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Kishanganga dam: World Bank pledges to settle water dispute between India-Pakistan amicably

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has said that it would continue to work with Pakistan and India to resolve all issues relating to Indus Waters Treaty including Kishenganga hydroelectric project in an amicable manner and in line with the treaty provisions. Senior World Bank officials met on May 21-22 with a delegation from Pakistan to discuss issues regarding treaty, a statement...

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Crazy Summers in Karachi continue, sea breeze halts, mercury shoots to 44

KARACHI: The sweltering heatwave in the city and elsewhere in Sindh is likely to extend its unwelcome stay by four to five days, Geo News reported, citing an official at the country's weather monitoring authority. Mercury in Karachi touched 41°C around noon on Sunday. The heatwave is expected to peak between Monday and Wednesday, drastically pushing the temperatures even higher,...

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Israeli atrocities: Abbasi calls for unity among Muslim states

ISTANBUL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has reiterated Pakistan’s support to Palestinian people in the face of tyranny and said member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) should enlist other countries’ support to put an end to killings of Palestinians and help establish an independent and contiguous state of Palestine on the basis of internationally agreed parameters and...

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NSC condemns Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: National Security Committee (NSC) meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday has condemned Indian army's ceasefire violation along Line of Control, Newsone reported. The NSC raises concern over ceasefire violations by Indian Army in IoK. The committee has further decided to raise the matter on international level. Matters pertaining to national and regional security as well as...

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NewsOne acquires copy of Avenfield Reference Case based on 127 questions

Islamabad: Newsone has acquired a copy of the avenfield reference case against Nawaz Sharif and the Sharif Family. The reference consists of 127 questions and is 29 pages long in total. Nawaz Sharif, Captain Safdar and Maryum Nawaz are all defendants in the case. One of the questions being asked in the case is "You are being tried over submitting...

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ATC Judge angry over the absence of prosecutor in Naqeebullah Murder case

KARACHI: Former SSP Rao Anwar and his subordinates, who have been detained in a case pertaining to the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, were presented before a Karachi anti-terrorism court for an in-camera session on Saturday. The main prosecutor, however, did not show up for the hearing, at which the judge hearing the case expressed severe displeasure. Anwar, 11 of his...

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Ruckus in Sindh Assembly as Nusrat Saher Abbasi raises shoe at Deputy Speaker

KARACHI: Member of Sindh Assembly Nusrat Sehar Abbasi rose shoe against Deputy Chairman of Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza, as the opposition staged protests against the passing of Sindh Budget today. Nusrat who hails from Muslim League (functional) was asked to leave by Shehhla Raza for not maintaing the decorum in Sindh Assembly. "Abbasi has issues and she has proven that...

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Video vent viral showing PAT’s Khurram Gandapur

LAHORE: A video is went viral on the social media showing that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Awam(PAT) Khurram Gandapur shouting over the hostel girls. In the video it could be seen that Gandapur threatening hostel girls and warning them of strict actions, if not complying his orders. One of the ardent makers of Naya Pakistan, Dharna veteran, Khuram Nawaz Gandapur of PAT abusing...

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No peace without finding solution Kashmir, Palestine issues: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi on Saturday said Palestine and Kashmir disputes need to be resolved in accordance with the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. Addressing a debate at the UN, Lodhi said, "Selectivity in the implementation of its resolutions and decisions, especially on long-standing disputes, notably Palestine and Kashmir, must end." She also emphasised...

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Temperature likely to rise above 40°C amid heat wave in Karachi

  KARACHI: The mercury is expected to reach as high as 43°C today as the dreaded heat wave returns to the metroplois, Newsone reported citing local weather authorities. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the lack of incoming sea breeze could push the temperature to more than 40°C over the next 4-5 days. Once the sun has peaked and...

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Bilawal announces to contest election from NA-200 Larkana

LARKANA: Pakistan peoples' party chairman (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday has announced to contest general elections 2018 from PPP's home turf NA-200 Larakana, Newsone reported. "NA-200 constituency is PPP's home turf as former prime minister Late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Begum Nusrat Bhutto contested election from here in past," said Bilawal while addressing a iftar dinner at Naudero house...

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PM Abbasi arrives in Turkey to attend 7th extraordinary OIC Summit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Turkey on Friday to lead the Pakistan delegation to the 7th Extraordinary OIC Summit being held in Istanbul today. The Extraordinary Summit has been called by the President of Turkey in his capacity as the Chair of the OIC Summit. The Summit will focus on the latest incidents of violence in the...

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Nawaz should be in jail rather than being interviewed, Imran implies

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairman (PTI) Imran Khan on Friday has criticized former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for being interviewed by private media outlets, Newsone reported. "There is no justice in the country, Corrupt politicians are sitting in assembly," said Imran at the book launching ceremony. Pakistan is going through immense challenges, adding that reason behind countries ahead of Pakistan was better...

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Chinese Central Military Commission Vice Chairman visits Naval headquarters today

ISLAMABAD: Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission, General Zhang Youxia visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad and called on Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, General Zhang Youxia was received by Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented him the guard of honour. General Zhang Youxia called...

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Hamza Shehbaz appears before NAB in Saaf Pani case, records statement

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PMLN) MNA Hamza Shehbaz appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) today and recorded his statement in the Saaf Pani Company case. Hamza, who is the son of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, arrived at the NAB’s regional office around 11am and spent over an hour there. Sources said Hamza was questioned by NAB’s deputy...

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Woman, three children embrace martyrdom by Indian unprovoked firing at Sialkot

SIALKOT: According to Inter Service Public Relation (ISPR) four Pakistani civilians suffered martyrdom by the Indian unprovoked firing Working Boundary in Sialkot. The statement further stated that martyrs involve three children and one woman. Army Media Wing further informed that the Punjab Rangers conducted retaliatory fire, and an exchange of fire is taking place intermittently. Indian forces frequently conduct cross-border violations...

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PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah to mull over care taker set up today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will hold another meeting with the opposition leader Khursheed Shah over finalization of Care Taker Prime Minister name, today. The care set up will begin as soon as Pakistan Muslim Legaue(Nawaz) completes its tenure. Khurshees Shah, who is from Pakistan People's Party said that the final decision will be made after both parties reach...

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