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  • TUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington will cut aid to Islamabad in the form of grants, financial assistance and compensation, accusing Pakistan of treating American diplomats “badly”. Pompeo said this on Wednesday while presenting his testimony before the US House ...

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  • THonourable Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar, met with Hon’ble Zhou Qiang, President of the Supreme Peoples Court of China, today in Beijing. The Honourable Chief Justice is on an official visit to China to attend the thirteenth meeting of the Presidents/ Chief Justices of the ...

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  • TOpposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah said on Wednesday that names suggested by the opposition cannot be rejected, in fact they will be sent to a parliamentary committee. He said that the government is turning back on its earlier commitment regarding the appointment of ...

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  • TFormer prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday accused a former intelligence chief of asking him to resign during opposition protests in 2014, comments likely to further fray tense civil-military relations ahead of general elections. Nawaz’s allegations, made in court documents before the ...

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  • TPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday that Nawaz Sharif tried to do politics in court and he will have to pay for it. He said, “Nawaz Sharif tried to engage in politics in court and he will have to pay a heavy price for it." The PTI leader commented as ...

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  • TSinger Humaira Arshad has once again filed for khula from her husband, actor Ahmad Butt. A petition for proceeding divorce is filed by the singer in a family court in Lahore. Earlier, Arshad had withdrawn her previous plea for khula in January this year. While speaking to media ...

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  • TA shopkeeper has raped an 11-year-old girl in Jinnah Square area of Malir last night. According to the police, the teenage girl only went for a burger when the shopkeeper assaulted her. The police told that they had conducted a medical examination of the survivor which confirmed the rape. However, ...

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  • TSiraj Khan, a Pakistan citizen, wants to reunite with his family in Mumbai, India. He was detained and forcibly deported to Pakistan on the his failure for providing immigration documents.   According to Aljazeera's report, twenty-four years after he left his home in Pakistan, Siraj ...

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  • TChief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif took notice on Tuesday of murder of woman brick-kiln worker who was allegedly tortured to death for demanding her salary from her owner in Pakpattan. The Chief Minister has asked for a detailed report from the Inspector General (IG) Punjab Police over the ...

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  • TMaryam Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has “a very efficient and capable” social media team. While talking to media persons outside the accountability court she said,“We have a very strong social media team”.   She ...

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  • TPrime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah fail to create a consensus for finalizing the name for caretaker Prime Minister today.  The meeting took place at the PM House Islamabad today. While talking to Media persons after the meeting, ...

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  • TPakistan International Airlines (PIA) has invited Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex to visit the northern areas of Pakistan. The national Airline posted a picture of Princess Diana on its Twitter handle, during her visit to the northern areas of Pakistan and ...

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  • TThe Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has submitted its reply in Supreme Court today in the mobile bills tax case. FBR stated that the tax ratio imposed on mobile phone cards is very less in Pakistan than any other Asian countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Thailand. The lawyer of ...

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  • TSabika Sheikh, a Pakistani exchange student and a substitute teacher who relatives say had a “lust for life” are among the first confirmed victims of Friday’s mass shooting at a Texas high school. Sabika Sheikh was studying in the US through an exchange program facilitated by the ...

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  • TAlmost 180 feeders tripped in Bajaur Agency and adjoining areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP) caused by thunderstorms.   According to the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), electricity has been restored in 45 percent of the affected areas while work on restoring power in the rest of ...

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  • TOpposition Leader Khurshid Shah has stated that he will hold another meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday after that the name for the caretaker prime minister will be announces. He stated this after meeting with prime minister today to think over the names of the care taker ...

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  • TIndian forces opened unprovoked firing across the working boundary left four civilians martyred in Sialkot. The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army's public relations wing, said on Friday that the martyred include one woman and three children.  The ISPR stated further that the ...

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  • TSecurity forces on Thursday foiled a terrorist attack on Frontier Corps’ Madadgar Centre in Quetta and killed five alleged militants in the process, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. The military's media wing said “an explosive and ammunition-laden ...

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  • TAt least one person was killed and 14 others were injured in a suicide blast today in Nowshera. According to media reports the suicide bomber blew himself up near a security forces' vehicle on Nowshera's Mall road.  While talking to media, DPO Nowshera Nadeem Bukhari said, "A suicide bomber ...

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  • TPakistan’s domestic Information Technology market is expected to multiply as government has allocated over 486.726 million rupees for Expansion and up-gradation of (3G/4G) services. The project is one of the important on-going projects of ministry, total 2658.713 million rupees have been ...

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  • TThe holy month of Ramazan will begin from 17th May on Thursday, Chairman of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced Wednesday. The chairman made the announcement while addressing a press conference in Karachi after the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee concluded its ...

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  • TLahore: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has inaugurated the test run of Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT). He boarded the train from Islam Park station which completed the test run from Islam Park to Chowk Laxmi successfully. Chinese Consul General, ministers, assembly ...

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  • TA technical fault has been erupted at the Tarbela power plant early on Wednesday which has caused electricity blackout in many parts of the country especially in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP). The fault is affecting many cities of Punjab. Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur along with other cities is ...

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  • TThree suspected terrorists were apprehended by the Punjab Rangers in an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in Dera Ghazi Khan besides ceasing a large number of weapons and ammunition on Tuesday, informed ISPR. The army's media wing said that in another intelligence-based operation, weapons and ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) seeks applications from those who intended to contest upcoming general elections PML (N)’s ticket. It has asked in the application to declare ‘trust’ in party chief Nawaz Sharif and party President Shehbaz Sharif. PML-N president, Shehbaz ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday said the statement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Mumbai attacks was “sheer misreporting” by Indian media and those using it for political gains were, in fact, putting the national security at stake. “It is ...

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  • TCentral Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Karachi tomorrow evening for sighting the moon of Ramadan.  Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman would chair meeting of the Committee. Provincial and District Ruet-e-Hilal Committees would also meet in their respective areas. Information and evidence from across ...

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  • TFormer Premier Nawaz Sharif today turned down the statement released by National Security Committee (NSC) yesterday in the aftermath of his controversial remarks about the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Nawaz Sharif said this while speaking to journalists outside accountability court today. He ...

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  • TA US diplomat involved in a fatal car accident in Islamabad left for Afghanistan Monday, diplomatic sources said, after Washington assured he would be tried under US laws. The move came days after Islamabad said it would restrict the movements of all American diplomats in the country in response ...

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  • TInterior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was discharged from Lahore's Services Hospital Monday. Iqbal was shot last week as he was leaving a constituency meeting surrounded by supporters in Punjab province. The suspected gunman, arrested at the scene, is Abid Hussain, 21, a youth leader of the Islamist ...

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