Post-mortem report suggests Bijarani shot wife, then committed suicide: police

Fariha Razzaq and Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani

Police on Friday said that based on initial investigation, the cause of death of PPP minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani — who was found shot dead in his house along with his wife on Thursday — appears to be a suicide. The senior politician first killed his wife, former MPA and long-time media professional Fariha Razzaq, and then used the same weapon to commit suicide, said a press release issued by the deputy inspector general police, South Zone Karachi, on Friday. “On the basis of the available crime scene/circumstantial evidence and initial…

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آرمی چیف کی سعودی ولی عہد سے ملاقات

Gen Bajwa Meets Prince Muhammad Bin Salman

آرمی چیف جنرل قمر جاوید باجوہ نے سعودی ولی عہد محمد بن سلمان سے ملاقات کی ہے۔ آرمی چیف جنرل قمر جاوید باجوہ کی سعودی ولی عہد، وزیر دفاع اور وزارتی کونسل کے نائب صدر شہزادہ محمد بن سلمان بن عبد العزیز سے یہ ملاقات ریاض میں ہوئی۔ ملاقات کے دوران دونوں ممالک کی افواج کے درمیان تعلقات اور باہمی دلچسپی کے امور پر تبادلہ خیال کیا گیا۔ خبر: جنگ

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Jadhav may be serving naval officer, says Indian magazine

Kulbhushan Yadav

KARACHI: That India has unleashed a covert war against Pakistan and that convicted spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is a serving officer of Indian Navy is no longer news for Pakistanis because they already know that. But it’s surely news — big news — when a major Indian magazine, published by a reputable media house, finally comes around to admitting that. The magazine concerned is Frontline that is published by publishers of the well-known newspaper The Hindu, which has not only acknowledged that India is engaged in a covert war but also…

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FIA arrests man over Malakand child pornography

BATKHELA/CHARSADDA/NOWSHERA: The Federal Investigation Agency has arrested a man suspected of being involved in child pornography in Batkhela area of Malakand. Also in the day, the Charsadda police claimed to have taken into custody two men on the charge of stripping and filming a girl. A senior official of the Malakand district administration told Dawn that a five-member FIA team visited the District Headquarters Hospital, Batkhela, as part of investigation into a child pornography and blackmail complaint. The official said the administration provided support to the FIA, which arrested three…

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Naqeeb’s family rules out compromise with Rao

Naqeebullah Mehsood

KARACHI: The family of Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud, who was killed in a “fake encounter” last month allegedly by former SSP of Malir Rao Anwar, on Thursday ruled out any compromise with the suspended accused officer in the name of Diyat, or blood money, minutes after the reports of a possible deal between the two sides hit the news channels’ headlines. The news channels claimed through their unnamed sources that the family of Naqeeb had agreed to receive blood money to “pardon” former SSP Rao, the key accused in the murder…

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