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IAF officer arrested for allegedly sharing information with ISI

An Indian Air Force (IAF) official was arrested on Thursday for sharing classified information with the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) after being “honey-trapped”, the Hindustan Times reported on Friday. Quoting M.M. Oberoi, a special commissioner of Delhi Police, Indian media reported that Group Captain Arun Marwaha, …

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Ex-coach of sexual abuse when she was 16: U.S. Olympic swimmer

NEW YORK-UNS : A former U.S. Olympic swimmer accused a former national team coach of sexually abusing her when she was 16, joining a chorus of young athletes in gymnastics and other sports who have come forward with similar allegations involving team officials, reported Reuters. …

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IHC slams IB chief over viral audio recording in Faizabad dharna

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Justice Shaukat Siddiqui on Friday slammed IB chief over the viral audio leak in which controversial remarks were made about the chief justice. Proceedings of the Faizaabad dharna took place at the Islamabad High Court which was presided over by Justice Shaukat …

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‘Policy to bring Pakistan under pressure won’t work’

WASHINGTON -UNS : Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday that any policy to bring Pakistan under pressure would not work, as he emphasised on the importance of Pakistan-American relations. During the press conference, the interior minister said that Pakistan was conducting security operations against …

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Civil-military relations comfortable now: PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD -UNS /APP:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday said the civil military relations were now comfortable with no difference on policy matters as both the sides were making unanimous decisions in the National Security Committee meetings. “Reservations are always there. This happens across the world. …

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PPP asks MQM MPAs for vote in Senate elections

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Friday has asked Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) members of provincial assemblies for support in Senate elections on March 3. PPP MPA Saeed Ghani said that PPP would take benefit from the MQM-P’s internal differences in the Senate …

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Pakistan becomes International Socca Federation member

BIRMINGHAM -UNS- The International Socca Federation successfully concluded in Birmingham with Pakistan becoming a member of the new 52-associate governing body in the process. Shahzaib Trunkwala from Pakistan elected as Vice-President. The ISF aims to govern the 5, 6 and 7-a-side football format and cater …

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Senate elections: ECP receives nomination papers from 144 candidates for 52 seats

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The time period to submit nomination papers for the Senate elections expired on Thursday with 144 candidates submitting their forms to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for 52 seats. According to the document issued by ECP, there are 34 candidates each from …

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PM,King Abdullah meeting: Pakistan, Jordan agrees to boost bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD -UNS/APP- Pakistan and Jordon on Thursday agreed to bring greater focus on enhancing bilateral trade and investment relations, to make the bilateral trade currently at USD 75 million, commensurate with the excellent political ties existing between the two countries. This was agreed during the …

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Mashal murder case: Protest in Mardan to demand release of convicted men

MARDAN -UNS- Variuos religious parties are set to protest on Friday against the conviction of 31 men found to have been involved in the brutal murder of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan student Mashal Khan, who was lynched in April 2017 after being falsely accused …

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