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  • Federations asked to organise training camps from Aug 1st

    ISLAMABAD: Various sports federations have been asked to organise training camps from August 1 ahead of the 12th South Asian Games which are slated to be held in India in January next year, following a meeting of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) here on Thursday...

    PSB’s Director-General (Technical) Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera chaired the meeting held to finalise the arrangements for training camps for athletes for the upcoming mega event... ...

  • DG ISPR issues open challenge to Indian army to share locations of targeted 'terror camps'

    The Pakistan Army's media wing on Monday issued an open challenge to the Indian army to share locations of the alleged terror camps the latter had claimed to have targeted in Azad Jammu and Kashmir...

    The challenge came in response to a tweet by Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, who noted that the Indian high commission in Pakistan has not yet responded to an offer made by the director general of the Inter-Services...

  • Kuwait accuses Hezbollah of training Shias suspected of forming 'terror cell'

    Kuwait has protested to Lebanon over the alleged training by Hezbollah of 21 Shias that were convicted on charges of forming a “terror cell” in the Sunni-majority emirate last month...

    The letter delivered by Kuwait's ambassador in Beirut late on Friday said the emirate's supreme court had found that “Hezbollah took part in contacts, coordinating meetings, paid funds and provided arms and military training in Lebanon” for the...

  • Army chief witnesses Pak-China drill at counter-terror training centre

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the National Counter Terrorism Training Centre (NCTC) at Pabbi and spent the day witnessing concluding sessions of high-profile training events...

    He saw the final day of the two-month-long Pakistan-China exercise Warrior-4, which focused on high-impact counter-terrorism operations, both in rural and urban areas, using heli-borne and special forces of both countries,...

  • Pakistan to provide $5m food grant to Rohingya camps

    ISLAMABAD: A cabinet committee formed to tackle issues over the plight of Rohingya Muslims has decided on a $5 million grant in the form of food to be channelled through the World Food Program for distribution in Rohingya camps in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand...

    Pakistan will also appeal to the United Nations to impress upon the Myanmar government to grant Rohingya Muslims equal citizenship rights and ensure the protection of the...

  • Pakistan Tennis Federation to set up camps for junior players

    Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will set up training camps in three different categories for junior players with the aim to bring forth new talent, PTF Secretary Sanaullah Aman said on Thursday...

    He said that the training camp for junior players would be divided into three different categories based on age brackets...

  • How Pakistan is tackling terror financing to stay off a list of 'terror-friendly' nations

    Pakistan has frozen the accounts of 5,000 suspected terrorists, taking about $3 million out of their pockets, but Islamabad could still come under scrutiny at a crucial June meeting of an international watchdog that tracks terror financing...

    Analysts and government officials say political foot-dragging and sympathetic supporters throughout Pakistan makes it difficult to cut off the money supply to banned terrorist groups...

  • Around 25,000 Rohingyas left Myanmar camps last year

    BANGKOK: Around 25,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority group have left camps for displaced people in western Myanmar and returned to the communities they fled during sectarian violence in 2012, the United Nations said on Monday...

    The number of people still in camps has fallen to around 120,000 from 145,000 in Rakhine State, Vivian Tan, regional spokeswoman for the UN refugee agency, said...

  • Rohingya militants in Bangladesh camps eager to fight

    Bangladesh has deployed secret police in the burgeoning refugee camps near its border with Myanmar, where Rohingya claiming to be members of a militant group say they have found fertile ground for recruitment...

    But inside the camps are a number of self-proclaimed members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the group behind the August 25 attacks on police posts in Myanmar that sparked a military crackdown that the UN has...

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