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New Chinese investment is being made in HMC which will boost industry and the projects will provide progress opportunities to Pakistanis: Lt Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa

TAXILA, June 18: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Chairman Lt General (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa says Pakistan will have a completely revamped railway system after the completion of phase II of CPEC. “All railway crossings will be replaced by underpasses and …

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England announce 30-man training squad ahead of West Indies Tests

England included eight uncapped players in a 30-man training group announced Wednesday ahead of next month’s Test series against the West Indies. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) last month named a 55-strong training group. But the selectors have now whittled the number down to those who are more …

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Army top brass expresses resolve to thwart Indian designs in IOK

CORPS COMMANDERS’ CONFERENCE HELD AT GHQ RAWALPINDI, June 17: The top military leadership of the country on Wednesday expressed resolve to continue thwarting Indian designs in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, expose its targeting of innocent civilians and open support to terrorist outfits. The Corps Commander’s Conference was held at the …

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Indian, Chinese Foreign Ministers agree to ‘cool down’ border tensions but blame each other

NEW DELHI/BEIJING, June 17: The foreign ministers of China and India agreed to “cool down” the recent border tensions in Ladakh region as soon as possible during a telephone talk held Wednesday but blamed each other. According to China’s foreign ministry, both countries have agreed to “deal fairly” with the …

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Full cooperation to provinces over countering corruption, poverty being extended: Imran Khan

KARACHI, June 17: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the allied political parties were pursuing the common agenda of eliminating corruption, poverty reduction and improving public service. In this regard, the federal government was cooperating with all provinces particularly Sindh, the prime minister …

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PCB asks players to remain vigilant on social media ahead of England tour

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reiterated that players should be careful while using social media, during their upcoming tour of England. According to Daily Express, corrupt elements will be closely following the Pakistan, England series as cricket returns after it was temporarily suspended due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown. …

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Indian Army Colonel, 2 troops killed in violent face-off with China in Ladakh

SRINAGAR, June 16: An Indian army colonel and two troops were killed while many others were grievously injured in a violent face-off with Chinese soldiers at Galwan Valley in Ladakh region. According to Kashmir Media Service, the incident on Monday night follows weeks of rising tension and the deployment of …

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Top military brass takes stock of situation amid tensions with India

CJCSC, COAS, CNS and CAS visited ISI headquarters RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza and the services chiefs on Tuesday lauded Inter-Services Intelligence’s (ISI) efforts for national security, the military’s media wing said. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, CJCSC Gen Nadeem Raza, Chief of Army …

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UN Chief asks India to end torture, use of pellet guns against children in Kashmir

UNITED NATIONS, June 16: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has voiced deep concern over the continued use of pellet guns against children by the Indian security forces in occupied Kashmir, and called on New Delhi to “immediately end” such practices. The call was made by Guterres in the annual report on Children …

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