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  • TWASHINGTON - Former military ruler retired Gen Pervez Musharraf has said had he been the president now, he would have released Dr Shakil Afridi in a “give and take” deal. In an interview to Voice of America, Musharraf also noted that relations between the United States and Pakistan were ...

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  • TLAHORE - Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has expressed concern over the Islamabad High Court division bench order suspending the single bench order for telecasting five times Azan ( call for prayer) besides other programmes relating to Islamic teachings from TV channels, and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD:- PTI leader Naeemul Haque on Friday said party chief Imran Khan praised him for slapping Minister of Privatisation Daniyal Aziz. During their appearance on a private Tv channel, Aziz had called Haque a ‘thief’, after which the PTI leader had lost his cool and slapped ...

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  • TBEIJING - President Xi Jinping said that he expects deepened judicial cooperation with Pakistan and with other regional countries within the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to fight crime and resolve disputes more effectively. Xi said this in a congratulatory letter sent ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - Pakistani Consul General in Houston Aisha Farooqui visited Dr Aafia Siddiqui in Texas prison and rejected the death rumours circulating on social media about the imprisoned scientist. Farooqui met with the Pakistani scientist at Carswell detention facility in Fort Worth, Texas. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Thursday asked the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to revisit the notified banking hours for the holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak.The SBP has notified the banking hours for all working days to be 8:00am to 1:45pm ...

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  • TLAHORE: Punjab Provincial Development Working Party has approved two development schemes of urban development sector with an estimated cost of Rs 4612.36 million. These schemes were approved in the 67th meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2017-18. The approved schemes are: Replacement of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday recorded the statement of Federal Investigation Agency Additional Director General Wajid Zia in a case pertaining to the November 2008 Mumbai attacks. The ATC judge directed another witness Zahid Akhtar to appear on next hearing on June 6 for ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), in its 66th meeting, approved four development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs 5974.43 million. Chairman P&D Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan presided over the meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2017-18 which ...

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  • TKARACHI - Two including husband and wife died while their three children were injured in a dreadful road mishap here on Monday. Police said that the accident took place near Liaquatabad Underpass in Karachi, when an over speeding vehicle hit a bike. As a result of accident, the motorcyclist couple ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Sheikh Amir Waheed, president of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry, hosted an Iftar dinner in honour of foreign diplomats at his residence. Diplomats of various countries including China, Japan, France, Australia, Britain, Turkey, India, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, ...

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  • TFormer premier Nawaz Sharif has answered 55 questions in the Avenfield properties reference before the accountability court. According to details, prior to recording his statement today during the hearing, Nawaz called Supreme Court's July 28 verdict, which led to his disqualification, ...

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  • TThe Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has recovered huge cache seized a large cache of weapons and ammunition in Kili Barat area of Quetta. As per details, CTD conducted a raid in collaboration with law enforcement agencies and seized weapons, explosives and suicide jackets from a ...

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  • TCOLOMBO - Sri Lanka is headed for a debt crisis, the finance ministry warned Sunday, blaming a series of costly projects commissioned by the previous government for record-high repayments. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said payments of capital and interest would reach $2.84 billion this ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Islamabad Police in addition to high vigilance and effective policing measures have termed the cooperation of citizens as crucial to curb car-lifting incidents and issued a pamphlet to aware the citizens as how to take preventative measures to control such crime. In line with the ...

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  • TQUETTA - At least six people have died within four days after drinking contaminated water in District Awaran of Balochistan, Commissioner Kalat Division Muhammad Hashim Ghilzai said. He also shared that currently 120 patients are being treated at Jam Ghulam Qadir Hospital, adding, that the incident ...

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  • TCHAKWAL-Four brothers killed their 50-year-old mother for honour and escaped the scene here on Sunday.Police said that Sultana Bibi, 50, along with her four sons was residing in a rented house in Naseerabad area in the suburbs of Chakwal city. Husband of the woman had died some five years ago.The ...

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  • TLODHRAN-A man committed self-immolation in protest against the misbehaviour and harassment by police officials here on Sunday. The District Police Officer taking notice of the incident, suspended an ASI.According to police sources, Iqbal, a resident of Lodhran city was disappointed over ...

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  • TThe dead body of Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh is expected to reach Pakistan on Monday. Sabika Sheikh, who was completing her education in the United States, was one of the 10 students killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting. Pakistan’s Counsul General in Houston Aisha Farooqui ...

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  • TQUETTA - Unidentified armed men gunned down a Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader on Saturday in the city and fled the crime scene. Police said that unidentified armed motorcyclists opened fire on JUI-F leader Habibullah near Arif Street at Saraib in Quetta when he was returning home ...

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  • TKHAR:- Thunderstorms in Bajaur Agency and adjoining areas have caused 180 feeders to trip, inconveniencing residents in their daily lives for several hours. According to PESCO, electricity in 45 percent of the affected areas was restored, while work on restoring power in the rest of the areas ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leader and Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik has demanded of the Punjab government to rename the Angori Road and village Bobari after the name of Colonel Shaheed Sohail Abid who embraced martyrdom few days ago in Kili ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Provincial Development Working Party Friday approved three development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs 4461.233 million. These schemes were approved in the 65th meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2017-18. The approved schemes are: Upgradation of Govt ...

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  • TKARACHI: The export of mango from Pakistan would commence from 17th May 2018 during the current season of mango while the export target of mango has been set as 100,000 metric tons. According to the Patron-in-Chief of PFVA & Vice President FPCCI, Waheed Ahmed, the production of mango is ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The chairman of Senate, Sadiq Sanjrani took over as acting president of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as the incumbent Mamnoon Hussain departed for Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. Mamnoon Hussain is set to remain in the Kingdom for 10 days, till May 24; a notification for ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan’s World Cup-winning hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed was laid to rest in Karachi on Sunday. The hockey legend’s funeral was attended by former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi, Muttahida Qoumi Movememt-Pakistan leader Amir Khan and hockey star Islahuddin. ...

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  • TKARACHI - Armed robbers gunned down two upon resistance during a robbery attempt in a shop of the metropolis on Sunday. Police said that two armed robbers who came on motorcycle barged into a meat shop in Buffer Zone Karachi and asked the cashier to hand over cash to them. The people present in the ...

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  • TKARACHI - One person was burnt to death while three others were scorched when a car caught fire after being hit with an electric poll here on Sunday. Police said that an over speeding car got out of control of driver and it bumped into an electric polls by roadside near Lal Kothi at Shahra-e-Faisal ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday took his political opponent ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to task over his statement with regard to the Mumbai attacks. In a statement on his official twitter account, the PTI chief said: “Nawaz Sharif is the ...

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  • TMIRANSHAH:- Two people including son of a former MNA were shot dead here on Sunday. According to details, the incident took place in Mir Ali area of Miranshah in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) where armed men killed two over personal grudge. The deceased included son of former MNA Maulana ...

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