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French climber rescued on Pakistan’s Nanga Parbat flies home

ISLAMABAD -UNS- French mountaineer who was saved in a daring night-time rescue on a Pakistan peak nicknamed “killer mountain” Nanga Parbat flew home Tuesday, vowing to come back to scale other mountains. Elisabeth Revol was rescued by an elite group of Polish climbers who scaled …

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Petrol bomb: Ogra proposes Rs 2.98 hike in petrol price

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has proposed hike in petroleum products prices from February 1, 2018. Ogra has sent a summary to the Ministry of Petroleum for approval proposing increase of Rs 2.98 per liter for petrol, Rs 10.25 for …

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CM Punjab taking revolutionary steps for promotion of educational,sports: Jahangir Khanzada

ATTOCK -UNS: Provincial Sports Minister Jahangir Khanzada has said that Punjab Govt under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif is taking revolutionary steps for the promotion of educational and sports and for the purpose million of rupees are being spent. He said …

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Foot Ball Diplomatic League: Saudi Embassy beat Brazil 3-1 :Russia beats Japan 4-1

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The 6th round of the first ever Diplomatic League organized by Leisure Leagues welcomed the presence of UN Goodwill Ambassador and public speaker Muniba Mazari. It was yet again a memorable day for the diplomatic community who had the chance to see …

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Over 56 graft Saudi suspects still held: Attorney general

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi Arabian attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said on Tuesday that 56 corruption suspects were still in custody out of 381 high-profile figures detained on graft allegations. He said he has decided to release all those proven not guilty and others who …

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Oman bans issuing expat visas for six month

MUSCAT: Oman has issued a six-month ban on the issuance of work visas for expatriates in ten sectors, including information systems, engineering, aviation and certain technical professions. The complete list of sectors covered by the temporary ban is: information systems, sales, marketing, administration, human resources, …

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NAB court reserves verdict on interim reference against Sharif family

ISLAMABAD – Former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar have reappear in accountability court in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references today (Tuesday). During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer Khawaja Harris raised objection over the …

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SC reissues notice to Nawaz in disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) case

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday has reissued notice to ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif over skipping hearing of disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) case. Five-member larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, Justice Umar …

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Scottish MP Anas talks racism, losing support, Islamophobia

LONDON: Anas Sarwar — the Labour parliamentarian and son of PTI leader Chaudhary Sarwar — claimed Monday that he lost his bid to lead the party in Scotland due to racism and Islamophobia, with questions posed earlier over his Pakistani background, skin colour, and religion. …

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Russia ‘will target US mid-term elections’ says CIA chief

The director of the CIA expects that Russia will target the US mid-term elections later this year. Mike Pompeo told the BBC there had been no significant diminishing of Russian attempts at subversion in Europe and the US. He also said North Korea may have …

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