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  • TISLAMABAD - Newly-elected President Arif Alvi will take oath of his office today (Sunday) following incumbent President Mamnoon Hussain’s tenure ended yesterday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will administer oath to Dr Arif Alvi. Arif Alvi will take oath of the office as ...

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  • TIslamabad/BEIJING - The SCO will hold the Peace Mission 2018 joint military drill from August 22 to 29 in Comprehensive Training Field in Chebarkul, Chelyabinsk, Russia. The theme of the drill is “Preparation and Cooperation on Counter-terrorism Among SCO Member States Militaries”. The ...

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  • TMULTAN/Hafizabad-Five persons including a woman died while 28 others sustained injuries in three road accidents occurred in different areas here on Friday.In Multan, three persons including a woman died between collision between a car and tractor-trolley near Alipur Morr on Shujabad Road.According ...

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  • TKARACHI - A farmers’ association protesting at Bilawal Chowrangi attempted to move towards the Bilawal House following which police used force to disperse the demonstrators. The farmers were protesting against the sugarcane rate set by the government. Due to security reasons, both roads in ...

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  • TMUZAFFARGARH - Police on Monday solved the case pertaining to the murder of 13 members of a family as they had drunk lassi poisoned by the daughter-in-law who had been married against her will. They drank poisonous lassi or a drink made with yogurt or buttermilk and died while 14 others are still ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Dehar said on Saturday that Indian mobile phone SIMs were being used in leaking question papers in the ongoing intermediate examinations in the province. His statement came after question paper of physics in the ongoing intermediate part II ...

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  • TTOBA TEK SINGH/ MULTAN -  Two dacoits were killed in two shootouts occurred in different areas here the other day. The police said that a dacoit was killed in a shootout here in Chak 337/JB, Toba the other day. The police said that four dacoits looted a house owned by Sh Muhammad Arif in Chak ...

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  • TLondon/Islamabad - Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan yesterday demanded the UK provide access to Altaf Hussain for trial in connection the murder of Dr Imran Farooq and his violence-provoking remarks against Pakistan. The Interior Minster raised the demand with British Home Secretary Amber Rudd ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Despite use of harsh tone against the ruling PML-N and its leadership by Imran Khan in his Lahore rally, PTI has decided to participate in tomorrow’s meeting of heads of parliamentary parties called by the PM. A statement issued by PTI’s central media department said ...

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  • TKARACHI/QUETTA - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested a co-accused for facilitating Balochistan’s finance secretary Mushtaq Raisani from a posh locality here yesterday. However, the area, from where the accused was arrested, was not disclosed. The accused was identified as Sohail ...

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  • TMURREE/Islamabad - Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has vowed on Tuesday that loadshedding will be overcome during the present government's tenure.He was addressing a public gathering after inaugurating the renovated building of General Post Office Murree on Tuesday.The Prime Minister said ...

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  • TLAHORE - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the company concerned to complete the 900MW Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park project in Bahawalpur, positively by April 2016.The prime minister said this while presiding over a high-level meeting held to review the progress on the implementation of the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The severe power crisis has forced the chairman of K-Electric (KE), Tabish Gohar to resign from his job. Tabish Gohar was one of the young officers of Abraaj Capital, the company that owns the KE. According to sources, Gohar accepting the responsibility for the worst-ever power crisis has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that Pakistan has handed over some necessary documents to the United Kingdom regarding the FIR registered against MQM chief Altaf Hussain. The Interior Minister held a meeting with the British High Commissioner on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR - Security forces killed at least 29 terrorists in South Waziristan, Khyber Agency and Bannu on Wednesday, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).In a statement, the ISPR stated that the troops launched action in Sanzila area of South Waziristan and Tirah Valley of ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said that terrorists have hit at the heart of nation by attacking a school in Peshawar. He vowed to go after these ‘inhumane beasts’ and their facilitators till their complete elimination. “Let me reiterate they ...

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  • TLONDON/KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party's Co-Chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari arrived in London on Saturday to meet Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain who was released from British police custody after interrogation in money laundering case.Sources said former ...

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  • TPESHAWAR/AKORA KHATTAK - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa JI amir and Taliban’s talks committee member, Prof Ibrahim Khan, has that it seems the government and the army had already decided to carry out an operation, adding it will compel thousands of tribal families to migrate besides increasing ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE/PESHAWAR - Inviting New Delhi to engage in a comprehensive, sustained and result-oriented dialogue process, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday that Pakistan was committed to resolve all outstanding disputes with India including Jammu and Kashmir through dialogue.In a message ...

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