Quaidabad Blast: Two martyred, 5 critically injured

KARACHI: On Friday night, at least two persons were martyred and 10 injured Friday as a powerful explosion hit the Quaidabad area of Karachi, police authorities said. The police further disclosed the identity of one of the deceased as Pappu son of Mushtaq; while the injured include Rasheed Rafique,Mushtaq Bilal, Haq Nawaz, Siddiq Dawood, Arsalan Tariq, Allah Ditta, Qamar Abbas,...

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Abu Dhabi Test: New Zealand bowled out for 153

Pakistan´s spin-cum-pace attack left New Zealand in ruins at tea on the opening day of the first Test despite captain Kane Williamson´s half century in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The Kiwis were all out for 153, with Williamson´s 27th Test half century reduced to a footnote. His performance with the bat had lifted New Zealand from 39-3 to 111 before...

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Five factories sealed in Punjab for using textile dyes to make ketchup red

LAHORE: On Friday, the Punjab Food Authority has sealed a number of factories across the province for gross violations of hygiene and safety in preparation of food ingredients, local news channel reported.  According to Punjab Food Authority, out of 39 production units checked, five factories were sealed, seven were fined and 26 warned for manufacturing substandard ketchup, mayonnaise and other...

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Taking U-turns according to situation is a sign of leader: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan who has been criticised over the years over his apparent U-turns on Friday said a leader who does not take U-turns according to the situation is not a real leader. During an interaction with journalists at the PM House, the premier said, [Adolf] Hitler and Napoleon [Bonaparte] suffered huge defeats and caused losses as they...

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PM Imran Khan Meet Senior Journalist

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CDA deputy director gone missing: Islamabad Police

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the police official said that Capital Development Authority (CDA) deputy director has gone missing from the federal capital. “CDA Deputy Director Muhammad Ayaz went missing from the Aabpara Police Station area on Thursday,” officials said. “He left his office at 2:30pm a day earlier and has been missing since." Officials further said that the CDA deputy director’s...

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President Arif Alvi expresses anger over huge protocol for him outside Lahore Airport

LAHORE: On Friday, President Dr Arif Alvi who reached Lahore on a two-day visit refused to step outside from the airport until the protocol given to him was sent away. My continuous struggle to keep security but reduce protocol that inconveniences people. Am at Lahore airport and there are 32 cars to escort me waiting outside. Will wait until they...

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