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Visitors littering Saiful Muluk Lake to be fined

Visitors littering Saiful Muluk Lake to be fined

MANSEHRA dawn.com: The Balakot tehsil administration, wildlife department and civil society members have started a campaign for ensuring cleanliness at the Saiful Muluk Lake and its surroundings. “We have planned to make Saiful Muluk Lake free of garbage through the campaign and those tourists who would throw garbage and polythene bags at the romantic place of a prince with fairy ...

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Nuclear weapons are no joke, you can’t use them: Zardari

This officially released picture shows Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing the All-Party Conference on Friday. He is flanked by PPP Co-Chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari and JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.

Dawn.com : Nuclear weapons are not an aggressive option and you cannot use them, says former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari. In an interview to Russia Today (RT), Zardari said: “You can develop it, you can have it, you can display a photograph of it but nuclear weapons are no joke.” The former president doesn’t ...

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Smokers’ Corner: Edhi, the politician

Abdul Sattar Edhi sahib

Dawn.com : Much has been written about Abdul Sattar Edhi, the tireless philanthropist who against some extremely daunting odds, managed to construct a most effective, loved and trusted charitable empire in Pakistan. Edhi Sahib’s overwhelming humanitarian impulse which often throbbed for the needy without exhibiting any religious or social bias, is brilliantly captured in Tehmina Durrani’s 1996 book, Mirror to ...

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APS massacre mastermind killed in US drone strike

peshawar school attack

PESHAWAR (Dawn.com): The mastermind of the Army Public School massacre, responsible for the death of 144 students and staff members, has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, two senior security officials claim. They told Dawn that Umar Mansour, alias Khalifa Mansour, alias Umar Naray, had been killed, along with another militant leader Qari Saifullah, in the US drone ...

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TTP commander killed in Battagram police encounter

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BATTAGRAM(Geo News): Proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Hafiz Nisar was killed on Sunday during a police encounter in Battagram while his accomplice was arrested in an injured condition. The suspect Nisar was an important commander of banned TTP Shangla and Torghar. According to District Police Officer (DPO) Raja Saboor Khan, the suspects had killed a policeman while injured another in ...

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