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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Tuesday stressed the need for strengthening cultural cooperation with Iran. While talking to the Iranian Ambassador, Mehdi Honardoost who called on him here, the Minister reiterated that cultural exchanges were ...

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  • TQUETTA - Speakers on Tuesday urged the students to play their role in eradication of corruption from the society, stating, students and educational institutions could play pivotal role for corruption free Pakistan and bringing about positive change in the society. Director NAB Zahid Shaikh, ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Minister for Information Shaukat Ali Yousafzai ON Tuesday said that all arrears of media houses in head of advertisements would be cleared in next 10 to 15 days. However, he said that payments to those who were not paying salaries to their workers would be ...

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  • TQUETTA - Levies force have found body of Sindh-Balochistan Rice Mills Owner Association’s provincial Vice President Haji Muhammad Nawaz Mengal from Khada Kocha area of Mastung. Levies sources said on Tuesday that on receiving information about presence of body, a team reached the site and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) here on Tuesday criticised the government of Pakistan Tehreek I Insaf (PTI) for economic mismanagement and held it responsible for highest inflation in four years that put severe financial burden on the common man. Speaking at a Press conference, PML-N ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An anti terrorism court Tuesday granted post arrest bail to 18 alleged arsonists involved in protests of TLP which were earlier sent to jail for 14 days on judicial remand at the request of investigation officer. The protesters were arrested for damaging public property for their ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that the new petroleum policy will be announced in the last week of the current month after completing necessary consultations with the provinces. “As per vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the government is working on drafting ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The earning of Pakistan Railways has witnessed a significant improvement during the tenure of present government and generated additional revenue of Rs one billion due to concentrated efforts of the department. During the period from August 2018 to October 2018, Pakistan Railways earned ...

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  • TLAHORE:- The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Tuesday approved development scheme of road sector with an estimated cost of Rs 684.593 million. The scheme was approved in the third meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2018-19, presided over by Chairman P&D Habib ur ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Nine Pakistani companies, including the top exporters dealing in rice, fruits and vegetables, processed food, ready to eat, beverages, spices, bakery and confectioneries, were participating in the Foodex Saudi 2018 exhibition being held in Jeddah from November 12 to 15. TDAP, in ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Khyber Pakthunkhwa Minister for Minerals Development Dr Amjad Monday said that Turkey’s investors had shown interests to invest in mineral sector of the province. According to an official communique issued here, Turkish parliamentarian Burhan called on KP Minister Dr Amjad in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - SSGCL will ensure uninterrupted gas supply to its domestic consumers during current winter season as per directives of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet. "As per the ECC decision, the SSGCL management will also withdraw the gas load-management notices issued to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A technical committee, comprising experts from the two sides, will soon be constituted in order to resolve the issues pertaining to railways between Pakistan and Iran. This was agreed upon during a meeting between Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and Iranian Ambassador to ...

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  • TIslamabad-ANF produced the challan of four foreigners including woman drugs smugglers before the special drugs court in Islamabad in a case pertaining to smuggling of narcotics. The hearing was held in the court of judge Kamran Basharat Mufti. The judge after listening to the parties fixed the next ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of Islamabad Police has busted an inter-provincial gang of car lifters and recovered five cars stolen by them from various areas of Islamabad and Lahore. According to police sources, a team headed by SP (Investigation) Gulfam Nasir Warraich succeeded to arrest ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Monday said Pakistan Railways is keen for mutual cooperation with South Korea for upgradation of Main Line-I, II and III. He was taking to South Korea Ambassador to Pakistan Kwak Sung-Kyu who called on him at Ministry of Railways, a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first meeting of Board of Directors (BoD) of Utility Stores Corporation (USC), held here on Monday, assured the employees of the corporation that no one would be expelled from the job and the corporation was not being privatised. The meeting was presided over by its Chairman ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakthunkhwa government will build a mega ‘Spat Gah’ hydropower project with capacity of 496 megawatts in district Kohistan to provide inexpensive electricity to industrial, domestic and agriculture consumers. “The KP energy department has completed ...

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  • TQUETTA - Adviser to Chief Minister Balochistan for Livestock, Mitha Khan Kakar on Monday said that provincial government was taking all possible measures to ensure development of livestock and agriculture sectors. Talking to APP, he said the livestock and agriculture departments were being affected ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  A five-day anti-polio campaign started in the entire district here on Monday to cover more than 840,250 children below five years of age. In-charge Anti-polio drive District Health Authority, Chaudary Muhammad Hussain informed that 2787 polio teams including 2333 mobile ...

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  • TIslamabad -  The citizens of federal capital are easily educated about traffic rules due to high literacy rate and they are also aware that violation on roads would be dealt with sternly. These views were expressed by Inspector General of Islamabad Police Muhammad Amir Zulfiqar Khan during a ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  Institute of Space Technology (IST) Islamabad is all set to organize a Qawali night titled ‘Rashk-E-Qamar’ on November 23 to provide entertainment for music lovers of the capital city.  The event is an attempt to promote Qawali, one of the most ancient and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Foreign players will start arriving in Pakistan from November 18 to participate in the DHA International Squash Championship scheduled to be held in Karachi. Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) vice president and squash legend Qamar Zaman said that the championship carrying prize money of ...

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  • TFAISALABD - Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar Sunday said that there was no rift with the coalition partner Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) and he was enjoying cordial relations with Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi. Talking to media after installation of a water filtration ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday said that the credibility of media was fast diminishing and it must adopt self-imposed ethics to maintain the same. Addressing the launch of a national daily at the auditorium of a private university here, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An Indian woman of 21 years Zeenat Khan was treated in Lahore for her broken back after falling from roof three years ago. According to a private news channel, she was being treated in Uttar Pradesh, but the response was not good. She then came to Lahore for treatment. Neurosurgeon Dr ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday expressed grief over the demise of the mother of National Assembly Deputy Speaker Muhammad Qasim Khan Suri. The prime minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and grant of courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first of its kind air pollution smog looming in Pakistan has 70 per cent contribution in its environmental degradation from neighbouring country India. The heterogeneous phenomenon of dark carbon particles, vehicular and industrial emissions combined with fog in winter season ...

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  • Tislamabad - With the advent of winter season, hospitals in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad are witnessing a great rush of patients complaining of asthma, seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, skin rashes, and other dermatological problems not related to ...

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  • Tislamabad - On the arrival of winter season, pomegranate has flooded the markets in twin cities where people are buying the precious fruit. A report said that sharp drop in temperature in the twin cities led to a hike in the sale of pomegranates and increase in the number of sale points in twin ...

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