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  • TIslamabad/Kabul   -  Foreign ministers of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan met in Kabul on Saturday to continue their efforts on “building political mutual trust and support reconciliation, development cooperation and connectivity, security cooperation and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  In a second stint of special federal cabinet meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan reviewed performance of another 10 ministries and divisions and gave them both short and long-term targets – mainly aimed at welfare of public at large. In the meeting held at his ...

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  • TIslamabad/Srinagar    -   Eleven Kashmiris were martyred and over 200 injured in fresh acts of state-sponsored terrorism by Indian security forces in Occupied Kashmir on Saturday. Three freedom-fighters were also killed in a gunbattle with occupation forces. Eleven ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan was summoned to Foreign Office on Saturday to lodge a strong protest against the terrorists ambush on Pakistani FC soldiers who were on routine vigil in Kech district late Friday night. The government of Iran was urged to carry out ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  The government reached an agreement with the stakeholders to resolve the issue of gas supply to CNG sector and the industries. After a meeting with CNG Association and industrialists at the Governor House in Karachi, Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan told the media ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi Saturday visited newly-established shelter home for the homeless people in the Tarlai area of Islamabad. Prime Minister Imran Khan recently had directed to establish shelter homes in various parts of the country. During ...

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  • TPESHAWAR: Deputy Commissioner Mansehra on Saturday under Section 144 CrPC imposed ban on display of arms, pillion riding, public meeting without prior NOC from police, victory procession, rallies and celebrations, carrying of mobile phones inside the premises of polling station, entry of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Opposition parties have started sharing names with National Assembly Secretariat for the formation of standing committees of the National Assembly. The NA standing committees will be formed next week, as almost all parliamentary committees have shared names of their party ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -   During the current year, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has witnessed a sharp decline in incidents of terrorism as compared to 2017. According to details, in the current year, incidents of terrorism were less than the previous year. During the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   Adviser to PM on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Saturday. CM Usman Buzdar said two taskforces have been formed for reforms in government departments and institutions as per the vision of PM ...

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  • TLahore  -   The Supreme Court Saturday sought a reply from the Metropolitan Corporation Lahore in a petition filed against grabbing of state land. Syed Shoaibuddin Ahmad filed the petition in the SC Lahore Registry, submitting that on one hand anti encroachment operation continued in ...

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  • T Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Saturday paid tribute to the martyrs of the Peshawar military school massacre. In his message on the fourth anniversary of Army Public School tragedy, he said: “The children and their teachers have rendered a great sacrifice. They have written a new ...

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  • T The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Saturday submitted a report on costing and pricing of services and consultations of private hospitals to the Supreme Court. Charges have proposed for all types of treatments, surgeries, consultations, admissions, wards, rooms, etc. “Grading of the private ...

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  • TLahore  -   The Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust (NPT) launched a research work of Dr Junaid Ahmed relating to the myths and realities of separation of East Pakistan on Saturday. Speakers said that the separation of East Pakistan is a heart-wrenching tragedy that can never be ...

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  • TLAHORE - Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz has said the PTI is victimizing political opponents in the name of accountability. Talking to the media, Hamza said he was also victimised trhough means of restriction on his travel abroad. He said at the Lahore airport he was told by ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE   -   Engro Corporation announced the closing of a deal it signed earlier this year with Dutch giant Royal Vopak in relation to the latter’s acquisition of a 29% share in Elengy Terminal Pakistan Ltd. (ETPL). Engro Corporation has sold 24pc and IFC has ...

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  • TLahore    -  Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry President Almas Hyder has urged the government to make easy the process of getting electricity connections for industrial sector as prolonged procedures and bureaucratic hurdles are adding to the cost of doing business. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   The government on Friday vowed to overcome the gas shortage as soon as possible by taking affective measures. Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Industries, Abdul Razak Dawood has said gas supply to all fertilizers manufacturing units continues ...

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  • TLahore   -  Pakistan equities closed its week up on a positive note with benchmark KSE100 Index gaining 574 points to settle at 38,586 levels, up 1.5 percent. Market started off sideways but later gained investors' interest on reports of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) receiving another ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Supreme Court ordered former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervaiz Khattak to deposit 1.365 million to pay the amount for the ads containing his photos within 10 days. Additional Advocate General, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, told a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Main Saqib ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   The countdown to the start of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 began as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced the schedule of the event, which will commence on February 14, 2019 in Dubai. The inaugural match of the fourth edition of the PSL will ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Former first class cricketers and leading cricket organsiers Masood Anwar and Asif Faridi Friday termed as baseless and fabricated allegations levelled by Pindi’s local cricket organiserss Ashiq Hussain and Mubashir Jaffar Kasuri against them. Masood and ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Chief selector former hockey Olympian Islahuddin Siddique on Friday announced the 18-member Pakistan team for the Hockey Series Open scheduled from December 17 to 22 here at the National Hockey Stadium. The Hockey Series Open is an FIH event and the four nations ...

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  • TLAHORE:-   Mother of Test cricketers Kamran Akmal, Umer Akmal and Adnan Akmal was laid to rest in a local graveyard here. She died on Friday morning after a protracted illness. Her three sons Kamran, Umer and Adnan were a rare example of real brothers having the honour of representing ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Newage/Diamond upset high-flying EFU Life to three and a half goal to three to qualify for the main final of the Lt Gen Shah Rafi Alam Memorial Polo Cup 2018 sponsored by Al-Khair Group here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Friday. The match ended at 3-3 draw and in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Ushna Suhail and Sarah Mahboob advanced to the final of ladies singles of the Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan National Ranking Tennis Tournament 2018 after defeating their opponents at PTF Complex on Friday. National ladies champion Ushna Suhail defeated Sara Mansoor ...

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  • TKARACHI  -   Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the natural gas closure in Sindh is not only violation of Article 158 of the Constitution but it has rendered thousands of industrial and transporters [CNG] workers jobless and has also caused serious problems for ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader and former Senate chairman Mian Raza Rabbani Friday said that the ban on student unions divided students; thus, lack of academic freedom deprived them of the gift of critical thinking. Speaking at the distinguished ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed bail applications of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) MPA Javed Hanif and other suspects in a case pertaining to illegal appointments in the Karachi Port Trust (KPT). A division bench headed by Justice Muhammad ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government had initiated 4000MW Green Energy projects in 2015 but still their approvals were pending with relevant entities of power division. “How we will be able to meet energy requirements of ...

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