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    Bangladesh appoint Shakib as Test cricket captain

         DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain, removing Mushfiqur Rahim from the post ahead of the two-Test home series against Sri Lanka starting January. Shakib, who took the helm of the national Twenty20 side from Mashrafe Mortaza in South Africa, takes charge of the Test squad for the […]

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    Sister Killed Her own sister after months of blackmailing

    KARACHI: Police have resolved the mystery behind murder of a teenage girl  that took place in Malir’s Saudaabad area on December 5  and was initially seen as an incident of robbery. Alwina confessed to killing her sister with the help of her finance Mazhar after what she said suffering months of blackmailing and sexual abuse […]

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    Chinese citizens in Pakistan warned of terror attacks

    China has warned its citizens in Pakistan to be on alert after receiving intelligence reports about possible attacks targeting Chinese nationals. The Chinese Embassy in Islamabad issued a travel advisory on Friday, stating it had information about a “series of terror attacks” planned against Chinese organisations and personnel, without giving details. It urged its citizens […]

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    Pak Reaction on Trump plan for recognising Jerusalem as Israel

    Pakistan has expressed its concern over proposed move by the Trump administration to shift US embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday. The decision would alter the legal and historical status of the city, it added. Islamabad has already endorsed the recently adopted Final Communique of the […]

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    LHC orders to make Model Town inquiry report public

    A three-member bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered on Tuesday the Punjab government to release the Model Town inquiry report within 30 days.  The order came on the appeal of the Punjab government against the LHC’s earlier directives to disclose the report on the incident. The three-member full bench, under Justice Abid Aziz […]

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    Sharif brothers will be behind bars soon- Qadri

    Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri said on Tuesday that God willing, both Sharif brothers will be behind bars soon. Talking to Geo News after the Lahore High Court (LHC) ordered the release of the inquiry report into the Model Town incident, which had left several PAT workers dead and scores injured, Qadri […]

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    97% of Terrorists attacks on Pak conducted from Afghanistan

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday that 125 out of 128 recent attacks in Pakistan were coordinated from Afghanistan. The statement was made during the foreign minister’s appearance on Geo News’ programme ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath’ aired on Monday night. He added that the civil-military leadership stressed, in its meeting with  US Secretary […]

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    ARMY to follow up on govt choice on Islamabad sit-in: DG ISPR

    The Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said on Wednesday the army would act upon whatever decision the government makes on the ongoing sit-in in Islamabad. General Ghafoor, however, said it is better to diffuse the situation through mutual understanding, adding that whatever decision the government makes in this […]

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    PM Abbasi Wants timely completion of CPEC project

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed the authorities concerned to complete all development projects initiated under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for Gwadar in time to ensure that a fully functional Gwadar port emerges as a major trade hub on the world map.  Speaking after performing the groundbreaking of the Rs17 billion East Bay […]

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    CPEC’s new stage to guarantee innovation exchange: Ahsan Iqb

    Minster for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said cooperation in industrial sector under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would ensure transfer of technology, knowledge and skills to Pakistan. “CPEC is also helping promote knowledge-based economy in Pakistan, which is a need of the new age,” the minister said while addressing the 7th […]

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    Pakistan rejects use of Chinese currency- Pro Pakistani

    Pakistan has turned down China’s demand to allow its currency to be used in the Gwadar Free Zone under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor framework, arguing any such move would compromise its ‘economic sovereignty’. Pakistan conveyed its final position on the use of the foreign currency in its territory to the Chinese authorities during the Senior […]

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    PM Abbasi plans to send Ishaq Dar on holiday

    Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has apparently solved the enigma of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s resignation and decided to send him on a holiday. The development was unearthed by Dunya News president Kamran Khan in his program Dunya Kamran Khan Kay Sath. He told that the announcement of this decision is likely […]

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    Renault formally announces entry into Pakistan

    Pakistan is set to see the entry of another major auto player with the announcement of Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim that they have signed definitive agreements for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. Renault, which was earlier also involved in talks with Ghandhara Nissan, will now be in partnership with the […]

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    Abdullah blames Pakistan for Taliban return

    Chief Executive of the Government of National Unity of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah blames Pakistan’s two-faced game for the return of the Taliban insurgency. Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum in Canada, Abdullah said the Taliban group returned and resumed its insurgency in Afghanistan due to the two-faced games of neighbouring Pakistan. Abdullah further added […]

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    Sit-in protest near the capital

    The government on Monday scrambled to secure the support of religious leaders and ulema from across the political spectrum in a bid to negotiate a peaceful end to the sit-in that has paralysed the capital city for a fortnight. A meeting of the clerics and scholars, which was also attended by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal […]

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    India to provide medical visa for ailing Pakistani woman

    India’s Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, told a Pakistani woman on Twitter on Sunday that her ailing mother would be provided with an Indian visa for treatment. The minister also said that she asked the mission to look into the request in reply to a user by the name of Nasir Mahmood Ahmad requesting […]