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  • Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says India has shown cowardice by attacking the innocent civilians living along the Working Boundary, report Radio Pakistan. He was talking to media during his visit to CMH Sialkot where he inquired after those injured in Indian unprovoked ...

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  • According to Tolo News, a man threw his shoe at Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar when he was giving speech at the Great Mosque of Herat on Friday, eyewitnesses said.   Hekmatyar signed a peace deal with the Afghan government last year and returned to the country in April – after ...

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  • An earthquake of 3.4 magnitudes has been detected in North Korea that has raised fear that Pyongyang has conducted another nuclear test, reported by Radio Pakistan. In a statement on its website, China’s earthquake administration said the quake was recorded ...

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  • London's transport authority says it will not renew Uber's licence to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications for public safety and security, reported by Aljazeera. Transport for London (TfL) says the ride-booking app ...

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  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chairman Bill Gates has appreciated Pakistan's tremendous progress in eradication of polio, Radio Pakistan reported. He expressed these views during a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in New York.     Bill Gates reiterated his ...

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  • President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the nation to promote brotherhood, tolerance and peace in the holy month of Muharram-ul-Haram, reported Radio Pakistan. In his message on the first of Muharram, he lauded the unprecedented sacrifices rendered by Imam Hussain (RA) and his companion in Karbala in ...

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  • Radio Pakistan reported, Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry says the trend of impeding the development process must stop now. Talking to media in Islamabad on Friday, he said Nawaz Sharif's disqualification had not only damaged democracy in the country but also halted development ...

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  • According to NDTV, Eight Arab sheikhs - five from Oman and three from Qatar - one of them as old as 80, have been arrested by the Hyderabad police in one of the biggest crackdowns on the city's underground network of supplying 'wives' to suitors who can pay. Three Qazis, including a chief Qazi from ...

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  • Pakistan and the United States have agreed to stay engaged with a constructive approach to achieve shared objectives of peace, stability and economic prosperity in the region, reported Radio Pakistan.  The consensus was evolved during a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi US ...

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  • Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar stated that Pakistan should establish a fund to help Rohingya Muslims.  While addressing in National Assembly Nisar urged the assembly members to give their monthly pay for Rohingya fund. "The Myanmar ...

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  • Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says peace has been restored in the country due to matchless sacrifices rendered by the law enforcing agencies (LEAs), reported Radio Pakistan. Addressing passing out parade at Frontier Constabulary training center in Shabqadar near Charsadda on Wednesday, he said the ...

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  • Britain, France and Australia have urged Myanmar to end military violence against Rohingya Muslims. According to Radio Pakistan, At a meeting in the UN, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced to send humanitarian aid to Bangladesh and hoped the fire of war will soon be extinguished. He urged ...

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  • Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif says billions of rupees have been allocated for implementation of 'Khadim-e-Punjab Saaf Pani Program', reported Radio Pakistan. He was chairing a high-level meeting in Lahore on Tuesday which reviewed progress of the program.  Shahbaz Sharif ...

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  • NEW YORK: According to Arab News, The vast majority of Muslims are interested in cultural communication with the non-Muslim world and extremism is an abnormal and isolated occurrence, Mohammed Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, (MWL) told a conference in New York on ...

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  • According to Times of India, In an incident which former Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife, Salma Ansari, called "shocking and scary", some unidentified men allegedly mixed rat poison in the water supply of Madrassa Chacha Nehru in Aligarh that houses 4,000 children. The institution located in the ...

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  • A prominent artist Iftikhar Qaisar passed away in Peshawar this morning after protracted illness, reported Radio Pakistan. He was about sixty. Iftikhar Qaisar acted in urdu Pashto and Hindko plays of Pakistan television for more than forty years. He had received the President's Pride ...

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  • An anti-polio drive begins in different parts of the country on Monday to eradicate the decease, reported Radio Pakistan. In Punjab, four-day anti polio campaign will also be started in Sargodha, Multan, Lodhran, Vehari Khanewal, Hafizabad and Rajanpur districts from tomorrow. In ...

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  • Pakistan could face drought in the near future according to experts in the country, who have warned the country will approach the “absolute scarcity” level of water by 2025, reported by Independent. The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) ...

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  • Pakistan and the United States have agreed to make combined efforts to combat the Improvised Explosive Device threat, reported Radio Pakistan. The agreement came during the visit of Director of the US Department of Defence's Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization Lieutenant General Michael ...

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  • The International Cricket Council has congratulated Pakistan for the successful staging of the Pakistan versus the World XI series for the Independence Cup at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. ICC Director, Mr Giles Clarke, and ICC Chief Executive, Mr David Richardson, have thanked the people of ...

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  • KABUL: Around the time President Trump announced his new strategy for Afghanistan, a delegation of American and Afghan military officials arrived in New Delhi, reported NYT. They wanted to learn more about the Indian Territorial Army, which has been deployed in contentious areas to ease the ...

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  • According to London Police, the fire on a London subway train was caused by the detonation of an improvised explosive device. Police say it was a terrorist incident and is being handled by the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism unit. The London Ambulance Service says 18 people have been ...

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  • China has expressed desire to further strengthen economic and trade cooperation with Pakistan, reported Radio Pakistan.  This was stated by China's Vice Minister for Commerce Wang Shouwen while welcoming the Pakistani delegation at the 8th round of China-Pakistan talks on Free Trade ...

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  • According to Times of India, the symbol "0" is a familiar sight, but its origins are far from certain. A recent batch of carbon dating is causing the history of mathematics to be rewritten, as it has discovered zeros dating back to a period 500 years before previously seen. The numbers appear in an ...

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  • A teenage boy killed himself after he was bullied because he was good-looking and girls were attracted to him, his parents have said following an inquest, reported The Telegraph. Brandon Rayat, 15, hanged himself in his bedroom after months of being tormented by other teenagers who called him ...

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  • RIYADH: Abdullah Al Sawaha, minister of communications and information technology, announced on Wednesday the lifting of a ban on mobile phone applications effective from coming Wednesday, reported by Saudi Gazette. Al-Sawaha, who is also chairman of the Communications and Information ...

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  • Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that National Action Plan has provided basis for addressing challenges of extremism and terrorism in a comprehensive manner, reported Radio Pakistan. He was talking to Ambassador of the European Union Jean-Francois Cautain in Islamabad. The Prime ...

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  • Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said China, Iran and Turkey have acknowledged Pakistan's sacrifices in the war against terrorism during his visit to these countries, reported Radio Pakistan. In an interview, he said China, Iran and Turkey agreed that there is no military ...

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  • The Federal Cabinet has approved placing of Federally Administered Tribal Areas bill before Parliament to extend jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Islamabad High Court to the tribal areas, reported Radio Pakistan.  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the meeting of the cabinet in ...

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  • Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday reiterated Pakistan’s desire for developing all-out ties with Iran. According to Iranian media, both Asif and Rouhani agreed that there was no military solution to the problems in Afghanistan. The ...

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