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  • TLAHORE  -   Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Saturday said the unwarranted demand of an NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) was an apple of discord between government and the two main opposition parties. Speaking at a ceremony held here to ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said on Saturday that no Opposition party would oppose military courts established to ensure peace in the country. Addressing a press conference at Railways Headquarters, he said there was no option other than Prime Minister Imran ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The Supreme Court on Saturday clarified that Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa neither using any twitter or Facebook account, or page, nor any other ID on any other social networking websites. The clarification was issued in reference to a fake ...

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  • TISLAMABAD : National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is likely to file three references in Multan Metro corruption cases after seeking the consent of its executive board. According to spokesman of NAB, the headway has been made in the ongoing investigations being conducted against corruption in Multan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Police on Saturday arrested 10 outlaws from various localities of the city and recovered hashish, stolen car and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said. Following the directions of SSP (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed, all ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The ad nauseam version financial constraints for every stalled development work of the city may lead to some incidents in ‘2019’ if appropriate action was not initiated for installation of traffic related road furniture on the major avenues and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   A large number of children along with their families thronged a ‘Children Literature Festival’ held here at F-9 Fatima Jinnah Park to engage school-age children in extra-curricular activities in a festive environment. As many as 6,000 people had ...

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  • TBeijing - Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged more efforts to achieve new, greater progress in the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the  Central Military ...

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  • TUN - The UN’s human rights expert on Myanmar expressed alarm at the escalating violence in the country’s northern and central Rakhine State and Chin State, and called on all sides to exercise restraints in using force and to ensure protection of civilians. Since November 2018, the ...

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  • TSEOUL - South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy appears to be on his way to Sweden for a possible meeting with a senior North Korean official, a diplomatic source said Saturday. Lee Do-hoon, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs, seems to have left for Stockholm, ...

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  • TCAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi will hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Cairo by the end of this month, according to Egyptian media. Talks between the two leaders will focus on stability in the Middle East and bilateral relations, the state-run Akhbar Al-Youm ...

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  • TBEIJING - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will pay an official visit to China on Jan. 20-23 at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Hun Sen was born in Cambodia’s Kampong Cham Province in August 1952. He joined the fight against the United States in 1970 to protect his home country, ...

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  • TLahore - The death anniversary of renowned poet, playwright and columnist Muneer Ahmed popularly known  as Munnu Bhai was observed on Saturday (January 19). He was born in 1933 at Wazirabad, Punjab.  According to a Radio Pakistan report, he started his career as a journalist at an Urdu ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - Swiss scientists have developed a flexible, nature-inspired tiny robot that can swim through fluids and may deliver drugs to diseased tissue one day. The study published on Friday in the journal Science Advances described the soft, bio-compatible device "like a living microorganism," ...

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  • TTORONTO - Some 58 percent of all food annually produced in Canada is lost or wasted, a food rescue organization revealed on Thursday. According to a report published by Toronto-based Second Harvest, some 35.5 million tons have been lost or wasted out of the 61.2 million tons of food produced in a ...

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  • TPARIS - A record number of tourists visited France in 2018 despite the damage inflicted on the sector by the ongoing “yellow vest” protests, which forced visitors to stay away during the Christmas holidays, the French Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. For the full year of 2018, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The foreign direct investment (FDI) from China in Pakistan increased by 45.26 percent to $1,104.2 million in first half (July-December) of current fiscal year against the investment of $760 million recorded during same period of last year. According to latest data released by State Bank ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Distributors Association of Pakistan (LPGDAP) will hold the 4th consecutive international conference on March 30 for promotion of the LPG sector in the country. The conference will be held in Lahore in collaboration with the provincial government to discuss ...

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  • TSIALKOT - Chief coordinator Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) Ijaz A. Khokhar Friday urged upon the government to take effective steps for making the value-added textile industry competitive and vibrant in global market. Talking to APP, he said the need of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Railways has upgraded around 52 kilometers (kms) tracks during the last four months tenure of the present government with the available resources to ensure passengers' safe journey. “No new railway tracks have been laid during the tenure of present Pakistan ...

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  • TMULTAN - As many as 10.456 million bales of seed cotton (phutti) reached ginneries across Pakistan till Jan 15, 2019, registering a shortfall of 7.74pc compared with the corresponding period of last year. Out of total arrivals, over 10.358m (10,358,696) bales have undergone the ginning process, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Weekly inflation for the week ended on January 17 for the combined income group posted a decrease of 0.21 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the combined group was recorded at 238.30 points against 238.81 points ...

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  • TFAISALABAD:- The growers of irrigated zones have been advised to complete cultivation of potato Rabi crops by January 31 to get bumper yield. Agriculture extension department spokesman told APP here that potato was used largely in Pakistan because it was a rich source of proteins, carbohydrates, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) Friday revealed that majority of traffic signals installed at different intersections of the capital roads were out of order, terming the issue one of the main reason behind its poor performance. “There are total 83 signals across ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   At a time when most of the educational institutions in the federal capital are facing capacity issue to accommodate students, there are around 163 schools which have failed to increase enrolment.   The number of students is not increasing in these schools ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD  -   Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Friday asked medical practitioners to avoid private practice or job in public or private hospitals without a valid council license. According to an official of PMDC, without valid council registration no doctor is ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa Friday took oath of office as 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan after his predecessor Justice Saqib Nisar completed his stint on Thursday. President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath of office to the new chief justice in a ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr ...

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  • TMINSK  -   An advanced technology to treat cancer is to be introduced by the National Research Center for Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Immunology, Director the center Olga Aleinikova told reporters, BelTA has learned. CAR T-cell therapy is an advanced and leading method to ...

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  • TBEIJING  -   Tech-powered learning tools for children are spawning a potential multibillion-dollar global market for Chinese start ups, China Daily reported Monday. Industry sales in 2018 were estimated to reach 80 million U.S. dollars in China alone; almost 10.8 percent of the ...

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  • TBEIJING:-   China will send 90 satellites on its Long March-6 carrier rocket into orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center for an Argentine company, according to the China Great Wall Industry Corporation. The corporation has signed a multiple launch services agreement with ...

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