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PM Directs To Devise A Comprehensive Plan To Ensure Issues Faced By Agriculture Sector

SLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed to devise a comprehensive plan to ensure food security and address issues faced by the agriculture sector. Talking to delegation comprising representatives of the agriculture sector in Islamabad on Wednesday, he appreciated the role of agriculture sector towards employment, economic growth and ensuring food security in the […]

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PML-N Will Remain Undefeated In Next Elections Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) will form the next government and will be undefeated in the next elections. Addressing a rowdy youth convention, the recently re-elected PML-N president said that he is fighting for the sake of Pakistan, and that the sanctity of their vote […]

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Cabinet Gives Green Light To Pak-Russia Power Project In Jamshoro

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has given a green light to enter into an agreement with Russia for construction of 600 Megawatts (MW) Natural Gas Combined Cycle (NGCC) power plant in Jamshoro. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday, approving the ‘initiation of agreement between Pakistan and Russia on Cooperation for […]

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NA-120 Victory Was The Real Verdict Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE: PML-N chief and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, while addressing the workers convention at Alhambra Hall, said the victory in NA-120 by-polls vindicated his stance and the people have showed that it was the “real decision of the people”. “We will protect the sanctity of your vote,” reiterated Nawaz. “We are fighting a battle […]

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Afridi, Morgan Spearhead T10 Revolution

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates will introduce a new cricket format when big hitters Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, India s Virender Singh, Sri Lanka s Kumar Sangakkar and England s Eoin Morgan feature in a T-10 league in December. The ten-over-a-side matches will spread over 90 minutes (45 minute each side) in Sharjah, the details […]

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Speaker Ayaz Sadiq Announces To Rectify ‘Clerical Mistake’ In Khatm-i-Naboowat Clause

Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday accepted that a ‘clerical or technical mistake’ was made in Khatm-i-Naboowat clause which would be restored in its original form. Talking to media after meeting parliamentary leaders, the speaker assured to keep the original clause for which the amendment would be carried out on Thursday. Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf […]

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PM Directs Ministry Of Commerce To Offer Creative Incentives For Increasing Exports

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed the Ministry of Commerce that continuous refinements must be made to further improve the exports package. Chairing a meeting on trade and exports related matters in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said this issue needed to be compensated through creative incentives to the exports sector. He also directed […]

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Pakistan Lodges Protest With India Over LoC Ceasefire Violations

The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr Mohmmad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Rukh Chakri and Rawalakot Sectors on 30th September and 2nd October 2017, resulting in the killing of 3 civilians, and injuries to 5 others, including a woman. This […]

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Allama Iqbal University Launches Free Education Programme For Transgender Community

AIOU is known for the uplifting of marginalized sections of the society, The News reported. The varsity’s Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Shahid Siddiqui, in a comment, said, “We have decided to launch a programme for the amelioration of transgender people of Pakistan. Through this programme, we hope to return their long-lost self-respect and dignity to […]

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Ahsan Iqbal’s Rangers Criticism Premeditated Move: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has branded interior minister Ahsan Iqbal’s media talk earlier in the day today (October 2nd)a premeditated move and a hoax. Khan addressed a press conference over the Rangers matter and branded the statement and criticism by Ahsan Iqbal a premeditated move. PTI chief said that the political party would attempt […]

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Controversy Surrounds Rangers Deployment Around Accountability Court

ISLAMABAD: Controversy surrounded the deployment of Rangers to the premises of Accountability Court, during hearing of graft cases against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday, as Deputy Commissioner Islamabad had dismissed the request of deploying paramilitary force. Earlier, the accountability court judge, Muhammad Bashir had also cleared that he had not called Rangers to […]

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PM, Khursheed Shah Discuss New NAB Chairman’s Appointment

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Monday and discussed with him appointment of new chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Talking to media after the meeting, Khursheed Shah said that he initially consulted the PM on the name of new […]

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What A Turn Over For Lankans Beat Pakistan By 21 Runs In 1ST Test Match

Pakistan are struggling in pursuit of their target of 136 as Sri Lanka are closing in on a famous win. The visitors were earlier dismissed for 138 in the second innings on day 5. Mohammad Abbas bagged two wickets and Yasir Shah took five wickets as Sri Lanka struggled to get through the first session […]

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Petrol, Diesel Prices Raised By Rs 2 Per Litre

