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  • TLAHORE - Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan’s quest for better ties with India must not be misconstrued as weakness as the aim of this pursuit is to bring people of subcontinent out of poverty. In a meeting that he held with the civil bureaucracy at the chief minister’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior commanders attended funeral prayers of the seven soldiers martyred in an operation on Saturday in North Waziristan tribal district. The funeral prayers were held at GHQ in Rawalpindi on Sunday. Those who embraced martyrdom ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Navy Ship Saif conducted joint drills with the French and Moroccan ships at conclusion of its visit to port of Casablanca in Morocco. The purpose of the exercise was to enhance maritime manoeuvres, operational capacities and skills with navies of friendly countries. According ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on behalf of the whole nation has felicitated the Saudi leadership on the Kingdom’s 88th National Day celebrated yesterday. In his felicitation message, the prime minister expressed his best wishes for the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques and King Salman ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Senate and the National Assembly will initiate debate on the amended Finance Bill 2018-19 today. The government would likely to take the Parliament into confidence on the recent visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia and the mounting tension with India. The National ...

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  • TLAHORE - Prime Minister Imran Khan who chaired a meeting of Punjab cabinet here on Sunday directed officials concerned and the provincial ministers to finalise draft of the new local bodies law in the next 48 hours. During the meeting, the prime minister was briefed on the new local government ...

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  • TBAHAWALNAGAR - A man turned out to be killer of his minor son in the limits of Haroonabad police. According to the police, the dead body of a minor boy identified as Ahmed Hussain, a resident of Alhashim Colony, Mirza Town was recovered from nearby fields a few days back. Police investigated and ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - The Azad Jammu Kashmir government is pooling all resources for the development of Neelum Valley, which has enormous potential for tourism. Speaker Legislative Assembly Shah Ghulam Qadir said while addressing gatherings in different areas of the valley here. He said that promotion of ...

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  • TSAHIWAL - The Punjab government is devising a comprehensive policy to boost agriculture produce to enable Pakistan become a self sufficient country in food items. “Quality of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides will be ensured, and a campaign will be launched to maintain the quality of these ...

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  • TKASUR - Like other parts of Punjab, mild earthquake tremors were felt in Kasur district on Sunday. People ran out of their houses and shops reciting Kalma-e-Taiba. No loss of life was reported. On the other hand, a spell of rain has inundated several areas of Kasur district. The continuous rainfall ...

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  • TSIALKOT - The entire Sialkot region received widespread heavy rain, which began during the night between Saturday and Sunday and continued the whole of Sunday. It remained dark cloudy with loud thunder of the clouds. The winds also blew continuously, which made the weather cold as well. According ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that Pakistan and People of Jammu and Kashmir want a peaceful, diplomatic and lasting solution to the Kashmir issue in which the Kashmiris are allowed to exercise their right to self-determination through a free and fair plebiscite. The ...

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  • TBUREWALA - Deputy Commissioner Irfan Ali Kathia has inaugurated a three-day anti-polio campaign in Vehari district. The campaign will start from 24th September (today) and will end on 26th September. During the campaign, a total of 1,321 teams will administer anti-polio drops to the children under ...

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  • TSADIQABAD - The representatives of local labourers criticised the government for, ‘what they said’, oppressing the masses by levying heavy taxes on them. Speaking to media here, they said that increase in taxes would bring no decrease to the public woes. “The labourers, who ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Pakistan equities turned green during the week with 100-share index gaining 400 points, up by 0.98 percent. Much of the gain came after the announcement of mini budget by the new govt. To note, the week ended early ahead of two days holiday on account of Ashura. Much of the ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday announced its Sindh chapter leadership awarding party Sindh President slot to Amir Bux Bhutto and PTI Karachi president slot to Khurram Sherzaman. According to details, Sindh’s organisational positions were announced after formal ...

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  • TKarachi  -  A mother of two children and a man allegedly committed suicides in mysterious circumstance on Sunday. A mother of two children was found dead inside her house located at Kauser Niazi Colony in North Nazimabad within the limits of Hyderi police station. Her body was taken to ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Police Sunday registered two separate cases against the unidentified persons for obstructing the VVIP security protocol of President Arif Alvi in Karachi. The cases were registered on behalf of state with Shahrah-e-Faisal and Tipu Sultan police stations. An FIR No 488/18 was ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  A reference was held to remember the slain leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami and former Liaquatabad Town Nazim Dr Pervaiz Mehmood. The JI former chief Munawwar Hasan, city chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman, member Sindh Assembly Abdul Rasheed, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNA Abdul Shakoor ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Two among an elderly woman were died in separate road mishaps in different parts of a city here on Sunday. A young man was died after a speedy trailer hit his motorcycle in SITE area. Police officials said that the accident took place when the victim who later identified as ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Genetically modified seeds are dangerously increasing disease burden in Pakistan, devouring even meagre incomes of poor families on treatment of their ailing members and thus opening flood-gates of hunger and poverty in our country, said Pasban e Pakistan President Altaf ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of seven soldiers in an operation against terrorists in North Waziristan on Saturday. In a statement, the PPP Chairman saluted the soldiers who fought valiantly ...

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  • TKarachi  -  Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has said that Rs 12273.857 millions have been recovered in terms of various taxes in the last three months. Presiding over a meeting in his office, the minister informed that total Rs ...

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  • TBADIN  -  Asia’s largest donkey festival concluded here at Tando Ghulam Ali, district Badin on Sunday. The festival was organised every year on 11 and 12th of Muharram, in which, thousands of sellers and buyers participate amid to purchase their favourite donkeys. According to ...

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  • TKHAIRPUR  -  Two villagers were shot dead, three injured over distribution of irrigation water near Moro on Sunday. According to Mithaiani police the clash was started between two groups of Lanjar and Chandio community at village Jumo Norio in the jurisdiction of Mithiani police station ...

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  • TPESHAWAR  -  More than 5.7 million children under the age of five will receive anti-polio vaccine along with vitamin A drops in the upcoming round of anti-polio starting today in all districts of the province. This was informed in a review meeting held here at Emergency Operations Centre ...

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  • TCHAKWAL  -  The three persons shot dead at Bhoun bypass were laid to rest while FIR was lodged against 6 accused in the Sadar Police Station. The injured Ghulam Mehdi, son of Nawab Khan, told police that he along with Azmat Ali and his brother Shoukat Ali, sons of Nawazish Ali, residents ...

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  • TIslamabad-Like all over the world, the United Nations International Sign Language Day is also marked here in the Federal Capital Saturday night to show solidarity with the people with hearing impairment. The significance of the event was that for the first time, United Nations had marked the day, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Thousands of mourners participated in the main procession of Ashura to commemorate the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), his family and companions in Karbala on October 10, 680 AD. The day was observed with solemnity and reverence across the city. The main event of the day was held ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that coordinated efforts of law enforcement agencies made Ashura peaceful. He praised performance of police, Rangers and the intelligence agencies. He said this while presiding over an informal law and order meeting at CPO on Friday. The ...

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