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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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Daily Times

Pakistan calls for immediate humanitarian pause in Gaza : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday called for an immediate end to the blockade of Gaza to allow humanitarian relief to reach Palestinians as the death toll in the besieged territory rose to more than 740.

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Daily Times

Ex-CJ sends Rs 20bn libel notice to Imran : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Lawyers of former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Thursday sent a defamation notice worth 20 billion rupees to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan.

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Daily Times

Rathore challenges his sacking from PEMRA : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pervez Rathore, a former acting chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority , on Thursday challenged his removal from the authority at the Supreme Court.

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The Nation

Twin cities welcome some pleasant rainfall

Islamabad- Rawalpindi/Islamabad and surrounding areas received rain on Thursday morning bringing the temperature down in the holy month of Ramzan.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Times

Pakistan and French natural history museums sign MoU : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Museum of Natural History and French National Museum of Natural History signed a memorandum of understanding at Pakistan Science Foundation on Wednesday to promote the development of research and other museum activities on both sides.

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The Peninsula

Move against Khan awaiting Senate's verdict

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has referred the privilege motion moved in the Lower House of Parliament this February against Imran Khan for uttering derogatory and scurrilous remarks against senators to Senate Chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari for taking action as per rules.

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Daily Times

20 terrorists killed in Shawal as forces clear parts of Mirali : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: As many as 20 local and foreign terrorists were killed and four isolated terrorist hideouts destroyed by aerial strikes in Shawal valley on Wednesday as security forces cleared major part of Mirali.

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Daily Times

Pakistani students get leading position in Beijing Summer Camp

ISLAMABAD: Twelve Pakistani middle school students have earned singular honour by taking a leading position among 600 foreign students while participating at the 11-day Beijing International Summer Camp in China that has concluded this week.This was the first time that the Pakistani middle school students, along with their two teachers took part in ... (more)

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