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  • TLAHORE - Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed its reservations over reports of government’s recent plan to crack down on social media. In a statement issued Thursday HRCP said, “Commission strongly feels the need to equip human rights defenders (HRDs) with measures ...

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  • TChanga Manga - Yielding to the old demand of people of Changa Manga, government has restored up and down stop of Khyber Mail Express at Changa Manga Railway Station.  Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad had paid a visit to Changa Manga Railway Station the other day. Rana Mansoor ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Senior Deputy Convener Amir Khan said that the peace of Karachi could only be restored once locals are recruited in police department. Addressing a demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club on Thursday to protest the killing of the party ...

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  • TKARACHI - Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Thursday said that preparing policies for province was not responsibility of Governor Sindh who is ‘creating’ hurdles in the way of legislation enacted by Sindh Assembly. The CM Advisor expressed these ...

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  • TKARACHI - Different political parties including the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Awami National Party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pasban Democratic Party stressed upon the need of harmony among all communities living in Sindh province. Following the killing of three labourers — belonged to ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho has asked to encourage educated girls to come forward and become midwives, assuring them that their service structure to be improved as well as they would be provided opportunities for better future. This she said ...

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  • TKHAIRPUR - A software exhibition was organised by Department of Computer Science at Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur on Friday. The exhibition was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Parveen Shah where guests had a tour of the final year projects of CS and IT students. Talking to media, Prof ...

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  • TSHIKARPUR - A large number of sanitation workers including women of Municipal Committee Shikarpur took out protest demonstration rally against Municipal Committee Administration for not paying salaries for four months. The rally was concluded in front of Shikarpur Press Club after marching various ...

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  • TKANDHKOT - The 62nd birthday of spiritual leader of Hurs and chief of Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F) Pir Sibagatullah Shah Rashidi was celebrated with enthusiasm at PML-F office here on Thursday. According to details, the office-bearers of Pakistan Muslim League-Functional organised a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - World Bank has played important role in modernizing and supporting various development initiatives in Pakistan, said Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood. “The cooperation further needed to be expanded in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar has said the first CPEC Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Rashkai will hit the ground in the coming six weeks. The minister expressed these views while addressing the launching ceremony of "Friends of Silk ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has called upon the federal government to ensure early ground-breaking of special economic zone (SEZ) under CPEC in Islamabad. The body said the initiative would help boost industrial and investment activities in the region. Ahmed Hassan ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has demanded of the government to make the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) laws and rules business-friendly. It also called for amending them to provide speedily justice to taxpayers. The demand was made by the SCCI president Faiz Muhammad ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Russian embassy team came from behind to clinch Leisure Leagues for Diplomats Season-2 title overtaking Brazil Embassy despite their match ended in a 3-3 draw and both teams accumulated 21 points in the league, which was played here at Total Football Ground. The draw helped Russian ...

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  • TLahore - The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Open Golf Championship Thursday kick-started at Airmen Golf Course and Recreational Park, Pakistan Air Force Base Korangi Creek, featuring around 350 leading golfers from all over the country. Air Vice Marshal Chaudhry Ahsan Rafiq, Air Officer Commanding ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan Yao Jing Thursday met Prime Minister Imran Khan and said the next stage of China Pakistan Economic Corridor would focus on investing and buying more from Pakistan. The ambassador updated the prime minister on the CPEC projects and said ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Chief of Defence Staff Sri Lankan Armed Forces Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne has appreciated and acknowledged Pakistan Navy’s efforts and commitments in support of collaborative maritime security in the region and successful conduct of Exercise AMAN. The ...

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  • TIslamabad  -   China Geological Survey Research Ship (CGS) “HAI YANG DI ZHI SHI HAO” has concluded visit of Pakistan for Hydrocarbon research and geological mapping under the auspices of Pakistan Navy. A statement issued by Pakistan Navy spokesperson on Thursday, the CGS ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   Justice (Retired) Aftab Farrukh was laid to rest here on Thursday. A big number of people from all walks of life attended his funeral prayers. Justice Manzoor Malik, Justice Sheikh Abid Aziz, Justice Syed Mazahir Ali Naqvi, Justice (Retired) Mian Mehboob Ahmad, Justice ...

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  • TKarachi  -   The Sindh government on Friday once again asked provincial governor to refrain from interfering in the legislative affairs of the province as it was the prerogative of the elected government and the assembly. Issues have erupted between the provincial government and ...

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  • TPESHAWAR   -  At least 5 members of the same family were shot dead over an old enmity of property dispute at Tehsil Pubbi in district Nowshera on Thursday. According to details, family members of Syed Aleem Shah were asleep at their home in Pubbi town’s Taza Deen vicinity when ...

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  • TGUJRANWALA  -   A patwari was caught red-handed by a team of ACE while receiving bribe from a citizen. ACE Regional Director Sheikh Farid told the media that a citizen Muhamamd Yar resident of Mandi Bahauddin gave an application to the ACE that Patwari Zafar Iqbal demanded bribe from ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Federal Minister for National Health Services (NHS) on Thursday assured that government will facilitate pharmaceutical sector in order to boost the national exchequer. Federal Minister Aamer Mehmmod Kiani said this while chairing the first meeting of Steering ...

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  • TRawalpindi  -  Punjab Minister for Health Dr Yasmin Rashid said the government is committed to provide facilities to each and every Pakistani citizen and it would distribute 7.2 million Health Insurance Cards to the poor and needy people in 36 districts of province. She said the doctors ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Islamabad police have arrested 12 outlaws from several parts of the city besides recovery of hashish, weapons and stolen property from their possession, a police spokesman said on Thursday. According to details, Noon police arrested Ehsan Elahi and recovered 350-gram ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Federal minister for education Shafqat Mehmood said on Thursday that promotion of science and technology in the country is vital to head towards economic growth. The minister said this while addressing the inaugural session of the conference “Building Innovative ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    A new course on diplomacy is available free online in Pakistan and around the world, after its launch by the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Open University, the UK’s largest academic institution and a world leader in distance ...

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  • TIslamabad - Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal said on Wednesday that defence industries were pride of the nation as they were producing low cost and high tech equipment to cater local and export needs. She expressed these views during her visit to National Radio and ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of bail petitions filed by Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif till today. A division bench headed by Justice Malik Shahzad Ahmad Khan heard the bail petitions filed by Shehbaz Sharif in connection with Ramzan ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday gave an opportunity to the federal government  to file the reply in a petition filed by Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz, till March 7. In the petition, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader challenged the placement of ...

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