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38 min ago | Daily Times

Govt has no concern with libel notice to Imran: aide : July 25, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Special Assistant to prime minister on National Affairs Irfan Siddique on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan as a seasoned player would definitely prove his rigging allegations in court of law in response to Rs 20 billion defamation suit, filed by former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.

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4 hrs ago | India.com

Pakistana s Supreme Court turns down Pervez Musharrafa s plea for early ...

Islamabad, July 26 :Pakistan's Supreme Court has turned down a plea by former president Pervez Musharraf to fix an early date for the hearing of the government's appeal against the Sindh High Court's June 12 verdict to remove his name from Exit Control List .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

No power outages in Islamabad, Rawalpindi during Eid

The residents of twin cities will have low or zero loadshedding of electricity during Eid days due to rains that are expected to continue for almost the whole week.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.S. tells Pakistan: Do not let Haqqani fighters resettle

The U.S. government urged Pakistan on Friday to prevent displaced Haqqani militants from returning to their traditional sanctuary after a Pakistani military offensive near the Afghanistan border.

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Daily Times

Six killed in blasts, attack : July 26, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: A bomb killed at least two Pakistani soldiers in the tribal areas while four others, including two soldiers, died in land mine explosions.

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Daily Times

Yaumul Quds rallies denounce Israel's genocide of Palestinians

ISLAMABAD: Yaumul Quds was observed on Jummatul Wida , with religious zeal and fervour in the twin cities in an expression of solidarity with the people of Palestine and condemn the ongoing massacre of innocent Palestinians in Gaza at the hand of Israeli forces.This day is observed to express support and solidarity with the oppressed Muslims of ... (more)

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Daily Times

Reduction of 50% fare, regular timings enables PR to earn Rs 6bn

ISLAMABAD: Timely reduction up to fifty percent in fare of Pakistan Railways and ensuring timely arrival and departure of trains brought in more than Rs 6 billion to PR during fiscal year 2013-14 as compared to 2012-2013.

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India Talkies

Pak Army to maintain law and order in Islamabad from Aug.1 - Indiatalkies.com

Islamabad, July 25: The Pakistan Army will be asked to maintain law and order in national capital Islamabad from August 1, said Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday.

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South China Morning Post

Beatings and addiction: Pakistan drug - clinic' prescribes torture

Beaten and malnourished, he lost his eyesight in a "clinic" run by a Pakistani mullah claiming to cure addicts who were kept against their will and forced to recite the Koran.

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The Indian Express

The trial in Pakistan has been going at a slow pace.

India on Friday summoned Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner and lodged a strong protest against the adjournment of the ongoing Mumbai terror attack case trial in Pakistan.

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Daily Times

Eid to be rainy: PMD : July 25, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The weather experts have indicated chances of rain in the upper parts of the country on the mega festival of Eidul Fitr, which would make it easy for the people to visit the recreational spots and enjoy the festivity.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Times

Govt asked to prepare plan to get rid of WB/IMF loans: Senate committee

ISLAMABAD: A legislative body of senators directed Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms to make a comprehensive plan to get rid of from World Bank and International Monetary Fund clutches and put the country towards self reliance.

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The Gazette

Witness: Teen's plane didn't show obvious distress

A man who saw a plane flown by an Indiana teen who was killed during an around-the-world flight attempt says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show any obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean off American Samoa.

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Daily Times

Pakistan working to give India - most favoured nation' status : July 25, 2014,

Islamabad said it would re-start work on improving trade ties with arch-rival India when the two nations' foreign ministers meet in Islamabad next month.

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Daily Times

Pakistan rejects claim that 100,000 IDPs moved to Afghanistan : July 25, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of State & Frontier Regions on Thursday rejected the claim of Afghanistan that 100,000 persons from North Waziristan Agency have migrated to its territory after Pakistan's armed forces launched a military offensive to hunt down the terrorists.

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Daily Times

Pakistan says al Qaeda trainer, not Taliban militant, arrested : July 25, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan security officials said on Thursday they had arrested a top militant near the Afghan border but not a Pakistani Taliban leader who colleagues had identified last week as a man who once tried to blow up former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

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Daily Times

Jobless youths to get 50,000 vehicles under Yellow Cab Scheme from October: CM

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that government was implementing various programmes for empowerment and provision of employment opportunities to youths and that Yellow Cab Scheme will be started in the month of October this year under which 50,000 vehicles will be given to unemployed youths on soft terms and conditions.

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Roll Call

Did Pakistan Let Haqqani Network Slip Away on Purpose?

Pakistani schoolchildren stand at the spot where Nasiruddin Haqqani, a senior leader of the feared militant Haqqani network, was assassinated at an Afghan bakery in the Bhara Kahu area on the outskirts of Islamabad on Nov. 11. AAMIR QURESHI Leaders in Pakistan have declared it of late, both publicly and privately: The country is going after all ... (more)

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Daily Times

Pakistan asks Karzai to pardon jailed reporter : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday appealed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for contacting 'terrorists.'

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News24

.com | Pakistan calls for 'humanitarian pause' in Gaza

Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in the New Yorker.

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