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  • US National Security Advisor (NSA) Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster has acknowledged Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terrorism and its support to strengthen Pakistan’s counter terrorism capabilities. He expressed these views while talking to Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq ...

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  • All the banks have received 313,619 applications for government’s Hajj scheme which include 72,388 in Habib Bank, 68,583 in Muslim Commercial Bank, 43,644 in United Bank Limited, 41,291 in Meezan Bank, 30,613 in Allied Bank and 27,681 in National Bank. As per details, Wednesday was the last ...

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  • Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Wednesday rejected Indian High Commission’s plea seeking consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav who was sentenced to death by Pakistani military court for spying. Sources told that Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad Gautam Bambawale filed the plea which ...

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  • Indian cabinet has approved to sell surplus power to Pakistan after the green signal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Earlier, the power recommendation was proposed by the East Punjab government to the center. The news was confirmed by Indian Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh who revealed that ...

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  • Five-year ban on former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani to contest for a public office expired on Wednesday. Daughter of the ex-PM, Fiza Batool Gillani stated on Twitter, “Today, the five-year ban imposed on my father ends. Unlike Nawaz Sharif, my father did not get any solace from ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has submitted three names to the Supreme Court for the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Panamagate. According to details, the five judges, who gave verdict in Panama case, will not only propose but also approve the members of the Joint ...

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  • HYDERABAD -  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Information Secretary Moula Bakhsh Chandio said on Sunday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had no moral ground to stay in power. He said the prime minister should resign rather than facing further embarrassment. Addressing a huge gathering in ...

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  • KABUL: At least ten militants including members of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the airstrikes were carried out in the past 24 hours in Shahjoi district. A statement by MoD stated ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the government will achieve the mission to provide standard and modern healthcare facilities to people at every cost. He was chairing a high level meeting in Lahore Sunday and reviewed measures for improvement of healthcare system and ...

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  • Activists of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Sunday held rallies across Sindh to protest against the prevailing energy crisis, demanding resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PPP activists clashed with the Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) workers at the Jinnah Chowk in ...

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  • A Pakistani female entrepreneur has been selected to represent her startup at Blackbox Connect this year, a two-week residential programme for startup founders across the globe being held at the accelerator in Silicon Valley. Sana Farooq, founder and CEO of The e-Learning Network (ELN), is the ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Saturday hoped that the nation will get rid of ‘Godfather of Corruption’ after Eidul Fitr. This was stated by the party central information secretary Naeemul Haq while commenting on the statement of Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb. “Our ...

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  • Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal says optimistic approach is must to turn the dreams of progress into reality. Addressing a prize distribution ceremony at a school in Lahore on Saturday, he said political stability and hard work will make Pakistan one of the top twenty-five ...

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  • Designers have come forth with plans for a giant prison ship for those named and shamed in the Panama Papers released more than a year ago. The concept work for the ship has been released and if the project sees the light of the day then it will certainly be a unique one. It seems like the ...

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  • A 45-year-old man has been put behind the bars by police for marrying a nine-year-old minor girl in Sukkur. According to the police, the man along-with father of girl and nikkah priest were also jailed. Earlier in February this year, upon complaint of a family member a girl was rescued from ...

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  • Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said ISIS was a “tool” of the United States and that he does not differentiate between ISIS and America. Karzai told Voice of America’s (VOA) Afghan service, “After it (the US) dropped the bomb on Afghanistan, it did not ...

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  • The Pakistan Stock Exchange 100-index gained more than 1,200 point soon after the Panama Papers verdict was declared by the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday. Earlier, the Pakistan Stock Exchange climbed more than 300 points as financial institutions and some of the mutual funds took fresh positions ...

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  • Former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf said today Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lost his moral authority to occupy the highest office of the country. The former president said it is beyond his comprehension that for what Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers had been ...

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  • A new track of Saba Qamar starrer “Hindu Medium” was released on Wednesday. It is sung by our very own Atif Aslam and is picturised on the innocent, yet romantic love story of Irrfan Khan. Sufi song “Hoor” features the main leads of the film Saba Qamar and Irrfan Khan. ...

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  • Major opposition parties have summoned their meetings to tone up their political strategies ahead of the Panama Papers case verdict. The Supreme Court will announce its verdict on the Panama Papers case at 2pm on Thursday. Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and the party’s ...

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  • KARACHI-Actress and singer Veena Malik has opened her own production house. Veena has named it after her own, VM productions. The actress is planning to release various productions soon and will also work as a producer and director. She is also said to be seen as a host in a talk show on a private ...

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  • The Punjab government has sent a report to the Interior Ministry in connection with the performance of Rangers and their deployment. It was in February when the provincial apex committee decided to deploy Rangers in the province. Soon after that, the Rangers’ contingents were deployed within ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said the government should provide autonomy to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and install professional management in the bleeding Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) to guarantee economic revival. “PSEs have not been reformed despite ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Managing Director (MD) of the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has said that supply of gas to the CNG outlets will be improved in Punjab while price of the fuel will be reduced. He said that losses of the gas company had been reduced which will be further reduced due to ...

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  • Two female passengers were traveling from Islamabad airport to Copenhagen via PK-771 when Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials allegedly tortured them after a minor dispute. The injured women were admitted to a nearby hospital later on. The officials of FIA to ensure security at the airport ...

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  • The problem of unannounced load shedding in the country still thrives. According to National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC), the demand of electricity has reached 16,300MW whereas the production remains 10,100MW as a result of which the shortfall has come upto 6200MW. Due to extremely low ...

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  • Noreen Laghari, an MBBS student who was reported missing in Hyderabad in February and detained in a counter-terror operation last week in Lahore, has revealed that she was to execute a suicide bombing on Easter Sunday. Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor ...

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  • Pakistan army said on Monday that a senior Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Ehsanullah Ehsan has surrendered to the security forces. The army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor disclosed this at a news conference in the military's headquarters in Rawalpindi. DG ISPR Press Brief ...

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  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Monday said he had no reservations on western route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the citizens agree to take Pakistan towards progress and development under this project. “The entire Pakistan is ...

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  • PESHAWAR: Pakistan Railways on Saturday inaugurated a new train service from Peshawar to Quetta in a bid to alleviate travel problems and facilitate the people of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), and Gilgit-Baltistan. Jaffar Express commenced its first ...

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