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PM, DG ISPR felicitate national cricket team for win against England

June 4, 2019 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Director General Public Relations (ISPR) have congratulated the National Cricket Team for a great win against England and for coming back into form after a poor start in the warm up matches and the first …

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820 prisoners released in Punjab, KP on Eid-ul-Fitr

June 3, 2019 |

As many as eight hundred and twenty prisoners have been released in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the direction of Prime Minister in connection with Eid-ul-Fitr.

These prisoners have completed their sentence but could not pay fine.

The provincial governments …

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British Airways Resumes Flights to Pakistan

June 2, 2019 |

British Airways on Sunday resumed service to Pakistan after a more than decade long hiatus.

BA stopped flying to Pakistan in 2008 after a suicide bombing attack that killed more than 50 people at a Marriott Hotel in the capital, …

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Emir of Kuwait urges activating mechanisms of development work to tackle Islamic world problems

June 1, 2019 |

Makkah Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah called for activating mechanisms of development work to confront the problems of poverty, illiteracy and displacement in the Islamic world, the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) reported.

Addressing the 14th …

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West Indies beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in 2nd match of ICC World Cup 2019

May 31, 2019 |

West Indies beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the 2nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Nottingham this evening. Batting first Pakistan were all out at 105 runs in 21.4 overs.

West Indies achieved the target in …

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One Dead, Dozens Hurt as Indian Troops Fire During Kashmir Protests

May 29, 2019 |

SPINAGAR, INDIA Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said.

A senior police officer told Reuters a civilian, Sajjad Ahmad …

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Kuwait cabinet affirms importance of OIC Summit in Makkah

May 28, 2019 |

Kuwait The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Monday stressed the importance of the forthcoming conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), scheduled for 31 May in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

The OIC gathering will be an opportunity for the conferees to share …

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Kuwait cabinet affirms importance of OIC Summit in Makkah

May 28, 2019 |

Kuwait The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Monday stressed the importance of the forthcoming conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), scheduled for 31 May in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

The OIC gathering will be an opportunity for the conferees to share …

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Extremist settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque

May 26, 2019 |

Ramallah, Groups of Israeli extremist settlers, early Sunday, stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque in the holy city of Jerusalem.

The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and Al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, said that Sunday's raid was carried under heavy protection of …

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Farmers advised to start cultivation of sesame in June

May 25, 2019 |

Agriculture experts have advised farmers to start cultivation of sesame next month and complete it by mid of July for getting a bumper crop.

According to spokesman Najaf Abbas for the Agriculture Department, sesame is playing a vital role in …

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Farmers advised to start cultivation of sesame in June

May 25, 2019 |

Agriculture experts have advised farmers to start cultivation of sesame next month and complete it by mid of July for getting a bumper crop.

According to spokesman Najaf Abbas for the Agriculture Department, sesame is playing a vital role in …

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Our mission to make Pakistan a polio free country: Buzdar

May 25, 2019 |

Scholars belonging to different schools of thought called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore on Saturday.

On this occasion, the religious scholars reiterated full support to the government for the eradication of polio from the country.

They …

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