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2 hrs ago | Outlook
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.
6 hrs ago | Daily Times
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)
10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
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.
14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
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.
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.
A double murder in the name of honour came to light on Thursday at a village in this district.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Under the party policy 28 out of 30 legislators submitted their resignations to the Assembly Secretary Rai Mumtaz on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
The Bhartiyan Janata Party stands exposed in the bypolls with the Modi-wave becoming ineffective.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 09:28 pm
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