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Neglecting behavior of Sindh and Federal Govt on Thar is condemnable

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Neglecting behavior of Sindh and Federal Govt on Thar is condemnable ISLAMABAD: The neglecting behavior of Sindh and Federal governments of the ongoing and worsening drought in Thar which is leading to unavoidable deaths through malnutrition and starvation, especially of women and children is totally condemnable, said Chairman PTI Imran Khan. In previous years 24 suicide cases were reported in 2011 and 35 in 2012. But...


Cyclone likely to cross coastal areas of Sindh on Friday night

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Cyclone likely to cross coastal areas of Sindh on Friday night KARACHI: The tropical cyclone-Nilofer in Arabian Sea is likely to cross the adjoining coastal areas of lower Sindh and Indian Gujrat as a depression with a wind speed of 70-80 km/hour gusting up to 90 km/hour on Friday evening or night, the Met Office forecast. In tropical cyclone advisory on Thursday, the Met office said...


Cyclone likely to cross coastal areas of Sindh on Friday night

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Cyclone likely to cross coastal areas of Sindh on Friday night KARACHI: The tropical cyclone-Nilofer in Arabian Sea is likely to cross the adjoining coastal areas of lower Sindh and Indian Gujrat as a depression with a wind speed of 70-80 km/hour gusting up to 90 km/hour on Friday evening or night, the Met Office forecast. In tropical cyclone advisory on Thursday, the Met office said...


South Waziristan: US drone strike kills four

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South Waziristan: US drone strike kills four PESHAWAR: At least four persons have been killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan near the Afghan border, security officials said Thursday. The attack happened early Thursday in Nargas village of Azam Warsak district, 25 kilometres (15 miles) west of Wana, the main town of South Waziristan tribal region. A senior security official...


Cyclone Nilofar: Live Updates

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Cyclone Nilofar: Live Updates 1:00 PM: According to the recent reports, Cyclone Nilofar in the Arabian Sea is weakening gradually and is about 650 km in southwest of Karachi and 630 km southeast of Gawadar coast. Met department reported that the cyclone would continue to move north-eastward (towards adjoining coastal areas of Lower Sindh and Indian Gujrat) with a...


Clashes near Bara: 15 militants, three soldiers killed

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Clashes near Bara: 15 militants, three soldiers killed PESHAWAR: As many as 15 militants and three security officials were killed in a clash near Bara Tehseel during the ongoing campaign against extremist elements. News agency claims that four security officials also sustained injuries during the clashes. According to the reports, a son of key militant figure Mangal Bagh was also killed in the...


KE Announces Special Measures to Facilitate Muharram Majalis, Rallies and Processions

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KE Announces Special Measures to Facilitate Muharram Majalis, Rallies and Processions According to K-Electric press statement the company has been facilitating commemorative meetings and processions as part of its program to support local administration for maintaining law and order during the first 10 days of Muharram-ul-Haraam. The program includes exemption of feeders, availability of emergency generators, functioning of four regional control rooms as well as special...


KE Readies itself for Tropical Cyclone Nilofer; Emergency Plan Initiated to Weather the Storm

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KE Readies itself for Tropical Cyclone Nilofer; Emergency Plan Initiated to Weather the Storm K-Electric (KE) has issued a press statement in which it has categorically assured that an emergency plan has been initiated to deal with the incoming Cyclone, Nilofer. Giving details the statement said that all standby equipment is being readied so as to counter any devastation God forbid caused by the tropical Cyclone Nilofer. KE is...


Pakistan-India relations: government urges world community to support early resumption of peace process

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Pakistan-India relations: government urges world community to support early resumption of peace process Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday called upon the international community to support an early resumption of the peace process with India and a resolution of all outstanding issues, including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to US Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan,...


PTI MNAs scheduled to appear before NA speaker today

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PTI MNAs scheduled to appear before NA speaker today ISLAMABAD: The 27 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Members of National Assembly (MNAs) are scheduled to appear before the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq here today (Wednesday). The speaker has already decided to meet and record the statements of the PTI MNAs individually, and not collectively, who have already tendered their resignations, to confirm whether they...


Prime Minister urges PPP, MQM to settle differences through talks

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Prime Minister urges PPP, MQM to settle differences through talks Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has underlined the need for reconciliation between Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Sources said the Prime Minister during a meeting with an MQM delegation stated that the country can not afford political instability. The PM underscored the need for the two major political forces in Sindh province...


Musharraf’s mother leaves from Dubai for Karachi

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Musharraf’s mother leaves from Dubai for Karachi DUBAI: Mother of Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has left from Dubai for Karachi on Tuesday to meet her son, Aaj News reported. According to details, Musharraf’s mother, Zareen Musharraf, is flying via Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-203 which is scheduled to land at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi at 3:30 pm (Pakistan Standard...


