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  • Angoor Adda checkpost not handed over to Afghanistan: Aizaz

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has not handed over the Angoor Adda checkpost to Afghanistan, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said on Monday, snubbing earlier claims made by the army...

    More than five-decade-old border crossing facility at Angoor Adda, 35km off South Waziristan’s regional headquarters of Wana, has been a bone of contention between the two countries ever since it was built nearly a year ago...

  • Afghanistan closes Angoor Adda border crossing

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Afghan authorities have closed the Angoor Adda border crossing in South Waziristan hours after it was handed over to them, it emerged on Tuesday...

    “We have taken over the control of Bab-i-Waziristan post [Angoor Adda border crossing] where the Afghan flag has been hoisted to herald the development,” an Afghan diplomatic official posted at the post told Dawn...

  • Tribe wants Angoor Adda border crossing reopened

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Elders of the Ahmadzai Wazir tribe of South Waziristan Agency have demanded that the government open the Angoor Adda border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan to facilitate the movement of common people in the area...

    A jirga of elders and ulema held in Wana discussed the continuing closure of the Angoor Adda crossing point, search operation in the area and registration of non-custom paid vehicles...

  • LHC resumes hearing of 2016 Angoor Adda case

    ISLAMABAD: After a gap of about two years, the Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday resumed the hearing of a petition filed by a former army officer against the handing over of the Angoor Adda post to the Afghan government...

    In his petition filed in June 2016, retired lieutenant colonel Inamur Rahim had requested initiation of proceedings against the senior officers who had allowed the transfer of Angoor Adda...

  • Riffatullah stars as Sialkot exit

    RAWALPINDI: Peshawar rode on a blazing innings from their old guard Riffatullah Mohmand to outgun Sialkot in the second semi-final of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup by five wickets at the Pindi Cricket Stadium late on Monday night...

    The six-time winners Sialkot had posted 169-7 after they were asked to bat under lights when Peshawar skipper Zohaib Khan had won the toss...

  • Protesters attack Law Minister Zahid Hamid's residence in Sialkot

    Law Minister Zahid Hamid's residence in Sialkot was attacked by supporters of Tehreek-i-Labaik and other religious parties, DawnNews reported on Saturday...

    Explore: Islamabad operation 'suspended' as thousands of violent protesters take over streetsThe attackers, that were more than 100 in number, vandalised and pelted stones at Hamid's house that is situated in Pasrur near Sialkot...

  • ATC grants 10-day physical remand of eight IS suspects arrested from Sialkot

    SIALKOT: An anti-terrorism court granted on Tuesday 10 days’ physical remand of eight suspects of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in different cases registered against them by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) under the Anti-Terrorism Act...

    The CTD personnel arrested the suspects from Sialkot region and seized weapons, explosives and laptops, as well as a large number of compact discs containing publicity material...

  • Iqbal Day events held in Sialkot

    SIALKOT: The 140th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal was observed with traditional zeal and zest here on Thursday at Iqbal Manzil, the birthplace of the poet-philosopher...

    Chairperson Sialkot District Council Hina Arshad Warraich and PTI stalwart Dr...

  • FIA arrests three suspects from Sialkot, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA / SIALKOT / QUETTA: Following the discovery of 15 bullet-riddled bodies by the Levies force in Balochistan’s Buleda tehsil on Wednesday morning, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided and arrested several human traffickers in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts on Thursday...

    Muhammad Tanveer from Mundair Khurd village of Sialkot district was picked up for his alleged involvement in human trafficking...

  • ‘Top brands procuring goods from Sialkot’

    SIALKOT: Almost 100 top international sports and leisurewear brands procure their products from the highly industrialised city of Sialkot, allowing the country to earn $2 billion foreign exchange annually, President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Zahid Latif Malik said on Wednesday...

    Addressing a meeting of exporters and trade bodies at the SCCI, Mr Malik said leading brands including Adidas, Nike, Select, Puma,...

  • CM transfers Sialkot DPO

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Wednesday ordered transfer of Sialkot District Police Officer Shahzad Asif and the deputy superintendent of police in connection with the killing of two lawyers at Daska...

  • Ignored by Sialkot, Malik to be Lions’ guest player

    LAHORE: In an unusual developmenta key player of Sialkot Region, former national skipper Shoaib Malik, has been ignored by his native region for the upcoming Super Eight National Twenty20, as the cricketer was forced to play for Lahore Lions...

    The 33-year-old Malik, it may be mentioned here, led Sialkot Region to several national T20 titles in the past...

  • Omar Associates annihilate Sialkot

    KARACHI: Omar Associates set a new record in women’s domestic one-day cricket on Thursday when they thrived on three centuries to plunder a massive 450-5 against Sialkot in the 10th Mohtarma Fatimah Jinnah National Women’s Cricket Tournament at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke...

    Sialkot never stood any chance of staging a comeback and were sent packing for 84 in 31...

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