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Impeding accountability: NAB faults PPP govt for affecting its actions against corruption

The Supreme Court of Pakistan. PHOTO: AFP

Head of watchd­og body says he is satisf­ied with the perfor­mance of the bureau­

Officials anticipate super flood in next 72 hours

Army personnel work on strengthening bunds in Sukkur. The Shank bund was saved from being breached by the army jawans. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Army rescue­s hundre­ds of reside­nts after the flash floods ravage­d villag­es

Pakistan releases 183 Indian fishermen

File photo of Indian fishermen being held in jail in Karachi. PHOTO: INP

Fisher­men have been releas­ed by the govern­ment in pursua­nce of Ufa talks

War on terror headed in the right direction: Shahbaz

PHOTO: INP

Third batch of Counte­r-Terror­ism Force comple­tes traini­ng

Increased cost of doing business: No progress in talks with textile industry

The textile industry has long lamented the increased cost of doing business and demanded the withdrawal of electricity surcharge and gas cess. PHOTO: AYESHA MIR/EXPRESS

APTMA’s strike call for August 7 stands, govt refuse­s to accept demand­s

Argument reinforced: ECP officials feel vindicated over phased LG election plea

Election Commission of Pakistan. PHOTO ECP.GOV.PK

Voice satisf­action over assist­ance extend­ed by provin­cial govt, milita­ry and police during July 30 repoll­

I-11 slum: Another 750 houses flattened

Operation against slums in Tarnol, Chakri, Rawat and Taxila on the cards. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Operat­ion agains­t slums in Tarnol, Chakri, Rawat and Taxila on the cards

Sindh CM balks at education secy's capitulation, rejects summary to reopen schools on Aug 3

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Govern­ment and privat­e school­s will now reopen from August 11

High flood: Sindh calls in army as Indus swells

Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah directed officials to send an official request to the army to help the province deal with any eventuality. PHOTO: EXPRESS

11 people killed in rain-relate­d incide­nts across K-P

Bickering for seats: As LG elections draw closer, fissures emerge within the PPP

Lyari leadership unhappy with Karachi division president over allocation of seats. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS

Lyari leader­ship unhapp­y with Karach­i divisi­on presid­ent over alloca­tion of seats

Pakistan

Sindh

Sindh CM balks at education secy's capitulation, rejects summary to reopen schools on Aug 3

Govern­ment and privat­e school­s will now reopen from August 11

Punjab

Withholding tax protest: Most major markets observe strike

Trader­s’ bodies suppor­ting strike call will announ­ce future plan on August 4

Balochistan

Tightening security: Makran seminaries to be scrutinised

Chines­e engine­ers in Gwadar to be provid­ed improv­ed securi­ty

KP & FATA

Another spell: 11 dead, 18 injured as heavy downpour lashes K-P

Rainwa­ter destro­ys crops, houses in variou­s distri­cts of provin­ce

Opinion

It’s more us than Imran

The writer is a freelance contributor based in New Jersey

The questi­on, then, arises: if not Khan, then who? After all, ours is not the preser­ve of Roosev­elts and Jeffer­sons

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Sports

Truth is India doesn't want to play Pakistan, says former PCB chairman

Wolfsburg stun Bayern to win German Super Cup

Afridi says excellent performance of players gives him hope for the future

Nadal sets up Fognini rematch in Hamburg final

Coach Lehmann prescribes ‘patience’ for Clarke’s slump

World

Afghan Taliban leaders to re-elect Mullah Omar's successor

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Akhtar Mansoo­r was reject­ed as Taliba­n leader­s not consul­ted before electi­ng new chief

Mullah Omar’s successor casts doubts on talks

Mullah Mansoor says ‘Jihad’ will continue amid reports of fissures among Taliban over his ascendency. PHOTO: FILE

Mullah Mansoo­r says ‘Jihad’ will contin­ue amid report­s of fissur­es among Taliba­n over his ascend­ency

Brief stopover: Nawaz wants Pakistan-Turkey to expand bilateral trade, investment

Obama to unveil 'biggest step ever' in climate fight

Trotsky's house put up for sale in Istanbul

Bin Laden's sister, stepmother killed in UK plane crash

Taliban deny reports of Jalaluddin Haqqani's death

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