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2 hrs ago | Outlook

Pak Protest: Army Chief Steps In to Mediate Between Embattled Govt, Protesters

Pakistan's powerful army chief has stepped in to mediate between the embattled government and the protesters seeking resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, bringing the military back into the centre stage and signaling a possible end to the high-political drama.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Times

RAC stages - Pehchan Humari Pakistan' : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The fun lovers of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were entertained with a play `Pehchan Humari Pakistan' staged at Rawalpindi Arts Council in connection with Independence Day celebrations.The play titled "Pehchan Humari Pakistan", was written by Azhar Firoz and directed by Imran Rushdi while portraying theme on nation's identity ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

BSF recovers four kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers recovered four kg of heroin sought to be smuggled in from the Pakistan side in the Amritsar sector of Punjab, officials said here Friday.

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14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Pakistan army chief intervention sparks fears of political meddling

Pakistan's army chief, General Raheel Sharif, has agreed to act as mediator to try to resolve the country's current political crisis, but there are fears that military could use this opportunity to assert its influence over a democratically-elected civilian government.

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20 hrs ago | Rediff.com

Build toilets in the mind first

The money may be large but it begins to look small when seen in the context of the problem.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hindustan Times

Nine SDMs in Phagwara in 11 months affects work

Contrary to the Punjab government's claims to introduce reforms in the government and make the bureaucracy responsible, the Phagwara sub division of Kapurthala district has witnessed nine subdivisional magistrates in the past 11 months.

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Hindustan Times

Honour killing Girl lover murdered in Amritsar village

A double murder in the name of honour came to light on Thursday at a village in this district.

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Daily Times

Metro bus project facing delay due to protests : August 29, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The protests and sit-ins in the capital have turned life and businesses in the twin cities miserable where many mega projects, including the multi-billion metro bus project have been affected badly.The construction work of the mass transit project, which was scheduled to be completed before the end of this year has slowed down.

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Daily Times

India ready to talk Kashmir within - bilateral' framework : August 28, 2014,

NEW DELHI India's Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin has said that India is willing to discuss the issue of Jammu Kashmir with Pakistan within the framework of bilateral agreements of Simla and the Lahore Declaration.

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DNA India

Missing Indian 'killed' in Iraq clash: Family performs...

Amid reports of Indians fighting alongside ISIS, Arif Ejaz Majeed, one of the four young men from Kalyan who had gone missing during a pilgrimage to Iraq, is said to have been killed in a bomb blast.

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Daily Times

Indian forces violate ceasefire in Sialkot : August 28, 2014,

SIALKOT India's Border Security Forces on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing in the Bajwat sector of Sialkot which was effectively responded by the Chenab Rangers of Pakistan.

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DNA India

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal seeks Arun Jaitley, Uma Bharti's...

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today sought intervention of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Uma Bharti for "prompt clearance" of the project to restart work on the 'Sakki/Kiran Nallah' in Amritsar and Gurdaspur Districts.

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Hindustan Times

Power load shedding back as coal crisis worsens

Owing to the ongoing coal crisis, power cuts are back in the rural areas of Punjab with the farming sector also not getting adequate power supply.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hindustan Times

Dont migrate serve countrys needy Badal to doctors

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said it was a "colossal wastage" of resources on preparing doctors if they migrate to other countries and asked them to work in the state where their services were far more required.

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Daily Times

PTI legislators in Punjab Assembly submit resignations : August 28, 2014,

Under the party policy 28 out of 30 legislators submitted their resignations to the Assembly Secretary Rai Mumtaz on Wednesday.

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DNA India

India-Pakistan talks: Pakistan accuses India of ceasefire violation

In an apparent case of pot calling kettle black, Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday questioned their border-guarding counterpart BSF as to why they were "blatantly firing on Pakistani positions" defying ceasefire protocol.

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Newkerala.com

Include maize in crop procurement list: Punjab to Centre

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday urged the central government to add maize to the crop procurement list of the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd to enable it procure maize from his state.

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DNA India

Ebola outbreak: Punjab exporters avoid visits to West African nations

In the wake of Ebola disease outbreak in West African nations, Punjab's light engineering goods makers and exporters expect shipments in future to be hit as they have decided not to "put their lives at risk" by postponing/cancelling their visits to these countries.

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Merinews

Bypolls results: Not a good news for BJP, party needs to introspect

The Bhartiyan Janata Party stands exposed in the bypolls with the Modi-wave becoming ineffective.

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Hindustan Times

Nanded Takht Board row Badal writes to PM

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "restrain" Maharashtra government from going ahead with its "arbitrary" decision to reduce SGPC's representation in the Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Board at Nanded.

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