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  • Pakistan Kissan Ittehad group is holding a protest in Islamabad’s D-Chauk against the upcoming budget, reported Waqt News. Pakistan Kissan Ittehad group wanted to move forward and sit in front of the Parliament, to get their demands fulfilled, but Islamabad Police stopped them. As a result, ...

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  • Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday presented the federal budget (2017-18) with an outlay of Rs4.75 trillion, reported Waqt News. While presenting the budget for the financial year 2017-18, the finance minister said that GPD growth has been targeted at six per cent. He added that Rs1,001 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: A notice has been issued to Journalist Taha Siddiqui by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), asking him to appear before its counterterrorism wing. According to the undated notice it directs Taha Siddiqui “to appear before the [FIA inspector] at police station FIA counterterrorism ...

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  • Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf’s leader Shireen Mazari said India is becoming ‘brattish’ in IHK. Shireen Mazari in her latest Tweet says that US and its allies were tolerating a spoil brat, while referring to India. As world esp US & allies continue 2 tolerate spoilt brat India's ...

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  • An Abu Dhabi-bound passenger has been arrested by Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) for travelling with one kilogramme of heroin in his handbag last night at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, said officials. ANF officials said the passenger, Irfan Masih, was set to board an Airblue ...

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  • PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers barged into a grid station today, after prolonged loadshedding for hours. Under the leadership of PTI MPA Fazal Elahi, workers entered the grid station and forcefully opened Hazaar Khawani grid station which provides electricity to 200 villages in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: The father of two young children, has registered a case against his wife, who murdered his two children, police said. Mohammad Zubair, lodged an FIR against his wife which states that she had murdered their two children. According to his FIR, he had gone to the market to purchase some ...

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  • Authorities said a woman was killed when Indian troops resorted to unprovoked shelling from across the Line of Control in the early hours of Friday. Sixty-year-old Farzand Begum, a resident of Naali village in Bhimber district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, died when a shell exploded in her house. An ...

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  • A US Congressman said President Donald Trump should consider resuming air strikes on terrorist ‘safe havens' in Pakistan, reported Sputnik news. "We need to frankly look at the consequences and consider doing it - of opening up strikes again," Congressman Adam Kinzinger stated told ...

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  • QUETTA: Police has registered a case against the kidnapping of foreign nationals, who were abducted from Jinnah Town in Quetta yesterday. Charges of kidnapping and terrorism are included in the case, which has been registered by Jinnah Town police station SHO. A three-member investigation ...

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  • TAXILA: A man was allegedly stoned to death in Ghourgushti, Taxila apparently for honour on Wednesday. According to police sources, passerby spotted a body with multiple injuries lying around a pile of stones under Barazai Bridge. They informed the police, who later shifted the body to THQ ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: A woman slaughtered her two small children yesterday, police said. It is suspected that the woman is mentally ill. Zubair Khan was living with four members of his family in Barma Town since the past 18 months. According to police, a female neighbour of the family came to their house and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Mohammad Yousaf has advised men ‘mehram’ to make sure that women, who are going for Umrah and Hajj, to dress modestly in Saudi Arabia. During the inauguration of a two-day training programme for pilgrims at ...

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  • Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority issues show cause notice to ARY News for spreading hatred against armed forces. PEMRA Tweeted the show cause notice and mentioned two programmes that were aired on 10 May and 12 May in which anti-army aspersions were said. اے آر وائی نیوز ...

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  • Minister of States for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that government is working for the revival of indigenous narrative of the country, which faded due to terrorism and extremism. Marriyum was co-chairing National Dialogue on ‘Culture of Tolerance: Reviving the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali was admitted to Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi when he got chest pain. He was appointed to represent Pakistan in the Kulbushan Jadhav case in the International Court of Justice. According to sources, AG is currently under treatment.

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  • After recent threat by Indian Air Chief, all forward airbases of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has been declared operational today, reported Waqt News.  The decision was taken during visit of Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman to Forward Operation Airbase where he personally took part in exercises ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Islam­abad High Court has issued notice to the director general and Federal Investigation Agency and restrained it from harassing a journalist. A reply was demanded from FIA by Justice Aamir Farooq and hearing was adjourned till May 29. Taha Siddiqui, a journalist with World is ...

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  • United State Congress member Sheila Jackson stated that Pakistan is not a terrorist country rather a victim of terrorism, reported Nawa-e-Waqt. While another Congress member L. Green stated that Pakistanis have played an important role in American society. During the Pak-US Friendship Summit, ...

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  • Islamabad High Court (IHC) has allowed the Indian citizen Dr. Uzma to go back to India. During the hearing of her marriage with Pakistani Tahir Ali, the court ordered the authorities to send her back through Wagah Border. On query of the court, Dr. Uzma refused to meet with her ...

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  • Pakistan Awami Tehreek leader Tahir ul Qadri says that Pakistan understands what other nations go through due to terrorism. A day earlier, a suicide bomber had attacked a crowded concert hall in Manchester which resulted in death of 22 people. Tahir ul Qadri had Tweeted condemning the attack, I ...

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  • Two Chinese nationals have been abducted from Jinnah Town area of Quetta, reported Waqt News. According to details, one man and one Chinese woman were kidnapped from the road when abductors forced them into a vehicle and fled. One woman who is also Chinese national reportedly escaped from the ...

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  • A Pakistani national was left to die on the stairs of her apartment after being allegedly assaulted by a man, Daily mail reported. Mehreen Ahmad, a Pakistani American student, was found unconscious at the apartment on Murray Street at 2:05am on Saturday with life-threatening injuries. Ahmad, said ...

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  • A government official said Wednesday a suspected US drone strike targeted a compound in Afghanistan, killing three local Taliban militants. Kamran Afridi, an official in the town of Miran Shah, said the strike took place just across the Afghan border in the village of Gurowek in Khost province. A ...

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  • Indian border troops on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. The military’s media wing said that Indian troops targeted a vehicle of the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and ...

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  • Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakria stated that Pakistan expressed total solidarity with government and people of United Kingdom in wake of Manchester blast.  We strongly condemn terrorist incident in #Manchester that caused loss of 19 precious human lives & injured scores — ...

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  • Left-handed batsman Nasir Jamshed has challenged his suspension in Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal. According to details, lawyer of Jamshed has sent a letter to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) raising questions about articles used for suspending the batsman. Lawyer Hassan Iqbal has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airline’s five people from the cabin crew of London-bound plane have been arrested. According to sources, an investigation into the case has started. An immediate enquiry was ordered by Prime Minister's Aviation Adviser Sardar Mehtab Abbasi. Punjab Additional ...

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  • KARACHI: Bail application of 11 people charged for being involved in provocative speech on August 22, 2016 has been approved by the Sindh High Court. Today during hearing of the hate speech case, petitioners were asked to submit bail bonds of Rs100,000 each and their bail applications were ...

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  • Recently Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court attended a farewell ceremony which was organised for the retirement of a janitor Younas Masih aka Bab Bangali of the LHC. This happens to be the first ceremony of retirement of a janitor which was attended by a serving chief Justice. While addressing ...

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