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Nasir-ul-Mulk to take oath as caretaker PM on Friday

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Former Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice (r) Nasir ul Mulk is all set to take oath as caretaker Prime Minister (PM) on Friday. According to details, the preparations have been completed as higher government officials have been forwarded invitations to participate …

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No delays, elections will be on time: ECP

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan has made it definite that general elections will be held on July 25 without any delays for any reason. Read also: General polls 2018 will be held on July 25: sources According to ECP sources, elections will not be …

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Statement regarding CJP was just a complaint: Ahsan Iqbal

LAHORE -UNS – Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday appeared in Lahore High Court (LHC) and said that his statement regarding Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) was a complaint. A three-member bench conducted hearing of the issue pertaining to anti-judiciary speeches during which, Ahsan Iqbal …

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Karachi bakes at 45ºC: Hottest day of the year

KARACHI: The mercury soared to 45 degrees Celsius at 1:00pm making Wednesday the hottest day of the year after a fresh heatwave hit the city due to the formation of low pressure areas in the Arabian Sea. The Pakistan Met Department (PMD) officials have a …

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Israel hits more Hamas sites, denies ceasefire claims

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) – Israel said it struck 25 more Hamas sites overnight after a barrage of rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinian claims of a ceasefire Wednesday after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war. The exchange of …

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Ali Jahangir assumes charge of Pakistan ambassador to US

WASHINGTON -UNS – Ali Jahangir Siddiqui on Tuesday assumed charge of Pakistan’s new ambassador to the United States. Ali Jahangir Siddiqui replaced Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry as Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States. Soon after assuming the charge, Ali Jahangir held a meeting with the staff …

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Petrol price likely to increase by Rs7.46 for June

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The federal government is likely to hike the price of petroleum products for the month of June 2018 and the move will bring changes to the existing values. Sources told Dunya News that Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) is likely to …

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Election Commission allots symbols to 77 parties

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Election Commission allotted election symbols to 77 political parties on Tuesday. The commission allotted the lion symbol to Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz, bat to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, arrow and sword to Pakistan Peoples Party, kite to Muttahida Qaumi Movement, book to Muttahida …

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Saudi Crown Prince shot, injured in last month attack on palace: activist

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is said to be shot and injured in heavy gunfire that erupted from outside the royal palace, reports Press TV. The revelation has been made by a Saudi opposition activist Mohammed al-Mas’ari, the secretary-general of the Islamic Revival Party. …

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Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI -UNS – Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city. Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and …

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