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  • TISLAMABAD -  Pakistan on Friday rejected India's comments on Jamaatud Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed's release. In response to a question regarding comments made by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on the release of Hafiz Saeed, the foreign office spokesperson Dr Mohammed Faisal said ...

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  • TLAHORE -  The Lahore Press Club (LPC) Friday honoured senior sports journalists and life members of the club for earning the ‘life time achievement awards’ of the Pakistan Sports Writer Federation (PSWF) during a ceremony held here at the club premises. Sarfraz Ahmad of The News ...

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  • TLAHORE - Honda Chenab routed Dawood Group by 5-3 to earn place in the main final of the Winter Polo Cup 2017 while Dawood Group made way to the subsidiary final here at the Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground on Friday. Bilal Haye and Ghulam Mustafa Monnoo were the joint heroes from the winning side as ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved 15 projects of worth over Rs211 billion in various sectors. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Ecnec here at Prime Minister’s Office. In line with the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Asian Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $275 million loan to help build a surface irrigation system to increase agricultural production and improve food security in the Jhelum and Khushab districts in Punjab. The project is expected to benefit 384,000 ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed almost flattish on weekend on investors’ concerns for foreign outflows and economic uncertainty. The benchmark KSE 100-index lost 18 points and closed at 40,248 points. Range-bound session was witnessed at the local bourse as the KSE 100-index ...

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  • TLAHORE - Minister of State for Power Chaudhry Abid Sher Ali has affirmed the present government will shut down all expensive oil-based power plants (IPPs) to ensure availability of cheaper energy for consumers. He also apprised that the previous government did not pay heed on rehabilitation and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The guarantor of former finance minister Ishaq Dar on Friday prayed to the Accountability Court Islamabad not to forfeit the surety bond he has furnished for security bail of the accused, and grant him three-week time for presenting the accused before the court. The court issued ...

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  • TKARACHI - Two minors were killed in separate road accidents in different parts of the city on Friday, police and witnesses said. In one of the tragedies, a four-year-old girl crushed to death by a reckless bus driver when she was on her way to school on the city’s main artery MA Jinnah ...

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