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Provision of basic facilities govt’s responsibility: Khattak

March 12, 2018 |

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak says the provision of basic facilities including health, education and employment are the fundamental responsibilities of the government.

Addressing a public gathering in Nowshera today, he said our country is blessed with innumerable resources …

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Jordanian Interior minister meets Omani, Iraqi counterparts

March 11, 2018 |

Amman Jordanian Minister of Interior Samir Mubaidain met with his Omani and Iraqi counterparts Hamoud bin Faisal al-Busaidi and Qassim al-Araji respectively on the sidelines of the 35th session of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers (CAIM).

During talks with …

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MiSK and GA join hands to transform Mideast economy

March 10, 2018 |

London The Prince Muhammad bin Salman Foundation (MiSK), a nonprofit organization founded by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman in 2011 to empower Saudi young people, on Friday announced a partnership with global education pioneer General Assembly (GA) to offer technology …

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Govt has overcome power crisis: CM Punjab

March 9, 2018 |

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says the government has overcome the power crisis due to sincere efforts and hard work.

In a statement issued from Lahore on Friday, he said the PML-N government rapidly completed energy projects after ensuring transparency …

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U.S. Offers Rewards For Information On Pakistani Taliban Leaders

March 8, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, The United States says it is offering multimillion dollar rewards for information leading to the location of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah and two other militant leaders believed to be in Pakistan.

The State Department said in a statement …

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CTD arrests two terrorists in Haripur

March 6, 2018 |

The Counter Terrorism Department foiloed an attempt of terrorism and arrested two terrorists belonging to a proscribed organization in Haripur on Tuesday morning.

Two hand grenades were also recovered from their custody.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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‘Shape of Water’ Triumphs at an Oscars Full of Change

March 5, 2018 |

The 90th Academy Awards crowned Guillermo del Toro's monster fable "The Shape of Water" best picture at an Oscars that confronted the post-Harvey Weinstein era and sought to pivot to a vision of a more inclusive movie business.

A sense …

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Govt taking steps for promotion of education system: Rajwana

March 4, 2018 |

Governor Punjab Rafique Rajwana says present government is taking revolutionary steps for the promotion and improvement of education system in the country.

Addressing a ceremony in Multan, he said no country can achieve the goal of economic development and no …

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Palestinian FM calls for greater Brazilian role in peacemaking

March 2, 2018 |

Ramallah Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad al-Malki called on Thursday for a greater Brazilian role in the multilateral international brokerage of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

During a meeting with visiting Brazilian State Minister of External Relations Aloysio …

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Dr Asad Ashraf wins Senate seat

March 1, 2018 |

PML-N backed independent candidate Dr. Asad Ashraf has won by-poll on a vacant Senate seat held in Punjab Assembly on Thursday.

According to the Returning Officer, Dr. Asad Ashraf secured 298 votes while his rival candidate Dr. Zarqa Soharwardi Taimure …

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Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Justice concludes

February 28, 2018 |

Two-day Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Justice ended in Lahore with an effective resolution and road map.

During the conference, national and international participants including Judges, lawyers and experts discussed the impact of Environmental Justice and Climate Change.

They …

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Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Justice concludes

February 28, 2018 |

Two-day Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Justice ended in Lahore with an effective resolution and road map.

During the conference, national and international participants including Judges, lawyers and experts discussed the impact of Environmental Justice and Climate Change.

They …

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