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12 dead as cable car falls near Murree


From Our Correspondent MURREE: At least 12 people died and two were injured when a cable car ‘doli’ installed by local villagers broke away from the wires and fell at Charra Pani in the Galiyat region of northern Pakistan on Thursday, rescue officials said. DIG Hazara Saeed Wazir confirmed the …

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British PM Theresa narrowly wins confidence vote


LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative minority government secured lawmakers’ backing for its legislative plans by a narrow margin yesterday, but only after making a sudden concession on abortion funding to stave off defeat. The House of Commons voted by 323 to 309 to approve last week’s Queen’s Speech, …

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Uber mints millions during Eid days, surges fares up to 4-fold


UNIMAGINABLE INCREASE; KARACHIITES PLEA TO GOVT, JUDICIARY FOR ACTION  National Courier Special KARACHI: One of the most popular and multi-national rent a car service, Ube,r has pocketed millions of rupees from the helpless and already over-burdened people of Karachi in the first three days of Eid-ul-Fitr on the pretext of …

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CJ LHC takes notice of Jamshed Dasti’s mercy plea

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Mansoor Ali Shah yesterday took notice of the alleged police torture on incarcerated politician Jamshed Dasti. According to details, Chief Justice LHC (LHC) Mansoor Ali Shah took notice of Awami Raj Party Chief Dasti’s plea for help and has sought …

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PML-N rulers facing music in JIT due to corruption: Dr Asim


PPP KARACHI PRESIDENT CONCERNED OVER GOVT’S LOOT, PLUNDER  By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party leader and President Karachi Division, Dr Asim Hussain has said that the rulers are busy in minting money and PML-N record shows that this party has always framed fake cases against the opposition parties and …

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Tribal elders reject compensation announced by PM


EACH PARACHINAR FAMILY TO GET RS ONE MILLION  From Our Correspondent PARACHINAR: Protesting tribal elders of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have rejected the ex gratia amounts of Rs 1 million announced by the premier yesterday to be given to each bereaved family of the 72 Parachinar twin attacks victims. …

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Ex-NAB chief records statement before JIT


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Former chairperson of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lieutenant General (retd) Syed Amjad Hussain appeared before the Panama case Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and recorded his statement regarding the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case. Lt Gen (retd) Amjad – the first chairperson of the anti-graft body – …

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Messi to marry longtime girlfriend today


BUENOS AIRES: Football icon, Lionel Messi and Antonella Rocuzzo have announced their forthcoming wedding for June 30. The pair will be married in their hometown of Rosario in Argentina. The Barcelona star and Antonella have been together for the past ten years and have two sons together. They plan to have a …

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