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  • TIndia's central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday citing "personal reasons", a statement issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said, reported Aljazeera. "On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately," the statement ...

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  • TIn occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred 95,238 innocent Kashmiris, including 7,120 in custody, since January 1989 till date. A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day, today, ...

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  • TThe government would distribute nearly twenty five million Health Insurance Cards under health insurance programme among poor and needy people next month, reported by Radio Pakistan. This was stated by Minister for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination Amir Mehmood Kiani during his ...

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  • TIranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed for greater cooperation between Pakistan and Iran in diverse fields including trade, commerce, energy and security, reported by Radio Pakistan. He was talking to Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser who called on him in Tehran on the sidelines of the ...

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  • TSpeaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser held a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani in Tehran and discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interests.  Reported by Radio Pakistan, Asad Qaiser said Pak-Iran relations are deep rooted in common faith and culture. He said ...

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  • TFast bowler Mohammad Amir and legspinner Shadab Khan are back in the Test squad for the tour of South Africa. The first of three Tests in the series begins on December 26 at Centurion, reported Cricinfo. Fakhar Zaman, who missed the Test series against New Zealand with a knee ...

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  • TPrime Minister has reiterated government's commitment to provide maximum facilitation and an enabling environment to the investors to take advantage of huge investment opportunities in the country. According to Radio Pakistan, he was talking to Chairman Shanghai Electric Power Wang Yundan who ...

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  • TInformation Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says Pak-US relations are on a positive trajectory, reported by Radio Pakistan. Addressing the participants at International Institute of Strategic Studies (IIS) in London, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan presented the best proposal for bringing peace ...

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  • TOnce again, Yasir Shah landed bruising body blows to New Zealand in the last 20 minutes before lunch, undoing much of the hard work of Jeet Raval and Kane Williamson in the previous hour. This time, the carnage wasn't quite as extensive as it had been in Dubai, but Raval, Ross ...

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  • TIndia will not attend the SAARC summit in Pakistan, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday confirmed, emphasising that the Kartarpur corridor project between the two countries will not lead to talks unless Pakistan stops sponsoring terror, reported NDTV. Sushma Swaraj's emphatic "no" to ...

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  • TPresident Arif Alvi has stressed for resolution of all regional disputes in a peaceful manner, reported by Radio Pakistan. Opening the four-day International Defense Exhibition IDEAS-2018 at Expo Center in Karachi on Tuesday, he said Pakistan desires peace and its weapons are not for aggression ...

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  • TFormer Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly recalled a hilarious conversation with former president Pervez Musharraf regarding veteran wicket-keeper MS Dhoni during India’s 2006 tour of Pakistan, reported Hindustan Times. Remembering Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf’s admiration of Dhoni ...

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  • TThe third death anniversary of female fighter pilot, Flying Officer, Marium Mukhtar Shaheed is being observed today, reported by Radio Pakistan. She was the first female pilot of Pakistan Air Force who sacrificed her life in line of duty and attained Shahadat. She was on a mission when her ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has said tents are being setup in Lahore as temporary shelters for the homeless sleeping on the footpaths. Reported by Radio Pakistan, the Prime Minister said this in a tweet on Saturday. In an earlier tweet, the Prime Minister said he has asked Punjab Chief Minister ...

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  • TSpecial Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shehzad Akbar has said that the government will continue the process of accountability as legal process is underway to bring back the looted money stashed abroad, reported by Radio Pakistan. Talking to a private news channel, he said details ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Haji Abdul Wahab, the Ameer of Tableeghi Jamaat, according to Radio Pakistan. He said that invaluable services rendered by Haji Abdul Wahab as a religious scholar will always be remembered. The Prime Minister ...

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  • TKhyber Pakhtunkhwa government has expedited the integration plan of merging tribal districts with the province to ensure better administrative management and rapid development of erstwhile FATA, according to Radio Pakistan. A spokesman of the provincial government told our Peshawar correspondent ...

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  • TMinister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says Prime Minister Imran Khan wanted to eliminate the menace of corruption from the country, according to Radio Pakistan. Minister said Imran Khan was the only leader in the country's history, who was talking about corruption, ...

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  • TFederal Government is spending two point five billion rupees on construction of Expo Center in Peshawar, reported Radio Pakistan Sunday. In an exclusive interview with Radio's Peshawar correspondent, a spokesman of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry said work on construction ...

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  • TIn order to create awareness amongst general populace regarding the importance of cleanliness, Pakistan Navy conducted Beach Cleaning & Tree Plantation Campaign at Sea view. A large number of PN officers, men, students of Bahria Colleges/ Bahria Model Schools and various civil society segments ...

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  • TAccording to a study, the US-led war on terrorism has killed about 507,000 people in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan during its 17 years and is showing a 22 per cent increase in deaths in the past two years, reported Voice of America. The death toll includes US and allied troops, civilians in the ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting of National Task Force on Polio Eradication in Islamabad on Friday, according to Radio Pakistan. Minister for Health Amir Mehmood Kiani, Governor KP Shah Farman, CM Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, CM Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, CM GB Hafiz Hafez-ur-Rehman, ...

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  • TInformation Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says present government is fully determined to transform Pakistan as per the vision of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal. In his message on Iqbal Day, he said Allama Muhammad Iqbal has a great distinction among the modern ...

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  • TThe First Committee of UN General Assembly has adopted three resolutions moved by Pakistan, according to Radio Pakistan. In a tweet, Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said resolutions are on regional disarmament, conventional arms control at regional and ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has stressed the need to spread the teaching of Sufism for eradication of terrorism, according to Radio Pakistan. He was addressing an International Sufi Conference at Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan. The Foreign Minister said Sufia-e-Keram have ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court has declared appointment of Ata ul Haq Qasmi as Chairman Pakistan Television illegal, according to Radio Pakistan. A two-member bench comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Yahya Afridi announced the judgment, reserved on February 26 this year. The verdict said that the ...

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  • TA Pakistani national named Jalaluddin arrested from Indian Varanasi's cantonment area was released from central jail after 16 years, reported India Today Monday. According to media reports, Jalaluddin was arrested in 2001 from Varanasi’s cantonment area. Senior Superintendent ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan will be made more conducive and competitive place for business and investment, according to Radio Pakistan. Addressing the opening ceremony of International Import Expo in Shanghai today, he said that while unilateral commercialism is aggressively ...

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  • TKhyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to save about forty billion rupees till June next year as part of its austerity drive, according to Radio Pakistan. A spokesman of provincial government told our Peshawar correspondent that all the provincial government departments, autonomous and ...

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  • TPakistan and China has agreed to further strengthen the China-Pakistan All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership, and build closer China-Pakistan Community of Shared Future in the new era, according to Radio Pakistan. In a joint statement, both sides reiterated that the friendship between ...

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