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  • TISLAMABAD     -    Ehsaas has launched its first Langar in the federal capital where free distribution of charity food will be held regularly among the deserving and marginalised. The soft opening of the first Langar in Islamabad has taken place and distribution ...

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  • TToba Tek Singh/MULTAN-A dengue surveillance team sealed two famous fast food points after finding dengue larvae on the premises, on Tuesday.The team, led by Dr Atta-ur-Rehman, conducted raid on the directions of Commissioner Iftikhar Ali Sahu on two famous pizza and burger food points to find and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should be strengthened to such an extent so that there was no need of setting up a caretaker government for conducting general election. He said Pakistan was among the countries where interim ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday directed that a new legislation should be finalised within a week’s time to effectively deal with the offenses related to money laundering and to further strengthen existing laws to effectively check Hawala, Hundi and other illegal/corrupt ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The 10th monthly meeting of National Task Force on Combating Financing of Terrorism (CFT) on Friday thoroughly discussed issues concerning implementation of Action Plan. The day-long marathon meeting, chaired by National Coordinator National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) Dr ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari on Saturday said that the blasts in Mustang and Bannu are conspiracies against Pakistan. He said the government would not allow fulfilment of nefarious designs of the enemy of Pakistan to spread unrest and instability in the country through such ...

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  • TLAHORE - The first private Haj flight carrying 161 pilgrims departed for Medina Munawwarah from Allama Iqbal International Airport here on Saturday. Federal Secretary for Religious Affairs Khalid Masood Chaudhry and Lahore Haj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik saw off the pilgrims. Talking to media ...

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  • TLAHORE - Interim Chief Minister Dr Hasan Askari  Saturday presided over a meeting on election arrangements. The meeting decided to provide foolproof security to key leaders of political parties. The meeting also decided to provide security for the movement of leaders of political parties ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday directed for effective policy for ensuring optimum utilization and scientific management of water resources to cater to future needs of the growing population of the country. Chairing a meeting here at the PM Office on draft National Water ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on Industries and Production Tuesday recommended resolving the issues of salaries, gratuity and provident fund in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). Senate Standing Committee on Industries and Production meeting was chaired by Senator Hidayatullah in Parliament House ...

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  • TLAHORE -  Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif especially attended the emergency meeting of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) in Istanbul on Wednesday. According to a handout issued here, the chief minister was warmly received by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who ...

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  • TIslamabad -  Minister of States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch said on Friday that the government was planning to repeal the draconian Frontier Crimes Regulation in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas within a week's time. Addressing a press conference along with Deputy Chairman ...

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  • TLAHORE -  The martyred major  was laid to rest with full military honours at the Shuhada Qabristan at Cavalry Ground of Lahore Thursday. Maj Ishaq embraced martyrdom in an operation against terrorists in Dera Ismail Khan district of KP. Earlier, his funeral was held at Ayub Stadium of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) arranged its annual book fair on Wednesday. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha inaugurated the two-day book fair while Librarian Muhammad Aslam, Prof Dr Asim Aslam, Ms Abeeda Zia and a large number of students, faculty members ...

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  • TMULTAN - Mufti Qavi, a suspect in model Qandeel Baloch murder case, was shifted to Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology (CPEIC) here on Thursday evening for check-up. A hospital source told APP that Mufti Qavi has been kept in CCU after arrival in the hospital. When approached SP Cantt, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, while taking serious notice of the kidnapping of a woman from village Lal Bah, Umerkot, has issued directives to the commissioner and DIG Mirpurkas to take steps for her recovery besides ensuring protection of her life. The chief minister, taking ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday witnessed the signing of inter-governmental agreement between Pakistan and Russia for supply of gas. The government was focusing on meeting the country’s energy requirements with particular focus on a balanced mix of energy resources, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday presided over a three-hour meeting to review progress on the School Reforms Roadmap. Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that reforms in the education system introduced by the Punjab government were producing results. He said that ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Oil fields Limited (POL) has discovered one of the largest oil and gas reserves from its Jhandial well (Punjab) in last five years, as per announcement at PSX. Jhandial well is located in Ikhlas Block in Northern Potwar, about 83 kilometers Southwest of Islamabad in District ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Thursday that 25 male and female students  are going to Turkey for learning Turkish language on scholarship. In this regard, a function was held in Model Town in which Punjab Chief Minister was the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Quaid-e-Azam envisioned Pakistan as a modern democratic entity which faced myriad challenges. He said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government, notwithstanding the confronting difficulties has made the realisation of Quaid's dream as its ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday said the federal government would spend Rs 30 billion for the infrastructural uplift of Karachi and Hyderabad. Talking to the newsmen here after concluding his day-long visit, Abbasi said as committed by former prime minister Nawaz ...

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  • TLAHORE -  As the 70th Independence Day is approaching, people are gearing up preparations to mark the day. Various stalls have been set up selling national flags, buntings, badges, shirts, dresses and balloons where a good number of people, especially youth, are seen gather around. In every ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A day after Imran Khan filed incomplete money trail about purchasing property in London in the Supreme Court, the PML-N leaders came out on Sunday all guns blazing against the PTI chief. Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD) Minister Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary said that ...

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  • TIslamabad - Pakistan has successfully undertaken a series of training launches and tests/trials during the current week for validation of new technical parameters of surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Nasr' with enhanced range from 60 kms to 70 kms and flight manoeuverability, Inter Services ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has stressed the need for taking concrete measures to promote soft image of Pakistan around the world. She stated this while chairing a meeting of all allied departments of the ministry on Friday. She directed all ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/Attock -  Nuclear scientist Dr Samar Mubarak Mand on Sunday said that by conducting nuclear explosions in 1998 Pakistan made its defence invincible. Talking to PTV News on Youm-i-Takbeer, Dr Samar, who is also ex-NESCOM Chairman, said that 19 years ago Pakistan became the first ...

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  • TSAHIWAL - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday said his government’s performance would wash away all the baseless allegations of the opposition, which was impeding nothing but the country’s progress These views were expressed by the prime minister while inaugurating the first unit of ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Funeral prayers for head constable Raja Younus, who was killed in an ambush in Bahadurabad on Saturday night, were offered at Police Headquarters Garden-South on Sunday. A contingent of special police force presented guard of honour to the slain policeman and laid wreaths on his ...

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  • TPESHAWAR -  State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Thursday said only those who pay the bills would be provided with electricity. Addressing a press conference at Wapda House, Peshawar, he said the elements who are criticising the PML-N government have not built a single ...

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