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Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur get 10-day protective bail in money laundering cases

March 19, 2019 |

Sindh High Court in Karachi today granted ten days bail to former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in two cases pertaining to money laundering.

Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur approached the court through their lawyer …

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PAF fighter aircraft carries out off-runway operations on motorways, highways

March 18, 2019 |

Fighter aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) carried out off-runway operations by operating from multiple locations along different Motorways and Highways on Monday.

Minister for Communications Murad Saeed and senior civil and military officers witnessed the demonstration.

The exercise was …

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9 Pakistanis Among New Zealand Dead

March 16, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has confirmed that at least nine of its citizens are among the dead in Friday's terrorist attack on worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The government also has announced that one of the slain Pakistanis who …

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Govt committed to reverse de-industrialization trend: Dawood

March 15, 2019 |

Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Textile Abdul Razak Dawood has said that the government is committed to reverse the trend of de-industrialization.

During a meeting with a delegation of Asian Development Bank, the Adviser said that newly drafted …

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Pakistani Politician: US Should Have a Marshall Plan for South Asia

March 11, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD The United States should announce a Marshall Plan for South Asia if it wants to compete with China in projecting its "economic soft power" in the region, according to Pakistan's young political leader, Bilawal BhuttoZardari.

"I think (the) United …

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Govt to ensure protecting rights of farmers: Buzdar

March 10, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar says the provincial government will ensure protecting the rights of farmers.

In a statement in Lahore on Sunday, he said a long term policy is being pursued for development of agriculture sector that will …

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Minister apprises PM about upgradation of Railways

March 9, 2019 |

Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed held a meeting with Prime Minster Imran Khan in Lahore today (Saturday) and briefed him about the performance of his department.

He also briefed the Prime Minister about the details of his visit to Iran.…

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Federal Govt releases Rs4.246b third quarter installment of development budget

March 8, 2019 |

The Federal Government has released 4.246 billion rupees against third quarter instalment of development budget.

This was stated by a spokesman of Planning and Development Department Gilgit Baltistan talking to our Gilgit correspondent today.

He said the amount would be …

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China preparing for space station missions

March 7, 2019 |

BEIJING: The China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced that the core module of the country's space station, the Long March-5B carrier rocket and its payloads will be sent to the launch site in the second half of this year, …

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ISESCO to participate in preparatory workshop for Dubai conference on relief and development

March 6, 2019 |

Rabat The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) will participate in a workshop to be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, next Monday, in preparation for the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD), scheduled …

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US: Gulf Countries Helped Ease IndiaPakistan Tensions

March 4, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN The United States says it used its allies across the world, particularly those in the Gulf, to help defuse tensions between India and Pakistan, after military skirmishes between the nucleararmed neighbors last week raised fears of a war.…

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Saudi Arabia follows international rights standards: Envoy

March 3, 2019 |

Geneva, Saudi Arabia reiterated that it takes into account in all its procedures, regulations and applications national and international standards relating to human rights.

Saudi Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Wasel said a speech before the …

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