HYDERABAD: Sindh Rangers and Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have arrested a close aide of slain Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader, Baitullah Mehsud, in a joint raid carried out in Kotri.
Pakistani users can rejoice because now they will be able to consume a lot ofNetflix content through its official presence in Pakistan. Netflix has opened its service for all the world including Pakistan. The announcement was made by the CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings at the keynote at CES Tech Show in Las Vegas.
For the uninitiated, Netflix is an on demand video streaming service, a better alternative to traditional television channels for watching movies, dramas and videos on your own terms.
Reed Hastings also confirmed that the service will begin offering HDR content in a few months time.
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The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilization (3300-1300 BCE; mature period 2600-1900 BCE) extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India. Along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia it was one of three early civilizations of the Old World, and of the three the most widespread It flourished in the basins of the Indus River, one of the major rivers of Asia, and the Ghaggar-Hakra River, which once coursed through northwest India and eastern Pakistan.
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has asked Bangladesh to withdraw one of its diplomats from Islamabad, Dhaka said Wednesday, in an apparent retaliation after the expulsion of a Pakistani envoy who allegedly funded a suspected extremist on trial for espionage.
Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque said Islamabad had on Tuesday asked Dhaka to recall senior diplomat Moushumi Rahman from its high commission in Islamabad within 48 hours.
“The political counsellor and head of chancery in Islamabad has been given till Thursday to leave the country,” Haque told AFP.
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By Mohammad Taqi, Former Columnist for The Daily Times of Pakistan
For the people of Pakistan’s restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, the year 2015 ended just like the past one had: on a bloody note. On Dec. 29, a bomb explosion targeting a government office killed at least 26 in Mardan, some 30 miles northwest of the provincial capital Peshawar. The breakaway Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction of the jihadist terror group Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has claimed responsibility for the attack. Separately, the TTP bragged about the attacks it carried out in 2015 in a year-end report, along with charts and infographics posted to its website. Regardless of which faction of the Pakistani Taliban claimed what attacks, it is clear that for Pakistan’s Pashtun heartland the war against jihadist terror is not over by any means. Pakistan’s army Zarb-e-Azb operation, now into its 19th month, does, however, seem to have disrupted the TTP’s command and control structure and its ability to launch cohesive attacks inside Pakistan at large.
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