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  • TPakistan’s largest real estate portal, Zameen.com, has announced its decision to hold another massive edition of the ‘Pakistan Property Show’ – scheduled to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre on December 6 and 7. This 2019 edition is all set to become the ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan is to visit Geneva to attend the first ever Global Refugees Forum beginning on the 17th of this month. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Friday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said the forum is being held in recognition of Pakistan s ...

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  • TPakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Friday dismissed the corruption allegations put forward by the government on the Sharif family, terming them as baseless. Party spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb, while talking to the media, said that “40 thieves and liars” are ruling the country ...

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  • TThe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday filed a plea in the Supreme Court challenging the Lahore High Court's (LHC) decision to grant bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz. In its petition, the bureau argued the LHC had not considered the case records "in the ...

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  • T Parliamentary committee has summoned its session on December 9 to finalize names for the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and other members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). According to details, the presence of three out of five members is needed for smooth working of ...

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  • TJustice (retd) Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi on Friday was sworn in as acting chief election commissioner (CEC). Justice Qureshi, who is senior election commission member from Punjab, takes over from Justice (retd) Sardar Mohammad Raza whose tenure ended on December 5. The Election Commission of Pakistan ...

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  • TSpecial Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Barrister Shahzad Akbar Thursday alleged that Sharif family is involved in corruption worth billions of rupees. The special assistant held a press conference in Islamabad and said a company namely GNC was made to do money laundering and the ...

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  • TAn anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday deferred the announcement of its verdict on the acquittal plea filed by Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Pakistan Television (PTV) and Parliament attack case. The verdict had been reserved after an earlier hearing of the case. During the hearing today, ATC ...

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  • TPakistan's ‘Look Africa’ policy to extend its impressions in Africa is a marvel step. Pakistan-Africa relations have a profoundly established, memorable and enthusiastic bond which dates back to the period of anti-colonial struggle. Pakistan was the first Muslim nation to gain ...

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  • TThe government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday has recommended three names for the post of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) as the tenure of Sardar Raza ends today. According to details, names of current ECP secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad, Fazal Abbas Maken and Arif Khan were ...

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  • TSpecial court on Thursday has decided to announce the verdict of high treason case against former president and military official Pervez Musharraf on December 17. During the hearing, the special court has clarified that the no extension will be given after this time. If anyone has any problem, he ...

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  • TFour Lions star Riz Ahmed came under fire on Monday when a Twitter thread revealed he may have failed to compensate an actor used for Ahmed's rap music video, "Mogambo". Rashid Gujjar Pehlewan, the wrestler used in the video, was allegedly not even informed that the studio team using his ...

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  • TA notification to appoint Justice Gulzar Ahmed as the new Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) has been issued after approval from President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday. The notification – issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice – states that the president has approved the appointment of ...

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  • TMinister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain said on Wednesday that it will be unfortunate if the opposition decides to approach the Supreme Court on the appointment of members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). Chaudhry, in a tweet, asked If the politicians are so "inexperienced" ...

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  • TIn occupied Kashmir, situation continues to remain almost unchanged in the Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu region on the 122nd day of lockdown and military siege, Kashmir Media Service reported. Having scrapped the Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the Modi-led Indian government is now ...

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  • TA 12-member parliamentary committee, under the supervision of Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari, will resume its session on the appointment of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members today (Wednesday). Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader said that the participants will decide on ...

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  • TA women's conference titled "Elimination of torture against women with special reference to Kashmir" was jointly organised by Kashmir Women's Movement UK and Europe and Sheffield Sisters4Kashmir here in the Town Hall’s Council Chambers. Political personalities like contesting parliamentary ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has on Tuesday said irresponsible space missions of India are dangerous for whole ecosystem. The minister took to Twitter and urged the international organizations to take serious notice as India is becoming a huge source of space ...

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  • TThe National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has on Tuesday filed a reference against nine suspects – including former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi – in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import contract case in an Islamabad’s accountability court. Former finance minister Miftah ...

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  • TPunjab government on Monday reappointed Fayyaz ul Hasan Chohan as the provincial information minister. According to a notification, Chohan will head the information department along with his current portfolio of colonies department. The portfolio was previously held by minister for ...

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  • TSpecial Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Monday that the implementation of the second phase of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA) reflected the everlasting relationship between the two countries. In a series of tweets, she said ...

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  • TThirteen Pakistanis, including eight children, died when a fire swept through their makeshift dwellings in a farming estate in the Jordan Valley, Jordan’s civil defense said. There were three other injuries in the fire that broke out after midnight that initial signs showed could have been ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday briefed his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena on the dire situation and human rights crisis in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), said Foreign office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal. The FO spokesperson said Qureshi told the Sri Lankan ...

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  • TLate on Saturday night, unidentified gunmen abducted a female student in DHA Karachi. In the process of her abduction, a friend she was with was shot.  The student, identified as Dua Nisar Mangi, was taken from Chai Master Bukhari, a popular "dhaba"-style cafe in a more affluent part of ...

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  • TIn a new development on Sunday, the organizers of the Student Solidarity March on Friday told social media that first information reports (FIRs) had been registered against them. Under sedition laws, it appears that the police is attempting to make arrests against those involved with the country's ...

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  • TFederal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has on Saturday said there is a mafia which wants to destabilize Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government. The minister held a press conference in Lahore and said an unsuccessful attempt was made to create unrest in the country. All parties are ...

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  • TLeader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has recommended to Prime Minister Imran Khan the names of Nasir Mahmood Khosa, Jalil Abbas Jilani and Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar for the post of chief election commissioner (CEC). Shehbaz, in a letter sent to the prime minister on November ...

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  • TMainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country while cold in northern areas during the next twelve hours. Foggy conditions likely to prevail in few plain areas of Punjab and Upper Sindh during morning time. Temperature of some major cities recorded on Saturday morning:   ...

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  • T A special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) on Saturday extended the judicial remand of former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah for 14 days in heroin smuggling case. The court adjourned the hearing till December 14. The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) had arrested Pakistan Muslim ...

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  • TPrime Minister Imran Khan will arrive in Lahore on a day-long visit today (Saturday). He is scheduled to chair a meeting of the parliamentary body of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. PM Imran will also take take PTI’s parliamentary body into confidence over the current political situation of the ...

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