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Jam Kamal takes oath as Balochistan’s chief minister

BAP leader Jam Kamal Khan has taken oath as Balochistan’s new chief minister. The oath was administered by Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai in Quetta. On August 18, Jam Kamal was elected chief minister of the province with 39 votes. His opponent, Younus Aziz Zehri of the MMA got 20 votes. After taking oath, Kamal has…

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Attempted rape of a five-year-old thwarted by residents of Karachi’s SITE

The attempted rape of a five-year-old girl was thwarted in Karachi when local residents caught the man and handed him over to the police. The incident took place in SITE, near the Super Highway. After the suspect was taken to the police station, PTI MPA Dua Bhutto arrived and slapped him.

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Pakistan beat Nepal in Asian Games 2018 football fixture

Pakistan clinched a 2-1 win over Nepal in Asian Games 2018 Group D football match at Jakarta on Sunday.

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Sunil Gavaskar recalls a challenge Imran Khan made him 32 years ago

Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar recalled a challenge Prime Minister Imran Khan made to him 32 years ago.

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Sidhu suggests cricket matches between top IPL, PSL teams

Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu suggested that cricket matches be played between the winning teams of the Indian Premier League and Pakistan Super League

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Naval officers, Bahria College students help clean up Seaview Beach

The Pakistan Navy held a beach cleanup drive at Karachi’s Seaview Beach on Sunday morning. Naval officers, personnel and students of Bahria College took part in the drive. They picked up plastic bottles, plastic bags and other garbage that littered the beach. Some sports celebrities also attended the event, as did members of civil society….

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Usman Buzdar has been elected chief minister of Punjab

A tough competition is expected between the PTI’s Usman Buzdar and PML-N’s Hamza Shehbaz in the election for the Punjab chief minister

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The journey of change has begun: president-elect Dr Arif Alvi

Imran Khan has been elected prime minister and the journey of change has begun, said president-elect Dr Arif Alvi. Speaking to the media in Karachi on Sunday, he said the promises made by the PTI will be realized in Imran Khan’s speech tonight. He said he is thankful to the PTI members, independents, MQM members,…

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PML-N lawmakers are wearing black armbands, not bangles, says Hamza Shehbaz

Hamza Shehbaz said there were 36 constituencies in which the margin of victory was less than the number of rejected votes

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PM Imran Khan will address the nation at 9:30pm tonight

Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation tonight (Sunday) at 8pm

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Murad Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh chief minister

The PPP’s Syed Murad Ali Shah took oath as chief minister of Sindh on Saturday. Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani administered the oath to Murad Ali Shah at a ceremony at Governor House. PPP chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari attended the swearing-in. Shah was elected on Thursday. He received 97 out of the total of 168…

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MNA Aslam Bhootani says Gwadar is in the Stone Age, with no electricity, water or gas

Lasbela-Gwadar National Assembly representative Muhammad Aslam Bhootani said that today Gwadar resembles a Stone Age-era settlement where there is no water, gas, electricity or jobs. Congratulating Prime Minister Imran Khan on being elected, he said that the premier should keep an eye on this important area. He said that after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was…

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Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has passed away

The former secretary general of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, passed away on Saturday at the age of 80. Annan, a Ghanaian, served as the UN secretary general from 1997 to 2006. He was also a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He died at hospital in Bern, Switzerland. The Kofi Annan Foundation announced Annan’s death on…

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China and the UK congratulate Imran Khan on becoming prime minister

The Chinese and British leadership congratulated Imran Khan on becoming Pakistan’s 22nd prime minister

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Supreme Court takes notice of PTI MPA Imran Shah thrashing a citizen in Karachi

The chief justice, Saqib Nisar, took notice of an incident in which PTI MPA Imran Shah thrashed a citizen on the streets of Karachi. The court has asked the PTI and Shah to submit a reply in three days. The citizen, who was identified as Dawood Chauhan, has also been directed submit his version of…

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Jam Kamal has been elected chief minister of Balochistan

Jam Kamal of the Balochistan Awami Party has been elected chief minister of the province with 39 votes. His opponent, Younus Aziz Zehri of the MMA got 20 votes. On Thursday, the party’s Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was elected speaker of the Balochistan Assembly with 39 votes. The PTI’s Babar Musakhel was elected deputy speaker with…

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Imran Khan is officially Pakistan’s 22nd prime minister

Imran Khan is the new prime minister of Pakistan. The 22nd prime minister of the country just took oath. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath of the office of the prime minister to him at President House in Islamabad. Imran stood on stage along with caretaker prime minister Nasirul Mulk and President Mamnoon Hussain. President…

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Watch: Imran Khan fumbles while taking oath as prime minister

Prime Minister Imran Khan took oath on Saturday but while reading out the oath, he fumbled over a few words, such as Khatim-un-Nabbiyin.

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No NRO for any dacoit, vows PM Imran Khan

In his first speech after becoming the Prime Minister, Imran Khan promised that he will carry out sweeping accountability in the country. “As God is my witness, that no single NRO will be given to any dacoit,” Khan said. They will all be made to bring the money back, Khan asserted.

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Shehbaz Sharif demands inquiry into election ‘rigging’

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif has demanded the formation of a parliamentary commission to probe the allegations of rigging in the July 25 elections. “The Election Commission has failed to hold fair and free elections,” Shehbaz Sharif said while addressing the National Assembly on Friday. Polling agents were removed from the polling stations. The RTS machines were…

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You are also the PM of those you called ‘donkeys’, ‘living corpses’: Bilawal tells Imran

PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari taunted PM-elect Imran Khan and said he is the prime minister of all Pakistanis, including those whom he had called ‘donkeys’ and ‘living corpses’. “I would like to remind the PM-elect that he is not the PM of any political party but of all Pakistanis,” Bilawal said in his first…

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