Global economic growth to moderate slightly this year amid rising risks: IMF Chief

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed the hope that global economic growth this year will remain moderate slightly as the risks to a balanced global recovery have become even more pronounced. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in an interview said the most immediate obstacle is the 'Great Vaccination Divide' leaving too many people unprotected from COVID. She said economic output...

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Germany: Polling for elections of lower house of the Parliament being held today

In Germany, polling for the elections of lower house of the Parliament, the Bundestag is being held on Sunday. Some 60.4 million Germans over the age of 18 are eligible to cast the vote to elect 598 member parliament. Pre-poll surveys show Merkel's conservative alliance led by Armin Laschet is slightly behind challenger Olaf Scholz's Social Democratic Party and is...

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Minister for Interior terms Modi’s speech at UNGA as worthless

Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has termed the Indian Prime Minister's speech at the United Nations General Assembly as mind-numbing, worthless, insignificant and of inferior quality. Commenting on the Indian Prime Minister's speech to the UN General Assembly, he said this short and poor speech was not up to the standard of such a world's big forum. He said...

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FM arrives in London on three-day official visit

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived in London on three-day official visit on Sunday. Besides interacting with members of the Pakistani community and British Parliamentarians, the Foreign Minister will have broad based discussions with his British counterpart Liz Truss. The Foreign Minister will also interact with the media. It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan and the UK are...

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Security forces kill a terrorist in Dossali, North Waziristan

One terrorist was killed in exchange of fire as security forces conducted an operation in Dossali, North Waziristan District. According to ISPR, the operation for clearance of area was conducted on reported presence of terrorists. Weapon and cache of ammunition was also recovered.

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PAKISTAN NAVY AND CUSTOM SEIZE LIQUOR IN A JOINT OPERATION AT SEA

In a successful Intelligence Based Operation, Pakistan Navy and Customs Intelligence & Investigation Directorate Gwadar apprehended liquor comprising of approx 5400 bottles at sea of Kund Malir near Ormara. The confiscated liquor was valued at approximately Rs. 70.5 Million. The successful execution of joint Anti-Narcotics Operation is a demonstration of Pakistan Navy resolve to deter, dissuade and disrupt all illegal...

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Pakistan to work with Afghan authorities to contain TTP threat: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said Pakistan would work with the authorities in Afghanistan to halt Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other sources of terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country. He said Pakistan was “extremely concerned” about the threat of terrorism from Afghanistan, particularly from the TTP, which had conducted thousands of attacks against Pakistan from the territory of Afghanistan...

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COVID19: 42 more deaths, 2060 new positive cases reported in country

Forty-two more people died of Covid-19 and 2060 new positive cases surfaced in the country over the last twenty-four hours. According to the latest statistics, 44, 958 tests were carried out during this period and positivity ratio remained 4.58 percent.

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FM presents dossier to UNSG containing details of HR violations in IIOJ&K

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi presented a dossier to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York containing details of the gross, systematic and widespread human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. As regards Afghanistan, both the Foreign Minister and the UN Secretary General were of the view that urgent and unconditional humanitarian assistance as well...

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PM calls upon int’l community to strengthen & stabilize current Afghanistan Govt for sake of Afghan people

Prime Minister Imran Khan has called upon the international community to strengthen and stabilize the current government in Afghanistan for the sake of Afghan people. Addressing the 76th session of the UN General Assembly via video link, he said if the world community incentivises them, it will be a win-win situation for everyone so that Afghan soil is not be...

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RESULTS OF SECOND DAY OF 14TH CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF AMATEURS GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP 2021 AT MARGALLA GREENS GOLF CLUB ISLAMABAD

Islamabad, 24 Sep 21: 14th Chief of the Naval Staff Amateurs Golf Championship 2021 started today at Margalla Greens Golf Club Islamabad. On the second day of Golf Championship, players under Senior Amateurs and Man Amateurs categories participated. ​ In the Seniors category, Col Shahid Warraich won Gross category score 155 ,whereas, Byunng Dong Park is Net winner with score...

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Myanmar facing alarming prospect of escalating civil war: Michelle Bachelet

The United Nation's Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet has warned that Myanmar is facing the alarming prospect of an escalating civil war. Speaking at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet said that time is running out for other countries to step up efforts to restore democracy and prevent a broader conflict. Bachelet urged countries to support...

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UN Chief warns no region immune to climate disasters

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that no region is immune to climate disasters, and that our window of opportunity to prevent the worst climate impacts is rapidly closing. Speaking in a UN Security Council debate on climate and security, he urged the G20 industrialized nations to step up and drive action before the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow,...

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True education should be beneficial of all humans without any discrimination: President

President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that only those nations progress, where institutions are established in true form. Addressing the graduation ceremony of the National Management Course in Lahore on Friday, he said that true education should be beneficial of all humans without any discrimination. Dr Arif Alvi said a true education conveys to us that there is still a...

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Pakistan calls for making UNSC more democratic, transparent

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called for making UN Security Council more representative, democratic, transparent, effective and accountable to address the multiple challenges facing the world. He was speaking at the Ministerial meeting of the Uniting for Consensus Group on UN Security Council reform on the sidelines of the General Assembly’s 76th Session in New York. He emphasized that...

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Coronavirus claims 50 more lives in country

Fifty more deaths due to coronavirus and 2,233 positive cases of the infection have been reported across the country. According to the National Command and Operation Centre statistics, 52,788 tests were conducted yesterday in which positivity ratio remained four point two-three percent.

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PM to deliver policy address at UNGA today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will deliver the policy address, through video link, at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly today (Friday) outlining Pakistan's perspective on key regional and global issues. The Prime Minister’s policy address will serve to enhance Pakistan’s diplomatic outreach and engagement with its international partners and key institutions. Pakistan has always played an active...

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