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  • KARACHI: A view of traffic jam in front of NED University of Engineering and Technology as thousands thronged to appear in entry test for Medical Colleges, Universities taken by NTS. No arrangements were made for traffic or the people waiting outside exposing lack of coordination between administration of university and district officials.

  • KARACHI: Chief of MQM-P Dr Farooq Sattar addressing the media persons during a press conference along with Rabita committee members here yesterday.

ATC issues NBWs for MQM-P leaders

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) issued yesterday non-bailable arrest warrants for Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) members and lawmakers in a hate speech case. The MNAs against whom the warrants were issued included MNA Rasheed Godil, Salman Mujahid, Khalid Maqbool and Khushbakht Shujat. In August 2016, MQM’s …

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Fanatical game to be checked


TRUMP LAUNCHES NEW IRAN STRATEGY WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump launched a tougher strategy to check Iran’s “fanatical regime” yesterday and warned that a landmark international nuclear deal could be terminated at any time. In a much-anticipated White House speech, Trump stopped short of withdrawing from the 2015 accord, but “decertified” …

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3 injured as Army plane crashes in S Waziristan


SOUTH WAZIRISTAN: An army aviation plane crashed near South Waziristan’s Wana stadium yesterday, resulting in injuries to three officials. The Mashak aircraft had taken off from Wana field strip for Kohat. The injured officers were identified as Lt Col Murad, Major Nasir Tareen and Major Shahid, suggested ground information available …

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Nawaz moves SC against multiple NAB references


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the filing of multiple corruption references against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on orders of the apex court in the Panama Papers case judgement. Filed by Advocate Muhammad Kassim Mir …

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Country to have surplus electricity by next year


CABINET COMMITTEE ON ENERGY MEETS  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: A meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy was held with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair yesterday. The meeting reviewed progress of transmission line projects for Port Qasim, Coal-Fired Power Plants, Neelum-Jhelum project, Hydel Power Projects, Tarbela-IV and Golen Gol …

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PML-N bent upon destroying state institutions: Imran


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has slammed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) over the clash of the party’s lawyers with security officials outside accountability court. Addressing a huge public rally, the cricketer-turned-politician slammed his political rivals one by one. As Imran usually does, the PTI Chairman …

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Pakistan Post honours Mufti Mahmood


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi has launched a commemorative postage stamp in honour of one of the founding members of Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam, Maulana Mufti Mahmood. A special ceremony to this effect was held in here yesterday. The postage stamp has been launched in recognition of invaluable …

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Rescued US-Canadian hostages leave Pakistan


NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Foreign hostages kidnapped five years ago by a terrorist group in Afghan-istan and recovered by the Pakistan Army in Kohat left the country by plane from here yesterday. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, did not specify where the family was headed. American Caitlan Coleman, …

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LHC bar revokes Rana Sanaullah’s membership


From Our Correspondent LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Bar Association has revoked the membership of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and imposed a ban on his entry at the bar premises. The decision has come after a statement made by the law minister favouring the religious minority ‘Ahmedis’ in …

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