2017 September 16

Archive for September 16th, 2017

Pakistan Reopens Afghan Border Crossing Following Grenade Attack

September 16, 2017 |

Officials in Pakistan have reopened the Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan, one day after a grenade attack injured more than a dozen people.

Torkham was reopened on September 16, one day after eight soldiers and a child were injured on …

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GOVT MADE FOOLPROOF SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS FOR INDEPENDENCE CUP MATCHES

September 16, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that holding three T-20 cricket matches in Lahore in a peaceful manner is an actual victory of Pakistan.

In a statement in Lahore on Saturday, he said the nation enjoyed the presence and …

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DG RANGERS PUNJAB VISITS WORKING BOUNDARY AT PHOKHLIAN SECTOR

September 16, 2017 |

Director General Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat has visited working boundary at Phokhlian sector where two innocent civilians were martyred and four others injured in Indian unprovoked shelling.

According to ISPR, Major General Azhar appreciated effective response …

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OVER RS1B ISSUED FOR IMPROVEMENT OF SECURITY IN JAILS

September 16, 2017 |

Punjab Finance Department has issued over one billion rupees for improvement of security in jails.

In a statement Inspector General of Prison Department Mian Farooq Nazir said the amount will be spent on installation of CCTV cameras, scanning machines, walk …

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Pakistan’s Provincial Authorities Seek to Identify Educated Radicals

September 16, 2017 |

Pakistan's Sindh provincial counterterrorism authorities have initiated a new program aimed at identifying students who might be inclined toward radicalization and militancy.

Speaking to VOA's Extremism Watch team, Sanaullah Abbasi, chief of Sindh's counterterrorism department, expressed concerns about an emerging …

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