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  1. Ahsan reiterates dialogue offer to PTI, PAT : October 01, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday reiterated that the government was ready to hold talks with leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Inshaf and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek , urging them to let their workers celebrate Eidul Azha happily at their home towns. Addressing a press conference here, he said that Pakistan could not afford the sit-ins, which were badly affecting the economy, besides creating difficulties for the masses.

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  2. Govt to hold donors moot to seek fundsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Finance Minister Senator has directed the Economic Affairs Division and Foreign Office to prepare a report on initial assessment of damages by floods and to hold a donors conference to engage the donors in the rehabilitation work. He also asked Secretary Cabinet and Secretary EAD to undertake Recovery Need Assessment with assistance from UNDP and Damage Need Assessment with the help of simultaneously for having a correct estimate of damages and efforts required for recovery of the situation of flood affectees.

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  3. Pak army fires at Indian posts in J&K's Poonch, India retaliates stronglyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Indian security forces have retaliated to unprovoked firing by Pak army at LoC in J&K's Poonch district. JAMMU: The Pakistani army on Wednesday resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the line of control in Jammu & Kashmir.

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  4. Ministers offer Asghar case helpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Scottish government says it stands ready to assist in the case of a Scot who was shot by a prison guard in Pakistan. The 70-year-old has been in hospital since he was shot in the back on Thursday at Adiala jail in Rawalpindi.

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  5. Polio team attacked in Rahimyar KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Nation

    Police arrived at the scene and arrested a school teacher, identified as Ashraf, who reportedly led the attack. The polio team halted immunization activities in the area following the incident.

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  6. 'Know your Army' program kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Nation

    Lahore- A group of 84 students from Government College University, Lahore spent a day out visiting various military units and formations of Pakistan Army at Lahore Garrison, military media wing reported today. According to Inter Services Public Relations press release, the day-long program was specifically organized to enlighten students on routine functioning of Pakistan Army, its organization and defense capability.

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  7. Supreme Court restores PTI's MPA membership : October 01, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended election tribunal's decision and restored membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly member Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur. The three member bench headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhry heard the Ikramullah Gandapur petition against election tribunal decision.

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  8. Willing to help floodhit people in JampK Punjab govtRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Terming the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir as a "huge tragedy," Punjab Government today said it is willing to help the affected people in every possible way. "The whole country feels the pain of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.Punjab Government will help the state in every possible way.

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  9. SC restores membership of PTI lawmaker : October 01, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended election tribunal decision and restored membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly member Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur. A three member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk was hearing a petition challenging the tribunal's decision.

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  10. PTI, PAT workers start returning home from sit-ins to celebrate Eidul ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Participants of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek have started packing their luggage on the reported indication by respective leadership that they could go to their hometowns for celebrating Eidul Azha with family members. "I have packed my luggage on the indication of my zonal leader by his respective leadership that we could go to our hometowns for celebrating Eid ul Azha," said Muazzam Bukhari, a PAT worker.

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  11. Punjab to launch Anti-Measles Campaign againRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    Rawalpindi- Punjab government has decided to launch Anti-Measles Campaign again from October 6th. The campaign will cost RS 3.25 Billion; 30 million children will be the target of campaign and International organization will pay 53% expenditures while Punjab government will bear 47 % expenditures.

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  12. SC restores PTI's Gandapur as MPARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- The Supreme Court has overruled an election tribunal decision today and restored KPK assembly membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Ikram Ullah Gandapur. Last week, an election tribunal in Peshawar disqualified KPK's Minister for Agriculture, Ikram Ullah Gandapur, over his fake degree and ordered reelection in PK-67 Dera Ismail Khan constituency.

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  13. Seven new dengue cases reported in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    Lahore- Another seven dengue cases were found in Punjab. The total has now reached 126. According to details, following the changes in weather dengue virus has started growing rapidly specifically in Lahore and Rawalpindi.

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  14. Daduwal files plea for bailRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Claiming to be victim of political vendetta, Sant Samaj leader and a member of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee , Baljit Singh Daduwal, has moved the Punjab and Haryana high court, seeking bail. Daduwal was arrested on August 24 by the Punjab police in connection with an FIR registered against him in Faridkot on March 16, 2009, on the charges of attempt of murder and under various sections of the Arms Act.

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  15. Blast at Attari Border integrated check post truck burntRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Panic gripped at the integrated check post of Attari Border on Wednesday after a blast took place in the truck that came from Pakistan yesterday. The Blast took place at 7:48am and the truck was carrying Hydrogen Peroxide.

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  16. Rohit Bal ties up with NGO to help flood victims in KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Ace designer Rohit Bal has tied up with an NGO in an attempt to help the homeless victims of the devastating Jammu and Kashmir floods. The floods have left many homeless, and Bal, who is himself from Kashmir, has decided to supply building materials to help them build new houses.

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  17. Pinned drug lords now keep them down says Kiran BediRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Claiming that the drug abuse situation in Punjab was worrisome about a year ago and the Punjab government initiatives had improved it a lot since, former IPS officer and Magsaysay Award winner Kiran Bedi said here on Tuesday that the menace could be fought now or never. She stressed the need for taking consistent measures to make the state clean of drugs.

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  18. Indo-U.S. Military Exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' In ProgressRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | INDOlink

    JAMMU: A fourteen day-long Indo-U.S. military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' has begun in Uttarakhand to strengthen and broaden inter-operability and cooperation between the two Armies. "The India-U.S. Combined Military Training Exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014', commenced on September 17 at Ranikhet and Chaubattia, is in progress," PRO, Defence, Northern Command, said.

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  19. Punjabi NRIs part of wellknit narcotics circuit in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    It is an open secret. Acknowledged for their enterprising skills the world over, some Punjabi NRIs, mainly in Canada and the UK, are spreading the illicit multi-crore drug racket in the international market through hawala transactions, also harming the socio-economic fabric of their own motherland.

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  20. ConstanceTHE Electronic Highway is a Two-Way StreetRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The interests of the U.S. military-industrial complex appear to take precedence over U.S. national interests and human rights concerns, a recent transfer of fighter jets to Pakistan shows. From behind the ivory tower called the White House on New Year's Eve, even as the ground in Rawalpindi - headquarters of Pakistan's military - was wet with the blood of twice-premier Benazir Bhutto, the Bush Administration okayed the delivery of deadly F-16 jets to Pakistan worth nearly $500 million.

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