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Hottest summer, Heatwave kills over 400 in Karachi

The scorching heatwave, since the start of Ramazan claimed the lives of more than 400 people according to health and rescue officials.

Army chief spends first Ramazan with soldiers in Khyber

General Raheel Sharif spent the entire day on Friday with troops and tribal people in Khyber Agency.

Pakistan wins first JF-17 order at Paris Air Show

The latest models of the jets are lightweight multi-role aircraft capable of Mach 2.0 (twice the speed of sound) with an operational ceiling of 55,000 feet.

A year of Zarb-e-Azb, 2,763 militants killed; ISPR

So far 2,763 terrorists and more than 345 soldiers have been killed and 867 hideouts were destroyed in the North Waziristan operation Zarb-e-Azb started.

Save the Children allowed to resume activities in Pakistan

The competent authority has desired that action on above letter to seal "save the children" may be held in abeyance till further orders

Pakistan orders ‘Save the Children’ to leave the country

Authorities ordered the international aid group 'Save the Children' to leave the country saying the charity was “working against the country”

‘Zarb-e-Azb helped decrease polio cases in FATA’

In less than a year, polio cases in FATA have dropped to just seven in 2015 from 179 during the same period in 2014, showing tremendous progress in eradication of the crippling disease in the area.

Pakistan and Kashmir are inseparable: Raheel Sharif

We want Kashmir’s just resolution in the light of UN resolutions and as per aspirations of the Kashmiri people to bring lasting peace in region.

Chinese president visits Pakistan, agrees $46bn investment

Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday to launch projects worth $46 billion, a figure that would far exceed U.S. spending in Pakistan and underscores China's economic ambitions in Asia and beyond.

Drone kills at least 4 suspected militants in South Waziristan

US drone fired two missiles at a suspected militant hideout killing four in Shawal area of South Waziristan on Sunday.

Minorities receive domicile rights in FATA

In a historic move, Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan KP signed a summary in this regard on Saturday.

Speaker NA should accept PTI MP’s resignations; Former CJ

Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Saturday urged National Assembly speaker to unseat Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNAs.

Passing out ceremony for Levies men held in Mirali

The ceremony was held in Mirali, ISPR said in a statement, adding that the 10-week training had started on Feb 2.

Imran Khan marries Reham Khan officially

The most talked about wedding of the season took place on Thursday between Imran Khan and Reham Khan at Imran’s Bani Gala residence.
APS School Attack

Peshawar school attack, over 140 mostly children martyred

Terrorists dressed in military uniform, took hundreds of students and teachers hostage on Tuesday in the Army Public School in the city of Peshawar.