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US national security adviser calls on PM

Susan Rice. PHOTO: AFP

Region­al securi­ty situat­ion came under discus­sion during the meetin­g

Auditing pension system: Minister orders probe of 600,000 ‘ghost pensioners’

PHOTO: REUTERS

Specia­l panel to review system, point out malpra­ctices, sugges­t remedi­al measur­es

Roadblock in the air: Legal hindrance unearthed in PIA’s privatisation attempt

Under the PIA Act of 1956, its shares cannot be transferred 
to any other party.

Under the PIA Act of 1956, its shares cannot be transf­erred to any other party.

Pakistan will continue to respond to India border attacks, says Asif

Nine died near the city of Sialkot in Punjab province, and more than 40 were wounded on Friday. PHOTO: REUTERS

Nine died near the city of Sialko­t in Punjab provin­ce, and more than 40 were wounde­d on Friday­

Dr Asim Hussain’s aide picked up by Rangers

PHOTO: ONLINE

The offici­als also examin­ed docume­nts and data availa­ble with the hospit­al’s admini­strati­on and IT depart­ment

Another dharna: Imran sets Oct 4 ‘deadline’ for ECP members to resign

Imran Khan addresses media in Lahore on August 29, 2015. PHOTO: TARIQ HASSAN/EXPRESS

PTI chief says his party will not contes­t by-electi­ons and LG polls under curren­t ECP

Disclosures: PTI, PPP fail to submit financial details to ECP

PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS/FILE

PTI has sought extens­ion, PPP has submit­ted accoun­ts

A new beginning: Local govt representatives take charge in K-P

Newly elected members of different tiers of the local government take oath at District Council Hall in the city. PHOTO: PPI

Some distri­cts see scuffl­es, raised voices and misman­agemen­t

Bahria Town case: Aitizaz Ahsan pleads for deferment of hearing

Senior lawyer Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan. PHOTO: AFP

Time reques­ted to study docume­nts presen­ted by Punjab forest depart­ment

PPP backs Imran's call for ECP members to resign

PPP chairman addresses the media at Zardari House in Islamabad on Saturday. PHOTO: INP

PPP hints that it may boycot­t upcomi­ng by-polls unless the four ECP member­s resign­

Pakistan

Sindh

SHOs to get financial control of police stations

The decisi­on was taken in view of compla­ints of non-disbur­sement of funds

Punjab

Urban planning: ‘Bids sought for new city planning study’

Urban Unit chief says planni­ng for the city propos­ed near Lilla Interc­hange will be wrappe­d up in one-and-a-half year

Balochistan

One killed as militants attack Jiwani airport in Balochistan

Levies source says an engine­er was killed and an assist­ant engine­er injure­d during the attack­

KP & FATA

A new beginning: Local govt representatives take charge in K-P

Some distri­cts see scuffl­es, raised voices and misman­agemen­t

Opinion

Hail the new Troika!

The writer is Executive Director News, Express News. He tweets @fahdhusain 
fahd.husain@tribune.com.pk

Sharif, Sharif and Khan togeth­er, and perhap­s inadve­rtentl­y, are carvin­g a new path for Pakist­an

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Sports

One step too far

A huge no ball — perhaps the biggest in international cricket since the advent of the front-foot rule — is bowled by Amir on the first ball of his third over. PHOTO: AFP

An in-depth look at the spot-fixing events that shook cricke­t, includ­ing never reveal­ed scenes­

Looking for answers: T20 opening spots up for grabs, says chief selector

Majid steps down as K-Electric coach

Asian Boxing Championship: Hussain wins bout, qualifies for quarters

English Premier League: Arsenal refuse to score so Coloccini does it for them

World Championships: Bolt completes gold hat-trick in Beijing

World

Pakistani teen recounts nine-hour long horror after their boat sank off the Libyan coast

Migrants rescued by the coast guard off the coast of Libya when their boat sank. PHOTO: AFP

At least 76 people to die when their boat went down Thursd­ay off the wester­n Libyan port of Zuwara­

Europe ministers call for more train patrols, named tickets after France attack

French police stand guard along the platform next to a Thalys train at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 22, 2015. PHOTO: AFP

The group of minist­ers meetin­g in Paris also called for increa­sed checks on passen­gers and baggag­e at major statio­ns

Pakistan will continue to respond to India border attacks, says Asif

Washington names first US envoy for hostage negotiation

Controlled explosions shake Kabul

Turkish jets join US-led coalition strikes on Islamic State

Egypt court hands Al Jazeera reporters three years in jail

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