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Daral Khwar Hydropower Project completed

September 18, 2018 |

In Swat, Daral Khwar Hydropower Project has been completed and connected with the national grid.

It is generating 36.6 megawatt electricity.

A spokesman of Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization told our Peshawar correspondent that the project has been completed at a …

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Sarwar urges religious scholars to spread universal message of love in sermons

September 18, 2018 |

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has urged the religious scholars to spread the universal message of love, patience as well as the achievements of Islam in their sermons.

He was talking to a delegation of Ulema led by Hassan Kazmi, …

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Turkey calls for ceasefire in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province

September 17, 2018 |

Turkey has called for a ceasefire in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province protecting civilians.

Talking to reporters on a flight back from Azerbaijan, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for measures to target hardline militants in Idlib to avoid a humanitarian …

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4 killed as roof collapse in Orakzai district

September 16, 2018 |

Four people were killed and one other injured when roof of their house collapsed due to rain in Orakzai district today.

According to Orakzai Levies, those killed include a couple and their children.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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20 injured as Peshawar-bound train derails near Attock

September 16, 2018 |

Twenty passengers were injured after eight bogies of Peshawar-bound Khushhal Express derailed between Attock and Mianwali on Sunday morning.

Pakistan Railways spokesperson said Rail traffic was suspended after the incident took place between Sohan Bridge and Makhad Road railway stations.…

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United States: Five killed in storm Florence

September 15, 2018 |

In the United States, five people have been killed and thousands of others have been staying in emergency shelters due to storm Florence.

Weather forecasters have warned of the risk of life-threatening flash flooding in parts of North and South …

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US acting solo on Taliban peace talks: Russian envoy

September 15, 2018 |

Russia says the United States prefers to act solely in the Taliban reconciliation process and does not take into account the interests of Afghanistan's regional partners and neighbors.

In an interview with Turkish official news agency Anadolu, Russian presidential envoy …

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UNSC extends peacekeeping operations in Libya, Colombia

September 14, 2018 |

The United Nations Security Council has extended peacekeeping operations in Libya and Colombia by September next year.

The Security Council decided that peace mission in Libya should undertake a range of other tasks, including supporting key national institutions, monitoring and …

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Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar’s parole extended till Sept 17

September 14, 2018 |

Punjab Government has extended the already granted short parole of former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt. (R) Muhammad Safdar till Monday 4:00 pm for attending the funeral prayers of late Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.…

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Govt taking steps to provide basic necessities of life to masses: Farman

September 13, 2018 |

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman says the government is taking solid measures to provide basic necessities of life to the people.

Talking to different delegations of local government in Peshawar, he said the government is utilizing all out resources for …

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Separate desk set up at NAB HQs to receive, address business community’s problems

September 13, 2018 |

A separate desk has been set up at NAB Headquarters in Islamabad to receive and address complaints of the business community.

Complaints can be sent to the Director Chairman's Secretariat along with necessary documents.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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5th October last date for postal ballot of PS-111 by-elections

September 12, 2018 |

The Election Commission of Pakistan has fixed the last date for receipt of applications for postal ballot papers for Bye-election in constituency No. PS-111 Karachi South as 5th of next month.

According to ECP, the person in government service, armed …

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