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State-of-the-art: MoIT working on system for crop estimation

The CEGMaS will use state-of-the-art technology tools to acquire updated crop acreage estimates and quality pallets of the tobacco crop in the pilot regions of Shergarh and Sawabi two of the most tobacco producing regions of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa . The project is being executed by the .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Japan Times

Al-Qaida's shadowy new 'emir' in South Asia has a tough job ahead

Thrust into the limelight after being named leader of al-Qaida's newly created South Asian wing, he has been entrusted with reviving the network's fortunes at a time when Islamic State is generating grisly headlines and luring recruits. Little is known about the man whose thinking was shaped in radicalized seminaries and madrassas of Pakistan and who will now spearhead al-Qaida's activities from Afghanistan to Myanmar.

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The Nation

Jalozai affectees' sit-in enters 3rd day

Activists of the Jalozai Camp Affectees Movement Friday announced to hold a sit-in outside the Governor House and commit self-emulations if their demands were not met. To press the government for their demands, the protest sit-in camp of the Jalozai camp affectees led by its Chairman Iqbal Afridi entered third consecutive day on Friday.

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Suria

Pakistan court orders first civilian...

A judge in Pakistan has ordered a murderer to be hanged next week, officials said Friday, in what would be the country's first civilian execution in six years. Pakistan's Supreme Court in Islamabad pictured August 20, 2014.

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Daily Times

Civil society voices concern over Sikh killings : September 12, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Several civil society organisations on Thursday showed concern over the rising attacks on Sikhs and urged the government to take steps for the protection of minorities. The organisations, including Khwendo Kor , Legal Aid and Awareness Services , SAP-PK, Blue Veins, Aurat Foundation, Baacha Khan Trust, Strengthening Participatory Organisation and Shirkat Gah, said the recent attacks on the Sikhs in Peshawar and Mardan had concerned human right activists.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Art Daily

9/11 Memorial Museum unveils new exhibit on the victorious end in the hunt for Osama bin Laden

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum today introduced to the public a new exhibit portraying the years-long hunt, the ultimate discovery and killing of Osama bin Laden. There are three primary components of the exhibit, including a uniform shirt worn by one of the U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 members who took part in the 2011 raid of bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Daily Times

HRCP calls for staying planned executions; abolishing death penalty : September 12, 2014,

LAHORE: Expressing grave concern over reports that a murder convict is set to be hanged in Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail on September 18, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has urged the government to stay the hanging and announce a formal moratorium on executions. In a statement on Thursday, HRCP Chairperson Zohra Yusuf said: "The HRCP has received with great alarm and dismay reports that Shoaib Sarwar, a death row prisoner currently detained in Haripur Prison, is set to be hanged in Adiala Jail on September 18." She said that the convict was given death sentence on July 2, 1998 for murdering a man named Awais Nawaz in Wah Cantonment in 1996.

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The Nation

65 Kidnapping applications filed as teenagers escape from homes to join "Dharnas"

For news details visit : http://nation.com.pk/national/11-Sep-2014/65-kidnapping-applications-filed-as-teenagers-escape-from-homes-to-join-dharnas For news details Read on : 65 Kidnapping applications filed as teenagers escape from homes to join "Dharnas" Peshawar- Several teenage Boys and girls from KP have run away from their residences to join the protests in Federal Capital Islamabad. According to the sources of Capital City Police, dozens of youngsters are missing from their homes during last 24 days in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshehra, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat and Sawat while 65 applications of kidnapping have been submitted by the parents after which investigation has been started.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Nation

PPP urges army to take notice of 'exploiters'

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has urged Army Chief General Raheel Sharif to take notice of dragging army into political matters. Addressing a press conference in Peshawar, he said COAS would certainly fight any one challenging the mandate of public and attacking the institutions of parliament and judiciary.

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Outlook

Indian Missing in Pak for Two Years Was Captured by Spy Agencies: Police

An Indian national, who went missing in Pakistan's restive northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in 2012, was taken away by intelligence agencies from a police station before his disappearance, police has said. The police officials yesterday told the Peshawar High Court that the Indian national was taken away by personnel of intelligence agencies from a police station before his disappearance in Kohat district in the province.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Indian Express

Washed away in raging floods: A three-year love story, 64 lives

Forty-four cremations in the last 48 hours and the villagers in Rajpur Bhatta are still looking for the dead. On September 4, when they gathered at the house of Sukwinder Singh to join his baraat, no one imagined that his three-year-long love story with Jatinder Kour from nearby Laam would have such an end.

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AlertNet

INSIGHT-Al Qaeda's shadowy new "emir" in South Asia ...

Thrust into the limelight after being named leader of al Qaeda's newly created South Asian wing, he has been entrusted with reviving the network's fortunes at a time when Islamic State is generating grisly headlines and luring recruits. Little is known about the man whose thinking was shaped in radicalised seminaries and madrassas of Pakistan and who will now spearhead al Qaeda's activities from Afghanistan to Myanmar.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

China Daily

9/11 museum unveils new exhibit on hunt for bin Laden

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York on Sunday introduced to the public a new exhibit portraying the years-long hunt for, the ultimate discovery and killing of Osama bin Laden. The exhibit has three primary components, including a uniform shirt worn by one of members of the US Navy SEAL Team 6 who took part in the 2011 raid of bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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The Times of India

Pak Sikhs threaten nationwide protest against killings

Pakistani Sikhs protest near the country's parliament in Islamabad against attacks on gurdwaras, on May 23, 2014. ISLAMABAD: Sikhs in Pakistan have held a protest march and threatened to launch a countrywide agitation if the government fails to provide security to them following targeted killings of members of the minority community in recent weeks.

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The Nation

Punjab: River flow, dam level position released

According to the details, the position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela, Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages today are as under: Rivers: Indus at Tarbela-Inflows 114,700 cusecs and Outflows 72,400 cusecs, Kabul at Nowshera: Inflows 17,800 cusecs and Outflows 17,800 cusecs, Jhelum at Mangla- Inflows 107,500 cusecs and Outflows 95,200 cusecs, Chenab at Marala- Inflows 127,500 cusecs and Outflows 124,500 cusecs.

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AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Monsoon Rains across Pakistan in 2014

Monsoon Rains across Pakistan in 2014 Geneva, 8 September 2014 Brief description of the emergency and impact: Heavy rainfall claimed the lives of 74 people and injured over 90 others in Punjab, Kashmir, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. More specifically, the rains have claimed 40 lives in Punjab, 30 in Kashmir, and 4 in Haripur District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

TheCourier.com

9/11 museum shows SEALa s shirt from bin Laden raid

In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo provided by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, a case containing the fatigue shirt worn by the U.S. Navy SEAL during the mission to capture Osama Bin Laden is seen at the museum in New York.

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SeacoastOnline

President on his game as commander in chief

Following last Sunday's column, in which I expressed approval of President Barack Obama playing "golf after discussing American journalist James Foley's murder, a friend asked me if I had any regrets about taking that position. I'd double down because I think it's arrogant for us to presume we know what the president is thinking, what he knows, what he's planning, how he's grieving or how America will respond.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

NewsOK.com

9/11 museum shows SEAL's shirt from bin Laden raid

The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is going on display at the Sept. 11 museum, along with a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him.

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The Nation

Another Sikh shot dead in Peshawar

Gunmen on a motorcycle Saturday shot dead another Sikh shopkeeper in Nothia Bazaar of Peshawar, officials said It was the third attack on any Sikh community member in the last one month. Harjeet Singh, 25, was sitting at his grocery shop in Nothia Bazaar in the limits of Gulberg Police Station when reportedly two unidentified armed men opened fire on him.

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