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28 witnesses in assets beyond means case against Ishaq Dar in NAB

ISLAMABAD -UNS – National Accountability Bureau has filed a list comprising of 28 witnesses in accountability court who would testify against finance minister Ishaq Dar in case over alleged assets beyond means. Wajid Zia, additional director general of the Federal Investigation Agency who led the …

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In Pakistan’s coal rush, some women drivers break cultural barriers

ISLAMKOT, Pakistan: As Pakistan bets on cheap coal in the Thar desert to resolve its energy crisis, a select group of women is eyeing a road out of poverty by snapping up truck-driving jobs that once only went to men. Such work is seen as …

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NSC reviews internal, external security issues,PM UN visit

ISLAMABAD -UNS/APP : The National Security Committee (NSC) met here on Friday to review internal and external security issues and meetings of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif with the US leadership. The meeting here at the Prime Minister Office …

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Stern security arrangements in place for 8th Muharram processions

LAHORE -UNS- Stern security arrangements have been ensured as processions of 8th Muharram would be taken out countrywide with traditional religious zeal and fervor. As many as 146,000 security personnel would be deployed across Punjab to ensure foolproof security whereas pillion riding would also be …

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Quickest spinner to 150 Test wickets: Yasir Shah makes history

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Yasir Shah has become the quickest spinner to take 150 Test wickets as he reached the landmark today while playing his 27th match. The Swabi-born leg-spinner went up the list above Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett who took 28 Tests to do so. Shah …

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Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’ shames Suu Kyi govt: US

The United States accused Myanmar Thursday of the ethnic cleansing of minority Rohingya Muslims, saying the bloodshed in had shamed Aung Sang Suu Kyi’s government. Speaking at a United Nations Security Council meeting, US Ambassador Nikki Haley pressed for members of Myanmar’s military to face …

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Sharifs family desperate to appease Indo-US lobby: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday accused the ruling Sharif family of making desperate attempts to appease Indo-US lobby. In a series of Twitter comments, Imran Khan said that Sharifs and their cronies were desperate to appease Indo-US lobby and …

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Five Al Qaeda, Daesh terrorists killed in Karachi

KARACHI -UNS: Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled an attempt of terrorism in Karachi during Muharram-ul-Haraam by killing five militants in an encounter. The militants belonging to banned outfits were eliminated during a police operation in Sachal neighborhood of the city. Speaking to reporters, …

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‘Need to Re-Vitalise OIC’

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD- Leader of the House in the Senate Raja Muhammad Zafar ul Haq has called for revitalizing cooperation and efforts to reorganise the platform of OIC to address the growing plight of Muslims around the world. He expressed these views at a …

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PTI details insufficient, observes SC

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, on Thursday once again expressed its dissatisfaction on assets and bank transactions’ records provided by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan. The three-member bench was hearing a petition, seeking disqualification of …

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