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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.

Nawaz expected back in 3-4 weeks

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to return to Pakistan, following his open-heart surgery in London, before the end of Ramazan, said Maryam Nawaz while talking to a local newspaper. Maryam stated the premier is doing very well and he talked with her for a short …

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MQM ceases Zulfiqar Haider’s membership

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Coordination Committee of Muttahida Quami Movement has expelled out Syed Zulfiqar Haider for anti-party activities and harming the cause. In a statement issued from London Secretariat, the Coordination Committee said that Zulfiqar Haider had involved in criminal activities despite various warning and notices from the …

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Qandeel Baloch to appear in Bigg Boss 10?

NC Monitoring Desk Rumour has it that the social media sensation Qandeel Baloch is packing up and heading to the Big Boss 10 house. Pakistan’s drama queen has taken to Facebook to announce that she’ll be starring in India’s most-watched reality TV show, Big Boss. The next season of the …

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Deadlock over ToRs detrimental for govt: Khursheed

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader Khursheed Shah has said that deadlock over the Terms of References (ToRs) regarding Panama Leaks was not in favour of the government. While talking to media  yesterday, he reiterated that matter of Panama Leaks should be investigated. The PPP leader said that opposition did …

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ECP seeks Capt Safdar’s reply by 15th in asset case

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law, Capt (retd) Mohammad Safdar, to file reply in a case pertaining to his assets. Capt Safdar, who is member National Assembly, was summoned by the ECP yesterday at its headquarters in Islamabad to …

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39 more cities added to passport delivery service

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: As part of its ongoing efforts to provide value added services and turnkey solutions to consumers and clients; TCS has expanded the reach of its Machine Readable Passport (MRP) Home Delivery Service from the initial 14 districts and added another 39 districts to its MRP delivery …

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India releases five Pak prisoners

LAHORE: The Indian government yesterday released five Pakistani prisoners. The Indian authorities handed over the prisoners to Rangers officials at Wahga Border. The prisoners were arrested for different charges, including expiry of visa, the sources added. –Agencies

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Six al-Qaeda militants killed in Layyah

Layyah: The Punjab Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has claimed to have killed six terrorists linked to al-Qaeda during a shootout in Layyah. The CTD police also recovered arms and a huge cache of ammunition from their possession. On a tip off, the CTD team raided a hideout in Tehsil Chobara …

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President calls for increase in budget for research, development

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has called for increase in budget for research and development saying as compared to developed world, our budget allocation for science and technology is mere 2.4 percent. Addressing the 15th session of Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) General Assembly in Islamabad …

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