Wednesday, January 27, 2021



Pak test-fires nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile

Islamabad, January 20: Pakistan said on Wednesday that it successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile which can strike targets up to 2,750 kilometres. The launch of Shaheen-III missile was "aimed at revalidating various design and technical parameters of weapon system," said a statement issued by the media wing of the Pakistani army - the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).The missile is capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2,750 kms, the statement said.President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and top army generals congratulated scientists and...

12 police officials dismissed for negligence in protecting Hindu temple from vandalisation in Pak

Peshawar, January 14: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government in Pakistan has dismissed 12 police officials following an enquiry report that found them guilty of "negligence" in protecting a Hindu temple in the province, which was torched by a mob led by members of a radical Islamist party. The government also forfeited one-year service of 33 police officials in connection with the incident.The temple in Terri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Karak district was attacked on December 30 by the mob after members of the Hindu community received permission from local authorities...
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