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UNCAC urges States Parties to undertake anti-corruption measures

ISLAMABAD-UNS: The United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)  urges States Parties to undertake numerous measures to achieve the said purpose through various measures in which Pakistan is a Party since August 2007.This was disclosed in report presented in NA Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs meeting. …

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PM to perform groundbreaking of Havelian-Thakot motorway

MANSEHRA -uns: Prime Minister is scheduled to perform groundbreaking of Havelian-Thakot motorway in Mansehra besides inaugurating Sui Gas supply project for Oghi Tehsil today. Officials said the 120-kilometer section of motorway, that is part of under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), will be completed in …

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Syria ceasefire should be ‘revitalised’ before peace talks resume: UN envoy

GENEVA: The UN’s Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said Thursday that he planned to hold another round of peace talks next month but called for a ceasefire to be “revitalised” before setting a date. He made the comments after briefing the United Nations Security Council …

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Turkish President defends secularism after remarks by parl’t speaker

ZAGREB: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the state should have an equal distance from all religious faiths following a call by the speaker of Turkey’s parliament for a new constitution to drop references to secularism. Erdogan said in televised comments during a visit …

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No one is ‘sacred cow’ when it comes to accountability: Chairman Upper House

ISLAMABAD-UNS– Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani on Tuesday stated that when it comes to the process of accountability, no one is a sacred cow as everyone should be accounted under the same institution. While conversing with the media in Lahore, Rabbani said that the role of …

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Govt offers opposition parties to produce their TORs

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said the government had presented its Terms of Reference (TORs) pertaining to the probe into charges mentioned in Panama Leaks; however, the opposition could put forwards theirs, if they took exception to the government’s. Speaking in an …

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NA Speaker uses illegal electricity to organise illegal ‘political function’ at government school

LAHORE -UNS – National Assembly (NA) Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq organised an illegal event at Government Girls Middle School, Rasool Park, Samanabad where he was invited as chief guest and addressed the public over Orange Line Metro Train on Monday. Later, it was also revealed …

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PTI, PPP reject investigation commission’s TORs over Panama Leaks

ISLAMABAD -uns – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday rejected the government’s Terms of References (TORs) that were set in regards to the investigation commission made to probe into the Panama Leaks. Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) …

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PM strikes back, targeting KPK Khan’s stronghold

BY TARIQ SHAH ISLAMABAD -UNS : A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) launched drive against corruption, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a public contact campaign targeting strongholds KPK of PTI politics. The PM is scheduled to visit various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where he will …

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PTI to launch anti-govt campaign from April 26;PM has to go: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan addressed the rally in regards to the party s 20th foundation day celebrations held at F-9 Park in Islamabad on Sunday and stated that Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif will have to go as he has …

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