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US drone strike kills 20 militants in Pakistan

WAZIRISTAN: At least 20 militants were killed in a US drone strike on an insurgent training centre in Pakistan’s tribal area near the Afghan border early Tuesday, security officials said. The strike hit targets in Ghulam Khan village on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, …

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Pakistan objects to Kashmir omission in UN list of disputes

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has objected to the exclusion of Kashmir from a list of disputes under the observation of the Security Council as mentioned by the UK’s top diplomat in an annual debate on UNSC reforms . UK holds the presidency of UNSC this month. …

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Millions frzndan Islam obligatory Hajj

Arafat field: Approximately 25 million have a son, Islam Hajj. Field Arafat in Zuhr and Asr prayers in the mosque nmrh collected were paid. Establish regular prayers until after sunset the pilgrims will stay in Arafat field after which they will be where the west …

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Pakistan passing through a transition phase: Sheikh

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has said that Pakistan is passing through a transition phase and that a gradual transfer of administrative and financial powers from centre to provinces is in process. Addressing a gathering at Pakistan Development Forum (PDF) here on …

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US markets next target for Pakistan: GilaniUS markets next target for Pakistan: Gilani

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday hailed the duty-free access of 75 Pakistani products to the European Union markets, and added that the US markets would be the next target.

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Shopkeepers refuse to sell sugar at Rs.72/kg in Lahore

LAHORE: Defying the Punjab government’s orders, a vast majority of shopkeepers in Lahore refused to sell sugar at the fixed price of Rs.72 per kilogram.Shopkeepers say they still have to sell the old stock of sugar, which was purchased at a higher rate.

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US markets next target for Pakistan: Gilani

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday hailed the duty-free access of 75 Pakistani products to the European Union markets, and added that the US markets would be the next target. During a meeting with the trade minister Makhdoom Amin Faheem, the Premier said that …

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Pak requests int’l community to write off loans

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday requested the international community to write off $ 50 billion loans, adding that no one should demand ‘do more’, if those countries can’t help Pakistan against the menace of terrorism. This was said by the Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik on …

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Pakistan to decide timing of NW offensive: Hoti

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti says that his government doesn’t have any objection to the GST Reforms Bill 2010. Speaking at Pakistan Development Forum in Islamabad today, he hoped that the issue of GST Reforms Bill would be resolved by sitting …

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Pakistan passing through a transition phase: Sheikh

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has said that Pakistan is passing through a transition phase and that a gradual transfer of administrative and financial powers from centre to provinces is in process. Addressing a gathering at Pakistan Development Forum (PDF) here on …

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