the Swat district paid homage to the victims of the Peshawar school attack through their...
Speakers at dialogue for imparting special training to police
GILIGT: The Hunza-Nagar district administration has assured the people of Gojal that the boat service across the...
The consultant agency fails to understand the nature of rock at Ali Masjid
MARDAN: Five members of a family were killed and another fell unconscious due to suffocation caused by burning coal...
PESHAWAR: The Fata Working Development Party (FWDP) has approved various development schemes worth over Rs2.5 ...
PESHAWAR: As the nation has been struck by the worst-ever soul-destroying attack on Army Public School and College,...
Singer Talib Hussain Dard says no steps have been taken for promotion of folk arts
“When I arrived in Pakistan a few years ago, I spent a lot of time reading novels, poetry and other books about ...
RAWALPINDI: Residents of the cantonment areas, already paying higher water tariffs compared to those living in the...
RAWALPINDI: Inspector General of Police Punjab issued a travel advisory warning motorists to be careful when driving...
Ambassador Mohamed Ebrahim Mohamed Abdulqadar and Mrs. Abdulqadar welcomed a large number of guests to celebrate...
RAWALPINDI: The short winter season in the twin cities is celebrated with its own traditions. As temperatures drop,...
ISLAMABAD: Due to the negligence by the officials concerned and a lack of civic sense among the residents, football...
ISLAMABAD: Body of a 45-year-old man was recovered from a car in the limits of Nilor police station on Sunday.A...
RAWALPINDI: A three-day art exhibition featuring works by Afghan refugee children concluded at the Rawalpindi Arts...
The horrific incident of Army Public School Peshawar has woken up the Islamabad administration to the security ...
Working Women’s DayA documentary ‘I Was Not Alone’ by Dr Fouzia Saeed will be launched on the occasion of...
ISLAMABAD: Panic spread in Aabpara’s weekly bazaar following announcements made on loudspeakers on Sunday that the...
SHEIKHUPURA: Lahore Commissioner Rashid Langrial presented a compensation cheque worth Rs1.6 million on behalf of ...
SAHIWAL: Hectic engagements coupled with mounting inflation and harsh and foggy weather force people to look for...