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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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PAKISTANI PLAYWRIGHT MADEEHA GUAHAR DIES OF CANCER

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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PAKISTAN CONDEMNS SUICIDE ATTACK AT VOTERS’ REGISTRATION CENTER IN AFGHANISTAN

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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Rangers arrest 5 suspects in Karachi

April 3, 2018 |

Sindh Rangers, during raid in different areas of Karachi have arrested 5 suspects involved in extortion, kidnapping and drug peddling.

According to Rangers spokesperson, the raids were carried out in the areas of Soldier Bazaar and Awami Colony.

Rangers also …

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Security forces recover huge quantity of arms, ammunition in NWA

April 2, 2018 |

In North Waziristan Agency, security forces recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Ghulam Khan area on Monday.

It includes shotguns, rocket propelled grenades, mortar shells and seventy-five kilogram explosive materials.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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UAE says its first nuclear reactor is complete

March 27, 2018 |

Abu Dhabi, The United Arab Emirates said Monday that one of the four nuclear reactors at its debut plant has been completed as it moves closer to becoming the first Arab nation to produce atomic power.

The announcement came after …

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CPEC offers enormous potential to Boost Pakistan Economy: Report

March 22, 2018 |

Islamabad, March 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): With investments in roads, railways and ports, the $60 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offers enormous potential for Pakistan to boost its economy, reduce poverty, spread benefits widely and help those likely to be …

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CPEC offers enormous potential to Boost Pakistan Economy: Report

March 22, 2018 |

Islamabad, March 22, 2018 (PPI-OT): With investments in roads, railways and ports, the $60 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offers enormous potential for Pakistan to boost its economy, reduce poverty, spread benefits widely and help those likely to be …

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