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Punjab police to play impartial, non-political role in elections: Askari

June 16, 2018 |

Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Dr Hassan Askari has said administration and police in Punjab will play impartial and non-political role in elections.

Speaking at a meeting with Punjab Chief Secretary Akbar Durrani and Inspector General Punjab Kaleem Imam in Lahore …

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Thousands in Indian Kashmir Pay Tribute to Murdered Journalist

June 15, 2018 |

In Indian Kashmir, thousands turned out to pay tribute at the funeral of a prominent journalist who was gunned down in the capital Srinagar, by unknown assailants. The killing of Shujaat Bukhari sent shock waves through the violence-scarred region where …

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Pakistan’s Anam Amin enters to top five in T20 rankings

June 14, 2018 |

According to International Cricket Council Women's T20 Rankings for bowlers Pakistan's Anam Amin entered into the top five.

The left-arm spinner, Amin rose a remarkable 13 places to be fifth. The rankings came after her performance in the Women's T20 …

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Compensation cheques distributed among affectees of SWA

June 14, 2018 |

Compensation cheques were given to four hundred and thirty people of South Waziristan Agency in Tank on Thursday.

Brigadier Muhammad Abbas and Deputy Commissioner South Waziristan Sohail Khan gave away cheques of fifteen point eight four million rupees to the …

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Security posts on main roads in South Waziristan abolished

June 13, 2018 |

Security posts on main roads in five tehsils of South Waziristan have been abolished.

According to details, these tehsils include Ladha, Makeen, Sarwakai, Sararogha and Barmel.

The move has been taken as law and order situation has improved in these …

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Ireland to hold referendum on blasphemy laws

June 13, 2018 |

The Republic of Ireland will hold a referendum on whether to change its laws against blasphemy.

It is expected that the vote will be held on the same day as the Presidential election, which is likely to take place in …

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Peaceful, fair elections prime responsibility of caretaker govt: Allauddin Marri

June 12, 2018 |

Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Allauddin Marri has said that holding of peaceful, fair and transparent elections is the prime responsibility of caretaker government and this responsibility would be fulfilled with honesty.

He was talking to newly appointed members of …

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Govt improving healthcare facilities across province: Caretaker CM KP

June 12, 2018 |

Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (Retd) Dost Muhammad Khan says the government is improving healthcare facilities across the province.

Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar today (Tuesday), he said a comprehensive plan should be evolved to meet the challenges …

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Karachi motorway police to take action against high bus fares on Eid

June 11, 2018 |

Motorway Police in Sindh has decided to take action against the intercity bus transporters receiving higher fares on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.

According to the Spokesman of Motorway police action against the profiteers has started from today.

He said that …

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Mobile phone service restored in Wana, South Waziristan

June 11, 2018 |

Mobile phone service has been restored today in Wana tehsil of South Waziristan district.

Assistant Commissioner Wana Kamran Khattak inaugurated the service in a ceremony.

Mobile phone service was suspended in South Waziristan in 2009 when Pak Army launched military …

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Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018; highest in 7 year conflict

June 11, 2018 |

The United Nations says more than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of the current year which is the highest level in the seven-year conflict.

The UN regional humanitarian coordinator for Syria Panos Moumtzis told …

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Can Afghan Armistice Open Door for Peace Talks?

June 10, 2018 |

Hopes for direct peace talks are high in Afghanistan after the Taliban agreed to a unilateral cease-fire from the Afghan government.

A former high-ranking Taliban official said the temporary peace deal could be extended and efforts for direct peace talks …

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