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  • THYDERABAD - Two low intensity explosions occurred at the railways tracks near Sehrish Nagar area in Qasimabad here Saturday, suspending the railway track for a couple of hours. According to SP Zahida Parveen Jamro, the Karachi-bound trains from Punjab were stopped briefly at the Hyderabad Railway ...

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  • TBEIJING: China imported 3.39 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in April, up 56.5 percent year on year, data from the country's customs authority showed. Total LNG imports in the first four months reached 15.75 million tonnes, up 58.3 percent year on year, according to the General ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: The World Bank is committing $728 million through four projects to put Pakistan on the path of climate resilient development which will benefit millions of its citizens. These projects will protect the environment and improve the quality of life in cities while being engines of growth ...

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  • TPrime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday that said a national dialogue must be held to evolve consensus for new province but it should not be used as mere election slogan. Addressing a public gathering here after inaugurating Multan-Shujabad section of Sukkur-Multan Motorway (M-5), the ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS: A UN human rights expert has raised concerns about possible effects of France’s new anti-terrorism laws on fundamental human rights, especially for the country’s Muslims. In a statement, Fionnuala Ni Aolain, the UN Special Rapporteur on the protection of human rights, ...

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  • TIslamabad - A literary session titled “Muzakra” was held here at National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa)  on the benefits and learning of age-old “Value-Support System” in Punjab province. Ex-Chairman of Anthropology Department of Quaid E Azam ...

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  • TRawalpindi - The Food Branch of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has imposed Rs191,000 on food outlets for unhygienic and poor cleanliness conditions in different bazaars during May. According to RCB spokesman, Qaiser Mahmood, 167 notices were also issued to the rules violators and 10 food points ...

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  • TIslamabad - Murree Municipal Corporation has deployed Dolphin Force to provide a safe environment and restore confidence of the tourists. An official of Murree Municipal Administration said that banners displaying important numbers of the local civil administration were also placed on 17 important ...

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  • TRAWALPIND I- Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Sara Hayat on Friday directed the district administration officers to ensure presence of the staff and availability of quality food items on the stalls in Ramazan Sasta Bazaars. During a surprise visit to Chor Chowk Ramazan Sasta Bazaar she ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage (NH&LH), Irfan Siddiqui will inaugurate Calligraphy Gallery at National Language Promotion Department (NLPD) in a ceremony on May 28 (Monday). A number of calligraphic art pieces of renowned calligraphers from ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI - District Police have arrested 10 lawbreakers including a one-wheeler besides recovering 800 grams charras, 14 litres liquor, a 9mm pistol, a Kalashnikov with eight rounds, three daggers and other items from their possession. According to a police spokesman, Saddar Wah police netted ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Postal Services will complete the process of computerization of records in General Post Offices (GPOs) by December this year and then the same mechanism for 3,200 Post Offices will be initiated. Under the Postal Reforms Agenda, the government has planned to re-brand and upgrade post ...

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  • TKARACHI - State Bank of Pakistan has increased its policy (interest) rate by 50 basic points (bps) to 6.50 percent, which will be effective from Monday May 28, 2018. In its two-month Monetary Policy statement, released here on Friday, the central bank mentioned that Pakistan's economic growth ...

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  • TSHEIKHUPURA - The PML-N government, during its five-year tenure, carried out historic and tremendous projects throughout the country without any discrimination, said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, addressing a gathering of people in Manawala, some 45km way from here after inaugurating ...

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  • TQUETTA - Balochistan Environment Secretary Abdul Saboor Kakar has termed the proposed TAPI pipeline project a good omen for development of the province. He said this while speaking as a chief guest at provincial level scoping workshop held here, as part of the Environmental and Social Impact ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Friday approved three development schemes of Health and Urban Development Sectors with an estimated cost of Rs 2652.46 million. These schemes were approved in the PDWP's 68th meeting of current fiscal year 2017-18 presided over by the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - SAARC Chamber Senior Vice President (SVP) Iftikhar Ali Malik Friday said political stability was imperative for ensuring economic progress in the country. "If proper steps are not taken immediately to end political instability in Pakistan, major chunk of business would be affected ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government Friday made a landmark achievement by opening six blocks dormant for the last 10 years which include Marwat, Kohat, Goragulto, Wali, Latamber and Paharpur. According to a press release issued here, out of 28, twenty seven blocks are now active in rich ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS - Reminding that civilians have become the principle objects of attack in armed conflicts, Pakistan has called for focusing on the root causes of decades-old international disputes like Kashmir and Palestine and their resolution in a bid to promote world peace and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has proposed construction of ten new oil storage facilities, having combined capacity of 304,445 metric tons (mt) petrol and 446,335mt diesel, during the financial year 2018-19. Moreover, ten new oil marketing companies are expected to be ...

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  • TTo share the blessings of Ramadan and promote interfaith harmony, peace and cooperation, the Embassy of Pakistan hosted an Interfaith Iftar Dinner at the Chancery. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressmen Andre Carson, and Assistant Secretary of State Ms. Alice Wells were also in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday said that China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a flagship project of One Belt One Road Initiative (BRI) and judiciary of Pakistan fully supports it and committed to take measures to ease out commercial disputes for smooth ...

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  • T   Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed on Thursday presided over a meeting of Provincial Selection Board-I (PSB-I), which was attended by Provincial Secretary Health Najam Ahmed Shah and other senior officers of different departments.  The meeting gave approval of promotion of 17 associate ...

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  • T   Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has awarded Rs100,000 cash and appreciation certificate to SSP Operations Muntazir Mehdi for showing outstanding performance, hardworking and commitment. According to a police spokesman, this is the great honour for Punjab Police specially ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has said Pakistan is a peace loving country and wants harmonious and peaceful co-existence with all countries but the armed forces cannot be oblivious to threats to our sovereignty and national security. He was addressing the convocation of ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Lawmakers on Thursday termed the 31st Amendment to the Constitution bill about merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with KP welcoming step and landmark decision. Talking to APP, Senator Rana Mehmood-ul-Hasan said that a sense of deprivation had been ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government is providing every possible opportunity to womenfolk to include them in the process of national development and economic prosperity. This was stated by Provincial Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha while addressing the ‘Job Asaan Sahulat Centre’ in ...

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  • TIslamabad - Islamabad Police have arrested 3149 criminals including 722 absconders and recovered valuables worth more than Rs 241.2 million from them, a police spokesman said. Following the directions of SSP Islamabad Najeeb-ur-Rehman, all police officials accelerated efforts in tracing theft as ...

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  • TRawalpindi - Several city and cantonment areas are facing acute water shortage and the residents complained that they are not being supplied adequate water supply. Some parts of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) and the city including Imambara Mohalla, Mohalla Kareempura, Mohalla Raja Sultan, ...

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  • TIslamabad - Excise and Taxation Department (E&T) has issued a deadline that cars,  with registration sans biometric verification, would not be allowed to ply on capital’s roads after July 15.     The department has launched a campaign through advertisements for public ...

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