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Senate stands with Pervaiz Rashid

Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani said that an inquiry of former information minister Pervaiz Rashid will go through the parliament. “Designations are temporary, the way he handled his responsibilities was exemplary and the upper house stands with him,” said Rabbani. “Judges are inquired under Article 209 and the personnel of the armed forces are also inquired under the departmental law, hence ...

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Pakistan to deport Afghan Mona Liza

Peshawar: Judge ordered on fridday the deportation of Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed “Afghan Girl” whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country’s wars, after finding her guilty of illegally obtaining a Pakistani identity card. Gula, now in her 40s, also was sentenced to 15 days in jail and fined 100,000 rupees. She had been living in ...

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None who cusses, disrespects others could be a leader

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says people of Pakistan would frustrate designs of those trying to block the wheel of development. He was addressing a public meeting at Narh in Kahuta tehsil this afternoon. The Prime Minister said PML (N) always pursued the politics of development and safeguarding national interests and it would continue to pursue this path vigorously. He said ...

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No to tobacco conference

  Pakistan will not attend a global tobacco control conference in India next week, Saira Afzal Tarar said on Friday, the latest fallout of strained diplomatic ties between the nuclear-armed neighbours. India is hosting the biennial conference of the only global treaty aimed at deterring tobacco use, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Delegates from about 180 nations ...

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8 Indian Diplomats Involved In Subversive Activities

The foreign office has revealed that eight indian diplomats and staff belonging to the Indian intelligence agencies raw and intelligence bureau have been found involved in subversive activities in pakistan under the garb of diplomatic assignments. This was stated by foreign office spokesman nafees zakaria at a weekly news briefing in Islamabad. He said these include raw’s operatives rajesh kumar ...

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Single judge bench to probe into Panama Papers

Declaring maintainable all petitions pertaining to Panama charges, Supreme Court said Thursday a single member bench comprising a sitting judge of the Supreme Court will be constituted for investigation into Panama Papers. Hearing petitions over corruption charges leveled in Panama Papers, Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali said that the commission will have all the powers of the apex ...

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Gandapur and Naeem ul haq fighting and abusing each other

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Karachi: Train collides, 20 killed, 60 injured

Karachi – At least 20 people were killed and 60 injured when two passenger trains collided Thursday morning near Karachi’s Landhi Railway Station. The collision occurred between Zakaria Express and Fareed Express. Initial reports revealed that both trains arrived in Karachi from Punjab. Footage showed rescue officials working around crumpled and overturned bogies in the darkness. Chatta said several trapped passengers had to ...

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Resign for fair probe into Panama

Opposition leader Imran Khan said on Wednesday that he expected a Supreme Court corruption investigation to topple Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and repeated his calls for Sharif to resign immediately. “Hopefully within this month … we will see the end of the dark night of the Sharifs,” the former cricketer told tens of thousands of supporters. “My anger is against ...

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No Bail for Sharbat Gula

Court on Wednesday denied bail to Sharbat Gula, who was arrested for illegally living in Pakistan and is best known as the green-eyed Afghan girl who posed for a National Geographic magazine photograph 30 years ago. Gula, now in her 40s, became a symbol of her country’s internecine wars when her photo as a young girl with haunted eyes appeared ...

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