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Petroleum prices reduced or maintained at current level

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Petroleum prices reduced or maintained at current level ISLAMABAD: The government has either reduced the prices of petroleum products or maintained at the current level for the month of August 2014. On the recommendations of the Finance Minister, Mohammad Ishaq Dar, the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif approved to maintain the existing prices of Petrol, HOBC, and High Speed Diesel, said a statement issued...


No loadshedding for a week on Eid: K-Electric

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No loadshedding for a week on Eid: K-Electric KARACHI: There will be no loadshedding  in the metropolis for next one week starts from Chand Raat, announced by K-Electric, Aaj News reported on Monday. The company has decided to provide continuous electricity during next one week, said K-Electric spokesperson. However, Red Response team will remain alert to attend technical faults during the week, said...


Gujranwala clash: Woman and two children burnt to death

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Gujranwala clash: Woman and two children burnt to death GUJRANWALA: At least three people who belonged to the same family, including one woman and two children were burnt to death, whereas other sustained injuries when an angry mob set fire in Arafat Colony on five houses, Aaj news reported. According to the reports, the clash among the mob’s started when an Ahmadi, identified as...


Part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr today

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Part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr today PESHAWAR: Part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr today (Monday), after the announcement passed out by Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai here on late Sunday night to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, Aaj News reported. While speaking to the media, Mufti Shahabuddin Poplzai, the prayer leader at the Qasim Ali Khan mosque and head of the unofficial Ruet-i-Hilal Committee...


‘Zarb-e-Azb operation to continue till final objectives are achieved’, says PM

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‘Zarb-e-Azb operation to continue till final objectives are achieved’, says PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while expressing pleasure over the success of the security forces in North Waziristan, Mir Ali area said that the Zarb-e-Azb operation will continue on the same pace until the achievement of the final objectives, Aaj News reported. According to the statement issued by the PM of Pakistan on Sunday evening,...


Ex-CJ’s defamation notice – a golden chance for PTI chief to prove rigging allegations true

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2014

Ex-CJ’s defamation notice – a golden chance for PTI chief to prove rigging allegations true ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry’s Rs 20 billion defamation notice to Imran Khan has provided a timely ideal opportunity to the PTI chief to abandon his upcoming agitational “agenda” and settle his rigging allegations in the highest court of the land. This peaceful alternative of resolving the issue of alleged rigging through apex...


13 people hurt in Quetta blast

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13 people hurt in Quetta blast QUETTA: At least thirteen people received injuries in an explosion at Qandhari Bazaar area of provincial capital on Sunday evening. According to police, the blast occurred outside of a shop when people were busy in shopping. As a result, thirteen people suffered wounds. The injured were shifted to civil hospital for medical aid where two...


PTI to invite other political parties for ‘Azadi March’: Hashmi

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PTI to invite other political parties for ‘Azadi March’: Hashmi MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi said on Sunday that PTI would contact other political parties for participation in the ‘Azadi March’ to be organized on August 14. Talking to media persons here at his residence, Hashmi claimed that people of the country were taking PTI Azadi March as a ray of hope...


Eid moon-sighting committee to meet on Monday

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Eid moon-sighting committee to meet on Monday KARACHI:  The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet here on Monday (July, 28) for the sighting of Shawwal (1435 Hijri) crescent. The meeting to be presided over by Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will begin after Asr prayers at the office of the Meteorological Department (Met. Complex), Mosamiyat Chowrangi, University Road. The members of the...


Karachi: Second major power breakdown in 24 hours

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Karachi: Second major power breakdown in 24 hours KARACHI: The port city, Karachi has to spend another day suffering from a major power breakdown, just like they spent the whole Friday night and day without electricity, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, this is the second major power breakdown, Karachi is facing within 24 hours. On Thursday, majority of the power gird...


Senior Journalist Majid Nizami passes away

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Senior Journalist Majid Nizami passes away LAHORE: Senior Journalist and founder of Nawa-i-Waqt, Majid Nizami, 86, suffering from heart ailment passed away in Lahore. According to the reports, Majid Nizami was suffering from heart ailment and was admitted at a hospital for treatment. Recent sources revealed that his funeral prayers was held at Bagh-e-Jinnah at 9:00 AM Saturday (today). May Allah...


Nawaz Sharif meets King Abdullah

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Nawaz Sharif meets King Abdullah RIYADH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arab,  Aaj News reported. According to the reports, both the leaders discussed bilateral and issues of mutual interest. They also exchanged views on the prevailing situation in Syria and Palestine. Reports cliamed that Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was also present...


Saad unveils government’s plan for Independence Day celebrations

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Saad unveils government’s plan for Independence Day celebrations ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Saad Rafique on Thursday announced government’s plan for celebrating 68th Independence Day of Pakistan in a befitting manner. Addressing a press conference here, the minister said that the government had decided to celebrate Independence Day across the country by holding a range of ceremonies. These celebrations will commence on August...


