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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.

Gulalai’s disqualification case judgment on Oct 24

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan will announce judgment on Octo 24 in a petition filed by PTI Chief Imran seeking disqualification of MNA Ayesha Gulalai . Five members bench of ECP, reserved judgment on previous hearing on above mentioned reference. Gulalai had alleged Imran of sending wrong …

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JJVL reference hearing on Oct 28

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DR ASIM’S EXEMPTION APPLICATION GRANTED By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Accountability Court IV yesterday accepted the leave application of Dr Asim Hussain in NAB reference No.19/2016 of JJVL (Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited) case. Former petroleum minister Dr Asim in his capacity as the Chairman Sindh Higher Education Commission has gone …

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Journalist Zeenat Shehzadi recovered after two years

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LAHORE: Woman journalist Zeenat Shehzadi, who was abducted from Lahore more than two years ago has been recovered, officials say. Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is heading the Commission for Missing Persons, confirmed Shehzadi’s recovery to BBC Urdu. The Lahore-based reporter was recovered from Pak-Afghan border on Wednesday night, he …

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G7, tech giants agree on plan to block jihadist content online

ISCHIA: G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter yesterday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet. “These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom,” Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said after a two-day meeting …

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Pak Army takes gold in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol

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LONDON: The Pakistan Army has won a gold medal for the fourth time in an annual international military patrolling event called Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in the United Kingdom. Pakistan army teams previously won the gold medals in 2010, 2015, and 2016 in the contest where leadership, self-discipline, courage, physical …

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Farhatullah Babar resigns from defence committee

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From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: PPP’s Senator Farhatullah Babar resigned from the Senate’s Standing Committee on Defence yesterday.He refused to comment on the reasons for his resignation but raised questions over parliamentarians visiting the General Headquarters (GHQ). When the GHQ was asked to produce documents by the parliament, it was informed …

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Taj Mahal built on stolen land: BJP leader

NEW DELHI: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader claims to have access to documents that suggest the property where Taj Mahal was built was stolen by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan from kings of Jaipur. “There is evidence on record that Shah Jahan forced the Raja-Maharajas of Jaipur to sell the land …

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