ISLAMABAD: In view of the fluctuation in global oil prices, the government on Saturday announced an increase of up to Rs4 per litre in prices of all petroleum products. The new prices will be effective for a period of one month starting from October 1 (today), according to a statement issued by the Ministry of […]

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Unknown Elements Publishing Anti-Military Posts On Social Media Under PML-N Name: Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Ahsan Iqbal — the Federal Minister of Interior — on Sunday underscored that some unknown people have recently been making negative posts on social media specifically aimed at the military under the banner of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Iqbal said the fact that some rogue elements — which are not affiliated with the PML-N […]

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PML-N Govt Hiked Fuel Price To Cover Own Corruption Imran Khan/Bilawal

Both the largest opposition parties in National Assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have verbally protested against the hike in fuel prices introduced by the federal government from October 1 after formal approval of summary sent by OGRA to Ministry of Finance earlier. PTI Chairman Imran took to Twitter and slammed the […]

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PML-N Hurries To Re-Elect Nawaz As Party President

ISLAMABAD – A week after passage of the Election Bill 2017, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has sped up its activities to elect ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif as the party president once again . According to sources, National Assembly session has been convened on 2nd October instead of 4th for approval of the […]

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PM Summons High-Level National Security Meeting Today: Sources

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has summoned a meeting of National Security Committee today to discuss the revised US policy towards Afghanistan and the prevailing regional situation, sources said. The high-level meeting, which is scheduled to take place after Friday prayers at PM House, will be attended by ministers from Defence, Finance and Foreign Affairs. […]

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Afghanistan’s Neighbours Have Biggest Stake In Its Stability, Says Interior Minister

BEIJING: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that there is a need engage all the regional countries for establishing peace and stability in Afghanistan as they have the biggest stake in its stability. “All countries have to work together to promote stability and peace in the region,” Ahsan Iqbal said during an exclusive interview with […]

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Prime Minister Invites Saudi Entrepreneurs To Invest In Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says Pakistan will welcome Saudi investment in energy, infrastructure and agriculture sectors. The Prime Minister said Pakistan offers attractive investment regime that guarantees equal treatment of foreign and domestic investments and ensures a liberal foreign exchange regime. He said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy brotherly relations and commonalities of […]

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Dr Asim Slams Nisar For Attacking Maryam During NA-120 Campaign

LONDON: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and Asif Ali Zardari’s close friend, Dr Asim Hussain, has said that former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan attacked Maryam Nawaz Sharif at a difficult time in order to damage Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s election campaign in NA-120. Hussain, who came to London three weeks ago for his medical […]

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Imran Invokes ‘Dawn Leaks’ To Take Swipe At FM Over India Ties Statement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday revived the ‘Dawn Leaks’ saga after Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s statement in connection with friendly ties with India. Taking to twitter, Khan said that the foreign minister’s statement is evident that Dawn Leaks was a deliberate attempt by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to target Pakistan Army […]

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PM Abbasi visits family of martyred Lt Arsalan

MURREE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday visited family of martyred Lieutenant Arsalan Alam and offered his condolences to them. The 22-year-old officer, from Gehl village in Murree, was martyred on Sunday while commanding a post in Rajgal Valley, which borders Afghanistan. The post came under fire from the Afghan side. The prime minister […]

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Is This A Fair Trial, Nawaz Asks In Press Conference

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is addressing a press conference at the Punjab House. Senior party leaders, including Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, are present alongside the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader. Nawaz began his address by deploring the incident at the accountability court earlier today when a journalist was manhandled. […]

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Nawaz Can’t Be Removed Using This Kind Of Accountability Talal Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry on Tuesday dismissed calls for an early election by a certain section of the opposition, saying the polls will be held on schedule in 2018. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader, flanked by other party leaders, said this while speaking to media ahead of party chief Nawaz […]

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14th Death Anniversary Of Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan Today

LAHORE    The 14th death anniversary of Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan, also known as ‘Baba-e-Jamhooriat’, is being observed today (Tuesday). Nawabzada Nasrullah Khan spent all his life in fighting against dictators, military as well as civilian, and struggled to strengthen the parliamentary democracy. Nawabzada Nasarullah Khan was born on 13 November 1916 in Khangarh District in […]

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FATA Members Set Oct 9 As Deadline For Reforms

