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2500 illegal shops reduced to rubble in Saddar thus far by KMC

KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) on Saturday sent a report regarding the anti-encroachment operation in the metropolis’ Saddar area to the commissioner and stated that 2,500 shops were razed. In keeping with the Supreme Court’s directives, KMC prepared a report on the anti-encroachment operation in Karachi’s Saddar and surrounding areas which was conducted from November 5 to 15. Along...

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How World War One shaped the 20th century and beyond

As the guns fell silent in 1918, World War I victors all agreed on one thing: Germany must pay. How much was a matter of debate but there was never any doubt that the post-war settlement enshrined in the Treaty of Versailles was going to be punitive. Germany did pay, but it was not alone. A century on, the world...

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Baba Haider Zaman passes away at 82

ISLAMABAD: Baba Haider Zaman, the man behind the Hazara Province Movement, passed away in Islamabad on Wednesday at the age of 82.      Zaman had been admitted to a private hospital for a few days prior to his death. He was a strong proponent of a separate Hazara province and his movement for a separate province gained momentum after NWFP was...

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You want a house in PM’s ‘Naya Pakistan Housing’? Click the article for eligibility form

ISLAMABAD: The registration process for Prime Minster Imran Khan's Naya Pakistan Housing Programme began on Monday. Download Form: https://goo.gl/anXeJT Addressing the inaugural ceremony at Naya Pakistan Housing Authority Registration Center in Islamabad, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi said the initiative would help enhance public trust in the state institutions and create job opportunities besides providing affordable housing to the...

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20 men convicited for sexual abuse of teenage girls in northern England

Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen girls in a northern England town, in what a judge called a “vile and wicked” campaign of exploitation. The men in the town of Huddersfield were found guilty in three trials this year, but the verdicts could not be reported until a judge lifted reporting restrictions on...

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Software firm CEO forced to step down after pressuring female to resign over hijab

A Karachi-based software house that allegedly asked a young female employee to stop wearing Hijab at the office premises or resign from her position has taken back its decision following severe backlash on social media. The story surfaced on social media through a Facebook post which detailed how the female recruit, just a few days into her employment with Creative...

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CleanGreenPakistan: With smog season looming, govt shuts polluting brick kilns

ISLAMABAD: To combat worsening smog, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has ordered all traditional brick kilns closed for 70 days starting Saturday, as it promotes new cleaner kilns that could cut pollution up to 70 percent. But the measure has produced an outcry both from kiln owners, who want incentives to make the switch, and from kiln workers who fear losing income....

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Crime Master Wasiullah caught with help of CCTV footage

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Friday announced the arrest of the head of a gang involved in street crime and robberies. A spokesman for the Rangers said the arrest took place when the paramilitary force carried out a raid in the Railway Society in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of the city. The arrested criminal has been identified as Wasiullah who is involved...

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Abraaj Founder Arif Naqvi Slams Report Over Securing Ex-PM Nawaz’s Support for sale of private power distribution firm

ISLAMABAD: A story published in the Wall Street Journal(WSJ) earlier this week reported that Naqvi offered a $20 million payment to a Pakistani businessman to secure the cooperation of then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the sale of Abraajs sale of its stake in Karachi's private power distribution firm, which supplies electricity to Karachi and is also partly owned by...

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Sharmeen Obaid crowned with another first, becomes first Pakistani to win coveted Eliasson Leadership Prize

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy a name synonymous with excellence and Pakistan, yet again wins laurels for the nation for 200 million plus when she was bestowed with the coveted Eliasson Leadership Prize 2018. The Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, named in honor of Jan Eliasson one of the most accomplished global diplomats of our era, is given annually to outstanding leaders from...

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Saudi authorities abolish Umrah Tax over Pakistanis on request of PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: The Saudi government, on Wednesday agreed to waive 2,000 riyals tax imposed on Pakistanis performing Umrah every year on the request of Prime Minister Imran Khan. This development came as PM, during his visit to the Kingdom, requested the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud to abolish the fee, according to media reports. Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor...

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#CleanGreenPakistan: Cycle rally held in Karachi to create awareness about importance of trees

By: |Waqas Jawaid| A cycle rally was held in Karachi on Sunday in connection with Prime Minister’s clean and green Pakistan drive. The rally was started from Metropole and concluded at Fawara Chowk. Over two hundred cyclists including women and children participated in the rally to create awareness about importance of trees and the campaign. Sindh Governor Imran Ismail also...

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NSA to encourage whistleblowers to come forward

The US National Security Agency’s top oversight official, Robert Storch, is working to repair the spy agency’s reputation with whistleblowers in an effort to encourage staff to report wrongdoing internally, rather than go public. “It’s really important we encourage whistleblowers to come forward and that they feel comfortable doing so and, if there are allegations of reprisal, then we take...

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International Day of Daughters

International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of Girls and the International Day of the Girl. October 11, 2012, was the first Day of the Girl Child. The observation supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based...

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Pakistan among economies facing greatest funding risks: Moody’s

LONDON: Sri Lanka, Armenia and Pakistan top the list of smaller emerging economies most vulnerable to refinancing risks, because they face a combination of large upcoming repayments and low foreign currency reserves, ratings agency Moody's said on Wednesday. Emerging-market governments embarked on an issuance spree in recent years, taking advantage of record-low interest rates and major central banks that were...

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Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks for protesting against sexual harassment

NEW DELHI: Thirty-four Indian schoolgirls aged between 12 and 16 were taken to hospital after being beaten with sticks by a group of boys, along with the boys’ mothers and neighbours, who had harassed them earlier in the day, authorities said. The assault happened on Saturday outside a government-run boarding school in the eastern state of Bihar, police told Reuters,...

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The national tragedy: 2005 Kashmir Earthquake

The tragedy which is still afresh in our minds, a test of mental and physical fortitude which the nation suffered and then rose from. The 2005 Kashmir earthquake occurred at 08:50:39 Pakistan Standard Time on 8 October in Pakistan-administered areas of Kashmir. It was centered near the city of Muzaffarabad, and also affected Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and Indian-occupied Kashmir....

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