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  • Islamabad/New Delhi  -  Pakistan has said that it would stay away from the communication satellite India launched on Friday for its smaller neighbours to share.   Asked about the “South Asia Satellite” – to be launched by India for use by countries of the South ...

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  • PESHAWAR/Mardan -  Police opened a hate speech investigation against two clerics on Sunday, after the killing of a university student by a mob over allegations he committed blasphemy. The clerics are accused of attempting to disrupt the funeral of Mashal Khan, who was beaten to death by fellow ...

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  •  KARACHI - The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) landscape has evolved in Pakistan over the years and more companies are practicing CSR. “If we analyse the local power sector, K-Electric stands out as a prime example, which has embedded sustainable thinking with the organisational ...

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  • MINCHINABAD/ KAMALIA - Thousands of people took out protest rallies in favour of Pakistan Army and demanded immediate closure of a private channel for airing objectionable content against the army here the other day. People from all walks of life participated in the rally. They were carrying ...

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  • KARACHI/NEW YORK -  Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Monday joined other major markets that have fallen after President Donald Trump's controversial ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries entering the United States. The PSX on first trading day of the week tumbled below the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Opposition lawmakers on Monday called for an investigation into the disappearance of four social activists last week, including a prominent university professor who often spoke out over disappearances of fellow campaigners. Five Pakistan People's Party (PPP) lawmakers asked for a ...

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  • LAHORE/ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of legendary cricketer Hanif Mohammad. Sympathizing with the bereaved family, the Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and forbearance to the bereaved family to bear this ...

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  • KARACHI/LARKANA - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Sunday met Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarian president Asif Ali Zardari in Dubai and discussed several issues including extension in the Rangers special powers. Although the statement issued from the CM House regarding the ...

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  • Multan - Authorities have barred the family of a murdered social media celebrity from legally “forgiving” their son for strangling her, sources said, in a rare stand against the so-called practice of “honour killings”. Muhammad Waseem drugged and strangled Qandeel Baloch on ...

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  • PESHAWAR - The United Nations refugee chief on Thursday urged Pakistanis not to blame Afghan refugees for terrorism in their country, amid growing public calls for their deportation and worsening relations between the two neighbours. Warning that the roughly 2.5 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan ...

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  • Islamabad - The foreign secretary on Tuesday told a US envoy his country has the "credentials" to join a club of nuclear trading nations, signalling Islamabad may apply alongside India and force a showdown in the consensus-based group next month. Such a move would drag the Nuclear Suppliers Group ...

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  • QUETTA - The Government of Balochistan has suspended buses carrying pilgrims from travelling through the province to neighbouring Iran due to security concerns after a suicide attack killed 28 pilgrims in Mastung this week.A 700 km highway connecting Quetta and Iran, home to many Shia pilgrimage ...

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