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 2018-10-23 10:23 

Daily Times

Zardari should prioritize meeting lawyers, not politicians: Fawad Chaudhry...

RIYADH: The Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry responded on Tuesday to the former President Asif Ali Zardari's statement of uniting opposition parties against the government. The minister, who is accompanying Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan in Riyadh,...

 2018-10-23 10:05 

Daily Times

'Next 3-6 months difficult for country': PM talks economy, CPEC, PTI's plans...

RIYADH: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said that the next three to six months are going to be difficult for the country but the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government remains adamant to chalk long-term policies to achieve development related goal...

 2018-10-23 09:41 

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Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq takes oath as LHC chief justice...

LAHORE: Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq took oath on Tuesday as the as the chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC). Haq administered the oath by the provincial governor Chaudhry Sarwar. Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar and others judges were als...

 2018-10-23 09:23 

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Fawad Ch criticises Zardari over remarks against govt...

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday criticised former President Asif Ali Zardari over suggesting opposition parties' alliance against the government. READ...

 2018-10-23 09:23 

The Nation

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Justice Anwaarul Haq takes oath as Chief Justice LHC...

Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq has taken oath as 47th Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court in Lahore on Tuesday. READ MORE: Fawad Ch criticises Zardari over...

 2018-10-23 09:23 

The Nation

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Govt's reforms in various sectors to yield positive results soon: Buzdar...

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Khan Buzdar says all possible resources will be utilized to resolve the problems being faced by the people of the southern Punjab....

 2018-10-23 09:23 

The Nation

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SC forms bench to hear NAB appeal against Sharifs' release...

Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) Tuesday formed a bench to hear National Accountability Bureau (NAB) appeal against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and...

 2018-10-23 09:23 

The Nation

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Khalilur Rehman terms working with Urwa Hocane as 'most dreadful experience'...

Pakistani playwright, TV and film director Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar has said working with Urwa Hocane was...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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Human Rights Watch: Palestinians crush dissent with torture...

Security forces of the rival Palestinian governments routinely use torture and arbitrary arrests, among other tactics, to quash dissent by peaceful activists and...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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ATC indict MQM-P leaders in several hate speech cases...

The Anti-terrorism Court on Tuesday indicted Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders Farooq Sattar, Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar and others in 21 cases related...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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PCB decides to hire managing director...

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has advertised a new position of managing director who can play a leading role in implementing the changes arising from its review of...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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Seven killed during road accident in Machh...

Seven people were burnt to death as a van carrying petrol and a truck collided near Machh in Bolan district of Balochistan on Tuesday. READ MORE: Fawad Ch...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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Aubameyang, Ozil star as Arsenal make it perfect 10...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil stole the show as Arsenal swept to their 10th successive win with a dominant 3-1 victory against Leicester on Monday. READ...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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'Game changer' tuberculosis drug cures 8 in 10...

A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure 80 percent of sufferers, according to a trial hailed Monday as a...

 2018-10-23 09:22 

The Nation

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Pakistan defeats Oman in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy...

Pakistan hockey team thrashed hosts Oman 8-1 in their third match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on Monday....

 2018-10-23 09:10 

Daily Times

'Truth will prevail': Ronaldo not distracted by rape allegations...

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is not bothered by sexual allegations leveled against himself by multiple women saying that 'the truth will always come out'. Last month, a woman from Las Vegas accused Ronaldo of sexually assaulting her in 2009,...

 2018-10-23 08:59 

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Seven burnt to death as wagon carrying petrol collides with truck...

MASTUNG: Seven people died and two policemen sustained injuries on Tuesday after a van carrying petrol collided with a truck near Mach in Bolan district of Balochistan. According to the police officials, the van carrying petrol collided with a truck near ...

 2018-10-23 08:46 

Daily Times

A case for adding DG Khan to Balochistan...

Different political parties and journalists are talking about the need for new provinces in Punjab and Sindh, without knowing the needs of the people. The problems of Punjab and Sindh will not end by the formation of new provinces. If the government and p...

 2018-10-23 08:04 

Daily Times

'Worst round of my life': McGregor talks Khabib fight, possible rematch...

