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  • LAHORE: Activists of ‘Youth Forum For Kashmir’ chant slogans during a protest against the violation of human rights by Indian forces in the held Kashmir on the occasion of International Day of Human Rights outside Lahore Press Club here yesterday.

  • KARACHI: A protest rally of Difa-e-Pakistan Council passing from New M A Jinnah Road yesterday against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

7 killed in fog related accidents in Punjab

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: At least seven people lost their lives in various traffic accidents caused by dense fog and low visibility in different cities of Punjab. At least 20 vehicles collided near Sial Mor at Motorway killing one person and injuring 25 others. Two were killed and one sustained …

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Technocrat, National govt not acceptable: President SCBAP

From Our Correspondent Islamabad: The newly elected President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan (SCBAP) has said that any action to set up a farce and artificial technocrat or national government will not be acceptable. In a statement issued here yesterday he said the next few years ought …

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Nawaz Sharif meets leaders of coalition parties

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday held meeting with leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and coalition parties after appearance in accountability court over his plea seeking merger of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. During the meeting, key issues including country’s political situation, new delimitations and constitutional …

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NTDC teams off to China to devise anti-smog strategy

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Power Division Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari has sent a team of National Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC) experts to China to devise a strategy to tackle the increasing smog in the country. The team is to study the Beijing model of electricity …

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‘Imran, Zardari hurdles in way of fresh delimitation’

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry said Imran Khan and Asif Zardari are hurdles in way of government’s plan for legislation on fresh delimitation. “Imran Khan’s politics is powered by Musharraf’s vaccine whereas PPP is doing politics without Bhutto’s ideology… but we will continue to …

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Arms recovered in Darra Adam Khel

From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: Security forces during the ongoing Operation Raad-ul-Fasaad have recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition from a car in Darra Adam Khel. According to Inter Services Public Relations, three individuals were also apprehended. The weapons and ammunition includes SMGs, 30bore and 9 mm pistols, 12 bore …

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Nephew of Maulana Masood Azhar killed in IHK

SRINAGAR: A nephew of Maulana Masood Azhar was killed in a gun battle in Occupied Kashmir, AFP quoted Indian officials as saying yesterday. Three men including Talha Rasheed, a nephew of Maulana Azhar, and an Indian army soldier also died in the gun battle that took place in the southern …

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Punjab school timings changed due to smog

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: The Punjab government has announced change in school timings in Punjab due to smog. The government announced via a tweet that starting Wednesday schools in the province will open at 9 am and close at 2:30 pm till further notice. On Friday schools would be closed …

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IHC issues notices to respondents


APPOINTMENT OF GOVERNOR SBP  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) yesterday issued notices to Secretary Finance Division and Tariq Bajwa in a plea challenging his appointment as Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb also sought reply from the respondents within a month …

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