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  • KARACHI: Federal Minister for Interior & Narcotics Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan unveiling the plaque to inaugurate the NADRA Mega Centre at North Nazimabad here yesterday.

  • ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony, Sardar Muhammad performing the balloting for the Hajj-2017.

  • PESHAWAR: Traffic warden presenting a glass of juice as part of new initiative by KPK Traffic Police for general public.

Prolonged power cuts annoy PM

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FOURTH MEETING OF ENERGY PANEL HELD  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed displeasure over prolonged load-shedding in the country and said responsibility must be fixed for inadequate planning in power management. “Anticipated planning has not been exercised by relevant ministries and their organizations, for which …

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Foreign tourists barred from visiting GB without NOC

From Our Correspondent GILGIT: The Interior Ministry has imposed a ban on visits of foreign tourists to Gilgit-Baltistan without obtaining a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the ministry in Islamabad. A letter recently sent by the ministry to the Gilgit-Baltistan government says that it has been reported that foreigners are frequently …

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PML-N threatens Imran of lawsuit over bribery allegation

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From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Punjab Government spokesperson Malik Ahmed Khan on Thursday warned Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan with a lawsuit, giving him three days to reveal the identity of the person who allegedly offered Khan a Rs10 billion bribe to keep mum on the Panama papers scandal. In …

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Child maid Tayyaba’s parents decline to pursue case in court

From Our Correspondent LAHORE; The parents of Tayyaba, a 10-year-old child maid allegedly tortured by her employers, told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday that they do not wish to pursue the case against Additional District and Sessions Judge Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife. A three-judge bench …

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IHC reinstates Rawalpindi Mayor

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) restored yesterday the Rawalpindi Mayor Sardar Naseem hereby overturning the earlier verdict of Election Commission of Pakistan, reported Dunya News. It is pertinent here to mention that a five-member bench of ECP disqualified Sardar Naseem on Wednesday for violating election regulations …

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Pindi Metro bus claims life of medical student

From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: A 19-year-old girl who fell off the front windscreen of metro bus and was run over in Rawalpindi yesterday succumbed to injuries. The incident took place when bus driver suddenly applied emergency brake due to construction on metro bus track at Rehmanabad Station. As a result, teenage …

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India’s nefarious designs, ‘un-veiled’ says FO

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CONFESSIONS BY TTP’S EHSAN, INDIAN SPY JADHAV  ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria yesterday said revelations made in the confessional statements of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and former Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan have “unveiled India’s nefarious designs” in Pakistan. “The confessions have proven that India has been involved …

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Dar reviews progress of national census

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar yesterday chaired a briefing on the second phase of Population & Housing Census – 2017. Chief Statistician, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) apprised the meeting that second phase of the census which commenced on 25thApril would cover 88 districts throughout the country and …

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Disclose name if true in stance

DANIYAL AZIZ ASKS IMRAN  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: PMLN leader Daniyal Aziz has said if Imran Khan is true in his claim then he should name the person who has made him offer of Rs 10 billion. “ All the allegations leveled by Imran Khan against Sharif family have proved …

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