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CPEC is a game changer for all provinces: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal has said China-Pakistan relations are unique in diplomatic history of the world, which are based on truth, sincerity, mutual co-existence and above all reliability. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) turned the decades-long strategic relations into …

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PPP submits adjournment motion against drone strike in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Farhatullah Babar submitted an adjournment motion in the Senate today (Monday) regarding the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in an American drone strike and a similar drone attack in Balochistan. PPP has adopted the stance that …

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Wali Muhammad’s traveled Iran 18 times between 2006 and 2016

QUETTA -UNS – According to documents of Wali Muhammad, a person who was killed in a suspected US drone attack on a car in Nushki on Saturday, had travelled 18 times broad between 2006 and 2016. Wali first left for Iran’s Taftan on 18 February …

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1000 acres land acquired to establish Export Processing Zone at Gwadar

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Over 1000 acres land acquired to establish Export Processing Zone at Gwadar. The Senate was informed on Friday that one thousand acres of land has been acquired for the establishment of Export Processing Zone at Gwadar. Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam …

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Load shedding duration increases as power shortfall reaches 4000 MW

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Energy crisis has continued to prevail in the country despite government‘s tall claims as power generation has restricted to 12,500 MW against the demand of 16,500 MW amid ongoing intense heatwave in most parts of the country, reported on Monday. Sources privy …

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Pakistan in 2016:Sharp rise in terrorist attacks in first quarter

ISLAMABAD-UNS: The first quarter of 2016 saw a sharp rise in terrorist attacks across Pakistan, in spite of robust government-led attempts to implement its 20-point National Action Plan. In terms of lethality, the attack on Lahore’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park on Easter Sunday topped the list of …

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NAB nets another big fish in Balochistan

QUETTA -UNS : Springing into action against corrupt elements, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Monday arrested another big fish: former Chairman Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) Ashraf Magsi. NAB accuses the ex-bureaucrat of being involved in misuse of power, illegal appointment – including that of his …

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Amount recovered from Raisani’s house largest in country’s history: DG NAB

QUETTA -UNS – Balochistan National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Director General (DG) Tariq Khan has said that the sum of cash recovered from the residence of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani is the largest in the country’s history. Balochistan NAB DG stated that all records related …

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Balochistan finance secretary sent on 14-day physical remand

QUETTA -UNS – A judicial magistrate in Quetta has handed over Balochistan finance secretary Mushtaq Raisani to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on 14-day physical remand on Saturday. Mushtaq Raisani was arrested from his office at civil secretariat after NAB officials raided his residence on …

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NAB raids residence of Balochistan Finance Secretary, recovers Rs 700

QUETTA -UNS – A team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) raided the residence of Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani at 6 in the morning. Sensitive documents, cash worth Rs 700 million and gold worth Rs 40 million was recovered from his residence on Friday. …

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