Pakistan

Pakistan Army soldier, civilian martyred in unprovoked Indian firing across LoC

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army soldier and civilian were martyred after Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked” firing from across the Line of Control in different sectors, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Saturday. The soldier was martyred in Indian firing in Hajipir sector of Haveli district, earlier said the ISPR. According to ISPR, six civilians, […]

Business

Trade deficit reduced by 38 percent, tax net widening, PM told in meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday chaired a meeting of his economic team where he was told that the government’s economic policies were coming to fruition due to considerable reduction in trade deficit, increase in exports and increased tax collection. The meeting was attended by Minister for Economic Affairs Hamad Azhar, Minister for Planning […]

Pakistan

Four soldiers martyred near Pak-Afghan border in Dir, North Waziristan: ISPR

ISPR says, two miscreants were killed in exchange of fire. RAWALPINDI: Four Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred in Dir and North Waziristan on Saturday when terrorists opened fire on them from across the Pak-Afghan border. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the incident happened when the soldiers were on regular duty patrolling the Abba […]

World

Trump confirms death of Al-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. “The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father, but […]