PM summons meeting after attack on Hamid Mir

A discussion of Saturday’s attack on Hamid Mir would be on the agenda for the high-level meeting scheduled for Sunday.

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Slain ANP leader’s house attacked

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

Road accident kills 41 in Sukkur

At least 41 people were killed, several others injured in a bus-trailer collision on the National Highway near Sukkur.

Punjab govt accused of being soft on militants

Senior officials say the govt has been “sleeping over” regular intelligence reports on militants' presence in Punjab.

Meeting with TTP committee cancelled

It was going to be the first meeting after TTP refused to extend its ceasefire, but also opened the door for dialogue.

KP still unwilling to allow launch of Malala’s book

Government fears Taliban attacks on varsities promoting education campaigner.

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I have thrown a big challenge to the reader who should be up to it, says Mirza Athar Baig.

KP govt asks PM to rein in minister

The province has demanded of the premier to take notice of Abid Sher Ali's decisions on disconnecting power supply.

PID ‘declares’ China an Islamic Republic

The faux pas isn't a rare occurrence. A series of similar blunders has plagued the PM's media office over the past week.

Ecnec okays Rs62bn projects

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council has approved Rs62 billion worth of development projects.

OICCI seeks integrated tax collection

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KP lawmakers demand blue passports for themselves

Several countries issue visa to Pakistanis with such passports and exempt them from routine procedure at their airports.

Sindh

Sindh millers raise flour prices

The rate of flour has been raised to Rs38 per kg from Rs37 per kg, and the prices may go up further in the coming days.

Road accident kills 41 in Sukkur

At least 41 people were killed, several others injured in a bus-trailer collision on the National Highway near Sukkur.

PM summons meeting after attack on Hamid Mir

A discussion of Saturday’s attack on Hamid Mir would be on the agenda for the high-level meeting scheduled for Sunday.

Punjab

14 dead, 10 injured in road crash

The people who died under the Dera Ghazi Khan-to-Karachi bus included four women and 11 men.

At least six children injured in Khanpur road accident

At least six children were injured when a school bus they were travelling in plunged into a trench in Khanpur.

Cannibalism: LHC issues notices on plea for strict legislation

A petition filed by Advocate Kashif Sulmani submitted that there was no strict punishment for cannibalism in the law.

KP & FATA

Slain ANP leader’s house attacked

Unknown gunmen attacked the house of ANP leader 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

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.

Three militants killed in Balochistan‏ violence

Three militants were killed after an attack on a FC patrol in Balochistan's Panjgoor district, an official said.

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