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FC man killed in Quetta blast

UNS REPORT QUETTA: A Frontier Corps (FC) man was killed while another injured in a blast here on Thursday. According to police, the blast took place near a security forces’ vehicle in the Hazar Ganji area of the city.

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The ‘Grande Arche’ of Paris falls into sorry state

PARIS – It was inaugurated 25 years ago to much pomp on the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution, but Margaret Thatcher no doubt remembered it more as the place where she got stuck in the toilets. Today, the gigantic Grande Arche on the outskirts …

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Punjab govt decides to call in army

LAHORE: The Punjab government today decided to impose Article 245 of the Constitution in the province in the backdrop of ongoing clashes between police and workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). Punjab Law Minister Rana Mashhood has confirmed that his government will make a formal …

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Jati Umra security handed over to rangers

LAHORE: Punjab government on Saturday deployed paramilitary rangers force to help police maintain law and order situation in Lahore. According to reports, rangers personnel have been stationed at Chief Minister House and Qaddafi Stadim. In addition, rangers will also guard Jati Umra, which houses Raiwand …

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Rigging proved in PS-93, PTI’s Hafeez Uddin de-seated

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Syed Hafeez Uddin s victory in PS-93 Karachi has been declared null and void by the Election Tribunal. Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) candidate Abdul Razzaq had accused Hafeez Uddin of rigging in this constituency. It had been claimed in the election petition that …

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President-condolence-Mr. Majid Nizami

Islamabad:President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of renowned senior journalist and publisher Mr. Majid Nizami who passed away after prolonged illness. The President lauded his long meritorious services for journalism that span over almost half a century. He prayed for …

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NA Speaker constitutes committeeon electoral reforms

BY TARIQ SHAH ISLAMABAD-: Consequent upon motions adopted by the National Assembly on June 19, 2014 and by the Senate on June 30, 2014, Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has constituted a 33-Member Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform to evaluate the shortcomings of the …

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One Dies Of Congo Fever In Swat; 4 More Dengue Fever Cases In Swat

SAWT-UNS : One more patient died of Congo virus at the Hayatabad Medical Complex, bringing the total death toll from Congo fever to four, while four more cases of dengue fever were confirmed in Swat. Nawab Ali, a butcher by profession, was admitted to the …

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Pak HC hosts Iftar dinner for NA Speaker in London

BY MUHAMMAD FAYYAZ Islamabad: The Pakistan High Commission London hosted an Iftar dinner for the visiting Parliamentarians from Pakistan last evening. The delegation was led by Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq. Speaking on the occasion, Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq thanked the Pakistan High Commission …

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PM announces rapid transport system for Karachi

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday approved the much-awaited Rapid Transport System for the country’s commercial hub Karachi. In a high-level meeting here, the prime minister approved the project under which Green Line Bus Service will be launched in the city at the earliest. He …

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