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  • TKARACHI: To create awareness amongst general populace regarding importance of cleanliness, Pakistan Navy has conducted a beach cleaning campaign at Seaview, where PN officers, men and students of Bahria Colleges participated. The participants amicably removed debris including plastic items, pet ...

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  • TKofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and foundation announced on Saturday, reported The Guardian. The Ghanaian was the seventh secretary-general of the UN between 1997 and 2006 and won the Nobel peace prize ...

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  • TEver wondered why you never heard back from that job offer, that ATM card application or never got mail from someone you really wanted to hear from? Well, if you're in the Odhanga village in India's Orissa state, there's a good chance that letter was in fact sent. It was just never delivered, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have congratulated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on his party’s recent electoral victory, according to a report filed by the Saudi Press Agency on Sunday, reported Arab News. Imran ...

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  • TSaudi Arabia barred all citizens from receiving medical treatment in Canada as a diplomatic dispute over criticism of its human rights record intensifies, reported Al-Jazeera. Riyadh also announced it is coordinating the transfer of all Saudi patients from Canadian hospitals to other medical ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin, called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters, Islamabad on Tuesday. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation ...

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  • TWest Hollywood councillors have voted “unanimously” to remove Donald Trump’s star from the city’s Walk of Fame, reported Independent. The marker, which was unveiled in 2007, has been vandalised several times since the US president took office and was almost ...

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  • TA bell tolled Monday in Hiroshima as Japan marked 73 years since the world's first atomic bombing, with the city's mayor warning that rising nationalism worldwide threatened peace, reported Daily Mail. The skies over Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park were clear, just as they were on August 6, 1945, ...

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  • TFederal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started sending notices to Pakistanis holding undisclosed foreign and local assets, reported Radio Pakistan. According to FBR, the notices will be sent from today in two phases after expiry of amnesty scheme. In the first phase, notices will be sent to one ...

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  • TAt least 31 insurgents including ISIS militants were killed in the past 24 hours during Afghan forces ground and air strikes in different parts of the country, the ministry of defence said, reported Tolo News.  The MoD said at least 13 airstrikes were carried out across the country to target ...

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  • TA house in the Ministers' Enclave in Islamabad will be declared the official residence of Imran Khan, who is set to become Pakistan's new prime minister, as his private house is vulnerable to threats, reported Khaleej Times. Khan's Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the single largest party in ...

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  • TNearly 23 million children are out of school in Pakistan. Rohayl Varind wanted to bring them back, reported World Economic Forum. So, in December 2016, the 23-year old social activist and educationist set up two branches of Slum School in Faisalabad, around 323 kilometres south ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: While on an official visit to Russian Federation, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat called on Commander-in-Chief Russian Federation Navy Admiral Vladimir Ivanovich Korolev at Central Naval Museum at Saint Petersburg, Russia. During the meeting, discussions on ...

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  • TNewzeland has refused to tour Pakistan for T-20 international series. An official from New Zealand Cricket confirmed that it would have been the first tour of Blackcaps in 15 years and it won't be happening. "At the end of the day, it came down to following the advisory and the security ...

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  • TNEW DEHLI: India has intensified contacts with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan in the run-up to government formation, reported The Times of India. The Indian mission remains in touch with senior PTI leaders who are likely to play an important role in the new government, the Times of ...

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  • TInternational media on today's general elections has predicted Imran Khan to be the next prime minister of Pakistan, reports the British newspaper Wednesday. The nation will choose their new rulers for next 5 years, on the important occasion, media around the world was also eyeing on July 25 ...

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  • TIslamabad: While on an official visit to the Maldives, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi called on President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Garoom at President's office at Male. During the meeting, matters of mutual interests were dilated upon. Admiral ...

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  • TAt least 27 security force members have been killed in clashes with Taliban insurgents in southeastern Paktika province since Sunday, provincial council members said, reported Tolo News. The clashes, which are ongoing, started on Sunday in Argon, Wormamai and ...

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  • TALWAR, RAJASTHAN: A man was beaten to death at Alwar in Rajasthan on Friday night by villagers who accused him of cow smuggling. The police have identified the man as 28-year-old Akbar Khan. Villagers in Ramgarh saw two men with cows and attacked them, according to the police, reported ...

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  • TRiyadh: Saudi Arabia says it’s banning a long list of popular video games after allegations surfaced that two children killed themselves after being encouraged to do so in an online game, reported Gulf News. The Saudi General Commission for Audio-Visual Media said Monday it was banning 47 ...

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  • TAs battles raged across the country this week, both the Afghan security forces and the Taliban sustained heavy casualty tolls in three provinces Farah, Ghazni and Kunduz, reported Tolo News. These battles came just hours before NATO allies extended their funding of the Afghan security forces ...

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  • TUS coffee chain Starbucks announced on Monday that it will eliminate all plastic straws for cold drinks in its 28,000 global stores within two years and replace them with recyclable straw-free coffee-cup lids, and paper-made straws or biodegradable plastic straws so as to reduce waste, reported The ...

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  • TPakistan knocked Zimbabwe out of the Twenty20 tri-series in Harare in a closely-fought encounter on Wednesday, beating the hosts by seven wickets with five deliveries to spare. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed saw his side home with an unbeaten 38, rendering Zimbabwean allrounder Solomon Mire's efforts ...

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  • TAdvanced satellite flood warning radar system has been made operational at Head Marala Barrage over River Chenab near Sialkot, reported Radio Pakistan. Senior officials Irrigation Department said the advanced satellite flood warning radar system had full capacity to issue flood warning about 36 ...

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  • TPakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Afghanistan's city Jalalabad, killing and injuring many innocent civilians on Sunday, reported by Radio Pakistan. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a tweet, said that we are distressed and grieved at the loss of precious ...

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  • TVolunteers launched a seeds ball campaign titled 'Throw and Grow' at Margalla Hills in Islamabad today to promote the culture of planting trees with internationally recognized easy methods in the country, reported Radio Pakistan. The campaign was launched in collaboration with Islamabad ...

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  • TAfghanistan Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Sunday that at least 63 insurgents were killed in the past 24 hours during clearance operations by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) across the country, reported Tolo news. According to the statement in the past 24 hours, the ...

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  • TA week-long pre-election special training of police force was started in all districts of Punjab on Sunday, reported Radio Pakistan. In a statement, a spokesman of Punjab Police said the training is aimed at building the capacity of Police officials to counter emergency situation and any ...

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  • TThe process of printing ballot papers for general elections starts today, reported by Radio Pakistan. Around two hundred ten million ballot papers will be printed for the polls at a cost of two billion rupees. All arrangements have been finalized in this regard. The printing work will be done ...

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  • TFinal lists of candidates along with their symbols have been posted outside the offices of returning officers and district returning officers countrywide, reported by Radio Pakistan. In Islamabad, twenty eight candidates are in the race for the NA-52 seat whilst for NA-54, the main contestants are ...

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