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Major power breakdown hits most parts of Punjab, KP, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Most parts of Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa suffered a major power breakdown on Wednesday following technical fault in Tarbela, Muzaffargarh and Guddu power plant. A four-member investigating committee has been formed by the power division to probe the reasons behind technical …

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Ex-Pakistani PM puts Pakistani military and China on the spot

By James M. Dorsey Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif kicked up a storm when he earlier this month seemingly admitted that Pakistan had supported militants who attacked multiple targets in Mumbai in 2008, killing 166 people. Mr. Sharif’s admission, which he has since tried …

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Prize distribution ceremony of cultural activities & sports gala held in IIUI

ISLAMABAD –UNS : A prize distribution ceremony of 27th Cultural Week’s activities & Sports Gala 2017-2018 held here at Auditorium, Fatima tuz Zahra Block, Female Campus of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). Deputy Mayor of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad, Syed Zeeshan Ali and Prof. Dr. Ahmed …

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KP govt-Korea signs wind power project agreement

ISLAMMABAD -UNS – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday signed an agreement with a Korea for wind power project. According to the agreement, 197 megawatt electricity would be produced through the wind power project. A sum of Rs50 billion would be spent on the project in …

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Imam-ul-Haq keeps Ireland at bay

Pakistan debutant Imam-ul-Haq was doing his best to deny Ireland victory in their maiden Test as a dramatic match at Malahide headed towards a thrilling conclusion on Tuesday. Pakistan collapsed to 14 for three in pursuit of a seemingly modest victory target of 160 on …

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Over 59 killed in Gaza protests against Israel planned

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) – Fresh protests were expected Tuesday a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict’s bloodiest day in years. Palestinians on Tuesday mark …

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Nawaz never said Mumbai attackers were from Pakistan: PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that former prime minister never said that the Mumbai attackers were from Pakistan. “The impression that the terrorists were from Pakistan is absolutely wrong,” he said while addressing the Parliament on Tuesday. “The issues of national …

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First Ramazan likely on Thursday: Ruet-e-Hilal Council

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The holy month of Ramazan is likely to begin in Pakistan from this Thursday (May 17), announced Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council. The new moon will be sighted only if its age is more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset …

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Mahira Khan looks effortlessly beautiful at Cannes

Pakistani diva Mahira Khan is garnering eyeballs as she looks effortlessly beautiful in ruffled sleeves dress in absence of any make up. The Raees actress shared pictures of her on Instagram which took social media sites with storm. Mahira Khan is first Pakistani actress who …

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Trump’s abrogation of Iran deal may put his America First policy to test

By James M. Dorsey President Donald J. Trump’s abrogation of the 2015 international nuclear agreement with Iran is likely to put his America First policy to the test. Mr. Trump’s decision to walk away from the agreement that curbed Iran’s nuclear program risks fuelling a …

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