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Jobs being sold, alleges Chitrali

Jamaat-e-Islami ‘Shura’ member and former Member of National Assembly (MNA) Abdul Akbar Chitrali alleged on Thursday, that the Health Department authorities were selling class-iv jobs without advertisement in Chitral. Talking to reporters

ISAPS demands ‘politicising’ of education

Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS), a non-governmental organisation, urged the ‘politicising’ of education to help propel the concerned quarters towards seriousness of purpose in provision of quality education. It maintained

Army training police to fight terrorism

In line with directions from Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the army is imparting special extensive anti-terrorism training to police in all four provinces, AJ&K and Gilgit Baltistan. Army

Nine killed in van accident

Nine people, including two minors, were killed when a passenger van collided with a tree and fell into a ditch on Thursday. According to Rescue 1122, the van was on its way

The dengue curse infects Pakistan

Already cursed by floods and suicide bombings, Pakistan now faces a new menace from an unprecedented outbreak of the deadly tropical disease dengue fever. In less than a month, 126 people have

Six injured in Blue Area blast

Six people, including two women were injured in an explosion in a hotel located in the city’s central business district, Blue Area on Thursday. The apparent gas cylinder blast that occurred around

Major reshuffle in army next month

A major reshuffle is expected in the Pakistan Army as five three-star generals are bound to retire next month and the process to promote two-star generals will start in a few days

US urges Pakistan to end militant safe havens

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday renewed calls on Pakistan to eliminate safe havens that militants use to launch attacks into Afghanistan, while calling for better US-Pakistani ties. “We’re certainly

Where’s the trust, wonders Nawaz

As Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Ahmad Shuja Pasha rejected US allegations that Pakistan was exporting terrorism and the headquarters of the Haqqani network was based in Pakistan, Pakistan Muslim

All united against threat

The leadership of mainstream political parties said the entire nation was united with its armed forces against any external or internal threat and hoped the government will implement the resolution. No major