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  • LAHORE: The vigilance cell of Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has arrested three fake food inspectors in Lahore today and handed the accused over to the police. According to the PFA officials the food inspectors were arrested from Gawalmandi. They added the accused would call themselves food ...

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  • SEHWAN: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar today and said those who threw body parts of the blast victims by a drain will be dealt with an iron fist. He told media that he was ashamed of the way remains of the blast victims were treated. He ...

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  • KARACHI:- The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has raised sales tax on high speed diesel (HSD). In the past two months, FBR has already increased about 4 percent of sales tax rate on HSD. The price hike of crude oil in the international market has had a similar effect on petroleum prices in the ...

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  • NEW YORK: Pakistan has reaffirmed moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir in their struggle for their right to self-determination. This was endorsed by Pakistan's Ambassador to United Nations, Dr Maleeha Lodhi while speaking at an event to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day at the ...

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  • Famous director Saeed Rizvi has expressed wish to sign Shabnam in an important role in his upcoming movie. Talking to media, Saeed Rizvi said that he is in a continuous contact with Shabnam however, the announcement will come in few days. He said that combination of Pakistani and Bangladeshi actors ...

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  • The sacred shrine was closed for public after the investigation process of deadly blast that took place on Thursday and will soon be opened for public after security measures are completed.  Police had demanded from Auqaf department officials to install walk-through gates at the shrine — ...

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  • The federal government has paid Rs 32 billion to 19 non-functional power plants in between 2011-13. A report compiled by auditor general of Pakistan stated that nation was witnessing traumatizing power cuts of 18-20 hours daily whereas 19 power companies were at standstill. The report stated that ...

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  • At least 37 terrorists were killed while two Rangers personnel sustained severe wounds in different raids across the country on Friday. According to details, militants attacked Rangers in Manghopir area, retaliating to which six suspects were killed. Following the attack, security officers launched ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed today that steps are being taken to enhance security of the federal capital, under safe city project. Minister of State for Interior, Muhammad Balighur Rehman told the House during question hour that 1900 CCTV cameras have been installed at different ...

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  • Punjab has bagged highest Scores in Rule of Law, Management of Economy and Service Delivery, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) leads in Social Indicators and Administrative Effectiveness. According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) ...

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  • Opposition leader Syed Khurshid Shah has said it has become inevitable that National Action Plan (NAP) is fully implemented in the wake of recent wave of terrorism in the country but government is unable to perceive regional and global situation. “ It is imperative that NAP is implemented in ...

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  • The Senate on Friday passed ‘The Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016’ moved by Minister for Law Zahid Hamid. The bill provides for solemnization of marriages by Hindu families. The Minister said, “The bill will institutionalize marriages of the Hindu community.” He said, “There ...

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  • The revenues of Pakistan Railways have increased to Rs.36, 581.864 million in year 2015-16 as against Rs.18, 069.546 million in year 2012-13, registering a net gain of Rs. 18,512.318 million in three years. The present government has brought down the deficit of Pakistan Railways to Rs 26.993 ...

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  • Pakistan Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers Association (PPMA) has announced to shut medicine supply from Thursday. As per details, PPMA Chairman Dr Qaiser Waheed has said that pharmaceutical industry will be kept closed countrywide in protest against amendments in Punjab Drug Act. Furthermore, medicine ...

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  • Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), is organizing “Youth Drama Festival 2017” at PNCA Auditorium, Islamabad from March 9, 2017, a statement said on Thursday. Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), Repertory Theater is providing hundred of youngsters with the opportunity ...

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  • India ranked a dismal 143 in an annual index of economic freedom by a top American think tank, behind its several South Asian neighbours including Pakistan, as progress on market-oriented reforms has been “uneven”. The Heritage Foundation in its Index of Economic Freedom report said ...

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  • The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday conducted hearing of case that was filed against Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chief Najam Sethi and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan and sent notifications to PCB and federation seeking explanation in ten days. The case was filed by ...

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  • Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Thursday claimed that decision of Panama Papers case will come in next week. Talking to media outside Supreme Court in Islamabad, he said it is our victory that for the first time ever, accountability of the powerful is being held and termed it ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s 17-year-old boy, Sumail Hassan has become the third highest earning gamer in the world. The Dota2 champion amassed $2,401,560 in a recent tournament. Moreover, Sumail, who started playing DotA at the age of seven, is now considered as one of the best players in the ...

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  • LAHORE: Around 43 suspects, including Afghan nationals were arrested in a search operation in Lahore, late Tuesday night. According to reports, the officers carried out raids in various areas to hunt for accomplices of Lahore blast culprit and detained 40 Afghanis. Counter Terrorism Department ...

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  • ISLAMABAD : The Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday announced that United Arab Emirates (UAE) has given permission to Pakistan to export poultry products. The UAE has granted permission to import day old chicks and hatching eggs form the companies which are certified for export ministry and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD : The transgender representatives will be invited to the next meeting of standing committee. Convener committee has said that attitude and thinking regarding transgender had to be changed. He pronounced that this deprived class of people does not get identity from their birth to death. ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - Pharmacists’ strike against amendments in drug act continued for the third day in Punjab on Wednesdayand other parts of country including Rawalpindi which is creating a lot of difficulties for the patients. As per details, medical stores in Mall Road, Bohar Bazaar, Murree Road, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would generate enormous opportunities of progress and called upon the nation to equip themselves with modern education and skills to take maximum benefit from the mega project. Addressing at the 32nd medal ...

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  • ISLAMABAD : Pakistan on Tuesday criticized the recent missiles tests by North Korea that has also prompted condemnation by the United Nations. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Monday claimed it successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface medium- and long-range ballistic missile ...

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  • NEW YORK : Muslim groups in US while protesting against Trump have rejected the government’s funds. According to details, Islamic schools and organizations have refused the funds aimed at combating violent extremism. Los Angeles’s South California Islamic Centre comes on second while ...

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  • NEW YORK: Pakistan on Monday cautioned the 15-member Security Council that the global campaign against terrorism should not be reduced to a slogan slandering Islam or any other religion or race. Participating in the open debate of the Security Council on “Protection of Critical ...

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  • ISLAMABAD : Advisor to Prime Minister Engineer Ameer Muqam on Tuesday said that the federal government has started a number of development projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said besides others, these projects include Kurram Tangi, Dasu and Munda Dams. He said Prime ...

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  • Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday took serious notice of the incident in which the kidney of a laborer was removed after dosing him with intoxicating drugs. According to a statement, the notice was taken on a news item published in a section of media that a labourer ...

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  • WASHINGTON : The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has included two new star wrestlers in its lineup who went head to head in their first battle. Mustafa Ali is one of these wrestlers who was born in Pakistan. The Pakistan-born American wrestler underwent his opening match against another ...

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