IMF not satisfied with bill on ‘SBP autonomy’

IMF is expected to take up the issue with Pakistan during third quarterly review of the $6.78 billion bailout package.

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Three people gunned down in Quetta

Armed gunmen killed two people on spot, whereas a passerby died of serious bullet wounds on the way to the hospital.

Opposition parties meet today to devise joint plan to block Protection of Pakistan bill

The meeting has been convened to prepare a consensus document containing amendments to the PPO.

Doctors see Musharraf at his daughter’s home

Leaders of APML say that Musharraf is in Karachi basically to see his daughter and meet relatives and friends.

JI wants permanent TTP ceasefire

JI has called for a permanent ceasefire by the TTP and urged the govt to make every effort to continue peace talks.

Four killed in Karachi violence

Meanwhile, 12 suspects including a suspected target killer were arrested in operations in several areas of Karachi.

Highlights

Arab royal hunts down 2,100 houbara bustards in three week safari

A Saudi prince poached 2,100 houbara bustards in 21-day hunting safari in Chagai, Balochistan, says a report.

Protect journalists to secure democracy: US

A democracy can't function if it fails to protect journalists, said US State Dept, condemning the attack on Hamid Mir.

Day cares to be set up in women’s educational institutions

Part of the new CADD policy states that existing day care centres should also be brought up to the standard.

Modi critics told to go to Pakistan after polls

New Delhi: Narendra Modi used to call Gujarat’s Muslims Mian Musharraf. On Saturday, his electoral candidate from...

In the chamber of being: humanising Iqbal

We do have a right to know Iqbal as a person, like all of us, with our existential challenges, our likes and dislikes.

Fashion week: Lucky number seven

The latest Fashion Week manages to sift between designers who know their job and those who are a waste of time.

Sindh

Four killed in Karachi violence

Meanwhile, 12 suspects including a suspected target killer were arrested in operations in several areas of Karachi.

Six injured as bus overturns on National Highway

At least six people were injured when a passenger coach overturned on the National Highway in Sindh’s Kandhkot district.

UN officials confirm staff members go missing in Pakistan

Two local employees working for the Unicef were suspected to have been kidnapped from Karachi.

Punjab

WHO kicks off ‘Good Governance for Medicine Programme’

WHO launches ‘Good Governance for Medicine Programme’ in Pakistan to prevent corruption in pharmaceutical sector.

Country cannot afford dictatorship: Khursheed

Shah says the country cannot afford a dictatorship and that the judiciary will not endorse any ‘misadventure’.

Gas balloons explode burning 17 people in Lahore

The balloons were released during CM Punjab's inauguration of an overhead bridge near Lahore's Walton road.

KP & FATA

Slain ANP leader’s house attacked; Police foil terror bid

Unknown gunmen attacked the house of the late Mian Mushtaq late last night and abducted three of his relatives.

Corruption probe underway against six ministers: CM

Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has also denied the existence of a forward bloc in PTI.

KP still unwilling to allow launch of Malala’s book

Government fears Taliban attacks on varsities promoting education campaigner.

Balochistan

Three people gunned down in Quetta

Armed gunmen killed two people on spot, whereas a passerby died of serious bullet wounds on the way to the hospital.

Malik not satisfied with anti-insurgency organisation

The anti-insurgency organisation has become the reason for increasing disorder in Balochistan, says Malik.

Quetta violence claims at least four lives

Armed militants killed a police officer and critically injured his son on Quetta's troubled Sariab road area.

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