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Czech govt paid $6 mn ransom for two women held in Pakistan

PRAGUE (AFP) – The Czech government paid a $6-million (5.4-million-euro) ransom to secure the release last year of two women kidnapped Pakistan, the Respekt weekly reports in its Monday edition. Czech psychology students Hana Humpalova and Antonie Chrastecka, both 24 at the time, were seized …

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PM, army chief in Balochistan to inspect CPEC projects

PASNI/HOSHAB: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to arrive in Hoshab district of Balochistan Wednesday to inaugurate a section of motorway that is part of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to our correspondent, the PM will inaugurate Gwadar-Turbat-Hoshab motorway in Hoshab district. The portion of …

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Benazir Bhutto murder case: ATC summons Rehman Malik

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has summoned former interior minister senator Rehman Malik to record his statement in the Benazir Bhutto murder case against the former dictator General (Rtd) Pervez Musharraf. Rehman Malik was the head of Benazir Bhutto’s security when she was …

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One dead as PIA employees, LEAs clash at Karachi’s Jinnah Terminal

KARACHI -UNS : In a bid to disperse protesting Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees at Jinnah Terminal, security personnel resorted to baton-charging and using rubber bullets, water cannons and tear gas shells on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for implementation of the Essential …

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‘Chinese companies need to explain how CPEC will benefit Pakistan’

BY SALEEM SHAHID QUETTA: Chinese investors need to spell out how exactly Pakistan will benefit from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said political and military leaders at a seminar on Monday. They also stressed that the CPEC should not be politicised or made controversial. The …

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Federalism,democracy is only for country sovereignty,prosperity:Achakzai

ISLAMABAD-True federalism, democracy and supremacy of the parliament is the only way that can guarantee prosperity and security of the country. Pakistan can also become the Asian tiger if oppressed nations get rights over their resources and capability to utilise them for their prosperity. Mahmood …

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Chinese companies offered to invest in oil, gas sector

BY TARIQ SHAH ISLAMABAD-Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday said the government offered good opportunities for investment in energy sector as the country was blessed with abundant natural resources. Talking in a meeting with a Chinese delegation of the China …

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Army Chief visits Balochistan districts, vows to build CPEC

BY TARIQ SHAH RAWALPINDI: General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Panjgur and Turbat, Balochistan Saturday and inspected a part of under construction road network as part of China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by FWO. During a detailed briefing, General Sharif was apprised …

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Pak-China economic cooperation appreciated

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has appreciated the role of China in the economic development of Pakistan. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of technology park at National University Science and Technology in Islamabad he said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor project is a …

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Ahsan appreciates role of China in economic development of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has appreciated the role of China in the economic development of Pakistan. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of technology park at National University Science and Technology in Islamabad he said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor project is a …

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