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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday took to Twitter once again to censure the "ruling elite" over their reaction to the government's decision to place their names on the Exit Control List (ECL). The premier took to Twitter to share videos of the country's beauty and wrote, "The majestic beauty ...

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  • TRailways Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday predicted that US President Donald Trump will visit Pakistan in the near future. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, the railways minister stated, "I can see Trump visiting the country during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s term." The ...

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  • TThe Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has called upon the government to consider early groundbreaking of Special Economic Zone under CPEC in Islamabad in order to boost industrial and investment activities in the region. Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry President Ahmed Hassan ...

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  • TPakistan Army responded to unprovoked Indian firing in Khuiratta and Kotkhetera sectors along Line of Control (LoC) targeting civil population, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release on Friday Pakistan Army troops responded effectively targeting Indian posts. Three Indian ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has called for early establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate human rights abuses in Occupied Kashmir, as recommended by the UN. He was talking to President of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa who called on him in Islamabad today. The prime ...

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  • TPresident Dr Arif Alvi said on Friday media, being fourth pillar of the state, was playing a crucial role in strengthening of democratic culture and values. Addressing Pakistan Media Convention organized under the auspices of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors in Islamabad today, he said ...

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  • TForeign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said India has no role to play in Afghanistan. During his weekly media briefing, Dr Faisal said the intra-Afghan dialogue is essential for seeking solution of the conflict. “Pakistan has facilitated the dialogue between the United ...

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  • TSearch engine Google is celebrating the legacy of Abdul Hafeez Kardar on his 94th birth anniversary on Thursday, with a special doodle dedicated to the man who captained Pakistan’s first ever Test cricket team. Today’s Google Doodle shows an image of Kardar, who is remembered as the ...

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  • TThe opposition parties on Thursday suggested name of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for the chairmanship of Foreign Affairs Committee after successful talks with the government over formation of parliamentary committees. According to details, a total of 47 ...

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  • TThe beleaguered Sharif family took another hit on Sunday as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to lodge another case against Shahbaz Sharif and his sons Hamza Shahbaz and Salman Shahbaz over accusations of transferring assets worth millions of rupees abroad using an ...

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  • TMinister for National Health Services Aamir Mehmood Kiyani said on Sunday more than twenty million Insaaf Health Cards will be issued by the end of this month. Addressing a press conference at Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi, the Minister said these health cards will enable people to receive ...

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  • TChief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan has said the government is giving top priority to the betterment of lives of the masses of the province. In a statement, he said the government is also making all out efforts to provision of all civic amenities to the residents and working out ...

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  • TUS President Donald Trump has said he wants to explore opportunities for Pakistan and US to work closely together and to renew their partnership. Trump made the statement at a ceremony held at the White House, where Pakistan's newly appointed ambassador Dr Asad Majeed Khan presented his ...

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  • TFormer ambassador of the United States to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said it is time for the country to work on good governance and eliminate misappropriation of funds given for socioeconomic development. Addressing an event at a local hotel in Karachi, Munter noted that the relations between US ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday sought reports on the ongoing anti encroachment drive in Karachi. Justice Gulzar Ahmed, who is monitoring the drive, will preside over a meeting of government departments at the apex court’s Karachi registry on Jan 12. He has summoned reports on removal of ...

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  • TYao Jing, the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan, has said that China is interested in enhancing its import of potato, cherry and wheat from Pakistan. The ambassador met Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan on Friday and discussed bilateral trade ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has again urged for intra-Afghan dialogue to resolve the Afghan issue through peaceful means. In a media interview, the Minister particularly called upon Taliban to come on the negotiating table with the Afghan government to give a chance to peace and stability ...

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  • TThe United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the US. is pursuing plans to establish a new security alliance with Arabian countries aimed at countering Iranian influence in the Middle East. In his speech at the American University of Cairo, he pledges to step up efforts to bring peace ...

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  • TPresident Dr Arif Alvi says the government is making all out efforts to provide modern education facilities to the students of Gilgit Baltistan. He was talking to students of Baltistan University who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadar in Islamabad on Thursday. The president said the secret of ...

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  • TChief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited formations of Bahawalpur Corps during their winter collective training. COAS witnessed manoeuvre of mechanised formation as part of Defensive Corps’ operations against conventional threat. Later COAS also visited position of an ...

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  • TThe police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a shooter of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) after meeting an encounter in area of Joharabad, Karachi. According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Central Karachi Arif Aslam Rao, the apprehended shooter of MQM-London group was wanted ...

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  • TBased on the agreement reached between Iran and Afghanistan, 230 Afghan convicts have been extradited to their country, Iran deputy minister of justice told the Islamic Republic, on Sunday.  Two months ago, the ministers of justice of Afghanistan and Iran signed an extradition treaty in ...

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  • TThe Federal Minister for Health Aamer Mehmood Kiani has pledged to support the inclusion of all residents of Pakistan, including Afghan refugees, into the government’s health plans and programmes that will allow them to have access to better healthcare services. On the invitation of ...

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  • TFormer Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Dr Farooq Sattar on Thursday appeared before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the murder of former member of the National Assembly Ali Raza Abidi. He arrived at the South Zone Investigation office to record his statement in the ...

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  • T"The award of Mohmand Dam contract to Descon-Pakistan belonging to Advisor Commerce is sheer conflict of interest, most unethical and tip of the iceberg of a monumental scandal that must be probed transparently". In a statement of the PPP Secretary General ex-senator Farhatullah Babar hoped that ...

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  • TThe Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) with provincial governments have started crackdown on the sale of LPG at higher prices. More than 200 companies have been issued the show cause notices. OGRA has taken serious notice of complaints regarding sale of LPG on high prices and with the ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan visited Konya on Thursday on the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Prime Minister Imran Khan was warmly received by Governor Konya Mr Cüneyit (Junaid) Orhan Toprak, Deputy Mayor Mithat Buyukalim, Ambassador of Pakistan Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, ...

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  • TTaliban representatives from Afghanistan on Monday have held talks with Iran in Tehran. According to spokesman of foreign ministry of Iran, the talks were designed to set parameters for talks of the Taliban with the Afghan government. The spokesman said Taliban had held comprehensive talks with ...

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  • TAmbassador of France in Pakistan, Marc Barety has said his country is keen to develop strong business contacts with Pakistan, and also focusing on the promotion of the small and medium enterprises in Pakistan. He expressed these views while giving a message on the occasion of the start of 2019 New ...

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  • TPetroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Sunday said that the present government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would fulfill all the promises made with the masses and would come up to their expectations. The petroleum minister was talking to a delegation of elected representatives including ...

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