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Each Pakistani owes over Rs100,000 in debt: report

ISLAMABAD:Policy report issued by the Finance Ministry states that Pakistan’s debts hit Rs 181 trillion by September 30 burdening every citizen by around Rs 1 lac. The report compares the debts with the sum in June 30 which was Rs 173 trillion. Pakistan’s domestic debts …

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Religious parties reject Women’s Protection Bill

LAHORE : Various religious political parties and groups of the country discarded the Women’s Protection Bill passed by the Punjab Assembly during a meeting held at the residence of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman on Saturday. The personalities that were part of the …

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Should form a judicial commission to investigate Kamal’s statements: Imran

PESHAWAR : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan during a press conference on Saturday stated that a judicial commission should be formed in order to investigate the statements made by Mustafa Kamal and to surface the reality behind them. The PTI chief said that the …

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NAB investigating top politicians of PML-N,PPP,PML-Q, projects and businesses

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched an investigation against the Metro Bus Project in Lahore. It is reported that NAB has asked the Punjab Mass Transit Authority to provide all the necessary documentation related to the 27-km Metro Bus Project in …

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Senate’s committee approves amendment in children protection law

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Penalties for human rights violations pertaining to children have been revised as Senate’s committee for human rights has approved an amendment in criminal law on Wednesday. Taping or clicking indecent pictures of children will land the criminal in prison for two to …

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CM Shehbaz defends Women Protection Bill, discards critics

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif has defended the Women’s Protection Bill through a tweet on Sunday whilst completely discarding all critics on the landmark legislation. Shehbaz stated that Punjab government is working upon the empowerment of women based upon the vision of Quaid-e-Azam. …

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NAB needs to reconsider its limits: PM Nawaz

BAHAWALPUR–UNS Speaking at a Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) workers convention here, Prime Minister Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is abusing its authority and defaming and harassing individuals over false allegations. Prime Minister warned NAB that it must act responsibly; …

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CM Shahbaz meets JAC, vows to forward demands to Prime Minister

LAHORE : Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif has held a meeting with members of Joint Action Committee (JAC) and has vowed to put their demands before Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif. Chairman of the committee, Sohail Baloch while talking to the media after the meeting …

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PIA employees continue sit-in in Karachi, Faisalabad office resumes service

KARACHI : Offices of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) are closed on the 15th consecutive day owing to employees’ strike across the country against privatization, Dunya News reported Tuesday. Courier and cargo services are shut along with closure of booking counters. Employees of the Faisalabad division …

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Jaish-e-Mohammad members arrested after Indian air base attack: PM House

ISLAMABAD : In a key development in ongoing probe into Pathankot incident, Pakistan has arrested several members of Jaish-e-Mohammad, a banned outfit, on leads provided by the Indian authorities in connection with January 2 attack on Indian airbase in Pathankot, the spokesperson for PM House …

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