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Navjot Sidhu meets PM Imran Khan, gifts him a shawl

ISLAMABAD: After the long wait of over a day, former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, along with other former Pakistani cricketers, finally met Prime Minister Imran Khan after the oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. Sidhu shook hands and hugged the newly-elected PM of Pakistan before gifting him a shawl. Several other friends of Khan from the cricketing world also joined the...

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Navjot Sidhu meets PM Imran Khan, gifts him a shawl

ISLAMABAD: After the long wait of over a day, former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, along with other former Pakistani cricketers, finally met Prime Minister Imran Khan after the oath-taking ceremony in Islamabad. Sidhu shook hands and hugged the newly-elected PM of Pakistan before gifting him a shawl. Several other friends of Khan from the cricketing world also joined the...

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Army rebuts on Afghan claim of facilitating Ghazni collapse

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, amid a renewed war of words between Pakistan and Afghanistan, army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa  rejected allegations that Ghazni attack was supported by elements from Pakistan and asked Kabul to look inwards for the causes. “COAS reiterates that there is no support to any terrorist activity inside Afghanistan from Pakistan side,” the ISPR said in a statement,...

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PM Imran endorses Usman Buzdar CM Punjab’s nomination decision, terms latter an ‘honest’ man

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday prime minister Imran Khan has endorsed his decision over nominating Usman Buzadar as the chief minister of Punjab. After a social media fury as per the reports, that the nominated CM Punjab resolved his murder case by paying blood money, the PTI chief asserted that it has taken 2 weeks time after 'due diligence' of assessment to...

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Graveyard of Morality: Untold stories

How much insensitivity is this when we move forward after watching appalling news of child rape on local channels and start focusing other political issues. Imaging the pain of parents whose little princess was brutally raped and murdered is tantamount of getting hit by knife in the heart.  Ironically, such heinous crimes are taking place on frequent basis is not...

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Murad Ali Shah sworn in as CM Sindh

KARACHI: On Saturday, chief minister Sindh elect Murad Ali Shah sworn in for his post. Speaker sindh Assembly Siraj Durrani, who is also the acting governor Sindh administered the oath. Mr Shah who has been elected as the chief minister of Sindh for a second term on Thursday by the Sindh Assembly. He secured 97 votes out of 158 votes,...

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IHC: Asif Zardari’s protective bail petition accepted

Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) approved the petition of former President Asif Ali Zardari for protective bail against the warrant issued in money laundering case due to a recent crackdown on corruption. IHC Judge Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb approved Zardari's plea for protective bail in a chamber session at IHC, Asif Zardari appeared before the court along with his daughter...

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20 members federal cabinet announced, headed by PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Federal cabinet headed by prime minister Imran Khan has been shared by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesman Fawad Chaudhry. The portfolios and names of ministers are : Name of ministers and portfolios pic.twitter.com/txlLJ2UZZP — Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 18, 2018 The cabinet's members are Farogh Naseem (Law and Justice), Tariq Bashir Cheema (Safron), Noor -ul Haq Qadri ( Religious Ministry...

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Nominated Punjab’s CM Usman Buzdar resolved his murder case by paying blood money: Police

LAHORE: According to Newsone, nominated Punjab's chief minister Usman Buzdar resolved his murder case by giving blood money to settle the dispute. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman and prime minister Imran Khan announced the nomination of Sardar Usman Buzdar as the CM Punjab, a day earlier. The premier also claimed that the nominated CM Punab hails from a backward district in Punjab,...

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Not happy, rather concerned over huge responsibility on PM Imran: Bushra Maneka

ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, first Lady Bushra Maneka  said that Allah has given a huge responsibility to prime minister Imran Khan, her husband. Talking to media, Maneka said that she is not happy rather she is afraid as this is not a small task to run a country. “I am sure Imran Khan will fulfill his promises to Pakistan,” she said, adding that...

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Tareen says his mission completed as Imran becomes PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) veteran leader Jahangir Tareen said on Saturday that his mission was complete and he would not be playing any role in the matters of governance. “I had a mission and Allah made us all successful. After this I will have no role,” Tareen said prior to Imran Khan’s oath-taking as prime minister. “The government has been...

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Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced. "It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday...

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Twitter floods with mixed-emotive messages for Imran Khan

WEB DESK: Where prominent figures and personalities are sending their wishes to newly-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan via Twitter, Common Twitter users couldn't contain their excitement and jumped on the bandwagon to extend their warm wishes and felicitations to Mr. Khan.   22 years of endless struggles all for the sake of an educated, peaceful, blissful, healthy, happy, successful, &...

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PTI nominates Dr. Arif Alvi for President candidature

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Saturday has nominated Dr. Arif Alvi for the presidency slot of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. PTI's spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry announced the party's decison from his twitter account PTI has nominated Dr Arif Alvi as its candidate for President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan #PTI — Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 18, 2018 Dr. Arif Alvi, who is...

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Man martyred by ‘Indian unprovoked firing’: ISPR

According to the Inter Service Public Relations ( ISPR), on Saturday,  a 65-year-old man was killed when Indian troops initiated  "unprovoked" firing across the Line of Control (LoC) in Danna sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The ISPR statement further informed that Zulfiqar, a resident of Mouji village, died after Indian border force targeted civilian population in Danna sector...

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Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

ISTANBUL — The Turkish currency fell again on Friday, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions on the NATO country. The lira dropped about 5 percent, to about 6.11 per dollar, after U.S. President Donald Trump posted a tweet warning the country of more punitive measures over the...

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Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

NEW YORK — Stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to have a resolution by November. Industrial, health care and basic materials companies made some of the biggest gains. The report came a day after...

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