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Plantation drive ‘Plant for Pakistan Day’ to begin on Sunday

August 30, 2018 |

All arrangements have been finalized to hold plantation drive 'Plant for Pakistan Day' on Sunday, during which 1.5 million saplings will be planted all over the country.

Briefing media in Islamabad, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik …

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Asian Games: Pakistan men’s Hockey beat Kazakhstan by 16-0

August 24, 2018 |

In Asian Games, Pakistan beat Kazakhstan by 16-0 in preliminary round Hockey match today.

It was Pakistan's third consecutive win in the games.

Earlier, Pakistan had defeated Thailand and Oman.

Pakistan will take on Malaysia in the next match on …

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Asian Games: Pakistan to face Kazakhstan in Men’s Hockey match

August 24, 2018 |

In the Men's Hockey event of 18th edition Asian Games 2018, Pakistan will take on Kazakhstan, today, in Indonesia.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Amin Aslam pledges to cope with climate change challenges

August 20, 2018 |

Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam has pledged to boost Pakistan's climate vulnerability by increasing the country's tree cover, water conservation and storage, and climate-resilient food security measures.

Chairing a briefing at the Ministry in Islamabad …

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PM forms body to suggest use of governor, state guest houses

August 20, 2018 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan formed a committee comprising architects and experts to suggest the best possible use of historical buildings of governor houses and state guest houses as part of government's austerity drive.

The first meeting of the committee would …

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India Floods: 164 dead, thousands stranded amid landslides in Kerala

August 17, 2018 |

In India, the death toll in recent flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains in Kerala state has risen to 164.

According to a disaster management official, the floods have also displaced more than 200,000 people.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Terror bid foiled in Mohmand

August 16, 2018 |

Levies force has foiled an attempt of terrorism and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Pandyali area of district Mohmand.

The arms include explosives, detonators, fuses and four mortar shells.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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NAB court awards 4-year imprisonment to Shahani, Solangi in corruption case

August 16, 2018 |

NAB Court Hyderabad has awarded four years imprisonment and twenty million rupees fine each to former town officer Umerkot Nizamuddin Shahani and contractor Aslam Solangi for their involvement in corruption.

The Court further ordered that if they failed to deposit …

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Opening of border gate to benefit Turkey, Iraq: Erdogan

August 15, 2018 |

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that opening of border gate between Turkey and Iraq will benefit both the countries.

Speaking at a joint news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Ankara, he said reopening of consulates …

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Suicide attack kills 48 in Kabul

August 15, 2018 |

In Afghanistan,at least forty-eight people were killed and sixty-seven injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at an educational center in Kabul today (Wednesday).

Taliban have denied their involvement in the attack.

Earlier, forty-eight Afghan policemen and soldiers were …

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Rain-thundershower with gusty winds expected

August 13, 2018 |

Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next 12 hours.

However, rain-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Islamabad, while at isolated …

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Joint opposition to contest for all positions in Sindh Assembly: Imran Ismail

August 13, 2018 |

Sindh Governor designated Imran Ismail has said that he will take all along to serve the people of province.

Talking to media men in front of Sindh Assembly today he said joint opposition in Sindh Assembly will take part in …

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