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor broke silence over his devastating UFC 229 loss against champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, admitting that he underestimated the Russian and would want to have another go at him. McGregor, who lost via a neck-cran...

 2018-10-23 07:31 

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Messi injury gives Barca and Dembele chance to prove their worth...

Barcelona's lowest ebbs are invariably followed by questions about Lionel Messi but the issue of over-reliance may become clearer over the coming weeks. The sight of Messi on the ground, grasping his right arm, during Barca's win over Sevilla on S...

 2018-10-23 07:19 

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NATO soldier killed in Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan...

A NATO soldier was killed and two others wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan on Monday, days after a US general was wounded in a shooting on a high-level security meeting. NATO's Resolute Support mission did not immediately release the ...

 2018-10-23 07:05 

Daily Times

Trump to cut Central America aid as migrant caravan rolls on...

President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will start cutting aid to three Central American countries as a caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants rolled on toward the US border. The United Nations said more than 7,000 people were now h...

 2018-10-23 06:57 

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China's president inaugurates Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge...

China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 55-kilometer (34-mile) cros...

 2018-10-23 06:45 

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After killing, Saudi Arabia's formidable PR machine shows cracks...

When the United States was attacked on September 11, 2001 by 19 hijackers — 15 of them from Saudi Arabia — the kingdom switched into lobbying overdrive, determined to preserve a critical relationship. After devoting well over $100 million to i...

 2018-10-23 05:33 

Daily Times

Personality types: Extroverts, introverts and ambiverts...

The word social butterfly is used for people who are extraordinarily social. They can be referred to as cool, outgoing, party-loving individuals who live on the edge and want to experience life to the fullest. At least, that's what people think of the...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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US to begin cutting aid to Central America over migrant caravan...

President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will begin cutting aid to three Central American nations because of their governments' failure to stop a migrant...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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NATO soldier killed in Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan...

A NATO soldier was killed and two others wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan on Monday, days after a US general was wounded in a shooting on a high-level...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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Cryptocurrency bitcoin marks 10 years...

October 31, 2008 marked the birth of bitcoin. Ten years on, the world's first cryptocurrency is at the forefront of a complex financial system viewed warily by markets...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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US acknowledges Pakistan's sacrifices in war against terrorism...

Minister of State for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that Pakistan will continue its efforts to restore peace in the world. READ MORE: US...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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PM Khan to attend 'Future Investment Initiative' conference today...

Prime Minister Imran Khan has reached Saudi Arabia to attend in 'Future Investment Initiative' (FII) conference beginning in Riyadh on Tuesday. READ...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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Facebook closes 'spam' pages, accounts helping Brazil presidential candidate...

Social media platform Facebook has closed 68 pages and 43 accounts linked to a marketing group believed to be promoting the chances of Brazilian right-wing presidential...

 2018-10-23 05:22 

The Nation

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Turkey's Erdogan to reveal 'naked truth' about Khashoggi murder...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected Tuesday to reveal what he has said is the...

 2018-10-23 00:37 

Daily Times

RDA conducts operation against encroachments on High Court Road...

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) conducted an operation against illegal land use and demolished fences, sheds and other encroachments on High Court Road on Monday. RDA operation team also demolished 14 houses' boundary walls, gates and fence...

 2018-10-23 00:15 

Daily Times

PM orders crackdown against power theft...

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday directed the Ministry of Power to take urgent measures to reduce the electricity tariff as well as the burden on the consumers caused by power theft and line losses. Chairing a meeting of Energy Task Force here ...

 2018-10-23 00:12 

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COAS, US envoy discuss Afghan peace...

US Charge' d' Affairs to Pakistan Paul Jones called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Monday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Matters of mutual interest, including...

 2018-10-23 00:08 

Daily Times

Imran in Saudi Arabia to attend investment moot...

Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday arrived in Madina Munawara on a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia to represent Pakistan at a key investment conference being held in Riyadh from October 23 to 25. Upon arrival at the airport, the prime minister was re...

