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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.

PAC stresses for taking concrete steps to control shortage of water

ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in its meeting held here yesterday stressed upon the authorities concerned for taking concrete measures on emergency basis to control the shortage of water in the country. The committee also directed the Federal Secretary Ministry of Water Resources, Shumail Ahmad Khawaja to present a …

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3 labourers killed in Balochistan


QUETTA: Three labourers were killed and another injured when suspected militants opened fire on them in Balochistan’s Harnai district yesterday evening, Levies officials said. According to details, a group of labourers was repairing a railway track in Naks area of Harnai district when they were targeted by the miscreants. The …

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Indo-Pak peace activist Raza Khan goes missing from Lahore


LAHORE: Peace and civil society activist Raza Khan was allegedly abducted by an unidentified man and has been missing for two days from his residence in Lahore, claims his brother. Hamid Nasir Mehmood, the activist’s brother, has filed an application in Lahore’s Naseerabad Police Station, asking the law enforcers to …

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‘Sit-in’s agreement made somewhere else’

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Captain (retd) Safdar said yesterday that the agreement between the government and a religious group taking out a protest sit-in in the capital was made ‘somewhere else’. Speaking with journalists after his hearing at the accountability court, Safdar, who is also the …

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IMDCs appreciate PM&DC’s house job regulations

From Wasim Kambo ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Councils has received an over whelmed recognition  for implementing new regulations regarding house job and internship in hospitals. The Irish Medical Council Ireland and General Medical Council U.K has appreciated the new implemented house job regulation in Pakistan by Pakistan Medical …

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Pakistan not to accept any Indian security role

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khurram Dastagir has said that the focus of Pakistan’s relations with the United States will be on rebuilding trust between the two countries. In an interview, he said Pakistan will not accept any security role of India in the region. The Minister said effective policing on …

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‘Facilitators’ of DIG Hamid suicide attack held

QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti claimed to have arrested two suspected facilitators of the suicide attack that martyred DIG Telecommunications Hamid Shakeel Sabir and two of his colleagues in Quetta last month. Addressing a press conference, flanked by police and Frothier Constabulary (FC) officials in the provincial capital …

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