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  • TISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday conferred Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) upon Turkish Chief of Armed Forces General Yasar Güler at a special investiture ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr here. Later, the Turkish Army Chief called on the President with his delegation. On the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has called on defence officials of United Kingdom and discussed matters related to maritime security and mutual interest. He is on an official visit to United Kingdom. During the visit, Naval Chief called on Royal Navy’s First ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday expressed the resolve to promote inter-faith harmony and respect for all religions to make Pakistan a revered destination for the followers of Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism. Talking to a Korean delegation led by President of Jogye Order Wonhaeng, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi yesterday said that considering the Belt and Road Initiative and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor a zero-sum game was unwise. Speaking at the inaugural session of the two-day international conference organised by China-Pakistan Study Center at ...

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  • TLAHORE - A delegation led by Minister Industries Balochistan Haji Muhammad Khan Utmankhail Wednesday called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar in his office and discussed matters of mutual interests. On the occasion, Usman Buzdar accepted the invitation of visiting Loralai and said that ...

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  • TLAHORE - The King Edward Medical University Wednesday hosted the first intercollegiate quiz competition on diabetes. The event was organised by South Medical Ward. It was a continuation of the activities to mark World Diabetes Day. KEMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Masud Gondal was the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A former government employee who set himself on fire to protest against the government’s privatization policy the other day died at a hospital in Lahore on Wednesday. Police sources said that Sunny Masih, 35, was rushed to a hospital with multiple burns shortly after he attempted ...

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  • TLAHORE - A music programme titled Alhamra Live was held at Alhamra Culture Complex, Qaddafi Stadium to introduce new voices to the world of music.   A total of 20 performers participated in the event and won applause. “The Alhamra Live has proved productive as students of Alhamra ...

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  • TLAHORE - A truck driver died and his helper wounded critically when the truck overturned suddenly near Babu Sabu interchange in Shera Kot police precincts, rescue workers on Wednesday. The deceased was identified by police as 27-year-old Sultan Muhammad. An eyewitness told the police that the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A four-member ‘gang of negligent technicians’ has been contaminating the Pathology Department of Mian Munshi Hospital, it is learnt reliably. Weeks ago, Medical Superintendent Dr Noor Muhammad wrote a letter to Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Momin Agha ...

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  • TKANDHKOT     -   At least 13 people including children fell prey to stray dogs in the various parts of the city on Wednesday.According to reports, 13 people namely Nisar Ahmed, Nafeesa, Rafique Ahmed, Pervzaa, Jamal, Sadaqat Ali, Mai Tooti, Saddam Hussain sustained ...

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  • TKARACHI    -    To promote the startup culture in the university to create job opportunities for the youngsters, the Karachi University has arranged a seminar on ‘lead, innovate,unraveling the power of entrepreneurship education’.The event was organised by ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -      Ambassador of Jordan Ibrahim Yala Mohammad Almadani said that his country enjoyed good political and defence relations with Pakistan, however, both countries should focus on strengthening economic ties to achieve mutually beneficial ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -    The four-day 13th CNS Amateur Golf Championship 2019 will tee off today (Thursday) here at the Margalla Greens Golf Club. Addressing a press conference, along with title sponsors here on Wednesday, Pakistan Navy Golf North President and Commander ...

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  • TLAHORE    -    Adamjee Insurance and Magic River carved out convincing triumphs in the Argentine Republic Polo Cup 2019 Sponsored by Gerry’s after defeating their respective opponents here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Wednesday. Adamjee Insurance outscored Guard ...

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  • TLAHORE     -   Huzaifa Abdul Rehman stunned experienced Ahmed Chaudhry in the 4th EBM All Pakistan Open Tennis Championship 2019 quarterfinal while all the remaining quarterfinals were won by seeded players here at the PLTA courts on Wednesday. The upset was witnessed ...

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  • TLAHORE    -     wZacky Farms defeated Artema Medical/Black Horse Paints by 10½-9 in the Annual Cancer Care Hospital Charity Polo Cup 2019 match played here at the Lahore Polo & Country Club (LP&CC) on Wednesday. From the winning side, which had a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt-Gen Faiz Hameed called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office on Tuesday. Matters pertaining to national security were discussed during the meeting, a statement issued by the PM Media Office said. It may be mentioned here that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Tuesday hinted at a “wind of change” to address the complaint about one-sided accountability process. Speaking at an awards distribution ceremony among outstanding NAB officers, the chairman stated “The country will see a wind ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - General Yasar Güler, Commander Turkish Armed Forces, on Tuesday called on Officiating Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani, at the Naval Headquarters here. Upon arrival at the Naval Headquarters, the General was received by Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The 6th round of Pakistan-Australia Bilateral Political Consultations was held in Islamabad yesterday. Additional Secretary (Asia Pacific) Zahoor Ahmed and Richard Maude Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia led their respective delegations. The two sides ...

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  • TIslamabad - The Federal Cabinet which met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair on Tuesday decided to wait for final decision of Lahore High Court allowing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for his medical check-up. “The government has decided not to challenge the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday presided over a meeting of the provincial taskforce on price control at his office. The chief minister expressed his indignation over officials’ failure to overcome price hike and said that rates of essential items should be ...

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  • TLahore              -          According to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision, Agriculture Department is taking full steps to protect the food grains from malnutrition. According to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa Monday arrived Tehran on an official visit, the military spokesperson said. In a Twitter statement, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that COAS met Major General Mohammad Hossein, Chief of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Army on Monday successfully conducted training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1, the media wing of the army said. “The launch was conducted as part of a training exercise, which was aimed at testing the operational readiness of Army Strategic ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The military spokesperson on Monday dispelled the impression that the government and the army have differences over some issues. Talking to a private TV channel, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said, “PM [Imran Khan] and Army Chief [General ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi yesterday sent a letter to President of the Security Council and Secretary General of the United Nations, urging urgent attention towards the Kashmir issue. Pakistan continues to internationally highlight the dire situation in the Indian occupied ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The first meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Trust for Voluntary Organisations (TVO), constituted recently after six years, was held here on Monday. The TVO was created as an indigenous organisation in 1990 following an agreement between the governments of Pakistan and the ...

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  • TLAHORE - As part of Plan-B, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) staged a sit in at Imamia Colony Railway Crossing on Monday, causing massive traffic jam on GT Road and huge inconvenience to commuters, especially women and children. Dozens of JUI-F workers reached Imamia Colony after Zohar prayers and ...

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