'We have to take action because Pakistan cannot afford to have terror outfits on its soil,' said Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry.
Two most wanted militants, Maulvi Abdullah Brohi and Abdul Hafeez Pindrani, were killed in a shootout in the Sibi region of Balochistan.
Pakistanis of diverse religious beliefs visited the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine to remember a deadly suicide attack there in February 2017.
Iran's own policies and security failures are responsible for the February 13 suicide bombing claimed by Jaish al-Adl, Pakistani officials and analysts say.
The exercises and security audits will help police respond more effectively to any terrorist attack, officials say.
While the increasingly paranoid Taliban and ISIS try to wipe out spies in their own ranks, Afghan forces are launching robust operations against both groups, military officials say.
President Ashraf Ghani fired Deputy Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq in a move observers say was more than just political and was aimed at protecting Afghanistan's national interests.
The cameras will improve security and ensure quality of education in compliance with government guidelines, administrators say.
With Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) leaders in custody and a strong police presence, protests called for by the hardline religious party failed to materialise in significant numbers.
The new sanctions aim to shut down the illicit networks Iran uses to export terrorism and unrest across the globe, the US Treasury said.