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Sports festival concludes at Faisalabad Medical University

May 15, 2018 |

The annual five day sports festival concluded at Faisalabad Medical University.

Football and cricket teams of various departments of the university participated in the sports events.

Nazim Faisalabad Medical University Zaid Hamid was the chief guest.

A large number of …

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Argentine Ambassador shows keen interest in Pak made sports, surgical goods

May 11, 2018 |

Ambassador of Argentine in Pakistan, Ivan Ivanissevich on Friday visited several leading industrial units during the second day of his visit in Sialkot today (Friday).

He showed keen interest in manufacturing and production processes of sports goods and surgical instruments.…

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May 4, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Senior Pakistani and Afghan military officials met in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday and discussed security issues, focusing on border management, the military said.

The meeting was held amid growing high level military and civil …

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8 people killed in different road accidents in Thatta

May 2, 2018 |

At least eight people were killed and 25 others injured in different road accidents in Thatta today

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Pakistan Cup: FATA to face Punjab today

May 1, 2018 |

In the Pakistan Cup Cricket Tournament, Federal Areas will face Punjab in Faisalabad today (Tuesday).

In match played on Monday, Balochistan won by 4 wickets against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Final of the tournament will be played on Sunday

Source: Radio Pakistan…

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Iran Atomic Archive

April 30, 2018 |

For many years, the Iranian regime has insisted to the world that its nuclear program was peaceful. The documents obtained by Israel from inside of Iran show beyond any doubt that the Iranian regime was not telling the truth. I …

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April 26, 2018 |

LAHORE, Renowned Pakistani playwright and director Madeeha Gauhar, who was the founder of Ajoka theatre, died of cancer yesterday. She was 62.

Gauhar was battling with cancer for the last three years, according to her family.

She breathed her last …

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April 25, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan strongly condemned the "heinous and reprehensible" suicide attacks that targeted innocent civilians at a voters' registration center in capital Kabul of Afghanistan on Sunday.

The Afghan Public Health Ministry said death toll from the deadly Kabul suicide attack …

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KP Govt prepares draft of sanitation policy

April 24, 2018 |

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has prepared a draft of sanitation policy for preservation of hygienic conditions in the province. A spokesman of Public Health Engineering department told our Peshawar Correspondent that in the draft policy, thirty percent funds of the …

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Strategy devised to stop sea erosion, SA informed

April 20, 2018 |

Sindh Assembly was informed today that a strategy has been chalked out to stop sea erosion.

Sindh Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro during question hour said that an industrial zone will also be established in the …

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Briefing on Updated Conventional Arms Transfer Policy and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Export Policy

April 19, 2018 |

MR GREENAN: Thank you, Shaun. And thank you, everyone, for joining us this morning for this on-the-record conference call. We have with us Dr. Peter Navarro, who's the assistant to the President for trade and manufacturing policy and director of …

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Lifted by India, South Asia Regains Growth Lead, Still Lags on Jobs

April 15, 2018 |

Islamabad, April 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): South Asia has regained its lead as the fastest growing region in the world, supported by recovery in India. With the right mix of policies and reforms, growth is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent …

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