PIA passenger plane crashes near Havelian

PIA passenger plane crashes near Havelian (2)

CHITRAL: A plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 47 people has crashed  near Havelian in district Abbottabad on Wednesday, according to PIA spokesman. Talking to SAMAA, KPK government’s spokesman Mushtaq Ghani also confirmed the crash. According to Civil Aviation Authority’s spokesman, the flight PK661 was on its way from Chitral More...

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Zardari says he will return to country ‘soon’ (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, November 20th, 2016
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Zardari says he will return to country ‘soon’

Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said that he has not been in exile and will return to Pakistan ‘soon’. “Democracy’s evolution will be in parliament and not Supreme Court,” Zardari said in an More...

Book and film “I am not Malala” launched in Lahore (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Book and film “I am not Malala” launched in Lahore

LAHORE: The book and film launching ceremony of “I am Not Malala, I am a Muslim, I am Pakistani” book was held today at Lahore Press Club. Author of the book, President All Pakistan Private Schools Federation More...

Iqbal Day being observed today (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Iqbal Day being observed today

KARACHI: The 139th birth anniversary of philosopher poet and the conceiver of idea of Pakistan, Allama Doctor Muhammad Iqbal is being celebrated today with enthusiasm. Various literary, educational, political, More...

Pakistan Army conducts night field manoeuvre exercise (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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Pakistan Army conducts night field manoeuvre exercise

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif spent night in the field near Kharian and witnessed the troops from Central Command carrying out night and dawn operations as part of Army Field Exercises. The More...

nawaz-sharif
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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‘Compulsive liar’ can’t be a national leader, bursts out PM

KAHUTA, Rawalpindi: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has fired broadsides at his political opponents, saying a man habitual of compulsive lying to the masses can’t be their true national leader. In an indirect reference More...

610 road accidents kill 20, injure 506 in 24 hours
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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610 road accidents kill 20, injure 506 in 24 hours

ISLAMABAD: A total 610 road accidents were reported by Provincial Monitoring Cell of Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) in all 36 districts of Punjab during the last 24 hours, killing 20 people and leaving another More...

Public holiday announced on Deewali (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, October 30th, 2016
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Public holiday announced on Deewali

KARACHI: The Sindh government has declared a public holiday on Monday for Hindu community on the festive occasion of Deewali. Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali said that the `Diwali’ was falling on Sunday which More...

War zone: A security man keeps watch from behind barbed wire fencing outside a police station near the Bijapur Salwa Judum camp. The entire region lives on the edge with Naxal violence steadily growing in intensity and all of the government's moves invariably coming to a nought.
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Indian firing continues at LOC

MUZAFFARABAD: India once against violated ceasefire at the Line of Control Kashmir region Saturday, targeting Pakistani positions in unprovoked firing and shelling. According to ISPR, Indian border troop opened More...

Conspiracy to destabilize country not to succeed Shehbaz Sharif (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Conspiracy to destabilize country not to succeed: Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said elements threatening to shut down Islamabad wanted to hamper a process of national development and prosperity. He said it was regrettable that conspiracies More...