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  • A man has set fire to his wife over domestic dispute, reported Waqt News. Muhammad Mansha, a husband, burnt his wife with kerosene oil. She is a mother of 4 children. When the kids tried to save their mother, the father beat them up. The mother was shifted to Mayo Hospital, where the doctors said ...

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  • KARACHI: The Sindh provincial government approved the extension of Rangers' special powers in Karachi for another 90 days. Murad Ali Shah, the Chief Minister of Sindh, has signed a summary for extension of powers of the paramilitary on Thursday. The senior leadership of Pakistan People's Party ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rasheed said that National Assembly is being turned into a hub of lies. He criticized the government saying that they have lost their case in the public. AML Chief further said that Qatari Prince has humiliated Pakistanis in Panama leaks. Meanwhile, ...

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  • HYDERABAD: Crime Investigation Department (CID) sleuths of Telangana on Tuesday arrested a 42-year-old US citizen working as vice president at an MNC law firm's Hyderabad office on the charge of circulating child pornography on the internet. The accused, James Kirk Jones, of New Jersey, USA, is a ...

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  • Sindh High Court rejected plea of Nadra Sabri’s request for return of car, reported  Waqt News. Nadra Sabri, wife of Amjad Sabri, had requested the SHC to return Amjad’s car as it was in the custody of the court. But SHC said the report was not well formed and rejected the plea.

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  • SC of Pakistan has rejected pardon of Tayyaba’s father, reported Waqt News. Supreme Court has said that the child maid has 22 marks of torture on her body, how can they be ignored. SC said, it does not accept the pardon that took place few days ago between the two parties, and it seems fake ...

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  • BAHRAIN: Around 50 Pakistanis are imprisoned at deport center of Bahrain since almost one year. They belong to Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh and Kohat. According to sources, the Pakistani workers had filed a petition in Bahrain’s court to get payment of their work. The ...

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  • LAHORE: A student was tortured by some students for allegedly tweeting in favor of the missing bloggers. He belonged to the Punjab University Law College. The student was a resident of hostel number 1, and had allegedly tweeted in support of the missing blogger to express solidarity with him. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan here today alleged that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had been involved in money laundering since long and have obtained clean chit through another NRO like deal. Speaking to media personnel after the Panama Leaks case was postponed by the Supreme Court for Sept. 19, ...

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  • Another 800 security officials are to be appointed for the purpose of providing security to Chinese nationals who are working on different projects including private companies in Pakistan. 1200 security officers are already working under Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Rapid Response Force ...

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  • Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj has asked the Afghan leadership to review their “fragmented” approach to peace talks with the Taliban on ending the resilient insurgency. “A lack of political consensus and prevailing ambiguity in Afghanistan about whether to treat Taliban ...

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  • E-commerce giant Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, reported the state-run Pakistan Television. Ma expressed his interest in expanding e-commerce network to Pakistan. “We ready to invest in building e-commerce ...

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  • Tremors were felt by residents of Gulshan-i-Iqbal and Gulistan-i-Jauhar areas in Karachi, according to a private tv channel. According to Met Department, the earth quake measured 3.6 on the Richter Scale, and its depth was 12 kilometer.  People on the social media said, residents ...

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  • The British High Commission has shown interest in being part of CPEC, reported Waqt News. According to sources, the British High Commissioner has said that British government is interested in being a part of CPEC. It plans of being a part of it but only after taking a close look at the security ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has formed a committee to issue clearance on Indian films. Once the committee gives clearance to Indian films, they would be put up for exhibition in Pakistani cinemas. A notification was issued by PM secretariat. The committee comprises of Minister of State ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Kidnapping case of Samar Abbas has been registered in Islamabad’s Ramna Police Station on the request of his brother Ashar Abbas. Ashar Abbas said, Samar Abbas had come to Islamabad on January 3 and was kidnapped. He also said, Samar Abbas was in contact with his brother-in-law via ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Additional Sessions Judge, Raja Khurram and his wife, Maheen have denied torturing Tayyaba, who worked at their house as a maid. According to statement recorded to the police, the couple has denied torturing the minor maid. The judge has also said that this issue is a conspiracy against ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Federal government plans to lease out Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) for the next 45 years instead of privatizing it, said sources of Privatization Commission. A proposal has been made and two companies, Iran’s representative Siddique Steel and China Bio Company’s syndicate in ...

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  • Supreme Court takes notice of a 9 years-old child maid becoming victim of torture, reported Waqt News. Abida, 9 year-old, was working at a house in Lahore. Lady of the house Maria tortured Abida the same way, as Tayyaba was tortured few days ago. Upon hearing the issue, Justice Saqib Nisar took ...

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  • LONDON: Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai said that she would like to join politics and become the Prime Minister of Pakistan someday. While talking to an American media house, Malala said that after surviving the murder attempt on her, it had become the motto of ...

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  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the inauguration of the second edition of the Raisina Dialogue asked Pakistan “to stay away from terror activities if it wants good relation with India”. “Pakistan must walk away from terror if it wants to walk towards dialogue with ...

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  • Former army chief General (retired) Raheel Sharif, while addressing an international forum on Tuesday, stressed intelligence sharing to combat terrorism. “The global community will have to get united if it wants to defeat the menace of terrorism,” the army chief told the World Economic ...

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  • KARACHI: Maulana Saleemullah Khan, the founder of Jamia Farooqia, passed away in Karachi, according to sources at the seminary. According to an official, Maulana Saleemullah Khan had been a teacher of Mufti Rafi Usmani and Mufti Taqi Usmani. Maulana Saleemullah Khan was born in Muzaffarnagar, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) heard Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf case today, related to foreign funding. ECP has demanded PTI to submit details of foreign funding. While PTI’s lawyer asked for a new date for next month in the case. According to sources, Chief Election ...

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  • The outgoing Obama administration has stated that China's action qualify it as an 'outlier,' creating hurdles for India’s entry in the NSG. The United States criticized China for blocking India from joining the Nuclear Supplier’s Group (NSG). "Clearly there is one outlier that needs to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD : The wife of lance naik Yagya Pratap Singh, an Indian soldier who turned to social media in order to bring to into limelight the bias towards lower-rank army men, has been on a hunger strike in Rewa city for the past four days now. According to media reports, Richa Singh, the ...

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  • LAHORE: A court sentenced a mother to death on Monday for burning her daughter alive as punishment for marrying without the family's consent. Parveen Bibi confessed before a special court in Lahore to killing her daughter in June for what she said was "bringing shame to the family". Police ...

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  • Balochistan government has concluded a contract with Russian Helicopters for supply of an Mi-171 civil helicopter, reported Russian news agency Tass on Monday. "The helicopter is expected to be handed over in the first half of 2017," the Russian company said. This is the first contract with ...

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  • Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said Pakistan supports and looks forward to an Afghan-led and owned peace and reconciliation process. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief expressed these views during a meeting with US ...

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  • KARACHI: Pakistan Navy rescued 18 fishermen from a sinking fishing boat near Ormara Coast, said a statement issued by Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) on Sunday. After a successful operation, rescue team of Pakistan Navy saved the lives of 18 fishermen from a fishing boat in... ...

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