Cyclone Nilofar 1,120 KM away from Karachi

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Cyclone Nilofar 1,120 KM away from Karachi KARACHI: Tropical cyclone Nilofar which was formed over the Arabian Sea is 1,120 KM southwest of Karachi and 1,030 KM west of Gwadar. According to Meteorological Department, Nilofar is moving at 6 KM/Hr towards the north and northwest. The tropical cyclone is expected to move towards the coastal areas of Sindh from the northeast tomorrow...


CM Sindh denies hunger induced deaths in Tharparkar

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CM Sindh denies hunger induced deaths in Tharparkar KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah addressing the provincial assembly session Monday said the government in recent past has arranged wheat worth Rs 2 billion for 160,000 people of drought hit area in Tharparkar. Responding to comments made by certain opposition members on the floor of the house about media reports regarding dismal...


MQM delegation to meet PM Nawaz today

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MQM delegation to meet PM Nawaz today Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement is getting close to ruling party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), as a result of the differences with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). In this connection, a delegation of MQM will hold meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today (Tuesday). In this meeting, PML-N and MQM will exchange views on development projects and...


MQM reacted disproportionately: Aitzaz

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MQM reacted disproportionately: Aitzaz Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has urged Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain not to use religion with a view to gaining political mileage, adding that it is the right of MQM to struggle for a new province under the law and constitution. He was addressing a news conference here on Monday....


Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves for his foreign trip

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Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves for his foreign trip LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief, Dr Tahirul Qadri has left Pakistan for his foreign trip, Aaj News reported. According to the schedule, Tahirul Qadri will first go to Dubai and later to London. While speaking to media ahead of his departure, PAT Chief said: “70 days sit-ins have created political awareness among the workers...


Sit-ins to fizzle out, Pakistan to prosper: PM

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Sit-ins to fizzle out, Pakistan to prosper: PM ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the sit-in of a political party in Islamabad would ultimately fizzle out and the country, with the government’s efforts, would continue to make progress. Talking to media persons after inaugurating the International Investment Conference here, the Prime Minister said those following the immature politics of sit-ins...


Cyclone Nilofar 12,022 KM away from Karachi

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Cyclone Nilofar 12,022 KM away from Karachi KARACHI: A tropical cyclone named as Nilofar which may further intensify into a severe tropical cyclone during the next 36-48 hours, is 12,022 KM away from Karachi. Meteorological Department reported that Tropical Cyclone Nilofar is 12,022 KM away from Karachi and 11,045 KM away from Gwadar. Tropical Storm Nilofar is present 906 KM away in...


PPP observes patience over MQM speeches, says Sharjeel

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PPP observes patience over MQM speeches, says Sharjeel KARACHI: The leaders of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) were observing patience over the speeches being made by the leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), said Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Memon on Sunday. Sharjeel Memon said PPP leaders could come up with a logical response to what he termed the baseless allegations being hurled at his...


Kashmir Million March: Imran nephew detained in London

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Kashmir Million March: Imran nephew detained in London LONDON: A nephew of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan,  ‘Hasan Niazi’  was taken into custody by London police from Kashmir Million March. According to reports, Niazi was released shortly after being detained in the wake of commotion caused by some participants of the March. While talking to the media, Hasan Niazi said: “I simply used...


Nilofar may bring heavy rains in coastal areas

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Nilofar may bring heavy rains in coastal areas Pakistan Meteorological Department on Sunday warned that a deep depression over the Arabian Sea was expected to turn into the tropical cyclone ‘Nilofar’ that might bring heavy rains along the coast of the country including Karachi in next few days’. Mentioning on Sunday that the weather in the coastal areas may turn hot and humid...


Dar, ICBC chief discuss development of Gwadar

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Dar, ICBC chief discuss development of Gwadar Federal Minister of Finance, Ishaq Dar Sunday met Chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Jiang Jianqing in Beijing and discussed investment opportunities for the bank in various sectors, including infrastructure development of Gwadar. According to a message received here from Beijing, Chairman Jiang Jianqing expressed his gratitude to the government of...


MQM observes ‘Black Day’ today against Khursheed Shah’s Remarks

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MQM observes ‘Black Day’ today against Khursheed Shah’s Remarks KARACHI: Muthahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is observing Sunday as a black day across entire Sindh Province against Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Khursheed Shah’s terming the Urdu word Mohajir (migrant) a swearword. MQM committee announced on Saturday that the party will observe a peaceful mourning day on Sunday and requested the party workers and activists to remain peaceful and...


Pakistan air strikes kill 18 militants: military

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Pakistan air strikes kill 18 militants: military ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s military said on Sunday it had killed 18 militants in air attacks in a troubled tribal district near the Afghan border. The strikes took place Saturday night in Khyber district, where the Taliban and another banned militant group the Lashkar-e-Islam have taken refuge, the military said in a statement. It said a huge...


Afghan President keen to improve trade ties with Pakistan: Ibrahimi

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Afghan President keen to improve trade ties with Pakistan: Ibrahimi KARACHI: President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani was keen to  enhance trade ties with Pakistan in order to pave way for a mutually beneficial partnership. In this regard, the Afghan government in its new set up wishes to receive business delegations from the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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