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Militants bomb 2 schools, a health facility in Mohmand

PESHAWAR – Some unidentified miscreants blew up two government primary schools and a basic health unit in Halimzai tehsil of Mohmand Agency in the wee hours of Tuesday. A source within the political administration told to Pakistan Today that militants destroyed two schools and a basic health unit by explosives.
“The miscreants had planted explosives at the government-run primary schools and healthcare centre that caused partial damage to the buildings,” the source said.

Ministries refuse to take responsibility for NATO and ISAF transit facility

ISLAMABAD – The Ministries of Defence and Commerce, on Thursday, refused to take responsibility for NATO and ISAF transit facility, saying that they were mere signatories to the agreement.
The National Assembly Standing Committee on Commerce met under the chairmanship of Khurram Dastagir Khan and decided to call the Minister of Defence to clarify the issue in the next meeting. The meeting was called to probe legal arrangements governing NATO and ISAF transit facility to

SBP allows third-party fund transfer facility through PRISM

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has decided to allow third-party fund transfers through Pakistan Real Time Inter-Bank Settlement Mechanism (PRISM) with immediate effect in order to increase coverage of electronic payment systems.
According to a Circular (PSD Circular No. 2) issued today, all participating banks of PRISM are allowed to send individual third Party Fund Transfers (using MT 103) through PRISM System for amounts of Rs 10 million and above. “This, limit, however,

Health facility attacked in Chaman

CHAMAN – A Non Government Organisation run health centre in the border town of Chaman was detonated at the night between Saturday and Sunday.
Chaman Assistant Commissioner Habibullah Khan told reporters that the blast damaged the building of the MSN funded health centre, breaking windowpanes and destroyed goods but caused no casualty.

Pakistan to ask Japan for VHT facility

KARACHI – Pakistan is going to ask Japan for facilitating the Vapour Heat Treatment (VHT) plant, the phyto-sanitary requirement of mango, at Tokyo’s port, as Islamabad lacks the facility to start mango export during next season. Without the VHT facility, Pakistan,
while ensuring the quarantine requirements for packing place in order to prevent invasion by the group of oriental fruit fly species, would not be able to export mango to Japan.
Japan, which has conditionally