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Safe And Sound With Relatives In DI Khan, Missing CDA Deputy Director’s video surfaces

Web Desk: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Deputy Director Ayaz Khan, who was earlier reported as ‘missing’ from Islamabad by his family members, has rejected the reports of his disappearance. Ayaz Khan issued a video statement on Friday saying he was in Dera Ismail Khan with his relatives and completely safe and sound. In a video message Ayaz Khan said, I...

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Safe And Sound With Relatives In DI Khan, Missing CDA Deputy Director’s video surfaces

Web Desk: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Deputy Director Ayaz Khan, who was earlier reported as ‘missing’ from Islamabad by his family members, has rejected the reports of his disappearance. Ayaz Khan issued a video statement on Friday saying he was in Dera Ismail Khan with his relatives and completely safe and sound. In a video message Ayaz Khan said, I...

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NAB recommends Interior Ministry To Put Hamza And Salman Shehbaz On ECL

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday has recommended Ministry of interior to place the names of Hamza Shehbaz and Salman Shehbaz on Exit control List (ECL). According to details, NAB inks letter to Ministry of Interior which states that Hamza and Salman are under investigation therefore, their names be placed on ECL. Hamza and Salman are being probed...

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British PM Theresa May fights rebellion over Brexit deal

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May battled to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her political future on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. The Conservative leader said she believed with "every fibre of my being" in the Brexit course she had set, hours after facing a hostile parliament and seeing four...

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Raza Rabbani slams aspersions being raised on Senate Chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party veteran leader Raza Rabbani, on Friday was critical of the standoff between the government and Senate Chairman Sadiq Sajrani over Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry. A day earlier, Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani placed a ban on Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from attending the session until he apologised for his outburst against the opposition. Following a cabinet meeting, Chaudhry...

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Abu Dhabi Test: New Zealand bowled out for 153

Pakistan´s spin-cum-pace attack left New Zealand in ruins at tea on the opening day of the first Test despite captain Kane Williamson´s half century in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The Kiwis were all out for 153, with Williamson´s 27th Test half century reduced to a footnote. His performance with the bat had lifted New Zealand from 39-3 to 111 before...

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Five factories sealed in Punjab for using textile dyes to make ketchup red

LAHORE: On Friday, the Punjab Food Authority has sealed a number of factories across the province for gross violations of hygiene and safety in preparation of food ingredients, local news channel reported.  According to Punjab Food Authority, out of 39 production units checked, five factories were sealed, seven were fined and 26 warned for manufacturing substandard ketchup, mayonnaise and other...

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Taking U-turns according to situation is a sign of leader: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan who has been criticised over the years over his apparent U-turns on Friday said a leader who does not take U-turns according to the situation is not a real leader. During an interaction with journalists at the PM House, the premier said, [Adolf] Hitler and Napoleon [Bonaparte] suffered huge defeats and caused losses as they...

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CDA deputy director gone missing: Islamabad Police

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the police official said that Capital Development Authority (CDA) deputy director has gone missing from the federal capital. “CDA Deputy Director Muhammad Ayaz went missing from the Aabpara Police Station area on Thursday,” officials said. “He left his office at 2:30pm a day earlier and has been missing since." Officials further said that the CDA deputy director’s...

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President Arif Alvi expresses anger over huge protocol for him outside Lahore Airport

LAHORE: On Friday, President Dr Arif Alvi who reached Lahore on a two-day visit refused to step outside from the airport until the protocol given to him was sent away. My continuous struggle to keep security but reduce protocol that inconveniences people. Am at Lahore airport and there are 32 cars to escort me waiting outside. Will wait until they...

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Nawaz Sharif admits of gifting money from abroad to daughter

ISLAMABAD: On Friday,  former prime minister Nawaz Sharif admitted that he had gifted most of the money received from abroad to his daughter Maryam Nawaz. The former premier recorded his responses to 120 out of a total of 151 questions today, for a third consecutive day before an accountability court in Islamabad. He admitted receiving money from abroad, and said...

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T20 World Cup Will Be My Last : Faf Du Plessis

BRISBANE: South African captain Faf du Plessis said on Friday the T20 World Cup in Australia in two years time will be his last. The 34-year-old, who has led his country in two World T20 campaigns, in 2014 and 2016, is keen to play a third but will then step aside. “The T20 World Cup in 2020 is something I’m...

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SC Seeks Report On Appointment Of Zulfi Bukhari As PM Imran’s Assistant

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan sought a detailed report on the appointment of Zulfi Bukhari as the prime minister’s special assistant on overseas Pakistanis and human resource development. Muhammad Adil Chattha from Lahore and Mirza Abdul Moiz Baig from Karachi had filed a petition against his appointment which was taken up by the top court at the...

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Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan strikes as New Zealand looses both openers

ABU DHABI:  On Friday, Pakistan struck early to remove both New Zealand openers, after the tourists won the toss and chose to bat in the first of three Test matches at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Pacer Mohammad Abbas had Jeet Raval out cheaply for 7, and spinner Yasir Shah removed Tom Latham for 13 in the first session of...

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SC expresses annoyance over absences of AGP in Faizabad Dharna case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed anger over the absence of the attorney general of Pakistan and questioned the government's seriousness as it heard a suo motu case on the sit-in staged by the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) at Faizabad Interchange in 2017. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa resumed hearing the...

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Julian Assange charged in US

WASHINGTON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said Thursday. Prosecutors revealed the existence of the sealed indictment inadvertently in a court filing in an unrelated case, WikiLeaks said. The exact nature of the charges against Assange was not immediately known. “SCOOP: US...

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Khashoggi murder: US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions

The United States on Thursday placed punishing economic sanctions on 17 Saudis allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, including top aides of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The sanctions were declared after Riyadh s public prosecutor announced that five officials face a possible death sentence in the case but exculpated the prince. "The Saudi officials we are...

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