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 2018-01-21 11:58 

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Shehbaz calls opposition rally at Mall Road a 'circus'...

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday lashed out at opposition parties for staging a 'circus' at Mall Road earlier this week. Speaking to a ceremony, CM said that Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT)'s joint rally with Pakistan Tehree...

 2018-01-21 11:33 

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Ashraf Jalali to contest election from NA-124...

LAHORE: Tehreek-e-Labbayk Ya Rasool Allah (TYL) chairman Dr Ashraf Asif Jalali has on Sunday announced to contest election from NA-124 Lahore-VII, reported Daily Times. In a statement, Jalali said that he didn't want to contest the election to get MNA...

 2018-01-21 11:27 

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CJP orders removal of blockades outside Hamza Shehbaz's residence...

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Sunday issued orders to the authorities for removal of all barriers from outside the Model Town residence of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz. Hearing the case, CJP criticised...

 2018-01-21 10:58 

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SSP Rao Anwar, aides involved in Naqeebullah case to be arrested: sources...

KARACHI: Senior officials of the Sindh Police force have on Sunday decided to arrest Malir Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Rao Anwar and aide officials involved in the alleged encounter of Naqeebullah Mehsud. Pertaining orders from Sindh Home Minister ...

 2018-01-21 10:39 

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Siraj demands justice for Naqeebullah within 10 days...

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq on Sunday threatened the Sindh government to hold grand protests if justice is not served in Naqeebullah Mehsud case within 10 days. JI ameer also demanded that a judicial committee be formed to investigate ...

 2018-01-21 10:37 

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Turkish troops enter Syria in operation against Kurdish militia...

HASSA, Turkey: Turkish ground troops entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rocket fire hit a border town in apparent...

 2018-01-21 10:26 

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Lahore to host second match between Hockey World XI, Pakistan XI on Jan 21...

LAHORE: Lahore will host an elite international hockey activity after a long gap of twenty four years when the star studded World Hockey XI will take on Pakistan junior team in the second tie of the two match series here on January 21 at National hockey s...

 2018-01-21 10:22 

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At least five dead in Kabul hotel attack: officials...

KABUL: Gunmen have killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an ongoing attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, officials said Sunday, as panicked guests were seen climbing over balconies to escape. More than eleven hours after the ass...

 2018-01-21 10:18 

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Ed Sheeran announces engagement...

Ed Sheeran has become engaged to his girlfriend Cherry Seaborn, the British singer-songwriter announced Saturday. "Got myself a fiance just before new year. We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well," he told his 18 million f...

 2018-01-21 10:03 

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Zainab murder case: SC gives 72 hours to complete investigations...

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday expressed dissatisfaction over the proceedings in the Zainab murder case, ordering the completion of investigations within 72 hours, reported Daily Times. Hearing the suo moto notice in Supre...

 2018-01-21 09:36 

The Nation

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Australian Open: Nadal fights off gutsy Schwartzman to reach quarters...

MELBOURNE: Spain's Rafael Nadal fought off tenacious Argentine Diego Schwartzman to win through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on...

 2018-01-21 09:26 

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Nawaz trying to dictate judges: Fawad Chaudhry...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry has on Sunday termed former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif's speech in Haripur (Saturday) as an attempt to dictate the judges, reported Daily Times. In a statement, Chaudrhy said ...

 2018-01-21 09:18 

The Nation

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Saudi energy minister urges oil producers to extend cooperation beyond 2018...

Saudi Arabia's energy minister urged global oil producing nations on Sunday to extend their cooperation beyond 2018, but said this might mean a new form of deal...

 2018-01-21 08:55 

The Nation

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Two terrorists killed in Punjab Rangers operation in DG Khan: ISPR...

Two terrorists were killed during an operation by Punjab Rangers , stated Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The media wing of military stated that...

 2018-01-21 06:16 

The Nation

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Zainab murder case: JIT head appears before SC...

The head of Joint Investigation Team of Zainab murder case appeared before Supreme Court today. Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar is conducting the...

 2018-01-21 05:50 

The Nation

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Crackdown against sugar mills for not purchasing sugarcane at fixed price...

The authorities have started crackdown against sugar mills which have not purchased sugarcane at fixed price from the farmers. According to media reports,...

 2018-01-21 05:37 

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China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry...

BEIJING: For years China was the world's top destination for recyclable trash, but a ban on certain imports has left nations scrambling to find new dumping grounds...

 2018-01-21 05:05 

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At least five dead in Kabul hotel attack: officials...

KABUL : Gunmen have killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an ongoing attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel , officials said Sunday, as...

 2018-01-21 00:23 

Daily Times

Govt responding to accusers through public service: CM...

