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King Salman meets heads of diplomatic groups accredited to Saudi Arabia

May 13, 2019 |

Jeddah Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman met at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Monday with the heads of diplomatic groups accredited to the Kingdom in the presence of Dean of Diplomatic Corps and Ambassador of Djibouti to …

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Buzdar orders effective monitoring of daily use items’ prices in open market, Ramadan Bazaars

May 12, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has ordered effective monitoring of daily use items' prices in open market as well along Ramadan Bazaars.

In a statement in Lahore on Sunday, he directed regular checking of prices and their availability at …

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Provincial Govt to allocate more funds for fisheries department: CM Balochistan

May 11, 2019 |

Balochistan Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has said provincial government will allocate more funds for fisheries department.

Presiding over a meeting in Quetta, he said that the fisheries department can also contribute a lot to the financial resources of …

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Arshad Hussain Shah takes oath as Chief Judge of GB Supreme Appellate Court

May 8, 2019 |

The oath taking ceremony of newly appointed Chief Judge of Supreme Appellate Court GilgitBaltistan Justice Syed Arshad Hussain Shah was held in Islamabad.

Governor Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon administered the oath.

He was appointed Chief Judge after the retirement of …

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Pakistan’s ‘Tyrion Lannister’ Longs to Fight in Battle of Winterfell

April 29, 2019 |

RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN As the north prepared for the battle of Winterfell, people in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi were surprised to see Tyrion Lannister serving flatbread at a local restaurant.

Waiter Rozi Khan has taken social media in his homeland …

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World Free of Malaria, HIV, Cancer Possible with Vaccines

April 26, 2019 |

WASHINGTON This year, during World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization launched the world's first malaria vaccine. Scientists are also testing a vaccine for HIV, and they are working on vaccines against cancer.

Vaccines are one of the greatest inventions …

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Scaremongering Video Undermines Anti-Polio Drive in Pakistan

April 23, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Police in northwestern Pakistan have detained a man and are hunting down his suspected associates for spreading unfounded rumors through fake social media videos that a polio vaccine led to fainting and vomiting.

The detainee, Nazar Muhammad, who teaches …

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Pakistani Forces Kill Five Terrorists in Peshawar

April 16, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Officials in Pakistan announced Tuesday counterterrorism forces have killed five militants in a 17 hour long gun battle in an upscale locality in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

The clashes erupted on Monday evening after security forces, acting on …

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Kazakh President Tokayev begins state visit to Uzbekistan

April 15, 2019 |

Tashkent President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrived in Tashkent on Sunday evening on an official two-day visit to Uzbekistan.

Upon arrival at the Tashkent International Airport, President Tokayev was greeted by Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov and Mayor of Tashkent …

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Malaysia Pulls About-Face Ahead of China’s Belt and Road Forum

April 12, 2019 |

BEIJING In a twist, China has announced that it has persuaded Malaysia to resume a canceled rail project worth $10.7 billion. The sudden about-face by Kuala Lumpur, which had earlier rejected the Chinese-funded project, will be a big boost for …

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Indians Head to Polls with PM Modi the Front-Runner

April 10, 2019 |

NEW DELHI Tens of millions of Indians will begin queuing Thursday to cast their ballots in the first phase of a mammoth general election at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen as the front-runner, campaigning on his national security …

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Living the Dream: Young Pakistani Wins Over Family to Let Her Sing

April 9, 2019 |

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN Twenty-year-old Sana Tajik managed to convince her parents to allow her to follow her childhood dreams and become a singer, but she realizes the dangers of being a woman, let alone a woman entertainer, in tribal northwest Pakistan.…

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