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Three levies personnel martyred in blast near Pishin Bypass

QUETTA -UNS – At least three Levies personnel were martyred and another was injured in a roadside blast on Friday.The incident took place near Pishin Bypass in Balochistan. According to sources, the bomb targeted the vehcile of Assistant Commissioner Amir Zaman Kakar. The AC was …

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Kulsoom Nawaz laid to rest at Jati Umra

LAHORE -UNS – Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim league-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, was laid to rest in Jati Umra next to the resting place of her father-in-law Mian Sharif and brother-in-law Abbas Sharif. Her funeral prayers had been offered …

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Will run govt on merit: Accountability inevitable for progress: PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday while addressing civil servants in Islamabad stressed that accountability is inevitable for progress. He maintained that Pakistan is facing major challenges and held an assurance to civil servants that they will be protected from political interference and …

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Anger as Indian army ties: drags dead body of Kashmiri youth

SRINAGAR -UNS – Social media users reacted angrily on Friday after pictures showing Indian army dragging a tied dead body of Kashmiri youth on the streets. The people strongly condemned the action and criticized the army for their aggravated human rights violations in the occupied …

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Tensions do exist in Pak-US relations: State Department

WASHINGTON -UNS – US State Department s spokesperson Heather Nauert while acknowledging concerns asserted that a state of tension exist in the ties of Pakistan and United States. During a department press briefing in Washington, Nauert maintained that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had …

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Pakistan,Turkey agrees to enhance trade,economic,strategic relations

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan and Turkey on Friday agreed to further enhance trade and economic relations. The understanding came during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Islamabad. Addressing a joint news conference with the Turkish counterpart, …

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Govt not increasing gas, electricity tariffs: Fawad Ch

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The federal govt has on Thursday decided against hiking gas and electricity tariffs, federal minister for information and broadcasting Fawad Ch told media persons. He made it crystal clear that no such proposal was under consideration. The minister also dispelled a report …

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Governors houses,all official residences to be converted into universities, museums: minister

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday said that all high level official residences including Prime Minister House and Governor Houses in all provinces will be converted into higher educational institutions, museums, parks and five-star hotels. Talking to …

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27th Independence Day of Tajikistan: Pak wants good ties with regional countries:Minister

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD : Federal Minister for Railway Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that Pakistan will extend good relations with all regional countries for the regional peace ,security,social and economic development. Present government,under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan will promote regional connectivity …

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Faith vs Party : China drafts restrictions for all religions

By James M. Dorsey China intends to extend aspects of its crackdown on Islam in the north-western province of Xinjiang to all religions as is evident from the publication of proposed restrictive guidelines for online religious activity. The guidelines, according to Chinese Communist Party newspaper …

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