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Fire engulfs multi-storey building in Karachi

October 1, 2018 |

Fire engulfed a multi-storey building at I.I.Cahndrigarh road in Karachi on Monday morning.

Fire tenders of Pakistan Navy are also helping the fire fighters to extinguish the fire.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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At least 21 suspected IS militants killed in Afghan drone strikes

October 1, 2018 |

In Afghanistan, at least twenty-one militants have been killed as a result of a drone strike in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province.

According to Military spokesman, coalition forces struck Daesh hideouts in Wazir Tangi area while several weapons, ammunition and …

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At least 21 suspected IS militants killed in Afghan drone strikes

October 1, 2018 |

In Afghanistan, at least twenty-one militants have been killed as a result of a drone strike in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province.

According to Military spokesman, coalition forces struck Daesh hideouts in Wazir Tangi area while several weapons, ammunition and …

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Asian Junior Squash: 4 Pak players reach semifinals of different categories

September 28, 2018 |

In Asian Junior Squash Championship in India, four Pakistani players have reached the semifinals of different categories.

In the Under-19 category quarterfinal, Pakistan's Abbas Zebb defeated Indian Utkarsh Baheti by 11-8,11-1,11-6 while Pakistani Haris Qasim outplayed Indian Prithvi Singh by …

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S-300 missiles to push Israel to reconsider before striking Syria: Mekdad

September 26, 2018 |

Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad says the arrival of Russia's S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile system will push Israel to reconsider before striking Syria again.

Talking to media in Damascus, he said S-300 missile system would be used only if …

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World Bank report urges Israel to lift blockade of Gaza

September 25, 2018 |

A World Bank report released today says the economy in the Gaza Strip is collapsing mainly due to the eleven year blockade on the coastal enclave in addition to cuts in donor aid.

The report says the economy shrunk by …

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WAPDA completes Golen Gol-Timergara transmission line

September 24, 2018 |

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has succeeded in completing the most difficult transmission line from Golen Gol, Chitral to Timergara for evacuation of power generated by Golen Gol Hydropower Project to the national grid.

Talking to media, WAPDA …

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CM KP directs for effective measures to maintain peace, harmony during Muharam

September 18, 2018 |

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan has directed for taking effective measures to maintain peaceful atmosphere and harmony during Muharam ul Haram.

Talking to Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police Salahuddin Khan Mehsud and Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baloch in …

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Anti encroachment drive in Islamabad continuing across board: Shehryar

September 14, 2018 |

Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi has said anti encroachment drive in Islamabad is continuing across the board.

Talking to media in Islamabad today, he said 33,000 kanals of land worth billions of rupees have been recovered at Kural …

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Jailed Pakistani Ex-Prime Minister Sharif Released For Wife’s Funeral

September 12, 2018 |

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law have been temporarily released on parole for the funeral of Sharif's wife, reports said.

They were released on September 12 for 12 hours, according to Pakistan's prison rules, but …

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Afghanistan needs more support to tackle challenges: UN

September 11, 2018 |

Afghanistan needs more support than ever to tackle its challenges.

This was stated by United Nations humanitarian affairs chief, Mark Lowcock and UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi while speaking to the press in Geneva ahead of a major …

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People of Charsadda stages protest demos against unscheduled load-shedding

September 10, 2018 |

The people of Charsadda on Monday staged a protest demonstration against unscheduled load-shedding.

The protestors blocked Ghani Khan Road, Charsadda for all sorts of traffic.

They demanded the federal government to take action against those responsible for unscheduled load-shedding in …

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