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LHC decision on Nawaz’s travel reinforces ‘spirit of cabinet’s decision’: Akbar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Sunday said that the Lahore High Court's (LHC) decision to unconditionally allow former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for four weeks for medical treatment, in fact, "reinforces the spirit of the cabinet decision" on the issue. He was addressing a press conference alongside Attorney General Anwar...

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Govt’s effective efforts supporting Pakistan economy: Hafeez Sheikh

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan's Adviser on Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh said on Monday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government's effective measures have started supporting Pakistan economy. Addressing a press conference here at the federal capital, PM's adviser said there has been a gradual reduction in Pakistan's trade deficit and that the country's exports have experienced a noticeable improvement. The government's...

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With Indian Supreme Court’s ruling, Modi’s Hindu-first agenda barrels forward

NEW DELHI: Just six months after sweeping to re-election, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered on two major promises of his Hindu-first agenda, electrifying his base but sowing unease among liberals and the nation's Muslim minority. The latest boost for Modi came on Saturday, when the Supreme Court handed Hindu groups control of a contested site where a 16th-century...

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Pakistan manages to retain top spot in ICC T20I ranking despite consecutive defeats

Pakistan has managed to barely retain their top spot in the ICC T20I Team Rankings, despite losing back-to-back T20I series and winning just a single match in the format all year. The Men in Green, as per the ICC indexes updated on Monday, have a rating of 270, just one higher than second-placed Australia (269). England (265) round off the top three,...

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Flock of locusts disrupt daily life in Karachi

A flock of locusts from Balochistan’s coastal areas attacked Karachi and its adjoining areas on Monday. Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s Plant Protection Department’s Technical Director Muhammad Tariq Khan said the locusts are found in desert areas. He added that they are monitoring the situation and clarified that usually, they are not harmful. The Sindh Government directed the...

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Snooker Champion Mohammad Asif receives hero’s welcome in Pakistan

Pakistan’s star cueist Mohammad Asif received hero's welcome at Karachi airport upon his return from Turkey after winning the IBSF World Snooker Championship title. The arrival lounge echoed with slogans of 'Pakistan Zindabad' and 'Mohammad Asif Zindabad' as the champion arrived carrying the glittering trophy of IBSF Championship. The champion was greeted by the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA),...

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Contempt of court: IHC asks Sarwar, Awan to appear on Nov 14

ISLAMABAD: Another member of Prime Minister Imran Khan's cabinet was issued contempt of court notice on Monday after Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan. Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan was issued a notice for comments he passed during a TV show and asked him to appear before the court on November 14, and...

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Nawaz Sharif should go abroad for better medical treatment: FM Qureshi

MULTAN: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif should go abroad for better treatment, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday. The foreign minister, while speaking to the media in Multan, said the government has created no impediments for ex-premier Nawaz Sharif in going abroad. He said that Nawaz Sharif can go anywhere he wants for his treatment. The minister also...

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Have faith Pakistan will rise again by following the principles of state of Medina: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said I have faith Pakistan will rise again by following the principles of state of Medina. Addressing the International Rehmatul-Lil-Alameen (SAW) Conference in Islamabad, the prime minister said no NRO or other relaxations can be given to corrupt people. “People have said that I should forgive those who have looted the country, but...

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Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) being observed with religious fervour across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) will be celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm across the country on Sunday (10th November). Public holiday is announced for Sunday. Special conferences, events and "Mahafil-e-Naat" will be arranged to pay respect to the last messenger whose entire life and teachings are beacon of light for humanity. The...

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Pakistan expresses deep concern over Indian SC ruling on Babri Mosque

Pakistan on Saturday expressed "deep concern" over the Indian Supreme Court's ruling in the historic Babri Masjid case, saying it had made it clear that "minorities in India are no longer safe". While announcing its judgement on a disputed land where Hindu hard-liners demolished the 16th-century Babri mosque in 1992, India's top court earlier in the day ruled in favour...

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Modi thanks PM Imran over opening Kartarpur corridor

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, thanked his Pakistani counterpart, Imran Khan, for his cooperation on the Kartarpur Corridor issue. Speaking at an event, Modi said that Prime Minister Imran had understood the emotions of the Indian people. "I would like to thank the prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, for understanding the sentiments of the people of India,"...

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PM Imran inaugrates Kartarpur corridor amid notable guests coming from India

Prime Minister Imran Khan formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor at a colourful ceremony on Saturday, paving the way for Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit one of their religion's holiest sites in Pakistan without needing a visa. "First of all, I congratulate the Sikh community on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak and welcome you all," the premier said...

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Pakistan, IMF reaches staff level agreement on another installment of US$450 million

Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached a staff-level agreement on the first review under the Extended Fund Facility on Friday, according to which Islamabad will receive another installment of US$450 million. The international money lender issued a press release according to which the end-September performance criteria were met with "comfortable margins and that progress continues towards meeting all...

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PM Imran all set to inaugrate historic Kartarpur Corridor today

NAROWAL: Prime Minister Imran Khan is all set to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor today to facilitate entry of Sikh pilgrims from India into Gurdwara Dera Sahib at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan. The Corridor is being opened on the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji beginning from Tuesday. The landmark project initiated on the directives of Imran...

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9 November: Allama Iqbal’s day being observed in the country

Allama Sir Muhammad Iqbal was a poet, philosopher and politician born in Sialkot on 9 November 1877, in  British India (now in Pakistan), whose poetry in Urdu, Arabic and Persian is considered to be among the greatest of the modern era and whose vision of an independent state for the Muslims of British India was to inspire the creation of...

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Babri mosque not built on vacant land, directs allotment of alternate land to Muslims: Indian SC

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court ruled that the disputed babri Mosque land should be given to the The Bench orders that the disputed land must be given to the Hindus, while ordering that Muslims have to be allotted an alternate land to construct a mosque as a replacement for the destruction of the Babri Mosque. The Indian top court issued...

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