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CJ warning: ‘Will halt Orange Train project if education, health sectors won’t get improved’

LAHORE -UNS– Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday has warned Punjab government of halting Orange Line Train project if education and health sectors won’t get better. A two member bench headed by CJP heard the suo moto case at Supreme Court …

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NZ beat Pakistan in first ODI by 61 runs

WELLINGTON-UNS – After New Zealand thrashed Pakistan for 315 runs in their limited quota of 50 overs, the batting line-up of tourists stumbled from the very beginning and Pakistan on Saturday lost the first one-day international (ODI) by 61 runs under the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) …

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Pakistan Army powerful without US aid: Pak,US tension will affect peace,security: ISPR DG

RAWALPINDI-UNS – Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Major General Asif Ghafoor Bajwa has stated on Friday that Pakistan Army is powerful force without aid of the United States (US) as well. ISPR DG said in an interview with a US media outlet that …

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Pakistan criticizes ‘shifting goalposts’ after U.S. aid suspension

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistani Foreign Office  said on Friday U.S. “arbitrary deadlines” and its shifting of goalposts were counterproductive to defeating common security threats in the region after the United States slashed aid to Pakistan. “We are engaged with the U.S. administration on the issue of …

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Air Marshal Asghar Khan passes away in Islamabad

Islamabad: Air Marshal retired Asghar Khan, the first native commander-in-chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), passed away at the age of 96 on Friday morning in Islamabad, a spokesperson of the PAF said in a statement. Khan, who became the youngest head of PAF …

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America suspends entire security aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration announced on Thursday it is suspending its entire security assistance to Pakistan until it proves its commitment to fight all terrorist groups operating in the region. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told a news briefing in Washington that the cut-off is …

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Zardari urges Nawaz to ‘reveal all truths’

MIRPUR KHAS: PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday urged ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to “reveal all the truths” including how he had won the elections in 2013 and became the prime minister. A day earlier, the PML-N chief had threatened to lift the …

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US places Pakistan on a special watch list ‘for severe violations of religious freedom’

The United States has placed Pakistan on a special watch list “for severe violations of religious freedom”, a press release by the US State Department said on Thursday. The move comes days after US President Donald Trump said Pakistan had given the US nothing but …

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‘Indian diplomat yelled at my mother,’ reveals Kulbhushan Jadhav in new video

ISLAMABAD : In a new video released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday, convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is heard saying that he felt that his mother and wife were scared during the meeting as an Indian diplomat was shouting at them. “There …

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Cabinet endorses NSC stance over US leadership statements

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair unanimously endorsed the stance of National Security Committee (NSC) of the cabinet, which had expressed deep disappointment over recent statements of the American leadership. The cabinet viewed …

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