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  • TPresident Mamnoon Hussain arrives in Dushanbe today on a four-day official visit to Tajikistan, reported by Radio Pakistan. Pakistan Ambassador to Tajikistan Tariq Iqbal Soomro told APP that President Mamnoon Hussain and President Emomali Rehmon durind their talks are expected to discuss ...

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  • TA commander of banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan was arrested in Peshawar last night while trying to flee to Dubai. According to Radio Pakistan, an FIA spokesperson said TTP commander Maulvi Bahadar Jan was arrested before boarding a flight for Dubai from Bacha Khan International Airport. FIA ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo motu notice over non issuance of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) to the transgenders. According to Radio Pakistan, chief justice will hear the case tomorrow in the Lahore registry. Notices have been issued to Chief ...

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  • TThe Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will complete the process of scrutiny of nomination papers filed by candidates for upcoming general elections on Tuesday. reported Radio Pakistan. According to Election Commission, a total of 21,482 nomination papers have been filed across the country for ...

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  • TPresident Mamnoon Hussain and caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk have felicitated the nation and the Muslims all over the world on the august occasion of Eid ul Fitr, reported Radio Pakistan. In his message, President Mamnoon Hussain has said that following the teachings of Islam in ...

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  • TEid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with religious zeal and fervor across the country today, reported Radio Pakistan. Big Eid congregations were held at open places, mosques and eidgahs in all major cities and towns.   The Ulema in their sermons highlighted the significance and philosophy of ...

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  • TManama: In the second suicide case in one week at the Grand Mosque (Haram Mosque) in Makkah, a Bangladeshi man threw himself to death from the first floor into the Kaaba circumambulation area where worshippers were circling the sacred edifice or waiting for prayers, reported Gulf News. He fell on a ...

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  • TJuma-tul-Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramazan is being observed today across the country, reported by Radio Pakistan.  Millions of fasting people across the country will offer Friday prayers at mosques across the country. Juma-tul-Wida has a special significance since it is a ...

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  • TGunmen on Thursday shot dead a veteran journalist outside his office in Indian-held Kashmir, police said. Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of Rising Kashmir, was attached as he was leaving his office in Press Enclave area of Srinagar, reported NDTV. Police said Bukhari received multiple bullets in the ...

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  • TArmy Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed the hope the recently agreed Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Stability will bring more cooperation and coordination between the two countries.  According to Radio Pakistan, He was talking to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during ...

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  • TThe process of scrutiny of nomination papers filed by candidates for forthcoming general elections is continuing, reported Radio Pakistan. According to the spokesperson of ECP, data of more than 19,500 candidates have been shared with the NAB, NADRA, FBR and the State Bank of Pakistan through an ...

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  • TCaretaker Minister for Power Syed Ali Zafar says the causes of load-shedding observed early this month have been overcome and the electricity demand and supply gap will almost be zero in the current month, reported Radio Pakistan. He was addressing a joint news conference along with Caretaker ...

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  • TIndian police claimed on Monday that they have nabbed another Pakistani 'spy pigeon' near Indo-Pak international border. According to the Times of India, the Ajnala police will get a Pak pigeon X-rayed to rule out the possibility of any coded message or miniscule spying object hidden in ...

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  • TPakistan will welcome international election observers to observe the election 2018, reported Radio Pakistan. This was decided at a meeting of Election Commission of Pakistan held in Islamabad on Monday with its Secretary Babar Fateh Yaqoob Mohammad in the chair. The meeting was attended by ...

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  • TSindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) has unearthed the first layer of coal at Thar Coal Block II, at a depth of hundred and forty meters below the surface, reported Radio Pakistan. The mining firm’s machinery took out the first layer estimated over two billion tons of coal resources in ...

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  • TToday is the last day for filing of nomination papers for upcoming general election. According to Radio Pakistan, Nomination papers for reserved seats of women and non-Muslims can also be filed by Monday. Meanwhile, offices of Election Commission as well as District Returning Officers and Returning ...

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  • TPakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood hosted Iftar at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, reported Radio Pakistan. The guests included people from all walks of life including political figures, Sajjadah Nasheens of several holy shrines in India, senior representatives of ...

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  • TPakistan Railways has announced to provide free travel facility during the first three days of Eid Ul Fitr Holidays to senior citizens of over sixty five years of age across the country, reported Radio Pakistan. Minister for Railways, Roshan Khursheed Bharucha in an exclusive interview with ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered the concerned NAB court to complete the hearing process and decide all three references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz, in four weeks, reported Radio Pakistan. Hearing an application filed by NAB Court at Lahore ...

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  • TTomorrow is the last day for filing of nomination papers for upcoming general elections, reported Radio Pakistan. Nomination papers for reserved seats of women and non-Muslims can also be filed till Monday. Offices of Election Commission, as well as District Returning Officers and Returning ...

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  • TPresident Mamnoon Hussain said that peace and stability in Afghanistan is our common objective and Pakistan is playing its due role in this regard. According to Radio Pakistan, he said this while addressing the SCO Summit at Qingdao in China today.  President Mamnoon said that Pakistan and ...

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  • TThe United States has called for cooperation from Pakistan to facilitate peace talks and assistance in the peace process in Afghanistan reported Radio Pakistan. This was stated by the Deputy Assistant to the US president and Senior Director for South and Central Asia at the National Security ...

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  • TElection Commission has extended the last date for filing nomination papers from Friday to Monday next to facilitate all aspiring candidates of general elections, reported Radio Pakistan. In a statement today, the commission said nomination papers for reserved seats for women and non-Muslims can ...

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  • TA three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case on election ineligibility of former President Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad today, reported Radio Pakistan. In his remarks, the Chief Justice said acceptance of nomination papers of Pervez Musharraf ...

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  • TPML-N has rejected selection of Prof. Hasan Askari as caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab by Election Commission of Pakistan, saying he is not a neutral person, reported Radio Pakistan. The announcement was made by the former prime minister and PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi while ...

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  • TA five-member Larger Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has declared the submission of an affidavit containing personal information along with nomination papers mandatory for the candidates, reported Radio Pakistan.    Hearing a case pertaining to ...

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  • TXICHANG: China on Tuesday launched the new Fengyun-2H meteorological satellite to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting and provide better meteorological services to countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative, reported Xinhua News. The Fengyun-2H was launched on a Long March-3A ...

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  • TThe Election Commission says it will decide on names for caretaker chief ministers of Punjab and Balochistan if parliamentary committees of the two provincial assemblies fail to reach consensus about it today, reported Radio Pakistan. In a statement issued today, the Election Commission's spokesman ...

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  • TNational Accountability Bureau has decided to proceed against complainants who lodge frivolous and fake complaints, with any motivation beyond law or loaded interests or with intent to cause malice to others, reported by Radio Pakistan. In a statement, the Bureau said that it will encourage genuine ...

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  • TPakistan and Australia have reviewed the existing defense and security cooperation with the pledge to further strengthen the same between the two countries, reported by Radio Pakistan. According to ISPR, this was reached at a meeting between Australian Chief of Defense Forces Air Chief Marshall ...

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