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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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PML-N’s power show post ‘Mumbai Attacks’ hoopla, Hang the traitors, Chairman NAB step down demands Nawaz

BUNER: Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif and the heir apparent to her father Miss Maryam Nawaz are addressing a party rally in Buner. Maryam, in her address, said that the nation's relationship with Nawaz has only strengthened in the past thirty years. "You choose the prime minister and members of the National Assembly through the power...

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Nawaz still our Quaid, He was misreported and misinterpreted: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday that former premier Nawaz Sharif clarified that his recent statement regarding the Mumbai attacks was misreported by the media. According to Abbasi, who spoke with senior journalists after the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting, Nawaz said that his interview with Dawn Newspaper was misreported and he did not say all that...

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Naqeeb Murder Case: Investigation findings prove encounter as ‘fake’

KARACHI: Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud’s murder case was heard in the ATC court’s Karachi registry today. Prime suspect Rao Anwar and others were produced before the court and a report was also produced regarding recent developments in the case and those absconding the proceedings, reported NewsOne. The challan of the ‘fake encounter’ was produced in the previous hearing of the case. The...

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PAT submits plea in LHC seeking treason case against Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Khurrum Gandapur on Monday has submitted a plea in Lahore High Court (LHC) to launch a treason case  against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. According to details, the petitioner alleged that former PM has insulted Pakistan and national institutions. He requested court to launch treason case against Nawaz Sharif as his [Nawaz] statement was...

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‘My questions is valid, deserves an answer,’ says Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday has said that he made country a nuclear state and in the result he was labeleed as a traitor. "The same statements about Mumbai attacks were also given by Musharraf, others," he said while talking to media outside accountability court. Nawaz said that his statement was twisted by media and presented out...

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Farooq Sattar decides to not contest upcoming general elections

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar has announced that he would not participate in the general elections of 2018, Newsone reported. "I have decided to hand over convenorship charge to the party’s Bahadurabad group," he said while addressing PIB general workers session on late night Sunday. Sattar said that he don't want the position of convenor as charity, adding...

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NSC rejects Nawaz remarks on Mumbai attacks, considers them ‘false and misleading’

ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee (NSC) on Monday has categorically rejected ex-premier Nawaz Sharif's recent statement on the 2008 Mumbai attacks and unanimously termed it "completely false and misleading". The NSC observed that it was unfortunate that concrete facts were ignored in the statement. NSC session condemns false allegations and claims, vows to continue its efforts in elimination terrorism. Prime Minister...

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MMA for enforcing Nizam-e-Mustafa in country; says people don’t want ‘Naya Pakistan’

LAHORE: Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman and Jamat-e-Islami leader Sirajul Haq on Sunday said that the Minar-e-Pakistan rally has given a message that the nation wants ‘Islamic Pakistan’ rather than ‘Naya Pakistan.’ "Will fight for enforcing Nizam-e-Mustafa in country till the last drop of blood", says JI chief Sirajul Haq while addressing the party’s rally at the Greater Iqbal Park....

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Nawaz’s statement was quoted out of context, says Shehbaz Sharif

MIRPUR KHAS: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President and chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said on Sunday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's interview was twisted out of context by one newspaper. "Do you really think that Nawaz can give these types of remark?" Shehbaz asks from PML-N workers while addressing a rally in MirpurKhas. He said that Pakistan will become flourish...

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PPP rejects Nawaz Sharif’s stance on Mumbai attacks: Sherry Rehman

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader and the opposition leader in the Senate Sherry Rehman on Sunday criticised Nawaz Sharif for his recently made remarks on the Mumbai attacks, Newsone reported. "PPP rejects Nawaz Shairf's recent statement on Mumbai attacks," she said while addressing a press conference in Karachi. She said that Pakistan has provided every assistance to the Indian...

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Imran Khan not a judiciary’s “ladla”: CJP Saqib Nisar says during Bani Gala Case hearing

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD)  and not the Supreme Court of Pakistan had decided to regularise the illegal constructions in Bani Gala area to facilitate "not only Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan but one million residents" of the area. This information was shared by the CADD State Minister Tariq Fazal Chaudhry before the apex court on Sunday....

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COAS Bajwa condoles loss of lives in Neelum Valley bridge collapse: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday condoled loss of precious lives in the tragic accident at Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, ISPR reported. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Army chief directed to provide every possible help and support to civil administration. Two helicopters of Pak Army have been dispatched to the...

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Nawaz Sharif a modern day ‘Mir Jaffar’: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Chairman Imran Khan took former prime minister Nawaz Sharif into task over his statement regards to Mumbai ttacks In a statement on his official twitter account, the cricketer turne politician said : “Nawaz Sharif is the modern-day Mir Jafar, who collaborated with the British to enslave his nation for personal gains. Nawaz speaking Modi’s language against Pak...

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Nisar differs with Nawaz, says India remained stubborn related to Mumbai Attacks probe

ISLAMABAD: Former Interior Minister Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan has spoken out after his party leader and ousted premier Nawaz Sharif allegedly took the line of Indian narrative, saying that 'State' was complacent enough, which could not stop 'non state actors' from executing 'Mumbai Attack', in 2008. However today, in a statement he released did not condemn Nawaz, but for records...

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Supreme Court temporarily bars PIA to use ‘Markhor’ logo on aircrafts

The Supreme Court temporarily banned on Sunday Pakistan International Airlines from using the Markhor logo on its planes. The country’s flagship carrier had taken the decision to revamp its aircrafts’ exterior to highlight its commitment to the preservation of Pakistan’s national animal: Markhor. During a suo motu hearing of using markhor logo on planes rather than national flag, the apex court summoned...

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Neelum Valley bridge falls killing 4 tourists

NEELUM: At least 20 tourists were swept away when a bridge collapsed in Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, according to the police. Police officials said around 25 tourists stopped to take pictures on the bridge, located in Nala Jagran area of the region, when it collapsed as it could not withstand the pressure. An operation is under...

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