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  • TIslamabad - Allama Iqbal Open University expanded its financial support package for needy students to ensure that nobody is left without education because of financial or social constraints. This is the right of every Pakistani to get facilitated for continuation of study under the Constitution, ...

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  • TForeign Office Spokesman, Dr Muhammad Faisal on Saturday categorically rejected allegations of killing Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. In a statement, the spokesman said that Pakistan Rangers clearly conveyed to BSF through official channels that they had nothing to do with it. They also ...

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  • TThe Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has said that Pakistan’s partnership with China is not against any other country and it does not impede relations and alliances with other countries. Pakistan and the US need to come closer by offering better business ...

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  • TPunjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Saturday has said PTI government fully believed in rights of all the communities and best facilities will be provided in the worship places of minority communities situated in Nankana Sahib and other places of the province. He was talking to Member of ...

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  • TFederal Government is spending about four billion rupees on the promotion of quality education in tribal districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A spokesman of the directorate of education tribal districts said 35 projects out of fifty-nine have been completed and upgradation of one hundred primary, ...

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  • T Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday announced to run three new trains on immediate basis for the improvement of the department. Addressing a press conference, Sheikh Rasheed said that in order to facilitate the passengers, the booking offices will remain open till ...

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  • TInterior Minister Shehryar Khan Afridi on Thursday visited control room of Safe City Project and reviewed security arrangements made in connection with Muharram. On the occasion, Inspector General of Police Islamabad briefed the minister about the foolproof security arrangements have been made to ...

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  • TLAHORE - At least 900 sacked employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have been reinstated as they got stay from various courts . The employees were terminated from their posts following several accusations including fake degree, fraud and absence. Details suggest that at least 388 ...

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  • TNational Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday geared up raid to arrest more officials of Multan Development Authority (MDA) over alleged corruption in metro bus project. According to details, already detained six officers made important revelations during probe after which, the action ...

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  • TThe Karachi police have executed a new plan to crack down on street criminals in the sprawling metropolis. With the help of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras, the police have claimed to arrest at least 40 criminals involved in 18 robberies and theft within one week. Additional IG Karachi, ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday clarified not to tolerate water theft at any cost. Hearing a case pertaining to mineral water companies, CJP announced to take action against those stopping from the construction of the dams under Article 6. "We only want to ...

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  • TMinister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed says water filtration plants will be installed at railways stations for provision of clean drinking water to the passengers. Chairing a high level meeting at Railways Headquarters in Lahore today, he said that Pakistan Railways has invited private sector ...

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  • TKARACHI: Total foreign investment into the country declined by 40 percent to $288 million in two months of this fiscal year. The foreign private investment declined by 40 percent to $288 million in the first two months of fiscal year 2018/2019 as compared with $481 million in the same months of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Founder Group has swept the annual elections of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the year 2018-19 by defeating the Islamabad United Group with a big margin. Founder Group had nominated Muhammad Ahmed, Ch. Muhammad Tahir, Mian Arif Husain, Sheikh Muhammad ...

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  • TAcknowledging concerns, US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert has asserted that states of tension exist in the ties of Pakistan and United States. During a department press briefing in Washington, Nauert maintained that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some meaningful and important ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Supreme Court mandated Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in a fake bank accounts case held its first meeting on Thursday. JIT has initiated its investigations in the fake bank accounts case involving Asif Ali Zardari, Faryal Talpur and their close aides. The meeting mulled over the ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI/ ISLAMABAD - Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday said that Pakistan Railways (PR) with the help of China Railways would expand its existing network hence reaching to the remote parts of the country. “We are all set to bring about a revolution in Railway ...

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  • TThe Railways Ministry of Pakistan has been involved in as many as 42 cases of corruption, misappropriation and fraud in its attached departments, subordinate offices and corporations during the last four years - during Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) tenure. According to available ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will meet with sympathisers on Thursday. The ousted prime minister is set to meet with leaders, workers and sympathisers from 4pm to 6pm on Thursday at his Jati Umra ...

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  • TFormer cricketer Aamir Sohail believes that Pakistan team’s experience at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) pitches will help them win the Asia Cup, beginning from September 15. The tournament will feature six nations including Pakistan, defending champions India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Hong ...

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  • TISLAMABAD:- PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. In their condolence message, the PPP leaders termed Begum Kulsoom a brave woman who fought for democracy during Musharraf ...

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  • TThe World Congress of Overseas Pakistanis (WCOP) Tuesday appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative to start building dams including Diamer-Basha Dam to resolve the future looming water shortages and for socioeconomic prosperity of Pakistan. “Overseas Pakistanis are ...

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  • TInterior Minister Shehryar Afridi said on Monday that practical efforts are being made to provide of foolproof security to the people, set to visit sacred places in overseas countries. Addressing a press conference, flanked by Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, Deputy Speaker National ...

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  • TKARACHI - Prime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in Karachi on September 16 on a first official visit to the metropolis since he assumed the office of the country’s chief executive. The premier will be visiting the port city on invitation of Sindh Governor Imran Ismail. The Governor met the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said facilities for sports grounds stadiums sports complex for citizens. He said in his visit of the Landhi sports complex in Landhi No 2 chairman of DMC Korangi Nayyar Raza, vice chairman Ahmer Ali, director sports and other officers were present also. Mayor ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has showed concerns over the proposed increase in power tariffs by the current government as it would further enhance the cost of doing business and put more burden on the common man. Therefore, it called upon the government ...

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  • TMembers of Punjab cabinet on Saturday announced to donate their one month salary for the construction of dams. Talking to media, Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Usman Buzdar has pledged to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan regarding dams as it is an important task. He also ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Chinese companies here on Friday expressed their intention for establishing joint ventures with Pakistani counterparts in fields of agriculture, livestock, dairy development, food and fruit processing to exploit the existing potential of trade and develop local ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Tea worth $51.724 million was imported into the country during the first month of current financial year as compared to import of $45.912 million of the corresponding month of last year. According to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, about 18,643 metric tons of tea was imported ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Export of transport services by Pakistan in other countries increased by 5.74 percent during the financial year 2017-18 compared to last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. Pakistan exported transport services worth $977.470 million in July-June (2017-18) against the ...

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