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  • TKarachi on Monday suffered a major power breakdown that left vast areas of the city in darkness. According to initial reports, 80 per cent of the city experienced a blackout. The areas affected include Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, Nazimabad, Liaquatabad, Bahadurabad, PECHS, Mehmoodabad, ...

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  • TFAISALABAD-Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar said that Pakistan cannot make progress without elimination of corruption from the country.Talking to media here on Sunday, he said the PTI government is being run in a transparent manner and all its ministers, including the Prime Minister, are open for ...

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  • TMULTAN-Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India is continuously violating ceasefire agreement and fresh incident of firing at the Line of Control is an attempt to divert world's attention from Kashmir issue.Condemning the Indian firing across the LoC, the foreign minister said ...

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  • TARIFWALA  -   Three persons including two women died and two others sustained injuries when a passenger bus rammed into a tree here on Saturday. The accident occurred on Sahiwal Road and three persons died on the spot while two others got injured who were evacuated to hospital. The ...

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  • TPresident Sardar Masood Khan has strongly condemned the unprovoked Indian shelling. He said that the Indian forces were escalating tension on LoC only to detract the world’s attention from the human rights violations in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK). According to Inter Service Public Relations of ...

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  • TAt the 11th round of Pakistan-Japan Bilateral Political Consultations - held in Tokyo on Thursday - Pakistan and Japan have reaffirmed the commitment to further strengthen their bilateral relations taking the partnership to a new and higher level. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led the Pakistani ...

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  • TPunjab government on Wednesday has decided to launch ‘Punjab Credit Guarantee Scheme’ (PCGS) aimed at providing loans to youth on soft conditions. Under PCGS, a youth can obtain loans up to Rs3 million. Punjab Industry and Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal stated that the initial paper ...

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  • TDG KHAN - A Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) team in its operation foiled a terror attempt in DG Khan and arrested three terrorists of a banned organisation on Tuesday. The terrorists planned to carry out major attack targeting a religious site, but police arrested them before they could execute ...

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  • TSADIQABAD - A man killed his two nieces, who were abducted and raped by an influential landlord, to 'restore honour of the family.' According to sources, the two ill-fated girls were first abducted and raped by an influential landlord and then fell victim to the wrath of his uncle when they ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -  The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has called upon the government to take concrete measures for improving trade balance with China as  Pakistan was facing huge trade deficit of over $10 billion with China and the only best way to reduce it was ...

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  • TKashmir Affairs Minister Ali Amin Khan Gandapur has said on Monday that there would be no discrimination when the government takes action against all corrupt elements. While talking to a private news channel, the minister said that those involved in corruption would receive severe punishment from ...

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  • TIn an appalling act of sheer savagery and ignorance, two ill-fated girls were first abducted and raped by an influential landlord and when the victims returned home, their uncle killed them to ‘restore honour’. The incident took place in Jamaluddin Wali area of Sadiqabad. The father of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said recent attacks of cybercriminals on the banks resulting in heavy losses have exposed weaknesses in the online banking system. It has also brought the need for enhanced internet security in the banking and other sectors to the limelight, it ...

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  • TKARACHI - President Arif Alvi has emphasized on indigenous research in fields of food, medicine and plants to alter the entire scenario in favour of mankind. Inaugurating the 2nd International Symposium on Natural Products for Future in Karachi on Sunday, the President said holistic research may ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The suspects who ended up in jail following an alleged scuffle with the son of a Federal Minister were released on bail on Tuesday. Police had arrested a few people after Azam Swati’s son lodged a complaint in Chak Shehzad police station against five individuals, including two ...

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  • TFederal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday has arrested Namar Majeed, son of the chairman of Omni Group Anwar Majeed, from Supreme Court of Pakistan’s (SC) Karachi in the case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts,  Namar Majeed, who was on initial bail, was ...

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  • TIn a bizarre move, the provincial health department issued transfer orders a number of doctors, including the one who passed in February 2017. According to the details, the Sindh government notification included the name of Dr Talib who had passed away 20 months back. Dr Talib was shown to ...

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  • TThe federal cabinet has accorded approval to an increase in the price of electricity by 1.27 rupees per unit. Providing a briefing about the cabinet decisions this afternoon, Finance Minister Asad Umar said that the loss to the tune of 453 billion rupees was witnessed in power sector last year ...

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  • TKARACHI - Oil tankers owners have called off their ongoing strike after assurance from Governor of Sindh, Imran Ismail. The Oil Tankers Association announced the decision after a meeting of the oil tanker owners’ delegation with Governor Imran Ismail. The delegation informed the governor ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A delegation of Nanchang People's Government of China, led by its Vice Secretary General Mrs Wan Lifei, visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and showed interest to explore prospects of investment and JVs in Pakistan. Shi Hao, Vice Director of Commerce Bureau of Nanchang ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Days after the successful commissioning of Mardankhel 2 Well, MOL Pakistan has started work on Mardankhel 3, another mega gas pipeline project in Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which is expected to significantly redress energy crisis in the country. The pipeline that would stretch up to ...

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  • TAzad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) President, Sardar Masood Khan met Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Ali Amin Khan Gandapur in Islamabad and discussed with him current situation in Indian Held Kashmir. They exchanged views on the grave human rights situation in Indian Held Kashmir, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday termed PTI as 'Pakistan Tehreek-e-Intiqam' for what he accused the rival party of indulging in 'revenge politics.' Speaking to media here, Bilawal said the way opposition leader was arrested created more doubts about intentions ...

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  • TQUETTA - JUI-F chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman on Thursday said that considering the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a challenge, the United States has created political crisis in Pakistan. "US considers the CPEC a peril for her," he said while addressing a party convention in Quetta. He said ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Railways is all set to utilize its 10913 acres barren land across the country by executing various projects under public-private partnership to earn more revenue for the department. “The department owns 1,67,690 acres land all over the country, out of which 90326 in ...

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  • TKARACHI - In order to create awareness amongst the general public about stock investments, Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) conducted an awareness session at Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan. Dr Muhammad Iqbal, Minister for Works, Government of GB, was the chief guest at the occasion. The event was ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Notorious alleged land-grabber Mansha Bomb has on Monday been arrested from Supreme Court’s courtyard after he appeared before Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar earlier this morning. As per details acquired, officials of Islamabad’s Secretariat Police ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The accountability court on Monday ordered to auction three more plots of former finance minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) today submitted a report pertaining to the plots belonging to Ishaq Dar, his ...

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  • TKARACHI - Prolonged loadshedding continued on Sunday in different parts of the city during by-election due to which people going to cast their vote are facing difficulties. Citizens demanded that facilities should be provided on at least on the day of election, so that the voting process could ...

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  • TMANDI BAHAUDDIN: A robber was killed while a police constable got injured in a shootout here on Sunday. The police chased a gang of robbers in the suburbs of Mandi Bahauddin where shootout took place. Resultantly a police constable got injured in firing of robbers while a robber was killed in ...

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