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Man dies after being hit by train

KARACHI: A man was killed after he was hit by a train in Malir halt area of the metropolis yesterday. According to rescue sources, a 45-year-old man, Mushtaq, a resident of Azeem Pura, was hit by a train while crossing railway track in Malir Halt. As a result, he suffered …

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‘Money laundering case against Altaf not to be opened’


SCOTLAND YARD ASKS PAKISTAN TO COME UP WITH LEGAL CASE  By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Scotland Yard will not reopen the investigation into the money laundering inquiry involving the MQM-London chief Altaf Hussain and five others unless Pakistan provides credible and compelling new evidence along with its appeal to the …

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Extend health programme to entire country


NAWAZ ISSUES ORDERS IN REVIEW MEETING  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the federal government will implement the National Health Program (PMNHP) in the entire country. He was chairing a meeting to review progress on the implementation of Prime Minister’s National Health Program here yesterday. …

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Death toll from deadly IHK avalanches rises to 25


NC Monitoring Desk HELD SRINAGAR: The death toll from a series of avalanches in held Kashmir has climbed to 25 after five Indian soldiers pulled alive from beneath heavy snow died of their injuries, the Indian military said yesterday. The seriously injured troops were rescued Saturday after a day-long mission …

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Iran tests ballistic missile in defiance of UN resolution


NC Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Iran conducted its first ballistic missile test under Donald Trump’s presidency, in yet another apparent violation of a United Nations resolution, US officials told a local TV channel exclusively yesterday. The launch occurred at a well-known test site outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of …

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Trump’s travel ban emboldens extremists, warns OIC


JEDDAH: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) warned yesterday that the travel ban imposed by US President Donald Trump would strengthen the position of extremists worldwide. “Such selective and discriminatory acts will only serve to embolden the radical narratives of extremists and will provide further fuel to the advocates of …

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India invites Pakistan to Speakers Summit

NC Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: India has invited Pakistan to the South Asian Speakers Summit being held in Indore next month. However, while quoting top government officials, the Indian media said Pakistan has declined the invitation. Other South Asian nations, all members of SAARC, have confirmed their participation for the …

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Soldier killed in fire from Afghan side of border


From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: Suspected terrorists located on the Afghan side of the border in Khyber Agency fired at a Pakistan checkpost Saturday, critically wounding a soldier who succumbed to his injuries yesterday, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. “Terrorists fired from across on a Pakistani post in Khyber …

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