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  • TA blast targeting a police van wounded nine people including three policemen in Quetta. The blast took place through explosive material planted in a motorcycle on Quetta's Spinny road, police said.  This is the third incident of police being targeted by militant groups in the capital of the ...

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  • TThe federal government has decided to formally ban a sub-organisation of the Jamiat-e-Ulema Fazl (JUI-F) called the Ansar-ul-Islam. A three page summary of the reasons justifying the ban has been sent to members of the Cabinet, sources say. On Sunday, the government decided to prevent the Azadi ...

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  • THindi language actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan have come under fire for what many are calling an "endorsement" of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Much of the criticism is in light of Modi's actions in Kashmir, where a lockdown in the Valley has persisted since August. Modi recently ...

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  • TFilmmaker Jami on Sunday came out as a rape victim on the social networking platform Twitter. Voicing his support for #MeToo amid claims that the campaign is being misused, in a series of tweets Jami shared his horrific experience that occurred 13 years ago. "Why I am so strongly supporting ...

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  • TEmaar, the developing group that has been responsible for much of Downtown Dubai, has added a star for Pakistani singer Atif Aslam at the Dubai "Walk of Fame". Emulating the Hollywood Walk of Fame in California, the Dubai Downtown Walk Of Fame has already honoured Asian celebrities like Jackie ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated on Monday a 1,320 megawatt China Hub power plant, one of the major projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). At the occasion, the prime minister also spoke to press, saying all facilities would be at service for the joint project. “There ...

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  • TNational Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday has formed six-member committee to address the reservations of business community. The committee includes Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Iftikhar Ali Malik, President Pakistan Federation of Chamber and Industry Daro Khan ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Monday arrived in Karachi for a day-long visit to the metropolitan city during which he will hold important meetings with different political representatives from Sindh.  Members of National Assembly and Sindh Assembly belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, ...

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  • TSeveral operations on Monday have been canceled after para-medical staff and doctors took to the streets across the Punjab against Medical Teaching Institutions (MTI) Act. The protesting doctors have blocked Jail Road in Lahore and boycotted Outpatient Departments (OPDs), creating problems for the ...

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  • TThe Rahbar Committee of opposition parties will meet today (Monday) to decide on government’s offer of negotiation regarding Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) Azadi March. During the meeting in Islamabad, the participants will deliberate upon whether or not they should hold talks with ...

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  • TGovernment has dissolved the existing body of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and established a new organization, Pakistan Medical Commission, to regulate medical profession in the country. According to an official of the Ministry of National Health Services, President Dr Arif Alvi has signed ...

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  • TLahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has fixed petition against Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) anti-government protest ‘Azadi March’ for hearing. The plaintiff has adopted the stance that constitutional government cannot be dissolved before completing its five year tenure. JUI-F ...

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  • TSpecial Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday has said that Financial Action Task Force (FATF) president had lauded Pakistan’s efforts to curb money laundering and terrorism. In a tweet, the special assistant said that the international ...

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  • TJamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has decided to hold important meeting on October 24 for consultation on Azadi March. According to details, the meeting will be supervised by JUI-F Chief Fazlur Rehman during which, arrangements regarding anti-government protest will be discussed. The participant ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan has taken serious notice of price hike of essential commodities and sought suggestions from various ministries to check this trend. This was stated by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting while briefing media in Islamabad on important ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday termed suspending negotiations to settle political disputes as “undemocratic”, while hinting at possible deal with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman – who has planned anti-government agitation ...

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  • TPakistan’s outgoing Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, paid a farewell call on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York and briefed him on the plight of people in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoJ&K), Dunya News reported on Saturday. In her ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan says it is a great achievement of his economic team to turn around the national economy within a year. In a tweet with facts and figures, he said Foreign Direct Investment witnessed an increase of 111.5 per cent while Foreign Private Investment  surged by 194 per cent ...

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  • TLifebuoy Shampoo announced its partnership with The Citizens Foundation (TCF) to facilitate education for 10,000 girls across Pakistan at an exclusive Press Conference which was held at the TCF school in Korangi. Having collaborated with TCF last year, the idea behind the renewed engagement is to ...

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  • TThe Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – an inter-governmental body that combats money laundering, terrorist financing and threats to the international financial system – has decided to keep Pakistan on its grey list for another four months. Pakistan was given until February 2020 to ...

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  • TThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in Islamabad on Friday after mid-air turbulence forced them to re-land the plane in Lahore. A thunderstorm forced their pilot to abort two landing attempts in the capital. Prince William and his wife Kate ended up staying the night in Lahore. For the final ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Friday has asked the provincial governments to devise an effective plan against inflation. According to details, the premier has decided to take emergency measures to overcome inflation and will chair a high-level inter-provincial meeting today in this regard. It has ...

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  • TThe Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday decided to remove Sarfaraz Ahmed as Test and T20 captain of the national team. Azhar Ali has been appointed national cricket team captain for Pakistan’s World Test Championship matches in the 2019-20 season, while Babar Azam has been named captain ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan on Friday has met religious clerics in Islamabad and urged them to play their role regarding Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) Azadi March. During the meeting with ulemas, the PM deliberated upon the anti-government protest that will be held on October 31. A ...

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  • TBabar Atta, the former Polio Adviser to the United Nations and Polio Focal Person to Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Friday resigned from position with immediate effect.  In a series of posts shared on the social networking platform Twitter, Atta said he asked PM Imran to relieve him of his ...

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  • TJamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman will meet Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif today (Friday) to discuss Azadi March. According to details, Shehbaz Sharif will announce his party’s strategy over ...

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  • TRain and hailstorm have turned weather cold in parts of Pakistan including Islamabad, Lahore Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Azad Kashmir on Friday. Heavy downpours lashed Islamabad, Lahore, Kot Momin, Toba Tek Singh, Safdarabad, Pindi Bhattian, Nowshera, Risalpur, Swabi, Malakand, Muzaffarabad and ...

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  • TPakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday night announced to challenge the result of PS-11-Larkana-II by-election result. According to unofficial result, Moazim Ali Abbasi of Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) won the PS-11-Larkana-II seat by obtaining 31,557 ...

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  • TThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, on the fourth day of their royal tour of Pakistan, arrived in Lahore and visited SOS Children’s Village and later played cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). Upon arrival in the provincial capital, the royal ...

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  • TA special cell has been established by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to curb money laundering and terror financing in Pakistan.  NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has approved to set up the special cell which will conduct monitoring and coordinate with the FATF Secretariat. ...

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