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Army Chief holds meetings with Afghan President, CE, Commander RSM

RAWALPINDI -UNS : Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday returned home after a day-long visit to Kabul, Afghanistan. During the visit, the COAS had exclusive one-to-one meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani followed by delegations level discussions. He also had meetings …

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PTM announces to hold rally at Sohrab Goth instead of Jinnah Park

PESHAWAR: Pakhtun Tahfuz Movement (PTM) has cancelled the Razmak public meeting after successful talks with tribal jirga on Tuesday. According to reports, the jirga was held in Peshawar, which was attended by Mohsan Dawar of PTM, Shah Farman, Shah Jee Gul Afridi and others. The …

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SCO leaders voice expectations of future cooperation

QINGDAO, China- UNS/ Xinhua — Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held the annual summit of the Eurasian institution here on Sunday, with Chinese President Xi Jinping chairing the meeting. At the 18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of Member States of the …

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US president hails deal after historic talks Kim

US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were “tremendous”. The signed document includes a pledge from Mr Kim to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons. But in an extraordinary media conference …

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Sporting Lisbon in shock as three more World Cup stars quit

LISBON, (AFP) – Three Portugal stars currently in Russia getting ready for the World Cup have told their club Sporting Portugal they will break their contracts, the club said on Monday. The move is part of a continuing meltdown after the players were attacked and …

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Sheikh Rashid disqualification case: SC to announce verdict in today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) is all set to announce verdict in Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid disqualification case tomorrow [July 13]. A three-member bench headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat and comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Qazi Faez …

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Caretaker govt committed to hold free, fair and peaceful polls’

ISLAMABAD – The interim federal minister on Tuesday said that 22,000 megawatt electricity is being generated but the loadshedding in the country is due to issues with the transmission lines. Addressing a joint press in Islamabad on Tuesday along with Finance Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar, …

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ECP directs to change all four provincial chief secretaries, IGs by tomorrow

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday penned a letter to secretary establishment aimed at changing all four provincial chief secretaries and inspector generals (IGs) with immediate effect. As per details acquired, ECP has given deadline till tomorrow to the caretaker federal …

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Sales tax on petroleum products increased

ISLAMABAD -UNS- After revising the prices of petroleum products for the current month, the government has also increased the sales tax on them. As per details, the sales tax on petrol has increased by 5% to 12%. Diesel has witnessed a hike from 7% to …

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COAS leaves for Kabul to meet Afghan president

ISLAMABAD -UNS/APP: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday left for Kabul to meet President Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghanni on his invitation, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. Director General of ISPR, Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor tweeted, “Army chief left for Kabul to meet …

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