ARA BARQAMBARKHEL: (Dunya News) – Parliamentarians belonging to Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and the parties favouring FATA reforms have on Monday set October 9 as the deadline date for finalising the roadmap for the implementation of the reforms. They also threatened of a sit-in in Islamabad in case the demand wasn’t met, reported Dunya […]

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Hearing In Imran Disqualification Case To Be Held Today In SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court today will resume hearing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hanif Abbasi’s petition seeking Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s disqualification. The petition was filed by Abbasi and is being heard by a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Umar Ata Bandial. The petition asks […]

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Memogate Was Just Media Noise: Hussain Haqqani

ONDON: The central character of the Memogate controversy made an appearance after a silence of many years at one of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s event in Washington – and Hussain Haqqani was in Geneva at the same time for the current United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) session. When approached for his comments, Haqqani […]

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Govt Plea To Suspend Verdict In Model Town Inquiry Report Case Rejected

A larger bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday turned down the Punjab government’s request to grant injunction, suspending a single bench’s verdict that directed it to make the Model Town inquiry report public. A three-member bench comprising Justice Shehbaz Rizvi, Justice Amin-ud-din Khan and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh took up the provincial government’s […]

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Pakistan’s Requests To Twitter For Account Removal Tripled In One Year: Report

Pakistan’s request to Twitter to remove accounts tripled from the January-June period in 2016 to the same period this year, a report by the social media giant said. The removal requests “include worldwide legal requests… [Twitter]…receives from governments and other authorised reporters to remove or withhold content”. The bi-annual transparency report says that the government […]

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Syed Noor For Religious Harmony In Muharram

Pakistan Film Producers Association Chairman Syed Noor said it is a responsibility of people, including artists, to maintain religious harmony and brotherhood during Muharram. Talking to APP, he called upon artists to cooperate with the government and law enforcement agencies to maintain peace during the holy month. He said a lot of artists and directors […]

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Will Contest Election From PTI’s Platform: Ayesha Gulalai

Member National Assembly (MNA) leader Ayesha Wazir Gulalai has announced to contest election from the platform Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).Talking to media after condoling the death of PTI leader Qurban Khan’s brother, she once again said that PTI is her party and she would contest next election from its platform. The PTI’s estrange leader said that […]

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Imran Khan Demands Nawaz To Acquire Fresh Mandate To Lead PML-N

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has demanded ousted premier Nawaz Sharif to acquire a fresh mandate of the people as a disqualified leader could not be a party president. Khan addressed a press conference in the federal capital and said that the incumbent governemtn acquired the biggest loans in the present times and that Nawaz […]

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NAB Posts Notice On Sharif’s Lahore Residence Stopping Him From Sale Of Properties

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday posted its notice on the main gate of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra residence, according to sources.According to the notice, Nawaz cannot sell his residence to anyone. Copies of the notice have also been sent to the heads of the Lahore Development Authority, Punjab Excise Department, Defence […]

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Pakistan Desires Deeper Ties With Russia In Diverse Felds: Khawaja Asif

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed mutual efforts for strengthening of Pakistan-Russia relations and the prevailing international and regional security situation. In a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the 72nd UNGA session in New York on Friday, Khawaja Asif expressed Pakistan’s desire for deepening mutually beneficial […]

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Saudi Arabia To Join CPEC Soon: Envoy

Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy has said that his country will soon join the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and make investment at Gwadar Port to play a role in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan. In a panel interview to The News/Jang, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan spoke […]

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Musharraf Declares Asif Zardari As Murderer Of Benazir, Murtaza Bhutto

Former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf has on Thursday declared Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari murderer of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated 10 years ago. In his video message, he said that former president Asif Zardari is also behind the murder of Murtaza Bhutto, son of former prime minister […]

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For The Love Of Reading:Islamabad’s National Book Museum

Whether it is to learn about history and centuries old civilisations or unique calligraphic patterns or simply to drown yourself in the sea of literature, Islamabad’s unique National Book Museum lets you experience all of it. Behind the doors of this museum, awaits a wonderland of history and knowledge. From a Quran with gold-plated inscription […]

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UNICEF Study:Children Under five In Developing Countries Miss Out On Bedtime Stories

recent research by UNICEF says that a quarter of young children in developing countries miss out on playing, reading and singing with their parents. According to The Guardian, UNICEF has warned in a report that cognitive developments of millions of children under the age of five have been undermined because parents are neither receiving the […]

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