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Three soldiers martyred, 8 injured in terrorists’ ambush in Panjgur: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, July 14: Three soldiers were martyred and eight others injured when terrorists opened fire on security forces in Balochistan’s Panjgur district, the military’s media wing said on Tuesday. The militants carried out the “fire raid” when the security personnel were on routine patrol near Gichak valley in Panjgur’s Kahan …

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SC allows govt to take action on Sugar Commission Report

ISLAMABAD, July 14: Dismissing the stay order issued by the Sindh High Court, the Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the government to take action against sugar mills in the light of the Sugar Inquiry Commission (SIC) report. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, heard the case. The apex …

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Imran Khan directs provinces to constitute finance commissions

– Shibli says Cabinet decides to streamline process to appoint institutions’ heads: Hajj Fund on Malaysian pattern to be set up: Decisions on K-Electric, gas prices to be taken in next meeting ISLAMABAD, July 14: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all provinces to constitute Provincial Finance Commissions to bring …

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What happened then is happening again and will happen always (why don’t the Kings read history?)

For those readers, who are not familiar with the Tale of Troy, and for the benefit of those occupying positions of high power, I am venturing to tell the tale briefly in this column. All of human experience is entrenched in this ancient story which was first put into epic …

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State Bank penalises 15 banks for violating the protocols

KARACHI, July 12: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Sunday penalised 15 banks for violating the protocols it has set for banks under the customer due diligence (CDD), know your customers (KYC) and foreign exchange policies. The central bank slapped penalties worth Rs1.68 billion on 15 commercial banks due to …

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The King of Kings

Acrimo-nious conflict will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums, and smaller adrenal glands. This truth of history had first been emphasized upon by Homer, and subsequently endorsed by almost every historian and chronicler of human behaviour. The roots of acrimonious conflict lie either …

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THE ARMY BE SPARED

  I view with great concern the growing trend among the intellectuals and the representatives of the Civil society, to condemn en bloc the whole institution of the Military for its frequent transgression into, and domination of the nation’s political life. Quite often, while condemning the frequent incursions of the …

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SC dissatisfied over Pakistan Railways’ operations

-There seems to be nothing insight by which the operations of the Pakistan Railways could be improved, says CJP ISLAMABAD, July 9: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the working of Pakistan Railways saying that “it is not being operated the way it should be”. Hearing a …

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Imran Khan directs Governor Sindh to resolve Karachi’s electricity woes

ISLAMABAD, July 9: Prime Minister Imran Khan, taking notice of widespread load shedding in Karachi, has directed Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and other officials to swiftly resolve issues of K-Electric. According to details, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Federal Minister Asad Umar and ShehzadQasim had a special meeting with the Prime …

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UN officials seek probe into torture, custodial deaths of Muslims in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR, July 9: Four UN special rapporteurs have asked the Indian government to investigate the alleged torture and custodial killings of several Muslim men since January 2019. A report was sent to the Indian government on May 4 over “the continued deterioration of human rights conditions” in occupied Kashmir, documenting …

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