 2018-10-23 00:04 

Daily Times

Pakistan Army hands over Swat region affairs to civil admin...

In a huge breakthrough following years-long struggle to restore law and order in the militancy-plagued Swat valley of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the Pakistan Army transferred administrative control of the region to civil administration at a ceremony attende...

 2018-10-23 00:02 

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Nawaz, Abbasi term high treason charges against them 'concocted'...

Former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and journalist Cyril Almeida Monday denied allegations of high treason made against them in a petition filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC). As a three-judge bench headed by Justice Syed Mazahar...

 2018-10-23 00:00 

Daily Times

Cautionary Notice...

This is to announce that retired Major Ghulam Murtaza, son of Ali Qadar, CNIC (37303-3598606-5) who was in charge of sales, marketing and operations of PAK Arab Housing Society for the last 18 months, has been involved in all illegal affairs of phase 2 of...

 2018-10-23 00:00 

Daily Times

Privilege motion moved against Hamza as opposition's boycott enters second day...

A privilege motion was moved against Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz on Monday by the treasury benches over the sad incident of ruckus and pandemonium that took place in the house during the budget speech of finance minister on O...

 2018-10-22 23:59 

Daily Times

The post of CM may not be high but still is an important obligation for me: Buzdar...

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar strongly condemned firing by Indian army on unarmed Kashmiris in Indian-Held Kashmir on Monday. He expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the martyrdom of Kashmiri youth and extended heartfelt sym...

 2018-10-22 23:57 

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Zardari and Nawaz are teaming up against Imran despite being each other's enemies: Aleem...

Senior Punjab Minister Abdul Aleem Khan said on Monday that former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif are no different from each other. They are well aware of the corruption both have done. Commenting on the press conference...

 2018-10-22 23:55 

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Maintaining the respect and prestige of the House is my responsibility: Pervaiz Elahi...

Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said on Monday that maintaining the respect and prestige of the members and running the House in accordance with the Constitution and the Rules of Procedure is my responsibility which will be fulfilled after ...

 2018-10-22 23:54 

Daily Times

GCU and Bartin University join hands to carry out research on bioethanol...

Government College University (GCU), Lahore signed a collaborative research project with Bartin University on Monday, for the cost effective production of bioethanol. Turkish Council General Emir Ozbey chaired the launching ceremony and awareness seminar ...

 2018-10-22 23:53 

Daily Times

LHC seeks report from Labour Department on workers' rights...

Justice Jawad Hassan of Lahore High Court on Monday, sought report from labour department about the enforcement of fundamental rights of domestic workers. The judge directed an additional advocate general to inquire from labour department on why the law h...

 2018-10-22 23:51 

Daily Times

Registration process for Naya Pakistan Housing Programme begins...

ISLAMABAD: The registration process for 'Naya Pakistan Housing Programme' started Monday amid long queues of people witnessed outside registration centres of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in Islamabad and deputy commissioner...

 2018-10-22 23:50 

Daily Times

Pakistan's image and diplomacy: will somebody stand up please!...

The absence of Pakistani ambassador at a rare two-day Pakistan-focused conference, jointly organized by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the NGO Indus, at Washington yet again underscored the missing zeal that top diplomats must possess and demonstrate on su...

 2018-10-22 23:47 

Daily Times

'Nobody should be placed on ECL unless ordered by SC or trial court'...

ISLAMABAD: A legislative body of the Upper House of parliament on Monday condemned the new wave of killings in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) at the hands of Indian security forces. They asked the United Nations and international human rights organisations to ...

 2018-10-22 22:59 

Daily Times

Defaming the media?...

Imran Khan's new set-up is pushing ahead with its moves to establish a sort of one-window-stop-shop to bring regulation of the fourth estate under a single roof. Moreover, under new legislation: "no will be allowed to defame anyone". Thus the ...

 2018-10-22 22:55 

Daily Times

McKinsey and Twitter...

The fallout of McKinsey & Company unwittingly 'conspiring' with social media giant Twitter to identify Saudi dissidents is still being absorbed. What is thus far known is that the US-based global management consultancy firm compiled a nine-page re...

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