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  • ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Commodore Nawaf Saeed Ahmad Almalki called on President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadr here yesterday.

  • HYDERABAD: Chairman Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto addressing to the participants of Shaheed Benazi Bhutto Cardiac Care Hospital’s inauguration ceremony, held in Tando Muhammad Khan yesterday.

Sherry voices strong opposition to proposed PPMRA Ordinance

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Vice-President PPPP, Senator Sherry Rehman voiced her strong opposition against the draft Pakistan Print Media Regulatory Authority (PPMRA) Ordinance which threatens to roll back hard won press freedom in Pakistan. During the last PPP government’s term Rehman said, “We repealed this kind of black press law …

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Pakistan has only half a million citizens with disabilities

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be a highly unrealistic figure, there are fewer than one million people with disabilities in Pakistan, according to provisional results of the sixth population census. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics’ interim head Asif Bajwa appealed to all political …

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18th last date to submit funding details

ECP WARNS PTI   From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) gave the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) until September 18 to submit details of its funding.  The ECP warned the party that it would take as fact the petitions submitted against it in case the PTI fails to submit funding …

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Iran, Pakistan agree to strengthen shared borders


NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Iran and Pakistan have strengthened border security following the recent talks between the two countries in the past two months. Concerning the measures taken by Pakistan’s authorities to improve eastern borders’ security,Iranian Border Guard Commander General Ghasem Rezaei has said “we have some security issues on our …

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Ahsan Iqbal for promoting knowledge-based education


From Our Correspondent SIALKOT: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has stressed the need for promoting knowledge-based education and personality building of students. He said this while addressing participants of the annual prize distribution ceremony at the University of Gujrat (UoG), Narowal Campus yesterday. Iqbal said the PML-N government was spreading light …

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Fata MPs threaten sit-in

NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF REFORMS From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) parliamentarians have once again threatened that they would not allow to run the affairs of parliament and other main institutions if the federal government failed to fully implement the proposed Fata reforms. “Fata parliamentarians with ANP lawmakers would …

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The Citizen’s Foundation wins UNESCO’s prize for literacy


NC Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The “Aagahi Literacy Programme for Women and Out of School Girls” has won UNESCO’s Confucius Prize for Literacy-2017. The award ceremony was witnessed by diplomats, UNESCO delegates, Members of the French civil society and media persons in large number. Citizen Foundation of Pakistan received the award …

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City School’s annual academic moot held

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The City School successfully completed its annual academic moot. With over two hundred teachers, school heads and management participating, the event  was set to re-engineer the learning and development process of playgroup to class 2. Held at  their campus in Defence Society here, the academic moot focused …

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PTI seeks PML-Q support in NA-120

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: A delegation of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) yesterday held meeting with Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi to seek support for the upcoming by-election in NA-120 constituency in Lahore. On the occasion, the PML-Q leadership tabled numerous complains, alleging the PTI of snatching its …

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