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  • FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) on Saturday issued shutdown notice for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the schedule issued by the company, power supply from Ashraf Shaheed feeder emanating from 132-KV Jhang-II grid station ...

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  • Pakistan One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he won’t disappoint anybody if he is selected as the Test skipper. The Champions Trophy triumphant captain said his foremost priority will be to take the Test team to number one ranking ...

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  • Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Saturday directed the officials to strictly monitor the crossing points at Pak-Afghan borders to stop terrorists from entering into the country from across the border. Talking to Chief of General Staff, Lt. General Bilal Akbar on phone, the minister ...

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  • The Met Office on Saturday predicted monsoon rains from next week. According to details of the forecast, most areas in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir are expected to receive rains with strong winds from Monday to Friday. Rain is also likely at isolated ...

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  • In Sindh, over 6, 000 villages have been electrified at the cost of over Rs600 million during current financial year while over one thousand more villages will be electrified during next financial year in the province. According to official sources, work on alternative energy project has also been ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - National Electrical Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has warned the government that loadshedding won’t be eliminated in 2018 and people will have to wait till 2019 for the complete elimination of loadshedding. According to NEPRA’s State of Industry Report 2016, in the ...

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  • Iran's Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly condemned a recent foiled terrorist attack on the Grand Mosque in the Saudi’s holy city of Mecca, Tasnim news agency reported. "The plot by a number of criminal terrorists to attack Masjid al-Haram, that ended in failure has once again proved that ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Current account deficit in the eleven months of the present fiscal year crossed the government’s full year target of 8.4 billion dollars due to diminishing export performance, lesser arrival of remittances and substantial jump in imports. According to the data released by the ...

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  • Director General Anti Narcotics Force (ANF), Major General Mussarat Nawaz Malik Friday called on Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and briefed him about the investigations made so far in PIA drug smuggling case. The interior minister said smuggling of drugs through national ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Ali Amin Gandapur will set an unusual precedent of Eid gift distribution in his constituency Dera Ismail Khan. The Revenue Minister of Khyber Pakhtonkhwa, who is also PTI’s south region President in the province, will air-drop Eid gifts among ...

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  • A young Muslim woman in Bury, Manchester was allegedly insulted and humiliated by her employers when she refused to change her black hijab after being told that the garment has “terrorist affiliations”.  The real estate agent, who does not wished to be named, had been working for ...

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  • ASI among four policemen were killed and two were injured in a drive-by shooting in SITE area of Karachi Friday. According to the officials, the gun attack took place near Habib Bank Chowrangi in SITE area. SSP Nasir Aftab said the four policemen were breaking their fast near Siemens Chowrangi ...

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  • Veteran Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) politician Dr Babar Awan quit his party and joined Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, Awan said that he left the party after 21 years. “It’s time that I join the real opposition party,” he ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said Pakistan and Iran will soon sign the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as the two countries have reached consensus in this regard. In an interview, he said, “Under the first major step towards FTA, central banks of Iran and Pakistan signed ...

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  • KARACHI - In view of the changing market requirements, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has recently initiated revision of the Foreign Exchange Manual. The revision is mainly aimed at introduction of new regulations, simplification of the existing instructions, removal of redundancies and gradual ...

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  • Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Pemra on Thursday directed the management of TV One and host of the programme “Ishq Ramzan,” Sahir Lodhi to tender apology to viewers for airing controversial remarks about the Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali ...

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  • Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said that the registration of the International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) was critical vis-a-vis security of the state. “Framing rules for the INGOs and registering them for the first time is a significant achievement which ...

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  • Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit has said it is important that India and Pakistan should work together to address South Asia’s challenges. In an interview to an Indian newspaper The Hindu, he said, “Most of our diplomatic processes are consumed by perennial ...

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  • Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir said Wednesday that both Iran and Pakistan were set to sign the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as both countries had reached a consensus in this regard. In an interview, he said, “Under the first major step towards FTA, central banks of Iran and Pakistan signed ...

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  • Customs court in Rawalpindi on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking cancellation of model girl Ayyan Ali’s arrest warrant and directed to present her on July 23. Banking court judge Raja Ghazanfar conducted hearing due to the absence of Justice Sheraz Kiyani during which it was informed ...

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  • Sindh Government has said that it has increased its wheat procurement target from 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes for this year. Chairman Food Standing Committee Dr. Mahesh Kumar Malani has said that Sindh Government will distribute free wheat among two lac eighty seven thousand drought-hit families of ...

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  • The National Selection Committee on Wednesday announced 27 players for a 10-week high performance camp at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Lahore commencing from July 3, 2017 to September 9, 2017. According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PBC), the camp has been organized keeping in view the future ...

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  • The recent spell of heavy rains and storms has devastated several parts of Punjab as at least nine people have been killed while dozens of the people have sustained severe wounds. According to details, three labourers lost their lives when roof of a dilapidated house caved in at Lahore’s ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said Wednesday Panama case has become indefensible for the Sharif family as they have no evidence to present to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), tasked by Supreme Court to probe the money trail and corruption allegations. He was chairing the ...

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  • KARACHI - Federal government has decided not to cut gas supply to CNG stations across country in the next week as Eid-ul-Fitr approaches. According to details, the federal government has issued clear directives to ministry of petroleum in this regard and has instructed petro-traders to ensure ...

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  • A Kashmiri journalist, Basit Malik, was assaulted by Hindu fanatics for being a Muslim, the Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported on Tuesday. Basit Malik, who writes for Delhi-based Caravan Magazine said that he was on his professional duties in Sonia Vihar area of Delhi when a mob dragged, kicked, ...

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  • Pakistan Army commenced phased fencing of entire Pak-Afghan border on Tuesday to improve security situation, Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. According to military’s media wing, the decision has been taken in line with the directions of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) ...

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  • Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on official visit to Turkey, held defence ties with Turkish military leadership and vowed to strengthen the defence ties between the two brotherly Muslim countries. Army Chief visited Ataturk Mausoleum and laid floral wreath to pay homage ...

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  • The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday recorded statement of Dr Nasreen Butt and summoned two other members of medical board constituted in Tayyaba torture case. Justice Aamer Farooq of IHC heard the torture case against former lower court judge Raja Khurram. During the course of proceeding, Dr ...

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  • PESHAWAR - Work on construction of Chashma Right Bank Canal (CRBC) in Dera Ismail Khan will be started this year. According to state run Radio report, the project will be completed at a cost of Rs120 billion. 65 percent of this amount will be provided by the federal government. On completion, the ...

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