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US welcomes KSA’s pledge of $100m for Syria

August 17, 2018 |

WASHINGTON: The United States has welcomed Saudi Arabia's contribution of $100 million to help stabilize parts of Syria no longer held by Daesh, which comes as the Trump administration looks to cut back on foreign aid.

This significant contribution is …

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US names Brian Hook as special representative for Iran

August 17, 2018 |

The United States has named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as special representative for Iran.

Talking to media, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Hook will lead a newly established "Iran Action Group" to coordinate the State Department's pressure …

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ECP declares Abdul Razaq Rahmoo as winning candidate from PS-54

August 16, 2018 |

Election Commission Sindh has declared Grand Democratic Alliance's Abdul Razaq Rahmoo as winning candidate from PS-54 Tharparkar.

A notification to this effect was issued today.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Money laundering case: Court extends Faryal’s interim bail till Sep 4

August 16, 2018 |

PPP leader and MNA Faryal Talpur today appeared before the banking court in Karachi in a case involving money laundering worth twenty four billion rupees through fake accounts.

The court extended her interim bail till 4th of next month while …

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Process of airlifting intending pilgrims from Peshawar to KSA completed

August 15, 2018 |

The process of airlifting intending pilgrims from Peshawar to Saudi Arabia was completed Wednesday evening.

According to a spokesman of Hajj Directorate Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a total of thirty-one thousand intending pilgrims were airlifted from Bacha Khan International Airport to the …

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PTI’s MPA Ghulam Abbas dies of Cardiac arrest

August 15, 2018 |

Newly elected Member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from Punjab Assembly, Ghulam Abbas Khaki died of cardiac arrest in Islamabad on Wednesday.

He had won the seat from provincial assembly constituency, PP-222 Jalalpur Pirwala by defeating Mehdi Abbas Langah of PML-N.

Source: …

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Isphanyar donates Rs2.1m to SC Diamer Basha, Mohmand Dams Fund

August 15, 2018 |

Chief Executive, Murree Brewery, Isphanyar Bhandara, called on Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar in Islamabad today (Wednesday).

He presented a cheque of 2.1 million rupees as donation to Supreme Court of Pakistan's Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams Fund.…

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US should treat Chinese investors objectively, fairly

August 14, 2018 |

China hopes the United States will treat Chinese investors objectively and fairly, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday, as it plans to closely monitor the impact of a U.S. foreign investment act on Chinese companies.

A spokesperson for the …

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Moscow to discuss its newest strategic weapons with US

August 14, 2018 |

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday Moscow was ready to discuss its newest strategic weapons with the United States even though they were not part of the INF arms control treaty, Russian state news agency RIA reported.…

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Waseela-e-Taleem Program begins in Umerkot, Tharparkar

August 13, 2018 |

A Waseela-e-Taleem Program has been started in Umerkot and Tharparkar districts.

The program will be run under Benazir Income Support Program.

Under this program needy and deserving students will be given stipend by the government.

Eighty percent attendance of students …

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Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei bans direct talks with US

August 13, 2018 |

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has banned holding any direct talks with the United States.

According to state TV, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei rejected an offer last month by U.S. President Donald Trump for talks with no preconditions with Tehran.…

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Govt applying all resources to provide clean water to people of Cholistan: Tanveer

August 10, 2018 |

Punjab caretaker Minister for food, Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan has said that government is applying all its resources for the preservation of Cholistan's civilization and to provide clean drinking water to people of Cholistan.

Talking to our Bahawalpur Correspondent, he …

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