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Merit based system being ensured to bring economic stability: Syed Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD, June 5: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said the government is committed to a merit based system to bring economic stability in Pakistan. Talking to private news channel, he said the government is working to reform the National Accountability Bureau to hold the elements accountable who …

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Pakistan shoots down 8th spying quadcopter sent from India: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, June 5: Pakistan has shot down the eighth spying quadcopter sent from India across the Line of Control (LoC), the military’s media wing said in a statement issued Friday. “Pakistan Army troops shot down an Indian spying quadcopter in Khanjar Sector along LOC,” Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major …

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When Expectations Are Murdered…..

Ever since the sad demise of her founding father on Septem-ber the 11th, 1948, Pakistan has been yearning for a leader who would set the nation’s hearts ablaze with the raging fires of faith and resolve. One of the reasons General Ayub Khan’s coup in October 1958 was dubbed by …

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America’s institutional racism is being exposed

Trump’s tweets confirm the national zeitgeist as he calls protesters fair game to be shot Los Angeles Times Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What was your first reaction when you saw the video of the white cop kneeling on George Floyd’s neck while Floyd croaked, “I can’t breathe”? If you’re white, you probably …

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Who wants to sabotage ongoing Afghan peace process?

Nazia Nazar Two attacks in Afghanistan last week killed at least 56 people. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates Anwar Gargash condemned terrorist activities in Afghanistan and said that a political peace process in Afghanistan would not work unless terrorism was curbed in the country. …

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Shoaib Akhtar confirms receiving ‘incomprehensible’ FIA notice

Pakistan’s legendary former pacer Shoaib Akhtar, in a tweet on Thursday, provided confirmation that he had received a notice from the cybercrime unit of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). The notice was issued as a result of a complaint filed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) against the Rawalpindi Express. …

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Army Chief assures military’s assistance in combating locusts

Says effective operations are essential for food security in the country and in mitigating the negative economic impact of the attacks RAWALPINDI, June 4: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has assured the nation the Army will assist civil administration in combating locust attacks, the military’s media …

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Pakistan records 4,688 coronavirus cases, 82 deaths in 24 hours

ISLAMABAD, June 4: Record 4,688 new coronavirus cases have surfaced in the country over the last twenty four hours taking the coronavirus tally to 85,264. These include 31,104 in Punjab, 32, 910 in Sindh, 11,373 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 5, 224 in Balochistan, 3544 in Islamabad, 824 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 285 …

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Exports have increased by 45.35 per cent surprisingly despite Corona and lockdown

ISLAMABAD, June 4: Despite the coronavirus and lockdown, exports have increased surprisingly on a monthly basis during May 2020. Exports have increased by 45.35% in May as compared to April. According to the statistics agency, exports in May 2020 decreased by 33.64% as compared to May 2019. In the first …

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PM directs provincial govts to monitor prices of essential commodities on daily basis – Says CMs should make every effort to pass on benefits of fuel-price reduction to common man

ISLAMABAD, June 4: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday has taken serious view of the fact that there is no corresponding reduction in prices of essential commodities despite decrease in petroleum prices. Similarly, there is no logic as to why flour prices should increase when harvesting of the wheat …

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