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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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Alauddin Marri takes oath as Caretaker CM Balochistan

June 8, 2018 |

Caretaker Balochistan Chief Minister Alauddin Marri has taken oath of office in Quetta on Friday evening.

Governor Balochistan Mehmood Khan Achakzai administered oath to the caretaker Chief Minister.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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AJK DWP approves 21 projects

June 7, 2018 |

The AJK Development Working Party at its meeting in Muzaffarabad on Thursday, approved 21 projects costing over three and half billion rupees.

Additional Chief Secretary, Development Dr. Syed Asif Hussain presided over the meeting.

These projects are relating to Industries, …

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Pakistani Coalition Vows to Impose Sharia if Elected

June 7, 2018 |

The leadership of a coalition of five religious-turned-political parties known as Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) has vowed to implement Islamic law if they are elected in Pakistan's general elections July 25.

Earlier this week, the heads of the Islamist-led political formation …

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Youm-e-Ali being observed

June 6, 2018 |

Youm-e-Ali, the martyrdom day of Hazrat Ali (R.A.) observed with due solemnity in Karachi as elsewhere in the country on Wednesday.

In this connection, main procession of the day will be taken out from Nishtar Park in Karachi which, after …

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TEVTA provides interest free loans to students: Chairman

June 6, 2018 |

The Chairman of the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that TEVTA has provided interest free loans to its 21000 pass outs students to achieve its target of 100 percent employment for its graduates.

Addressing …

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