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  • TISLAMABAD     -   The Functional Committee on Human Rights in its meeting yesterday took strong notice of lack of focus of the Foreign Office on issue of Kashmir and recommended stringent measures to step up efforts for world powers engagement to curb human rights ...

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  • TLAHORE - A 40-year-old man killed his four-year-old son and ex-wife before shooting himself in the head on a busy road in Lytton Road police precincts on Monday afternoon. The deceased were identified by police as Usman, his 36-year-old wife Ayesha, and four-year-old son Irtaza. The bodies were ...

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  • TLAHORE - The 2nd Kinnaird Women Cricket Tournament will commence today (Tuesday) here the Kinnaird College (KC) ground. "Three teams namely Kinnaird Fighters, Kinnaird Challengers and Lahore College Club will be participating in the event which is an annual regular cricket event,” Director ...

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  • TOKARA - The Corporate and Associate members of Executive Body (EB) of Okara Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI) were elected for the year 2018-19 here the other day. Flt Lt (r) Chaudhry M Arshad Iqbal, Chaudhry Naveed, Chaudhry Shafqat Rasool, Chaudhry M Faisal, Chaudhry Tariq Wali, Dr ...

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  • TLAHORE - Head of UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in Pakistan Joanna Reid called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office on Thursday. According to an official handout, discussion was held about expanding the scope of ongoing social sector development ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Lahore-  The Federal Minister for Energy has said that the power transmission and distribution system is flawed. "The delivery system of electricity is flawed and even generated electricity is not fully reaching the end consumer," said Federal Minister for Power Division Syed Ali ...

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  • TNew York: Defence Secretary Ashton Carter laid out US administration’s stance vis-à-vis India and Pakistan, saying Washington has “much more to do” with Delhi today than with Islamabad. He clearly outlined US stance vis-a-vis the South Asian neighbours in reply to a ...

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  • TNEW YORK - A “secretive” Pakistani software company is making millions of dollars a year selling fake academic degrees, certificates and diplomas around the world, according to a lengthy report published in a leading American newspaper Monday. Citing former insiders, company records and ...

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  • TWASHINGTON  -  Robert Oakley, who served as US Ambassador to Pakistan from 1988 to 1991, died in McLean, Virginia, aged 83.He was named as envoy to Islamabad to succeed Arnold Lewis Raphel, who was killed in an August 17 airplane crash alongwith President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.A career ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON - Concerned over increasing tensions between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on the two South Asian neighbours to find a "long-term" solution to the decades-old Kashmir dispute through dialogue."The Secretary-General is ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS - Pakistan has told a top-level UN Security Council meeting that it is ready to contribute to the international efforts to counter the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters, while denouncing their distorted ideology and brutal methodology.“The international community needs ...

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