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Pak president signs KP-Fata merger bill into law

Pak president signs KP-Fata merger bill into law

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today signed a key constitutional amendment bill to merge restive tribal region along the Afghan border with the northwestern province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, bringing an end to the 150-year-old British-era arrangement. The bill was passed by the National Assembly, the Senate and KP Assembly before being sent to the president for […]

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Scrapping mandatory baggage identification at J-K airports will lessen inconvenience: CM

Scrapping mandatory baggage identification at J-K airports will lessen inconvenience: CM

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today thanked Union Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu for scrapping the mandatory baggage identification at the airports in the state, saying it will go a long way in lessening people’s inconvenience. Yesterday, in a major relief for passengers travelling from airports in Jammu and Kashmir, Civil aviation […]

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Pak govt to block Musharraf’s national identity card, passport

Pak govt to block Musharraf’s national identity card, passport

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government today directed the interior ministry to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator general (retd) Pervez Musharraf, a media report said today. Complying with a special court’s order, the government took the action to restrict the Dubai-based former president’s travel and certain facilities available to him as […]

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India is second to China in terms of numbers of smokers

India is second to China in terms of numbers of smokers

New Delhi, May 31: India is second to China in terms of number of smokers aged 15 or above accounting for 106 million of the world’s 1.1 billion smokers, according to a new report by the WHO. Indonesia comes in third with 74 million smokers. As many as 200 million of the world’s 367 million […]

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26 kg poppy seized, 2 held

26 kg poppy seized, 2 held

Jammu, May 31: Two inter-state narcotic smugglers were arrested and 26 kg of poppy was seized from their possession in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district today, police said. Based on a tip-off, a police party intercepted a truck at Dhar road in Udhampur and during its search seized 26 kg of poppy, a police officer […]

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Taliban, Afghan officials in ceasefire talks: US general

Taliban, Afghan officials in ceasefire talks: US general

Washington, May 31: Senior Taliban officials have been secretly negotiating with Afghan officials on a possible ceasefire, the Pentagon has said, even as US forces killed over 50 Taliban leaders in a series of strikes. “A lot of the diplomatic activity and dialogue is occurring off the stage, and it’s occurring at multiple levels,” General […]

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JeM claims Wednesday’s 3 attacks

JeM claims Wednesday’s 3 attacks

Srinagar, May 31: Claiming the three attacks on yesterday, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) on Thursday said its operations in Ramadan will continue. JeM spokesperson in a statement issued to GNS said its men carried out attacks on Wednesday including the one at Rajpora police station. “One forces personnel was killed in the Rajpora attack and several have […]

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China welcomes India, Pakistan agreement to observe 2003 ceasefire

China welcomes India, Pakistan agreement to observe 2003 ceasefire

Beijing, May 31: China today welcomed India and Pakistan’s decision to observe the 2003 ceasefire agreement to stop cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed hope that the two countries will properly resolve their differences. The Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan on May […]

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INX Media case: Chidambaram not to appear before CBI

INX Media case: Chidambaram not to appear before CBI

New Delhi, May 31: Former Union minister P Chidambaram will not be appearing before the CBI today for questioning in connection with the INX Media corruption case, officials said. However, the officials did not give any immediate reason but confirmed that he will not be coming today for questioning. In the INX Media case, the […]

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High security at Pathankot court ahead of Kathua rape-murder case trial

High security at Pathankot court ahead of Kathua rape-murder case trial

PATHANKOT (PUNJAB): A thick security blanket was today thrown in around the four-storey judicial court complex here and all necessary arrangements were done to ensure a smooth trial in the sensational Kathua rape and murder case. The case, involving the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl from a nomadic Mulsim community in Kathua district […]

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