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  1. UNICEF launches U-Report: PakAvaz in Pakistan : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Children's Fund on Monday launched its flagship innovation programme U-Report: PakAvaz in Pakistan. The programme is an innovative mobile-based social monitoring tool designed for young people and communities to strengthen the process of community development by acquiring direct feedback on social issues.

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  2. Strike falters; PIA planes back in sky : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: The flight operation of Pakistan International Airlines is fast returning to normalcy with the return of employees from a strike, state media quoted officials on Monday. According to PIA spokesperson Daniyal Gillani, eighteen flights of the national flag carrier have reached their destinations since the resumption of flight operation.

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  3. No compromise on standard of locomotives: Saad : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that losses of railways are being reduced every year and the department is functioning smoothly. Talking to reporters, he said a loan of six billion rupees has been retired and out-dated locomotives are being replaced.

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  4. Govt a ccused of horse trading in Jhang, Chiniot : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Makhdoom Faisal Saleh Hayat has alleged that the government is buying the loyalties of elected members of local government in Jhang and Chiniot. He demanded that Election Commission of Pakistan take notice of horse trading and said that the Punjab government, through the district administration, was buying loyalties of the elected LG members.

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  5. Dutch Queen Maxima due in Islamabad today : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: United Nations Secretary General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development Queen Maxima of Netherlands will arrive in Pakistan today for a three-day visit. During her visit, she will meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain, besides other engagements with a range of stakeholders from the public and private sectors.

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  6. ANF seizes 28 kg drugs, arrests 15 : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: ANF has seized 28 kg drugs comprising nine kg heroin, 13 kg hashish, five kg opium, 2,400 litre acetic anhydride and 700 gram ice during raids at Islamabad, Attock, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta. ANF Rawalpindi, on pursuance of information, detained two drug carriers Abdul Akbar and Safaid Gul and recovered five kg heroin from them.

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  7. Air commodores Paracha, Qazi promoted as air vice marshals : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Air Commodore Muhammad Haseeb Paracha and Air Commodore Tameezuddin Shakir Qazi of Pakistan Air Force on Monday were promoted to the rank of air vice marshal. Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Haseeb Paracha was commissioned in November 1986.

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  8. CDWP approves 11 projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party on Monday approved 11 projects with a total outlay of Rs 10.078 billion. Planning Minister Ashan Iqbal chaired the meeting, which recommended procurement of 58 diesel electric locomotives worth Rs 16.3 billion to ECNEC and accorded approval to concept clearance of the two projects.

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  9. Can't publicise Lal Masjid inquiry: govt : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Suleman Aslam Butt, attorney general of Pakistan , informed the Supreme Court on Monday that the government could not make the inquiry report on the Operation Silence public because such a move could endanger the lives of the witnesses. A division bench consisting of Justice Iqbal Hamid-ur-Rehman and Justice Faisal Arab took up several clubbed petitions relating to the Lal Masjid operation.

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  10. SECP's appellate bench achieves zero pendency of appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Appellate Bench of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has disposed of 126 appeals during July 2015 to December 2015 and has achieved zero pendency. The Appellate Bench was reconstituted after the appointment of new commissioners and it was aimed by SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi to expedite the disposal of appeals filed before the Appellate Bench under section 33 of SECP Act.

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  11. Raja-Mandala: Maritime India versus Continental DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    While bringing the Indian navy's second international fleet review to a close on Sunday at Visakhapatnam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised, once again, the centrality of the oceans for India's prosperity and security. The scale and scope of the fleet review - nearly 50 countries took part - served to demonstrate India's new salience in the waters of the eastern hemisphere.

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  12. Mumbai plotter tells of failed attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    An American who helped plot deadly attacks in Mumbai told a court on Monday that Pakistan-based militants made two failed attempted attacks on the Indian city before killing 166 people in November 2008. David Headley, who was sentenced in 2013 by a Chicago court to 35 years in a US prison for his role in the atrocity, said Lashkar-e-Taiba militants had been behind the fatal assaults.

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  13. Headley deposition: Trouble for Pathankot probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley's deposition to a trial court in Mumbai has brought back to the fore Pakistan's inaction over the 26/11 attacks, and the difficulty the Modi government is likely to have in getting Islamabad to take action on the Pathankot attack as well. NEW DELHI: Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley's deposition to a trial court in Mumbai has brought back to the fore Pakistan's inaction over the 26/11 attacks, and the difficulty the Modi government is likely to have in getting Islamabad to take action on the Pathankot attack as well.

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  14. Relieved, Delhi works on Pak dossierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 8: The Indian security establishment has expressed satisfaction that David Coleman Headley did not retract during the deposition today the disclosures he had made in a confession before the National Investigation Agency in 2010. The Pakistani-American, now serving a 35-year jail sentence in the US for his role in the Mumbai attacks, today testified over video that the Lashkar-e-Toiba had planned and executed the 26/11 attacks with active help from officers of the ISI, the Pakistan intelligence agency.

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  15. Professor Anjum Paul welcomes inclusion of change in curriculum and protection of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pakistan Christian Post

    Faisalabad: February 8, 2016 In a letter to Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan Ref. No. PMTA/04/16-KPR, dated February 8, 2016 Professor Anjum James Paul, Chairman Pakistan Minorities Teachers' Association has welcomed the inclusion of changes in the curriculum and protection of minorities in the National Action Plan 2014.

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  16. Mr. J Salik set Mr. Daulat Khan as a Peace...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Pakistan Christian Post

    Islamabad: February 8, 2016. Chairman International Welfare Club Toyama, Japan Mr. Doulat Khan met Mr. J Salik today in Islamabad at his residence and assured his complete cooperation in Salik Peace University project.

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  17. Sharmeen hopes Oscar-nominated film will help end Pakistan honour killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Times of Oman

    Pakistani journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy gestures during an interview with Reuters at her office in Karachi, Pakistan, February 4, 2016. Obaid-Chinoy, an Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account for the deaths of hundreds of women and men each year.

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  18. Pakistan summons Bangladesh envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Star

    Amid a diplomatic tension between Dhaka and Islamabad, the Pakistani authorities summoned Bangladesh High Commissioner in Islamabad Suhrab Hossain yesterday. A source in Islamabad said an additional secretary at the Pakistan foreign ministry summoned the Bangladesh envoy.

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  19. David Headley illustrates how LeT carried out 26/11 Mumbai terror attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNA India

    Headley told the court that he had changed his name from the original Dawood Gilani after instructions from the LeT commanders, including Lakhvi, and ISI officials to carry out recce in India for an attack, an "adventurous" task for him. Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley, a key LeT operative, on Monday illustrated how his outfit had planned the 26/11 attacks and executed it after two failed attempts and gave details of the role played by ISI whose three officials he named.

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  20. Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain A judge in Pakistan has accepted a court petition from a British-trained lawyer arguing that the Koh-i-Noor diamond from the Crown Jewels belongs to Pakistan. The 105-carat gem, once the largest known diamond in the world, has long been at the centre of a dispute with India, as it was acquired by Britain in 1849 when the East India Company annexed the region of Punjab.

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