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  • TAt the United Nations, Pakistan has called for renewed commitment to the anti-poverty Sustainable Development Goals. Pakistan’s permanent representative to world body Dr. Maleeha Lodhi speaking in a debate on Sustainable Development in General Assembly Committee said as regards Pakistan, the ...

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  • TAn Indian city in a state led by a hardline Hindu nationalist preacher accused of instigating violence against Muslims has had its Muslim name changed to one with Hindu associations, reported The Guardian. The state cabinet in Uttar Pradesh announced that it had approved the renaming of ...

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  • TPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged the largest party in the by-election by winning fifteen out of thirty five National and provincial assemblies seats. According to unofficial results announced by Election Commission of Pakistan, PTI and PML-N have won four National Assembly seats each, ...

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  • TPakistan Railways will introduce another ten new passenger trains by end of this year to facilitate travelers. An official in the Railways Ministry said on Sunday that the decision was taken on directives of Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed under the government's hundred days plan. He ...

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  • TJustice (retd) Sardar Jawaid Nawaz Gandapur, passed away in Lahore. Sardar was under treatment at CMH hospital. He was laid to rest in his family graveyard in his home city of Peshawar. Justice R Sardar Jawaid Nawaz Gandapur was one of the highest ranked Law Makers of the country. He was also ...

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  • TThe US envoy for Afghanistan peace efforts met with Taliban representatives in Qatar on Friday as President Donald Trump’s administration pushed to find a way to end the 17-year-old Afghan war, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Journal, citing a person familiar with the ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan says an effective local government system would be introduced in Balochistan to resolve problems of people at grass-roots level. Talking to students of various educational institutions of Balochistan at Prime Minister Office in Islamabad, he said Balochistan is a spread ...

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  • TMinister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhary says the Government is taking decisions to help the country stand on its own feet. Speaking at a function in connection with Postal Day in Islamabad today, he said the Government wants to mobilize resources to run affairs of the state but it ...

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  • TA man employed with the Defence Research and Development Organisation was detained on Monday on suspicion of leaking sensitive details about the nuclear-capable Brahmos cruise missile to Pakistan, reported India Today. The DRDO employee was detained on charges of suspicion and is currently being ...

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  • TThe 13th anniversary of martyrs of deadly earthquake of October 8, 2005 is being observed across Pakistan including Azad Jammu and Kashmir today.    Special prayers were offered in the mosques at Fajr for the departed souls. Prayers were also offered for progress and prosperity of ...

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  • TDeputy Speaker National Assembly, Qasim Khan Suri has said that the PTI government is committed to welfare of people and development and prosperity of Balochistan.  Talking to PTV, he said the Prime Minister during his visit to Quetta, was briefed about security situation at border and other ...

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  • TA high level meeting, chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar, was held in Lahore to review the progress on the ongoing crackdown against encroachments and qabza mafia. The Chief Minister was briefed in the meeting that 250 acre of land worth seven billion rupees has been ...

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  • TPunjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the authorities concerned to establish a task force to take up the affairs of private schools in the province. In a statement in Lahore today (Saturday), he said the task force will review recruitment process of teachers and other staff, fee ...

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  • TPML-N leader Sardar Ayaz Sadiq says requisition to call session of National Assembly has been submitted and Speaker has been asked to summon the session as soon as possible. He was talking to media along with PML-N leaders Raja Zafarul Haq, Rana Tanveer Hussain and (JUI-F) leader Maulana Abdul ...

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  • TPakistan and Sri Lanka are committed to work closely in all fields to boost cooperation and to promote peace in the region. This mutual understanding between the two countries came after Defence Secretary Ikram-ul-Haq, during his 4-day visit to Sri Lanka. Comprehensive discussions were held during ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has said the government is determined to facilitate foreign investors to invest in diverse areas of the country's socio-economic, energy and financial sectors and ensure security of their investments. He was talking to Chief Executive Ashmore Group Mark Coombs along with ...

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  • TSpeaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said the Government Employees should keep human values in mind while using their authorities. He was talking to 23-member delegation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Management Service and Excise Taxation in Islamabad. He said to end deprivation of smaller ...

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  • TChief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has sought a report about the facilities being provided in private sector Universities for medical education. He was hearing a case regarding facilities in private sector universities in Lahore Registry of Supreme Court on Sunday. The Chief Justice said ...

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  • TInformation Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has expressed hope that PTI candidates will win with overwhelming majority in by-elections. Addressing media in Bani Gala, he said the government does not believe in interventions in elections and that is why no administrative changes have been made in ...

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  • TBalochistan Provincial Government is making all out efforts for uplifting of education sector so that more and more opportunities could be provided to children for getting quality education on their doorsteps. Sources of Provincial Education Department told in Quetta that for this purpose, ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that dialogue, not war, is the way forward for resolution of outstanding issues between Pakistan and India. In an interview with Al-Jazeera television, the foreign minister said seeking a constructive dialogue with India is a key component of the new ...

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  • TFinance Minister Asad Umar has said that a comprehensive policy will be evolved for tax reforms. He was speaking at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad today. The Finance Minister said that policy making and tax collection will separated in the FBR as per the global practice. He ...

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  • TOrganization of Islamic Cooperation's Contact Group on Kashmir has reaffirmed its complete solidarity with the Kashmiri people in their struggle for the right to self-determination. The OIC Contact Group on Kashmir, which met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, also ...

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  • TMinister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi says Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are playing vital role in maintaining law and order and peace in the country.  Speaking with Attock police officers at Mankoor Checkpoint on the border of Attock and Kohat districts, he directed them to ...

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  • TSuperstar Beyoncé has been blamed for the practice of ‘dark magic’ and ‘magic spells of sexual molestation’, reported Daily Mail. Kimberly Thompson, a drummer who claims to have worked with the singer for seven years, has come out with allegations against ...

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  • TPakistan defeated Afghanistan by three wickets in the Super Four of the Asia Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, with Shoaib Malik steering them to victory in the last over with back-to-back boundaries. Malik scored 51, not out, with Imam-ul-Haq chipping in with 80 and Babar ...

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  • TCricket Australia has announced an investigation after England all-rounder Moeen Ali claimed he was called “Osama” by an Australian opponent during his Ashes debut in 2015, reported Independent. Moeen, who scored 77 runs in the first innings and took five ...

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  • TPakistan Navy Ship SAIF visited Port Alexandria in Egypt for goodwill cum training visit on Friday. PNS SAIF is the front line warship of Pakistan Navy Fleet’s 18th Destroyer Squadron and is the third ship of Sword Class Frigate. The ship is fitted with state of the art robust weapons and ...

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  • TBestselling writer Khaled Hosseini's new book"Sea Prayer" is a tribute to Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed up on the beach in Turkey in September 2015, and will release on August 30. The Afghan-born American novelist was impelled to write "Sea Prayer" by ...

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  • TAthens, Greece - Well before the sun came up on January 17, 2013, Shahzad Luqman woke up, hopped on his bicycle and took off for work in a suburb of the Greek capital, Athens, reported Aljazeera. The 27-year-old Pakistani, who had been in Greece for six years, was going from his home in ...

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