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  • TIslamabad Police have arrested 22 outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered narcotics and weapons from their possession. Following the directions of SSP (Operations) Waqar Uddin, all officials of Islamabad police have accelerated efforts to curb activities of anti-social elements and ...

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  • TIn a latest move for the revival of country’s economy, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday, ordered to launch a comprehensive crackdown against ‘hawala, hundi’ business, and individuals, buying properties abroad. As per details, the prime minister directed Federal ...

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  • TPunjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar assures to provide complete support to the local furniture industry for enhancing the country’s exports and betterment of the business environment. Inaugurating a three-day ‘10th Interiors Pakistan’ mega exhibition, at the expo centre in ...

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  • TInterior Minister Shehryar Afridi on Saturday said that fifth generation and hybrid war has been imposed on Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony in Peshawar, Shehyar Afridi said that social media is a tool for fifth-generation warfare that affect minds and added that conspiracies are being hatched to ...

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  • TAdviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Industries Abdul Razak Dawood said that officials from major Japanese firms are scheduled to visit Pakistan next month for making investments in country’s steel and baby formula milk industries. Speaking at a press conference, Dawood informed ...

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  • TThe Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Saturday lauded the resolve of Prime Minister Imran Khan to reduce the cost of doing business and change the tax regime to boost business and investment in the country. The government seems committed to reducing the cost of ...

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  • TPakistan People’s Party (PPP) on Friday protested outside the press club in Karachi as the suspension of gas supply entered fifth day. PPP leader Saeed Ghani and female party workers staged a sit-in with traders and CNG association. The protesters raised slogans against the authorities and ...

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  • TNational Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser said on Friday ensured that the bill for the protection of rights of persons with disabilities will be presented in the assembly soon. He also ensured that the entire building of Parliament be modified for accessibility of persons with disabilities as per ...

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  • TFollowing strong protest by Pakistan, the United States of America on Wednesday has announced not to put sanctions on Islamabad despite blacklisting for religious freedom violations. The Trump administration has exempted Pakistan from sanctions that affect the countries added to the US annual list ...

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  • TCommunications Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Murad Saed on Wednesday said that seven leaders of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) approached him for National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). Talking to the National Assembly session Murad Saeed said that if Assembly allows, he ...

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  • TArgentine's Ambassador to Pakistan Ivan Ivanissevich met with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmod in Islamabad on Wednesday.  “They discussed matters of mutual interest between the two countries.” The state run-media further said, “The foreign minister appraised the envoy about ...

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  • TThe Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday lauded the move of Prime Minister Imran Khan to help poor combat poverty through poultry business. PM’s poultry-based poverty alleviation move should be supported as this experience has remained successful in ...

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  • TIn Saudi Arabia, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit concluded in capital Riyadh, in a declaration issued on the occasion called to form a route map to complete the integration between member states and ensure financial unity until 2025. The Secretary-General Abdellatif al-Zayani read the ...

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  • TMore than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference in Morocco in July next year, to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows. According to UN Special Representative for International Migration Louise Arbour, more than 150 governments have already registered for the event. In ...

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  • THuman Rights Federal Minister Shireen Mazari said on Sunday Pakistan was one of the earliest signatories to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The minister said that Begum Shaista Ikramullah, member of the first parliament of the newly independent Pakistan, was one of the early ...

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  • TThe Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with the Halal Research Council (HRC) organized an awareness roadshow to sensitize the business community about the export potential of the Halal industry. Muhammad Zubair, Chief Executive Officer, Halal Research Council gave ...

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  • TSeveral players of Pakistan cricket team including skipper Sarfraz Ahmed ‎have returned home after facing defeat in Test series against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. ‎ According to details, Asad Shafiq and Mir Hamza landed at Karachi airport. The cricket fans expressed resentment over ...

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  • TThe capital market recorded a drop of more than 1900 points which was the largest weekly fall in last 67 weeks owing to more than expected rise in benchmark interest, fear of devaluation, shuffling in cabinet ministers and falling foreign exchange reserves hinting thick clouds hovering on ...

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  • TPrime Minister’s Special Assistant on CDA Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan said that the business community was playing important role in the development of the local economy and steps would be taken to address their CDA related issues. He said this while talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of ...

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  • TPetroleum and Natural Resources Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan has stressed for early completion of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indian (TAPI) Gas Pipeline project. He was talking to TAPI Pipeline Company Chief Executive Officer Muhammetmyrat Amanov who called on him in Islamabad on ...

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  • TFor the first time, female police officers have been deployed at checkpoints in Lahore to frisk women. Around 88 female officers have been deployed at 13 entry checkpoints in Lahore in the first phase of the police's campaign. They will be available around the clock and will perform their duties in ...

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  • TAssistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, recorded his statement before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Rawalpindi in a case pertaining to allegedly owning offshore companies in British Virgin Islands. NAB authorities probed Bukhari for an hour. ...

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  • TPakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has strongly condemned terrorist car bomb attack on a police headquarters in the Iranian southeastern city of Chabahar. In a statement he expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the attack. He prayed for the speedy recovery of ...

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  • TSindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday reached Thar Coal Block-II during his visit of drought-hit district of Tharparkar. CM Shah visited Tharparkar over reports of increasing fatalities of infants in the region due to malnutrition and related diseases. Sindh chief minister also ...

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  • TPresident Dr Arif Alvi has said Pakistan wants close trade and investment ties with the African continent. He was talking to Tunisian Ambassador Adel Elarbi and Kenyan High Commissioner Julius Kibet Bitok, who separately called on him in Islamabad on Thursday. The president said Pakistan greatly ...

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  • TFrench Ambassador Marc Barety has said that the French investors are prepared to use different sectors in Pakistan for their benefits. Talking to acting Senate Chairman Saleem Mandviwala in Islamabad, he said that the security situation in Pakistan is conducive for investment, as it has improved a ...

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  • TNational Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice retired Javed Iqbal said on Thursday NAB had no sympathy with any individual. “NAB is an independent body and has no sympathies for any political party or an individual,” said NAB chairman in his statement issued. He said NAB’s ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has said that the United States (US) recognized his stance as how to bring back normalcy in Afghanistan. Expressing his views during the cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Thursday, PM said that Pakistan has always played an active role to promote peace and reconciliation in ...

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  • TThe President House is to be opened for general public on December 08. The House shall remain open for general public from 9 am to 4 pm. According to government sources the decision has been taken in line with the PTI policy of opening of such places for ordinary people. The idea behind this ...

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  • TPakistan and Italy inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday for boosting economic and trade associations in various sectors. Federal Secretary for Commerce, Mohammad Younus Dhaga, while addressing as chief guest at the MoU signing ceremony between ICE, Italian Trade Agency & Trade ...

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