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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi spoke to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javed Zarif on Sunday. During the conversation, Qureshi told Zarif that Iran was Pakistan’s neighbour and Islamabad would never try to create any difficulties for Tehran. "We respect Iran’s sovereignty and ...

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  • TA nine-day polio eradication campaign started in one hundred six Union Councils of Karachi on Monday. More than 1.5 million children of upto five years age will be administered anti-polio vaccine while for the first time injections of polio vaccine would also be given to over 1.48 million ...

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  • TPakistan will confer its highest civilian honour on the Saudi crown prince on Monday, a day after he signed investment deals worth $20 billion on the first stop of an Asian tour. President Arif Alvi will award Mohammad bin Salman the Nishan-e-Pakistan (Order of Pakistan), the foreign office said in ...

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  • TSaudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman on Monday ordered the release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners in Saudi Arabia with immediate effect.  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry shared that the Saudi crown prince, who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan, ...

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  • TPakistan on Monday called back its high commissioner appointed in India for consultations in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted, "We have called back our high commissioner in India for consultations." "He left New Delhi this morning," Dr ...

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  • TAn Accountability Court in Lahore has on Monday indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) President  Shehbaz Sharif and nine others in the Ashiana Iqbal Housing scam case. The leader of the opposition in the National Assembly and other suspects appeared before the accountability court ...

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  • TThe International Court of Justice (ICJ) will resume hearing the case of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav at The Hague today. The world court has set a timetable for public hearings from February 18 to 21 in The Hague. India will argue first in the hearing today while Pakistan will make its closing ...

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  • TChief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday will meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to discuss Pak-Saudi strategic relations.  The meeting will be held in Islamabad.  Earlier, Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) had been accorded a red carpet welcome and a ...

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  • TIncarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif’s cardiac treatment is yet to be started on third day at the Jinnah Hospital Lahore as the administration is waiting for the reports of his medical tests that were conducted at other hospitals and gathering additional information. Allama Iqbal Medical ...

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  • TA complete shutdown is being observed in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) today to mark protests against attacks by Hindu mobs on Muslims in the valley. According to Kashmir Media Service, the call for the strike was given by trade bodies such as the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum and ...

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  • TAll the offices of the federal government and federal secretariat on the constitution avenue, Islamabad will remain closed on Monday except the essential staff of the ministries and departments of Interior, Finance, Cabinet, Foreign Affairs, Information and Broadcasting, Commerce and Trade, Board ...

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  • TOn his first-ever visit to Pakistan as the crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) will be accorded a red carpet welcome and a guard of honour at the Prime Minister (PM) House in Islamabad after his arrival at Noor Khan Air Base in Rawalpindi. He will be presented a ...

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  • TThe Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz on Saturday met former premier Nawaz Sharif at the Jinnah hospital in Lahore after his health rehabilitated and his backache healed. Shehbaz Sharif prayed for healing of his elder brother and said he had already ...

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  • TMinister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that Pakistan desires to turn historic relations with Saudi Arabia into a strong strategic partnership. In an interview with Saudi TV, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent visits to Saudi Arabia have helped further ...

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  • TAn accountability court on Saturday approved a 16-day extension in the judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique and Khawaja Salman Rafique. The Khawaja brothers were presented before the court as their judicial remand ended today. The court then ...

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  • TBritish High Commissioner Thomas Drew called on Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani in Islamabad on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman Senate said both the countries have historic, political and parliamentary relations. He also expressed gratitude to the Britain over extending support to ...

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  • TFormer president Asif Ali Zardari on Friday filed an application in the Supreme Court (SC) seeking orders to stop the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from pursuing its investigation in the fake accounts case, Express News reported. The plea, filed by ...

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  • TIndian government on Friday has blamed Pakistan for Pulwama attack and threatened to isolate it at international level.  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said those behind the terror attack would pay a "very heavy price" and had made a "huge mistake".  Union Minister Arun Jaitley ...

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  • T55th International Security Conference begins in German city of Munich on Friday. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is representing Pakistan in the three-day conference, which will be attended by defense and foreign ministers and security experts from across the world. Among the main topics ...

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  • TAll preparations have been completed to shift former premier Nawaz Sharif to Jinnah Hospital from Kot Lakhpat Jail today. Accordiing to details, the decision to admit Nawaz to Jinnah Hospital was taken over the recommendation of medical board. Notification issued by home ministry said that Sharif ...

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  • TAn Accountability Court in Lahore has on Friday extended Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan’s physical remand for ten days. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) presented Aleem Khan before the court in beefed up security. The NAB requested the court to extend Aleem ...

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  • TFormer Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani on Friday has said that the incumbent government has failed to fulfill promise of South Punjab province. In a statement, Gillani said that there will be no benefit of making separate secretariat as it will be taken as an extension of Lahore. He further ...

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  • TThe Government of Punjab, for upcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, has imposed section 144 for seven days in Rawalpindi to maintain law and order situation. According to the details, Punjab government has issued a notification in this regard. Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi ...

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  • TThe Lahore High Court on Thursday approved Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif's bail petitions in Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme and Ramzan Sugar Mills cases and ordered his release. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Malik Shehzad Ahmed heard Shehbaz and Fawad Hasan ...

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  • TThe Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered a judicial inquiry into the deaths of four people – including three members of a family – in an alleged encounter in Sahiwal last month. Chief Justice Lahore High Court Justice Sardar Shamim ordered the formation of a judicial commission to ...

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  • TCrown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on Saturday on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman holds important portfolios in the Kingdom's government, including the Vice ...

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  • TThe Sindh High Court on Thursday resumed hearing a petition filed by family members of Baldia factory fire victims who had moved the court against non-payment of Rs560 million in monetary compensation. Some 260 people were killed in a blaze which was started deliberately at the Ali Enterprises ...

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  • TMeeting of the Federal Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan is in progress in Islamabad. The cabinet will discuss a 20 point agenda during the meeting. According to sources, relaxation in Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules 2004 in infrastructure and economic inclusion ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday criticized the government’s decision to launch a crackdown against hate speech on social media, he said the move aimed at “suppressing the voice of those critical of their failures”. A day earlier, Information ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has left for Munich, Germany to represent Pakistan in the international security conference. The moot will be attended by Defence and Foreign Ministers and security experts from across the world. Talking to the media persons before departure, Shah Mehmood ...

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