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23 min ago | Daily Times

Habibur Rehman appointed as MD Opf : July 28, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Habibur Rehman Khan Director General Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment has been transferred and posted as Managing Director Overseas Pakistanis Foundation .

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4 hrs ago | The Nation

Violation of Ramazan ordinance: Cineplex Islamabad shut down for indefinite period

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/28-Jul-2014/violation-of-ramazan-ordinance-cineplex-islamabad-shut-down-for-indefinite-period For news details Read on : Violation of Ramazan ordinance: Cineplex Islamabad shut down for indefinite period Islamabad- Entertainment-starved residents of Pakistan's capital were deprived of their ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outlook

It's Not Shi'as Vs Sunnis

Although the Shi'ites were a majority in Iraq, Sunnis predominated in positions of power and wealth throughout the twentieth century.

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The Peninsula

Lawyers oppose govt decision to call army in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Bar Association has filed a petition with the Islamabad High Court against the government decision to call out the army to secure the federal capital.

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Daily Times

Nawaz urges patience; salutes armed forces, Waziristan IDPs : July 29, 2014,

Nawaz dedicated the Eid day to all the valiant soldiers waging a battle to rid Waziristan of terrorism, and the internally displaced persons , who had to leave their homes because of the operation Zarb-e-Azb.

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Switched

Eid ul-Fitr 2014: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr , also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid , is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan .

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India.com

Pakistani daily

Islamabad, Jul 28: The communal violence in Indian town of Saharanpur should be halted at once before it spreads and becomes uncontrollable, a Pakistani daily said in an editorial.

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The Daily Star

Pakistani girls killed over 'blasphemy' on Facebook

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities.

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AlertNet

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over "blasphemous" ...

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Times

Monsoon downpour lashes twin cities; teen loses life in Pindi : July 28, 2014,

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: A teen lost his life at Rawalpindi's Adiala Road, as the monsoon showers exposed the competency of the Rawalpindi and Islamabad administration authorities, putting lives and valuables of thousands at risk.According to reports, a teenager died when the ceiling of his home came down because of the heavy rain bursts at Adiala ... (more)

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Daily Times

Invoking Article 245 : Nobody except terrorists should be worried: Rashid : July 28, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said on Sunday that nobody except terrorists should be worried about invoking Article 245 as the article would be invoked in the backdrop of handling terrorist threats in the country.

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Trinidad Guardian

T&T-born HIV activist fights on

HIV activists stage a silent protest on July 20 at the opening ceremony of the International Aids 2014 conference, which commenced with a memorial for six HIV activists who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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Newindpress

One Killed in Explosion in Pakistan's Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: A blast occurred in a market in Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday killing one person, a media report said.

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The Nation

Snakes increasing in Islamabad

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/27-Jul-2014/snakes-increasing-in-islamabad For news details Read on : Snakes increasing in Islamabad ISLAMABAD- It is not an unusual phenomenon to witness the stray dogs, monkeys, porcupines and hoards of wild boars crossing the streets in Pakistani capital specially at night, however this ... (more)

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Newkerala.com

Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks

Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb seven highest peaks in seven continents in under eight months, media reported Sunday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

First Pakistani team of mountaineers summit K2 peak

The first-ever team of Pakistani climbers have reached the top of the world's second tallest mountain, K2, to mark 60 years since it was first scaled.

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Daily Times

PTI unmoved by Article 245 move; vows to approach SC : July 27, 2014,

"We sought to work through Parliament also but the committee formed to examine electoral rigging was dismantled by the PML-N after two of its meetings.

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Daily Times

Police arrest 59 outlaws; drugs, weapons siezed : July 27, 2014,

RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Some 57 outlaws, including nine gamblers and four suspected dacoits were arrested by the police, under its ongoing drive against the anti-social elements in various areas of the city during the last three days.According to sources, the police recovered 1,060 grammes of charas and 540 grammes of heroin, 62 bottles of liquor, ... (more)

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Daily Times

Pakistan assures IMF of enhancing economic growth

ISLAMABAD: The government has promised with the International Monetary Fund under Extend Fund Facility programme to raise economic growth gradually to near five percent by 2015-16 as macroeconomic stability was entrenched and structural reforms were pursued.

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Hindustan Times

Lashkar followers in courtroom Pak mulls incamera 2611 trial

Citing "some fear" of the Lashkar-e-Taiba in the judiciary, the Nawaz Sharif government is pondering the possibility of holding in-camera proceedings to add speed to the 26/11 trial being conducted in an anti-terror court in Islamabad.

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