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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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Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul to remain close for indefinite period

Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul will remain closed from today onwards for an indefinite period due to the harassment of Pakistani diplomats in Afghanistan’s capital. A statement issued by the Pakistani mission said, “Due to security reasons, Consular Section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Kabul will be closed from tomorrow Monday, 4th November, 2019 until further intimation.” Meanwhile, Islamabad on Sunday...

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Fazl threatens oust the govt by marching towards PM House

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman issued a stern warning to Prime Minister Imran, warning him that his Azadi March would throw him away. Addressing the Azadi March here at the federal capital on Sunday, the JUI-F Ameer said that if the election commission was not so helpless, such a large crowd wouldn't have assembled in Islamabad. "They...

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PM Khan rules out possibility of giving NRO to opposition

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday ruled out any possibility of pardon for opposition leaders, saying that any agreement with them would be equivalent to treachery with the country. In a post on Facebook, the prime minister said, “Unless they are held accountable, the country could not be put on track of progress. They just want to hear three...

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Pakistan rejects ‘legally untenable’ political maps issued by India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan rejects the political maps of India "displaying the Jammu and Kashmir region and seeking to depict parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir within the territorial jurisdiction of India", said a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Sunday. A day earlier, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs issued a notification detailing the boundaries of the so...

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PakvsAus: First T20I abandoned due to rain

Australia were 41-0 after 3.1 overs in pursuit of their revised 119-run target against Pakistan on Sunday when rain interrupted play for the second time, eventually forcing the first T20I in Sydney — already reduced to 15 overs — to be abandoned. The opening up of the heavens saved Pakistan from a certain defeat, as in the prior over the...

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Sharing leaked content of Rabi Pirzada a criminal act under PECA: Experts

Rabi Pirzada's leaked video has sparked a debate online surrounding privacy after private photos and videos of her were leaked online. The leaked private content of the singer was widespread on social media soon after it was made public, with multiple users sharing the videos and pictures and sending messages of condemnation towards the artist. However, in doing so, the...

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Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: PM Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Sunday that Kartarpur is ready to welcome the Sikh pilgrims from India on Guru Nanak jee’s 550th birthday celebrations. The prime minister tweeted the message along with pictures of the set up at the Pakistani side for the incoming Sikh pilgrims at Kartarpur. https://twitter.com/ImranKhanPTI/status/1190841838414028800 The premier also congratulated his government for readying Kartarpur in...

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Munir Akram takes charges as Pakistan representative to UN

NEW YORK: Munir Akram took charge as Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) on Saturday. Akram replaces outgoing ambassador Dr Maleeha Lodhi who served as Pakistan's envoy to the UN from 2015 to 2019. Speaking to local news channel, Akram said he had taken charge of the post at a time when Pakistan was facing several challenges. Akram,...

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IMF praises Pakistan’s effort of maintaining budget deficit to 0.9 percent of GDP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities managed to keep budget deficit at 0.9 percent of GDP, or around Rs400 billion, during the first quarter of the current fiscal – an achievement that was hailed by the IMF, but the country was advised to ensure full use of the budget to achieve the development goals, sources said on Friday. Sources said the International Monetary...

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DG ISPR seeks explanation from Molana Fazlur Rehman over statement on institution

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Friday that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F leader Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman should tell which institutions was he referring to in his speech to Azadi March protesters in Islamabad. The DG ISPR was speaking to a private channel, where he spoke about the speech Fazl gave to Azadi March protesters today. “Maulana Fazl...

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PM Imran directs govt negotiating team not to accept Rehbar’s committee unconstitutional demand

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan informed the government's committee negotiating that he will not accept any unconstitutional and undemocratic demands of the Rahbar Committee with regards to the Azadi March, sources said on Saturday. The government’s negotiating team met Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss the next steps regarding the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F)-led Azadi March. Meeting of the Pakistan Tehhreek-e-Insaaf...

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JUI(F) leader seeks PM Imran resignation within two days as Azadi March caravan arrives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD:  JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday has given Prime Minister Imran two days to resign and go home. "We cannot show more patience," he said. "We are giving two days' time otherwise the people have the capability to enter the PM House by force and arrest the prime minister," he added. In the same vein, the JUI-F chief...

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Price of petroleum products hiked as proposed by OGRA

ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday has approved the hike in petroleum products’ prices as recommended by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) for the month of November. According to the notification issued by the Finance Ministry the price of petrol is increased by Rs. 1 per liter and the price of light speed diesel is decreased by Rs. 6.56 per...

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PM Imran reiterates his support ofr people of IOK

GILGIT: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday reiterated his support for people of Kashmir and said no one can stop occupied Kashmir from becoming independent. Addressing the Azadi Parade on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day of Gilgit, the prime minister used the occasion to highlight the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir where Narendra Modi government had imposed a curfew...

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Rabi Pirzadah somehow makes space to news headline as alleged nude pictures of singer goes viral

Singer Rabi Pirzadah has once again made herself into news headlines as alleged nude pictures and a video of the actor was released on the wee hour of Friday. Trending top on twitter, the leakage of private content has triggered condemnation from the larger public but few have taken this as a choice by the singer to reveal and to...

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Firdous Ashiq Awan served new show cause notice by IHC, apologises for remarks

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday issued another show cause notice to Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan in the contempt of court case. Chief Justice Athar Minallah, while issuing the verdict, directed Awan to visit the district courts along with representatives of the bar and asked her to appear again on Tuesday....

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