Gunmen attacks Pak HC judge on the way to court

Peshawar Feb 28 A senior judge of Pakistan”s Peshawar High Court has been battling for his life after being ambushed on his way to court by some bike-borne gunmen here on Thursday, police said. The assailants opened indiscriminate fire at the vehicle of Justice Muhammad Ayub Marwat in the upscale Hayatabad area when he was
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New Delhi Feb 28 7-Eleven, the world”s largest convenience retailer, Thursday signed a master franchise agreement with India”s retail major Future Retail to foray into the Indian market. The agreement is to develop and operate 7-Eleven stores within India. “The first 7-Eleven convenience store in India is expected to open in 2019. The new master
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Lyon Feb 28 Two French climbers were killed by a rockfall in the Alps on Wednesday, a local official said. The two women fell 800 metres (2,600 feet) when they were carried away by a scree of stones in mid-afternoon on the La Grave resort in southeast France”s Hautes-Alpes region, Raphael Balland said in a
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Toronto Feb 27 Canada”s flag carrier Air Canada Wednesday temporarily suspended its flights to India due to the closure of Pakistani airspace, amid escalating tensions between the two countries. Pakistan Wednesday closed its airspace for commercial flights and suspended flight operations across major airports. India also closed nine airports in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh
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Washington Feb 27 Author Fatima Bhutto, the grand daughter of former Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Wednesday asked the Imran Khan government to release an Indian Air Force pilot captured after an air combat. Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was captured on Wednesday after he ejected safely from his MiG 21 Bison aircraft but landed across
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United Nations Feb 28 The US, the UK and France have moved a fresh proposal in the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group JeM”s chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a listing that will subject him to global travel ban, asset freeze and arms embargo. The proposal was moved Wednesday by the
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Muzaffarnagar Feb 28 Amid the escalating tension between India and Pakistan, six nationals of the the neighbouring country, who came here on valid visa, are under vigilance of the local intelligence unit in the district, an official said Thursday. Six Pakistani nationals had arrived here on February 12 and they have valid visa. They are
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Kananga Feb 28 “For me, the war is now over.” If words alone carry weight, there are hopes that a brutal conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo may draw to an end. The words were spoken by Mado, a hard-eyed child fighter all of 12-years-old from the deeply-feared Kamuina Nsapu militia in central Kasai region.
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Hanoi Feb 28 US President Donald Trump said he was in “no rush” to secure a deal over Pyongyang”s nuclear programme as he kicked off formal talks Thursday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The two men who once traded personal insults and threats of destruction are holding their second meeting in eight months,
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Lahore Feb 27 Pakistan Wednesday suspended flight operations across major airports, including Islamabad and Lahore, for an indefinite period in the wake of the escalating tensions with India, a top civil aviation authority said. Pakistan”s Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Mujtaba Baig told PTI that flight operations in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces have been suspended
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