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  • TRailways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad has said that a freight train is going to be launched on 25th of this month to facilitate business community and earn more revenue. He was addressing a news conference at Railways Headquarters in Lahore on Saturday. He said that reconstruction and renovation ...

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  • TMinister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi says steps are being taken to make Pakistan a drug free country as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Saturday, he said action is being taken against the drug smugglers without any discrimination. Shehryar ...

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  • TPrime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Investment Abdul Razzak Dawood has said that country's economy is moving towards right direction. Addressing a ceremony in Karachi on Saturday, he expressed the hope that this year highest ever target of export will be ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court of Pakistan has clarified that Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa is neither using any Twitter or Facebook account, or page, nor any other ID on any other social networking websites. Moreover, concerned quarters i.e. FIA and PTA have also been asked to block ...

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  • TFirst One Day International of the five-match series between Pakistan and South Africa will be played today at Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The tourists were mauled in the Test series, with none of the three matches going beyond lunch on the fourth day, but have reason to be optimistic in the ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan's commitment to facilitate the peace process in Afghanistan. He was talking to the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad who called on him in Islamabad. He briefed the Prime Minister on his recent visits to the region to muster ...

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  • TFederal cabinet on Friday granted a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to former Chief of Army Staff General (retd) Raheel Sharif According to sources, a report regarding the NOC has been submitted in the Supreme Court, after the federal cabinet took the decision last week. In December, the Supreme ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Ghulam Sarwar Khan says CPEC is symbol of china Pakistan friendship. He said this while talking to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jang in Islamabad on Friday. Ghulam Sarwar Khan said Chinese investors, who are interested in oil and gas exploration, will ...

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  • TThe Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Athar Minallah on Friday has ordered verification of academic degrees of all the employees including senior officers.  According to detail, a notification in this regard has also been sent to the concern authorities. The employees have ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting in Islamabad on Friday to review progress on CPEC projects. The meeting reviewed progress on Pak-China cooperation in the areas of Industrial development, Special Economic Zones, ML-1 project, Agriculture Development, Socio-economic Development, ...

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  • TLeader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Friday again demanded the formation of a parliamentary committee to probe Mohmand Dam contract award. While speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif said, "We do ...

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  • TIn Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, arrival of foreign tourists is increasing day by day due to restoration of peace and improved security situation in the province. General Manager Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourist Information Centres, Muhammad Ali Syed told our Peshawar correspondent that more than fifty tourists ...

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  • TUnited States Special Representative for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Friday.  Khalilzad, who arrived in Pakistan a day ago as part of his four-nation tour, told Qureshi that the ...

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  • TA delegation of members of the National Assembly (MNAs) from tribal area (formerly known as FATA) called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Prime Minister Office on Thursday. The MNAs who met the Prime Minister included Gul Dad Khan, Gul Zafar Khan, Sajid Khan, Muhammad Iqbal Afridi, Munir Khan ...

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  • TSpeaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said Karachi is the hub of economic activities and peace in the city is imperative for the development and prosperity of the country. He was talking to the members of National Assembly belonging to Sindh province in Islamabad. Speaker National Assembly ...

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  • TFinance Minister Asad Umar says curtailing the current account deficit, boosting exports, facilitating private sector investment and increasing employment opportunities for people are the main focus of the present government. He was talking to the German Ambassador Martin Kobler who called on him ...

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  • TJustice Asif Saeed Khosa was sworn in as the 26th Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday.   President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath to the new chief justice of the country, in a ceremony held at President House, Islamabad. Chief Justice Khosa has replaced Chief Justice (retired) Mian ...

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  • TPresident of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Maria Fernanda Espinosa will arrive in Islamabad today on a five-day visit at the invitation of the Pakistani government. This will be the first visit by a president of the General Assembly to Pakistan in eight years and the first visit for ...

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  • TThe Coalition For Women In Journalism condemns the detention and deportation of Dutch journalist Johanna Cornelia Boersma on Thursday. She was detained on January 16, at the Bakirkoy Ikametgah office, and subsequently deported early morning on January 17. Boersma serves as the Economy Editor at ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Maryam Nawaz and other family members and have met former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at Kot Lakhpat Jail today. Former PM Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, Captain (retired) Safdar, Junaid Safdar and Hamza Shehbaz Sharif met Nawaz Sharif in ...

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  • TThe Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said that Bilawal and Asif Ali Zardari have created an alliance with the opposition to help resolve public issues. “The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf is only taking revenge,” he added. While speaking to media in Sehwan, the Chief Minister ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday has decided to participate in the sessions of the National Assembly from January 23rd, the day when the government is expected to unveil mini-budget in the parliament. Reportedly, the decision has been taken by the PM amid strong criticism by political rivals ...

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  • TJustice Asif Saeed Khosa, who will take charge as the Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday, said the Supreme Court will only use its authority to take suo motu action as a last resort. While speaking at a full court reference held in honour of the outgoing Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar earlier ...

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  • TOutgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday addressed a full court reference held in honour and said the Supreme Court gave several landmark decisions. The reference held at the Supreme Court was addressed by retiring Justice Nisar, Chief Justice-designate Asif ...

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  • TPakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan's tweets questioning why some lawmakers are “so scared” of the Exit Control List (ECL). Quoting the premier's tweet, Bilawal wrote, "Obviously selected PM doesn’t ...

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  • TA full court reference is being held in honour of the retiring Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, at the Supreme Court. The reference will be addressed by the outgoing Justice Nisar, Chief Justice-designate Asif Saeed Khosa and the President of Supreme Court Bar. Justice Nisar, ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday is expected to preside over a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad to review a 17-point agenda. Initially, the agenda did not include the matter of placement of names of 172 ‘influential’ people on the Exit Control List (ECL). However, it may ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar is retiring from his office today. A full court reference in his honor will be held at the Supreme Court in Islamabad today to pay tributes to his services. The reference will be addressed by the outgoing Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Chief ...

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  • TChairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat attended the 180th NATO military committee meeting at Brussels, Belgium. The meeting focused on peace and security matters with focus on Middle East and Afghanistan. During the meeting, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat shared ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan Justice, Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday has said that Pakistan's justice system is one of the best justice systems of the world. Addressing a function organized by Supreme Court Bar in Islamabad, he said constitution of Pakistan fully guarantees equal rights and freedom ...

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