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Russia supports CPEC : Its crucial for Pak economy,regional connectivity: Alexey Y Dedov

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Russia, Pakistan and China will hold the next round of Trilateral Working Group’s meeting on Afghanistan in Moscow on December 27. This was disclosed by the Russian ambassador to Islamabad Alexey Y Dedov in an exclusive interview with News & Current affairs …

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Preventive Diplomacy: Successes & Failures

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “It is also true that there is no peace and sustainable development without respect for human rights.” Antonio Guterres, Secretary General- elect of the United Nations.“Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.” …

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World-famous diamond inspires new and bloody history

NEW DELHI  – Many precious stones have a blood-soaked history, but a new book reveals the world’s most famous diamond the Koh-i-Noor surpasses them all, with a litany of horrors that rivals “Game of Thrones”. The Koh-i-Noor (“Mountain of Light”), now part of the British …

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Arrest of Indian fan ‘shameful’ says Afradi

All-rounder Shahid Afridi said Wednesday the arrest of an Indian student for wearing a shirt bearing his name was “shameful”, but would not deter the subcontinent’s cricket-mad fans from supporting rival players. Ripon Chowdhury, 21, was arrested on Sunday in Hailakandi, a small town in …

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Indian nuclear-capable cruise missile test fails for the fourth time

The fourth test of India’s land-attack cruise missile “Nirbhay”, designed to carry nuclear or conventional warheads failed on Wednesday, local media reported. According to the Times of India, all the four tests of the subsonic missile, with a strike range of 1,000km, have failed to …

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Screening of Indian films is not economically,morally justified

BY R AHMAD Allowing screening of Indian Movies in Pakistan is neither economically justified nor ethically /morally correct. The decision has not only destroyed Pakistan’s film Industry but has also deprived/robbed thousands of people associated with the industry. What is more ironical is that while …

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Pakistan to present dossiers before UN on Indian involvement in subversive activities

ISLAMABAD – Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that dossiers about Indian involvement in subversive activities in Pakistan will be presented before the UN and other important countries after completion of investigation from Kulbushan Yadav. He was briefing the Senate Standing Committee on …

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Chikungunya virus cases spark fears of outbreak in Karachi

A mosquito-borne disease has reared its head in Karachi, affecting thousands of people in Malir, Saudabad and Shah Faisal neighborhoods of the city. World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s Chikungunya virus that can become epidemic in the country. Key facts Chikungunya is a viral disease …

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One civilian killed, 4 children injured in Indian firing on school van in Nakial sector

MUZAFFARABAD -UNS– In another violation of LoC ceasefire agreement, one civilian embraced martyrdom and four school children were injured when Indian troops targeted a school van in Nakial sector today (Friday). Injured children were immediately rushed to the hospitals The attack took place in Mohra …

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‘Pakistan looks at Chabahar as a project complementing CPEC’

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The 32nd AGM and Conference of the PSDE, organized by PIDE, concluded on Thursday with the prestigious Quaid-i-Azam Lecture, delivered by Professor Athar Hussain, Director Asia Research Center, London School of Economics, UK. The theme of his lecture was “Regional and Domestic …

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