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Govt decides to ban Ansar-ul-Shariah

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says the government has decided to ban Ansar-ul-Shariah, a newly-emerged militant organization. A terrorist from the militant organization was involved in recent gun attack on MQM lawmaker Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan in Karachi. Alleged mastermind of the attack, identified …

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JIT findings to be scrutinised in trial court: SC

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A five-member Larger Bench of Supreme Court heard review petitions of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children against August 28 decision of the apex court in Panama Papers Case. The larger bench is headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and …

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan has defeated the World-XI in the first match of the three-T20 series. Pakistan was put to bat by the World-XI captain Faf du Plesis after winning the toss. Pakistan scored 197 runs with some brilliant contributions by Babar Azam and Shoaib …

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Accountability court returns references against Sharifs, Dar

ISLAMABAD -UNS: An accountability court on Tuesday returned references against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and the Sharif family to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) because of some technical errors. According to Registrar Office, NAB had been directed to refile the references related to Hill Metal …

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Pakistan, Turkey to continue working together for peace in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Emphasizing that lasting peace in Afghanistan was important for stability in the region, Turkish President Recip Tayyep Erdogan and Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif Tuesday agreed that Pakistan and Turkey would continue to work together for peace and stability in Afghanistan. According …

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Federal Cabinet approves bill aimed at extending jurisdiction of apex courts to FATA

ISLAMABAD -UNS : As a major step towards mainstreaming of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, the federal cabinet on Tuesday approved placing of a bill before the Parliament that seeks to extend jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Islamabad High Court to the tribal areas. The …

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Women’s Parliamentary Caucus takes notice of Honor killing in Karachi

ISLAMABAD -UNS – MNA Shaista Pervaiz Malik has once again showed great concern and anguish regarding the blatant act of honour killing through electrocution of two under-age children, i.e. a 15 years old girl child and a 17 years old boy child in Karachi at …

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FM Asif leaves for Turkey to discuss new US policy

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has embarked on a one-day official visit to Turkey today (Tuesday) for discussion on the new US policy regarding Afghanistan and South Asia. The foreign minister will hold meeting with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. Bilateral ties, current regional …

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Excitement high as World XI series to begin today in Lahore

LAHORE -UNS: Pakistan XI are all excited and raring to take on the World XI in the opener of Independece Day being played this evening in Lahore’s Qaddafi stadium. A World XI squad comprising 14 players from eight top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early …

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UN unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea, slapping a ban on textile exports and restricting shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test. With backing from China and Russia, the council adopted a …

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