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday that politics of protests and chaos was a poison for development of the country and the nation, and those who were doing politics of sit-in were not the enemies of the government, but ...

 2018-01-21 00:21 

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Action ordered against doctors involved in private practice: minister...

LAHORE: Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Khawaja Imran Nazir urged doctors on Saturday to shun private practice and focus on serving the masses. Imran Nazir said that hard working employees would be rewarded and punishment would be given to t...

 2018-01-21 00:17 

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Rulers working to protect feudal lords' interests: Siraj...

LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Senator Sirajul Haq said on Saturday that the sole objective of the rulers was to protect the interests of the feudal lords and they had the least respect f for the constitution and the law. Addressing the advisory council of...

 2018-01-21 00:16 

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Rs 10bn collected by automated vehicle registration system...

LAHORE: The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)'s automated Motor Vehicle Registration System (MVRS) collected Rs 10.27 billion in two years. PITB Chairman Dr Umar Saif said this while addressing a meeting on Saturday. He directed the officials...

 2018-01-21 00:12 

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SC seeks details of vacant VC posts in Punjab...

LAHORE: A Supreme Court of Pakistan bench on Saturday directed the Punjab Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed to submit a report about vacant posts of the vice chancellors in the province. The bench expressed dismay over unavailability of regular vice chancellors...

 2018-01-21 00:07 

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FIRs to be filed for wall-chalking...

LAHORE: The district administration will register FIRs against people involved in wall-chalking. The decision was taken during a meeting held to review steps to eliminate wall-chalking and to maintain the city beauty. Lahore Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sumai...

 2018-01-21 00:01 

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Nuclear posturing — a bend on the road...

The world we live in is no more a stretch of horizons under cosmic energy. Three forces, globalization, technology and climate change are reshaping everything around us. As per Thomas L. Friedman, interestingly all these forces are accelerating at the sam...

 2018-01-20 23:57 

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Two lost lives in gas cylinder explosion, 3 injured...

DADU: Gas cylinder explosion in a house of village Aarazi of Sehwan claimed lives of 50 year old Arbab Khatoon Bhutto wife of Lal Bux Bhutto and her granddaughter, 8 year old Soonh Bhutto while three other family members sustained burn injuries. The dead ...

 2018-01-20 23:57 

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'Most of Islamabad students have drug dealers on speed dial'...

ISLAMABAD: Scores of students of various universities and colleges in Islamabad have allegedly fallen prey to drug addiction, while police and the management seem helpless to stop the wicked activity. According to sources, students are spending a hefty am...

 2018-01-20 23:56 

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Turkish president hailed for supporting Rohingyas...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani schoolchildren have thanked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan supporting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Since Aug. 25, 2017, some 650,000 refugees, mostly children and women, had fled Myanmar when Myanmar forces launched a crackdow...

 2018-01-20 23:53 

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ATC confiscates Musharraf's surety bonds in Benazir murder case...

Rawalpindi: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday confiscated the surety bonds submitted for the former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and initiated proceedings against the surety givers after the 'proclaimed offender' failed to app...

 2018-01-20 23:53 

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SMBBMU should have its own 500-bed teaching hospital: VC...

LARKANA: Vice Chancellor of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) Larkana, Prof Ghulam Asghar Channa has said that the varsity should have its own 500-bed capacity teaching hospital. He recommended that teaching hospitals should be r...

 2018-01-20 23:52 

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Cancer breakthrough: novel approach can 'starve' tumours to death: study...

Researchers are now developing a new method of killing cancer more effectively. Their strategy "starves" tumors, depriving them of the main nutrient they require to grow and spread. Glutamine is an amino acid that is abundantly found in our bodies...

 2018-01-20 23:47 

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Indonesian president to visit Pakistan on 26th...

ISLAMABAD: President of Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo and First Lady Madam Iriana Widodo will pay a state visit to Pakistan on January 26. President Widodo will be accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation during the two-day visit. This...

 2018-01-20 23:44 

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APML to hold public meeting on February 4...

ISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) will hold a public meeting in Islamabad on February 4 that is expected to be participated by a large number of people. APML Chairman General (r) Pervez Musharraf will address the meeting through a video lin...

 2018-01-20 23:43 

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ICCI lauds services of Baitul Mal MD for society...

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) senior Vice President Muhammad Naveed along with Baser Daud, former president ICCI called on Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh, Managing director, Pakistan Baitul Mal and lauded his valuable services...

 2018-01-20 23:02 

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Islamabad police delaying registering 'murder FIR' to facilitate land grabbers...

