2017 October 06

Archive for October 6th, 2017

15 KILLED, 20 INJURED AS SUICIDE BLAST HITS SHRINE IN SW PAKISTAN

October 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, At least 15 people were killed and over 20 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate of a shrine in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Thursday evening, officials said.

Confirming the death toll, …

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PUNJAB PDWP APPROVES TWO SCHEMES OF DEVELOPMENT WITH AN ESTIMATED COST OF OVER RS3BN

October 6, 2017 |

Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved two schemes of development sectors with an estimated cost of over three billion rupees.

These schemes have been approved in the meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year presided …

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PAKISTAN REJECTS U.S. LEADERS’ TERRORISM ALLEGATIONS

October 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan on Thursday rejected recent remarks by senior U.S. officials that Pakistan security agencies have links with the Afghan armed groups and that there are sanctuaries of terrorists in Pakistan.

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General …

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CHINESE AIRLINE INCREASES FLIGHTS ON BEIJING-ISLAMABAD ROUTE

October 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, Air China, China's flag carrier airline, on Thursday announced that it has decided to increase flights on the Beijing-Islamabad-Karachi route from four flights a week to seven starting from Oct 29 this year.

Air China launched the route between …

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PAKISTAN WARNS INDIA AGAINST SURGICAL STRIKES ON ITS SOIL

October 6, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, Pakistan's top diplomat has warned India against launching surgical strikes or targeting the country's nuclear installations, saying nobody should expect restraint from Islamabad if that happens.

Responding to a statement of India's Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa that …

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PUNJAB PDWP APPROVES TWO SCHEMES OF DEVELOPMENT WITH AN ESTIMATED COST OF OVER RS3BN

October 6, 2017 |

Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved two schemes of development sectors with an estimated cost of over three billion rupees.

These schemes have been approved in the meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year presided …

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Army Spokesperson: Pakistan Has Links to But Does Not Support Terror Groups

October 6, 2017 |

WASHINGTON A senior Pakistani general acknowledged the existence of links between the country's intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and militant groups operating in the country on Thursday.

Pakistan army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that maintaining …

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15 KILLED, 20 INJURED AS SUICIDE BLAST HITS SHRINE IN SW PAKISTAN

October 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, At least 15 people were killed and over 20 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate of a shrine in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Thursday evening, officials said.

Confirming the death toll, …

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SENATOR MCCAIN HAS POOR SENSE OF HISTORY, SAYS PAKISTAN FOREIGN MINISTER

October 6, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has slammed powerful Republican Senator John McCain for comparing the war in Afghanistan with that of Vietnam.

"Senator McCain was drawing parallel between Vietnam and the war in Afghanistan. Let me remind him through …

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