PPP will not participate in protest on August 14: Rehman Malik

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PPP will not participate in protest on August 14: Rehman Malik ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would not participate in anyone’s protest on August 14, stated Former interior minister Rehman Malik, Aaj News reported on Friday. Speaking to media outside the parliament house, Malik said, “PPP is a major party and leads from the front. It does not join anyone.” He said Tahirul Qadri went Lahore...


Khyber Agency: Blasts in Tehsil Bara, Jamrud, injure two

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Khyber Agency: Blasts in Tehsil Bara, Jamrud, injure two JAMRUD: As many as two blasts occurred outside the houses in Tehsil Bara and Jamrud of Khyber Agency while two persons were injured when a rocket was fired in Charsadda, Aaj News reported on Thursday. A blast occurred outside a house in Achani area of Tehsil Bara that partially damaged the house, reports claimed. Another...


US envoy, Chaudhry Nisar conduct a meeting

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US envoy, Chaudhry Nisar conduct a meeting ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador to Islamabad Richard Olson called on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, During the meeting different points came under discussion bilateral relations and regional security. Moreover, Nisar told the US envoy that Pak-US relations were vital for regional stability. Olson further added that...


Last rights of Mubarak Kazmi performed

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Last rights of Mubarak Kazmi performed KARACHI: Last rights and funeral prayers of Mubarak Kazmi, Advocate, who was gunned down in Karachi on Wednesday was performed at Khairul Amal mosque Ancholi, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the funeral prayers of Advocate Mubarak Kazmi was attended by prominent religious, political and social leaders and personalities, including Talib Jauhri. The earlier...


Body of pilot Haris Sulaiman recovered, search for father’s body underway

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th July 2014

Body of pilot Haris Sulaiman recovered, search for father’s body underway WASHINGTON: The body of a seventeen-year-old pilot, Haris Sulaiman, who wished to travel around the world for charity and fund raising has been recovered, whereas a search for his father’s body is underway, Aaj news reported. According to the US media reports, the coast guards have informed the family members of the deceased. Haris Sulaiman...


Central Ruet e Hilal Committee to meet on Monday for Eid moon sighting

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2014

Central Ruet e Hilal Committee to meet on Monday for Eid moon sighting ISLAMABAD: A meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would be held in Karachi on Ramzan-ul-Mubarak 29 Monday, (July 28) for sighting the crescent of Shawwal-ul-Mukarram 1435 A.H. The meeting to be chaired by Chairman Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman would be held in the building of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) camp office Karachi says a press release...


Jet fighters pound terrorists hideouts in NWA, kill 13

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Jet fighters pound terrorists hideouts in NWA, kill 13 SHAWAL: As many as 13 terrorists were killed when Pakistan Air Force fighter jets again pounded 4 suspected hideouts of militants in Tehsil Shawal of North Waziristan Agency (NWA), Aaj News reported on Wednesday. According to the sources, in continuation of security forces operation Zarb-e-Azb, terrorists’ sanctuaries located near the Pak-Afghan border in Tehsil Shawal...


Zardari meets US Vice President Joe Biden

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2014

Zardari meets US Vice President Joe Biden WASHINGTON: Co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and former President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari met US Vice President Joe Biden and other US Congress members, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the one-hour meeting held between the officials discussed about the Zarb-e-Azb operation held in North Waziristan as well as some bilateral issues....


ATC dismisses Gullu Butt’s bail appeal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2014

ATC dismisses Gullu Butt’s bail appeal LAHORE: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore disbanded the petition of Gullu Butt’s bail who was involved in demolishing the cars during the clash between Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers and the police outside the Minhajul Quran International Secretariat on June 17, Aaj News reported on Tuesday. According to sources, a special court of the...


No force can stop the wave of revolution: Qadri

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2014

No force can stop the wave of revolution: Qadri LAHORE: No force can reverse the tide of revolution after which one million educated people will be brought into power, said Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr. Tahirul Qadri on Monday, Aaj News reported. While addressing a traders’ convention here at Minhajul Quran Secretariat, Dr. Qadri said preparation of the list of people who will...


Lahore: LEAs arrest three alleged terrorists

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2014

Lahore: LEAs arrest three alleged terrorists LAHORE: Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have arrested three alleged terrorists and recovered maps of sensitive places from their possession, Aaj News reported on Tuesday. According to the sources, the alleged terrorists, Muhammad Aslam alias Abdul Sattar and an unidentified person were arrested from Nishtar colony while Hafiz Usman alias Saeed was held in Factory Area....


Emergency landing of PIA plane in Muscat

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2014

Emergency landing of PIA plane in Muscat ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines flight en route to Saudi Arabia from Islamabad made an emergency landing in Muscat today, because of a passenger who suffered from heart attack, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, a female passenger on board PIA flight suffered the heart attack, which is why the passenger plane made an emergency...


Bus falls into ravine in AJK kills 20, injures 45

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Bus falls into ravine in AJK kills 20, injures 45 AZAD KASHMIR: As many as 20 passengers lost their lives while 45 others got injured when a bus fell into a ravine in Azad Kashmir, Aaj News reported on Monday. According to police, a passenger bus fell into a ravine near Puna that was enroute to Samahni, as a result of which, 20 passengers died...


 
 
 



 
 



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