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Chinese AFM lauds Pak Army’s contributions for peace,stability in region

Chinese assistant Foreign Minister calls on Army Chief RAWALPINDI -UNS: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met with China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou on Tuesday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Matters of mutual interest were …

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Condolence reference held over sad demise of senior journalist late Rasheed Rajar

BADIN: Journalists of Badin gathered at Badin Press Club on Monday for condolence reference and offered Fateh over the sad demise of senior journalist and active leader of Hyderabad Union of Journalists, late Rasheed Rajar. Tanveer Ahmed Arain, President, Badin Press Club, Shoukat Memon, General …

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Zardaris’ 19 Sugar Mills delaying crushing season

BY ABBAS KASSAR HYDERABAD: Sindh Agriculture Research Council a body of small growers and peasants have accuse Sindh government of delay in start of sugar mills in the province for main reason that out of 31 sugar mills of province 19 are owned by former …

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Swiss slaps ‘entry ban’ on Baloch leader Mehran Marri

LONDON: Swiss government has slapped “entry ban” on exiled Baloch leader Mehran Marri which is valid for ten years. It is exclusively learnt from credible sources that the ban was placed on request of Pakistani government which handed over a dossier to the government of …

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Over 2,500 new Pakistani students enrolled in Chinese universities this year

BEIJING -UNS/APP – Around 2,500 new Pakistani students were enrolled in different Chinese universities this year, taking the total number of Pakistani students in China to 22,000, a senior official in Pakistan Embassy said on Wednesday. With such a large number of students from Pakistan …

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Corruption charges : Accountability court declares Hassan, Hussain Nawaz absconders

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The accountability court hearing National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against Sharif family has on Wednesday declared ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hassan and Hussain Nawaz as absconders. During the hearing, Justice Mohammad Bashir said that Nawaz Sharif’s sons are skipping court proceedings …

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Punjab govt fails to collect adequate data on pollution despite massive funding

LAHORE -UNS – Environment Protection Department is reported on Tuesday to be lacking required data and statistics to take steps for a cleaner environment at a time when Punjab is struggling with poisonous smog. According to a report compiled here at Dunya News, a station …

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Over 60,000 Afghan children born in Pakistan every year

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Approximately, 60,000 children are born to Afghan refugees every year in Pakistan, said a report of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan has been hosting almost 1.6 million registered Afghan refugees – the …

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Harvard University starts accepting Benazir Bhutto fellowship applications

LONDON -UNS- A new fellowship at Harvard University to honour the late Pakistani political leader Benazir Bhutto, member of the Harvard College class of 1973, is now accepting applications. The fellowship, established by ClassACT, an organization created by members of the Harvard-Radcliffe (HR) Class of …

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Pakistani diplomat shot dead in Afghanistan: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS: A member of the Pakistan’s diplomatic staff in Jalalabad has been shot dead outside his residence, a spokesman for the Foreign Office said here on Monday. Rana Nayyar, who worked as an assistant with the diplomatic mission, was gunned down by unknown attackers …

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