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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.

Any Indian adventurism will meet befitting response: Lodhi

UNITED NATIONS: A top Pakistani diplomat at the United Nations sternly warned India against its repeated threats to carry out “surgical strikes” across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region, saying Pakistan would effectively respond to any Indian aggression. “All I can say to them is: do …

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Court rejects Gazeen Marri’s production order plea

From Our Correspondent QUETTA: A district and sessions court in Quetta has rejected an application filed by Gazeen Marri, the son of late Baloch politician Nawab Khair Bakhsh Marri, seeking a production order ahead of a bail before arrest hearing related to the murder case of Justice Nawaz Marri. Advocate …

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Election bill in clash with Constitution: Latif Khosa

NC Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Latif Khosa has said one clause of the Election Bill 2017, that allows an individual disqualified to be member of the parliament or to hold office of a political party, was clearly in clash with the Constitution of Pakistan. “If a …

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Afghan nationals registration resumes

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The National Database Registration Authority resumed the process of registration of Afghan nationals in KPK yesterday. The process of registration was temporarily suspended on the occasion of Ashoora-e-Muharram. Overall 100,000 Afghan refugees who have been living in Pakistan without Proof of Registration cards have been registered …

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Centre snubs Sindh’s demand

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PROVISION OF CENSUS DETAILS  By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), a federal entity, has turned down the Sindh government’s demand for the provision of details about the census results, which the province believes are inaccurate. The demand was turned down by PBS Chief Statistician Asif Bajwa …

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PTI divided over alliance with MQM-P

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By S R Khan KARACHI: The differences within the party cadre of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have been reported over the alliance with MQM-P in order to elect joint opposition leader in National Assembly, it was learnt here yesterday. The well-informed sources in the party disclosed that the Karachi based leaders …

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Saudi court acquits 13 accused in Makkah crane crash case

NC Monitoring Desk RIYADH: A penal court in Makkah has acquitted all 13 people charged with negligence in the 2015 crane crash incident which had resulted in deaths of at least 109 people, the Saudi Gazette reported. “The court said that they are not criminally responsible for the incident, “Saudi …

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11 dead in Damascus bomb attack

DAMASCUS: A double suicide bomb attack hit a police station in Syria’s capital Damascus yesterday, state media said, with a monitor saying at least 11 people were killed. Damascus has been largely insulated from the worst of the violence during the country’s brutal six-year war, but several bomb attacks have …

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