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NA Speaker directs assembly secretariat to reduce expenses

August 20, 2018 |

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has directed the assembly secretariat to adopt austerity measures and reduce expenses.

He gave these directions during his visit to National Assembly Secretariat in Islamabad today.

The Speaker also visited the Library and Research Centre …

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Tourism regulatory policy being formed in AJK: Haider

August 20, 2018 |

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan says tourism regulatory policy is being formed to regulate tourism in the state.

Presiding over a high level meeting of Tourism Department in Muzaffarabad on Monday, he said land would be leased to …

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Nobel laureate, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

August 18, 2018 |

Ghanaian diplomat, who served as seventh secretary general of United Nations between 1997 and 2006, dies aged 80.

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and …

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China decides to resume talks with US on trade issues

August 17, 2018 |

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in the latest bid to defuse a conflict that has set world markets on edge later this month.

The Ministry of Commerce said in a statement said that Chinese delegation …

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India flood toll rises to 106

August 17, 2018 |

In India, the death toll in recent flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains in Kerala state has risen to one hundred and six.

According to a disaster management official, the floods have also displaced more than 150,000 people.

Source: Radio …

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8-drug peddlers arrested in Hyderabad

August 16, 2018 |

Police have arrested eight drug peddlers, including a bandit belonging to Afghanistan, after an encounter in Hyderabad.

According to Police spokesman, they were arrested after being injured in the encounter during an action against criminal elements in the city.

The …

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Russia ready to deepen ties with China: Putin

August 16, 2018 |

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia is ready to deepen cooperation with China in various areas and enhance coordination on international and regional affairs.

He said this while meeting with member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of …

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Radio Pakistan sensitising listeners about significance of Independence Day: Zafar

August 15, 2018 |

Radio Pakistan's News and Current Affairs Channel conducted special Azadi Show to mark the Independence Day celebrations.

Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Barrister Ali Zafar was chief guest at the cake cutting ceremony.

Director News and Current Affairs briefed …

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UN for end to attacks on children in Syria, Yemen

August 15, 2018 |

The United Nation has appealed for end to attacks against children caught in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen.

In a statement, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Geert Cappelaere pointed out that since Sunday, 28 …

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Many injured after car crashes into U.K. Parliament building barriers in London

August 14, 2018 |

In UK, a number of people have been injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, Scotland Yard say.

Armed police, ambulances and firefighters are responding to the incident in central London, which happened shortly …

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Five countries sign pact for shared use of Caspian Sea

August 13, 2018 |

The presidents of the five states Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have inked the landmark agreement for collective use of the Caspian sea after two decades of negotiations.

The agreement was singed at Fifth Caspian Summit held at Aktau …

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Iran hands over 266 illegal immigrants to Pakistan

August 13, 2018 |

Iranian authorities have handed over 266 illegal Pakistani immigrants to Levies Force at Taftan border in Chagai district.

According to official sources the detained people were living in Iran without valid traveling documents who later handed over to FIA for …

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