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Karachi bakes at 45ºC: Hottest day of the year

KARACHI: The mercury soared to 45 degrees Celsius at 1:00pm making Wednesday the hottest day of the year after a fresh heatwave hit the city due to the formation of low pressure areas in the Arabian Sea. The Pakistan Met Department (PMD) officials have a …

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Petrol price likely to increase by Rs7.46 for June

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The federal government is likely to hike the price of petroleum products for the month of June 2018 and the move will bring changes to the existing values. Sources told Dunya News that Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) is likely to …

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Election Commission allots symbols to 77 parties

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Election Commission allotted election symbols to 77 political parties on Tuesday. The commission allotted the lion symbol to Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz, bat to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, arrow and sword to Pakistan Peoples Party, kite to Muttahida Qaumi Movement, book to Muttahida …

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Saudi Crown Prince shot, injured in last month attack on palace: activist

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is said to be shot and injured in heavy gunfire that erupted from outside the royal palace, reports Press TV. The revelation has been made by a Saudi opposition activist Mohammed al-Mas’ari, the secretary-general of the Islamic Revival Party. …

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Spy Chronicles: Army orders inquiry against Durrani

RAWALPINDI -UNS- An inquiry will be held against former spymaster Lt. Gen. (r) Asad Durrani, according to DG ISPR. According to a tweet by the DG ISPR, competent authorities have been approached to place Durrani’s name on the Exit-Control List. The former ISI chief was …

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Former CJP Nasir ul Mulk to be caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Justice (r) Nasir ul Mulk will be the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan till elected PM takes charge after the upcoming elections. The name of Nasir ul Mulk was announced at a joint presser by PM Abbasi and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah. …

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Pakistan condemns crimes against civilians in Kashmir, Palestine

ISLAMABAD -UNS- At the UN, Pakistan condemned continued crimes against civilians in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir and Palestine, says a press release. Speaking in the Security Council Debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Dr Maleeha Lodhi said …

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Gen (r) Durrani summoned to GHQ over controversial book

RAWALPINDI-UNS – Pakistan Army on Friday expressed concern over former spy chief General (r) Asad Durrani’s recently released book ‘The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace’. Soruces privy to the security said that Pakistan Army has summoned General (r) Asad Durrani General …

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Ex–DG ISI’s recent revelations: Nawaz demands formation of commission

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has demanded the formation of a commission to investigate the latest revelations in the book of ex-DG ISI Asad Durani. Talking to media outside accountability court, Nawaz Sharif said that a parliamentary session should be held on …

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Parliamentary committee likely to decide name of caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The matter of electing caretaker prime minister is likely to be discussed in the parliamentary committee as government and opposition have failed to decide the name. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has expressed hope to finalize the name on Monday after meeting …

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