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OIC demands India to end IOK siege immediately: Foreign Minister

ISLAMABAD, June 22: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that OIC Contact Group has demanded India to immediately end siege of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Briefing media persons on emergency virtual meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Monday, the foreign minister said that India is committing worst human …

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Indian, Chinese Commanders parley on border, growing calls to boycott Chinese goods

MOLDO, June 22: Indian and Chinese military commanders parleyed on Monday to ease tensions at their contested border, as the public mood hardened in India for a military and economic riposte to China following the worst clash in over five decades. An Indian government source said corps commanders from both …

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Captain Sabih among two martyred in Waziristan; terrorist killed

RAWALPINDI, June 21: Two soldiers were martyred and one terrorist was killed during an exchange of fire between a patrolling party of the security forces near the border of North and South Waziristan districts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. A statement from the ISPR said that the …

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India may activate sleeper cells in Pakistan to cover up Ladakh embarrassment: Foreign Minister

ISLAMABAD, June 21: FM Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Sunday said that India might activate its sleeper cells in some parts of Pakistan to cover up the questioning by its people over the country’s embarrassment in Ladakh standoff with China. In a statement, he said such subversive incidents had already taken …

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‘I can bat at any number’ Haider Ali

Emerging batsman Haider Ali, who earned his maiden call-up in Pakistan team for the tour of England has stated that he can bat at any number and is happy to play the part for Pakistan cricket in every given chance. The Attock-born, however, insisted that his prefer batting position is …

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SC quashes Presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa

ISLAMABAD, June 19: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday rejected the Presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa for non-disclosure of family members’ properties in his wealth statement and also declared the show cause notice against him as null and void. The short verdict was announced by Justice Umar Ata …

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Four martyred, many injured in three separate bomb blasts

GHOTKI, KARACHI, LARKANA, June 19: Two Rangers officials were martyred and one injured in three separate attacks in Ghotki, Karachi and Larkana each, on Friday. In a blast that took place near a meat shop in Ghotki, two Rangers officials and a civilian lost their lives. According to Senior Superintendent …

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Pakistan signs $1.5 billion financing pacts with WB, ADB and AIIB

ISLAMABAD, June 19: Pakistan on Friday signed financing agreements, worth US$ 1,500 million, with three international financial institutions (IFIs) including World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (AIIB). Prime Minister Imran Khan witnessed the signing ceremony of the financing agreements. Noor Ahmed, Secretary Ministry of Economic …

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KPK Government presents Rs 923 billion tax free Budget 2020-21

PESHAWAR, June 19: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government, on Friday, presented its annual budget worth Rs 923 billion with maximum allocation of Rs124billion for health, Rs317.8bln for development expenditure including Rs221.9 billion for settled districts and Rs95.9 billion for merged tribal districts. Presenting the budget for financial year 2020-21 in the …

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Imran Khan asks oil companies to ensure smooth supply of petroleum products and orders action against hoarders

Says won’t tolerate petroleum shortage at any cost ISLAMABAD, June 18: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday stated in clear terms that he will not tolerate petroleum shortage in the country at any cost. Going through the Ministry of Petroleum’s report on the recent fuel shortage, the prime minister issued …

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