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  • Karachi: President Mamnoon Hussain addressing the 1st Convocation of Jinnah Sindh Medical University here yesterday.

‘Democracy should continue, corruption be eliminated’


LAHORE: Veteran leaders from country’s major political parties seemed to have reached a tenous agreement on some key policy points after a heated and bitter debate at an All Party Conference (APC) organised by the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) here yesterday. Addressing the conference, PML-N leader Khawaja Saad …

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Will make Zardari, henchmen accountable: Imran


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan yesterday criticized PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his close aides saying  that PTI with the support of people of Sindh would decide the fate of “Zardari and his men “ during his visit to Karachi next week. “The Peoples …

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Dr Qadri demands formation of JIT


MODEL TOWN TRAGEDY  From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri yesterday demanded formation of a joint investigation team (JIT), similar to the one constituted in the Panama case. The PAT chief stated this while addressing a joint presser alongside Pak Sarzameen Party leader Mustafa Kamal here. …

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Indian paramilitary soldier kills 4 colleagues

NC Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: An Indian paramilitary soldier yesterday opened fire at his colleagues after a scuffle in Bijapur district’s Basaguda in restive Chhattisgarh state, local media reported. Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan personnel were injured in the firing, out of which four succumbed to injuries whereas, one …

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Govt blocks 937 URLS, 98.3m SIMs under NAP

ISLAMABAD: Taking steps to prevent the use of internet and social media for terrorist activities, the Ministry of Information has blocked 937 URLS and 10 websites run by banned organisations, it was learnt yesterday. These and other statistics were revealed in an interior ministry document on the progress of the …

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Ex-SECP chairman moves IHC for quashment of record tampering case

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Former Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar Hijazi yesterday approached the Islamabad High Court seeking quashment of a case related to tampering with the record of the Sharif family’s Chaudhry Sugar Mills. Hijazi through his counsel petitioned the high court, arguing that the …

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PN ship participates in bilateral exercise

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship SAIF (FFG-253) participated in 5th PN-PLA(N) Bilateral Exercise held at Shanghai, China . Upon arrival, the ship was received at sea by Chinese Navy (PLA (N)) Frigate JINGZHOU off port Wusong, Shanghai. An impressive welcoming ceremony was held in which senior officials of Shanghai Naval Base …

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Sindh Govt announces winter vacation

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Sindh government on Saturday announced 10-day winter vacation for all public and private educational institutions including schools in the province. According to an order issued by the Sinh government, the winter vacation for students would be observed from December 22 to December 31. The last …

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Indian police seals Gilani’s residence

SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have sealed the Hyderpora residence of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, in Srinagar to prevent holding of a seminar today. The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik, had announced to hold the seminar …

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