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Punjab govt fails to collect adequate data on pollution despite massive funding

LAHORE -UNS – Environment Protection Department is reported on Tuesday to be lacking required data and statistics to take steps for a cleaner environment at a time when Punjab is struggling with poisonous smog. According to a report compiled here at Dunya News, a station …

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Pakistan presents national report on human rights in Geneva

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Monday presented Pakistan’s national report on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the Human Rights Council in Geneva. According to a message received here, this was the third report by Pakistan since the inception of UPR process …

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CPEC wedding: Traditional reception for Chinese couple in KPK

BATTAGRAM-UNS- The first wedding during CPEC project was held in KPK district Battagram last week. A newly married Chinese couple, who are part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project workforce, celebrated their wedding in a traditional ceremony held at Koza Banda area in Khyber …

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12-year-old boy gun down in Karachi by police

KARACHI -UNS : A police official gunned down a 12-year-old boy Rehan in Karachi on Monday, claiming that he was passing through the area when a gun battle ensued between drug traffickers that ultimately caused the casualty. The police official stated that he was passing …

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11 terrorists killed; Two soldiers martyred in cross-border militant attack in Bajaur

BAJAUR -UNS- Two soldiers embraced martyrdom and 11 terrorists killed on Monday while four others injured in a cross-border militant attack on a checkpost in Bajaur Agency near Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Media cell of the military reported that at least ten terrorists were killed in retaliation …

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SC bench dissolved as Justice Khosa excuses himself from hearing NAB appeal in Hudaibiya case

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD – A three-member Supreme Court (SC) bench that was formed to hear National Accountability Bureau (NAB) appeal to reopen Hudaibiya Papers Mills against Sharif family has dissolved today (Monday). The bench was split after Justice Asif Saeed Khosa excused himself from …

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Over 450 dead: Iran hunts for quake survivors near Iraq border

TEHRAN -UNS: Iranian rescue workers dug through rubble in a hunt for survivors on Monday after a major earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border, killing more than 450 and injuring over 8000 thousands, reported AFP. The 7.3-magnitude quake hit a border area 30 kilometres (20 miles) …

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Franchises pick players as teams shape up for next PSL season

LAHORE-UNS -The players draft for the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third edition was held today in Lahore.A total of 501 foreign and local cricketers were available for selection at the draft. The six teams that form the league had previously retained nine players each and …

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‘Cow vigilantes’: Muslim man killed in India

RAJASTHAN -UNS- A Muslim man was killed and another left critically injured by ‘cow vigilantes’ in India’s Alwar district of Rajasthan state, local media reported on Sunday. The two Muslim men were targeted for transporting cows in the same area where Haryana dairy farmer Pehlu …

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NUML like colleges to set up across country:Imran

MIANWALI -UNS : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan said that his party’s vision is to set up colleges like National University of Modern Languages (NUML) across the country to impart good quality education to the youth, which further enables them to secure good jobs. …

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