ISLAMABAD: Despite a lapse of more than three weeks, the Islamabad police are refusing to register murder and illegal occupation complaints from the family of renowned film producer late Ghulam Ahmed Gul. Fayyad Ahmed Gul, the son of GA Gul died under sus...

 2018-01-20 23:01 

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SSP Rao Anwar removed from post over Naqeebullah killing...

KARACHI: SSP Malir Rao Anwar has been removed from his post after the probe committee formed over the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud found the 27-year-old to be innocent, sources confirmed on Saturday. The inquiry committee formed to probe Na...

 2018-01-20 23:00 

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Sattar chides govt over police high-handedness...

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Saturday held the government of Sindh responsible for deteriorating law and order situation and police high-handedness in the provincial capital. Talking to newsmen here after an a...

 2018-01-20 22:59 

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Death anniversary of Abdul Ghaffar Khan observed...

PESHAWAR: The 30th death anniversary of Abdul Ghaffar Khan, aka Bacha Khan, was observed at Bacha Khan Markaz Peshawar on Saturday. People from various walks of life and the Awami National Party (ANP) leadership gathered to pay tribute to the Pakhtun nati...

 2018-01-20 22:55 

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Federal law minister concerned about groups creating public unrest...

Gujranwala: Federal minister for law Chaudhary Mehmood Bashir Virk said that some groups are creating unrest in the public by blocking roads in the name of protest, Islam did not allow anyone to violate the basic rights of any citizen, and if someone thro...

 2018-01-20 22:53 

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Mamnoon urges varsities to work for promotion of Urdu language...

KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain inaugurated newly constructed building of Anjuman-e-Taraqqi-e-Urdu "Urdu Bagh" in Karachi Saturday. Addressing ceremony on the occasion, he said as Urdu is a national language therefore everyone has to work for i...

 2018-01-20 22:51 

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Students advised to focus on acquiring modern education...

SUKKUR: Students and youth should focus on acquiring modern education particularly in fields of information technology and science to positively contribute in overall socio-economic development of the country. Director, Sindh Youth Organisation (SYO) and ...

 2018-01-20 22:50 

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Youth killed while resisting robbery...

JACOBABAD: A housemaster was gunned down in firing over resistance when a few armed thieves tried to steal his cattle and other expensive house articles from his house at village Taghio Khoso, in the limits of Mouladad Police Station. According to reports...

 2018-01-20 22:47 

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Pakistan asks Trump to 'apologise' over tweet...

ISLAMABAD/BHAKKAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday said US President Donald Trump should retract his tweet about Pakistan and tender an apology. Speaking in a talk show, he said that after the US leadership's tweet, the government of Paki...

 2018-01-20 22:40 

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Sindh, FATA lag behind the rest of country in science education: report...

Hyderabad: It is very alarming to read that Sindh and FATA lag behind the rest of the country as far as science education is concerned, revealed a report released by Alif Ailan on Powering Pakistan for the 21st century: The State of Math & Science in Scho...

 2018-01-20 21:52 

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One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown...

President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands. From midnight Friday, in the absence of an agreed spending plan, federal s...

 2018-01-20 21:50 

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Pakistan rehabilitating historical Sikh sites in country, says HC...

ISLAMABAD: A seminar on Sikh Heritage in Pakistan was organized by the Malaysian-Sikh community on Saturday at Asia Pacific University in Kuala Lumpur. The High Commissioner of Pakistan Mohammad Nafees Zakaria was invited as Chief Guest. The Seminar was o...

 2018-01-20 21:49 

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Pence heads to Mideast amid Israel embassy storm...

US Vice President Mike Pence set off for the Middle East on Friday for a trip overshadowed by controversy over plans to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Pence had been due to travel in December last year, but Arab anger over President Don...

 2018-01-20 21:46 

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Trump and 'Davos Man': best of enemies...

A compelling clash of cultures will unfold in the vertiginous Swiss Alps this week as Donald Trump, just over 12 months into his high-wire presidency, confronts the cheerleaders of globalisation in Davos. Having whipped up working-class resentment of the ...

 2018-01-20 21:44 

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US military puts 'great power competition' at heart of strategy: Mattis...

WASHINGTON: The US military has put countering China and Russia at the center of a new national defense strategy unveiled on Friday, the latest sign of shifting priorities after more than a decade and a half of focusing on the fight against Islamist milit...

 2018-01-20 21:43 

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Mexico deputy finance minister joins ruling party campaign...

MEXICO CITY: Mexican deputy finance minister Vanessa Rubio has left her post to join the campaign team of ruling party presidential hopeful Jose Antonio Meade amid a reshuffle at the ministry, officials said on Friday. Rubio, whose departure was announced...

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