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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday has said water is life and arduous efforts are needed to save the country from becoming water scarce. Addressing the opening session of the two-day international symposium on 'Creating a water secure Pakistan' in Islamabad, he said water ...

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  • TIraqi Ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Ali Yasin Mohammed Karim met Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Friday and discussed bilateral relations. They discussed the problems faced by Pakistani pilgrims. The foreign minister shared his concerns over non issuance of visas to Pakistani ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia next week to attend the ‘Future Investment Initiative’ (FII) conference, to be held from October 23 to 25, the Foreign Office confirmed on Friday. The Prime Minister will reach Riyadh on October 23 on the special invitation of King ...

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  • TPakistan and United Arab Emirates have agreed to prepare a mechanism for release of Pakistani prisoners detained in UAE's prisons. The agreement was reached at a meeting between Special Assistant to Prime Minister on overseas Pakistani Zulfiqar Bukhari and Ambassador of UAE Hammad Ubaid Ibrahim in ...

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  • TPakistan has decided to keep friendship gates on Pak-Afghan border crossing points at Chaman and Torkham closed for Friday and Saturday. A statement issued by the Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that the crossing points have been closed on Afghanistan's government ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan's Adviser on Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Dr Ishrat Husain, said that defense expenditure takes up only three per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP).  While speaking at the Pakistan Policy Symposium on Thursday Dr Husain remarked ...

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  • TThe Islamabad High Court approved the protective bail of Mansha Bomb’s son Tariq Mansha, who was wanted to the Lahore police in land-grabbing cases. Besides Tariq, other sons of Mansha are also accused of illegally occupying land in Lahore’s Johar Town. Tariq’s protective bail has ...

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  • TA two-day international symposium on "Creating a Water-Secure Pakistan" begins in Islamabad on Friday. President Dr Arif Alvi will inaugurate the symposium to be held at the Supreme Court premises in the afternoon. The concluding session will be chaired by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. The ...

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  • TQatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani will reach Pakistan today for a one-day visit. According to sources, the Qatari FM will meet Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi during his one-day visit to Islamabad. The Pakistani and Qatari counterparts ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan is set to visit Saudi Arabia for a second time on October 23, sources revealed on Thursday. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman will visit Saudi Arabia again for just a single day before he departs for a visit to China next month. According to the sources, ...

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  • TPakistan has announced on Thursday their 15-member squad for the three T20 matches against Australia. Imad Wasim makes a comeback into the squad while opener Sahibzada Farhan and medium pacer Waqas Maqsood are the new entrants.  The first T20 match will be played on October 24 in Abu Dhabi ...

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  • TSupreme Court on Thursday rejected a review petition of PML (N) leader Hanif Abbasi seeking disqualification of PTI Chief Imran Khan over alleged non disclosure of his assets and ownership of off-shore companies. The case was heard by a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ...

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  • TPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has become famous for taking revenge, said Pakistan People’s Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari at the Karsaz attack memorial. “Tehreek-e-Insaf has become Tehreek-e-Inteqaam”, the PPP chairperson said while speaking to the media and party workers on ...

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  • TThe Sindh High Court on Thursday granted protective bail to former provincial minister for local government Jam Khan Shoro. Earlier today, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader had approached the SHC for protective bail after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) issued his ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court of Pakistan ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday to initiate an inquiry regarding Thar underground coal gasification project. The Chief justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was heading the three-member bench which heard the suo motu case ...

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  • TThe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday issued arrest warrants for former Sindh minister for local government Jam Khan Shoro. According to NAB sources, Shoro was involved in corruption in the local government. Sources added, Teams have been formed for the arrest of the Pakistan Peoples ...

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  • TPresident Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan is a peace loving country but is fully prepared and capable to respond to any aggression. While addressing the passing out parade at PAF Academy Asghar Khan in Risalpur today, President Alvi said that the glorious past of the armed forces is witnessed to ...

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  • TUS President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and has asked for audio recordings Turkish sources say indicate he was killed by Saudi agents. Trump said he was waiting for a full report on what had happened to ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the federal cabinet today. The meeting will review the performance of the government and Finance Minister Asad Umar will take cabinet members into confidence regarding negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), according to sources. A ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday has disqualified two PML-N's Senator Sadia Abbasi and Senator Haroon Akhtar under Article 63(1)C of the constitution in a dual nationality case. According to the source, the verdict to this effect was given by a seven-member bench of the apex court headed ...

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  • TAt least 17 people were killed on Wednesday in an explosion at a technical college in the city of Kerch on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, a Russian anti-terror committee representative said. "According to provisional information, 17 people died, and 50 were injured," National Anti-Terror ...

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  • TChief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa (COAS) who is an official visit to Italy called on Italian Defence Minister, Chief of the Italian Army and the Secretary-General of Defence. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, Discussions focused on enhancing bilateral ...

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  • TThe singer turned television actor Fawad Khan and Imran Abbas have been nominated for the world’s “100 Most Handsome Faces” list. The official Instagram page of the 100 Most Handsome Men 2018 shared pictures of Pakistani actors Imran Abbas and Fawad Khan with the title ...

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  • TThe United States and eight other countries on Tuesday requested a UN Security Council meeting on Myanmar to hear from a UN fact-finding mission that has accused the country's military of atrocities against Muslim Rohingyas. The request is likely to run into opposition from China, which has ...

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  • TIn the ongoing austerity drive by Prime Minister Imran Khan, an auction of cars held at the Prime Minister House on Wednesday. According to the sources, 49 vehicles were on display for sale included bomb-proof and bullet-proof cars. Only one out of the 49 vehicles on display was ...

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  • TPakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Wednesday that the government is exerting pressure on the National Accountability of Bureau (NAB).  Bilawal spoke to media on his arrival at Parliament House, "We can clearly see the pressure being exerted by the government ...

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  • TLaw Minister Farogh Naseem said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is an independent institution and the government is not interfering in its matters. He explained NAB Ordinance after Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif's address during session of National Assembly today.   Farogh ...

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  • TAccording to a statement of the Ministry of Railways, Pakistan Railways has generated an additional one billion rupees in first fifty days of the PTI government. Federal Minister Shiekh Rasheed Ahmad is making hectic efforts to enhance Pakistan Railways' revenue by putting it on the right track, ...

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  • TAustralia, resuming at 20-2, were dismissed for 145 in their first innings on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Mohammad Abbas (5-33) and Bilal Asif (3-23) rocked Australia as they conceded a big 137-run lead over Pakistan's first innings ...

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  • TThe Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to increase the regulatory duty imposed on imported goods. According to sources, some of the imported items are the ones on which FBR has imposed a duty for the first time. According to details, duty on imported honey has been increased from 20 to 30 ...

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