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Rare Insider Attack Kills 16 Afghan Intelligence Operatives in Helmand

ISLAMABAD Officials in Afghanistan say four operatives of the national intelligence agency have gunned down their 16 colleagues before fleeing to join the Taliban insurgency in the southern Helmand province.

The rare overnight insider attack took place at a facility …

FWO starts upgradation of Skardu-Jaglot road

Frontier Works Organization has started upgradation and widening of Skardu-Jaglot road.

According to ISPR, the road is only link between Gilgit and Skardu.

The project encompasses 164 KM long road in most treacherous area all along Indus river.

The road …

Govt giving top priority to power sector: Hafeez

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister, Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says the government is giving top priority to power sector to overcome its shortage.

In a statement, he said the sitting government added one hundred fifty eight megawatts electricity in the grid through hydle resources …

PAKISTAN, INDONESIA AGREE TO BOOST BILATERAL TRADE, COOPERATION

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Pakistan and Indonesia signed, here, four memorandums of understanding (MoU), to boost their bilateral cooperation and trade, according to the Prime Minister’s Office.

The two sides inked four accords on Liquified Natural Gas imports, trade facilitation, an additional …

Pakistan Says Operation Underway to Rescue Foreign Mountaineers

ISLAMABAD Pakistan’s military says an operation is underway to rescue two foreign mountaineers trapped on a treacherous northern Himalayan peak known as Killer Mountain.

The pair, Tomasz Mackiewicz from Poland, and Elisabeth Revol of France, were attempting to scale the …

Govt launches several projects: CM GB

Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says the PML-N Government is implementing mega development projects to put the region on path of rapid development and progress.

Talking to a party delegation in Gilgit on Monday, he said the government has launched …

Sources: Taliban Leader Approved Islamabad Meeting on Afghanistan Peace Talks

ISLAMABAD A delegation approved by the Taliban’s supreme leader visited the Pakistani capital this week for exploratory talks on restarting peace negotiations to end Afghanistan’s 16-year war, two senior officials in the movement said.

It was unclear if any progress …

U-19 World Cup: Pakistan beat Ireland by 9 wickets

In the ICC Under-19 World Cup at Whangarei in New Zealand, Pakistan beat Ireland by nine wickets on Tuesday.

Batting first, Ireland scored 97 runs in the stipulated overs.

In reply, Pakistan achieved the target in 8.5 overs for the …