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Pakistan in touch with U.S for deal of latest version of F-16s: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD, December 28: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday said Pakistan is in negotiations with the United States to procure the latest F-16 fighter jets, but did not specify an exact number. “We are in talks with US defence officials to get some latest F-16s …

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Quality education key to ensure bright future of youth: Pervez Khattak

Grants cheques of scholarships worth Rs. 100 million to 315 scholars of MPhil and PhD PESHAWAR, December 28: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak on Monday handed over keys of 50 vehicles to the administration of various boys and girls colleges of the province and granted cheques of scholarships worth …

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa demands 14.8 per cent share in imported LNG

ISLAMABAD, December 28: The Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has demanded of the federal government to allocate 14.82 per cent share of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the province. The province has also demanded the extension of the LNG pipeline from Lahore to Peshawar, an official source revealed. “We didn’t ask …

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PM announces cut in industrial power tariffs

KARACHI, December 28: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday reiterated to support industries by reducing power tariffs to boost national economy. While addressing the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries, the premier announced a Rs3 per unit cut in industrial power tariffs. “We are reducing the industrial electricity …

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Environment of fear, retribution from terrorists, criminals reduced: COAS

ISLAMABAD, December 28: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Monday said that an environment has been created where fear and retribution from the terrorists and criminals has largely been reduced. He was speaking at the 49th Convocation Ceremony of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), was held …

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PPP’s hue and cry on Rangers powers intends to protect corrupt elements: Imran

ISLAMABAD, December 28: PTI Chief Imran Khan has said that the PPP’s hue and cry on Rangers policing powers was aimed at protecting criminals and corrupt elements. While twitting on social media, Khan said that the PPP was making fuss over the accountability of thieves and corrupt elements in Sindh …

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Pakistan is once again on crossroads

Modi’s campaign to secure the coveted permanent seat in the U.N Security Council is going great guns. From Moscow he got the necessary assurance of support. Then he came to Kabul to weave some new net of conspiracies against Pakistan. Finally on his way back home he alongwith his massive …

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100 days of Indian imposed blockade in Nepal and anti-Indian protests

Amna Razzaq It is widely understood in India and Nepal that the two countries are more than just neighbors; the relationship is “special.” One aspect of this is that the Indian establishment has always viewed Nepal as being within India’s larger security envelope in relation to China. Some observers see …

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Poor Governance

Mubarak Ali Baloch Strong institutions with honest and upright management deny manipulative tendencies to undermine their institutional mandate. Positive institutional vibrance generates salutary impact in the area of governance falling in the ambit. For this to happen people with high moral standards and professional caliber are normally preferred to run …

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Nation remembers Benazir Bhutto on her eight death anniversary

LARKANA, December 27: The eight death anniversary of former Prime Minister and Pakistan Peoples Party chief Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was observed on Sunday with party leaders and workers thronging Garhi Khuda Baksh to pay homage to late leader. Eight years passed since the first ever female prime minister of Pakistan …

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