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  • TPakistan face Belgium in an all-important cross-over match for a place in the quarter-final of the ongoing Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India today. The lone point that the men in green earned in their group D match was against Malaysia, where they were held to a 1-1 draw. They lost their ...

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  • TExpressing hope that the new Indian government would positively react to Pakistan’s calls for peace, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said on Monday that negotiations were the only way to calm down the heated relations between Pakistan and India. While addressing the National ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Hockey team, due to having a better goal average compared to Malaysia, has qualified for the knockout stage of the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. Earlier, Netherlands hockey team had bested Pakistan in a crucial pool D match by 5-1 on Sunday, but despite that, the Pakistani side ...

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  • TBelgian forward Romelu Lukaku has said that he was clearer on his Manchester United role after speaking with the United manager Jose Mourinho and believes he has finally emerged from his post-World Cup slump. In his debut campaign, Lukaku had an impressive 27-goal record but the 25-year-old has ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif was granted a one-day transit remand to attend the upcoming National Assembly session. The former chief minister of Punjab was transferred from Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore and was brought to Islamabad by the police ...

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  • TA special meeting of the cabinet in Islamabad on Monday with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair reviewed the performance of each ministry to further enhance performance with the aim to improve the quality of life of people.       The meeting held discussions on ...

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  • TChief Minister Sindh's Adviser on Information Murtaza Wahab on Monday rejected reports that the Governor Sindh had been removed from the apex committee. The 23rd session of the apex committee was held at the Sindh CM House earlier today and was attended by the chief secretary, corps commander ...

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  • TLaw Minister Farogh Naseem has urged the international community to play its role for implementation of Indus Water Treaty signed between Pakistan and India in 1960. He was addressing an International Conference: "Water: Future War and Peace in Subcontinent" in Islamabad on Monday. The Law Minister ...

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  • TGovernment has initiated an anti-encroachment drive on Monday on the land of the Circular Railway. Railway and district administration officials visited the Gharibabad railway track to overlook the anti-encroachment drive. However, as railway and district administration officials reached the track, ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said friendship with China is the cornerstone of Pakistan's foreign policy. He was talking to Chinese vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou who called on him in Islamabad on Monday. The two sides also agreed to further strengthen their bilateral relations and ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Army's media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), on Monday announced a reshuffle in the military's ranks. Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan, who was serving as the president of National Defence University (NDU) has been appointed Corps Commander Lahore, according to ...

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  • TMinister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Monday said the government has decided to enhance oil and gas exploration in the country to meet the increasing demand of the petroleum products. He told that ten new blocks will be awarded for exploration in different oil and gas potential areas ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the nation to step forward and take responsibility to make Pakistan polio free. “As the nationwide campaign against polio begins across Pakistan, I call on the nation to step forward, take responsibility and make Pakistan polio-free,” he ...

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  • TA bilateral consultative meeting between Pakistan and China is in progress at the foreign office in Islamabad. Pakistani side is being represented by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua. The two sides are discussing bilateral relations and matters of mutual interests.

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Monday urged the provinces to focus on water management amid severe water scarcity. Saqib Nisar said it does not matter if someone stays or leaves his position, the judges will keep highlighting the issues. Saqib Nisar said it does not ...

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  • TIn occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed today to mark the International Human Rights Day as Black Day. Its aim is to draw attention of the world towards the gross human rights violations being committed by Indian troops in the occupied territory. Call for the shutdown has been ...

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  • TSnow and rain in upper and central parts of the country brought down temperatures on Monday. A new spell of snow in upper parts of the country and rain in plain areas started on Sunday. Snowfall was recorded in Kalam, Astore, Chitral Murree and Shangla Top.  On the other hand, some parts of ...

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  • TAnti-polio campaign of varied duration starts in different districts across the country today. In Punjab, over forty eight thousand teams have been constituted for the five day campaign to vaccinate children upto five years age all over the province. In one hundred eighty eight union councils ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad today. The premier will review performance of all federal ministries, divisions and advisers over the past three months and receive briefing on individual performances as well. Prime Minister Imran was in Karachi on ...

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  • TPakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has said that he will consider stepping down from the captain’s position, if he fails to deliver. While speaking with media on the book launching ceremony of noted sports journalist Saleem Khaliq, Sarfaraz said he is aware that he would have to ...

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  • TSaudi Arabia has increased the quota of Pakistani pilgrims for next year's Hajj by five thousand. According to a spokesperson of Ministry of Religious Affairs, an agreement has been signed in this regard by Minister of Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri and his Saudi counterpart. Under the ...

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  • TPakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah expressing disappointment over the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has warned the rulers against running its affairs through ordinance and said that the Prime Minister Imran Khan's statements have portrayed that 'dark clouds of ...

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  • TLeg-spinner Yasir Shah on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan and military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor for sending congratulatory messages to him for becoming fastest bowler to take 200 wickets in test cricket. Yasir took Twitter to express gratitude for the love he received from ...

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  • TPresident Dr Arif Alvi has expressed the resolve to further strengthen National Accountability Bureau to check corruption in the country.   Addressing a seminar 'Our Faith, Corruption Free Pakistan', in Islamabad today, he stressed for taking the corruption cases to logical conclusion by ...

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  • TPrime Minister (PM) Imran Khan, after arriving in Karachi for a day-long visit, held separate meetings with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and business community. Upon arriving in the city, the PM was received by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and other PTI leaders at the airport. Imran ...

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  • TKhyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved a grant of 150 million rupees for preservation of Kalash tribe culture in Chitral. A spokesman of provincial government told that a committee has been set up for the protection of unique culture of Kalash tribe. It includes director of Archeology ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will visit Kabul on Saturday to hold talks with Afghan leadership on political reconciliation and durable peace in Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference in Multan, he said Pakistan is committed to Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process. The Foreign ...

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  • TMinister Forest Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Imran has said that no extension would be given in timber policy. In a statement, he asked timber owners to shift their wood to the market before ending of stipulated time given under the policy. He said all timber would be forfeited in case of not shifting ...

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  • TSix people have been injured in a blast at Gulistan-e-Johar in Karachi. Police, Rangers and rescue workers rushed to the site and the injured were shifted to the hospital.         Police said the cause of the blast would be ascertained after investigation ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has said in the wake of UN Report on Kashmir, the previous governments of Pakistan had failed to act proactively on Kashmir issue. Addressing a one day International Conference on UN Report on Human Rights Violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir in ...

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