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NA passes Election Amendment Bill 2017 to restore Khatm-i-Nabuwwat laws

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday approved the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017 to restore laws regarding the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat to their original form. The bill was tabled by Law Minister Zahid Hamid. According to the bill, Sections 7B and 7C of the Conduct of General Elections …

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Pak,US military commanders discuss regional security

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Commander US Central Command (CENTCOM), General Joseph L. Votel, called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday. According to ISPR, discussion between the two high-ups focused on regional security situation, Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan border management and Pakistan’s positive contributions …

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Hajj policy 2018: PM Abbasi issues directives

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed the Ministry of Religious Affairs to immediately convene a meeting for early finalization of policy options for Hajj 2018. Addressing a meeting on Hajj policy in Islamabad, he said after approval from the Cabinet, the process of …

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Lebanon’s ‘detained’ PM to travel to France

RIYADH: Lebanon’s premier Saad Hariri will travel to France “in the coming days”, a French presidential source said Wednesday, after Beirut accused Saudi Arabia of detaining him following his shock resignation. International pressure has been mounting for Hariri to return to Beirut after his prolonged …

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Taliban backs in S.Waziristan

WANA -UNS: The talibans once again reappeared in South Waziristan and established their Jirga system and  “peace committee” in the area.  The political administration of South Waziristan Agency admitted that unknown elements had circulated pamphlets late last month warning people against holding “cultural and social …

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UK fully respects Pakistan’s territorial integrity: British HC

ISLAMABAD -UNS: United Kingdom fully respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan, of which Balochistan is and will continue to be an integral part, responding to concerns about advertisements about Balochistan in London British High Commissioner, Thomas Drew CMG has said. According to a …

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15 bullet-riddled bodies found in Turbat

QUETTA -UNS– At least fifteen bullet-riddled bodies were found on a mountain in Balochistan s Turbat district on Wednesday morning. According to Turbat Assistant Commissioner, the bodies were spotted by the locals. Levies personnel immediately arrived at the scene and shifted them to the District …

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Over 2,500 new Pakistani students enrolled in Chinese universities this year

BEIJING -UNS/APP – Around 2,500 new Pakistani students were enrolled in different Chinese universities this year, taking the total number of Pakistani students in China to 22,000, a senior official in Pakistan Embassy said on Wednesday. With such a large number of students from Pakistan …

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50% drop in overall investments as compared to last year

KARACHI -UNS– Overall investments in the country saw a drop of 50% during the current year compared to the last while Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has increased by 74%, taking the total volume to 940 million dollars.   According to the statistics released by State …

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SP,three family members gunned down in Quetta

QUETTA -UNS: At least four people, including a senior police officer, were killed in an ambush on his vehicle in Quetta on Wednesday. The gun attack took place in Nawan Killi area of the city. According to initial reports, SP Investigation Muhammad Ilyas was going …

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