Abbottabad (Pakistan)

Type: City
Name: Abbottabad (Pakistan) (Abbottabad Airport)
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 34.150002
Longitude: 73.199997
population: 127,950
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Differing versions: Taxi driver injured in ‘encounter’

STOCK IMAGEHARIPUR:A taxi driver was critically injured when police opened fire at him in Khanpur on Saturday morning.Police termed it an ‘encounter’ with carjackers while the injured driver claimed he was the owner of a taxi and was chasing three passengers ... [Published The Express Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kashmir solution can lead to lasting peace in region: CoAS

October 19, 2014Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif has said Pakistan Army is fully capable of deterring and defeating aggression across the entire spectrum of threat. Yet, it persistently seeks peace in the region and beyond. "Lasting peace ... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Badge of honour

Were it not for Officer Afshan, Swabi’s Nasreen Bibi* might never have entered a police station to lodge a complaint. Her husband had levelled baseless accusations at her and tortured her, and Nasreen was left with no option but to approach the local ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

9/11 Memorial: A moving experience

We visited the National September 11 Memorial Museum when we were in New York City recently, and no words could amply describe how moving the experience was.The museum, located 70 feet below the memorial plaza, and which was opened to the public in May, ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Just resolution of Kashmir issue vital for lasting peace in region: COAS

KAKUL (Abbottabad), Oct 18 (APP): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said on Saturday that lasting peace in the region will only come about with the fair and just resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance with the will of Kashmiri people ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rs1,000 million allocated for improvement of KP Police dept, says minister

ABBOTTABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani on Friday said that provincial government has finished political involvement in government functionaries and police department is improving day by day.He said this while addressing ... [Published The News International - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

PESCO notifies power suspension

F.P. ReportPESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) Friday notified power suspension from Peshawar, Abbotabad, Swabi, Grid Stations and feeders from October 18 to 26 due to necessary maintenance work. Power supply will remain off from 132 KV ... [Published Frontier Post - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Development: ‘PTI govt striving to reform police and judiciary’

The PTI-led govern­ment’s policy is focuse­d on develo­ping the police, educat­ion and judici­ary depart­mentsPHOTO: LOGOABBOTABAD:  The PTI-led government’s policy is focused on developing the police, education and judiciary departments. Information ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

PHC asks district judge to withhold proceedings

MANSEHRA: The Peshawar High Court (PHC), Abbottabad circuit bench, on Thursday asked the district and sessions judge, Kohistan, to withhold proceedings in killing of five women who were allegedly murdered in the video scandal of 2011.The district court ... [Published The News International - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Airspace violation: NATO helicopters enter Pakistan near Torkham border

Gunshi­p helico­pters report­edly entere­d Pakist­ani territ­ory and hovere­d for around 10 minute­sFile photo of a NATO helicopter in Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFPPESHAWAR:  Nato helicopters violated Pakistani airspace near the Torkham border, officials told ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Qadri to continue ‘movement’

FAISALABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri says his party will neither take part in the by-elections nor will any activist cast vote as it has decided to stay away from the by-polls, however, it will carry on the movement to change ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Qadri hints at PAT, PTI electoral alliance

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri has said that his party could form an electoral alliance with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).“I wish to see the two parties together in elections as well,” said the PAT chief in an exclusive interview ... [Published Pakistan Today - Oct 13 2014]

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"When the rich get richer they get more powerful and that puts them in the position to lobby for policies that make them richer still" - former Clinton advisor Larry Summers
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Kashmir solution can lead to lasting peace in r... [Published Business Recorder - Oct 19 2014]
Church vs State: Who is telling the truth on te... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 18 2014]
9/11 Memorial: A moving experience [Published Philippine Star - Oct 18 2014]
Just resolution of Kashmir issue vital for last... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Oct 18 2014]
Anti-militants offensive delivering decisive re... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 18 2014]
Resolution of Kashmir issue will bring lasting ... [Published Dunya News - Oct 18 2014]
Rs1,000 million allocated for improvement of KP... [Published The News International - Oct 18 2014]
PESCO notifies power suspension [Published Frontier Post - Oct 18 2014]
Development: ‘PTI govt striving to reform polic... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
Kohistan video scandal: Azadkhel tribal elders ... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
PHC asks district judge to withhold proceedings [Published The News International - Oct 17 2014]
Muharram security: Peshawar among four district... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
Judge stopped from hearing Kohistan girls’ case [Published DAWN Group - Oct 17 2014]
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: The 't... [Published Russia Today - Oct 16 2014]
Afghanistan Confirms New Polio Cases as Pakista... [Published VICE - Oct 16 2014]
Jaimini Bhagwati: The Pakistan stakes [Published Business Standard India - Oct 16 2014]
Sovereignty And Ambiguity [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 16 2014]
Forest fear: Villagers grow weary as leopards m... [Published The Express Tribune - Oct 15 2014]
Former AG: Obama Cares more about Politics than... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Oct 15 2014]
Awareness workshop held [Published Frontier Post - Oct 15 2014]
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Senior al Qaeda leader reported killed in US ai... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - 16 hours ago]
The US is reported to have killed a senior al Qaeda leader in an airstrike in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar near the border with Pakistan's tribal agency of Khyber. Despite US military officials claims to the contrary, recent raids and airstrikes ...
Senior al Qaeda leader reported killed in US ai... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 18 hours ago]
The US is reported to have killed a senior al Qaeda leader in an airstrike in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar near the border with Pakistan's tribal agency of Khyber. Despite US military officials claims to the contrary, recent raids and airstrikes ...
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Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil, the longtime emir of the Pakistan-based Harakat-ul-Mujahideen that was listed as a Foreign Terrorist Organization in 1997, was finally added to the US list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. Khalil signed Osama bin Laden's ...
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Fazle-ur-Rahman Khalil, the longtime emir of the Pakistan-based Harakat-ul-Mujahideen that was listed as a Foreign Terrorist Organization in 1997, was finally added to the US list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. Khalil signed Osama bin Laden's ...
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