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Meet the debutants in the newly-elected National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Several well known and fresh faces made their way into National Assembly for the first time as members and took oath here on Monday. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif and Jamhoori Watan Party’s (JWP) Shahzain …

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NASA spacecraft ready to launch through Sun’s burning atmosphere

The first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun is poised to blast off today, on a mission to plunge into our star’s sizzling atmosphere and unlock the mysteries of the center of the solar system. NASA’s car-sized, $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe is …

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UN should not remain passive in the face of human wrongs in Kashmir

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai Kashmir is one of the most idyllic setting in the world. A picturesque valley located between Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, China and with a small strip of 27 miles with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Kashmir is a natural paradise. The history of …

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Shooting dog wrapped in party flag: KP police arrest two suspects

PESHAWAR-UNS- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police on Saturday announced that they had caught two men accused of shooting a dog multiple times for ‘politically-motivated reasons’. A 45-second clip of two men shooting a dog wrapped in a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Isaf (PTI) flag had emerged on Twitter on …

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Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market

FARNBOROUGH, England-UNS : British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. Rolls-Royce said on …

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Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

What do you do when this year’s Nobel Literature Prize, the world’s most prestigious accolade of its kind, is postponed because of a sexual assault scandal? You create your own award. More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body …

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“Prosperous Pakistan”: Campaign launched painting London’s iconic red double decker buses

ISLAMABAD -UNS : In a bid to showcase the rising economic prospects of Pakistan, a private investment group has launched “Prosperous Pakistan” campaign on London’s iconic red double decker buses to project Pakistan’s position as an important and emerging player in the world economy. The …

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12,570 candidates vying for 849 NA, PA seats: ECP

As many as 12,570 candidates will be contesting for a total 849 seats of national and provincial assemblies in the general election scheduled for July 25, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). As per data released by ECP, 3,675 candidates are standing for …

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78th Urs Hazrat Sain Muhammad Asraf Badshah Qadari Qalandari

ISLAMABAD -UNS- 78th Urs Mubarik of Hazrat Sain Muhammad Asraf Badshah Qadari Qalandari Tumair Sharif will held on 4th July 2018 (Wednesday) at Tumair Sharif Islamabad According to spokesman of Darbar Sharif Muhammad Mohsin Aziz, In a statement, Sajjada Nasheen Pir Naseem Ahmed Hashmi Qadari …

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Elizabeth II presents young Pakistanis with Queen’s Young Leaders Awards

LONDON: Three young Pakistanis were honoured on Tuesday with the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards here at the Buckingham Palace, with the UK’s Elizabeth II bestowing the accolades to the youth in a festive ceremony. Haroon Yasin, Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi, and Mahnoor Syed are the three …

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