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Pilotless jet crashes near Mianwali

MIANWALI -UNS : A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilotless jet crashed near Mianwali on Saturday during a routine operational training mission. According to a local media reports, the PAF jet was on its routine flight but due to unknown technical issues, it crashed near Head …

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Christian man kills own sister in name of ‘honour’

LAHORE -UNS : A girl has been killed by her brother for insisting on marrying a man of her choice, police said Tuesday, marking the country’s latest gruesome “honour killing” following a string of incidents that have sparked national outrage. Anum Ishaq masih, in her …

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Locals irked by high prices in Ramazan bazaars

LAHORE -UNS – The high prices in bazaars organized for Ramazan in various cities including Lahore have badly irked local residents, reported on Sunday. According to details, Ramazan bazaars are being arranged for the relief of the people but hiked prices in these markets have …

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32 dead in Windstorms, deadly rains in various cities

ISLAMABAD -UNS –Accidents occurring in various parts of the country due to deadly rains left more than thirty two people dead and multiple injured. Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Naushera, Kohat and Mardan are some of the cities affected by the storms on Wednesday evening. In Islamabad 11 …

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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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PA resolutions seeks ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’ for Jamaat leaders in Bangladesh

LAHORE: Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed two resolutions – one against drone attacks in Pakistan while the other strongly condemning executions of Jamaat-e-Islami leaders in Bangladesh. The resolution against the drone attack was tabled by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) legislator and leader of the opposition in …

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Two terrorists with over 19000 detonators arrested

BY TARIQ SHAH RAWALPINDI: The city police arrested two alleged terrorists in Rawalpindi and recovered over 19,000 detonators from their possession in Thursday’s wee hours. Police arrested the duo from Pir Wadhai General Bus Stand and seized 19,900 detonators from them. According to police, terrorists—Ahmed …

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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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Punjab Govt shelves plan to build Mashriqi Museum

LAHORE- UNS- The Punjab Government seems to have shelved plans to build an Allama Mashriqi Museum and Library for unknown reasons. Over a decade ago, The Daily Times (June 09, 2004) reported that the Government of Punjab was moving forward on plans to build an …

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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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