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Report in Dawn, July 3rd, 2017
KARACHI: Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal on Sunday directed the police to ensure extraordinary security for Chinese and other foreign nationals working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects as well as other development projects in the province.
Taking notice of the Saturday incident of firing on some Chinese nationals in Ghotki, the home minister called for extra care and appropriate steps for the safety and security of foreigners working in Sindh.
Mr Siyal directed senior police officials to chalk out a comprehensive strategy.
He asked …

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[3 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]

Arising in extreme brutality, neo JMB still poses as a threat to public safety. While several of its top leaders have been killed in operations of the law enforcement agencies, the organisation is trying to get back on its feet with new leadership. Its present leader is Kamrul alias Asad, who may have other aliases too.
Neo JMB reportedly had even been planning a large scale attack this Ramadan. Certain officials of the law enforcement have said that the militants failed to carry out their plans due to the precautions of …

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Report in The Daily Star, July 3, 2017
Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque believes militants will not be able to carry out attacks as their strength has been reduced through continued police operations since the Holey Artisan attack.
He admitted that militancy wasn’t uprooted altogether, and stressed that its network was destroyed.
Most of the senior militant leaders were either killed or captured in police raids, he said talking to reporters at police headquarters yesterday.
Police have been successful in countering militancy because people of the country including Islamic scholars …

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Report in The Daily Star, July 03, 2017
Green activists yesterday reiterated that the government should backtrack on the proposed Rampal power plant to be built in the vicinity of the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans, with a session of Unesco World Heritage Committee ongoing over the listing of “heritage sites in danger”.
The United Nations and the International Union for Conservation of Nature have already warned the government not to build the plant, but the government is adamant to go ahead overlooking concerns expressed at home and abroad, they …

Featured, Gilgit -Baltistan »

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By Nadia Ali in PAKISTANTODAY, July 3, 2017
Home to around one hundred and seven households, Hussaini is a small but beautiful village along Hunza River, surrounded by tall, robust mountains in the valley of Gojal in Upper Hunza. One of the most striking things about this breath-taking village is the foot bridge that welcomes one on the way.
This bridge is made up of small wooden planks about six feet long, tied together with a strong rope. In many places along the way, the wooden planks are missing and the …