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Imran Khan proud of his team for being first to impose smart lockdowns

ISLAMABAD, June 28: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday said that he is proud of his team for being the first to enforce smart lockdowns in the country, hoping that the country will see off the worst of this crisis with proper implementation of precautionary measures. The Prime Minister took to …

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Pakistan team leaves for England tour

A 20-player Pakistan squad has left for England, through a chartered flight from Lahore, on Sunday morning despite novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Upon arrival in Manchester, the squad will be transported to Worcestershire where they will undergo the England and Wales Cricket Board testing before completing their 14-day isolation period, …

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Govt decides to take action against 262 pilots with fake licences

Out of 400 PIA pilots, 150 captains have been found to have obtained fake licences ISLAMABAD, June 24: After the interim investigation report of the Karachi PIA crash investigation was presented in the National Assembly, major decisions were expected from the government to rectify the identified problems. The first of …

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Performance of 85 commercial govt agencies working under 19 Federal Ministries is unsatisfactory, Finance Advisor informed

ISLAMABAD, June 24: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has been informed in a briefing that 85 commercial government agencies are functioning under 19 federal ministries, the performance of all government agencies is unsatisfactory. According to details, a special cabinet committee on government agencies met under …

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India’s behaviour with Pakistani diplomats clear violation of Vienna Convention: Foreign Minister

ISLAMABAD, June 24: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says India’s behavior with Pakistani diplomats in New Delhi is clear violation of the Vienna Convention. In a statement Wednesday, the Foreign Minister said Indian allegations against the staff of Pakistani High Commission are baseless. The Foreign Minister said India asked for …

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Imran Khan directs Cabinet members not to issue controversial statements

PM directs Special Assistants, Advisers to disclose assets The performance of some Ministers and Advisers also came under discussion in the meeting ISLAMABAD, June 23: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed members of the federal cabinet not to issue controversial statements. The prime minister said this while presiding over …

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India and Pakistan ask each other to reduce mission strength in Islamabad and New Delhi by 50%

ISLAMABAD, June 23: In yet another sign of deepening tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours, India has decided to reduce the staff strength of Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi by 50 per cent. The decision was conveyed to the Charge d’Affaires of Pakistan, who was summoned to the Ministry …

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Army Chief expresses gratitude for China’s medical supplies and other assistance to fight COVID-19

RAWALPINDI, June 23: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed gratitude for China’s support related to immediate medical supplies and other assistance especially the visit by Chinese medical experts to help Pakistan fight the pandemic. He said this while meeting a 10-member People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Medical …

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Army Chief lauds Pakistan Navy’s sacrifices for defending the maritime frontiers

Says Naval War College is a prestigious institution of Pakistan Navy RAWALPINDI, June 22: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited Navy War College Lahore. According to statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), on arrival at Navy War College, Commandant Rear Admiral Muhammad …

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Shehbaz, family own benami wealth in access of Rs2.40 billion: Sources

LAHORE, June 22: Sources privy to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) disclosed on Monday that investigations into former Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his family’s wealth has thus far revealed benami companies worth Rs 2.40 billion. According to details, the undeclared (benami) wealth is being represented by three different front …

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