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Jati Umra, Model Town’s blockades removal continues on court’s orders

LAHORE -UNS – In a hearing of suo moto case in Lahore registry, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar gave harsh remarks on Jati Umra, Model Town s blockades in the city which were built for security. He ordered Punjab Inspector General of …

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Asma Jahangir dies at 66

LAHORE -UNS– Noted human rights lawyer and social activist Asma Jahangir has on Sunday passed away at the age of 66, Dunya News reported. Asma Jahangir was shifted to hospital after she felt pain in heart but could not survive the cardiac arrest. She was …

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Pro-Pakistan slogans raised in Indian held Kashmir’s assembly

SRINAGAR -UNS : A lawmaker Saturday raised pro-Pakistan slogans in the held Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly after BJP members allegedly chanted anti-Pakistan slogans. Akbar Lone, a National Conference lawmaker from Sonawari, later accepted that he had raised the slogans because he had been “provoked” …

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Pak-Afghan dialogue on action plan for peace and stability

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan and Afghanistan held two-day dialogue at Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad today. According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, the Pakistani side at the talks was led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Januja while the Afghan delegation was headed by …

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Pakhtoon Quami Jirga ends protest after agreement with PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakhtoon Quami Jirga Saturday announced end to sit-in after successful talks with Prime Minister Shah Khaqan Abbasi and written agreement for acceptance of their demands. The announcement was made by organizers of the Pashtoon Long March, led by Manzoor Pakhtun and adviser …

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Kim Jong Un invites South Korea’s Moon to Pyongyang

GANGNEUNG (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited the South s President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang Saturday, Seoul said, even as the US warned against falling for Pyongyang s Olympic charm offensive. The invitation, delivered by Kim s visiting sister …

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Israel jet crashes after ‘Iranian targets’ attacked in Syria

JERUSALEM: An Israeli F-16 fighter jet crashed in Israel Saturday as the air force was carrying out attacks against “Iranian targets” in Syria after intercepting a drone, a spokesman said. “IDF (Israel Defence Force) has targeted the Iranian control systems in Syria that sent the …

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Clean water provision case: SC summons Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Supreme Court on Saturday summoned Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif in a case pertaining to clean water provision to public and appalling condition of hospitals. A three-member bench of the SC, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of …

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Cannot work under Maryam’s leadership: Ch Nisar

TAXILA -UNS – Former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Saturday reiterated that he cannot work under the leadership of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz due to which, he became silent on party matters. Addressing a press conference in Taxila, Ch Nisar clarified that …

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UAE, Switzerland being asked about Pakistanis’ assets

ISLAMABAD: The government has started negotiations with the UAE and Swiss governments to collect information regarding Pakistanis holding billions of dollars of offshore assets and bank accounts to bring these Pakistanis into the tax net. “We have started negotiations with authorities in Dubai and Switzerland …

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