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U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. William McCollough, commander of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, talks to the district administrator (2nd from left) and a town elder (2nd from right) in the Nawa district of Afghanistan's Helmand province on Aug. 16, 2009.  The 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment is deployed with Regimental Combat Team 3 to conduct counter insurgency operations in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces in southern Afghanistan.
2018-06-21, Sify
[USA], Jun 21 (ANI): Voice of Karachi Chairman Nadeem Nusrat has said that at a time, when Pakistan's military establishment, its spy agency ISI in particular, is...
Dawn: HYDERABAD: Interned Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Inam Memon has declared assets in his and his wife’s names worth Rs160m as on June 30, 2017. These assets have been brought on record along with his candidature for PS-63 (Tandojam) he had won in...
The Hindu: In the run up to the 1971 war with India, General Yahya Khan, the military ruler of Pakistan failed to deal with the pressure of his job. One evening, at a high-spirited social event for Soviet and Chinese guests, he challenged the Indian Prime MinisterIndira...
Dawn: After films like Cake and Motorcycle Girl, I had started to believe that there was a positive shift taking place in Pakistan's entertainment industry, a shift where we were finally getting female characters that have some depth and aren't just a tool to move...
The News International: Our correspondentKARACHI: Hardly a couple of days after Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) denied NOC to British boxer Amir Khan for staging SuperBoxingLeague (SBL) in Islamabad in early winter the former two-time world champion and Olympic silver medallist...
The News International: KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Ministry of Petroleum, Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Oil and GasRegulatory Authority (Ogra) and others to file comprehensive statement along with details of the last six months of petroleum import bidding and...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday released the final electoral rolls, showing the number of registered voters hitting 105,955,509 mark while voters in Punjab are more than other provinces, including Fata and...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: The beleaguered Abraaj Group has filed an application for provisional liquidation in the GrandCourt of Cayman Islands, where in Kuwait’s Social Security Fund on May 22 filed petition seeking to force into bankruptcy proceeding.The Abraaj in a...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and GrandDemocratic Alliance (GDA) Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the measures of the caretaker government and Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for free, fair and transparent elections in the...
The News International: Auckland: Instagram posts, national excitement and well-wishing from political rivals: Jacinda Ardern’s journey to motherhood was very different to that made three decades earlier by Pakistani Prime MinisterBenazir Bhutto, the only other world leader to...
The News International: By Our correspondentLAHORE: As the candidates contesting the general elections have shared their asset details with the ECP, it is revealed that PPP Chairman Bilal Bhutto-Zardari’s assets have been valued at over Rs1.54 billion, more than that of his...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: In a bid to curb the menace of power theft that is inflicting billions of rupees losses to the national kitty and mortgaging the power security, a parliamentary panel on Thursday gave a novel suggestion to the government to take the help of religion...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday released the final electoral rolls, showing the number of registered voters hitting 105,955,509 mark while voters in Punjab are more than other provinces, including Fata and Islamabad....
Dawn: KARACHI: Veteran diplomat Jamsheed Kekobad Ardeshir Marker, better known as Jamsheed Marker, passed away on Thursday, his family and friends said. He was 95. Mr Marker served for three decades and in his long career he remained posted in...
Why electables2018-06-22
Dawn: THE term ‘electables’ has been popularised over the last three decades with the rampant use of vast sums of money to invest in persons who stand a better chance of being elected. The agitation and protests by so-called loyalists not...