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AC declares Dar as ‘fugitive’


ISLAMABAD: The accountability court today declared Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as deserter and rejected the minister’s petition in which he pursued to get immunity from hearing of assets reference case that was highly disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to details, the court has further issued directives to …

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PM, COAS to visit S.Arabia today


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will embark on an important visit to Saudi Arabia today. Sources revealed that PM Abbasi and Army Chief are expected to hold several meetings with Saudi leaders including the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The arrangements for …

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Session of JCC on CPEC starts in Islamabad


ISLAMABAD: The seventh ministerial level meeting of Joint Cooperation Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has started in Islamabad today. Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal is presiding the meeting. The spokesperson of ministry of Planning Asim Khan said that joint working groups on Industrial Cooperation, Gwadar, Transport Infrastructure, energy and security …

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SC takes suo motu notice of Faizabad sit-in


From our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court today took suo motu notice of the continuing demonstrations that has completely paralyzed the capital. Sources revealed that Justice Qazi Faez Isa took the notice of the long-drawn-out sit-in while hearing a case after which the judge directed the defence and interior secretaries …

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Trump declares N.Korea ‘sponsor of terror’


WASHINGTON: President Trump has announced that the US is re-designating North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, nine years after it was removed from the list. In a cabinet meeting, he said the move would trigger “very large” additional sanctions to be announced today. But Secretary of State Rex Tillerson …

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23rd Nov new deadline to end sit-in: Ahsan Iqbal


ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal today announced an extension granted by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the deadline for the eviction of a religious parties’ sit-in from Islamabad’s Faizabad Interchange. Daily life in the capital has been disrupted for nearly two weeks by protesters belonging to religious parties, including …

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