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WB to launch prosperity fund for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank in collaboration with UK Prosperity Fund would formally launch prosperity fund for Pakistan for the capacity building of federal and provincial institutions involved in promotion of investment in the country on Friday. Under this initiative capacity building of Federal Board of Investment (BoI) and Sindh Board of Investment would be undertaken,which…

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Pir Sialvi on way to Lahore: Punjab govt faces yet another crisis?

LAHORE: Pir Hameed ud Din Sialvi is to address a rally at Data Shrine in Lahore to renew his demand for the resignation of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah. Sialvi is leading a caravan of hundreds of devotees from his hometown to Lahore. He will be joined by the leadership of Pakistani Sunni Tehreek and…

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Muslim countries need unity to face challenges: Chairman Senate

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani Tuesday said the Muslim countries need unity to face myriad challenges posed by the emerging threats as well as jingoistic policies of the unilateralist powers. Chairman Senate is currently visiting Tehran to attend the 13th conference of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) on the special…

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Around 388 cases transferred to special trial courts under NAP: NACTA

ISLAMABAD: Around 388 cases have been transferred to 11 special trial courts, established under National Action Plan (NAP) are serving as a cogent deterrent against terrorism. The performance of Special Trial Courts (STCs) is crucial in sentencing terrorists and preventing further promotion of terrorism. The decrease in incidence of terrorism can be attributed to quick…

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Imran Khan’s marriage rumours: This is what Bilawal Bhutto has to say

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto said he would like to congratulate PTI Chairman Imran Khan if a media report about his third marriage was true. “It is his personal life. And I think it’s unfair. And if media report is correct, I congratulate Imran Khan,” Bilawal said.  

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Flashback: When Imran Khan supported Musharraf’s decision to join US-led war against terrorism

PTI Chairman Imran Khan has been a staunch critic of Pakistan’s decision to join the US-led war against terrorism. But an old video appears to suggest that the cricketer-turned-politician had put his weight behind Pervez Musharraf’s foreign policy following 9/11 attacks. “Circumstances that Pakistan faced today bearing in mind that how the world’s opinion has…

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Pak-Afghan border fencing imperative to regulate movements: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Tuesday said Pakistan had started work of fencing border with Afghanistan as it was imperative to regulate cross-border movement. Pakistan had started work of fencing the border at its own resources and Afghanistan should also initiate work as it was a collective responsibility of both the countries, he said…

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Marriyum rebuts media reports about rejection of PPP proposals on Delimitation Bill

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Ms Marriyum Aurangzeb strongly rebutted media reports that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi had rejected 11 proposals presented by the PPP as a condition for supporting the government Bill on Delimitations of constituencies resulting in a deadlock on the issue. In a statement…

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Nawaz Sharif taught corruption to Arabs, says Dr. Asim

Former federal petroleum minister Dr. Asim Hussain said Nawaz Sharif and company taught Arabs the corruption and its ways but now he himself has got stuck. Talking to the media as he appeared before the Accountability Court, Dr. Asim warned Nawaz Sharif’s accountability will now take place at Bandar Road. Watch what else he said.

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Dr Aamir Liaquat to join PTI

KARACHI: Former state minister, TV personality and noted Islamic scholar Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain is set to join Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). PTI’s Central Additional Secretary Information Faisal Javed Khan made the claim in a Twitter statement on Tuesday. A formal announcement, according to Khan, will be made on October 25. “Dr. Aamir Liaquat…

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US and Iran meet as Trump threat looms over nuke deal

UNITED NATIONS, United States: Washington and Tehran’s top diplomats confronted each other for the first time Wednesday as envoys scrambled to save the Iran nuclear deal from a skeptical Donald Trump. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met as signatories to the 2015 accord at an EU-hosted event…

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Marriyum castigates Imran for concocted allegations against Shahbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has severely castigated Imran Khan for hurling concocted allegations of corruption against Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, involving a Chinese company. She said that after rejection of the allegations by the Chinese embassy, clarifying that the Chinese Company named Jiangsu Yabaite did not…

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A bad work environment can be bad for your health

NEWS DESK: Don’t hit the snooze button on this one. Some dread going to work, and some look forward to it, but how important is it to actually enjoy and feel satisfied with your job? Nearly two-thirds of US workers experience some degree of mismatch between their desired and actual working conditions, according to a…

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Video of Pakistani soldier goes viral

A Pakistani soldier posted his video on social media and praised Pakistan Army. He shows his one-time meal and seeks permission to share his food with Indian soldiers. Watch what else he said.

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