PESHAWAR: Security officials in Peshawar said on Monday night there was no confirmation of the death of the banned Tehreek-i-Tali­ban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah in a drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nan­garhar province as reported by some TV channels quoting a Dubai newspaper.

“We are trying to verify these reports,” a senior security official said. “The last we heard about him was that he was in Kunar and not in Nangarhar,” the official said.

Published in Dawn, January 26th, 2016

Opinion

Misplaced anger at poor show
24 Jan 2021

Misplaced anger at poor show

In the UK, when a party is elected to office after being in the opposition, its leader takes over as prime minister seamlessly.

Editorial

Updated 24 Jan 2021

Delayed olive branch

THE PTI government has finally mustered up sufficient political prudence to extend an olive branch to the opposition...
24 Jan 2021

Bureaucracy reform

WHILE the intention behind the endeavour may be lauded, the civil service reform package unveiled by the government...
24 Jan 2021

Minority rights

ON Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to safeguard religious sites around the world,...
23 Jan 2021

Power price hike

ALREADY struggling to cope with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and rising food prices, consumers received yet...
Updated 23 Jan 2021

Israeli land grab

WITH the chapter now closed on the Trump presidency, the eyes of many in the international community — ...
23 Jan 2021

New PhD policy

EARLIER in the week, the HEC chairman announced several changes for undergraduate and PhD degrees in the country....