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  1. PIA had 7 passengers standing during flight to Saudi, probe on11 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | India.com

    Islamabad, Feb 26 The PIA allowed seven passengers to travel standing in the aisles all the way to Saudi Arabia last month, prompting a probe into the serious breach of security regulations by Pakistan's loss-making national carrier, according to media reports. As many as seven passengers aboard the Boeing 777 Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-743 on January 20 were forced to stand throughout the over three-hour flight after the airline boarded excess passengers, Dawn newspaper reported.

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  2. Pakistan launches terror crackdown: Four killed, 600 arrested in PunjabRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Following the crackdown launched by the Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police and the Punjab Rangers in different parts of Layyah and Rawalpindi districts in Pakistan, around 600 suspects have been taken into custody. According to a news release issued on Saturday by the Inter-Services Public Relations , the crackdowns were undertaken under the recently launched Raddul Fassad operation by the army and the law-enforcement agencies also claimed to have seized weapons and banned literature during the crackdowns "Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad continues across the country.

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  3. Pakistan-Afghanistan begin negotiation mechanism to address terror concernsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Pakistan has said that it has begun a negotiation mechanism with Afghanistan which will enable both nations to address each other's concerns over terrorism. "Both sides have said that terrorism is a common enemy and both sides agree that there should be cooperation for dealing with this issue.

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  4. NIA to deport PoK youth who aided terrorists in Uri terror attackRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : The National Investigative Agency will soon file a closure report in connection with a case relating to the two youth from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir , who were suspected to have helped the terrorists carry out the deadly attack in an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector last year. Faisal Hussain Awan and Ahsan Khursheed - will be sent back as the charges framed against could not be substantiated.

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  5. 'Intruder' shot by BSF was mentally ill, says Pakistan mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Army jawans patrol in Panjpora village of Bijbehara in south Kashmir, following the ambush in Shopian on Thursday. Pic/PTI Islamabad: A Pakistani woman, who was shot dead when she allegedly tried to infiltrate into Indian territory along the International Border, was mentally ill, a media report said on Saturday.

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  6. PSL 2017: Afridi guides Peshawar home in dramatic chase against QuettaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    Needing 7 off the last over, Afridi hit Mahmudullah for two fours off first two balls to seal the victory Getty Images In Match No. 19 of the second edition of Pakistan Super League , Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by two wickets in last-over finish on Saturday.

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  7. Pak repatriates 2 Kashmiri youth who mistakenly crossed LoC1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, Feb 25 In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan today repatriated two Indian men from Kashmir who had strayed across the Line of Control by mistake. Security officials said 23-year-old Bilal Ahmed and 24-year-old Arfaz Yousuf crossed the LoC in July, 2015, and January, 2014, respectively and were stranded in Pakistan since then.

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  8. Pakistan to host regional economic summit on March 1: AzizRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Pakistan will host a multi-nation regional economic summit on March 1 aimed at increasing cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism and economic growth, said Sartaj Aziz, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's adviser on foreign affairs on Saturday. Photo - Reuters file Pakistan will host a multi-nation regional economic summit on March 1 aimed at increasing cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism and economic growth, said Sartaj Aziz, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's adviser on foreign affairs on Saturday.

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  9. Pakistan, Turkey sign 10 agreements to enhance bilateral tiesThe...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, Feb 25: Pakistan has signed 10 agreements with Turkey to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields, including exchange of financial intelligence relating to money laundering, hydrocarbon and defence cooperation. The agreements and MoUs were signed during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to Turkey from February 22-24 during which he co-chaired the 5th Session of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council , the Foreign office said.

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  10. Pakistan to host ECO Summit from March 1Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Pakistan will host the ECO Summit here on March 1, said the Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday. He said the theme of the summit to be held in Islamabad would be "Connectivity for Regional Prosperity".

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  11. Pak Interior Minister says media role in countering terrorism importantRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that the media can play a most crucial role in disseminating redible information to counter terrorism. Interacting with media here, Khan claimed that incidents of terrorism have significantly declined since 2013 because of the effective security measures taken by the Nawaz Sharif government.

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  12. Pakistan to host regional ECO summit on March 1: Sartaj Aziz1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, Feb 25 : Pakistan will host a multi-nation regional economic summit on March 1 aimed at increasing cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism and economic growth, the country's top diplomat said today. "Pakistan is hosting the 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation Summit in Islamabad on March 1. The Summit will be preceded by the Senior Official's Meeting on 26-27 February and Council of Foreign Minister s Meeting on 28 February," PM's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told reporters.

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  13. Interpol says won't issue red warrant against MQM founder Altaf HussainRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Interpol has refused to issue a red warrant against Muttahida Qami Movement founder Altaf Hussain, saying it does not intervene in political and religious matters of a state. The Dawn quoted the interior ministry, as saying that Interpol has sought a clarification from the government over the request for issuance of the red warrant against Hussain and details of the sedition charges against him.

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  14. Pakistan allows export of Sikh holy waterRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : The well at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan has been made functional and the government has allowed its holy water to be exported. "The water from this well is like what Aab-i-Zamzam is to Muslims.

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  15. President Erdogan to attend economic summit in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will travel to Pakistan next Wednesday, March 1 to attend the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization summit in the country's capital Islamabad. According to the Presidential Press Center, Erdogan will address participants at the summit and meet with other leaders.He is also set to exchange views on regional and international developments during the summit, the announcement said.

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  16. 10-nation ECO summit to focus on connectivity: AzizRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Islamabad, Feb 25 - The 13th edition of the Economic Cooperation Organisation summit, an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1, will focus on regional connectivity, Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday. He said the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor would help boost the transit and energy corridors in the ECO region.

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  17. Delegation CPIFA meets Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign AffairsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, Feb 25 : A delegation of Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs , led by Ambassador Lu Shumin, called on Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, at the Foreign Office. The delegation is one a three day visit to Pakistan at the invitation of Islamabad Council of World Affairs , read a Pakistan government statement.

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  18. More neededRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Today

    Pakistan government's move in putting Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed on terror list need hardly be a cause for euphoria in India just yet. Only time will prove whether this is, for a change, anything more than an eyewash.

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  19. Pak, Turkey sign 10 agreements to enhance bilateral ties6 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    Islamabad, Feb 25 Pakistan has signed 10 agreements with Turkey to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields, including exchange of financial intelligence relating to money laundering, hydrocarbon and defence cooperation. The agreements and MoUs were signed during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to Turkey from February 22-24 during which he co-chaired the 5th Session of Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council , the Foreign office said.

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  20. Pak PM lifts ban on gas connections in constituencies of party membersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lifted a ban on gas connections for 55 constituencies, consisting of influential politicians and union ministers from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party, including his son-in-law Mohammad Safdar, while others wait for the waiver. This came as the erstwhile Pakistan Peoples Party government had imposed a ban on new connections in 2011 after a serious shortage of natural gas was reported.

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