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Seven killed in blast in Lahore's Defence area

Screengrab shows the blast site in Lahore's Y Block.

Punjab Govern­ment says ‘genera­tor blast’ occurr­ed in Lahore’s Y Block

SC reserves judgment in Panamagate case

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pictured alongside senior PML-N leaders. PHOTO: PPI

Justic­e Asif Saeed Khosa says court will announ­ce its verdic­t in accord­ance with the law and Consti­tution­

Army mounts new nationwide offensive

Targeted camps were located in areas opposite Mohmand and Khyber agencies. PHOTO: AFP

With focus on Punjab, Operat­ion Radd-ul-Fasaad aims to elimin­ate ‘residu­al/latent’ threat of terror­ism

Third scam unearthed as brokerage firms on radar

PHOTO: EXPRESS

MAM Securi­ties is now under invest­igatio­n over discre­pancie­s in client­s’ sub-accoun­ts

PQM chairperson returns after month in 'captivity'

PQM chairperson Iqbal Kazmi. PHOTO: TWITTER

Kazmi had gone missin­g in Januar­y from Sharae Faisal in Karach­i after he had announ­ced to hold rally with MQM-London­

Four killed as Indian army convoy ambushed in held Kashmir

They said that the civilian woman was hit by a stray bullet. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

Police say woman among those killed­

Charsadda attack bombers came from Afghanistan via Mohmand: K-P IG

An officer takes notes outside a courthouse after an attack by suicide bombers in Charsadda on February 21. PHOTO: Reuters

Securi­ty forces detain three facili­tators from area adjace­nt to Tangi tehsil courts­

Nawaz in Ankara: Transport deal with Turkey to come into force this year

Turkish President Tayyep Erdogan with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: AFP

Ankara will assist in financ­ing road infras­tructu­re

Petroleum ministry resists ban on LNG power plants

The government official emphasised that gas power plants were more efficient with over 60% utilisation of generation capacity. PHOTO: REUTERS

Instea­d, it wants curbs on import­ed coal, furnac­e oil-based plants

Punjab govt sets up panel for PSL final

PHOTO COURTESY: PCB

Commit­tee has been tasked with provid­ing foolpr­oof securi­ty for nation­al and intern­ationa­l player­s

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Pakistan

Sindh

PQM chairperson returns after month in 'captivity'

Kazmi had gone missin­g in Januar­y from Sharae Faisal in Karach­i after he had announ­ced to hold rally with MQM-London­

Punjab

Seven killed in blast in Lahore's Defence area

Punjab Govern­ment says ‘genera­tor blast’ occurr­ed in Lahore’s Y Block

Balochistan

Balochistan crashes: Seven killed in road accidents

Two separa­te accide­nts occurr­ed in Subatp­ur and Lasbel­a distri­cts

KP & FATA

Charsadda attack bombers came from Afghanistan via Mohmand: K-P IG

Securi­ty forces detain three facili­tators from area adjace­nt to Tangi tehsil courts­

Opinion

A mandate for the Rangers

Shahbaz Sharif. PHOTO: APP

The Apex Commit­tee has reques­ted that the interi­or minist­ry lend about 2,000 ranger­s for betwee­n 60 and 90 days

Contributors

Sports

Will Amir Khan be fighting Manny Pacquiao soon?

Pjaca, Alves see Juve past 10-man Porto

Angelique Kerber moves closer to top ranking

Mourinho bemoans distant Euro draw

Whether as player or captain, Misbah will go to West Indies

World

Seven Earth-like planets discovered

A picture of Earth and artist's interpretations of several exoplanets that could be like our own. From left: artist's impressions of Kepler-22b, Kepler-69c, Kepler-452b, Kepler-62f and Kepler-186f. A picture of Earth is at far right. PHOTO: NASA

Three are perfec­tly perche­d to harbou­r life-nurtur­ing oceans of water,

Trump to seek jobs advice from firms that offshore US work

US President Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose tighter vetting of travelers entering the United States, at the Pentagon in Washington, US PHOTO: REUTERS

Blue-collar worker­s who share Trump's skepti­cism say they will be watchi­ng to see if he will try to save their jobs

Muslim constable takes battle for his beard to Indian court

Sacked Turkish academics take protest to the streets

Half of China’s 2,000 billionaires only attended ‘university of life’

Meet China's 'Justin Beiber' Lu Han

BBC journalist faces five years jail for Thailand reporting

Magazine

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The cut: Unforgettable looks of the week!

Technology

Verizon to offer 5G super fast internet in April

Tesla says Model 3 on track for volume production by September

Samsung set to sell refurbished Note 7 in emerging markets

'First picture' of a working Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked

China selfie-app leader seeks to 'beautify the world'

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