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  • TSindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah has advised the administrative secretaries, commissioners and deputy commissioners to ensure the timely completion of the development projects; qualitatively and transparently. He was addressing a review meeting of the projects at Sindh Secretariat on ...

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  • TLahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has adjourned the hearing of a petition, seeking treason proceedings against the former prime ministers (PM) Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and a newspaper reporter, Cyril Almeida, till November 19. Nawaz Sharif, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Cyril Almeida ...

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  • TSindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued notices to Chief Secretary Sindh, Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP), Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir and other respondents and directed them to submit their replies by next hearing on the application of Member of National Assembly (MNA) Saif ...

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  • TThe members of the United Nations Security Council on Sunday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” Friday’s car bomb attack in Somalia, in which dozens of innocent women, children and men were killed or injured, and reiterated that any acts of terrorism are "criminal and ...

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  • TBy-election for two seats of Senate from Punjab, including a general and a reserved seat for women, will be held on Thursday. These seats had fallen vacant due to de-notification of Haroon Khan and Saadia Abbasi as senators in light of a supreme court verdict. According to Election Commission of ...

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  • TPakistan has said that only a political settlement, fully cognizant of the hard core socio-cultural, political and economic realities of Afghanistan, can restore peace in the country. These views were expressed by Pakistan delegation at Consultations on Afghanistan in Moscow aimed at promoting ...

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  • THockey World Cup Tournament is set to commence from 28th of November and will continue till 16th Dec in Bhubaneswar, India. The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has already announced the management of the national team which will be lead by head coach Tauqeer Ahmad. Hockey teams from sixteen ...

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  • TTo facilitate the citizens of Karachi to get their driving license made, 18 driving license centers were being constructed in the city and from next year, no one would be allowed to drive any vehicle in the city without a valid driving license, said sources in traffic police. The sources further ...

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  • TSenate was informed on Friday that the government is set to launch a National Immigration and Welfare Policy for overseas Pakistanis soon. Responding to a question, Communication Minister Murad Saeed told the House that the government would solve the overseas Pakistani’s problems on priority ...

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  • TThe 141st birth anniversary of poet of the east and philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal was being celebrated on Friday across the country with national zeal and passion. In their separate messages on the occasion, President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan have called for ...

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  • TIn a hard-hitting speech on the floor of the House, former senate opposition leader and PPP Parliamentary Leader Senator Sherry Rehman demanded transparency in terms of loans being obtained from international lenders, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Sherry Rehman said that the ...

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  • TThe absence of the federal ministers during question hour on Friday led to the suspension of the House proceedings for half an hour, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The National Assembly met for an hour and 47 minutes, while the proceedings remained ...

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  • THaseeb Athar took oath as the chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) at a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Friday. The oath was administered to him by President Arif Alvi in the presence of senior officers and members of FPSC. The president congratulated Haseeb Athar on his appointment ...

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  • TPresident Dr Arif Alvi has said on Saturday that improving the educational system was the government’s top-most priority. Addressing an international conference on ‘A World of Tomorrow – Re-imagined’ in Karachi he said that the educational curriculum will have to be updated ...

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  • TIslamabad Accountability Court (AC) has asked former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to appear before the court and record his statement in the Al-Azizya Steel Mills Reference on Thursday. During the proceedings on Wednesday, Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik - who is hearing the reference - linked the ...

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  • TPakistan’s first science, technology and innovation park is set to start functioning by December 5 this year at the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Lahore. It will help the industrial sector switch over to a knowledge-based economy with a multi-dimensional chain of ...

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  • TSindh Governor Imran Ismail on Monday congratulated the Pakistan’s cricket team on clean sweeping Australian team. “The bowlers’ excellent performance did not allow Australia to score a lot of runs in the T20 match. The young players’ team showed excellent performance in ...

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  • TPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Nusrat Wahid has said Monday that with the assistance of Saudi Arabian, the condition of Pakistan’s economy would improve. “The country would soon be out of the economic crisis as the assistance would also increase economic activities,” she said ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Amin Khan Gandapur said on Friday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was pursuing a vibrant policy on Kashmir issue and would take all possible steps to highlight the Kashmir cause across the world. The minister said that ...

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  • TFollowing the approval by the Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan for appointment of Shahzad Qasim as his Special Assistant on the Power Sector, the Cabinet Division on Friday issued the formal notification. According to the Cabinet, Shahzad Qasim has been tasked to work with the power division and ...

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  • TChina has assured to extend every possible cooperation in order to help Pakistan in coming out of the prevailing economic crisis. In a media talk on Friday, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing said that his country was cognizant of the problems faced by Pakistan. He said, “We desire a ...

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  • TPakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the international community cannot maintain its continuous silence over the occupation of held Kashmir by 500,000 Indian armed forces since 71 years and urged it to rein in Modi to stop perpetual atrocities against ...

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  • TRed Army recorded a convincing 2-0 victory against Sixteen Star Academy in the on-going Leisure Leagues School and Academy Championship at Sixteen Star Ground. Mohammad Bilal and Mohammad Sheharyar scored one goal each for the winners in the small-sided football tournament match. In another match, ...

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  • TPakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is organizing the PCB-Pepsi Cricket Stars U-16 Inter Regional Tournament 2018-19, to start from October 29 simultaneously in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The 16-regions – Lahore, Karachi, Hyderabad, Bahawalpur, Larkana, Dera Murad Jamali, Quetta, ...

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  • TSecond-placed Pakistan is going to face third-placed Malaysia in the semifinals of Hero Asian Champions Trophy Hockey on Saturday at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman. Meanwhile, top team India will clash with fourth-placed Japan in the second semifinal encounter. India won four of ...

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  • TForeign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said on Friday that Pakistan is a sovereign country and it would take decisions in the national interest without succumbing to any pressure. While talking to the National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, the FM pointed out that cordial ...

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  • TIn occupied Kashmir, a complete shutdown was observed on Monday against the brutal killings of nine Kashmiri youth in Kulgam district. Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership, comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. In a statement, ...

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  • TLeisure Leagues Girls and Boys School and Academies Football Championships commenced at Ibrahim Ali Bhai Government Secondary School Ground on Monday. In girls event, eighth teams namely Unique Star, Ibrahim Ali Bhai School, Orangi Folks Academy, Fatima Islamic School, Beacon Islamic School, Al ...

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  • TAustralia recorded an 89-run victory against Pakistan in the third ICC Women’s Championship fixture in Kuala Lumpur on Monday to win series 3-0. Australia batted first in the match put on board a huge 324-7 total in 50 overs. Alyssa Healy batted brilliantly for the side scoring 97 runs off ...

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  • TAccording to a survey, carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, 42 per cent Pakistanis do not know the name of the writer of Pakistan’s national anthem. A national representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked ‘who wrote the national anthem of ...

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