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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Muzamil was promised
future jobs, UK jury
told in Goraya case

LONDON: The Pakistan-based middleman, Muzamil, who allegedly sought to hire 31-year-old Mohammad Gohir Khan to kill dissident blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya had also mentioned future ‘jobs’, a UK jury heard on Tuesday.

Decision to send
Nawaz Sharif abroad
was Imran’s: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: A key member of the federal cabinet and one of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) top-tier leaders spilled the beans about the government’s decision to allow former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to proceed abroad on...

Terrorism again rearing
its head in Pakistan
due to PTI govt: Nawaz

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said terrorism is again rearing its head in the country because of ‘flawed’ policies of Imran Khan. “I condemn the Lahore blast...

Shahrukh’s illegal stay
at private hospitals,
jail superintendent suspended

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has suspended Karachi Central Jail superintendent Hassan Sethu after Shahrukh Jatoi, convicted for the murder of Shahzeb Khan, was found illegally staying at a hospital...

Pak FIA launches money
laundering probe against
TikTok star Hareem Shah

A screengrab from a viral video in which TikTok star Hareem Shah is seen saying she had travelled with a significant amount of cash from Pakistan to the UK.

Mossad bombed European
firms which were helping
Pakistan nukes in 1980s

LONDON: Israel’s intelligence agency, the Mossad, was likely behind bombings and phone threats on German and Swiss companies linked to Pakistan’s covert nuclear programme, a Swiss historian told...

Governor Sarwar, AJK PM
discuss issues of concern,
other affairs with PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: During an interaction with Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, PM Imran Khan on Thursday affirmed his government’s commitment to prioritising the completion of people-oriented projects such as health, education, low-cost housing,...

Taliban again destroy
barbed fences, clashes with
Pak troops at Durand

KABUL: For the second time in a week, the Taliban and Pakistani forces clashed at the Durand Line border after the latter allegedly tried to extend the barbed wire fences into the...

FIA cracking down on
hoarders and smugglers
for stability of currency

KARACHI: The Pakistan rupee has continued to trade at historic lows against the United State Dollar (USD) as 2021 draws to a close amid higher imports, analysts and traders said, projecting a...

IHC appoints AG
as prosecutor in
Rana Shamim case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has appointed Attorney General Khalid Jawed Khan as prosecutor in the contempt of court case against former chief judge of Gilgit-Baltistan Rana Mohammad Shamim, Editor-in-Chief of the Jang...