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Lock downs, traffic jams as religious outfits perform sit-in across Punjab

LAHORE -UNS : A group that shut down Islamabad-Rawalpindi a year ago has renewed its protest, this time in Lahore, where it has started sit-ins at major roads. Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) have spread to what they claim are more than 80 …

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Men kill Kashmiri girl after raping her for days in Jammu mandir, finds investigation

SRINAGAR -UNS : Men killed eight-year-old Asifa Bano after raping her inside a temple in Indian-administered Kashmir, said a report by Special Investigation Team of Crime Branch, Jammu and Kashmir Police. The body was found January 17 from bushes in the forest seven days after …

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Navigating the Afghan challenge

BY CH AMANAT ALI Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s recent day-long trip to Kabul represented a serious and well-thought-out effort to reach out to the Afghan leadership with an aim to stop relations between both the countries from further deteriorating. The talks he held with …

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Over 66 Pakistanis executed in Saudi Arabia since 2013

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD:  Over 66 Pakistanis had been executed in Saudi Arabia since 2013.There were 1,357 and 1,580 Pakistani prisoners in Riyadh and Jeddah regions respectively. Replying to various questions Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday  said the main charges against them were …

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Pakistan, Kuwait Fund ink $15mn supplementary loan agreement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the Kuwait Fund have signed Supplementary Loan Agreement of Kuwaiti Dinar 4.5 million (equivalent to US$ 15 million) for financing Golen Gol Hydropower Project. The State of Kuwait has already been co-financing this Project with an amount of K.D 11.00 million (equivalent …

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Will put agonies of masses of FATA before Army Chief: Imran

PESHAWAR – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday vowed to put agonies of masses of Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) before Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa. He was FATA workers convention in Peshawar. Khan also stated that he would request army chief to …

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No contact with PTI : Ch Nisar

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Disgruntled leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) and former federal interior minister Chaudhry Nisar on Wednesday categorically dismissed rumors pertaining to contacts with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). “Neither PTI nor Imran Khan had made any contact with me. I have been in …

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Trump admin mulls restrictions on Pakistan’s diplomatic staff

WASHINGTON-UNS – Trump administration is reportedly mulling to impose sanctions on movement of Pakistani diplomats from May-1. According to sources to the Trump-administration had take on  the decision after Pakistan lodged strong protest with USA over killing of a Pakistani student by American military attaché …

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Asia Cup 2018 moved from India to UAE on Pakistan’s request

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday accepted Pakistan’s reservations against playing in India and decided to move the Asia Cup 2018 to United Arab Emirates. The decision was taken in the annual session of the ACC chaired by its president and Pakistan Cricket Board …

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Protest for water in India during IPL match

NEW DEHLI- UNS: Huge populated India facing acute water shortage. Protesters burned merchandise and jostled with police outside a cricket stadium in Chennai on Tuesday, demanding Indian Premier League matches be cancelled as the southern city reels from a water crisis. Hundreds of demonstrators, some …

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