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Local news for Islamabad, Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The Independent

The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

Saudi Arabia is giving $3bn - yes, A 2bn, and now let's have done with exchange rates - to the Pakistani government of Nawaz Sharif.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Times

Judicial commission to probe Karachi attack on Hamid Mir : April 21, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has constituted a three-member judicial commission to investigate the attack on anchorperson Hamid Mir that left him seriously injured on Saturday.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Times

Civil society activists, journalists condemn attack on Hamid Mir

ISLAMABAD: The journalist community protested outside the National Press Club on Sunday against the attack on Hamid Mir in Karachi.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

PML-N double standards: a short but high-profile tale

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain would not be issued a National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis unless he applies again by appearing in the High Commission of Pakistan in London.

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14 hrs ago | The Nation

No MFN status for India: Khurram Dastagir

Islamabad- Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that Pakistan is not considering granting Most Favoured Nation status to India.

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18 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Journalist survives bid on life

A file picture of senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir hosting an open air talk show in Islamabad.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Asia News Network

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Tight security for former Pakistan president

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's special chartered plane has arrived in Karachi on late Saturday night, after departing from Islamabad.

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Daily Times

Foreign judicial delegates meet CJP

Islamabad: Foreign judicial delegations from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, USA, Iran, UK and Belgium participating in International Judicial Conference 2014 called on the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani in his Chambers during the second day of International Judicial Conference in Supreme Court, Islamabad on Saturday.

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Daily Times

Govt working on strategy to ensure food security

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Food Security have decided to jointly chalk out a strategy to ensure food security in the country by equipping the agriculture sector with latest technologies and offering tax incentives on agricultural imports in the federal budget for 2014-15.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Pakiastani TV Journalist Hamid Mir Wounded In Attack

Prominent TV anchor Hamid Mir is in a Karachi hospital after gunmen opened fire on his car Saturday afternoon.

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Daily Times

Army, minister condemn attack on Mir : April 19, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Condemning attack on noted journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday said that detailed inquiry would be launched into the incident to trace the culprits, which has also been demanded by the Pakistan Army to ascertain the facts.

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The Nation

Rain expected in several areas of northern Pakistan

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/19-Apr-2014/rain-expected-in-several-areas-of-northern-pakistan For news details Read on : Rain expected in several areas of northern Pakistan Karachi- Scattered rain-thunderstorm lashed down yesterday on parts of KPK, Islamabad, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, most parts of Punjab and some ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani U.N. staff members from Karachi

Supporters of Pakistan's former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf shout slogans during their leader's telephonic address outside his farmhouse, Friday, April 18, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Townhall

NATO Gives Putin the Green Light on Ukraine

Pakistan: The Pakistani Taliban said Wednesday they will not renew a ceasefire they called over a month ago to facilitate peace negotiations.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Pakistan's masses the hardest hit by energy crisis

Pakistan is facing a severe energy crisis that is having a catastrophic effect on its industries and on its citizens.

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Daily Times

Pakistan to hold fresh talks with Taliban negotiators

ISLAMABAD: The Taliban Coordination Committee, headed by Maulana Samiul Haq, and Habibullah Khattak-led government committee will meet today to chalk out future line of action for the peace process with the TTP that has hit a major snag in the wake of ceasefire revoked by the Taliban, a government communiqu said.

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Daily Times

Taliban are not sincere to peace talks: senators

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party legislators in the Upper House on Thursday claimed that the Taliban are not sincere to peace talks, which is why they have ended the ceasefire.

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Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Pakistani Madrassa Names Its Library For Osama Bin Laden

A sign now outside the small library at a religious school for girls in Pakistan's capital says the room has been named for a martyr - Osama bin Laden, whose al-Qaida terrorist network was responsible for the Sept.

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Daily Times

Pakistan, Turkey asked to implement PTA soon : April 18, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday asked governments of Pakistan and Turkey to move fast by resolving all technical issues under discussions for the last three years over the implementation of the Preferential Trade Agreement between the two countries.

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