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  • TThe United States says it continues to be encouraged by the role Pakistan has played to advance the peace process in Afghanistan. This was stated in a press release issued by US embassy on conclusion of Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad's visit to Pakistan and ...

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  • T  Man killed a day before marriage KHAIRPUR (OUR STAFF REPORTER): A man was killed near here on Saturday a day before his marriage over an old enmity. According to details, armed persons attacked Barkat Ali Bugti in Noor Muhammad Bugti village in the jurisdiction of Piryaloi Police Station ...

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  • T KARACHI : Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Dr Farooq Sattar and other accused on Saturday appeared before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in a case pertaining to the attack on some private media houses on August 22, 2016 after the hate speech by MQM founder Altaf Hussain. MQM leaders Amir ...

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  • TFive Indian sailors have been abducted by pirates in Nigeria, informed India’s external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in a tweet today. In her tweet, Swaraj said that she had asked the Indian ambassador in Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, to “take up” the matter with the Nigerian ...

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  • TInformation Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has expressed sorrow over the incident of fire in Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris. In a tweet on Tuesday, he said that Pakistan stands with the people of France in this hour of grief. He said our thoughts and prayers are with people of France. The minister ...

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  • TSix members of a family, including five children, were killed after rockslide hit a house in Zindah Pir Kali Syed Abad area of Ziarat in the wee hours of Monday. According to Deputy Commissioner Azim Jan Dumar, a woman and her five children were killed when a rockslide hit their house in Zinda Pir ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Karachi Development (KDA) Secretary Aftab Memon and 11 others for not appearing in court on Tuesday. A SHC bench headed by Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh heard the bail pleas of KDA secretary Aftab Memon and 11 others. Counsel ...

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  • TSpeakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to introduce reforms in judicial system and police to curb corruption as this menace devouring the resources of the country. The meeting was held on the theme: ‘Effective accountability, pre-emption of mismanagement ...

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  • TInformation and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhary has expressed confidence that the job opportunities would increase with the increase in foreign investment. Talking to Senior Vice President of renowned American multinational food and beverage company Krista Pilot in Dubai, he said that the ...

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  • TOne year on, the blow of losing Asma Jahangir has not lessened. But for the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), which she co-founded in 1987, this loss has translated into a renewed determination to carry her legacy forward. In a statement issued today, HRCP has said that, ‘Today, ...

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  • TMet office informed today that mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Foggy conditions are expected in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during morning hours on Sunday. During the past 24 hours weather, weather remained cold and dry in most parts of the country. ...

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  • TThe Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) organized an investors and industry awareness program to educate potential investors about the dynamics and workings of the Stock Exchange. The program sought to educate the business community ...

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  • TA local court on Thursday sent key accused in Rimsha murder, Zulfiqar Wassan, to police custody on physical remand for three days. Wassan is accused of killing Rimsha under the pretext of honour. Khairpur police yesterday arrested accused Zulfiqar in the murder case and started a probe into the ...

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  • TWidespread rain thunderstorm is expected in KP's Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan and Kohat divisions; northeast Punjab's Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Lahore divisions; Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. It is also expected at scattered places in lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Bannu, DI Khan ...

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  • TSpecial Assistant to the Prime Minister on Media Affairs Iftikhar Durrani has said that the government would accept the court’s decision regarding former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Talking to a private news channel, he however made it clear that no one would be given a way out in the shape ...

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  • TKhyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has planned to utilize the Khanpur and Tarbela dam reservoirs for breeding and stocking of fish. According to a report, quoting an official of the department, the provincial government will also establish model hatcheries and fish farms in adjoining districts ...

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  • TIranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that his country is looking forward to work closely with the new government in Pakistan to further strengthen bilateral relations. He was talking to Pakistan’s new Ambassador Riffat Masood, who formally presented her credentials to him in ...

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  • TRevenue Minister Hammad Azhar has said that the government is clubbing different taxes for ease of doing business which would be eventually reduced once the national economy is stabilized. Talking to a private news channel, he said the previous government left a deficit of two thousand three ...

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  • TIn Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), senior APHC leader and the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Kashmir Chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, while expressing serious concern over the plight of illegally detained Kashmiri political prisoners, has demanded their immediate release. In a statement issued in Srinagar, he ...

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  • TSindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday lashed out at Director General (DG) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Sindh for the absence of Investigation Officer (IO) in hearing. A two-member bench of the SHC heard the petition filed by a citizen, Ghulam Shabir Shaikh against the NAB. The NAB DG appeared ...

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  • TPeshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi called on the Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Monday to discuss measures to promote sports in the country. During the meeting, he briefed the PM regarding the holding of the Football League by Peshawar Zalmi. Speaking on the occasion, the PM called for providing ...

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  • TIn Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), Indian police and troops used brute force on protesters in Pulwama district, injuring several of them. The police and troops fired teargas shells on peaceful demonstrators in Hal and Tral bus stand areas of the district. Meanwhile, Indian troops launched a cordon ...

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  • TPakistan's former captain and former ICC President Zaheer Abbas becomes President of Peshawar Zalmi for the second consecutive year. “Zaheer Abbas has played a pivotal role in International Cricket and has made a big name for himself. Zaheer Abbas being a part of Zalmi is a proud moment for ...

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  • TNine out of 10 people breathe polluted air every day. In 2019, air pollution is considered as the greatest environmental risk to health, according to a WHO report. Microscopic pollutants in the air can penetrate respiratory and circulatory systems, damaging the lungs, heart and brain, killing 7 ...

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  • TWest Indies women’s cricket team will play three Twenty20 Internationals in Karachi in the build-up to the ICC Women’s Championship fourth round fixture. The three T20Is will be played on January 31, February 1 and 3 at the Southend Club, following which the two sides will go head to ...

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  • TUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed the hope that Pakistan and India would be able to engage in a meaningful dialogue to resolve their disputes. To a question from a Pakistani journalist at a press conference in New York, the UN chief said UN has clearly done its job in ...

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  • TPakistan Navy Task Group comprising Pakistan Navy’s ship Shahjahan, Submarine SAAD, two fast attack craft missiles PNS Quwwat and PNS Azmat and a Maritime Patrol Aircraft visited Oman to participate in 9th Thamar Al Tayyib Exercise. Pakistan Navy and Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) have been ...

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  • TInformation Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said that the government will continue its drive against the corrupt mafia as per its manifesto to purge the country of the menace of corruption and money laundering. He was addressing a joint news conference along with Special Assistant to the Prime ...

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  • TWheat crop in Sindh is likely to suffer very severely due to acute water scarcity after losses of Kharif season. The growers who underwent huge losses due to their inability to sow paddy crop for acute water shortage have opined that they will also be deprived of sowing wheat crop during Rabbi ...

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  • TA conference on the Hague Convention's post-ratification scenario was held at Punjab Police College, Sihala near Islamabad. The conference addressed the requisite procedure pertaining to the enforcement of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. More than 30 ...

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