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’54 foreign agencies active to destabilize Pakistan’

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Minister of Satate for Interior Shahryar Afridi on Tuesday revealed that around 54 foreign intelligence agencies were active in Pakistan to destabilize the contry. In his informal discussion during meeting with journalists at the Ministry of Interior on Tuesday, he said that …

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PM,President,CJ,COAS condoles Kulsoom’s death, directs legal assistance

ISLAMABAD-UNS- Prime Minister Imran Khan ,President,CJ,COAS on Tuesday expressed sorrow over sad demise of Kulsoom Nawaz, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz s (PML-N) leader and three-time premier Nawaz Sharif s wife (PML-N). As per details garnered, Khan termed late Kulsoom Nawaz courageous woman. He said, “Sad …

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Senate Committee hints at legalizing charas for cancer treatment

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Senate Standing Committee on Narcotics Control Tuesday said that it will make legislation to allow the use of ‘charas’ for the treatment of cancer across Pakistan. Director General Anti-Narcotics Control Major General Musarrat Malik informed the drugs caught by his force will …

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Over 32 killed in suicide attack on Afghan protesters

JALALABAD (AFP) – A suicide attack on protesters in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed at least 32 people, officials said, as an uptick in violence across the war-torn country dampens hopes for peace talks and elections. There were chaotic scenes at several hospitals as medical …

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Bailable arrest warrants issued for Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s arrest

LAHORE -UNS- Bailable arrest warrants have been issued for former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a case of leaking sensitive information. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Dawn reporter Cyril Almeida have also been issued notices by the Lahore High Court. On June 26, …

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Pakistan mulling over reconsidering CPEC: FT

KARACHI -UNS : Pakistan is mulling over a review of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) agreement with China, international economic magazine Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing Islamabad’s unease with what it claims is unjust benefit being enjoyed by Beijing-origin companies. According to the FT’s …

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Pakistan Introduces New Dimensions to Take CPEC to Further Height

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Realigning the goals of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan has introduced new targets of socio-economic and regional development under this unprecedented mega project. “This development initiative would prove as a bright future for Pakistan”, expressed Minister for Planning, Development & Reform (PD&R), Makhdum …

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US congratulates new President Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The United States has congratulated Dr Arif Alvi on his swearing-in as the new President of Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported Sunday. “The United States looks toward working with Pakistan to advance our shared interests, such as regional peace, stability, and prosperity,” State …

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Dar, wife’s passports reportedly cancelled by federal govt

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The passports of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former federal finance minister Ishaq Dar have been reportedly cancelled by the federal government. Sources privy to development stated passport of Dar’s better half has also been cancelled. The cancellation of passport means …

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Pak Army has reversed Great Game: report

By Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: A leading British security think tank has assessed that for the first time in 200 years, Pakistan Army has abandoned the British raj policy of confronting Russia for control over Central Asia – and Pakistan’s army now sees the Russians …

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